Mind Teasers : Famous Story Riddles From History

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Once upon a time, Emperor Akbar was the ruler of India. In his court, he had the much talked about Nine Gems out of which, one was Birbal, particularly known for his quick wit and intelligence.

The word of mouth spread faster than a fire in the forest and a distant king felt the eagerness to meet Birbal. He sent an invitation for Birbal to come and visit his country.

When Birbal arrived to his kingdom, he was welcomed and was escorted to the palace. Inside the palace, he found out that there were six kings sitting in front of him. Each of them were a lookalike with same robes.

But who was the king? He got his answer very soon and then approached him to bow in front of him.

How did Birbal find out who the real king was?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Probability Brain Teaser

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Kangwa, Rafael and Ferdinand plans for gun fighting.
They each get a gun and take turns shooting at each other until only one person is left.

History suggest
Kangwa hits his shot 1/3 of the time, gets to shoot first.
Rafael, hits his shot 2/3 of the time, gets to shoot next if still living.
Ferdinand having perfect record at shooting(100% accuracy) shoots last , if alive.

The cycle repeats. If you are Kangwa, where should you shoot first for the highest chance of survival?

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Mind Teasers : 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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Mind Teasers : Riddle 1 - 1 !=3

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Can you move four matchsticks to make the equation true?

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Mind Teasers : World War I History Riddle

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Two companions Terry and Garry were talking about their families. Terry told some great stories about his courageous grandfather who fought for Britain in "World War I". Terry told that his grandfather is so brave that he was awarded a bravery honour medal with words "For our Courageous Soldiers In World War I" embedded into it.

Garry Knows that his friend is lying? How ?

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Mind Teasers : Red | Blue | White Logical Riddle

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At a restaurant downtown, Mr. Red, Mr. Blue, and Mr. White meet for lunch. Under their coats they are wearing either a red, blue, or white shirt.Mr. Blue says, 'Hey, did you notice we are all wearing different colored shirts from our names?' The man wearing the white shirt says, 'Wow, Mr. Blue, that's right!'
Can you tell who is wearing what color shirt?

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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 : Palindrome Number Riddle

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There can be myriad ways to create a palindrome. One day, I thought of making my own palindrome. I thought of a number and then decided to add the reversed number to it. Sadly, I did not get a palindrome.

So I kept repeating this step and eventually I succeeded in creating a palindrome. I don't know if you can always create a palindrome using this method but I was able to generate one of four digits.

Can you tell me the number at which I started?

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Mind Teasers : Famous Priest Well Puzzle

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An old priest fell on a bottom of the well of a church.
The well is 20 inches deep.

At day time, the old priest climbs 5-inches but when at dark he slip back 4 inches.
In how many days priest will come out of the well ?

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Mind Teasers : Smartest Phone Brain Teaser

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Armed robbers invaded a bank. They were busy looting when suddenly a phone rang. The phone happened to be at the reception. One of the robber asked the receptionist to attend the call and talk without giving away the situation. The call happen to be from her mother. She spoke, 'Do you have any emergency mom? Can you give me a call when I get home, I could really use your help in buying new curtains?' Then she hangs up.

The robbers are busy when the police arrives suddenly along with the mother of the receptionist. How did she know about the robbery?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Deductive Logic Problem

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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 ?

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