Logic Puzzles and Games
12. If you had a 5litre and a 3litre bowl and access to water.
How would you measure exactly 4 liters?
Solution
13. Imagine having three bowls. In the
bowl A (8 liters capacity) are 5 liters of water. In the bowl B
(5 liters capacity) are 3 liters of water. In the bowl C (3
liters capacity) are 2 liters of water. Can you measure exactly
1 liter, over spilling only 2 times?
Solution
14. Imagine you have 10 bags full of coins, in each bag 1000
coins. In one bag, there are all coins forgeries. The original
coin is 1 gram light, forgery is 1.1 gram. Balancing just once
on an accurate weighingmachine, how can you identify the bag
with forgeries?
Solution
15. The recent expedition to the lost city of Atlantis
discovered scrolls attributed to the great poet, scholar,
philosopher Josephine. They number eight in all, and here is the
first. The kingdom of Mamajorca, was ruled by queen Henrietta I.
In Mamajorca women have to pass an extensive logic exam before
they are allowed to get married. Queens do not have to take this
exam. All the women in Mamajorca are loyal to their queen and do
whatever she tells them to. The queens of Mamajorca are
truthful. All shots fired in Mamajorca can be heard in every
house. All above facts are known to be common knowledge.
Henrietta was worried about the infidelity of the married men in
Mamajorca. She summoned all the wives to the town square,
and made the following announcement. "There is at least one
unfaithful husband in Mamajorca. All wives know which husbands
are unfaithful, but have no knowledge about the fidelity of
their own husband. You are forbidden to discuss your husband's
faithfulness with any other woman. If you discover that your
husband is unfaithful, you must shoot him at precisely midnight
of the day you find that out." Thirtynine silent nights
followed the queen's announcement. On the fortieth night, shots
were heard. How many husbands were shot on that fateful night?
Solution
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