Puzzles - 3
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Puzzles - 3
Puzzle No. 1  

If you write down all the numbers from 1 to 100. How many times would you write 3?


Puzzle No. 2  
Can you tell, how many squares are there in the figure given below?

Puzzle No. 3  

Fix the numbers from 1 to 8 in eight boxes in such a way that consecutive numbers will not be adjacent horizontally, vertically, diagonally.

Puzzle No. 4  

There are three switches in a room and three bulbs
in another room. Each switch belongs to one bulb.
You can go in the room where bulb
are placed only once. Can you decide which switch
belongs to which bulb?

Puzzle No. 5  

If ABCD × 4 = DCBA. Find the value of A,B,C and D.

Puzzle No. 6  

A shopkeeper has four weights for weighing 1 kg to 40 kg. What are these four weights so that he can weigh any weight from 1 kg to 40 kg?

Puzzle No. 7  

Make the left arrangement look like the right arrangement by changing the position of only 3 circles.

Puzzle No. 8  

From a can full of milk, 10 liters of milk is taken out and is replaced with water. This operation is repeated twice again. If the capacity of the can is 50 liters, What is the ratio of water and milk in the can after two operations?

Puzzle No. 9  

A lady gave ½ of her stock of oranges she had and half the orange extra to the 1st customer. Half of her remaining stock and half the orange extra she gave to the
second customer. She is left with 15 oranges now. Find the number of oranges she had
at first?

Puzzle No. 10  

A man engaged a servant and promised to pay him after one year of service, a turban (traditional hat) and 900 pounds. The servant served him for nine months and got 650 pounds and a turban. Find the price of turban.

Puzzle No. 11  

Here is a Sketch: -
Can you rearrange the position of the number 1 to 10 such that the sum of any two adjacent numbers is equal to the sum of the pairs of numbers at the opposite ends of the diameters.

Puzzle No. 12  

If 5 tyres were used on a car which has travelled 20,000 miles. How many miles did each tyre sustain, If all the tyres were used equally in sustaining this mileage?

Puzzle No. 13  

You are given 2 identical ropes such that if you burn the rope from one end it takes 60 minutes to burn completely. How can you determine a time span of 30 minutes, 45 minutes using this rope without cutting or folding the rope?

Puzzle No. 14  

There are 8 balls of identical shape and size, of which only once is slightly heavy. Can you find the heavier ball by using the balance only twice?

Puzzle No. 15  

If a snail crawls halfway around a circle then turns around and crawls halfway back. Is it now back where it started?

Puzzle No. 16  

Mom, Dad and 2 kids have came to a river, and they find a boat. It is small and can carry one adult or 2 kids at a time. Both kids are good rowers, but how can the whole family reach the other side of the river?

Puzzle No. 17  

A mother and father have six sons and each son has one sister. How many people are in that family?

Puzzle No. 18  

A car travels at a speed of 20 mph while going up-hill, and then returns over the same distance at a speed of 30 mhp. What is the average speed for the total trip?

Puzzle No. 19  

Kerry loves toffees. He can eat 32 of them in an hour. His brother Pete needs 3 hours to eat the same amount. How long will it take for both together to eat 32 toffees.

Puzzle No. 20  

Joan and Jane are sisters. Jean is Joan’s daughter and 12 years younger than her aunt. Joan is twice as old as Jean. Four years ago, Joan was the same age as Jane is now, and Jane was twice as old as her niece. How old is Jean?


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