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Mind Teasers : Prisoner Emperor Brain Teaser

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You are a prisoner sentenced to death. The Emperor offers you a chance to live by playing a simple game. He gives you 50 black marbles, 50 white marbles and 2 empty bowls. He then says, 'Divide these 100 marbles into these 2 bowls. You can divide them any way you like as long as you use all the marbles. Then I will blindfold you and mix the bowls around. You then can choose one bowl and remove ONE marble. If the marble is WHITE you will live, but if the marble is BLACK... you will die.'

How do you divide the marbles up so that you have the greatest probability of choosing a WHITE marble?

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Mind Teasers : Survive The Fire Brain Teaser

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Isaac Newton is stranded on an island covered in forest.

One day, when the wind is blowing from the west, lightning strikes the west end of the island and sets fire to the forest. The fire is very violent, burning everything in its path, and without intervention the fire will burn the whole island, killing the man in the process.

There are cliffs around the island, so he cannot jump off.

How can the Isaac Newton survive the fire? (There are no buckets or any other means to put out the fire)

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Mind Teasers : Quick Thinking Maths Problem

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A petri dish kept in a lab has a colony of healthy bacteria. Every bacterium divides itself into two in exactly two minutes. Now the colony started with a single cell at 2 pm. If the petri dish was exactly half full of bacteria at 3 pm, when will the dish become full of bacteria?

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Mind Teasers : Move 3 MatchSticks Puzzle

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You need to divide area in the picture below into two equal parts by using exactly three match sticks. Can you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Dice Probability Riddle

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You roll two six sided dices together.

Can you calculate the probability that the first dice gives the number 2 while the second dice gives the number 5?

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Mind Teasers : Infosys Logic Brain Teaser

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Imagine a picture in your mind. There is a rose plant. A few roses have grown up in the plant. There are a few bees hovering over them.

Now read the given statements carefully:
1) If every one of the bees lands on a rose, one of them won't get a rose.
2) If two bees share rise together, then there will be one rose left without any bee.

Can you find out the number of roses on the plant and the number of bees?

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Mind Teasers : Measuring Time Logic Puzzle

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You are given with two ropes with variable width. However if we start burning both the ropes, they will burn at exactly same time i.e. an hour. The ropes are non-homogeneous in nature. You are asked to measure 45 minutes by using these two ropes.

How can you do it?

Please note that you can’t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Password Mystery Problem

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A brother wants to use his brother's desktop computer. When he opens it, he finds out that it is password protected. Now, he clicks on the hint and the following appears in front of him:

1 Jug 2 Birthdays 3 Fights 4 Cars 2 Laptops 1 Watch

He is left confused entirely. He has no clue. Can you help him with the password?

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Mind Teasers : Frequent Maths Digit Brain Teaser

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Can you identify the most common digit between the number 1 and 1000?

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Mind Teasers : Eight Eights Brain Teaser

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Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

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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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