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• You are driving a car from New York to Washington DC.
Car no is DZ-2817.
The distance is 226.0 miles.
The car moves at 60kms/hr.
If it starts @ 10.16 am & reaches Washington @2.16 pm ,

What is the birth date of the driver?

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• If you are in a dark room with a candle, a wood stove and a gas lamp.

You only have one match, so what do you light first?

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• A Petri dish hosts a healthy colony of bacteria. Once a minute every bacterium divides into two. The colony was founded by a single cell at noon. At exactly 12:43 (43 minutes later) the Petri dish was half full.
At what time will the dish be full?

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• There is a safe with a 5 digit number as the key. The 4th digit is 4 greater than the second digit, while the 3rd digit is 3 less than the 2nd digit. The 1st digit is thrice the last digit. There are 3 pairs whose sum is 11.

Find the key to open the safe.

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• What should be the biggest number being formed using Four 3s according to you?

Think Big! Bigger! and the Biggest!!!!

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• The day after tomorrow is the third day after Wednesday.
Which day was the day before yesterday?

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• A bucket is full of water.  50% of the water is taken from it every hour.
How many hours will it take until  it is completely empty?

Hint:- Answer is not infinite 🙂

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• A man decides to buy a nice horse. He pays \$60 for it, and he is very content with the strong animal. After a year, the value of the horse has increased to \$70 and he decides to sell the horse. However, already a few days later he regrets his decision to sell the beautiful horse, and he buys it again. Unfortunately, he has to pay \$80 to get it back, so he loses \$10. After another year of owning the horse, he finally decides to sell the horse for \$90.

What is the overall profit the man makes?

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• Emma has bought ten trees for her garden. She wants to plant these trees in five rows, with four trees in each row.

How must Emma plant the 10 trees in 5 rows of 4 each?

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