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Mind Teasers : Maths Number Trick Puzzle

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I remember during the school days , the teacher asked the class "can you tell me the sum of the first 50 odd numbers ?".
I ran quickly to the teacher and told her "the answer is 2500". The teacher replied "lucky guess".
She then asked me "can you tell me the sum of first 75 odd numbers ?".
I wait for approx 10 seconds and replied with the correct answer.

How can i answer so quickly and whats the correct answer ?

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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 : Crack the code Riddle

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A man desired to get into his work building, however he had forgotten his code.
However, he did recollect five pieces of information
-> Sum of 5th number and 3rd number is 14.
-> Difference of 4th and 2nd number is 1.
-> The 1st number is one less than twice the 2nd number.
->The 2nd number and the 3rd number equals 10.
->The sum of all digits is 30.

Crack the code ?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Gift Brain Teaser

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Cindy opened twenty five presents.
Duke opened five presents.
John opened fifteen presents.

Judging by the statements, can you decipher how many presents will be opened by Rhea?

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Mind Teasers : Hard IAS Brain Twister

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An international IQ test is held on knockout terms in November 2013. The final contestants are from Britain and America respectively. Both of them are handed over the final test paper which they have to fill for evaluation. They have to write their names and date on the paper. When the evaluators are handed over the sheets, they find out that both the guys have same name. In no manner can they identify which sheet belongs to whom.

Can you identify the date on which the competition was held?

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Mind Teasers : Switch Chances Interview Problem

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You are sitting in front of your interviewer. He gives you three envelopes. One of them contains an offer letter and the other two are empty. You pick up one of them. Now, the interviewer opens up one of the envelope lying on the table and you find out that it is blank.

Now, he gives you a chance to switch your envelope with the one on the table. Would you switch it? Why or why not?

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Mind Teasers : MatchStick Squares Count Puzzle

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Can you count the number of squares in this matchstick puzzle below?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Logical Brain Teaser

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A man of faith visits the holy land where three temple are erected in a row offering a surreal divinity to the place. Awestruck at the sight of the magnificent temples, he visits the first temple where he finds that the number of flowers in his basket increases to double the number as soon as he sets his foot inside the temple. Astonished by the miracle he is completely happy and seeks it as a blessing of his god. He offers a few flowers to the stone idol of god and moves out.

Then he visits the second temple, where the same miracle happens again. The number of flowers in his basket again double up in number. With a smile on his face, he offers a few of flowers to the stone idol again and walks out after praying.

The moment he enters the third temple, the number of flowers increases to double again. Now he feels entirely blessed. He offers all the flowers at the feet of the stone idol and walks out in a moment of bliss.

When he walks out, he has no remaining flowers with him. He offered equal number of flowers at each of the temple. What is the minimum number of flowers he had before entering the first temple? How many flowers did he offer at each temple?

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Mind Teasers : Best Maths Brain Teaser

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A competitive exam was held in which five students took part namely Billy, Gerry, Clark, Peeta and Jonathan. In this exam, they had to answer five questions each out of which, three had multiple choices as a, b or c and two were simple true and false questions. The five of them gave different answers to the questions and the details are as given below.

Name 1 2 3 4 5

Gerry c b True True False

Billy c c True True True

Clark a c False True True

Peeta b a True True False

Jonathan a b True False True

None of the two students gave the same number of correct answers. Can you find out the correct answers to the question? Also, calculate the individual score of all the five guys.

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Mind Teasers : Cricket Riddle

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Two batsman each on 94 runs. Seven runs needed to win in last 3 balls. Both make 100*. How?

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Mind Teasers : Guard Door Riddle

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You are in a strange place which is guarded by two guards.One of the guard always say truth while other always lies.You don't know the identity of the two.You can ask only one question to go out from there.
What should you ask?

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