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Tricky Puzzle

There is an island with infinite grass and vegetation. The island is inhabited by 1 sheep and n lions . The lions can survive by eating the sheep or vegetation, but they prefer to eat the sheep.

The catch is that, when a lion eats the sheep, it gets converted into a sheep itself and then can in turn be eaten by other lions. The lions want to eat the sheep, but not at the risk of being eaten themselves.

What is the number n for which the sheep will be safe?

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You are playing a game Detective Sherlock and you with your friends are solving a case. However, the way to the solution might be tricky and confusing. Just remember that only one of the statement is TRUE and rest three are FALSE.

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Two old friends, Jacky and Bob, meet after a long time.
Jacky: Hey, how are you man?
Bob: Not bad, got married and I have three kids now.
Jacky: That’s awesome. How old are they?
Bob: The product of their ages is 72 and the sum of their ages is the same as your birth date.
Jacky: Cool… But I still don’t know.
Bob: My eldest kid just started taking piano lessons.
Jacky: Oh now I get it.

How old are Bob’s kids?

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100 people standing in a circle in an order 1 to 100. No. 1 has a sword. He kills the next person (i.e. No. 2) and gives the sword to the next (i.e. No. 3). All people do the same until only 1 survives. There are 100 people starting from 1 to 100.

Which number survives at the last?

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Assume that you have a block weighing 40 kg and have tools to divide it as you want. Now, your task is to cut that block into 4 pieces such that only using those 4 pieces and a two-way balancing pan, you can measure any weight from 1 kg to 40 kg ? (You should be able to measure any weight like 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg upto 40 kg).

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In an ODI Cricket World Cup finale, India were given a stiff target of 405 runs by Australia to chase . As India is quite good at chasing, India was on the brink of victory, thanks to the two chase masters of India – Virat Kohli and M.S. Dhoni . India were 403 for the loss of 3 wickets in 49.4 overs . So, India needed just three runs in two balls . This was not a big deal for the two talismanic batsman, however, both of them were facing a problem . Virat Kohli was not out on 198 and M.S. Dhoni was playing on 97 . Kohli was going to take the strike for the next ball . Both the batsman after chatting for a few minutes came out with a plan such that Virat Kohli can get a double century, M.S. Dhoni can get a century and also India wins the match, with the two batsman remaining not out .

Can you guess what was the plan ???

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Suppose you have 8L, 5L and a 3L bucket with you. The buckets have no measurement lines on them and you are asked to measure exactly 4L of water using the three buckets. How could you measure exactly 4L water using only those buckets and provided you have as much extra water as you need ?

Can you guess the answer??

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Three couples are on the vacation.They need to cross the river to reach their hotel. There are 3 rules which are as follows:-
Rule 1:- The boat can only carry two people at a time. If the third person trying to get in the boat then the boat will sink.
Rule 2:- The husbands are so jealous that they can not let their wife with another man, without their presence.
Rule 3:- The boat cannot run on itself. At-least one person should be on the boat to go from one side to another.

How many trips does it take them to all get across the river?
Note:The couples can be identified by their matching color clothes and there is no other way of going to hotel.

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Statement : 
Your friend said, “If yesterday was tomorrow, today would be Friday.”
On which day did your friend make this statement ?

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You have 5 jars of pills. Each pill weighs 10 grams, except for contaminated pills contained in one jar, where each pill weighs 9 grams. Given a scale, how could you tell which jar had the contaminated pills in just one measurement?

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