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There are three bags.The first bag has two blue rocks. The second bag has two red rocks. The third bag has a blue and a red rock. All bags are labeled but all labels are wrong.You are allowed to open one bag, pick one rock at random, see its color and put it back into the bag, without seeing the color of the other rock.

How many such operations are necessary to correctly label the bags ?

How many such operations are necessary to correctly label the bags ?

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You are stuck with the pirates who might even kill you on board. They give you a chance to survive. There are hundred black rocks and hundred red rocks. There are two empty sacks which are labelled as heads and tails respectively. You have to divide the rocks in two bags as per your wish. Then a fair coin will be flipped. If its heads, you will have to pick a rock on random from the sack labelled heads and if its tails, you will pick up from the tails sack. If you pick up a black rock, you will be freed and if you pick up a red rock, you will be killed.

How will you distribute the rocks so that your chances of survival are the best?

How will you distribute the rocks so that your chances of survival are the best?

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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 ?

* 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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You are given with two ropes with variable width. However if we start burning both the ropes, they will burn at exactly same time i.e. an hour. The ropes are non-homogeneous in nature. You are asked to measure 45 minutes by using these two ropes.

How can you do it?

Please note that you canâ€™t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

How can you do it?

Please note that you canâ€™t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

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Eight Brothers lives in an old house where there is no electricity and no computers or any any other gadget.

Brother-1: Reading Comics

Brother-2: Playing Chess

Brother-3: Writing

Brother-4: making food for the family

Brother-5: sleeping and snoring

Brother-6: cleaning house

Brother-7: watering the plants

what is Brother-8 doing ?

Brother-1: Reading Comics

Brother-2: Playing Chess

Brother-3: Writing

Brother-4: making food for the family

Brother-5: sleeping and snoring

Brother-6: cleaning house

Brother-7: watering the plants

what is Brother-8 doing ?

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