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Puzzle a day keeps ‘RUSTING’            away
Round ‘A’Numbers
Audience.1         Save the most precious??• There is a flat with 3 rooms in it. 1st is filled  with gold coins, 2nd has d...
A.1 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  1 11 21 1211..........
A.2 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  93 28 17 8 1       ...
A.3 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  2   8   26    62   ...
A.4 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  2   3   3    5 10  ...
Round ‘B’ Creativity
Audience.2         Can you think out of box??• Join the 9 points with  four lines without lifting  pen.                   ...
B.1. Matchsticks• Remove 4 matchsticks  from the arrangement  below so that exactly  five identical squares  remain, and e...
B.2. Please save priests….• There are 3 priests and 3 dacoits on one side of the river. There is a boat to  cross the rive...
B.3. Apply- Supply chain management• Four people A,B,C,D come to a  river in the night. There is a  narrow bridge, but it ...
B.4.---- Mathematical Circles• There are 11 circles in  total.• Fill the circles with  digits 1-11 such that  sum across a...
Matchstick Game – 50 points• Two player game.• One player from each team will come.• We have 28 matchsticks in total.• Eac...
ROUND ‘C’Brain Teasers
Audience.3              Flaw in the story?• Ram goes to hear Satyanarayan Bhagwan katha at  Shyam’s house. After listening...
C.1. Chalo Bag khozein• There are 10 bags each with 10 coins. Weight  of each coin is 10gm. But in one of the bag all  coi...
C.2.       Which way to go?• Youre travelling to some village. At some point  there is a fork in the road. You could go tw...
C.3.      Change the setting• You are allowed to move only 3 coins.                  ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
C.4. ----- How to fill boxes??• An apple vendor has 1000 apples and 10  empty boxes. He has to place all in such a  manner...
Audience.4                    Positioning• Fill the 8 cells with  digits 1-8 so that no two  consecutive digits are in  ce...
Audience.5                  Superstitious Boss• Mr. Fisher is a night watchman in a large company. On a certain  morning w...
Audience.6                Bechara Snail• A snail is at the bottom of a 20 meters deep  pit. Every day the snail climbs 5 m...
Audience.7                 Out of box part-2•   A into 2 equal parts•   B into 3 equal parts•   C into 4 equal parts•   D ...
Audience.8         Every king has one ‘Birbal’• A king was about to die. He had two sons. He wanted  to divide the kingdom...
Solutionashish.agra1947@gmail.com
Audience.1        Which is more precious??• Solution:  – Ambulance never extinguishes fire.                    ashish.agra...
A.1. I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• 1 11 21 1211 111221• Solution  – 1, Ek baar ek , do bar 1 , 1 baar 2 1 baar 1                  ...
A.2.• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  93 28 17 8 1• Solution :  – (multiply unit ...
A.3.• Predict the next number in this series and give  a logical explanation.  2 8 26 62 122 ___• 1^3 +1 , 2^3 + 0, 3^3 -1...
A.4 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next                 •    2+1=3  number in this series            •    3*1=3  an...
B.2. Please save priests….• Solution:  – Let priest – P and Dacoit – D  – P1 D1 goes , P1 comes back.  – D2 D3 goes, D2 co...
B.3. Pehle kaun• Solution:   – 1,2 goes and 1 comes     back (3min)   – 5,6 goes and 2 comes     back ( 8min)   – 1, 2 goe...
B.4.--- Mathematical Circles• There are 11 circles in  total.                                               11            ...
C.1. Chalo Bag Khojein• Take one from bag 1, two from bag 2, three  from bag 3 and so on....Sum should be  550..what ever ...
C.2.       Which way to go?• --------if i ask 2nd person which is the right  path what will he say...                    a...
C.3.      Change the setting• You are allowed to move only 3 coins.• Move all the three corner once.                  ashi...
C.4… How to fill boxes??• We will keep it in the sequence 1,2,4,8,….• Fundamental of binary digits comes into  picture.• 1...
Audience.4• Solution  – Trick is to write the    extreme digits in the                                                   3...
Audience.5          The superstitious Boss• He was not supposed to sleep in night...so, he  got reward for saving life but...
Audience.7                 Out of box part-2•   A into 2 equal parts•   B into 3 equal parts•   C into 4 equal parts•   D ...
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  1. 1. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  2. 2. Puzzle a day keeps ‘RUSTING’ away
  3. 3. Round ‘A’Numbers
  4. 4. Audience.1 Save the most precious??• There is a flat with 3 rooms in it. 1st is filled with gold coins, 2nd has dollar notes and 3rd has cotton. Suddenly a massive fire broke out. Ambulance rushes in to extinguish fire. But due to lack of time it can save just one room. Which room should it save? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  5. 5. A.1 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 1 11 21 1211........ ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  6. 6. A.2 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 93 28 17 8 1 ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  7. 7. A.3 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 2 8 26 62 122 ___ ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  8. 8. A.4 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 2 3 3 5 10 13 ___ ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  9. 9. Round ‘B’ Creativity
  10. 10. Audience.2 Can you think out of box??• Join the 9 points with four lines without lifting pen. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  11. 11. B.1. Matchsticks• Remove 4 matchsticks from the arrangement below so that exactly five identical squares remain, and every remaining matchstick is a part of atleast one of these squares. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  12. 12. B.2. Please save priests….• There are 3 priests and 3 dacoits on one side of the river. There is a boat to cross the river which can take two person at a time. Atleast one of them has to return so as to bring boat back at same end. Whenever the dacoits are in majority at either side, they will kill the priest. How you will bring all 6 to the other side making sure no priest is killed?? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  13. 13. B.3. Apply- Supply chain management• Four people A,B,C,D come to a river in the night. There is a narrow bridge, but it can only hold two people at a time. Because its night, the torch has to be used when crossing the bridge. Person A can cross the bridge in 1 minute, B in 2 minutes, C in 5 minutes, D in 6 minutes. When two people cross the bridge together, they must move at the slower persons pace. Note that the torch must be with the people who are crossing the bridge. What would be the minimum time required for the four people to cross the bridge? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  14. 14. B.4.---- Mathematical Circles• There are 11 circles in total.• Fill the circles with digits 1-11 such that sum across a line is same for all. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  15. 15. Matchstick Game – 50 points• Two player game.• One player from each team will come.• We have 28 matchsticks in total.• Each player can pick either one or two matchstick in one round.• One who picks the last will win the game. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  16. 16. ROUND ‘C’Brain Teasers
  17. 17. Audience.3 Flaw in the story?• Ram goes to hear Satyanarayan Bhagwan katha at Shyam’s house. After listening to 3 parts, he fells asleep. In his dream he saw that he is travelling from a superfast train. On the same track another superfast train is coming in opposite direction. Massive collision takes between the trains. Ram gets so afraid in his dreams that he dies in real. After the katha got ended, Shyam tries to wake him up to find him dead. Considering this to be a real story where is the flaw? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  18. 18. C.1. Chalo Bag khozein• There are 10 bags each with 10 coins. Weight of each coin is 10gm. But in one of the bag all coins are 9gm in weight.• You are given a spring balance which can be used only once.• Find out the bag with defective coins? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  19. 19. C.2. Which way to go?• Youre travelling to some village. At some point there is a fork in the road. You could go two ways but only one of them leads to the village.• Lucky for you there are two men standing next to the fork. But unfortunately one of them always lies and one always speaks the truth and you do not know who is who.• Since the men do not really like to help you, you are allowed to ask one of them only one question. Which question should you ask? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  20. 20. C.3. Change the setting• You are allowed to move only 3 coins. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  21. 21. C.4. ----- How to fill boxes??• An apple vendor has 1000 apples and 10 empty boxes. He has to place all in such a manner that if a customer asks for any number of apples from 1 to 1000, he should be able to pick them in terms of boxes.• Given that any number of apples can be put in one box. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  22. 22. Audience.4 Positioning• Fill the 8 cells with digits 1-8 so that no two consecutive digits are in cells touching each other in any fashion. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  23. 23. Audience.5 Superstitious Boss• Mr. Fisher is a night watchman in a large company. On a certain morning when Mr. Fisher wants to go home, his boss tells him: "Ill go for a business trip to Norway.• Tomorrow I will depart from Heathrow airport." Mr. Fisher however advises him to take a boat. "Why should I?" asked the president.• "This night I dreamed that the plane to Norway crashes, just before it will land," is the response. The president smiles first,• but since he is pretty superstitious he decides to take the boat. When he arrives in Norway, he is told that the plane which he should have taken had crashed.• When the president returns from the trip, he gives a big reward to Mr. Fisher and immediately fires him. Why? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  24. 24. Audience.6 Bechara Snail• A snail is at the bottom of a 20 meters deep pit. Every day the snail climbs 5 meters upwards, but at night it slides 4 meters back downwards.• How many days does it take before the snail reaches the top of the pit? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  25. 25. Audience.7 Out of box part-2• A into 2 equal parts• B into 3 equal parts• C into 4 equal parts• D into 5 equal parts ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  26. 26. Audience.8 Every king has one ‘Birbal’• A king was about to die. He had two sons. He wanted to divide the kingdom equally. But both sons were greedy and they wanted whole kingdom. So, king kept a proposal. He organized a horse riding race. The punch of the race was the horse which reaches first, the owner will lose the race. Race started. If Ram took a break for an hr, Shyam takes for two hrs and vice versa. So, the race was not looking to get finished in near future. King called the most intelligent guy of his Darbar. The person said something to both the sons. They resumed race and race finished quickly. What that person would have said? ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  27. 27. Solutionashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  28. 28. Audience.1 Which is more precious??• Solution: – Ambulance never extinguishes fire. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  29. 29. A.1. I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• 1 11 21 1211 111221• Solution – 1, Ek baar ek , do bar 1 , 1 baar 2 1 baar 1 ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  30. 30. A.2.• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 93 28 17 8 1• Solution : – (multiply unit place and tens place digits) + 1 ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  31. 31. A.3.• Predict the next number in this series and give a logical explanation. 2 8 26 62 122 ___• 1^3 +1 , 2^3 + 0, 3^3 -1 , 4^3 -2….. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  32. 32. A.4 --- I hate ‘’’numbers’’’• Predict the next • 2+1=3 number in this series • 3*1=3 and give a logical • 3+2 = 5 explanation. • 5*2 =10 2 3 3 5 10 13 • 10+3 =13 ___ • 13*3 =39 ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  33. 33. B.2. Please save priests….• Solution: – Let priest – P and Dacoit – D – P1 D1 goes , P1 comes back. – D2 D3 goes, D2 comes back. – P1 P2 goes, P1 D1 comes back. – P1 P3 goes, D3 comes back. – D3 D2 goes, D3 comes back and finally – D3 D1 goes….. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  34. 34. B.3. Pehle kaun• Solution: – 1,2 goes and 1 comes back (3min) – 5,6 goes and 2 comes back ( 8min) – 1, 2 goes (2min) – Total we need 13min ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  35. 35. B.4.--- Mathematical Circles• There are 11 circles in total. 11 6 10• Fill the circles with digits 1-11 such that 5 9 sum across a line is same for all. 1• Solution: fill one in the 4 8 centre 3 7 2 ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  36. 36. C.1. Chalo Bag Khojein• Take one from bag 1, two from bag 2, three from bag 3 and so on....Sum should be 550..what ever more/less wt is will tell us the bag. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  37. 37. C.2. Which way to go?• --------if i ask 2nd person which is the right path what will he say... ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  38. 38. C.3. Change the setting• You are allowed to move only 3 coins.• Move all the three corner once. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  39. 39. C.4… How to fill boxes??• We will keep it in the sequence 1,2,4,8,….• Fundamental of binary digits comes into picture.• 10bits together form 1024 combinations. Same way 10 boxes can be filled in a manner that we can get any figure between 1 to 1024 apples. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  40. 40. Audience.4• Solution – Trick is to write the extreme digits in the 3 5 middle. 7 1 8 2 – Once we have written 1 6 4 and 8 in middle two, then 2 will be at right hand most cell and 7 will be in left hand most cell and so on. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  41. 41. Audience.5 The superstitious Boss• He was not supposed to sleep in night...so, he got reward for saving life but since he didn’t do his job properly so he was fired. ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
  42. 42. Audience.7 Out of box part-2• A into 2 equal parts• B into 3 equal parts• C into 4 equal parts• D into 5 equal parts ashish.agra1947@gmail.com
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