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Mind Teasers : Hard MatchStick Problem

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You can see five identical squares made with blue matchsticks in the given figure. You have to make them six identical squares instead. To do that, you are only allowed to move three matchsticks. How will you achieve the desired result?

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Mind Teasers : Playing Cards Puzzle

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I purchased five decks of card from the market and mixed them.
Now i have ( 5 * 52 = 260 cards).

What is minimum number of cards, i need to take out from the above 260 cards to guarantee at least one 'four of a kind'.

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Mind Teasers : Crossing The River In Minimum Time Puzzle

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Four people need to cross a dark river at night.

* They have only one torch and the river is too risky to cross without the torch.
* If all people cross simultaneously then torch light wont be sufficient.
* Speed of each person of crossing the river is different.cross time for each person is 1 min, 2 minutes, 7 minutes and 10 minutes.

What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the river ?

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Mind Teasers : Statement Puzzle

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Christanio Ronaldo is a strange liar.

He lies on six days of the week, but on the seventh day he always tells the truth.

He made the following statements on three successive days:

Day 1: 'I lie on Monday and Tuesday.'
Day 2: 'Today, it's Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday.'
Day 3: 'I lie on Wednesday and Friday.'

On which day does Christanio Ronaldo tell the truth?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Interview Problem

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I have two rectangular bars.

They have property such that when you light the fire from one end , it will take exactly 60 seconds to get completely burn.
However they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible that 40 percent burn in 55 seconds and next 60 percent can burn in 10 seconds).

Problem is : How do you measure 45 seconds ?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Birthday Puzzle

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For my anniversary, I decided to surprise my wife. Since she is a voracious reader, I decided to collect a lot of books for her. On the first day of the month, I bought one book, on the second, I bought two and on the third, I bought three. This process went on till the anniversary and on the day, I had 276 books with me to gift her.

Can you calculate, on which day is our anniversary?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Interview Problem

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Jonathan has three boxes containing milk chocolates and dark chocolates. The problem is that all of them have been labeled incorrectly as follows.
Box1: Dark Chocolates
Box2: Milk Chocolates
Box3: Dark Chocolates and Milk Chocolates

How will he label all the boxes correctly by just opening one box?

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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 : 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 : Missing Year Number Series

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Find the missing year in the series below?

1997 1999 ? 2011 2017 2027

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Mind Teasers : Simple Logical Riddle

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prinka socks rack has 11 pink socks, 12 red socks , 13 orange socks, and 14 white socks,15 brown socks.
how many socks would she have to pull out in the dark to be sure she got a matching pair ?

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