• Views : 40k+
  • Sol Viewed : 10k+

Mind Teasers : Solve This Maths Puzzle

Difficulty Popularity

A man died and leaves $10,000 in his will. There are 6 beneficiaries of his will - his 3 sons and their wives. The 3 wives receive $3,960 of which angelina gets $100 more than catherine and kate gets $100 more than angelina. Of the sons, mendes gets twice as much as his wife, douglas gets the same as his wife, and brad gets 50% more than his wife.

Who is married to whom ?

Discussion
Suggestions
  • Views : 90k+
  • Sol Viewed : 30k+

Mind Teasers : Extremely Hard Civil Services Problem

Difficulty Popularity

( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) = 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?

  • Views : 80k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Crossing Bridge Brain Teaser

Difficulty Popularity

Four friends need to cross a dangerous bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support two people at a time. Not all people take the same time to cross the bridge. Times for each person: 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the bridge?

  • Views : 50k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Perfect Number Maths Question

Difficulty Popularity

A perfect number is defined as a positive number(integer) which is equal to the sum of its positive divisors excluding the number itself.

two examples are mentioned below as :
6 => 1+2+3
12=> 1+2+3+6


Can you find another perfect number which consist of <= 2digits.

  • Views : 50k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Tough River Crossing Riddle

Difficulty Popularity

This one is a bit of tricky river crossing puzzle than you might have solved till now. We have a whole family out on a picnic on one side of the river. The family includes Mother and Father, two sons, two daughters, a maid and a dog. The bridge broke down and all they have is a boat that can take them towards the other side of the river. But there is a condition with the boat. It can hold just two persons at one time (count the dog as one person).

No it does not limit to that and there are other complications. The dog can’t be left without the maid or it will bite the family members. The father can’t be left with daughters without the mother and in the same manner, the mother can’t be left alone with the sons without the father. Also an adult is needed to drive the boat and it can’t drive by itself.

How will all of them reach the other side of the river?

  • Views : 80k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Switch Chances Interview Problem

Difficulty Popularity

You are sitting in front of your interviewer. He gives you three envelopes. One of them contains an offer letter and the other two are empty. You pick up one of them. Now, the interviewer opens up one of the envelope lying on the table and you find out that it is blank.

Now, he gives you a chance to switch your envelope with the one on the table. Would you switch it? Why or why not?

  • Views : 50k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Pattern Series Picture Puzzle

Difficulty Popularity

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.

  • Views : 50k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Eight Eights Brain Teaser

Difficulty Popularity

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

  • Views : 70k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Hard Maths Number Riddle

Difficulty Popularity

Create a number using only the digits 4,4,3,3,2,2,1 and 1. So i can only be eight digits. You have to make sure the ones are separated by one digit, the twos are separated by two digits the threes are separated with three digits and the fours are separated by four digits

  • Views : 80k+
  • Sol Viewed : 20k+

Mind Teasers : Palindrome Number Riddle

Difficulty Popularity

There can be myriad ways to create a palindrome. One day, I thought of making my own palindrome. I thought of a number and then decided to add the reversed number to it. Sadly, I did not get a palindrome.

So I kept repeating this step and eventually I succeeded in creating a palindrome. I don't know if you can always create a palindrome using this method but I was able to generate one of four digits.

Can you tell me the number at which I started?

By Admin
  • Views : 40k+
  • Sol Viewed : 10k+

Mind Teasers : CheckMate All Kings Chess Puzzle

Difficulty Popularity

Can you checkmate all the kings in less than 10 moves?

Following are the rules:
1. White can make up to 10 legitimate moves until all kings are checkmate.
2. You can take any black piece(s) except the King.
3. Your king cannot be in check position at any time of the game.




Submit your Email Address to get latest post directly to your inbox.

Latest Puzzles

23 January
Funny Tiger OneLIner Riddle

How much fur should we get from the Tige...

22 January
Ball Pyramid Puzzle

Can you count the numbers of the ball in...

21 January
What Am I Poem Riddle

I am the end of life but also the start ...

20 January
Most Popular Number Series IAS Problem

Can you solve the number series problem ...

19 January
Nice What Is It Riddle

It has no heart but yet it lives.
...

18 January
Number Pyramid Puzzle

Can you solve below number pyramid puzzl...

Puzzles Tags :

Illusions Tags :