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Sam and Mala have a conversation.
? Sam says I am certainly not over 40
? Mala says I am 38 and you are atleast 5 years older than me
? Now Sam says you are atleast 39
All the statements by the two are false. How old are they
really? 

2 
Why do you want to do job in Pharma midical company?


1 
one boys usually takes some flowers to temple. three temples
are there.each temple has the pool infront of it.the pool's
speciality is when we put one thing it doubles that. the boy
took all the flowers and put it into the pool. then he took
some flowers and submit it in the first temple.then he put
the remaining flowers in the second pool and it gets doubles
then the took some of them & put them in the second temple.
he put the remaining flowers in the third pool and submit
all the flowers in that temple.THE CONDITION IS the flowers
submited in the temple are equal in number. How much flowers
the boy took initially?? How many flowers he submit in each
temple?? 

4 
There is a safe with a 5 digit number as the key. The 4th
digit is 4 greater than the second digit, while the 3rd
digit is 3 less than the 2nd digit. The 1st digit is thrice
the last digit. There are 3 pairs whose sum is 11.
Find the number.


5 
Somebody marked the six faces of a die with the numbers 1, 2
and 3  each number twice. The die was put on a table. Four
people  Abu, Babu, Calu and Dabu  sat around the table so
that each one was able to see only three sides of the die at
a glance.
? Abu sees the number 1 and two even numbers.
? Babu and Calu can see three different numbers each.
? Dabu sees number 2 twice and he can't remember the third
number.
What number is face down on the table? 

2 
What is the remainder left after dividing 1! + 2! + 3! + ? +
100! By 7? 
Ignou 
3 
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 5 ppl's in a circle all must wear hat either
white or black
1st condition: atleast 2 must wear white
2nd condition: atleast 2 must wear black
3rd: they should not talk each with other
Question: How they come to know which colour of hat they
are wearing


5 
Substitute digits for the letters to make the following
Division true
Y F Y

A Y  N E L L Y
 N L Y

P P L
P N H

N L Y
N L Y

0 0 0
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 N, no other
letter can be 3 and all other N in the puzzle must be 3. 

1 
prove that 1 + 1 = 1. use any logic, any method,any
algorithm.. (its not a binary addition or logical OR gate). 

5 
There are 4 mathematicians  Brahma, Sachin, Prashant and
Nakul  having lunch in a hotel. Suddenly, Brahma thinks of
2 integer numbers greater than 1 and says, "The sum of the
numbers is..." and he whispers the sum to Sachin. Then he
says, "The product of the numbers is..." and he whispers the
product to Prashant. After that following conversation takes
place :
Sachin : Prashant, I don't think that we know the numbers.
Prashant : Aha!, now I know the numbers.
Sachin : Oh, now I also know the numbers.
Nakul : Now, I also know the numbers.
What are the numbers? Explain your answer. 

1 
Mr. Wagle goes to work by a bus. One day he falls asleep
when the bus still has twice as far to go as it has already
gone.
Halfway through the trip he wakes up as the bus bounces over
some bad potholes. When he finally falls asleep again, the
bus still has half the distance to go that it has already
travelled. Fortunately, Mr. Wagle wakes up at the end of his
trip.
What portion of the total trip did Mr. Wagle sleep? 

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