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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #1 - Truth Lie Statement Interview Problem

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Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta are playing cards. All of them has one card which is laid down on the table along with two different colors on each side. None of the card contains same color on both of the sides. The colors visible on the table below them are red, green, red and blue respectively. All of them see the color present on the reverse sides and comments the following
Alpha: Yellow or Green
Beta: Neither Blue nor Green
Gamma: Blue or Yellow
Delta: Blue or Yellow

Consider the situation that out of them, two always lie.

Find out the colors on the cards of each person ?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #2 - Classic Lateral Thinking Problem

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There are two glasses in front of you. One of the glasses is full of coke and the other glass is full of lemonade. You take a spoonful of coke and mix it into the glass of lemonade. Now the lemonade glass has a mixture of coke and lemonade. You take a spoonful of that mixture and mix it inside the coke glass.

Now what do you think? - The glass with coke has more quantity of lemonade or the glass with lemonade have more quantity of coke mixed with it?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #3 - Measuring Time Logic Puzzle

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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 can’t break the rope in half as it is being clearly stated that the ropes are non-homogeneous in nature.

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #4 - Two Dice Probabilty Problem

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If you throw two dice at a same time.

Can you find the probability of getting sum as 10 of the two numbers shown ?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #5 - Fake Coin Brain Teaser

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In front of you, there are 9 coins. They all look absolutely identical, but one of the coins is fake. However, you know that the fake coin is lighter than the rest, and in front of you is a balance scale. What is the least number of weightings you can use to find the counterfeit coin?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #6 - Hard River Crossing Puzzle

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There are two villages separated with a river. Each day, four people cross the river through a bridge to work on the other side and earn for their families. On one night when they were returning from work, they noticed that the bridge was about to collapse. Now all of them wanted to cross the bridge before it collapsed as no one wanted to be stuck on that end without their families.

They had just one torch with them and since it was the night time, they could not see without it. The bridge had become weak and it could only accommodate two people at a time. It was going to collapse in just 17 minutes.

The four people took different times to cross the bridge. First one took only a minute, second one took 2 minutes, third one took 5 minutes and the last one took 10 minutes.

How would all of them have managed to cross the bridge in time?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #7 - Popular Deductive Logic Problem

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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 ?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #8 - Brain Teasing Statement

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Britney tells truth only once a week. Below are a few hints for you:

First Hint: Days are Sunday, Monday and so on.
Second Hint: One day she says that she lies on Monday and Tuesday.
Third Hint: On the next day she says, 'Today is either Thursday, Saturday or Sunday'.
Fourth Hint: On the next day, she says that she lies on Wednesday and Friday.

Can you find out on which day does Britney speaks truth ?

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #9 - Interview Marble Logic Puzzle

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Housing.com Interview Puzzle #10 - Famous Egg Floor Riddle

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* You are given 2 eggs.
* You have access to a 100-story building.
* Eggs can be very hard or very fragile means it may break if dropped from the first floor or may not even break if dropped from 100th floor.Both eggs are identical.
* You need to figure out the highest floor of a 100-story building an egg can be dropped without breaking.
* Now the question is how many drops you need to make. You are allowed to break 2 eggs in the process

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