Brainteasers


1. Ravi and Kush decided to play one game of Chess every day over the entire month of April. Since Ravi was experienced, it was decided that if Ravi won the game, then Kush will pay him Rs 20; however if he lost, he will pay Kush Rs 30. At the end of the month, it was calculated that no one owed the other any money. How many games did each of them win?
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2. In a family, each child has at least 3 brothers and 4 sisters. What is the least possible number of children in the family?
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3.What is the missing letter in the series J, F, M, A, M, J, J, A, ?
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4.How many times will write zero while writing numbers from one to hundred, five times?
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5.In the following expressions, digits do not carry their values, but are allocated artificial values according to some pattern. If 9 2 = 14, 8 3 = 15 and 6 4 = 8, then 9 5 = ? Which number should replace the question mark?
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6.A four member debating team is to be formed from the group of A, B, C, D, E, F and G. A does not bond well with either of B, C and D and will not go with any of them. G does not like Bs company, while E will not be in the same team as A. Also, C and D are brothers and necessarily have to be together. Among A, B, C and G, who can never be a part of any team?
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