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?
category : LOGIC | MATHS

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Mind Teasers : Detective Murder Or Suicide Puzzle

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A homicide team enters a crime scene where a dead body of a fat old man lies there on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The victim is holding a gun and a tape recorder lies there by his side. One of the detective picks up the recorder and plays it "I am tired of this life and hence I have decided to relieve myself from the worldly pains". A gunshot follows the message.

The teams starts investigating a murder investigation.

Why?

category : LOGIC | MYSTERY

Mind Teasers : Married UnMarried Looking Riddle

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Terry Is looking at Millie
Millie is looking Stones
Terry is married while Stones is not.

So Is married person looking at an unmarried person?
A) Yes
B) No
C) Need more information.

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Mind Teasers : Candle Trick Teaser Problem

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Husband has prepared for a candle light dinner on the honeymoon for his wife. While they were having the dinner, a strong breeze flew through the open window and four candles out of ten were extinguished. After that, the husband closed the window.

How many candles were left in the end?

Mind Teasers : Box Ball Logic Problem

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There are three bags.The first bag has two blue rocks. The second bag has two red rocks. The third bag has a blue and a red rock. All bags are labeled but all labels are wrong.You are allowed to open one bag, pick one rock at random, see its color and put it back into the bag, without seeing the color of the other rock.

How many such operations are necessary to correctly label the bags ?
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Mind Teasers : River Crossing Brain Teaser

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River Thames needs to be crossed by Mr. Father, Mrs. Mother, A Thug, A Policeman, 2 dogs and 2 Cats. There is only one boat, which can carry only two people (or a person and an animal or two animals) at a time. Only the humans (excluding the thug) know how to operate the boat. The boat must travel back and forth across the river in order to pick up all of the people and animals.
Following rules must be followed at all times:
Mr. Father: Mr. Father cannot stay with any of the cats, without Mrs. Mother's presence.
Mrs. Mother: Mrs. Mother cannot stay with any of the dogs, without Mr. Father's presence.
Thug: The thug cannot stay with anyone, if the policeman is not there.
Policeman Allowed to travel with everyone.
2 Dogs, 2 Cats: Not allowed to travel without a human, or be in the presence of the thug without the policeman's supervision.
The dogs are not allowed to be in the presence of Mrs. Mother without the supervision of Mr. Father.
Similarly, The cats are not allowed to be in the presence of Mr. Father without the supervision of Mrs. Mother.
Both the dogs and cats are allowed to be unsupervised (provided the other rules are satisfied.)
How will everyone get to the other side of the river Thames? None of the rule can be broken, and all rules apply on the boat as well as on the land.
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Mind Teasers : Best Ramanujan Birthday Riddle

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Today is Ramanujan birthday.
A year Ago on his birthday, he had five candles and he lit all except the last one.
Today he is going to light all the candles.

How old is Ramanujan Today?

Note: He is not turning five today.



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Mind Teasers : Passcode Puzzle

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Shruti's daughter Arshika need to be picked from the school every day.
Shruti asks one of her colleagues to pick her from school. Shruti devised a password mechanism to confirm that Arshika goes with the correct person only.
The password on Monday was SAM16.
The password on Wednesday was HRW39.

What will the password for Friday?


category : LOGIC | CIPHER

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 : Matchsticks Picture Brain Teaser

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In the figure given below, you can see that there are five squares. Supposedly if this figure is formed using different matchsticks (refer the slight gap between matchsticks), can you remove just two matchsticks so that only two squares remain ?

Mind Teasers : Short Story Mystery Puzzle

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A Japanese ship was making its way through the Arabian Sea. The captain felt like taking a bath and thus went to the bathroom after removing his Rolex watch and gold bracelet. When he returned back from the bathroom, he found out that his valuables were missing.

He suspected five of his crew members. He called them in and asked all of them what they were doing for the last 15 minutes. They replied as follows:parachute
The French cook (with a butcher knife): I was in fridge room getting meat for cooking.
The German Engineer (with some tools in hand): I was working on the generator engine.
The Bangladeshi seaman (empty handed): I was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake.
The American Radio officer (with his headphones in hand): I was messaging to company that we will reach the port in the next two days that is Friday morning at 1100 hrs.
The Indian navigation officer (empty handed): I was taking a nap before my night watch began.

Upon hearing all of them, the captain found out who was the thief. How did he know that? Who is the thief?
category : LOGIC | MYSTERY

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