# HackerRank Puzzles Quiz -1

Question 1

Time: 00:00:00
There are five friends in a room. Ankit is reading a novel. Manish is writing his assignment. Deepak is playing chess. Vaibhav is watching a movie. What is Akash doing ?

He is playing chess

He is playing chess

He is solving a puzzle

He is solving a puzzle

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Question 2

Time: 00:00:00
Use 3, 5, 6 and 9 to make a mathematical equation with the help of all mathematical operators.

5 + 3 + 6 = 14

5 + 3 + 6 = 14

9 - 3 + 5 ÷ 6 = 7

9 - 3 + 5 ÷ 6 = 7

5 × 3 - 9 = 6

5 × 3 - 9 = 6

9 + 6 - 3 × 5 = 0

9 + 6 - 3 × 5 = 0

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Question 3

Time: 00:00:00
In the movie Genius, while recruiting for RAW, they asked Vasudev to answer the following question: How many times can we divide 7776 by 36?

2

2

'0'

'0'

1

1

3

3

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Question 4

Time: 00:00:00
In a hardware store, a shopkeeper is selling sand paper of length 1 metre each. He has a bundle of sand paper which is 70 meters long. It takes him 2 sec to cut 1 meter of sand paper. How much time will he take to cut all the sand papers in the size of 1 meter. Given that he can’t fold the strip and also, can not stack two or more strips and cut them together.

136 second

136 second

138 second

138 second

139 second

139 second

140 second

140 second

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
Two employees of a company are walking in a park. A boy came and asked about their profession.

“I’m a software engineer,” says the person with white shirt.

“I’m an entrepreneur,” says the person with black shirt.

If at least one of them is lying, then whose profession is what ?

Person with white shirt is an entrepreneur

Person with white shirt is an entrepreneur

person with black shirt is a software engineer

person with black shirt is a software engineer

Both (1) and (2) together is true

Both (1) and (2) together is true

None of the above is true

None of the above is true

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Question 6

Time: 00:00:00
Selena William has two babies who were born on the same time of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so ?

Wrong question

Wrong question

They must be twin

They must be twin

They were born in different centuries

They were born in different centuries

They were born in different months

They were born in different months

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Question 7

Time: 00:00:00
Ashish is going to Kedarnath by bike. While travelling, he reached a diversion. One way takes him to Kedarnath and the other goes to a forest. He can choose either of the way but he doesn’t know in which direction he should proceed. Fortunately two men were standing nearby, however one of them always lies and the other always speaks the truth and it's not known who is a liar and who is the truth speaker. Since the men do not really like to help, one is allowed to ask one of them only one question. Which question should he ask?

"If I were to ask the man standing next to you: which is the way to the Kedarnath, what would he answer?"

"If I were to ask the man standing next to you: which is the way to the Kedarnath, what would he answer?"

"If I ask you: which is the way to Kedarnath, what would you answer?"

"If I ask you: which is the way to Kedarnath, what would you answer?"

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 8

Time: 00:00:00
Draupadi's sister has 2 siblings. If Sita is her sister and Ramesh is Sita’s brother then what is the name of Ramesh’s sister ?

Gita

Gita

None of them

None of them

Data insufficient

Data insufficient

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Question 9

Time: 00:00:00
I have 17 mangoes. My friend Akshay takes away 6 and gives me 5. I drop 10 but pick up 7. Rishu takes 7 and gives 8. I take one from Akshay and give it to Rishu in exchange for 6 more. I give those 6 to Akshay and she gives me mango and 3 lichi. My friend Roshani comes and takes the mangoes Akshay gave me and gives me 3 papaya. I give the papaya to Rishu in exchange for 3 mangoes. Roshani then takes 3 mangoes from Akshay, gives it to Rishu for 3 lichi, and gives me the lichi for 3 mangoes. How many papaya do I have?

'0'

'0'

3

3

8

8

11

11

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Question 10

Time: 00:00:00
There are four jars of the same size. Each jar has the same number of strawberries. The jars are opaque and sealed, so we cannot open or see what’s inside it. But a declaration about the number of strawberries is pasted on the jar. The declarations are: Nine or Six, Ten or Nine, Ten or Eight, Six or Nine. If only one of the declarations is correct, how many strawberries are there in each jar?

6

6

9

9

10

10

8

8

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