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Mind Teasers : Number Bottles Maths Problem

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A shopkeeper gives a full bottle of soft drink in return for five empty bottles. A guy has 77 empty bottles and he can use them to get full soft drink bottles.

How many filled bottles will he be able to collect?

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Mind Teasers : Pirates Probability Brain Teaser

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You are stuck with the pirates who might even kill you on board. They give you a chance to survive. There are hundred black rocks and hundred red rocks. There are two empty sacks which are labelled as heads and tails respectively. You have to divide the rocks in two bags as per your wish. Then a fair coin will be flipped. If its heads, you will have to pick a rock on random from the sack labelled heads and if its tails, you will pick up from the tails sack. If you pick up a black rock, you will be freed and if you pick up a red rock, you will be killed.

How will you distribute the rocks so that your chances of survival are the best?

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Mind Teasers : Interview Marble Logic Puzzle

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logical Puzzle

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You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?

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Mind Teasers : Math Brain Teaser High School

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There are two natural numbers whose sum is less than hundred and both of them are greater than one. Two friends Leena and Nadia knows the product and sum of the numbers respectively.

Both of them are exchanging the following statements:

Leena: I don’t know the numbers.
Nadia: "I knew you wouldn't be. I am not aware myself."
Leena: "Now I am sure I know the numbers!"
Nadia: "Now I am sure I know the numbers too!"

Can you find the two numbers?

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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 : 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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Mind Teasers : Tough Two Jug Measuring Puzzle

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I got two jugs of
A) 11 liter
B) 6 liter

How can I measure exactly 9 liters ?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Answer Riddle

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In Era of Abraham Lincoln, there is a world famous surgeon whose more than 90% surgeries are successful and yet almost all of his patients die.

Explain ?

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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 : Hard Logic Brain Teaser

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There are 100 doors. 100 strangers have been gathered in the adjacent room. The first one goes and opens every door. The second one goes and shuts down all the even numbered doors – second, fourth, sixth... and so on. The third one goes and reverses the current position of every third door (third, sixth, ninth… and so on.) i.e. if the door is open, he shuts it and if the door is shut, he switches opens it. All the 100 strangers progresses in the similar fashion.

After the last person has done what he wanted, which doors will be left open and which ones will be shut at the end?

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