# The Einstein puzzle

Question: Answer the question using the given information and hints. In a street, there are five houses, painted five different colors. In each house lives a person of different nationality These five homeowners each drink a different kind of beverage, smoke different brand of cigar and keep a different pet. The Question: Who owns the … Continue reading The Einstein puzzle

# The Red wedding

Question: A bad king has a cellar of 1000 bottles of delightful and very expensive wine. A neighbor queen plots to kill the bad king and send a servant to poison the wine. Fortunately (or say, unfortunately) the bad king’s guards catch the servant after he could poison only one bottle. Alas, the guards don’t know which … Continue reading  The Red wedding

# These kids deserve medals

Question: There are 10 incredibly smart boys at school: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and Sam. They run into class laughing at 8:58 am, just two minutes before the playtime ends and are stopped by a stern looking teacher: Mr. Rabbit. Mr. Rabbit sees that A, B, C, and D have mud … Continue reading These kids deserve medals

# Chaos in the bus

Question: There is a bus with 100 labeled seats (labeled from 1 to 100). There are 100 persons standing in a queue. Persons are also labelled from 1 to 100. People board on the bus in sequence from 1 to n. The rule is, if person ‘i’ boards the bus, he checks if seat ‘i’ … Continue reading Chaos in the bus

# Apples and Oranges

Question: You have 3 baskets, one with apples, one with oranges and one with both apples and oranges mixed. Each basket is closed and is labeled with ‘Apples’, ‘Oranges’ and ‘Apples and Oranges’. However, each of these labels is always placed incorrectly. How would you pick only one fruit from a basket to place the … Continue reading Apples and Oranges

# Chess Squares

Question: How many squares are on a chess board? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Solution: If you thought the answer was 64, think again! How about all the squares that are formed by combining smaller squares on the chess board (2×2, … Continue reading Chess Squares