Friday, April 29, 2016

Quick Fun Brain Teasers with answers

Quick Fun Brain Teasers with answers

Here is a small Questionnaire to Test your Intelligence. Below are four (4) questions and a bonus question. You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. OK? You have to answer immediately whatever answer comes to your mind without much thinking. Let's find out just how clever you really are and how many of these brain teasers you can answer quickly?

Ready? GO!!!

First Question:
You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?

Answer: If you answered that you are first, then you are
absolutely wrong! If you overtake the second person, you take his place, so you are second!
Try not to screw up next time.
Now answer the second question,
but don't take as much time as you took for the first one, OK ?

Second Question:
If you overtake the last person, then you are...?

If you answered that you are second to last, then you are wrong again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST Person?

You're not very good at this, are you?

Third Question:
Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only .
Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.

Take 1000 and add 40 to it.. Now add another 1000 . Now add 30 .
Add another 1000 . Now add 20 . Now add another 1000
Now add 10 . What is the total?

Did you get 5000?
The correct answer is actually 4100..

If you don't believe it, check it with a calculator!
Today is definitely not your day, is it?
Maybe you'll get the last question right....

Fourth Question:
Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana 2. Nene 3. Nini 4. Nono What is the name of the fifth daughter?

Did you Answer Nunu ?
NO! Of course it isn't.
Her name is Mary. Read the question again!

Okay, now the bonus round:
I may have sent this one before. I'm never sure.

A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By
imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully
expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is

Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of
sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?

He just has to open his mouth and ask...
It's really very simple.... Like you!

Here is answer to 20th Brain Teaser Question of post titled "Fun Brain Teasers For Kids, Teens and Adults with Answers to Challenge your Mind".
I have hidden this answer to avoid any spoiler. Do select the text below to read the answer.   
Read it as statement, not question.
What: 4 letters
Yet: 3 Letters
Although: 8 letters
Then: 4 letters
Never: 5 letters

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  1. The second question's answer is actually incorrect. If you overtake the person in last place, and you assume that the story is playing fair, then the only way that's possible is if you were in first place and are so far ahead that you lapped the last place person.

  2. You are right Scott. This is fun puzzle. Nice thinking that if you overtake last person, you are coming first.

  3. If you overtake the last person, you need not be first. You could be second or third too. If you are second, it implies that the first person has already lapped the last person.

    So, I believe there are multiple solutions to this.

  4. Agree with you Rohan that there are multiple solutions.

    Lets assume that the person is running a 100 meters race for second question, so that concept of laps does not comes into picture. First puzzle was to set one's mind and when one reads second question he/she tried to answer it immediately without thinking that the question is wrong.

  5. There cant be many last ones! When you are the last one, you cant overtake you.. Then to overtake you, some one else from out side the race must enter.

  6. It is really funny brain game.. better than negative games like star war etc.