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# puzzles questions and answers

Simple puzzles
1
```110 is partitioned into two portions x, and y where y =150% of x . find x and y?
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1. `44 , 66`
2. `22 , 88`
3. `32 , 78`
4. `42 , 78`
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4
`What is one-third of half of one–third of one–tenth of 180?`
1. `8`
2. `6`
3. `4`
4. `1`
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`Tennis Racket and cock cost \$50. If the tennis racket cost \$49 more than the cock. What is the cost of racket and cock?`
1. `cock costs \$1 and racket costs \$49`
2. `cock costs \$0.5 and racket costs \$49.5`
3. `cock costs \$0.25 and racket costs \$49.75`
4. `none of the above`
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6
`When I was going to temple I saw a person with 5 kids, each kid having 5 bags with  5 parrots in each bag. How many were going to temple?`
1. `one man, 5 kids`
2. `a kid, and a man. total 2 persons are going`
3. `1, Only Me`
4. `2 men, 5 kids`
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```Take numbers from one-to-nine, and divide into two groups, so that sum of both the groups should be equal.
Note : 9 cannot be turned over to make it 6```
1. `1 2 3 4 5  and 6 7 8 9`
2. `1 2 3 4 5 6 and 7 8 9`
3. `1 2 3 4 5 6 and 7 8 6`
4. `1 2 3 4 5 9 and 7 8 9`
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9
`I bought a Shirt and a Trouser for Rs. 110 at the New Market. The Shirt cost Rs. 100 more than the Trouser, how much does the Shirt cost?`
1. `If the Shirt cost Rs. 100 and the Trouser Rs 10`
2. `If the Shirt cost Rs. 105 and the Trouser Rs 5`
3. `If the Shirt cost Rs. 90 and the Trouser Rs 10`
4. `If the Shirt cost Rs. 95 and the Trouser Rs 5`
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10
`I have collected 253 strawberries which I want to put into punnets for handing out to my neighbors. All punnets must contain the same number of strawberries and I wish to use as few punnets as possible. How many of my neighbors received a punnet of strawberries, and how many strawberries did each punnet contain?`
1. `11 punnets each containing 23 strawberries`
2. `13 punnets each containing 17 strawberries`
3. `11 punnets each containing 33 strawberries`
4. `13 punnets each containing 19 strawberries`
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11
`How Is it possible to travel for ten days without sleep?`
1. `Yes, sleep at night`
2. `Yes`
3. `Yes, sleep while walking`
4. `No, not possible.`
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13
```Five girls(Santhi, Isha, Madhu, Elizabeth and Ohio) went for a tour.

All 5 purchased one item each for tour.

Santhi, Elizabeth and Ohio purchased : orange-Juice, apple-juice, and mango-juice.
Ohio purchased drink which starts with same letter as in her first name.
Elizabeth loves mango-juice.
Isha and Madhu purchased chocolates and pizza.
Madhu is allergic to cheese.

So which ladies bought what ?```
1. ```"Santhi : apple-juice
Ohio : orange-Juice
Elizabeth : mango-juice
Madhu : chocolates
Isha: pizza
"```
2. ```"Santhi : orange-juice
Ohio : apple-Juice
Elizabeth : mango-juice
Madhu : chocolates
Isha: pizza
"```
3. ```"Santhi : apple-juice
Ohio : orange-Juice
Elizabeth : chocolates
Madhu : mango-juice
Isha: pizza
"```
4. ```"Santhi : apple-juice
Ohio : orange-Juice
Elizabeth : mango-juice
Madhu : pizza
Isha: chocolates
"```
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```A lady who is in 10th floor goes to her work daily by using lift.
While returning from the work, if it is raining or if already someone is in the lift then she also takes lift to 10th floor. Else she takes lift till 7th floor and from there she walks 3 floors to her apartment room.

Can you explain why?```
1. `In the rainy day, floor will be slippery. And if there are nobody in elevator she is afraid of dark.`
2. `Lady is of short stature. She cant reach the upper elevator buttons, but can push it with her umbrella on a rainy day`
3. `In a rainy day she carries umbrella.`
4. `none`
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18
```Decode the below four famous ciphers

8P of the SS
1M of the E
1S of the SS
60M in 1H
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1. ```8P of the SS - 8 planets of the Sun micro System
1M of the E - 1 Man of the earth
1S of the SS - 1 Sun of the Sun micro System
60M in 1H - 60 minutes in 1 Hour
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2. ```8P of the SS - 8 planets of the Solar System
1M of the E - 1 Moon of the earth
1S of the SS - 1 Sun of the Solar System
60M in 1H - 60 minutes in 1 Hour```
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19
```The more you take me , the more you leave me behind.

Who am I ?
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1. `Footsteps`
2. `Fingreprints`
3. `slippers`
4. `shadow`
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```A taxi driver was going in streets of a city.
He turned left where there was "no left turn" board and did not stop at stop sign board.
Why?
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1. `May be he is driving ambulance at that point of time`
2. `He is dreaming in sleep`
3. `He just joked`
4. `He was a Driver by Profession. But, he wasn't driving any taxi at that point of time.`
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