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Riddles For Adults #1 - Hercule Poirot Puzzle
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Detective Hercule Poirot was in his house watching the football world cup match.

Suddenly a football came crashing through his window, breaking it. He got up and looked out the window just in time to see three neighborhood kids who were brothers run around a corner. Their names were Mark Benson , Steve Benson , Starc Benson.The next day Hercule got a note on his door that read '? Benson' broke your window' .

Which of the three Crimson Benson should Hercule Poirot question about the incident ?

Riddles For Adults #2 - Measure the Water Interview Question
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You have infinite supply of water. You also have 5 quart and 3 quart buckets. What is the least number of steps you will require to measure precisely 4 quarts?

Riddles For Adults #3 - Toughest Bulb Logic Interview Puzzle
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There are 100 bulbs lined up in a room. All are turned on in the first pass. Then all the even numbered light bulbs are switched off. After that, every third bulb is switched on. Then all those bulbs that were switched off are turned back on and all those that were lit are turned off. Then the same process is being carried with the fourth bulb and the fifth bulb.

How many bulbs are glowing after 100 passes?

Riddles For Adults #4 - HTC Logical Interview Question
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Maria thinks a number from 1, 2 and 3. Now she challenges Selina to find out the number she has in mind. Selina is allowed to ask just one question to which Maria will reply as 'yes', 'no' or 'I don't know.'

Now what should Selina ask from Maria so as to know the number she has in mind?

Riddles For Adults #5 - Faulty Coins Interview Question
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You have ten sets of 10 coins. You are aware of exactly how much the coins weigh. You also know that all the coins in one set of ten are exactly a hundredth of an ounce off which makes the entire set of the ten coins a tenth of an ounce off. Also you are aware of the fact that all the other coins weight the correct amount. Now you are allowed to use an exceptionally precise digital weighing machine only once.

Can you identify which set of 10 coins is faulty?

Riddles For Adults #6 - Crossing Bridge Interview Puzzle
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The scenario comprises of a wobbly bridge and four people. It is the night time and the people have only one torch. Without torch one may risk his life in crossing the bridge. Also we have a condition; the bridge is not quite strong and can hold only two persons together at one. The four people take different time to cross the bridge - 1 min, 2 min, 7 min and 10 min.

Since the torch is a necessity and the bride can't hold more than two persons at a time, two persons must travel at a time out of which one must return with the torch so they don't risk their life crossing in the dark.

What is the shortest time that will be required for all of them to cross the bridge?

Riddles For Adults #7 - Light Switches Interview Puzzle
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A room has three light switches. The light switches are located outside the room with a closed door. Only one of them is the actual switch that can control the lights inside the room. You are allowed to turn those switches as many times as you wish. Please note that you can't identify from outside whether the lights are on or off.

You can enter the room only once to see the light. You can't change the light switches once you are inside. Rule out all the illogical answers like there is a window in the room or someone inside can help you with the answer etcetera.

Based on what information and guidelines have been provided to you, can you determine the exact switch that controls the light inside the room?

Riddles For Adults #8 - HeadStrong Logical Interview Problem
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Following are three answers:
1) Answer 1
2) Answer 1 or Answer 2
3) Answer 2 or Answer 3

What is the correct answer to this if there is only one correct answer?

Riddles For Adults #9 - Ranbaxy Tricky Logical Interview Question
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Three coins lie in front of you, a gold, a silver and a copper. Now if you make a truthful statement, you will win one coin and of you make a false statement, you will win nothing.

What sentence will you speak in order to guarantee that you win a gold coin only?

Riddles For Adults #10 - Tricky Logical Interview Problem
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There is a pond and at the center of it grows a beautiful lotus flower. The size of the lotus keeps on growing double each day. If you look after twenty days, the lotus will have covered the entire pond.

How much time will the lotus take to cover half of the pond?