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Mind Teasers : Math Problem For High School

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It was raining and a water drop accumulated itself over a leaf. It fell down to another leaf and lost 1/4th of its volume. It then fell off to another leaf losing 1/5th of its volume. After that it fell to another leaf losing 1/6th of its volume. This was process was repeated again and again till the water drop reached the last leaf and lost 1/75th of its volume.

Seeking the facts given in the question, will you be able to determine the accurate percentage of loss in the volume of the water drop when it is on the last leaf from its initial volume?

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Mind Teasers : Decrypt Password Riddle

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A person has uncovered a secret that was a mystery for ages. He transfers the data into his hard drive and encrypts the drive with a password. Then, he writes a line on a paper to remember the password.

The line says 'You force heaven to be empty'.

Can you decrypt the line to reveal the password if you know that the password is seven characters long that comprise of just letters and numbers?

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Mind Teasers : Terrorist Plane Hijack Puzzle

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A terrorist hijacks a plane with 10 passengers and there is lots of gold in the plane.
After talking the gold , he asked the government officials for 11 parachutes.
He killed all the passenger so that no one can identify him , take one parachute and jumps off.

Was he stupid to ask for 11
parachutes if he need only one ?

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Mind Teasers : Measuring Time Logic Puzzle

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You are given with two ropes with variable width. However if we start burning both the ropes, they will burn at exactly same time i.e. an hour. The ropes are non-homogeneous in nature. You are asked to measure 45 minutes by using these two ropes.

How can you do it?

Please note that you can’t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

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Mind Teasers : Math Number Riddle

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A man wanted to get into his work building, but he had forgotten his code. However, he did remember five clues. These are what those clues were:

The fifth number plus the third number equals fourteen.

The fourth number is one more than the second number.

The first number is one less than twice the second number.

The second number plus the third number equals ten.

The sum of all five numbers is 30.

What were the five numbers and in what order?

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Mind Teasers : Three Magic Numbers Puzzle

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Find three magic number such that ?

* Product of three numbers is prime.
* 2nd number - 1st number = 3rd number - 2nd number

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Mind Teasers : Most Popular Logical Puzzle

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Outside a room there are three light switches. One of switch is connected to a light bulb inside the room.
Each of the three switches can be either 'ON' or 'OFF'.

You are allowed to set each switch the way you want it and then enter the room(note: you can enter the room only once)

Your task is to then determine which switch controls the bulb ??

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Mind Teasers : 12 Sum Matchstick Brain Teaser

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We have arranged matchsticks in a manner that all the first row, second row, first column and third column contain 12 matchsticks each. Can you remove 4 matchsticks and rearrange all the remaining matchsticks that we are still left with 12 matchsticks in the first row, second row, first column and the third column.


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Mind Teasers : What word am I ?

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What word am I?

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* I am a nine letter word.

* I am the exact inverse to expression 'neighborly and active'

* I contain the word 'over'.

* I begin will a vowel.

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Mind Teasers : Very Hard Math Question

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There stand nine temples in a row in a holy place. All the nine temples have 100 steps climb. A fellow devotee comes to visit the temples. He drops a Re. 1 coin while climbing each of the 100 steps up. Then he offers half of the money he has in his pocket to the god. After that, he again drops Re. 1 coin while climbing down each of the 100 steps of the temple.

If he repeats the same process at each temple, he is left with no money after climbing down the ninth temple. Can you find out the total money he had with him initially?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Bank Brain Teaser

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A bank customer had Rs.100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals, totaling Rs.. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:

Withdrawals Balance left
Rs.50 Rs.50
Rs.25 Rs.25
Rs.10 Rs.15
Rs.8 Rs.7
Rs.5 Rs.2
Rs.2 Rs.0
Rs.100 Rs.99


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