Mind Teasers : The Fifth Card Magic Trick Puzzle

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Famous magicians Dylan Rhodes and Daniel Atlas performed an exhilarating magic trick in my last birthday party. Since, it was my birthday, Rhodes asked me to shuffle a new deck and pick any five cards out of it. I took out the cards as asked, looked at them and then showed all five cards to Rhodes. Rhodes then gave four cards to Daniel and the remaining fifth card to me. Daniel looked at the four cards for about ten seconds and then he told me what card I was holding.

Surprise, Surprise! He was right!

It was quite surprising to me at that time, but when I reached back home, I was able to crack the trick behind the magic.

Can you?

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Mind Teasers : Interview Balls Puzzle

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In a closed jar, there are three strawberry candies, two mango candies and five pineapple candies. You can't see inside the jar. Now, how many toffees you must take out from the jar to make sure that you have one of each flavor?
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Mind Teasers : Hardest Chess Problem

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This is a classic chess puzzle and considered to be one of the hardest puzzles in history.
As shown in the picture below, White army is arranged in a classic chess board. You need to add black army i.e
1 king
1 queen
2 rooks
2 bishops
2 knights
8 pawns
in such a way that not a single piece of either color is under attack.

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Mind Teasers : Nice Mathematics Riddle

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Aishwarya Rai walks into a bank to cash out her check.
By mistake the bank teller gives her dollar amount in change, and her cent amount in dollars.
On the way home she spends 5 cent, and then suddenly she notices that she has twice the amount of her check.

How much was her check amount ?
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Mind Teasers : Interesting Bet Puzzle

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In a bowl, there are several chits with distinct numbers on them. You have to choose any two of them at random.

Will you accept the 2 to 1 bet that the numbers will be relatively prime will you accept it?

For instance:
If the numbers you pick are 6 and 13, you lose $1.
If the numbers you pick are 5 and 25, you win $2.
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Mind Teasers : Maths Logical Problem

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The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.

How many of these numbers are prime ?

Mind Teasers : Sunday Probability Riddle

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

Mind Teasers : Ias Logic Question

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A guy claims to do the following thing. He puts a coin in a glass bottle. Then, he shuts the mouth of the bottle with the help of a cork. Now he manages to remove the coin out from the bottle without taking out the cork or breaking the glass bottle.

Do you know how he can do it?

Mind Teasers : Dirt Hole Tricky Riddle

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How many cubic meters of dirt are in a hole of 20 meter long and 30 meter wide.

Mind Teasers : Logic Question In Maths

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Two trains under a controlled experiment begin at a speed of 100 mph in the opposite direction in a tunnel. A supersonic bee is left in the tunnel which can fly at a speed of 1000 mph. The tunnel is 200 miles long. When the trains start running on a constant speed of 100 mph, the supersonic bee starts flying from one train towards the other. As soon as the bee reaches the second train, it starts flying back towards the first train.

If the bee keeps flying to and fro in the tunnel till the trains collide, how much distance will it have covered in total?

Mind Teasers : Tough Two Jug Measuring Puzzle

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I got two jugs of
A) 11 liter
B) 6 liter

How can I measure exactly 9 liters ?
category : LOGIC | MEASURE

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