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Mind Teasers : Survival Maths Probability Brain Teaser

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You have succeeded in going to the top of a brainvita (a contest with prizes). Your final task lays ahead of you.
There are 100 table tennis balls and 2 empty bowls in front of you. Out of the 100 balls, 50 are white and 50 are yellow in color. Now, you are asked to fill the bowls in any manner you like (using all the balls).
After you are done, you will be blindfolded and the bowls will be shuffled. Then, you will be asked to pick up a ball from any bowl. If the ball you pick up is yellow, you will win the grand prize and if you pick up the white ball, you will not win anything.

How will you increase your chances of winning?

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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 : Awesome Logic Brain Teaser

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Q1. Find out the first question where the right answer is c)
a) Q3
b) Q4
c) Q1
d) Q2

Q2. Find out the first question where the right answer is a)
a) Q4
b) Q2
c) Q3
d) Q1

Q3. Find out the first question where the right answer is d)
a) Q1
b) Q2
c) Q4
d) Q3

Q4. Find out the first question where the right answer is b)
a) Q2
b) Q4
c) Q3
d) Q1

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logical Puzzle

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You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?

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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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Mind Teasers : Trick Statement Puzzle

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Can you find out if the following statement is true?

It does not matter how much older the sibling is, their younger one will eventually be half as old as the elder one.

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Mind Teasers : Hard MatchStick Problem

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You can see five identical squares made with blue matchsticks in the given figure. You have to make them six identical squares instead. To do that, you are only allowed to move three matchsticks. How will you achieve the desired result?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Card Brain Teaser

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A pack of cards has 52 cards. You are blindfolded. Out of 52, 42 cards are facing down while 10 are facing up. You have been asked to divide this pack of cards into two decks - so that each deck contains an equal number of face up cards. Remember, you are blindfolded.

How will you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Murder Mystery Brain Teaser

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The store room of your house is locked with a certain lock that can be closed without a key but requires a key to open which you own (there is no duplicate key). You decide to move your old stuff in the storeroom. After keeping the things carefully, you lock it back again perfectly. The next day, a dead body is found in your closed store room. Since only you have the key to the store room and you live alone, the police suspects you as a murderer. You can’t understand anything when suddenly a thought strikes your mind. There is a possible way using which the dead body could have been placed by someone else.

Can you find that way so you can tell the police and prove yourself to be innocent?

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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 : Cake Grandma bridge Logic Problem

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Rohit is on his way to visit your Grandma, who lives at the end of the state.It's her birthday, and he want to give her the cakes that he has made.Between his place and her grandma house, he need to cross 7 toll bridges.
Before you can cross the toll bridge, you need to give them half of the cakes you are carrying, but as they are kind trolls, they each give you back a single cake.

How many cakes do rohit have to carry with him so he can reach his grandma home with exactly 2 cakes?

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