You are playing a game with your friend Jack. There are digits from 1 to 9. You both will take turn erasing one digit and adding it to your score. The first one to score 15 points will win the game.
Would you want to play first or second?
PS: The sum should be exactly 15.
Replace the question mark with the correct number.
2 + 2= 4
3 + 3= 18
4 + 4= 48
5 + 5= ?
Two friends were stuck in a cottage. They had nothing to do and thus they started playing cards. Suddenly the power went off and Friend 1 inverted the position of 15 cards in the normal deck of 52 cards and shuffled it. Now he asked Friend 2 to divide the cards into two piles (need not be equal) with equal number of cards facing up. The room was quite dark and Friend 2 could not see the cards. He thinks for a while and then divides the cards in two piles.
On checking, the count of cards facing up is same in both the piles. How could Friend 2 have done it ?
What seven-letter word has hundreds of letters in it?
There are are five things wrong with this sentence; only geniuses will be able to to spot all of the mitstakes
When my father was 31 I was 8. Now he is twice as old as me. How old am I?
How much will a 38° angle measure when looked at under a microscope that magnifies ten times?
There is a box in which distinct numbered balls have been kept. You have to pick two balls randomly from the lot.
If someone is offering you a 2 to 1 odds that the numbers will be relatively prime, for example
If the balls you picked had the numbers 6 and 13, you lose $1.
If the balls you picked had the numbers 5 and 25, you win $2.
Will you accept that bet?
If 5 cats catch 5 mice in 5 minutes, how long will it take one cat to catch a mouse?
At my favorite fruit stand,
an orange costs 18,
a pineapple costs 27,
and a grape costs 15.
Using the same logic, can you tell how much a mango costs?
You have two jars of chocolates labelled as P and Q. If you move one chocolate from P to Q, the number of chocolates on B will become twice the number of chocolates in A. If you move one chocolate from Q to P, the number of chocolates in both the jars will become equal.
Can you find out how many chocolates are there in P and Q respectively?
The day before the 1996 U.S. presidential election, the NYT Crossword contained the clue “Lead story in tomorrow’s newspaper,” the puzzle was built so that both electoral outcomes were correct answers, requiring 7 other clues to have dual responses.