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Mind Teasers : Independent Events Probability Puzzle

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In a drawer, five pair of socks folded together with their matching color lies. These five colors are: Pink, Orange, Green, Purple and Yellow. Each color has only one corresponding pair of socks.

It is night time and you can't see anything in the drawer. You take out a random pair of socks and before you can wear them, you keep them back and pick again. Now, you haven't seen the color yet. Can you calculate the probability that both the times you picked up, you picked pinks socks?

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Mind Teasers : Interview Marble Logic Puzzle

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logical Puzzle

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You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?

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Mind Teasers : Candle Trick Teaser Problem

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Husband has prepared for a candle light dinner on the honeymoon for his wife. While they were having the dinner, a strong breeze flew through the open window and four candles out of ten were extinguished. After that, the husband closed the window.

How many candles were left in the end?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Probabilty Problem To Solve

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Aishwarya was first to board to her flight to delhi.
She forgot her seat number and picks a random seat for herself.
After this, every single person who get to the flight sits on his seat if its available else chooses any available seat at random.
Abhishek is last to enter the flight and at that moment 99/100 seats were occupied.

Whats the probability what Abhishek gets to sit in his own seat ?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Five Tablet Puzzle

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Roy was suffering from severe headaches. He went to see his doctor and the doctor gave him five tablets asking him to take one tablet every 15 minutes.

How much time will it take Roy to consume all the five tablets?

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Mind Teasers : Palindrome Number Riddle

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There can be myriad ways to create a palindrome. One day, I thought of making my own palindrome. I thought of a number and then decided to add the reversed number to it. Sadly, I did not get a palindrome.

So I kept repeating this step and eventually I succeeded in creating a palindrome. I don't know if you can always create a palindrome using this method but I was able to generate one of four digits.

Can you tell me the number at which I started?

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Mind Teasers : New Answer Riddle

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There is a puzzle which can be asked all day with a different correct answer each time. What is the puzzle ?

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Mind Teasers : Short Story Mystery Puzzle

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A Japanese ship was making its way through the Arabian Sea. The captain felt like taking a bath and thus went to the bathroom after removing his Rolex watch and gold bracelet. When he returned back from the bathroom, he found out that his valuables were missing.

He suspected five of his crew members. He called them in and asked all of them what they were doing for the last 15 minutes. They replied as follows:parachute
The French cook (with a butcher knife): I was in fridge room getting meat for cooking.
The German Engineer (with some tools in hand): I was working on the generator engine.
The Bangladeshi seaman (empty handed): I was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake.
The American Radio officer (with his headphones in hand): I was messaging to company that we will reach the port in the next two days that is Friday morning at 1100 hrs.
The Indian navigation officer (empty handed): I was taking a nap before my night watch began.

Upon hearing all of them, the captain found out who was the thief. How did he know that? Who is the thief?

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Mind Teasers : What Is It six letter word. Riddle

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It's a six letter word.
The first four letter is me.
The second and last letter are the same.
The fourth second and last letter are payment.

What Is It ?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Maths Riddle

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Hockey Stick and ball cost $50. If the Stick cost $49 more than the ball.

what is the cost of each ?

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