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Mind Teasers : Pirate Coins Ship Puzzle

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Seven pirates attacked the British ship and loot some rare gems from them. They decided to rest for some time and then divide the gems later. While everyone was resting two of the pirates wake up and planned to divide gems equally between the two, one gem is left. So they decide to wake the third pirate and decide to divide among three, but alas again one gem was left. They then decide to wake the fourth pirate to divide the gems and again one gem was left. The same happened again in the fifth and sixth. Finally, they woke up the 7th pirate and this time the gems were divided equally.

How many gems did they steal in total?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Iq Question

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In a jar, there are some orange candies and some strawberry candies. You pick up two candies at a time randomly. If the two candies are of same flavor, you throw them away and put a strawberry candy inside. If they are of opposite flavors, you throw them away and put an orange candy inside.

In such manner, you will be reducing the candies in the jar one at a time and will eventually be left with only one candy in the jar.

If you are told about the respective number of orange and strawberry candies at the outset, will it be feasible for you to predict the flavor of the final remaining candy ?

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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 : Math Trick Riddle

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Removing one from eleven makes it ten and removing one from nine makes it ten.

Is it even possible?

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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 : Lateral thinking picture puzzle

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In the given picture, you can find a few numbers. Now you have to fill each square of the grid in a manner that every row and every column contains the digits 1 to 6. Another thing to keep in mind is that the connected squares must have the same number in them.

Do you accept the challenging task?

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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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Mind Teasers : Tricky Logical Puzzle

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There are two arch enemy Dhuryodhan and Bheem.
One day two are going together and a god appeared in from of them.
The God grant three wishes to Bheem and one to Dhuryodhan.

Dhuryodhan replied smartly 'Give me twice of whatever Bheem ask for'.

For 1st wish Bheem asked the god 'Give me a room full of money'. Soon Dhuryodhan gets two room full of money.
For 2nd wish Bheem asked the god 'give me 100 slaves'. Soon Dhuryodhan gets 200 slaves.

Whats should be Bheem third wish ?

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Mind Teasers : Awesome Clock Puzzle

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Time 12:21 is a palindrome as it reads the same forwards or backwards.
Whats the Whats the shortest interval between two palindromic times ?

example => 11:11 and 12:21 has interval of 1 hr 10 minutes.

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Mind Teasers : Murder Mystery Puzzle

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One evening there was a murder in the home of married couple, their son and daughter. One of these four people murdered one of the others. One of the members of the family witnessed the crime.

The other one helped the murderer.

These are the things we know for sure:

1. The witness and the one who helped the murderer were not of the same sex.

2. The oldest person and the witness were not of the same sex.

3. The youngest person and the victim were not of the same sex.

4. The one who helped the murderer was older than the victim.

5. The father was the oldest member of the family.

6. The murderer was not the youngest member of the family.

Who was the murderer?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Logical Brain Teaser

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A couple had to take shelter in a hotel for they could not proceed their journey in the rain. Having nothing to do at all, they started playing cards. Suddenly there was a short circuit and the lights went off. The husband inverted the position of 15 cards in the deck (52 cards normal deck) and shuffled the deck.

Now he asked his wife to divide the deck into two different piles which may not be equal but both of them should have equal number of cards facing up. There was no source of light in the room and the wife was unable to see the cards.

For a certain amount of time, she thought and then divided the cards in two piles. To the husband’s astonishment, both of the piles had equal number of cards facing up.

How did she do it?

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