John replied, when asked how old he was. In 2 years he will be twice as old as he was five years ago.' How old is he ?
Which tank will fill first?
They came out at night, without being called.
They lost at day, without being stolen.
Who are they?
81 x 9 = 801. What must you do to make the this equation true?
Baseball bat and ball cost $100. If the bat cost $99 more than the ball, what is the cost of each?
I am a three digit number.
My tens digit is five more than my ones digit.
My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit.
What number am I?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the circles in a manner that each side of the triangle sums up to 17.
As you can see that fifteen matches have been used to form an arrangement. What you have to do is remove any six of them to make them ten.
You have $100 with you and you have to buy 100 balls with it. 100 is the exact figure and you can't go below or above the numbers and you have to use the entire $100. If there is no kind of tax applied how many of each of the following balls will you be able to buy:
Green Balls costing $6
Yellow Balls costing $3
Black Balls costing $0.10
Now, how many of each must you buy to fulfil the condition given?
Birbal was jester, counsellor, and fool to the great Moghul emperor, Akbar.
The villagers loved to talk of Birbal's wisdom and cleverness,
and the emperor loved to try to outsmart him.
One day Akbar (emperor) drew a line across the floor.
"Birbal," he ordered, "you must make this line shorter, but you cannot erase any bit of it."
Everyone present thought the emperor had finally outsmarted Birbal.
It was clearly an impossible task.
Yet within moments the emperor and everyone else present had to agree that Birbal had made the line shorter without erasing any of it.
How could this be?
I am the largest in my family of fifty.
The youngest of our family lives separately from the rest of the family and so do I.
I am regarded as harsh and tough.
I am so large, you cut me in two equal halves,
each half would still be larger than the second largest member of the family.
Who am I?
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.