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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 : Famous Lion Tamer Interesting Puzzle

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You are trapped with a lion in a cage with 1 unit as its radius. Both you and the lion can run effortlessly at the speed of one unit.

1) The lion is quite hungry and all he wants is to catch you and eat you up. Will he be able to do that?
2) If yes, how long do you have till he does that?

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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 : Picture Brain Teaser

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You can see the figure or draw one of your own. The scenario is as shown. There are three houses represented with the triangle over the square. There are three utilities: W, G and E representing water, gas and electricity respectively.

Can you draw a line and get each utility into every house (9) total lines without ever crossing any line?

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Mind Teasers : Ias Logic Question

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A guy claims to do the following thing. He puts a coin in a glass bottle. Then, he shuts the mouth of the bottle with the help of a cork. Now he manages to remove the coin out from the bottle without taking out the cork or breaking the glass bottle.

Do you know how he can do it?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Relationship Riddle

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If Erica's daughter is my daughter's mom, who am I to Erica?

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Mind Teasers : The Hundred Number Puzzle

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We can create number 100 by using all numbers, i.e.0123456789 and mathematical operators (+/-) in many ways.
Example
98 + 7 + 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 + 2 - 1 = 100

But if we add a condition that the use of the number 21 is the must. Then there are only a few solutions.

One of such solution is:
98 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 + 3 + 21 = 100

Can you tell any other solution?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Interesting Maths puzzle

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There are three cars in a racing track. The track is made forming a perfect circle and is quite wide so that at one time, multiple cars can pass through it. The car which is leading is driving at 55 MPH and the slowest car is driving at 45 MPH. The car that is in middle of these two is driving in between the two speeds. For the time being you can say that the distance between the fastest car and the middle car is x miles and it is same between the middle car and the slowest car. Also, x is not equal to 0 or 1.

The car keeps running till the leading car catches up with the slowest car and then every car stops. Given the case, do you think that at any point, the distance between any two pairs will again become x miles?

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Mind Teasers : The Better Proposal Puzzle

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A 12-year footballer Lavy was offered a contract with a club name "Flyball" that if he will practice 1 hour extra after school he will be offered 11$ after every week.
Lavy, however, suggested an alternative paid method in which
He will be paid just a penny on his first day.
Two pence will be paid on the second day,
Four pence will be paid on the third day.
And so on till 11th day.

Should the club accept the offer of Lavy?

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Mind Teasers : Magician Cards Riddle

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A magician has four playing cards in random order in his hand ( 3 4 5 and 6)

Magician wishes them placed in ascending order from his left to his right.

* To do this, he pulls the leftmost card (from viewer perspective) and puts it end.
* He then takes the third card from the right (from viewer perspective) and puts it in end.

What is the original order of the cards from magician perspective?

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Mind Teasers : Hard Ten Boxes Interview Puzzle

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You have ten boxes and an electronic weighing machine. In those ten boxes, you have chocolates. Each chocolate weigh 20 grams. But in one box the chocolates are defective and each weigh 19 grams exactly.

Now you can weigh in the electronic weighing machine but you can use that machine just once. How will you find out which box has the defected chocolates.

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