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Mind Teasers : Short Story Brain Teaser

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An old man was dying and so he called his three sons. He gave them equal money and ask them to buy something that can fill their living room entirely. He told them that he will give all his money and property to the son who is able to do this task as asked.

The first son buys sticks and tries to fill the room but he falls short of sticks. The second sun buys straw but he also falls short of filling the room. The third son buys only two things and he is able to fill the room completely and thus earns all the property and money.

What did he buy?

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Mind Teasers : IAS Interview Problem

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I need to divide numbers from 1 to 9 into two group such that sum of numbers in one group is equal to the sum of other group.
Note : 6 cannot be flipped over to make it 9.

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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 : Sports Cricket Brain Teaser

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Shihar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were batting on 94.
Seven runs were required to win by the team and only three balls were left.

At the end, both of them secured a century without being out.

How can this be feasible?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Question In Maths

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Two trains under a controlled experiment begin at a speed of 100 mph in the opposite direction in a tunnel. A supersonic bee is left in the tunnel which can fly at a speed of 1000 mph. The tunnel is 200 miles long. When the trains start running on a constant speed of 100 mph, the supersonic bee starts flying from one train towards the other. As soon as the bee reaches the second train, it starts flying back towards the first train.

If the bee keeps flying to and fro in the tunnel till the trains collide, how much distance will it have covered in total?

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Mind Teasers : Accelerating Train Logic Riddle

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I sit on Japan's latest maglev bullet train from its first station. The train starts and is now accelerating and is about to enter the tunnel. What is the best position for me to sit, considering I am a claustrophobic guy?

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Mind Teasers : Multiple Answers Problem

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Can you solve the equation in the image below(at-least three different ways) by playing numbers 1 through 9 in the boxes so that all three equation are correct ?

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Mind Teasers : What word am I ?

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What word am I?

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* I am a nine letter word.

* I am the exact inverse to expression 'neighborly and active'

* I contain the word 'over'.

* I begin will a vowel.

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Mind Teasers : Riddle 1 - 1 !=3

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Can you move four matchsticks to make the equation true?

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Mind Teasers : Cricket Teasers

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If in a cricket one day match, there were no wide balls, no wides, no extras and no overthrows.

What is the maximum number of runs that a batsman can score in an ideal case scenario?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Logic Picture Grid Problem

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We have 4 blue, 4 red, 4 green and 4 yellow hats. All the hats must be labelled with an arithmetic sign – ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’ or ‘/’ in a manner that one sign is used on a particular color only once. Now these hats must be arranged in a 4x4 grid in a manner that no two rows or columns have a repeating color or sign.

To give you a kick start, we have arranged 4 hats in the grid. Can you place the rest of them ?

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