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A brainteaser is a type of riddle that makes one think outside the box. Some brainteasers are easy, some are a little harder, and some can really make you ponder for a while. Often, when you finally hear the answer, you feel ignorant or silly, because it should have been obvious to you. However, brainteasers are fun. Therefore, we keep testing ourselves and hoping we get better at solving them.
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The man said, 'I will be killed by giving poison.'
If Akbar says the statement is true, the man will be killed by hanging which will make his statement false.
If Akbar says the statement is false, the man will be killed by giving poison which will make the statement true.
Thus Akbar had no choice but to leave the man unpunished.
Brain Teaser : 3
Second Place. If you pass the person in second, you take second place, and they become third.
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Neither, they both weigh one pound.
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She was walking.
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No, not clouds or the grounds. It is the letter w.
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Two half-full barrels are dumped into one of the empty barrels. Two more half-full barrels are dumped into another one of the empty barrels. This results in nine full barrels, three half-full barrels, and nine empty barrels. Each son gets three full barrels, one half-full barrel, and three empty barrels.
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All months have 28 days.
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No, but since he’s dead it would be kind of difficult.
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The letter m.
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S, O, N. The sequence is first letter of the months of the year. September, October, and November are the next in the sequence.
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Nine. Two parents, six sons, and one daughter. All of them have one sister (not six sisters).
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The two children were so befogged over the calendar that they had started on their way to school on Sunday morning!
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The Egg won’t crack the concrete floor!
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Thirsty: she can drink coconut water.
Hungry she can eat coconut's malai.
Cold: she can burn the cover of the coconut.
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It was day time
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Moses! He would be the fifth son
Brain Teaser : 24
The score before any soccer game should be 0:0, shouldn't it?
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Peacocks don’t lay eggs, just peahens
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Mt. Everest. It was still the highest in the world. It just had not been discovered yet!
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This is a nice nonsense. Each guest paid $9 because they gave $30 and they were given back $3. The manager got $25 and the difference ($2) has the bellboy. So it is nonsense to add the $2 to the $27, since the bellboy kept the $2.
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The letter W.
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If you take 2 apples, then you have of course 2.
Brain Teaser : 35
Answer: You ask either man the following question: “If I asked the other guy which door has the money, what would he say?” and then choose the opposite door. Work it out: If you ask the question to the liar, he will lie about the ‘correct’ answer, so you must choose the opposite door. If you ask the truth teller, he will tell the truth about the lie, so you can choose the opposite door as well.
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Of course, it is impossible. Into the second room should have gone the 2nd guest, because the 13th guest was waiting in room number 1.
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Whatever color your hair is! Remember, the first part of the riddle states that "you are the bus driver!"
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None, Moses wasn't on the ark Noah was.
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Birbal wrote - "This time will pass soon."
When read in good time, you will feel sad. However, it is essential to keep the fact in the mind. Thus, do not be haughty and keep doing the good work for society.
When read in bad time, you will feel optimistic and get a morale boost that with your hard work you can change the situation.
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The rules of the race were that the owner of the camel that crosses the finish line last wins the fortune. The wise man simply told them to switch camels.
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You do not bury the SURVIVORS!
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Just stop imagining!
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Normal - I wouldn't be very happy if I had all my fingers (10) on one hand.
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He was playing Monopoly.
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After that, you would be subtracting from 48.
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There are more Chinese men than Japanese men. (Compare their populations)
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Trip 1: He takes the goat with him, leaving the lion and the vegetables behind. On reaching the other riverbank, he drops off the goat.
Trip 2: He then comes back for the lion, leaving the vegetables behind. On reaching the bank this time, he drops the lion, and again takes the goat along.
Trip 3: He drops off the goat again and takes the vegetables with him to the other shore.
Trip 4: Lastly, he comes back alone for the goat.
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The 4 you took.
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At first, there were 2 pears on the tree. After the wind blew, one pear fell on the ground. So there where no pears on the tree and there were no pears on the ground.
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By sleeping during the night time
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If the tide is raising water, then it is raising the ship on water, too. So water will reach still the first rung.
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Because he was not driving! He’s walking on the sidewalk.
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No, it is not legal to get married if you are dead.
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12, fish don’t drown!
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The doctor is the boy’s mother.
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Fill the 5-gallon jug, pour it into the 3-gallon jug until the 3 gallon is full, and leaving 2 gallons in the 5-gallon jug. Now pour the 3-gallon jug out. Pour the remaining 2 gallons from the 5 gallon into the empty 3-gallon jug. Now fill the 5 gallon from the faucet. You now have exactly 7 gallons.
Brain Teaser : 66
There is no smoke with an electric train.
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Forward I am ton, backwards I am not.
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Answer to this riddle goes as follows: 4 kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple.
Brain Teaser : 69
Neither. Both weigh a kilo!
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You never knock on your own hotel room door.
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The marines were standing back against the sides of the ship so they were looking at each other. It does not matter where the ship is (of course it does not apply to the North and South Pole).
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- Something their friend Howard can eat: watermelon
- Something their neighbor penny can drink: juice of watermelon
- Something their friend Raj's cow can eat: Watermelon rinds
- Something his girlfriend Amy can plant in her garden: the seeds of a watermelon
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It’s tomorrow. So better do it today.
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Man. He crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and then walks with a cane as an old man.
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B is the daughter
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As the balloon lost altitude, all of the thieves took off their clothes in order to decrease the overall weight. but when balloon continues to lose the attitude they decide one of them need to jump to the desert to decrease the weight.
The man who must jump is decided by the famous death game where one who picks the shortest toothpick must die.
Frank Catton pick the half toothpick and was already naked and hence the hence explain his state in the desert.
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The sword could not have the words 'World War I' engraved on it. At that time, only one world war had taken place. No one knew that a second was to happen in future. Thus if it was engraved, the mention of the number was impossible.
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A match, of course.
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Pour the lentils into the innkeeper's sack, bind it and turn inside out. Pour in the peas. Then unbind the sack a pour the lentils back to your sack.
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They all do.
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The two babies are two of a set of triplets.
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Once! after the initial subtraction, you're left with 98
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This is what Birbal said after bowing in front of the real king:
"Your majesty, the other kings were watching you closely in order to imitate you accurately while you were sitting with your calm and composed demeanor. This is how I found out that you are the real king."
His Quick wit flabbergasted the king and he was rewarded with luxurious gifts and jewels in return.
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