KiranD

Pune ,India

A donkey - behind another donkey.
I'm behind the second donkey.
There is a whole nation behind me.
It's a murder described in a word.

If 1+9+8=1, what is 2+8+9?

You have a torch which needs 2 working batteries. You have 8 batteries but only 4 of them are working.

What is the least number of battery pairs you need to check to make sure you get the flashlight on?

Multiplication and addition of three numbers gives same result.

What are those numbers?

Our dear Admin has a locker in a bank.
But, he has forgot the key to open the locker.
Fortunately, he remembers some things which may help you to help him.
· Key is a four digits number (eg.1234 or 9876)
· Every digit is different
· It starts and ends with an odd number and has two even numbers in the middle.
· 19 and 519 go into it exactly.

What is the key which will open the locker?

Given five zeros, can you make a total of 120 using any possible mathematical operations?

Which one of these letters is the odd one out?

A chicken farmer also has some cows for a total of 30 animals, and the animals have 74 legs in all. How many chickens does the farmer have?

There are seven sisters in a house, in a village where there is no electricity or any gadgets.

Sister 2: Cooking
Sister 3: Playing Chess
Sister 4: Playing Sudoku
Sister 5: Washing clothes
Sister 6: Gardening

What is Sister 7 doing?

Write 31 using only digit 3 five times.

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

Explain how?

Two cyclists race around a circular track. Rohit can ride once around the track in 6 minutes and jenny in four minutes. In how many minutes will jenny overtake rohit?

At a party, everyone shook hands with everybody else. There were 66 handshakes. How many people were at the party?

My sister has six red stamps and three blue ones. In her collection, seven stamps are from Mexico and six stamps are from France. One stamp is purple and it is not from Mexico or France. Two of her Mexican stamps are red and one is blue. Two of her French stamps are blue and three are red. How many stamps does she have?

In a drawer you have black socks and white socks. They are not stored away in pairs. Without looking, how many times will you have to reach into the drawer to come out with a matching pair?

Next door to me live 4 brothers of different heights.
Their average height is 74 inches , and the difference among the heights of first three men is two inches. The difference between the third and fourth man is 6 inches.
Can you tell how tall is each brother?

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?

Three people picked 65 apples altogether. At the first tree each of them picked the same number of apples. At the second tree they picked 3 times as many as they picked at the first tree. When they finished at the third tree, the group had 5 times as many apples as they had when they started at that tree. At the fourth tree the group picked just 5 apples. How many apples did each person pick at the first tree?