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Mind Teasers : Can You Solve This Math Problem

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On a bright morning, Ashley and Cecilia decided to take out their old cars from the garage and check their speeds. Just to make things for interesting, they decided to race and find out whose car was fast. So they halted their car at the starting point and began with full throttle till the finish line.

When both the car crossed the finishing line, they realized that Ashley's car was 1.2 times faster than Cecelia. Also, Cecelia had reached the finishing line 1 minutes 30 seconds later than Ashley. Ashley's car had reached the finishing line at an average speed of 60 Km/h.

With all this data given, can you find out the total distance between the starting and the finishing lines?

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Mind Teasers : The problem of the family of Amazon

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While walking through the deepest jungle of the amazon, Steve the explorer came across a mystical tomb. He went closer and it read:
"Here lies two faithful husbands, with their two faithful wives,
Here lies two grandmothers along with their two granddaughters,
Here lies two dad's along with their two beloved daughters,
Here lies two mothers along with their two lovely sons,
Here lies two maidens along with their two charming mothers,
Here lies two sisters along with their two amazing brothers.
All were born legitimate, with no incest."
Steve, then checked and saw that there were only 6 graves in total

How was this possible? Steve needs your help to figure it out.

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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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Mind Teasers : Best Ramanujan Birthday Riddle

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Today is Ramanujan birthday.
A year Ago on his birthday, he had five candles and he lit all except the last one.
Today he is going to light all the candles.

How old is Ramanujan Today?

Note: He is not turning five today.



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Mind Teasers : Candle Trick Teaser Problem

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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?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Five Tablet Puzzle

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Roy was suffering from severe headaches. He went to see his doctor and the doctor gave him five tablets asking him to take one tablet every 15 minutes.

How much time will it take Roy to consume all the five tablets?

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Mind Teasers : Which Tank Will Fill First Brain Teaser

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Famous tank fill brainteaser is shown in the picture below. Can you tell us which tank will fill first?

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Mind Teasers : Hard IAS Brain Twister

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An international IQ test is held on knockout terms in November 2013. The final contestants are from Britain and America respectively. Both of them are handed over the final test paper which they have to fill for evaluation. They have to write their names and date on the paper. When the evaluators are handed over the sheets, they find out that both the guys have same name. In no manner can they identify which sheet belongs to whom.

Can you identify the date on which the competition was held?

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Mind Teasers : 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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Mind Teasers : Find KIller From Calendar Puzzle

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In a friend's get together party on New Year's Eve, a power cut takes place unexpectedly. When the lights go live again, it is found that Joseph, one of the friends has been stabbed to death. Since no one else had the access to the party, the killer is one of the friends only.

Police are called and they search the surroundings for any evidence, but can't find any. Upon checking the pockets of Joseph's pants, they find a pocket calendar and they find out that it has been marked and can also find some numbers written on it.

You can see the calendar attached with this question.

You don't know the name of the friends who were there at the party. Can you still decipher the name of the killer through the picture?

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Mind Teasers : Bridge Breaks Brain Teaser

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There is a 30km long bridge. The bridge can only support up to a weight of 2000 kg. A car that weighs 2000 kg needs to cross that bridge. When the car has reached midway of the bridge, a bird comes and sits on top of the car. The bird weighs 300 grams.

Now, does the bridge breaks down at this point of time or not?

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