A man hijacks an aeroplane transporting both passengers(8 of them) and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands nine parachutes, puts one of them on, and jumps, leaving the other eight behind. Why did he want eight?
The more it dries, the wetter it becomes. Can you tell what it is?
Count the number of triangles in the picture below:
If EELS + MARK + BEST + WARY = EASY
What does HELP + BARK + WARD + LEAD equal?
Solve the following series:
AZ, GT, MN, __, YB
A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis: The Wife said she was sleeping. The Cook was cooking breakfast. The Gardener was picking vegetables. The Maid was getting the mail. The Butler was cleaning the closet. The police instantly arrested the murderer. Who did it and how did they know?
A train leaves from point A for point B at 80 mph. After half an hour, another train leaves from point B for point A at 60 mph.
Which of the trains will be farther from point A when they meet ?
In a basket of apples,
when counted in twos, there was one extra
when counted in threes, there were two extra when counted in fours, there were three extra
when counted in fives, there were four extra
when counted in sixes, there was five extra.
However, if the apples were counted in sevens, no extra apple was left. Can you calculate the minimum number of apples that were present in the basket?
Two men play a dice game involving roll of two standard dice. Man X says that a 12 will be rolled first. Man Y says that two consecutive 7s will be rolled first. The men keep rolling until one of them wins.
What is the probability that X will win ?
You see a mathematical expression in the picture. Can you think of a movie that this expression refers to?
In a rainy season, one day 3 huge ladies walked under a normal-sized umbrella.
The umbrella is not huge enough to accommodate all 3 ladies yet not a single lady got wet. Why?
In the 1920s, people feared that crossword puzzles would contribute to illiteracy.