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Top 10 Popular Puzzles

Top 10 Popular Puzzles

Popular Puzzles 1 : 2 Eggs 100 Floors Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★★★     Popularity ★★★★★


-> You are given 2 eggs.
-> You have access to a 100-storey building.
-> Eggs can be very hard or very fragile means it may break if dropped from the first floor or may not even break if dropped from 100 th floor.Both eggs are identical.
-> You need to figure out the highest floor of a 100-storey building an egg can be dropped without breaking.
-> Now the question is how many drops you need to make. You are allowed to break 2 eggs in the process

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Popular Puzzles 2 : Popular Age Problem
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★★★


Two old friends, Jack and Bill, meet after a long time.

Three kids
Jack: Hey, how are you man?
Bill: Not bad, got married and I have three kids now.
Jack: That’s awesome. How old are they?
Bill: The product of their ages is 72 and the sum of their ages is the same as your birth date.
Jack: Cool… But I still don’t know.
Bill: My eldest kid just started taking piano lessons.
Jack: Oh now I get it.

How old are Bill’s kids?


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Popular Puzzles 3 : Brain Twister Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★★★


2+3=8,
3+7=27,
4+5=32,
5+8=60,
6+7=72,
7+8=??

Solve it?

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Popular Puzzles 4 : Brilliant Student Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★★


There was once a college that offered a class on probability applied to the real world.The class was relatively easy, but there was a catch. There were no homework assignments or tests, but there was a final exam that would have only one question on it.When everyone received the test it was a blank sheet of paper with a solitary question on it: 'What is risk?'.Most students were able to pass, but only one student received 100% for the class! Even stranger was that he only wrote down one word!
What did he write?

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Popular Puzzles 5 : Find The Next Number
Difficulty ★★★★★     Popularity ★★★★☆


What are the next three numbers in this series?

4, 6, 12, 18, 30, 42, 60, 72, 102, 108, ?, ?, ?

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Popular Puzzles 6 : Secret Code puzzle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆


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?

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Popular Puzzles 7 : Cross Bridge Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★★☆


Four people need to cross a rickety bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support two people at a time. Not all people take the same time to cross the bridge. Times for each person: 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the bridge?

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Popular Puzzles 8 : Gold Bar Fewest Cut Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆


A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day?

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Popular Puzzles 9 : Challenging Mind puzzles
Difficulty ★★★★★     Popularity ★★★★☆


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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Popular Puzzles 10 : Challenging Logic Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆


In front of you, there are 9 coins. They all look absolutely identical, but one of the coins is fake. However, you know that the fake coin is lighter than the rest, and in front of you is a balance scale. What is the least number of weightings you can use to find the counterfeit coin?

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Last Updated:2011-11-26

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