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We have an egg problem again. There is a 36 story building for which you have complete access. You have two eggs and you must follow the below facts:

An egg that does not breaks on falling can be re used.

1) A broken egg will be discarded immediately

2) All the eggs will experience the same effect of the fall as all the eggs are identical.

3) Suppose if an egg breaks on falling from first floor, it will definitely break from all the floors above the first floor.

4) If an egg does not breaks from falling from the thirty sixth floor, it will not break from all the floor below it as well.

5) All you have to do is find out the minimum drops with which you can determine the floor which is safe to drop eggs from.

An egg that does not breaks on falling can be re used.

1) A broken egg will be discarded immediately

2) All the eggs will experience the same effect of the fall as all the eggs are identical.

3) Suppose if an egg breaks on falling from first floor, it will definitely break from all the floors above the first floor.

4) If an egg does not breaks from falling from the thirty sixth floor, it will not break from all the floor below it as well.

5) All you have to do is find out the minimum drops with which you can determine the floor which is safe to drop eggs from.

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Husband has prepared for a candle light dinner on the honeymoon for his wife. While they were having the dinner, a strong breeze flew through the open window and four candles out of ten were extinguished. After that, the husband closed the window.

How many candles were left in the end?

How many candles were left in the end?

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There are a hundred statements.

1st person says: At least one of the statements is incorrect.

2nd person says: At least two of the statements is incorrect.

3rd person says: At least three of the statements are incorrect.

4th person says: At least four of the statements are incorrect.

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100th person says: At least a hundred of the statements are incorrect.

Now analyze all the statements and find out how many of them are incorrect and how many are true?

1st person says: At least one of the statements is incorrect.

2nd person says: At least two of the statements is incorrect.

3rd person says: At least three of the statements are incorrect.

4th person says: At least four of the statements are incorrect.

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..

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100th person says: At least a hundred of the statements are incorrect.

Now analyze all the statements and find out how many of them are incorrect and how many are true?

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A great meeting is held by a great logician where all the other logicians are called upon. The master logician takes them in a room and makes them sit in circle. A hat is placed on each of their heads. Now all of them can see the color of hats others are wearing but can’t see his own. They are told that there different colors of hats.

The master logician explains that a bell will be rung at regular intervals and the moment when a logician knows the color of his hat, he will leave on the next bell. If anyone leaves at the wrong bell, he will be disqualified and sent home.

All of them are assured of one thing that the puzzle will not be impossible for anyone of them. How will they manage the situation?
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The master logician explains that a bell will be rung at regular intervals and the moment when a logician knows the color of his hat, he will leave on the next bell. If anyone leaves at the wrong bell, he will be disqualified and sent home.

All of them are assured of one thing that the puzzle will not be impossible for anyone of them. How will they manage the situation?

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Four friends need to cross a dangerous bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support two people at a time. Not all people take the same time to cross the bridge. Times for each person: 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the bridge?

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Before going to work, Inspector Montalbano got into the fight with his wife. After coming back from the work he found out that the police was in the home and his wife had just killed a burglar.

The police told that she killed the burglar in self-defense. She told her husband the story that she heard a doorbell and thought that it was me and as soon as she opened the door, the burglar jumped into her and she was so scared that she killed burglar immediately with the knife. Inspector Montalbano asked the police to arrest her wife for murder conspiracy. Why?

The police told that she killed the burglar in self-defense. She told her husband the story that she heard a doorbell and thought that it was me and as soon as she opened the door, the burglar jumped into her and she was so scared that she killed burglar immediately with the knife. Inspector Montalbano asked the police to arrest her wife for murder conspiracy. Why?

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Adam is one of the finalist in an IQ championship. As the final test, he is provided with two hourglass. One of them can measure eleven minutes while the other one can measure thirteen minutes.

He is asked to measure exactly fifteen minutes using those two hourglasses. How will he do it ?

He is asked to measure exactly fifteen minutes using those two hourglasses. How will he do it ?

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You are trapped with a lion in a cage with 1 unit as its radius. Both you and the lion can run effortlessly at the speed of one unit.

1) The lion is quite hungry and all he wants is to catch you and eat you up. Will he be able to do that?

2) If yes, how long do you have till he does that?
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1) The lion is quite hungry and all he wants is to catch you and eat you up. Will he be able to do that?

2) If yes, how long do you have till he does that?

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prinka and tanu organized a small kitty party at home. They purchased a barrel of fruit juice.

Tanu told to prinka 'I bet this barrel of fruit juice is more than half full'.

'No, its less than half full' prinka replied.

I don't have any measuring instrument and without removing fruit juice from it , how can i determine which of us is right ?
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Tanu told to prinka 'I bet this barrel of fruit juice is more than half full'.

'No, its less than half full' prinka replied.

I don't have any measuring instrument and without removing fruit juice from it , how can i determine which of us is right ?

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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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I can prove why 1 = 2

Step1. Lets say y = x

Step2. Multiply through by x xy = x2

Step3. Subtract y2 from each side xy - y2 = x2 - y2

Step4. Factor each side y(x-y) = (x+y)(x-y)

Step5. Divide both sides by (x-y) y = x+y

Step6. Divide both sides by y y/y = x/y + y/y

Step7. And so... 1 = x/y + 1

Step8. Since x=y, x/y = 1 1 = 1 + 1

Step9. And so... 1 = 2

How is this possible ?

Step1. Lets say y = x

Step2. Multiply through by x xy = x2

Step3. Subtract y2 from each side xy - y2 = x2 - y2

Step4. Factor each side y(x-y) = (x+y)(x-y)

Step5. Divide both sides by (x-y) y = x+y

Step6. Divide both sides by y y/y = x/y + y/y

Step7. And so... 1 = x/y + 1

Step8. Since x=y, x/y = 1 1 = 1 + 1

Step9. And so... 1 = 2

How is this possible ?

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