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Mind Teasers : Tricky Statements Problem

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In a boarding school, the server was hacked. From the many suspects, the school officials circled down on five students. The five of them were called in a room together and their statements were recorded.

Each of the student gave three statements. Out of these three statements, only one was a lie and the rest two were the truths. Following are the five statements. Can you deduce who is the hacker reading and analyzing them?

Timothy:
1. I did not do it.
2. I have never hacked in my entire life.
3. Maggie did it.

Bob:
1. I did not do it.
2. The hack was done from within the network.
3. I do not like Beatrice.

Christopher:
1. I did not do it.
2. I have never seen Beatrice in my life.
3. Maggie did it.

Maggie:
1. I did not do it.
2. Beatrice did it.
3. Timothy was lying when he said I did it.

Beatrice:
1. I did not do it.
2. Bob did it.
3. Christopher and I used to be friends.

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Mind Teasers : Famous Priest Well Puzzle

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An old priest fell on a bottom of the well of a church.
The well is 20 inches deep.

At day time, the old priest climbs 5-inches but when at dark he slip back 4 inches.
In how many days priest will come out of the well ?

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Mind Teasers : Math Number Riddle

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A man wanted to get into his work building, but he had forgotten his code. However, he did remember five clues. These are what those clues were:

The fifth number plus the third number equals fourteen.

The fourth number is one more than the second number.

The first number is one less than twice the second number.

The second number plus the third number equals ten.

The sum of all five numbers is 30.

What were the five numbers and in what order?

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Mind Teasers : Measure Water Supply Brain Teaser

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You had an infinite supply of water and a 5 ml and 3 ml gallons.

How would you measure exactly 4 ml in least number of steps ?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Barber Brain Teaser

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There are two barber shop in a small town – one located in the eastern market and the other on the northern market. The shop in the eastern market is quite untidy and the barber has a shabby haircut. While the shop in the northern market is quite neat and clean and the barber is sporting an excellent haircut himself.

Which of the two shops will any foreign visitor opt for?

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Mind Teasers : Birbal Brain Teaser

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Birbal is a witty trader who trade of a mystical fruit grown far in north. He travels from one place to another with three sacks which can hold 30 fruits each. None of the sack can hold more than 30 fruits. On his way, he has to pass through thirty check points and at each check point, he has to give one fruit for each sack to the authorities.

How many mystical fruits remain after he goes through all the thirty check points?

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Mind Teasers : Save Death Penalty Brain Teaser

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A man committed a felony. As per the rules of the empire, the king decided to sentence him to death. However, he gave the man a choice; a choice to decide which way he wanted to die.

The man was quite smart and he said something, which saved him from his death. What do you think he must have said?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Five Tablet Puzzle

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Roy was suffering from severe headaches. He went to see his doctor and the doctor gave him five tablets asking him to take one tablet every 15 minutes.

How much time will it take Roy to consume all the five tablets?

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Mind Teasers : Nice Mathematics Riddle

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Aishwarya Rai walks into a bank to cash out her check.
By mistake the bank teller gives her dollar amount in change, and her cent amount in dollars.
On the way home she spends 5 cent, and then suddenly she notices that she has twice the amount of her check.

How much was her check amount ?

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Mind Teasers : IAS Logical Question

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An old man in the village feels that his end is near. He calls his two sons to discuss about the land he owns and other properties. He tells them to have a race on their horses till the city border. The one with the slower horse will be rewarded with the entire property.

Both of them keep wandering here or there without any result as no one is filling to reach the border. Then they visit the wise man of the village and seek his advice. The wise men tells them something listening to which they jump on the horses and race as fast as they can till the city border.

What did the wise man tell them?

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Mind Teasers : Difficult Brain Twister

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A strange tradition is followed in an orthodox and undeveloped village. The chief of the village collects taxes from all the males of the village yearly. But it is the method of taking taxes that is interesting.

The taxes paid in the form of grains and every male should pay equal pounds corresponding to his age. In simpler terms, a man aged 10 years will have to pay 10 pounds of grains and a 20 years old will be paying 20 pounds of grain.

The chief stands on a riser containing 7 different weights next to a large 2 pan scale. As per the interesting custom, the chief can only weigh using three of the seven weights.

In such a scenario, can you calculate what must be the weights of the seven weights each and who is the oldest man the chief can measure using those weights?

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