Mind Teasers : Unique Date Riddle

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A mathematician told me that people often write a date in two ways
like a.b or a/b ie. 6th December is written as 6.12 or 6/12.
and then the mathematician asked me a problem
"Which unique date has the property that the product of two formats of date is equal to 1 i.e a.b X a/b = 1"

category : LOGIC

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logical Puzzle

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You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?
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Mind Teasers : Homicide Detective Puzzle

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A homicide detective is called at a crime scene. A man is lying dead in front of the building and seeking the position of the windows on the building and the position in which the body is lying, it is evident that the man jumped out from one of them and committed suicide.

The detective asks his team to collect the traces if they can find any on the body and heads towards the building. He goes to the first floor and towards the room that is on the front side. Inside the room, he lights a cigarette, walks towards the window facing the dead body, opens the window and throws out the cigarette. He then goes to the second floor and repeats the same process.

He keeps doing the same thing till he is done with all the floors and then takes the lift to the ground floor. Upon reaching there, he informs the team that it is not a suicide but a murder.

While the whole team is shocked to hear the revelation, he lights another cigarette and takes a hard puff.

How do you think he found out that it was a not a suicide?
category : LOGIC | MYSTERY

Mind Teasers : Probability To Choose Own Toy Brain Teaser

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I bought three toys for my triplet boys (one for each). I placed the toys in the dark store. One by one each boy went to the store and pick the toy. What is the probability that no boy will choose his own toy?

Mind Teasers : Number Sequence Problem

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Identify the next two numbers in this Sequence ?

101, 112, 131, 415, 161, 718, ???, ???


category : LOGIC | SERIES

Mind Teasers : Hard MatchStick Problem

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You can see five identical squares made with blue matchsticks in the given figure. You have to make them six identical squares instead. To do that, you are only allowed to move three matchsticks. How will you achieve the desired result?

Mind Teasers : Two Men One Question Puzzle

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Imagine that you are travelling to a village. You happen to reach a point in the road where there is a fork. There are two ways that you can go into but only one amongst them is correct and leads to the village. You happen to see two men standing on the fork and you can ask them for the direction. To your bad luck, one amongst the two men always lies and the other one always says the truth. But you do not know who is a liar and who is not. At that point of the situation you are allowed to ask only one question to any one of the men standing there.

What question will you ask?
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Mind Teasers : Popular Logic Picture Grid Problem

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We have 4 blue, 4 red, 4 green and 4 yellow hats. All the hats must be labelled with an arithmetic sign – ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’ or ‘/’ in a manner that one sign is used on a particular color only once. Now these hats must be arranged in a 4x4 grid in a manner that no two rows or columns have a repeating color or sign.

To give you a kick start, we have arranged 4 hats in the grid. Can you place the rest of them ?

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Mind Teasers : Scrooge McDuck Adventure Logic Puzzle

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Scrooge McDuck plans to go to the Treasure Island.
It needed six days to reach there.
One person can carry food and water for just four days.

What is the fewest number of more people McDuck needed, to help him to carry enough food and water for this adventurous journey ?
category : LOGIC | SITUATION

Mind Teasers : Draw Direction Problem

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B is to the North-East of D; A is to the North-East of C; C is to the West of D; E is to the South-West of D and to the South of C; and A is to the north of D and in line with B.

Can you find out in which direction of E is B located?
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Mind Teasers : Worlds Hardest Brain Teaser

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A mastermind organized a quiz competition in which six selected candidates were invite namely James Hunt, Ruxandra Bar, Sophia Connors, David Finch, Fred Odea and Brian Miller. A 'special puzzle' was asked to all of them. The first one to answer it was promised for a big award.

After that, the candidates were offered the meal before the mastermind stood up to announce the much awaited result. He started announcing:

'Ok now everybody!'
'The winner of…..'
'The Hardest Riddle Ever Event.'

And then he smiled. All the candidates understood who won.

Do you know who won ?
category : LOGIC | TRICK

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