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Mind Teasers : Maths Examination Problem

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While you're giving a competitive exam, you spend a lot of time doing just the mathematics section and you realize that not much time is left.

You ask the examiner, questioning her about the remaining time. Being quirky in nature, she replies that the amount of time left is 1/5th of the time you have already consumed.

If the entrance exam was of 90 minutes duration, can you find the remaining time?

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Mind Teasers : Probability To Choose Own Toy Brain Teaser

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I bought three toys for my triplet boys (one for each). I placed the toys in the dark store. One by one each boy went to the store and pick the toy. What is the probability that no boy will choose his own toy?

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Mind Teasers : Relation Sorcery Riddle

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The father of a driver's son is sitting with the son of the driver without the driver actually being in the car.

What sorcery is this?

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Mind Teasers : Break Chocolate Bar Logic Puzzle

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You have a rock solid dark chocolate bar of size 2 x 8. You need to break it and get 1 x 1 pieces of that chocolate.

If you can break that bar only along its length or breadth, how many times will you have to break to get the 1 x 1 pieces?

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Mind Teasers : Wild West Cowboy Riddle

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In the Wild West, you challenge two cowboys - Hunter Jack and Sharp Shooter Leo into a death match. They being better shooter than you readily accept your challenge. But they don't want to waste bullets and thus lay down a certain rules that are accepted by you as well. Here are the rules:

1) Everyone shoot in a given order till only one is left.
2) Everyone shoot only once when his turn arrive.
3) If any one of you is injured, the other two will finish him off together.
4) The worst shooter gets to shoot first (which is you) and the best one shoots at the last.

Now, what tactics will you use if you know that you hit every third shot of yours, Jack hits every second shot and Leo hits every shot?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Missing Pound Riddle

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I am a book lover and i saw a book for Pound 97.
I am short of money , so i borrowed Pound 50 from my sister and 50 from my brother = Pound 100.
I bought the book, and had Pound 3 change. I gave brother Pound 1 and my sister Pound 1 and kept the other Pound 1 for myself. Now I owe my mum Pound 49 and my brother Pound 49. 49+49 = 98 + my Pound 1 = 99.

Where is the missing Pound ?

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logic Statement Riddle

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There are a hundred statements.
1st person says: At least one of the statements is incorrect.
2nd person says: At least two of the statements is incorrect.
3rd person says: At least three of the statements are incorrect.
4th person says: At least four of the statements are incorrect.
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100th person says: At least a hundred of the statements are incorrect.

Now analyze all the statements and find out how many of them are incorrect and how many are true?

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Mind Teasers : Smart Birbal Riddle

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Akbar called Birbal and asked him to draw a line on the floor. He asked Birbal to make that line smaller without erasing it. Birbal smiled and did it before Akbar could blink his eyes.

How did he managed to do it?

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Mind Teasers : One Move Chess Puzzle

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Can you win this chess game in one move.

* You are playing with white and its ur turn

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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 : 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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