Puzzles Interview Questions and Answers



1. What is the minimum number of races required to pick the best three horses from 25 horses if each race has maximum of 5 horses ?

Answer : 7...




2. A long thin strip of width 7cm is kept on a flat surface. Another identical strip is kept on it in an overlapping manner such that the combined width of the two is 11 cm. What is the width of 55 such strips kept like this ?

Answer : 223...




3. A group of friends goes for dinner and gets bill of Rs 2400 . Two of them says that they have forgotten their purse so remaining make an extra contribution of Rs 100 to pay up the bill. Tell the no. of person in that group ?

Answer : Let 'x' be the number of perons in the group...




4. A group of friends went on a holiday to a hill station. It rained for 13 days. But when it rained in the morning, the afternoon was lovely. And when it rained in the afternoon, the day was preceded by clear morning. Altogether there were 11 very nice mornings and 12 very nice afternoons. How many days did their holiday last ?

Answer : The holiday last for 18 days...




5. There are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 liters of milk the other 2 jars of 5 liters and 3 jars are empty. There is no measuring level or marks in all the jars Juggle between these 3 jars and get 2 jars containing 4litres each at the end

Answer : Jar sizes ---> 8 5 3...




6. Chocolate cost is Rs.1 and if we return 3 wrappers(covers) of chocolate we get 1 more chocolate. If you have Rs.15 how many chocolates do you get ?

Answer : I have Rs.15 = 15 Chocolates + 15 wrappers(covers)...




7. My 1st friend gave me 1000 and 2nd gave me 500. I have lost 1000 rupees then i purchased something with the cost of 300 and gave 100,100 both friends. 1st friend remaining 900 and 2nd remaining 400 900+400+300=1600 why ?

Answer : 1500




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