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Mind Teasers : Archery and the bull's eye

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William is blindfolded and is playing archery. Unfortunately, when he shoots the first shot, he misses the bull's eye. When he shoots the second shot, the arrow goes even farther and he misses it. William again shoots the third arrow.
Question: how greater is the chance for making his last shot also worse than the previous and the first one?

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Mind Teasers : Infoedge Interview Aptitude Problem

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On a magical-intellectual land of gpuzzles , all the animal are rational(real smart).

There are six leopards and one sheep.
Leopard can eat sheep but since as the land is magical, the leopards who eats the sheep , turns into sheep and then can be eaten by the remaining leopard(s).

If we leave them for some time then how many sheep and leopard will be there , when we come back ?

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Mind Teasers : Ten From Nine Toothpicks Trick Riddle

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If you were asked to pick nine toothpicks and make them ten without breaking any of them, how will you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Brain Teaser Problem

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I was invited on a pet show by a fellow colleague. Since I was a bit busy that day, I sent my brother to the show. When he returned back I asked him about the show. He told me that all except two animals were fishes, all except two animals were cats and all except two entries were dogs.

To his statement I was a bit puzzled and I could not understand how many animals of each kind were present in that pet show. Can you tell me?

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Mind Teasers : Detective Murder Or Suicide Puzzle

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A homicide team enters a crime scene where a dead body of a fat old man lies there on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The victim is holding a gun and a tape recorder lies there by his side. One of the detective picks up the recorder and plays it "I am tired of this life and hence I have decided to relieve myself from the worldly pains". A gunshot follows the message.

The teams starts investigating a murder investigation.

Why?

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Mind Teasers : Prime Number < 100 Puzzle

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Can you list all the prime numbers than 100 which when divided by 5 leaves an odd remainder?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Password Mystery Problem

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A brother wants to use his brother's desktop computer. When he opens it, he finds out that it is password protected. Now, he clicks on the hint and the following appears in front of him:

1 Jug 2 Birthdays 3 Fights 4 Cars 2 Laptops 1 Watch

He is left confused entirely. He has no clue. Can you help him with the password?

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Mind Teasers : Cricket Riddle

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Two batsman each on 94 runs. Seven runs needed to win in last 3 balls. Both make 100*. How?

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Mind Teasers : What word am I ?

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What word am I?

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* I am a nine letter word.

* I am the exact inverse to expression 'neighborly and active'

* I contain the word 'over'.

* I begin will a vowel.

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Mind Teasers : Impossible Maths Science Riddle

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Cindy throws a ball from a 90 feet building. The ball is quite bouncy and when it hits the ground, it bounces back half way up. It keeps bouncing back to half way up.

How many bounces will the ball take before it comes to a permanent halt?

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Mind Teasers : Extremely Hard Civil Services Problem

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( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) = 30
This is what you have for equation. The following are the numbers that you can use to fill in the brackets:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15

You can repeat the numbers if required. The resulting sum should be 30.

This question appeared in the UPSC final examination in December 2013. Out of all the people who appeared, only one guy was able to solve this namely Gaurav Agarwal.

Can you solve it?

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