Questions tagged [knowledge]

A puzzle whose solution relies on external sources such as tables, dictionaries, Wikipedia, or specifics that may not be common knowledge.

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Find Stack Exchange(s)!

Congrats athin for finding the answer of Cricket or Cipher? Find the corresponding Stack Exchange sites from the tags given below. For each site three tags are given. konica, 11.10, 17.04 ...
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Identify me - (An easy riddle) [closed]

I am a South Korean car model named after a United States city which in turn is named in Spanish. Identify me. It is a quick and easy riddle. I am sharing it just for fun.
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Guess the driver which never breaks the driving rules?

Guess the driver ?? There is one driver which never goes against the rules. Which driver never breaks the rules or laws of driving ?? Is there any driver you know who did the same ?? Name that ...
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Opposite Abbreviations

What common word in the English language has two common abbreviations in opposite directions? Hint: A more explicit hint: A further clarification: This is taking a while to crack, so, here's an ...
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What is this symbol? [closed]

No backstory or hints here. Just a symbol. What does this symbol mean? Any theories are welcome too.
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Who is the odd one out?

Nineteen of the following twenty famous persons share a very distinguished property, whereas the last one does not have this property: Albert Camus, Elias Canetti, Bette Davis, Nadine Gordimer, ...
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They Pierced My Side After I Had Commended, to Which They Realised All of This Was Intended

Riddle me this: They put nails in me, although I am not a frame. Above my crown was a mock of my name. Luke had written what I said to the daughters. Embark without me — I may walk on the ...
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Either way the same

Fill in the blanks to find two longest words of their own kind: __ __ __ __ V __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ V __ __ __ __ What is the theme ?
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Brave stone heart forth Barksdale tower

This is a puzzle-monoku. The answer is a place in the British Isles. brave stone heart forth Barksdale tower
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The Last of the Sons of Fëanor

Essicilmë and anessi? Or maybe something else… 68 74 74 70 3a 2f 2f 69 6d 67 32 2e 77 69 6b 69 61 2e 6e 6f 63 6f 6f 6b 69 65 2e 6e 65 74 2f 5f 5f 63 62 32 30 30 37 30 38 31 32 30 35 35 33 32 30 2f ...
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Clue of origin with a connection to mythology

Assume that you were privileged and invited to attend a party arranged during a pre-historic time. It was hosted by none other than Adam (the mythological man as per religious beliefs), the first man, ...
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Use your Atlas to figure out where you are

You will need your Mind for this one. For my Intro I will state that you lost your way at Dusk and are now lost in a not Far Away land. Under a Half Moon, you must Take Care to figure out where you ...
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Can we stand for just one more ordered set puzzle?

Actually, probably not. You might want to sit down for this one. I'll try not to ramble. Haven't we done this before? Out with the old, in with the new! Let's go!! The following is the first 7 ...
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A special something [closed]

I have a fan, to keep me cool. I can sometimes explode, but that's very rare. I can show you what you want to see, when you want to see it. Some say I am magical, some say I'm just science. What ...
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A love letter, 13 years after death

You walk into your room, and give a quick glance at your iPad that you've had for so long. It's been a while (to be exact, 6, no, 13 years) since everything's, well, happened, and you've realized that ...
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How to create symbols [closed]

I'm making a code in which What software should I use to do this? Also, has this been done multiple times?
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4 jobs and 3 people, which job is extra?

A Housekeeper, a Doctor, a Baker and a Detective are gathered in one place. Only 3 of them are people (and none has more than 1 job). Who is not and why?
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What happened to the mouse? [closed]

Before I start, this isn't so much a riddle as it requires knowledge of the things used in it :3 A scientist has a rat and a mouse. He has created a maze for them to do. The scientist observes the ...
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Identify me through my hobbies [closed]

Rule: I will be posting one hobby per day (in no particular order)(was that a hint?) until the riddle is found. The riddle's answer is the name of either the real human or their persona. I ...
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Arithmetic/Knowledge Step-By-Step Number Puzzle! (What Is The Final Answer?) [closed]

Start with the number of U.S. ounces in a U.S. gallon. Subtract the atomic number for Samarium. Add the amount of days in February on a leap year. Multiply this by 6 factorial. Divide this by pi ...
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Strange? Primes and Palindromes have no business being in this Place?

$1$ $1$,$2$ Good easy start $1$,$2$,$4$ As expected $1$,$2$,$4$,$8$ I know it is going to be easy $1$,$2$,$4$,$8$,$16$ why is he giving this? I got it! $1$,$2$,$4$,$8$,$16$,Prime ...oops!.....
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Fill in the dashes Part 5 of 10

This is part of the Fill in the Dashes series of puzzles. Example : F_ in the B_ ⇒ Fill in the Blanks Some of the words will be Juxtaposed as in e.g. : C_ K_ S_ ⇒ Clark Kent Superman or Superman ...
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Riddle: What did they start?

It all started with a group of four. Their legacy inheritors compete round the clock for the annual prize. People say the lovely head has got style. Fluffy the pet can be found in the belly. ...
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Academic Degree dilemma [closed]

On a leisure day, I had the following conversation with my friend. My friend: "Dude! I noticed that almost all the abbreviations of academic degrees which are meant for Bachelors have format of B.... ...
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Famous People Known By 3 Names

Famous People Known By 3 Names :   2 CFV  - 6,9,7 - female 14 MDS - 4,6,6 - female 16 JSP  - 5,6,6 - female
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On what object around a house would you find a “punt”? [closed]

Someone asked me the other day: On what object around a house would you find a punt?
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I am a genius. Find out who am I

I am a genius. You all miss me I specialise in Mathematics and crime. A deadly combination, isn't it? People consult me for both. I have only one nemesis of my level of intelligence. He destroyed ...
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What poison am I?

A very simple one: ----- .---- ----- .---- .---- ----- ----- .---- ----- .---- .---- ----- .---- .---- .---- .---- ----- .---- .---- .---- ----- .---- ----- .---- ----- ----- .---- ----- --...
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A smily murderer

This may be ve-e-e-ery easy, though it requires basic knowledge of popular culture. Hint:
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Prime Sequence…a little bit Unusual about the Missing Members

What are the Missing Members in this Prime Series? what is the Significance of this Sequence? $19$, $17$, $13$, $?$, $?$, $3$, $2$
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Unlock My Phone! November 2018

I had a bit of phone trouble last year, so I had to take a break from puzzle passwords. But once I got it working again I hopped right back in, although this is a pretty easy one. What is my phone's ...
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What's In Your Pocket?

You have in your pocket a set of U.S. coins.1 Using these coins you can count out a face-value total2 of exactly $96¢$, $97¢$, $98¢$, or $99¢$, using exactly the minimum number of coins possible for ...
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On Fri morning I was racing to work and took usual NYC train from Princeton and

I found a piece of paper with these scribbled on it Dark Thunder. X P X ...with P circled Silver Lightning. X X X... What could those X s possibly represent? Hint 1: Given yesterday Hint 2: ...
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Which important Linux tool quotes a popular song if ran after midnight? [closed]

(This is also called an Easter egg, hope it's not offtopic here)
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Simple Rule Generates this Sequence from Well Known Number Series

First 6 terms generated on applying the simple rule are displayed here. 5, 8, 18, 102, 322, 1830, ?, ?, ? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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To the castle you go [closed]

You arrive at the Bridge of Death, one known for its difficult questions. The keeper arises and speaks: "Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three! There the other side, ...
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Rhyme with Time

Commonly used units of Time are: $Second$ $Minute$ $Hour$ $Day$ $Week$ $Month$ $Year$ $Decade$ $Century$ $Millenium$ Can you find at least one rhyming word in English Language for each of ...
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Which one of you is Jesus?

In the quest for finding Jesus, five people remain. The first subject can summon bears. The second subject can stop waves. The third subject can summon zombies. The fourth subject can tear off limbs. ...
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What do these two places have in common?

In the United States of America, the New York City Borough of Queens lies at the west end of Long Island. More than 5000km across the Atlantic ocean lies the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, a borough ...
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Math to Math Nerdy Love Expressions…Fillin the Blanks [closed]

1) My Love for you is like $L= m.C^2$...because it grows xxx with speed of xxxx. 2) My Love is like a xxxx it goes on xxxxx. 3) You must be the xxxxx xxxx of xxxxx because I feel irrational ...
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How did these grassy hillsides become unevenly terraced? [closed]

In Colombia, many grassy hillsides are unevenly terraced, like in the photo below. How did this happen? This terracing can also occur on hillsides that never had these palm trees on them. It probably ...
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A tribute to Stan Lee [closed]

Start Here One answer will lead you to the next question
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Give the name of this “outlaw” [closed]

Who/what am I? I am a stunning fresh shiny bandit HINT: HINT2: HINT3: HINT4:
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Where am I from?

Please don't edit this question (seriously). You have all the information you need to figure out where I am from. But I am going to be generous and give you some hints gradually if needed.
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Which building is it? [closed]

Deep in the heart of London , The great symbol of Britain lies, A hundred meters in the sky, The great bell chimes. Which building is it?
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Frequent or rare? [closed]

Which common thing do these words have uncommonly in common? mole kiss breath Mates! Please note, if you haven't found the answer yet - it helps you find your way back to the real world.

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