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Aptitude Questions : Sherlock Interview Mystery Puzzle

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Six men, namely Martin Freeman, Jonah Jameson, Terry Singer, Mike Cooper, Jim Condon, and Sylvian Bogard were in an elevator together.

Unexpectedly, the lights went out. When the lights came back, Martin Freeman's wallet was missing which contained a confidential item.

Detectives were called at the scene. They interrogated the suspects, the witnesses, and people who were familiar with the suspects. They collected physical evidence (hair samples, fiber samples, etc.) from the crime scene as well. Overall, they were able to collect fifteen clues, but they could still not find the culprit.

Then as the last resort they dialed a phone number that connected to 221B Baker Street and Sherlock Holmes was appointed on the case. Following are the clues reading which he was able to deduce the culprit within a couple of minutes.

1) No two suspects have the same weight, color shoes, color umbrella, color car, or hair color.
1) The suspect who owns a pink car was wearing tan shoes.
3) The suspect who weighs 180 pounds owns an orange car.
4) Terry Singer owns an orange car.
5) The suspect who owns a blue car was wearing purple shoes.
6) The suspect who weighs 150 pounds was wearing tan shoes.
7) Mike Cooper was carrying a pink umbrella.
8) Sylvian Bogard has black hair.
9) Jonah Jameson weighs 210 pounds.
10) The suspect who weighs 190 pounds was wearing purple shoes.
11) The suspect who was carrying a black umbrella is not the one who was wearing blue shoes.
12) The thief owns a blue car.
13) The suspect who owns a white car is not the one who weighs 170 pounds.
14) Jim Condon was wearing brown shoes.
15) The suspect who weighs 190 pounds is not the one who has black hair.

Can you find the culprit too?

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Aptitude Questions : Move 3 MatchSticks Puzzle

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You need to divide area in the picture below into two equal parts by using exactly three match sticks. Can you do it?

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Aptitude Questions : 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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Aptitude Questions : Spot The Difference Christmas Tree Riddle

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Can you spot 5 differences in two Christmas tree below?

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Aptitude Questions : Famous Probability Puzzle

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This is a famous probability puzzle in which you have to choose the correct answer at random from the four options below.
Can you tell us whats the probability of choosing correct answer in this random manner.

1) 1/4
2) 1/2
3) 1
4) 1/4

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Aptitude Questions : 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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Aptitude Questions : The Elf Logical Puzzle

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A wicked sorcerer felt enmity towards elf and thus he chooses four among the rest of the elf's and concealed them. The elves are concealed in the ground in a manner that apart from their head the rest of their body was underneath the ground. The elf's are unable to move their body and can only see in that direction that they are facing. All the elf's are concealed underground in such a way that they form a straight line and among those four elf's that are concealed underground one of the elf is detached form the other three elf's via wall. The entire elf's are in the same direction. The elf that is the furthest can only see the heads of its friends in front and a wall. The elf that is second last can only see one head of his friend and a wall. The second elf can only view the wall. The elf can see nothing.
The sorcerer understands the situation and tells the elf's that he has placed hats over their heads. Among the hats places two hat are blue and the other two are red. Among all the four elfs one of the elf has to guess that which colour hat is he wearing. If the elf answers correctly then he shall be set free or else he will have to dig beneath the ground till the very last.

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Aptitude Questions : Decipher MatchSticks Puzzle

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Can you decipher the two rows to find the hidden word?

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Aptitude Questions : 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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Aptitude Questions : Lateral Thinking Problem

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Suppose there is a Christmas tree and four angels are sitting on it amidst the other ornaments. Two of them have black halos and two of them have white halos. No body among them can see above their head. Angel A is sitting on the top branch and can see angels B and C sitting below him. B can see C who is sitting in a branch lower than his. Angel D is at the base of the tree and can't be seen due to the branches in between. Also, he can't see anybody as well.

If they are asked to guess the color of their own halo (they dont know that), who do you think will be able to deduce and speak up first with a right answer?

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Aptitude Questions : Famous Water Jug Problem

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You live in Dubai and had an infinite supply of oil and a 5 liters and 3 liters jar,
how would you measure exactly 4 liters (of-course in minimum numbers of step) ?

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