You’re on a game show and there are three doors in front of you. The host, Monty Hall, says, “Behind one door is a brand new car. Behind the other two doors are goats. Pick a door!” You think, “Well,Continue reading… Monty Hall Puzzle

# Category: Puzzles

## The Greedy Pirates! (Solution)

For Question The idea is to reduce the number of participants (greedy pirates) and see what happens in that case and start reasoning based on that. One more thing to note here is that a pirate would accept a proposalContinue reading… The Greedy Pirates! (Solution)

## The Greedy Pirates!

There are 5 pirates, all of them being equally greedy. They have varied number of years of experience. Say for convenience sake 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. They find a booty of 1000 gold coins which they want toContinue reading… The Greedy Pirates!

## 5 cards game … (Solution)

For Question Since there are 5 cards, at least two will have to be of same suite. So I keep one of them and pass the other one as the first card. This way the second guy will know theContinue reading… 5 cards game … (Solution)

## 5 cards game …

Two prisoners were sentenced to death by King Xuan of Zhou and were kept in two different inaccessible cells. They were to be put to the gallows the day after. However, King Xuan wanted to give them a last chance.Continue reading… 5 cards game …

## She-Ra and He-Man are twins; She-Ra is the OLDER twin. Assume they were born immediately after each other, an infinitesimally small – but nonzero – amount of time apart. During one year in the course of their lives, She-Ra celebrates her birthday two days AFTER He-Man does. How is this possible?

She-Ra and He-Man are twins; She-Ra is the OLDER twin. Assume they were born immediately after each other, an infinitesimally small – but nonzero – amount of time apart. During one year in the course of their lives, She-Ra celebratesContinue reading… She-Ra and He-Man are twins; She-Ra is the OLDER twin. Assume they were born immediately after each other, an infinitesimally small – but nonzero – amount of time apart. During one year in the course of their lives, She-Ra celebrates her birthday two days AFTER He-Man does. How is this possible?

## 3 black hats and 2 white hats

Four men are lined up on some steps. They are all facing in the same direction. A wall seperates the fourth man from the other three. So to summarise :- Man 1 can see men 2 and 3. Man 2Continue reading… 3 black hats and 2 white hats

## Coin weighing and finding defective

There are 9 coins. Out of which one is odd one i.e weight is less or more. How many iterations of weighing are required to find odd coin? Try yourself first and finally, Select all to know the answer. ItContinue reading… Coin weighing and finding defective

## Logic Puzzles : (stamps)

Question : The grand master takes a set of 8 stamps, 4 red and 4 green, known to the logicians, and loosely affixes two to the forehead of each logician so that each logician can see all the other stampsContinue reading… Logic Puzzles : (stamps)

## Logic Puzzles : (hats)

Question : The two losing masters wanted a riposte, so the grand master showed them 5 hats, two white and three black. Then he said: “I will turn off the light and put a hat on each of your headsContinue reading… Logic Puzzles : (hats)