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You have 14 apples. Your Friend Marge takes away 3 and gives
you 2. You drop 7 but pick up 4. Bret takes 4 and gives 5.
You take one from Marge and give it to Bret in exchange for
3 more. You give those 3 to Marge and she gives you an apple
and an orange. Frank comes and takes the apple Marge gave
you and gives you a pear. You give the pear to Bret in
exchange for an apple. Frank then takes an apple from Marge,
gives it to Bret for an orange, gives you the orange for an
apple.
How many pears do you have? 

5 
1,5,7,40,15,_?
next no
no arithmetic
simple logic... 
Suzuki 
3 
If you were to dial any 7 digits on a telephone in random
order, what is the probability that you will dial your own
phone number?
Assume that your telephone number is 7digits. 

6 
Mr. Kamal Kishore rents a private car for AndheriColaba
Andheri trip. It costs him Rs. 300 everyday.
One day the car driver informed Mr. Kamal Kishore that
there were two students from Bandra who wished to go from
Bandra to Colaba and back to Bandra. Bandra is halfway
between Andheri and Colaba. Mr. Kamal Kishore asked the
driver to let the students travel with him.
On the first day when they came, Mr. Kamal Kishore
said, "If you tell me the mathematically correct price you
should pay individually for your portion of the trip, I
will let you travel for free."
How much should the individual student pay for their
journey?


1 
if you are running in the race and you overtakes 2nd no
player then whats your position? 
eClerx 
16 
Three containers are of 15,10 and 6 ltrs capacity.
Initially its in configuration (15,0,0). Make it to
configuration (2,8,5). 

5 
On evey Sunday Amar, Akbar and Anthony lunch together at
PreetamDaDhaba where they order lassi based on following
facts.
1. Unless neither Amar nor Akbar have lassi, Anthony must
have it.
2. If Amar does not have lassi, either Akbar or Anthony or
both have it.
3. Anthony has lassi only if either Amar or Akbar or both
have it.
4. Akbar and Anthony never have lassi together.
Who order(s) lassi? 

4 
What is the minimum number of races required to pick the
best three horses from 25 horses if each race has maximum of
5 horses? 
Infosys 
35 
There are 25 horses and five tracks. There is no stop clock
and we have to find the top 5 horses in the bunch. What is
the minimum possible races ? 
Amazon 
13 
what is Next number in the series is 1 , 2 , 4 , 13 , 31 ,
112 , ? 

10 
A man went into a fast food restaurant and ate a meal
costing Rs. 105, giving the accountant a Rs. 500 note. He
kept the change, came back a few minutes later and had some
food packed for his girl friend. He gave the accountant a
Rs. 100 note and received Rs. 20 in change. Later the bank
told the accountant that both the Rs. 500 and the Rs. 100
notes were counterfeit.
How much money did the restaurant lose? Ignore the profit of
the food restaurant. 
TCS 
22 
Ekta got chocolates to give her friends on her Birthday. If
she gives 3 chocolates to each friend,
one friend will get only 2 chocolates. Also, if she gives 2
chocolates to each friends, she will
left with 15 chocolates.
How many chocolates Ekta got on her Birthday? and how many
friends are there? 

5 

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