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• During a recent police investigation, Chief Inspector of PuzzleFry was interviewing five local villains to try and identify who stole Mrs Riddle’s cake from the mid-summers fayre. Below is a summary of their statements:

Arnold:  it wasn’t Edward
it was Brian

Brian:   it wasn’t Charles
it wasn’t Edward

Charles: it was Edward
it wasn’t Arnold

Derek:   it was Charles
it was Brian

Edward:  it was Derek
it wasn’t Arnold

It was well known that each suspect told exactly one lie. Can you determine who stole the cake?

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• A farmer and his neighbor once went to Emperor Akbar’s court with a complaint. “Your Majesty, I bought a well from him,” said the farmer pointing to his neighbor, “and now he wants me to pay for the water.” “That’s right, your Majesty,” said the neighbor. “I sold him the well but not the water!” The Emperor asked Birbal to settle the dispute.

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• Adam tells that Brian always lies.
Brian says that Cody always lies.
Cody says that Adam as well as Brian always lies.

Now we tell you that only one of them speaks the truth. Can you find out who is the one who speaks it?

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• A man was brought to Akbar‘s court and he found the man guilt of a little offense. He decided to punish the man and asked him to make a statement. If the statement is held true by Akbar, the man will be killed by hanging him to death and if the statement is held false, the man will be killed by giving poison.

The man was confused. He did not know what to say. Therefore, he looked at Birbal and asked for suggestion. Birbal thought for a while and decided to help him, as he had not committed a major offense. He told something in his ear and the man then said the statement to Akbar.

After hearing the statement, Akbar could not kill him. What was the statement?

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• Husband has prepared for a candle light dinner on the honeymoon for his wife. While they were having the dinner, a strong breeze flew through the open window and four candles out of ten were extinguished. After that, the husband closed the window.

How many candles were left in the end?

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• Both triangles are made of identical parts. In the bottom one is one empty square though. How is it possible?

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• In karol Bagh,Delhi,India from puzzleFry’s office window  i saw this bus and confused Which direction is the bus going,

Can you help me out, is it going left or right?

Hint: Out of the box and enter inside the box

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• Using six contiguous straight lines, connect all of the sixteen circles shown below

Hint: Think of out the box

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• Puzzlefry bought 2 teapots,

If teapot A holds 32 cups of tea, about how many cups of tea does teapot B hold?

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• On Bagshot Island, there is an airport. The airport is the homebase of an unlimited number of identical airplanes. Each airplane has a fuel capacity to allow it to fly exactly 1/2 way around the world, along a great circle. The planes have the ability to refuel in flight without loss of speed or spillage of fuel. Though the fuel is unlimited, the island is the only source of fuel.
What is the fewest number of aircraft necessary to get one plane all the way around the world assuming that all of the aircraft must return safely to the airport? How did you get to your answer?

Notes:
(a) Each airplane must depart and return to the same airport, and that is the only airport they can land and refuel on ground.