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# Mind Teasers : Time And Distance Brain Teaser

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After a long and tiring weekend, two friends to meet and have fun. They decide to meet at exactly half the distance from each other’s houses (middle of the total distance). The distance between their homes is 36 miles. Both start their journey at the same time on their respective bikes at a speed of 6 MPH. They maintain this speed throughout the journey. One of the friends own a pet parrot who starts flying towards the other friend at the very same instant. It keeps flying back and forth till both the friends meet finally. The parrot flies at the constant speed of 20 MPH.

Can you calculate the distance that the parrot flew in total ?

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# Mind Teasers : River Crossing Brain Teaser

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River Thames needs to be crossed by Mr. Father, Mrs. Mother, A Thug, A Policeman, 2 dogs and 2 Cats. There is only one boat, which can carry only two people (or a person and an animal or two animals) at a time. Only the humans (excluding the thug) know how to operate the boat. The boat must travel back and forth across the river in order to pick up all of the people and animals.
Following rules must be followed at all times:
Mr. Father: Mr. Father cannot stay with any of the cats, without Mrs. Mother's presence.
Mrs. Mother: Mrs. Mother cannot stay with any of the dogs, without Mr. Father's presence.
Thug: The thug cannot stay with anyone, if the policeman is not there.
Policeman Allowed to travel with everyone.
2 Dogs, 2 Cats: Not allowed to travel without a human, or be in the presence of the thug without the policeman's supervision.
The dogs are not allowed to be in the presence of Mrs. Mother without the supervision of Mr. Father.
Similarly, The cats are not allowed to be in the presence of Mr. Father without the supervision of Mrs. Mother.
Both the dogs and cats are allowed to be unsupervised (provided the other rules are satisfied.)
How will everyone get to the other side of the river Thames? None of the rule can be broken, and all rules apply on the boat as well as on the land.

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# Mind Teasers : Terrorist Plane Hijack Puzzle

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A terrorist hijacks a plane with 10 passengers and there is lots of gold in the plane.
After talking the gold , he asked the government officials for 11 parachutes.
He killed all the passenger so that no one can identify him , take one parachute and jumps off.

Was he stupid to ask for 11
parachutes if he need only one ?

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# Mind Teasers : Impossible Brain Teaser

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In a recreational activity, you are given four different jars of 2 liters, 4 liters, 6 liters and 8 liters respectively with an unlimited water supply. Then you are asked to measure exactly 5 liters of water using them.

How will you do it?

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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 : Tricky Math Race Riddle

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Rooney, Hernandez, and Robin race each other in a 100 meters race. All of them run at a constant speed throughout the race.

Rooney beats Hernandez by 20 meters.
Hernandez beats Robin by 20 meters.

How many meters does Rooney beat Robin by ?

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# Mind Teasers : Quick Fire Riddle

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There is uniqueness between these five names
Nell Edna swati itaws and Ellen.

what uniqueness am i talking about ?

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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 : Hard IAS Brain Twister

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An international IQ test is held on knockout terms in November 2013. The final contestants are from Britain and America respectively. Both of them are handed over the final test paper which they have to fill for evaluation. They have to write their names and date on the paper. When the evaluators are handed over the sheets, they find out that both the guys have same name. In no manner can they identify which sheet belongs to whom.

Can you identify the date on which the competition was held?

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# Mind Teasers : Brothers Ias Smart question

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Two brothers have developed differences among themselves and thus want to part ways. The problem is that they have one big land that is irregular in shape. Both of them want an equal share which is fairly impossible as there is no way that land could be divided in equal halves due to irregularity in the shape.

The wisest man of the village is called who tells a way in which both of them will be happy even though the land might not be divided into exactly equal halves.

What way did he suggest?

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# Mind Teasers : Tricky Probabilty Problem To Solve

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Aishwarya was first to board to her flight to delhi.
She forgot her seat number and picks a random seat for herself.
After this, every single person who get to the flight sits on his seat if its available else chooses any available seat at random.
Abhishek is last to enter the flight and at that moment 99/100 seats were occupied.

Whats the probability what Abhishek gets to sit in his own seat ?

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