Find the next number in the series?
2, 12, 36, 80, 150, 252, 392, _ ?
What does an Island and the letter T have in common?
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?
On a bus, there is a 26-year-old pregnant lady.
A 30-year-old policeman.
A 52-year-old random woman.
And the 65-year-old driver.
Who is the youngest?
Why is the Hole below a Lock?
James Bond is caught up in a mysterious scenario where the evil villain has him blindfolded. He somehow breaks through the handcuffs but is unable to get the blindfold off. Upon searching, he comes across a bow and 3 arrows. He can hear the villain speak, and thus tries to take a shot at him. He launches the first arrow, it misses the villain. He then launches the second arrow and it misses by a greater margin.
What is the probability that this third shot our James bond takes will be worse than the second shot?
A woman shoots her husband.
Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes.
Finally, she hangs him.
But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together.
How can this be?
A Car is crossing a bridge 2 miles long. The bridge can only hold 10000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the car. The Car makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the car. Does the bridge collapse? Explain.
In the four images below, can you find the odd one out?
A word I know,
Six letters contain,
Subtract just one,
And twelve is what remains.
Find out a multi-digit number that if multiplied by the number 9 or any of its multiplications products (i.e. 18, 27, 36, 45,..) will result in the multiplication factor repeated (n) number of times.
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.