# Questions tagged [logical-deduction]

A puzzle that requires formal logical deduction to arrive at the solution. This suggests more than merely reasoning through clues to find an answer (you might want [situation] for that).

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### Dollars to Kids

Daam has 8 children, named Esha, Hansika, Deepa, Rinsu, Ira, Vimky, Abhiteet and Aankhal. She has 36 dollars with her. One day, she gifted the dollars among her children such that the eldest child got ...
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### What is the name of the sixth son? [closed]

Alice's father has six sons. The first is named Aegon I. The second is named Aegon II. The third, fourth and fifth are named Aegon III, Aegon IV, Aegon V respectively. What is the name of the ...
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### Office floor assignment

A real estate developer has built a new office building of six floors, and numbered the floors 1 through 6 from bottom to top. Each of the six companies — F, G, I, J, K, and M — must be assigned an ...
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### Scrap puzzle to count how many

There are 250 scraps. For each 11 removed, one extra can be obtained. How much maximum is possible, if one cut by one unit? I have read this somewhere, and one guy gave the answer as 25, but I can't ...
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### Fibonacci again..Distinct Digits..Detail all your Deductive Steps [closed]

$ABB$ $CDE$ $GFB$ $DPGB$ $QPFR$ $RDFD$
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### What was the police officer's idea? [closed]

Two police officers suspected a man of kidnapping. Without sufficient evidence they couldn't search his car or his home. They also couldn't interrogate him. One officer had an idea which later led to ...
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### Two ropes and 45 mins [duplicate]

You have got two ropes of same mass, same material, same thickness and same length but mass is not uniformly distributed over the length. Both of the ropes burn in 1 hour but you cannot cut them in ...
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### Let's look at this simple logical query [duplicate]

.: Aziz is talking with Rashid: " If I pass the exam on Friday , I will spend the weekend in the mountain. I will also bring my sister Nigora with me, If she feels ok". On Sunday morning Rashid meets ...
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### General Reasoning Puzzle About a Tank.? [duplicate]

A tank has been filled with water. On each minute advance the tank will fill double than previous. ie after completing one minute the tank will fill double the water as that in previous.So the tank ...
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### A riddle from Candy Cadet [closed]

I am Candy Cadet, come get your candy here. I have candy all day, everyday. Candy. Candy. Candy. Now I will tell you a story about a young woman who was sealed in a small room. In the room was a ...
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### The Guys - Logic #2 : Ways to work

So the guys are back. This time, they decide to change up their way to work. Let's see what they're up to... Start the two minute timer... 1. Since Anthony and Charles weren't taking the bus today, ...
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### What are the missing items of this number sequence? [closed]

1, 2, 5, 13, ?, ?, 1 Please give explanation.
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### Humphrey meets Laureen in town

Laureen is talking with Humphrey: "if the weather is good on Sunday I will go to the horse races. I will also bring my friend Sam with me, if he feels ok". on Sunday afternoon Humphrey meets Laureen ...
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### Catch the liar(s)

Alice: "Bob is lying, so is Charlie!" Bob: "Charlie is lying, so is Alice!" Charlie: "Alice is lying, so is Bob!" Who is/are lying?
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Information : AB = 8 CD = 7 O,B,D are centers of the respective circles Hint: Find hidden information/clue from the diagram to solve the puzzle. Note: diagram is not to scale; it is just for visual ...
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### Landings and stairs [closed]

Let's have two views of landings and stairs. We obtain the second VIEW B, by rotating the VIEW A 180 degrees clockwise. The distance between two landings is 8 feet, shown by the arrows. The stairs are ...
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### How can we solve this question? [closed]

The 22 students of the course of History of Italian Opera must write a short paper about at least two composers, they have a better grade, if they choose to write a paper about one more composer. ...
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### The Two Identical Twins [closed]

There are 2 twins who think the same, look the same, sound the same, and act the same. The only difference is that 1 of them is male, 1 is female. Without asking the twins for their gender, how can ...
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### Fish In The Fish Bowl [closed]

There are $x$ fish in a fish tank. They get fed the same fish food every day. They have varying opinions on the food. One fish says he only likes fish food that starts with the letter A. Another says ...
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### Russian Roulette with a novel twist

The gun is loaded with a single bullet. You go first, and I always win. How is this possible?