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Mr. D'souza has bought four cars  Merc, Honda, Ford, Zen 
as presents for his sons' birthdays, all of which are next
week. Given the following information, what will each son get?
Alan will not get the Honda unless Barry gets the Merc and
Denzil gets the Ford. Barry will not get the Ford unless
Carl gets the Zen and Alan gets the Merc. Denzil will not
get the Zen unless Alan gets the Honda and Barry gets the
Merc. Alan will not get the Merc unless Carl gets the Zen
and Denzil gets the Ford. Barry will not get the Merc unless
Alan gets the Zen and Denzil gets the Ford. Alan will not
get the Zen unless Barry gets the Honda and Carl gets the
Merc. Carl will not get the Zen unless Barry gets the Honda
and Alan gets the Ford. Alan will not get the Ford unless
Barry gets the Zen and Denzil gets the Honda. Carl will not
get the Merc unless Denzil gets the Honda. 

1 
John lives in "Friends Society" where all the houses are in
a row and are numbered sequentially starting from 1. His
house number is 109.
Jessy lives in the same society. All the house numbers on
the left side of Jessy's house add up exactly the same as
all the house numbers on the right side of her house.
What is the number of Jessy's house? Find the minimal
possible answer. 

1 
You have a bucket of jelly beans. Some are red, some are
blue, and some green. With your eyes closed, pick out 2 of a
like color.
How many do you have to grab to be sure you have 2 of the same?
You have a bucket of jelly beans. Some are red, some are
blue, and some green. With your eyes closed, pick out 2 of a
like color.
How many do you have to grab to be sure you have 2 of the same? 

2 
5. There are e 3 jars of diferent sizes. one jar holds 8
liters of milk, the other 2 jars of 5 liters and 3
liters are empty. there is no measuring level or marks in
all the jars. Jugle between these 3 jars and get 2 jars
containing 4 liters each at the end. 

7 
During a recent school reunion,four men were discussing
their starting salaries back in 1962.The salaries in
question were 8,10,12 and 14 thousand pounds per year.of
course the MP earned the most.Alan earned more thean brain
and the doctor earnd more than Derek,the vet.charles could
not remember what he started on.Brain,the lawyer,didnot
start on 10,000pounds nor did Derek.can you determine who
has which job and their starting salaries? 
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1 
In Mr. Mehta's family, there are one grandfather, one
grandmother, two fathers, two mothers, one fatherinlaw,
one motherinlaw, four children, three grandchildren, one
brother, two sisters, two sons, two daughters and one
daughterinlaw.
How many members are there in Mr. Mehta's family? Give
minimal possible answer.


2 
Substitute digits for the letters to make the following
subtraction problem true.
S A N T A
 C L A U S

X M A S
Note that the leftmost letter can't be zero in any word.
Also, there must be a onetoone mapping between digits and
letters. e.g. if you substitute 3 for the letter M, no other
letter can be 3 and all other M in the puzzle must be 3. 

1 
if 12+22=24 23+8=6 32+13=40 73+16=144 then 36+2=? 
Wipro 
8 
An emergency vehicle travels 10 miles at a speed of 50 miles
per hour.
How fast must the vehicle travel on the return trip if the
roundtrip travel time is to be 20 minutes? 

2 
A person X have a certain number of mangoes, he gave 1/2 of
total plus one mango to B, now he gave the 1/3 of remaining
plus one mango to C, he gave the 1/4 of remaining plus one
mango to D. Now he have no mango more, find how many mango
was at beginning? 

9 
3 boys go to the restaurant. Their bill was 75 rs..
So they contributed 25 each. Manager then gives 5 rs back
to the waiter and then waiter gave 3 rs back to them and
put 2 rs into his pocket..
So their actual contribution is 24 because they got 11 rs
back. so 24*3=72 and 2 rs into the waiter's pocket. so
74+2=74
where is 1 rs? 
Merlion 
32 
12 members were present at a board meeting. Each member
shook hands with all of the other members before & after the
meeting.
How many hand shakes were there? 
Arena 
5 

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