## 3 Men and 5 Hats – Brainteaser

### Interesting Brainteaser

3 innocent prisoners were sitting in a jail. One day, the cruel jailer takes them out and places them in a line on three chairs, in such a way that man C can see both man A and man B, man B can see only man A, and man A can see none of the other men.

## Puzzling Puzzle

### Who should be the Boss?

A large business firm was once planning to open a new branch in a certain city, and advertised positions for three clerks. Out of a number of applicants the personnel manager selected three promising young men and addressed them in the following way : “Your salaries are to begin at the rate of \$1000 per year, to be paid every half-year. If your work is satisfactory, and we keep you, your salaries will be raised.

Which would you prefer, a raise of \$150 per year or a raise of \$50 every half-year?” Read More

## Headless Words Puzzle – Funny Puzzles

Can you find these words from the clues?

If the clue were ‘Behead a mass killing to find amusement’, the answer would be LAUGHTER, since by beheading SLAUGHTER you are left with LAUGHTER.

1. Behead a journey by air to find illumination.
2. Behead a mark to produce a running competition.
5. Behead an apparition to find an entertainer of guests.
6. Behead a support to get a bat for tennis.
7. Behead the result of injury to make a vehicle.
8. Behead an old weapon to find a fruit.
9. Behead attractiveness to produce damage.
10. Behead a section to get lousy insects.

## Logical Questions: Logical Puzzle

In a day at the library, 64 people borrowed books. Twice as many people borrowed a thriller only as borrowed a science fiction novel only. Three people borrowed a biography only and 11 people borrowed both science fiction and a thriller but not a biography. The same number borrowed a biography and a thriller but not a science fiction as borrowed one of each of the Read More

## Age Puzzle Game

Age Puzzle

If you are 12 years or over:

Reverse the figures.

So, if your age is 13, reversing the figures gives 31. Read More

## English puzzle

My friend asked me this question: “my grandmother’s age is a perfect square. Also, it is equal to the difference the square of my father’s age and the square of my mother’s age. My father is one year older than my mother. Can you tell me how old my mother is?”

## Maths Puzzle

Which of the following words is the odd one out?

1. Capricious
2. Fickle
3. Unstable
4. Spurious
5. Inconstant

## Top Puzzle

A frog at the bottom of a well climbs up 3 ft every day, but slips back 2 ft during the night.  How long will it take to reach the top, if the well is 20 ft deep?

Out of 100 people surveyed, 86 had an egg for breakfast, 75 had cornflakes, 62 had toast, and 82 had coffee. How many people, as least, must have had all four items?

## Common Puzzle

Here are American phrases and isioms that have become common in our country. Do you know what they mean?

1. off the wall

2. greenbacks

3. a grand

4. street-smart

5. yuppie

6. nerd

7. high five

8. spaced out

9. over the top

10. push the envelope

11. double take

12. hype