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Four people need to cross a dark river at night.They have only one torch and the river is too risky to cross without the tourch. if all people cross simultanoesly then torch light wont be sufficient.Speed of each person of crossing the river is different.cross time for each person is 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the river ?

A car meter reading shows 72927 miles a palindromic number.

what is the minimum number of miles you would need to travel to see another palindromic number on the car meter reading?

A cat, a dog and a monkey were stolen. 3 suspects got caught: Harish, Manoj and Tarun. All we know that each person stole one animal, but we do not know who stole which. Here are the investigation statements. Harish said: Tarun stole the cat. Manoj said: Tarun stole the dog. Tarun said: They both were lying. I did not steal the cat or the dog. Later on, the police found out the man who stole the monkey told a lie. The man who stole the cat told the truth. Can you find out who stole which?

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Bay of Bengal is in which state?

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If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and three oranges in the other hand, what would you have?

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Why is 6 afraid of 7?

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What does an Island and the letter T have in common?

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who is silent in the parliament

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A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bustrip that would last a week. Before he left he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?

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The man who invented it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it doesn't know it. What is it?

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What do you call a fish without an eye?

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What part of the Turkey has the most feathers?

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Why are televisions attracted to people ?

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Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

I am the owner of a birds store. If I put in one bird per cage, I have one bird too many. If I put in two bird per cage, I have one cage too many. How many cages and birds do I have?

You find yourself in a strange place guarded by two guards.One of the guard always say truth while other always lies.You dontknow the identity of the two.You can ask only one question to go out from there. What should you ask?

What letter is next in this sequence?

M, A, M, J, J, A, S, O,__

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The puzzle question is : On Bagshot Island, there is an airport. The airport is the homebase of an unlimited number of identical airplanes. Each airplane has a fuel capacity to allow it to fly exactly 1/2 way around the world, along a great circle. The planes have the ability to refuel in flight without loss of speed or spillage of fuel. Though the fuel is unlimited, the island is the only source of fuel.

What is the fewest number of aircraft necessary to get one plane all the way around the world assuming that all of the aircraft must return safely to the airport? How did you get to your answer?

Notes:

(a) Each airplane must depart and return to the same airport, and that is the only airport they can land and refuel on ground.

(b) Each airplane must have enough fuel to return to airport.

(c) The time and fuel consumption of refueling can be ignored. (so we can also assume that one airplane can refuel more than one airplanes in air at the same time.)

(d) The amount of fuel airplanes carrying can be zero as long as the other airplane is refueling these airplanes. What is the fewest number of airplanes and number of tanks of fuel needed to accomplish this work? (we only need airplane to go around the world)

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Below the four parts have been reorganized. The four partitions are exactly the same in both arrangements. Why is there a hole?

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A certain street contains 100 buildings. They are numbered from 1 to 100. How many 9's are used in these numbers?

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Decipher

yyyy u r, yyyyy u b, i c u r y+y 4 ? by sharks. How would you survive?

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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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If Susan is 10, Arabella is 20, and Jim and Neal are both 5, but Richard is 10, how much is Jennifer by the same system?

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Create a number using only the digits 4,4,3,3,2,2,1 and 1. So i can only be eight digits. You have to make sure the ones are separated by one digit, the twos are separated by two digits the threes are separated with three digits and the fours are separated by four digits

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At the local model boat club, four friends were talking about their boats.

There were a total of eight boats, two in each colour, red, green, blue and yellow. Each friend owned two boats. No friend had two boats of the same colour.

Alan didn't have a yellow boat. Brian didn't have a red boat, but did have a green one. One of the friends had a yellow boat and a blue boat and another friend had a green boat and a blue boat. Charles had a yellow boat. Darren had a blue boat, but didn't have a green one.

Can you work out which friend had which coloured boats?

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You can place weights on both side of weighing balance and you need to measure all weights between 1 and 1000. For example if you have weights 1 and 3,now you can measure 1,3 and 4 like earlier case, and also you can measure 2,by placing 3 on one side and 1 on the side which contain the substance to be weighed. So question again is how many minimum weights and of what denominations you need to measure all weights from 1kg to 1000kg.

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The below is a number puzzle. It should be read left to right, top to bottom.

1

1 1

2 1

1 2 1 1

1 1 1 2 2 1

? ? ? ? ? ?

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Question 1: What is the next two rows of numbers?

Question 2: How was this reached?

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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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2+3=8,

3+7=27,

4+5=32,

5+8=60,

6+7=72,

7+8=??

Solve it?

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.

The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

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-> 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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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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What does this message say?

G T Y O R J O T E O U I A B G T

Hint

Count the letters and try splitting the letters up into groups.

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Distances from you to certain cities are written below.

BERLIN 200 miles

PARIS 300 miles

ROME 400 milesAMSTERDAM 300 miles

CARDIFF ??? miles

How far should it be to Cardiff ?

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What are the next three numbers in this series?

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

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What are the next two letters in the following series and why?

W A T N T L I T F S _ _

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A woman depended on a public telephone to make her calls, but it was usually out of order. Each day she reported this to the phone company, but nothing was done. Finally she came up with a fib that she told the phone company.

.The phone was fixed the next day. What did she tell them?

Three brothers share a family sport:

A non-stop marathon

The oldest one is fat and short

And trudges slowly on

The middle brother's tall and slim

And keeps a steady pace

The youngest runs just like the wind,

Speeding through the race

He's young in years, we let him run,

The other brothers say

'Cause though he's surely number one,

He's second, in a way.

A bank customer had £100 in his account. He then made 6 withdrawals, totaling £100. He kept a record of these withdrawals, and the balance remaining in the account, as follows:

Withdrawals | Balance left |
---|---|

£50 | £50 |

£25 | £25 |

£10 | £15 |

£8 | £7 |

£5 | £2 |

£2 | £0 |

£100 | £99 |

Nisha was sitting at her study table, alone , on a dark night. Her parents had taken a flight earlier in the morning to chelsea as her grandfather had passed away.

she was alone because she need to study for her exam tomorrow.

While studying , she heard a noise and got out of her room and looked around when suddenly, without warning, she was grabbed by the neck.

She tried to free herself but was of no use.

"Give me all your money!" shouted the man who had grabbed her from behind.

Nisha cried "leave me ...there is no one at home"

Suddenly the phone rang.

Nisha asked the intruder to allow her to pick the phone as people will get alarmed if she dosn't pick the phone.

"Alright, but dont try to be clever" replied the intruder.

Nisha walked toward the phone.She picked up the phone.

"Hey nisha How's the revision going?" said the caller. "Hey prinks thanks for the call. Hey you know those Science notes I lent you last week? Well I really need them back. It would be a great help to me. It's an emergency, so if you could give me them tomorrow it would be great. Please hurry in finding the notes. I need to get back to my books now. Bye," Nisha said. She hung up the phone.

"It was wise of you not to say anything," said the intruder.

"Now TELL ME WHERE THE MONEY IS KEPT!" screamed the thief.

"It...it's...in my dad's room. The first room on the right. Third drawer," said Nisha.

"SHOW me!" said the man, and removed his grip around her neck. She took a big gulp of air and nearly fell. She swallowed hard and said a silent prayer. She walked slowly, in silence, toward her father's room. All of a sudden, they heard police sirens. The intruder froze in his footsteps. He ran to the nearest window and jumped out of it.

Nisha ran outside in time to see the intruder being escorted into the car. She saw prinks and she ran toward her and hugged her.

"Smart kids," said the policeman.

What had happened?

There were once 3 brothers, one day on the way to their grandmothers funeral their car broke down.

Oh great, they all thought, and tried to fix the car but finally decided they had no idea what they were doing.

The middle and youngest brother teamed up and forced the eldest to walk in search of a house where they could use a telephone to call a local tow truck.

They were literally stranded out in the middle of nowhere-the landscape was barren and nondescript.

The eldest brother walked for ages until suddenly he appeared before a large victorian home. Everything was pink.

Thinking that this was a little strange, the brother peered down the road for possible neighbors, but he could see nothing at all.

The picket fence lining the yard was pink, as was the gate. The path to the house was pink, the porch was pink. The door was pink. The shudders were pink. EVERYTHING was pink.

He opened up the fence gate which screeched "Piiiinnnkkk!!" as he walked the path his footsteps barked "Pi-Pink Pi-Pink P-Pink!!". As he walked the porch steps they groaned "PPPink PPPink PPPink!!"

Finally, with many "Pink" statements he made it to the door and knocked loudly, the door shouted back "PINK PINK"

He waited a minute or two but no one answered the door. He decided it was best to go inside anway, they still needed to make a phone call. He grabbed the doorknob and turned it- it whispered softly "ppinkkk".

He shouted into the home "Hello? Im just here to use your phone!"

When he looked around the home, once again everything was pink. Pink furniture, Pink carpeting, Pink drapes, Pink walls.

He figured the phone was in the kitchen so he walked in there, pink tile, pink cupboards, pink fridge, pink everything.

He heard his stomach growl and decided to steal some food, plus the phone call could wait. When he opened the pantry there sat Raisin Brand and Frosted Flakes. He chose the Frosted Flakes and ate it happily.

Back at the stranded car, the two brothers became angry, they both decided to search for their brother and for a phone. They walked for what seemed hours and soon discovered the giant pink house and figured their brother had gone there, as there was no other neighbors.

The picket fence lining the yard was pink, as was the gate. The path to the house was pink, the porch was pink. The door was pink. The shudders were pink. EVERYTHING was pink.

They opened up the fence gate which screeched "Piiiinnnkkk!!" as they walked the path their footsteps barked "Pi-Pink Pi-Pink P-Pink!!". As they walked the porch steps they groaned "PPPink PPPink PPPink!!"

Finally, with many "Pink" statements they made it to the door and knocked loudly, the door shouted back "PINK PINK"

They waited a minute or two but no one answered the door. They decided it was best to go inside anway, they still needed to make a phone call. One brother grabbed the doorknob and turned it- it whispered softly "ppinkkk".

The other brother shouted into the home "Hello? We're just here to use your phone!"

When they looked around the home, once again everything was pink. Pink furniture, Pink carpeting, Pink drapes, Pink walls.

They figured the phone was in the kitchen so they walked in there, pink tile, pink cupboards, pink fridge, pink everything.

The brothers both heard their stomachs growl and decided to steal some food, plus the phone call could wait. When they opened the pantry there sat Raisin Brand and Frosted Flakes. Both of them chose the Raisin Brand at ate it happily.

They waited some time for their brother to show up, but he was strangely missing. The two brothers decided he had gotten a ride, so they used the phone to call a tow truck which took the two of them to their grandmothers funeral.

Still they saw no sign of their brother, and never did again after that day.

Whats the moral of the story??

*HINT* the house wasn't their grandmothers, and the eldest brother wasnt brutally murdered or anything like that.

After a heavy Thanksgiving meal, the night watchman went to work. In the morning, he told his boss he had dreamed that a saboteur planted a bomb in the factory and that he felt it was a warning. The boss promptly fired him. Worked confused... Why boss fired him ?

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?

A shopkeeper sell stuff as :

Buy 1 for Rs 1.0

10 for Rs 2.0

100 for Rs 3.0

I needed 913 and still i only paid Rs 3.0

How could this be possible ?

You are in a room with no metal objects except for two iron bars. Only one of them is a magnet.

How can you identify which one is a magnet?

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There are three boxes in a table. One of the box contains Gold and the other two are empty. A printed message contains in each box. One of the message is true and the other two are lies.

The first box says 'The Gold is not here'.

The Second box says 'The Gold is not here'.

The Third box says 'The Gold is in the Second box'.

Which box has the Gold?

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The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father's age is the son's age reversed.

How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).

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What letter is next in this sequence?

O, T, T, F, F, S, S, E, __

**Hint:Its a Number Series Puzzle

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Can you find the mistake ?

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How can you throw a ball as hard as you can and have it come back to you even if it doesnt hit anything there is nothing attached to it and no one else catches or throws it?

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In a stable there are men and horses. In all, there are 22 heads and 72 feet. How many men and how many horses are in the stable

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Here are three answers:

1. Answer A

2. Answer A or B

3. Answer B or C

There is only one correct statement.Identify It ?

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The Puzzle: A girl, a boy, and a dog start walking down a road.

They start at the same time, from the same point, in the same direction.

The boy walks at 5 km/h, the girl at 6 km/h.

The dog runs from boy to girl and back again with a constant speed of 10 km/h. The dog does not slow down on the turn.

How far does the dog travel in 1 hour?

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The puzzle is if the shopkeeper can only place the weights in one side of the common balance. For example if shopkeeper has weights 1 and 3 then he can measure 1, 3 and 4 only. Now the question is how many minimum weights and names the weights you will need to measure all weights from 1 to 1000. This is a fairly simple problem and very easy to prove also. Answer for this puzzle is given below.

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What are the next two numbers in this sequence?

7, 14, 17, 21, 27, 28, 35, 37, ?, ?

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Can you make four (4) nines (9) equal 100 ?

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An express train takes 3 seconds to enter tunnel which is 1 km long.

If it is traveling at 120 km an hour, how long will it take to pass completely through the tunnel

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A monk has a very specific ritual for climbing up the steps to the temple. First he climbs up to the middle step and meditates for 1 minute. Then he climbs up 8 steps and faces east until he hears a bird singing. Then he walks down 12 steps and picks up a pebble. He takes one step up and tosses the pebble over his left shoulder. Now, he walks up the remaining steps three at a time which only takes him 9 paces. How many steps are there?

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Can you discover the missing number in this series?

37, 10, 82

29, 11, 47

96, 15, 87

42, ?, 15

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TinTin eleven friends.He has a bowl containing eleven apples. Now He want to divide the eleven apples to his friends, in such a way that a apple should remain in his bowl.

How can He do it?

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Rob is taller than Edwin, Jurgen is shorter than Rob.

Of only one of the following statements, we now certainly know it is correct:

Edwin is taller than Jurgen

Jurgen is taller than Edwin

It cannot be determined if Jurgen or Edwin is tallest.

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Which is Odd One Out ? and why ?

4377

3954

9862

8454

9831

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If you had a pizza with crust thickness 'a' and radius 'z', what's the volume of the pizza?

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Charles walks over a railway-bridge. At the moment that he is just ten meters away from the middle of the bridge, he hears a train coming from behind. At that moment, the train, which travels at a speed of 90 km/h, is exactly as far away from the bridge as the bridge measures in length. Without hesitation, Charles rushes straight towards the train to get off the bridge. In this way, he misses the train by just four meters! If Charles would, however, have rushed exactly as fast in the other direction, the train would have hit him eight meters before the end of the bridge.

What is the length of the railway-bridge?

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At my favorite fruit stand,

an orange costs 18Ã‚¢,

a pineapple costs 27Ã‚¢,

and a grape costs 15Ã‚¢.

Using the same logic, can you tell how much a mango costs?

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A man drove to a hotel and as soon as he got there he was bankrupt. Explain.

When Manish was three years old he hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. Six years later at age nine, Manish returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by five centimeters each year, how much higher would the nail be?

Michael have ten pairs of black socks, eight pairs of white socks and seven pairs of green socks. Everything is mixed in a draw. As there is no light he were not able to identify the color of the socks. How many of the socks did he want to take to match one pair

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