General puzzles




Easy General

There are two beakers, one containing water, the other wine (equal volumes). A certain amount of water is transferred to the wine, then the same amount of the mixture is transferred back to the water. Is there now more water in the wine than there is wine in the water?

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Source: Common
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Easy General

Light bulbs are numbered 1 to 100, and kept off initially. First person comes and toggles all the bulbs which are multiple of 1, i.e. he switches all bulbs to on. Second person toggles all multiples of 2, i.e he turns of even bulbs. Third person comes and toggles all multiples of 3. This process continues till 100 persons pass. After this, how many bulbs are ON?

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Easy General

Without explicitly calculating, find out which is bigger: e^Pi or Pi^e?

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Easy General

100 pirates stand in a circle. They start shooting alternately in a cycle such that 1st pirate shoots 2nd, 3rd shoots 4th and so on. They continue in circle till only one pirate is left. Which position should Captain Jack Sparrow stand to survive?

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Source: Written Tests
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Easy General

In a dark room, there is a deck of 52 cards, with exactly 10 cards facing up, rest facing down. You need to split this into two decks with equal number of cards facing up!

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Source: Quant Interview
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