One day, a class teacher was told that the school superintendent will be visiting her class on the next day. The superintendent can ask questions from anywhere and it can be easy as well as difficult. The teacher will have the liberty to choose any pupil for answering the question.
Now she is determined that the impression that is cast upon the superintendent after the inspection should be great. How will she instruct the students so that she maximizes the chances of receiving a correct answer for each question? Also, she must create the best impression. How will she do it?
As you can see in the picture, you have a hole with dimensions 9 ft. x 2 ft. Also available to you is a wooden board with dimensions 6 ft. x 3 ft.
Now you have to cover the hole with this board and you are allowed to cut the board into two pieces. Please see to it that the hole is completely covered and the boards should not be overlapping each other or extending beyond the edge.
A girl was standing near the window thinking something. All of a sudden she decides something and throws something out of the window. She dies very soon after throwing it. She was perfectly healthy and had no disease or allergy. No one killed her and she did not commit suicide.
Can you think of any possible explanation that is logical as well for what happened there?
A man is on his death bed. He has two sons. All these years, he has treated them equally and has not put any sort of discrimination between them. Now, he owns a land which he wants to divide equally between his sons before he takes his final breath. The only problem is that the land is not in any symmetrical shape and thus can’t simply be divided into two equal halves.
Can you figure out a method to divide the land without going through all the extensive measurements such that both sons are happy with their share of land ?
If you look at the figure given, you will find a square formed with match sticks. This figure comprises of five squares. Can you move the matchsticks such that the resulting figure consists of ten squares?
Please note that, you can just drag the matchsticks and can’t rotate them and also you have just four moves. How will you do it?
In a science lab, a petri dish hosts a healthy colony of yeast for an experiment. Now every minute, all the yeast cells divide into two. At noon, there was just a single cell of yeast and at 1:22, the Petri dish was half full. Can you calculate when the dish will be full of yeast?
You are confined in a room and given two metal rods. Out of these two rods, one is magnet and the other is the iron rod. They look starkly similar. You don't have any other metal object in the room. How will you decide which one of those is magnet?
I have a sore throat and a severe headache. I have four tablets with me that are identical to each other and they don't have any cover on them. There is no way I can identify which tablet serves what purpose. The only thing that I know is that two of these four tablets are for throat and the remaining two are for the headache. To treat my condition, I must take 1 of each. What will I do now ?
A man is lying dead in a field where no one is around. His head is split open and his legs are disfigured. Near to him, there is an unopened package. No living organism can be found anywhere at the crime scene. How did he die?