**Writer Age Riddle - 28 February**

A writer was fifty years old in the year 2000 but he was forty years old in the year 2010.

How can this be possible?

PS: It has a logical answer.

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A writer was fifty years old in the year 2000 but he was forty years old in the year 2010.

How can this be possible?

PS: It has a logical answer.

Can you find out the missing number in the grid?

B is to the North-East of D; A is to the North-East of C; C is to the West of D; E is to the South-West of D and to the South of C; and A is to the north of D and in line with B.

You have to find out that in which direction of E is B located. Can you do it ?

The day after tomorrow will be three days before Tuesday. Can you find out what is today?

You have two jars of chocolates labelled as P and Q. If you move one chocolate from P to Q, the number of chocolates on B will become twice the number of chocolates in A. If you move one chocolate from Q to P, the number of chocolates in both the jars will become equal.

Can you find out how many chocolates are there in P and Q respectively?

You are provided with a grid (as shown in the picture). Can you fill the squares with numbers 1-8 in a manner that none of the two consecutive numbers are placed next to each other in any direction (vertically, horizontally or diagonally?)

In a grocery supermarket, there is an intelligent glass pane before a refrigerating unit. This glass pane allows cherries and apples through it but does not allow grapes and melons to pass through it.

Can you identify the rule that the glass pane is following?

Below, you can see three complete equations and one incomplete. Based on the three complete ones, can you complete the incomplete one?

5 $ 4 $ 3 $ 9 = 4215

6 $ 9 $ 2 $ 6 = 3816

4 $ 7 $ 3 $ 3 = 1122

7 $ 2 $ 7 $ 4 = ____

Usually, a boxing match consist of twelve rounds. In a particular friendly match between two heavyweights, the match was finished in the seventh round itself as one of the boxer knocked out the other one.

But, in that fight, no man threw even a single punch.

How can this be possible ?

You can find some missing letters in the picture. By placing two particular letters in the spaces, you can from a nine lettered word beginning from one of the corners and going clockwise direction to the middle.

Can you find out the letters and the word ?

Aaron, Brad, Christopher, Danny and Elvis decided to play a game of tiddly winks. In this game they decided that one win will get 1 point for winning, 0 for losing and 1/2 in case of a tie.

They finished the game in alphabetical order and it was found that the scores were different for each person.

Based on the following two statements, can you find out the result of the individual games?

Brad: No one could finish like me, without a loss.

Elvis: No one played worse than me, I finished without a single win.

In the given picture, you can find two letters to be missing. When two particular letters are placed in the missing spots, you get an eight letter word while reading in anti-clockwise direction.

Can you find out the missing letters and the missing word eventually?

Lets play a guessing game. Have selected a number in my mind and you have to find it out. The hint for you is:

The tens digit is 7 more than ones digit and the hundreds digit is 6 less than the tens digit.

Can you find the number now?

Can you find out the missing number?

? 4 5 3 5

9 5 7 10 3

In the given picture, in how many ways can you read the word "Tiger"?

A few friends decided to go on a vacation to a resort. It was raining heavily and it kept raining for thirteen days.

When it rained in the morning, the afternoon was beautiful and when it rained in the afternoon, the day was blessed with a clear morning.

Overall, the friends experienced eleven nice mornings and twelve nice afternoons. Can you find out the number of days they spent in the vacations ?

A network of 20 x 10 squares is given to you.

Can you calculate how many unique squares and rectangles can be formed combining two or more individual squares ?

In the given figure, you can see that there are four circles numbered from 1 to 4. In the fourth circle, a digit is missing. Can you find out a relation and tell which number will suffice the pattern?

Andy is father of B and Dexter is son of C. Eric is brother of A and E also has a daughter Fanny, if Cindy is sister of A then what is the relation between the Fanny, B and Dexter ?

The center of the third figure is empty. What digit should fit inside?

A and B have a certain number of chocolates with them. If B gives one chocolate to A, they will have equal number of chocolates. But if A gives one chocolate to B, then A will be left with half the number of chocolates that B has.

Can you find out the number of chocolates they have right now?

This cute little figure holds the name of a movie. Can you find out which movie is that ?

You can see some missing numbers in the figure. You have to fill them such that the sum of each side equals 36.

There are two candles. Both will only burn exactly for an hour. How will you use these two candles to measure forty-five minutes?

Each of these statements (which are true) refers to seven out of the eight living members of a family. You will find that the statement either refers to them by their personal name or through their relationship with another member. The statements are:

a) Jacob's wife's sister's husband's mother's son is Patrick's cousin's father.

b) Sia's grand-daughter's cousin's father's sister-in-law is Gerry's son-in-law's wife.

Now if Annabelle has no children, what relationship does she share with Michael?

PS: There can be two solutions to this problem.

Can you think of three numbers that gives a prime number as their product and also the difference between the second and first is equal to the difference between third and second?

In a basket of apples,

when counted in twos, there was one extra

when counted in threes, there were two extra when counted in fours, there were three extra

when counted in fives, there were four extra

when counted in sixes, there were five extra.

However, if the apples were counted in sevens, no extra apple was left. Can you calculate the minimum number of apples that were present in the basket ?

In a chess board, the queen piece can movie horizontally, vertically and diagonally freely. The picture represents the same.

Can you place 8 queens on the board in a manner that none of the queens can attack each other?

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