Aptitude Puzzle

John walks over a railwaybridge. At the moment that he is just ten meters away from the middle of the bridge, he hears a train coming from behind. At that moment, the train, which travels at a speed of 90 km/h, is exactly as far away from the bridge as the bridge measures in length. Without hesitation, John rushes straight towards the train to get off the bridge. In this way, he misses the train by just four meters! If John had rushed exactly as fast in the other direction, the train would have hit him eight meters before the end of the bridge.
What is the length of the railwaybridge?
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Every day, John takes the train to travel from his work back to Mexico City, his place of residence. Usually, he arrives at the station of Mexico at six o’clock, and exactly at that moment, his wife picks him up by car. Yesterday evening, John took an earlier train, without informing his wife, and therefore he already was at the station of Mexico at five o’clock. He decided to walk part of the way to meet his wife. When he met the car with his wife, he drove home with her. In this way, they were home ten minutes earlier than normal. John’s wife always drives the entire way between home and station at the same constant speed.
How long did John walk yesterday evening?
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Jacob ans Jenny have six children: Donald, Rebecca, Michael, Faye, Solomon, and Lara. Jenny is pregnant of her seventh child, a girl. Jacob and Jenny have chosen a name for her that fits with the other names.
What will be the name of the seventh child: Jessica, Karen, Abby or Tilly?
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Consider a list of 2000 statements:
1) Exactly one statement on this list is false.
2) Exactly two statements on this list are false.
3) Exactly three statements on this list are false.
. . .
2000) Exactly 2000 statements on this list are false.
Which statements are true and which are false?What happens if you replace “exactly” with “at least”?
What happens if you replace “exactly” with “at most”?
What happens in all three cases if you replace “false” with “true”?
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Mr. Dutch, Mr. English, Mr. Painter, and Mr. Writer are all teachers at the same school. Each teacher teaches two different subjects. Furthermore:
three teachers teach Dutch language;
there is only one maths teacher;
there are two teachers for chemistry;
two teachers, Simon and Mr. English, teach history;
Peter does not teach Dutch language;
Steven is chemistry teacher;
Mr. Dutch does not teach any course that is taught by Karl or Mr. Painter.What is the full name of each teacher and which two subjects does each one teach?
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You have five pieces of chain, each consisting of three links. You want to make one long chain of these five pieces. Breaking open a link costs 1 $, and welding an open link costs 3 $.
Is it possible to make one long chain of the five pieces, if you have just 15 $?
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Pairs of primes numbers separated by a single number are called prime pairs like 17 and 19. Prove that the number between a prime pair is always divisible by 6 (assuming both numbers in the pair are greater than 6).
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There are two ropes which are of different length.
Each rope takes 60 minutes to burn completely when set on fire from one end.
You have to measure 45 minutes of time with the help of this ropes.
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