|You are a junior detective investigating a case. Boys at an apartment complain that every day, they have an egg spinning competition with only raw eggs, and every day one particular boy wins.
The boys want you to find out how. You are observing the boy spinning an egg when suddenly it drops to the floor. The apartment clerk casually hands him a broom to clean it up, as if it happens every day. You now know why the boy always wins the daily competition. How?
Answer : The clerk handed the boy a broom, so the egg the boy was spinning must have been hard-boiled. If the egg was raw, the clerk would have handed the boy a mop.
|Evianna meets a man while attending her mother’s funeral. She becomes infatuated with him and he reciprocates the interest, but he leaves the funeral without giving her any contact information. She tries to locate him but is unsuccessful. Several days later she kills her sister.
Why did she do it?
Answer : Because she’s a psychopath. She killed her sister because she hoped the man would attend the funeral and she would get to see him again. This is one brain teaser that is probably best that you don’t get the correct answer. If you knew the answer right away and thought it was obvious, you may want to talk to someone.
|A wealthy man lives alone in a small cottage. Being partially handicapped he had everything delivered to his cottage. The mailman was delivering a letter one Thursday when he noticed that the front door was ajar. Through the opening he could see the man’s body lying in a pool of dried blood. When a police officer arrived he surveyed the scene. On the porch were two bottles of warm milk, Monday’s newspaper, a catalog, flyers, and unopened mail. The police officer suspects it was foul play. Who does he suspect and why?
Answer : The police officer suspects the newspaper delivery person. The absence of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s newspaper indicates that the delivery person knew there was no one there to read it.
|It was a dark stormy night and a couple were in a car racing madly through a foreign city. The car broke down and the husband had to go get help from someone who spoke his language. He was afraid to leave his wife alone in the car so he pulled up the windows and locked the car before leaving. When he came back, the car was in the same state as he had left it but his wife was dead, there was blood on the floor and there was a stranger in the car. What happened?
Answer : The wife was about to have a baby. They were driving to the hospital. The baby was born, and the wife didn’t survive the birth.
|The murderer condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms:
The first is full of Raging Fires;
the second, assassins with loaded guns;
and the third, lions who are have not eaten in years.
Which room is the safest?
Answer : The room with the lions because they would have now died of starvation.
|A dead body is found at the bottom of a multistory building. Seeing the position of the body it is evident that the person jumped off from one of the floor for attempting suicide.
A homicide detective is called to look after the case. He goes to the first floor and walks in the room facing the direction in which the body was found. He opens the window in that direction and flips a coin towards the floor.
The he goes to the second floor and repeats the process. He keeps on doing it till the last floor. Then, when he climbs down, he tells the team that it is a murder not suicide.
How did he come to know that it was a murder?
Answer : At each floor, he did the same task of opening the window and flipping the coin. If it was a suicide, then at least the window at any of the floor must have been left open by the person who jumped off. The present situation only suggests that someone pushed him off and then closed the window again.
|You are living at your place alone. You own a shed which has been locked. The lock that has been placed on the door can be closed without a key but need the key to be opened. You collected some old stuff and decided to keep it in the shed. After keeping the things, you locked it back. The next day, the police found a dead body inside the shed. As you are the only one living in your house, the police has nothing else to believe than you are the murderer. But you have not committed any crime.
There is a way the murder would have happened. Can you find that way and tell the police so you are not sentenced for the crime you did not commit?
Answer : The lock can be closed without a key.
When you were keeping the things inside the shed, the murderer took the lock hanging on the door and replaced it with an identical one. You closed it as it did not require a key. When you were gone, the murderer opened the new lock with his key, planted the body inside, replaced the lock with the original one again and locked it.
|A man 5’11” high is found dead in a closed room.
This room is found empty with some puddle of water.
The man was died by hanging himself to a 12 feet high fan.
How did the man die ?
Answer : He hung herself using big Ice slabs , which are now now melted and hence puddle of water.
|Four boys were playing a game in which they need to throw the stone in the water so that the stone at don’t get sunk into the water(there is some solid area in water).
Boy1: Succeeded in throwing 2 stones at solid area but 1 of the stone sunk.
Boy3: All stones got sunk.
Boy4: None of the stones got sunk.
Boy2 was the winner but was struck by a stone in the head and died.
Who killed Boy2 ?
Answer : Boy1, he was left with one stone.
|A Japanese ship is on route back to the shore from the Atlantic Ocean. Seeking the silent waves, the captain decides to take a shower. He keeps his Rolex and diamond studded gold bracelet on the shelf and goes for a shower. When he returns back, he finds both the watch and bracelet missing. He immediately calls the four crew members and asks them what they were doing during that duration. Following are the answers:
1. French Guy, the Cook: I was in the kitchen, making bacon sandwiches for everybody.
2. American Guy, the engineer: I was in the generator room, checking the generator.
3. Pakistani Guy, the housekeeper: I saw that the flag hoisted on the ship was upside down, so I went to correct it.
4.Indian Guy, the second housekeeper: I was tired and taking a quick nap.
The captain immediately knew who the thief was. Can you tell?
Answer : The thief is the Pakistani guy. It is because the flag of Japan looks same when upside down and no one can tell if it is upside down. So, he was telling a lie.