Mind Teasers : The Iphone Discount Puzzle

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Its festive time and all big companies are offering the big discount especially on iPhone whose price is staggering Rs. 65,000.

Following is the offer from the three major companies in India.
: Amazon offers Flat 65% discount
: Flipkart offers 10% discount over and over again.
: Snapdeal offers RS 42,000 off.

Which is the best offer for you ?

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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 : 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 : Difficult Brain Twister

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A strange tradition is followed in an orthodox and undeveloped village. The chief of the village collects taxes from all the males of the village yearly. But it is the method of taking taxes that is interesting.

The taxes paid in the form of grains and every male should pay equal pounds corresponding to his age. In simpler terms, a man aged 10 years will have to pay 10 pounds of grains and a 20 years old will be paying 20 pounds of grain.

The chief stands on a riser containing 7 different weights next to a large 2 pan scale. As per the interesting custom, the chief can only weigh using three of the seven weights.

In such a scenario, can you calculate what must be the weights of the seven weights each and who is the oldest man the chief can measure using those weights?
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Mind Teasers : Awesome Logic Problem

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I went for an official tour in a big city where there are over 100 buildings.
Building-1 is named first building.
Building-2 is named second building.
Building-3 is named third building.

A visitors decides to walk through all the buildings, he finds all the buildings except building-62.
Visitor later founds that the local of the city have given it another name.

What is the name of the Building ?
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Mind Teasers : Popular Logical Brain Teaser

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A couple had to take shelter in a hotel for they could not proceed their journey in the rain. Having nothing to do at all, they started playing cards. Suddenly there was a short circuit and the lights went off. The husband inverted the position of 15 cards in the deck (52 cards normal deck) and shuffled the deck.

Now he asked his wife to divide the deck into two different piles which may not be equal but both of them should have equal number of cards facing up. There was no source of light in the room and the wife was unable to see the cards.

For a certain amount of time, she thought and then divided the cards in two piles. To the husband’s astonishment, both of the piles had equal number of cards facing up.

How did she do it?
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Mind Teasers : Smart Brain Teaser

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A man wronged the king and thus he was put under a trial for murder. But the king knew that the person was innocent. Also he was suspicious that his innocence will soon come out among the people. Thus, he decided to play a game of chance on the name of their almighty god.

He summoned all the people along with the accused person. He put in two chits of paper inside a bowl. He told the people that one chit has ‘Guilty’ written over it and the other one has ‘Innocent’ written over it. He tells the people that the god will decide if the accused person is culprit or not. He then asks the person to draw a chit.

Obviously, the king is cheating and he has written ‘Guilty’ over both the chits. So no matter what chit the person picks, everybody will believe that it is lord's judgment and no one will bother to look at the other chit. Even the accused person knows it that the king had played a full proof game.

What should he do in order to be conceived as an innocent person?

Mind Teasers : How Many Chocolates Maths Problem

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A confectionary shop owner allows children to purchase a chocolate in exchange of five wrappers of the same chocolate. Children from the locality consumed 77 chocolates in a month. Now, they all collected them together and decide to buy back chocolates.

How many chocolates do you think they can buy using those 77 wrappers ?
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Mind Teasers : Hard Logic Puzzle

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A great meeting is held by a great logician where all the other logicians are called upon. The master logician takes them in a room and makes them sit in circle. A hat is placed on each of their heads. Now all of them can see the color of hats others are wearing but can’t see his own. They are told that there different colors of hats.

The master logician explains that a bell will be rung at regular intervals and the moment when a logician knows the color of his hat, he will leave on the next bell. If anyone leaves at the wrong bell, he will be disqualified and sent home.

All of them are assured of one thing that the puzzle will not be impossible for anyone of them. How will they manage the situation?
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Mind Teasers : Sports Cricket Brain Teaser

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Shihar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were batting on 94.
Seven runs were required to win by the team and only three balls were left.

At the end, both of them secured a century without being out.

How can this be feasible?
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Mind Teasers : Classic Barber Brain Teaser

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There are two barber shop in a small town – one located in the eastern market and the other on the northern market. The shop in the eastern market is quite untidy and the barber has a shabby haircut. While the shop in the northern market is quite neat and clean and the barber is sporting an excellent haircut himself.

Which of the two shops will any foreign visitor opt for?
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