30november

Problem

Your last good ping-pong ball fell down into a narrow metal pipe imbedded in concrete one foot deep.
How can you get it out undamaged, if all the tools you have are your tennis paddle, your shoe-laces, and your plastic water bottle, which does not fit into the pipe?

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29november

Dish Full Problem

A Petri dish hosts a healthy colony of bacteria. Once a minute every bacterium divides into two. The colony was founded by a single cell at noon. At exactly 12:43 (43 minutes later) the Petri dish was half full.
At what time will the dish be full???

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26november

Escape from Killing Problem

A man aproaches you in a dark alley. He says, 'If you tell a lie, I will kill you with a knife. If you tell the truth, I will kill you with a gun.'
What do you say to stay alive?

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24november

Length Of Pole Problem

There is a pole in a lake. One half of the pole is in the ground, another one third is covered by water and eight feet is out of the water. What is the total length of the pole in feet?

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23november

Dollar Problem

If nine thousand, nine hundred nine dollars is written as $9,909,
how should twelve thousand, twelve hundred twelve dollars be written?

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22november

Brick Problem

How many bricks does it take to complete a building that is 20 feet wide, 35 feet deep, and 14 feet tall made of brick?

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19november

Problem

A lily pad doubles in size every day. If on the 60th day the pond is exactly filled with the lily pad, on what day is the pond exactly half covered?

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Top 10 Riddles

Top 10 Riddles

Riddles 1 : Alexander Puzzle
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Alexander is stranded on an island covered in forest.

One day, when the wind is blowing from the west, lightning strikes the west end of the island and sets fire to the forest. The fire is very violent, burning everything in its path, and without intervention the fire will burn the whole island, killing the man in the process.

There are cliffs around the island, so he cannot jump off.

How can the Alexander survive the fire? (There are no buckets or any other means to put out the fire)

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Riddles 2 : Crime puzzle
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There is a certain crime, that if it is attempted, is punishable, but if it is committed, is not punishable. What is the crime?

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Riddles 3 : Murder Mystery Humour Riddle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★★


A donkey behind another donkey
I'm behind that second donkey
But there is a whole nation behind me

It is a murder you can describe in a word.

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Riddles 4 : Hard Math Riddle
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Take 9 from 6, 10 from 9, 50 from 40 and leave 6.

How Come ??

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Riddles 5 : Famous Riddle
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On my way to St. Ives I saw a man with 7 wives. Each wife had 7 sacks. Each sack had 7 cats. Each cat had 7 kittens. Kitten, cats, sacks, wives. How many were going to St. Ives?

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Riddles 6 : World Most Famous Riddle
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What came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Riddles 7 : November Riddle
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A man is sitting in a pub feeling rather poor. He sees the man next to him pull a wad of £50 notes out of his wallet.
He turns to the rich man and says to him,
'I have an amazing talent; I know almost every song that has ever existed.'
The rich man laughs.
The poor man says, 'I am willing to bet you all the money you have in your wallet that I can sing a genuine song with a lady's name of your choice in it.'
The rich man laughs again and says, 'OK, how about my daughter's name, Joanna Armstrong-Miller?'
The rich man goes home poor. The poor man goes home rich.

What song did he sing?

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Riddles 8 : UPSC Interview Question
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Bay of Bengal is in which state?

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Riddles 9 : A Riddle
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A bus driver was heading down a street in Delhi. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a 'no left turn' sign and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still - he didn't break any traffic laws. Why not?

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Riddles 10 : Statement Riddle
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'Ferari driver' easily beats the 'force indain driver' in a two care race.How did Indian newspapers truthfully report so to look as 'force indain drive' had outdone the 'ferari driver'
Think ??


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Last Updated:2011-11-19

18november

Problem

1. What does:
TIM JOB
represent?


2. What does:
MO_ _
represent?


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17november

Next Child Name Problem

A pregnant woman is preparing to name her seventh child. Her children's names so far are Dominique, Regis, Michelle, Fawn, Sophie and Lara. What will she name her next child -- Jessica, Katie, Abby or Tilly?

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16november

Egg Problem

A man is walking down a road with a basket of eggs. As he
is walking he meets someone who buys one-half of his eggs
plus one-half of an egg.
He walks a little further and meets another person who buys
one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg.
After proceeding further he meets another person who buys
one-half of his eggs plus one half an egg. At this point he
has sold all of his eggs, and he never broke an egg.
How many eggs did the man have to start with?

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15november

Rectify Equation Problem

Rectify the following equality 101 - 102 = 1 by moving just one digit.

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12november

Divide Problem

An old lady left $33,333 to be divided equally among two fathers and two sons and each was to receive $11,111.
How was this possible?

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11november

Room Problem

What kind of room has no windows or doors?

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10november

Will Problem

A man died, leaving $10,000,000 for his widow, 5 sons and 4 daughters. Each daughter received an equal amount, each son received twice as much as a daughter, and the widow received three times as much as a son.
How much did the widow receive?

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9november

Word Problem

Rearrange the letters in "new door" to make one word.

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8november

Who Am I Problem

I have keys that open no locks,
I have space, but there is no room,
You can enter, but you can't go in.
What am I?

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5november

Strange Problem

If you say my name, I'll no longer exist. What am I?

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4november

Seating Problem

Make the seating arrangement of 10 children in such a way that there are 5 rows with 4 children in each row.

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3november

Sentence Problem

Make a sentence consisting of three words that have the whole alphabet.

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2november

Strange Sum Problem

When can you add two to eleven and get one?

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1november

Candy Problem

The word CANDY can be spelled using just 2 letters.
Can you figure out how?

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