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Mind Teasers : Maths What Am I

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I am a prime number and square of the number is same as twice the number.

what am i ?

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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 : 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 : 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 : 4 + 9 != 13

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If the following is true, can you find the value of (4 + 9)?

7 + 7 = 2
8 + 8 = 4
8 + 5 = 1
6 + 9 = 3
10 + 11 = 9

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Mind Teasers : River Crossing Brain Teaser

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River Thames needs to be crossed by Mr. Father, Mrs. Mother, A Thug, A Policeman, 2 dogs and 2 Cats. There is only one boat, which can carry only two people (or a person and an animal or two animals) at a time. Only the humans (excluding the thug) know how to operate the boat. The boat must travel back and forth across the river in order to pick up all of the people and animals.
Following rules must be followed at all times:
Mr. Father: Mr. Father cannot stay with any of the cats, without Mrs. Mother's presence.
Mrs. Mother: Mrs. Mother cannot stay with any of the dogs, without Mr. Father's presence.
Thug: The thug cannot stay with anyone, if the policeman is not there.
Policeman Allowed to travel with everyone.
2 Dogs, 2 Cats: Not allowed to travel without a human, or be in the presence of the thug without the policeman's supervision.
The dogs are not allowed to be in the presence of Mrs. Mother without the supervision of Mr. Father.
Similarly, The cats are not allowed to be in the presence of Mr. Father without the supervision of Mrs. Mother.
Both the dogs and cats are allowed to be unsupervised (provided the other rules are satisfied.)
How will everyone get to the other side of the river Thames? None of the rule can be broken, and all rules apply on the boat as well as on the land.

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Mind Teasers : Popular Interview Problem

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I have two rectangular bars.

They have property such that when you light the fire from one end , it will take exactly 60 seconds to get completely burn.
However they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible that 40 percent burn in 55 seconds and next 60 percent can burn in 10 seconds).

Problem is : How do you measure 45 seconds ?

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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 : Infoedge Interview Aptitude Problem

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On a magical-intellectual land of gpuzzles , all the animal are rational(real smart).

There are six leopards and one sheep.
Leopard can eat sheep but since as the land is magical, the leopards who eats the sheep , turns into sheep and then can be eaten by the remaining leopard(s).

If we leave them for some time then how many sheep and leopard will be there , when we come back ?

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Mind Teasers : Crossing The River In Minimum Time Puzzle

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Four people need to cross a dark river at night.

* They have only one torch and the river is too risky to cross without the torch.
* If all people cross simultaneously then torch light wont be sufficient.
* Speed of each person of crossing the river is different.cross time for each person is 1 min, 2 minutes, 7 minutes and 10 minutes.

What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the river ?

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Mind Teasers : Terrorist Attack Security Puzzle

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UNO plans a gathering.
However there is threat of terrorist attack. So security guard who is a mathematical plans somethings to secure the place.

A terrorist stands nearby the door where
1st ambassador comes , the security guard said 'twelve' and ambassador replied with 'six'.
2nd ambassador comes , the security guard said 'six' and ambassador replied with 'three'.

The terrorist thinks its enough and walks to the door.
The security person said 'eight' , terrorist replied 'four' and get immediately arrested.

why ?

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