I have two coins.
* One of the coins is a faulty coin having a tail on both sides of it.
* The other coin is a perfect coin (heads on side and tail on other).
I blindfold myself and pick a coin and put the coin on the table. The face of the coin towards the sky is the tail.
What is the probability that another side is also tail?
I travel all around the world but always stay in the corner. What am I?
I know a country, If you remove the last alphabet of its name, it will become a part of your body. Do you name it?
A Car driver was heading down a street in Washington. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a 'no left turn' sign and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the right side of the road past a cop car. Still, he didn't break any traffic laws. Why not?
A prisoner is told: "If you tell a lie, we will hang you and if you tell the truth, we will shoot you." What did the prisoner say to save himself?
You want to boil a two-minute egg. If you only have a three-minute timer (hourglass), a four-minute timer and a five-minute timer, how can you boil the egg for only two minutes?
John needs to purchase 100 chocolates from three different shops and he has exactly 100 rupees to do that which he must spend entirely. He must buy at least 1 Chocolate from each shop.
The first shop is selling each chocolate at 5 paise, the second is selling at 1 rupee and the third is selling at 5 rupees.
How many chocolates should he buy from each shop?
Look at this sequence from top to bottom. What is the next number in the sequence?
1
11
21
1211
111221
312211
There are hundred red gems and hundred blue gems. The blue gems are priceless while the red gems equal wastage. You have two sacks one labeled Heads and the other Tails. You have to distribute the gems as you want in the two sacks. Then a coin will be flipped and you will be asked to pick up a gem randomly from the corresponding sacks.
How will you distribute the gems between the sacks so that the odds of picking a Blue gem are maximum?
My friends called me Iron59 because my parents are a chemist and a mathematician. What is my real name?
A man has to get a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn across a river.
He has a rowboat, and it can only carry him and one other thing.
If the fox and the chicken are left together, the fox will eat the chicken.
If the chicken and the corn are left together, the chicken will eat the corn.
How does the man do it?
In 2011, people playing Foldit, an online puzzle game about protein folding, resolved the structure of an enzyme that causes an Aids-like disease in monkeys. Researchers had been working on the problem for 13 years. The gamers solved it in three weeks.