Russian Roulette Puzzle


You were captured and given one chance to escape with your life. You’re forced to play Russian Roulette with a 6-cylinder pistol. Each cylinder can hold 1 bullet. The gun has 2 bullets in it and the rounds were placed consecutively and the barrel was spun.

You took one shot and heard the click, luckily you didn’t get a bullet. You can choose to spin the barrel before the next shot. You want to live. Should you spin the barrel to improve your chances of survival?

SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 17th September 2019 in Adobe Interview Puzzles.
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    Yes. Becoz ,revolving the cylinder leads weighted bullet cylinder to goes, if they shoot u hear click sound only. Hakuna matata😉

    Pisces Starter Answered on 20th September 2019.
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    No, when you spin there is a 2 out of 6 chance you will get a bullet.
    There are 4 empty cylinders and for only one the next cylinder will contain a bullet.
    So without spinning you have a 1 out 4 change to get a bullet.

    CugelTheWise Expert Answered on 25th October 2019.
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