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Mind Teasers : Mathematical Puzzle

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How can I get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8,8,3,3.

You can use the main signs add, subtract multiply and divide.

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Mind Teasers : Box Ball Logic Problem

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There are three bags.The first bag has two blue rocks. The second bag has two red rocks. The third bag has a blue and a red rock. All bags are labeled but all labels are wrong.You are allowed to open one bag, pick one rock at random, see its color and put it back into the bag, without seeing the color of the other rock.

How many such operations are necessary to correctly label the bags ?

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Mind Teasers : Game Of Dice Brain Teaser

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A unique solo game of dice is being played. Two dices are thrown in each turn and the scores are taken by multiplying the numbers obtained.

Now talking about a particular game, here are the facts:
1) The score for the second roll is five more than the score for the first roll.
2) The score for the third roll is six less than the score for the second roll.
3) The score for the fourth roll is eleven more than the score for the third roll.
4) The score for the fifth roll is eight less than the score for the fourth roll.

Reading the above facts, can you tell the score for each of the five throws?

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Mind Teasers : Brain Twister For Kids

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A clever robber breaks into a closed bank where he finds a clerk. He asks password of the safe from the clerk while pointing a gun on his forehead. Out of fear, the clerk manages to blurt out, “Every day, the password of the safe is changed. I can help you but please point away the gun as if you kill me, you will never be able to crack the password.

The robber ties the clerk on a chair and insert a cloth in his mouth. He then easily opens the safe after inserting the code and takes all the money before he flees.

How did he know the password ?

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Mind Teasers : Extremely Hard Civil Services Problem

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( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) = 30
This is what you have for equation. The following are the numbers that you can use to fill in the brackets:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15

You can repeat the numbers if required. The resulting sum should be 30.

This question appeared in the UPSC final examination in December 2013. Out of all the people who appeared, only one guy was able to solve this namely Gaurav Agarwal.

Can you solve it?

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Mind Teasers : The Elf Logical Puzzle

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A wicked sorcerer felt enmity towards elf and thus he chooses four among the rest of the elf's and concealed them. The elves are concealed in the ground in a manner that apart from their head the rest of their body was underneath the ground. The elf's are unable to move their body and can only see in that direction that they are facing. All the elf's are concealed underground in such a way that they form a straight line and among those four elf's that are concealed underground one of the elf is detached form the other three elf's via wall. The entire elf's are in the same direction. The elf that is the furthest can only see the heads of its friends in front and a wall. The elf that is second last can only see one head of his friend and a wall. The second elf can only view the wall. The elf can see nothing.
The sorcerer understands the situation and tells the elf's that he has placed hats over their heads. Among the hats places two hat are blue and the other two are red. Among all the four elfs one of the elf has to guess that which colour hat is he wearing. If the elf answers correctly then he shall be set free or else he will have to dig beneath the ground till the very last.

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Mind Teasers : Police Investigating Murder Riddle

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A couple went to river rafting on a hill station. Two days after their departure, the husband returned alone. He informed the police that her wife was swept away by the waves and died.

On the next day, police arrived to his doorstep and when he opened the door, they arrested him for murdering his wife. They told him that his travel agent had called them.

He was shocked. How did the travel agent know about the murder? Can you suggest how did he know ?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Statement Puzzle

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Can you find out if the following statement is true?

It does not matter how much older the sibling is, their younger one will eventually be half as old as the elder one.

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Mind Teasers : Famous Probability Puzzle

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This is a famous probability puzzle in which you have to choose the correct answer at random from the four options below.
Can you tell us whats the probability of choosing correct answer in this random manner.

1) 1/4
2) 1/2
3) 1
4) 1/4

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Mind Teasers : Brothers Ias Smart question

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Two brothers have developed differences among themselves and thus want to part ways. The problem is that they have one big land that is irregular in shape. Both of them want an equal share which is fairly impossible as there is no way that land could be divided in equal halves due to irregularity in the shape.

The wisest man of the village is called who tells a way in which both of them will be happy even though the land might not be divided into exactly equal halves.

What way did he suggest?

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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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