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Mind Teasers : Sam Loyd Mathematical Riddle

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Charley Smallish treats his best girl to a trolley ride, but on account of his limited resources they plan to walk back, so, if the car goes at the rate of nine miles an hour and they can walk at the rate of three miles an hour, how far could they ride if they must be back in eight hours?

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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 : 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 : 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 : Maths Magic - Square Root 12345678987654321 Brain Teaseer

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We all know that square root of number 121 is 11.
But do you know what si the square root of the number "12345678987654321" ?

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Mind Teasers : Unique Brain Teaser

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It takes ten minutes to fry a steak (five minutes for each side). You are frying the steaks in a pan that can accommodate only two steaks at one time. What is the least amount of time by which you can fry all the three steaks you have?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Mathematician Problem

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A mathematician was challenged to write nineteen in a manner that if one was taken out of it, it became twenty. He failed to do it.

Can you help him?

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Mind Teasers : Find KIller From Calendar Puzzle

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In a friend's get together party on New Year's Eve, a power cut takes place unexpectedly. When the lights go live again, it is found that Joseph, one of the friends has been stabbed to death. Since no one else had the access to the party, the killer is one of the friends only.

Police are called and they search the surroundings for any evidence, but can't find any. Upon checking the pockets of Joseph's pants, they find a pocket calendar and they find out that it has been marked and can also find some numbers written on it.

You can see the calendar attached with this question.

You don't know the name of the friends who were there at the party. Can you still decipher the name of the killer through the picture?

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Mind Teasers : Pattern Series Picture Puzzle

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Use the logical reasoning to find out the missing piece in the picture given with this question.
Find the logic in the figure given and find out the missing one.

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Mind Teasers : Logical Cut Brain Teaser Riddle

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Your friends are coming over to your birthday party. Your mum has bought this delicious giant doughnut for you guys. Unfortunately she had to go somewhere. Now you have to serve all of them including you.

There are a total of nine kids including you. None of you would mind a smaller piece. Can you cut this doughnut into nine pieces in just three straight cuts?

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Mind Teasers : Extremely Hard Civil Services Problem

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( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) = 30
This is what you have for equation. The following are the numbers that you can use to fill in the brackets:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15

You can repeat the numbers if required. The resulting sum should be 30.

This question appeared in the UPSC final examination in December 2013. Out of all the people who appeared, only one guy was able to solve this namely Gaurav Agarwal.

Can you solve it?

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