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Q:

Solve the following puzzle

You are going to visit your grandmother on Mother's day. You want to give her two cakes. However, to get to her house you must cross seven bridges. At each bridge is a troll who demands ½ of all of your cakes as the price to pass. However, this troll, being a nice troll, feels bad and gives you back 1 of the cakes that he took.

         The puzzle to solve: How many cakes must you leave with to be able to give your grandmother 2 cakes

Answer

Do the math and you will see that this puzzle is based on the fact taht (2)=1 and 1+1=2

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Q:

What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

A) Shoe B) Charcoal
C) Belt D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Charcoal

Explanation:

It is Charcoal which is black when we buy it or when not being used. It gets red in appearance when put in use means to say when burning. And eventually when it's been consumed by fire or after getting burned out or used up, changes into ashes which look grey in color.

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A cuboid shaped wooden block has 6 cm length, 4 cm breadth and 1 cm height.
Two faces measuring 4 cm x 1 cm are coloured in black.
Two faces measuring 6 cm x 1 cm are coloured in red.
Two faces measuring 6 cm x 4 cm are coloured in green.
The block is divided into 6 equal cubes of side 1 cm (from 6 cm side), 4 equal cubes of side 1 cm(from 4 cm side).

How many cubes will have green colour on two sides and rest of the four sides having no colour ?

A) 8 B) 24
C) 16 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 8

Explanation:

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There are 16 small cubes attached to the outer walls of the cuboid.
Therefore remaining inner small cubes will be the cubes having two sides green coloured.
So the required number = 24 - 16 = 8

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Q:

Answer the Following Puzzle.

Number Puzzles Questions and Answers

A) 11 B) 22
C) 33 D) 32
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 22

Explanation:

Add together values in corresponding positions of the top two crosses, and put the result in the lower left cross.

Calculate the difference between values in corresponding positions of the top two crosses, and put the result in the lower right cross.

Finally add together the values in corresponding positions of the lower two crosses to give the values in the central cross

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Q:

What is 12 S of the Z?

Answer

12 S of Z represents 12 Signs of the Zodiac.


 


It is similar to the


1. 52 W in a Y        -  52 weeks in a year


2. 3 H in a C          3 Hands in a Clock


3. 3600 S in an H   -  3600 Seconds in an Hour


4. 5 O in the W      -   5 Oceans in the World

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Calculate the angle between the two hands of clock when the clock shows 4 : 20 p.m. ?

A) 5 degrees B) 10 degrees
C) 15 degrees D) 25 degrees
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 10 degrees

Explanation:

Since at 4 : 20 the minute hand will be at 4 and the angle between them will be same as the distance covered in degree by the hour hand in 20 minutes.

 

Required angle = distance of hour hand = speed × time = 12× 20 =10 degrees.

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In the below puzzle, there are 2 double blanks. Fill in the blanks with the same pair of letters to complete an English word. For example, use the letter-pair ac in b__kp__k to make the word backpack

_ _ s _ _ de

Answer

cascade

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Logical puzzle

Four people are traveling to different places on different types of transport.
Their names are: Rachel, John, Mr. Jones and Cindy.
They either went on train, car, plane or ship.

* Mr. Jones hates flying
* Cindy has to rent her vehicle
* John gets seasick

Answer

Our Solution:    


  There are 3 possibilities


       Cindy: car
       Mr. Jones: train
       John: plane
       Rachel: ship


      Cindy: car
      Mr. Jones: ship
      John: plane
      Rachel: train


     Cindy: car
     Mr. Jones: ship
     John: train
     Rachel: plane

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