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Mind Teasers : Hard Probability Question

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Imagine a situation in your mind. You are playing a coin game with your friend where you have pre-decided the sequence that you require. The coin is fair and you both keep tossing it till you get the desired sequence.

The predefined sequence for you is H T H.
The predefined sequence for your friend is H T T.

You keep tossing the coin and writing it down till you get the required sequence. You play several games and at the end, the one with the average score less will win.

Game 1 result:
You: H T T H T H
Your score: 6
Your friend: H T H H H T H H T T
Your friends' score: 10

Game 2 result:
You: T T H T T H H T H
Your score: 9
Your friend: T T H H T H T T
Your friends' score: 8

Game 3 result:
You: T T H H T H
Your score: 6
Your friend: H H T H T T
Your friends' score: 6

Now, after playing 3 games, your score is 7 (average) and your friend's score is 8 (average). Assume that you keep playing like this for several many games, what of the following outcomes are you expecting at the end?
a) Your average score is lower and you win.
b) Your friend's average score is lower and he wins.
c) Both have equal scores and the match ties.

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Mind Teasers : Sunday Probability Riddle

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Whats the probability of getting 5 Sunday(my favorite day) in a 31 day month ?

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Mind Teasers : Accelerating Train Logic Riddle

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I sit on Japan's latest maglev bullet train from its first station. The train starts and is now accelerating and is about to enter the tunnel. What is the best position for me to sit, considering I am a claustrophobic guy?

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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 : 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 : New Answer Riddle

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There is a puzzle which can be asked all day with a different correct answer each time. What is the puzzle ?

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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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Mind Teasers : What Is It six letter word. Riddle

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It's a six letter word.
The first four letter is me.
The second and last letter are the same.
The fourth second and last letter are payment.

What Is It ?

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Mind Teasers : Three Errors In Sentence Problem

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Can you fynd three errors in that puzzle?

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Mind Teasers : Interview Marble Logic Puzzle

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Mind Teasers : Numbers For Buildings Problem

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My town contains 100 buildings.
They are numbered from 1 to 100. How many 6's are used in these numbers ?

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