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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 : Matchsticks Picture Brain Teaser

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In the figure given below, you can see that there are five squares. Supposedly if this figure is formed using different matchsticks (refer the slight gap between matchsticks), can you remove just two matchsticks so that only two squares remain ?

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Mind Teasers : Birbal Brain Teaser

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Birbal is a witty trader who trade of a mystical fruit grown far in north. He travels from one place to another with three sacks which can hold 30 fruits each. None of the sack can hold more than 30 fruits. On his way, he has to pass through thirty check points and at each check point, he has to give one fruit for each sack to the authorities.

How many mystical fruits remain after he goes through all the thirty check points?

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Mind Teasers : Smart Math Logic Brain Teaser

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You trade apples from a village to your town. The distance is 1000 miles. This time you were able to get your hands on 3000 apples. You have a truck that can carry just 1000 apples at one time. At every mile is located a check post at which you have to submit 1 apple while going to the town. However, when you travel from town to village, you don’t have to give anything.

How will you make sure that you are able to transport maximum amount of apples to the town?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Bank Brain Teaser

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A bank customer had Rs.100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals, totaling Rs.. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:

Withdrawals Balance left
Rs.50 Rs.50
Rs.25 Rs.25
Rs.10 Rs.15
Rs.8 Rs.7
Rs.5 Rs.2
Rs.2 Rs.0
Rs.100 Rs.99


Why are the Totals not exactly right ?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Deductive Logic Problem

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Eight Brothers lives in an old house where there is no electricity and no computers or any any other gadget.

Brother-1: Reading Comics
Brother-2: Playing Chess
Brother-3: Writing
Brother-4: making food for the family
Brother-5: sleeping and snoring
Brother-6: cleaning house
Brother-7: watering the plants


what is Brother-8 doing ?

Mind Teasers : Simple Matchstick Riddle

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You can see that four match sticks have been joined in the given figure to form one square.

Can you form five squares using six matchsticks ?

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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 : Pizza Cost Math Brain Teaser

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Jasmine, Thibault, and Noah were having a night out and decided to order a pizza for $10. It turned out that Jasmine and Thibault were hungrier than Noah. They both ate 6 slices a piece, and Noah got to eat just 2 slices.

Now they want to do a fair split of money. The problem is that none of them have coins with them. Thus, they want to round off the cost to nearest dollar.

What will be the correct way to do it?

What if the pizza's cost was $11?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Arrangement Bonfire Puzzle

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30 classmates went for a bonfire. While sitting around the fire, they decided to play a game. To play it, they divided themselves into 5 teams in a way that there were 5 rows having 7 people each.

How can this arrangement be possible while sitting around the bonfire?

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Mind Teasers : The Girl Riddle

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You see a beautiful girl sitting. You can't sit on her place even if she standup and the leave the place.

Where is she sitting?

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