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Mind Teasers : Hard Matchstick Puzzle

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In the attached picture, you can see five squares being formed with the help of matchsticks (one big and 4 small). Now you are allowed to move just four matchsticks (you can't rotate them but just drag them) such that the resulting figure comprises of ten squares.

Can you think and do it ?

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Mind Teasers : Out Of Box Thinking Puzzle

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n a hotel, a man was sleeping when he heard a knock on the door. He shifted the blanket and stepped down from the bed. He waked to the door and opened it to find a stranger standing outside.
Upon opening the gate, that stranger said, "Pardon me, I must have made a mistake. I thought this was my room."
The stranger then walked the corridor and climbed down the stairs. The man closed the door and immediately called the security. He asked them to arrest that stranger immediately.
Why did he asked them to arrest that stranger? What made him suspicious?

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Mind Teasers : Tough River Crossing Riddle

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This one is a bit of tricky river crossing puzzle than you might have solved till now. We have a whole family out on a picnic on one side of the river. The family includes Mother and Father, two sons, two daughters, a maid and a dog. The bridge broke down and all they have is a boat that can take them towards the other side of the river. But there is a condition with the boat. It can hold just two persons at one time (count the dog as one person).

No it does not limit to that and there are other complications. The dog can’t be left without the maid or it will bite the family members. The father can’t be left with daughters without the mother and in the same manner, the mother can’t be left alone with the sons without the father. Also an adult is needed to drive the boat and it can’t drive by itself.

How will all of them reach the other side of the river?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Cube Riddle

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You have two cubes with plane faces. You have to mark both the cubes with numbers in a manner that all the days of a month can be portrayed using those cubes. Also, note that you have to use both the cubes for displaying any date. Suppose if you have to display the 5th day of the month, you will have to display it as 05.

Can you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Missing Pound Riddle

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I am a book lover and i saw a book for Pound 97.
I am short of money , so i borrowed Pound 50 from my sister and 50 from my brother = Pound 100.
I bought the book, and had Pound 3 change. I gave brother Pound 1 and my sister Pound 1 and kept the other Pound 1 for myself. Now I owe my mum Pound 49 and my brother Pound 49. 49+49 = 98 + my Pound 1 = 99.

Where is the missing Pound ?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Marble Riddle

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There is a box which have 33 yellow marbles and 35 green marbles. You also have 34 green marbles outside the box.

Randomly remove two marbles from the box.
* If they are of different colors, put the yellow one back in the box.
* If they are the same color, take them out and put a green marble back in the box.

Repeat this until only one marble remains in the box.


What is the color of the sole marble left in the box ?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Bank Brain Teaser

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A bank customer had Rs.100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals, totaling Rs.. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:

Withdrawals Balance left
Rs.50 Rs.50
Rs.25 Rs.25
Rs.10 Rs.15
Rs.8 Rs.7
Rs.5 Rs.2
Rs.2 Rs.0
Rs.100 Rs.99


Why are the Totals not exactly right ?

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Mind Teasers : Multiple Answers Problem

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Can you solve the equation in the image below(at-least three different ways) by playing numbers 1 through 9 in the boxes so that all three equation are correct ?

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Mind Teasers : Famous Cross The River Logic Puzzle

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Michelangelo is being chased by a couple of cannibals who will kill him as soon as they get a hold of him. The only way to get rid of them is crossing the river bridge made of ropes and cut it on reaching the other end. He have found two diamonds in the woods each weighing 8 lbs. The rope is weak and can only accommodate a weight of 150 lbs. He weighs 140 lbs. Still he manages to cross the bridge and get rid of the cannibals with the diamonds without taking off any kind of clothing.

How?

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Mind Teasers : Math Number Riddle

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A man wanted to get into his work building, but he had forgotten his code. However, he did remember five clues. These are what those clues were:

The fifth number plus the third number equals fourteen.

The fourth number is one more than the second number.

The first number is one less than twice the second number.

The second number plus the third number equals ten.

The sum of all five numbers is 30.

What were the five numbers and in what order?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Iq Question

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In a jar, there are some orange candies and some strawberry candies. You pick up two candies at a time randomly. If the two candies are of same flavor, you throw them away and put a strawberry candy inside. If they are of opposite flavors, you throw them away and put an orange candy inside.

In such manner, you will be reducing the candies in the jar one at a time and will eventually be left with only one candy in the jar.

If you are told about the respective number of orange and strawberry candies at the outset, will it be feasible for you to predict the flavor of the final remaining candy ?

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