Practise Puzzles - 2

21) If you take a marker & start from a corner on a cube, what is the maximum number of edges you can trace across if you never trace across the same edge twice, never remove the marker from the cube, & never trace anywhere on the cube, except for the corners & edges?


22) One of Mr. Bajaj, his wife, their son and Mr. Bajaj's mother is an Engineer and another is a Doctor.

If the Doctor is a male, then the Engineer is a male.

If the Engineer is younger than the Doctor, then the Engineer and the Doctor are not blood relatives.

If the Engineer is a female, then she and the Doctor are blood relatives.

Can you tell who is the Doctor and the Engineer?

23)Three men - Sam, Cam and Laurie - are married to Carrie, Billy and Tina, but not necessarily in the same order.
Sam's wife and Billy's Husband play Carrie and Tina's husband at bridge. No wife partners her husband and Cam does not play bridge.
Who is married to Cam?

24) There are 3 persons X, Y and Z. On some day, X lent tractors to Y and Z as many as they had. After a month Y gave as many tractors to X and Z as many as they have. After a month Z did the same thing. At the end of this transaction each one of them had 24.

Find the tractors each originally had?

25) A certain street has 1000 buildings. A sign-maker is contracted to number the houses from 1 to 1000. How many zeroes will he need?



26) There are 9 coins. Out of which one is odd one i.e weight is less or more. How many iterations of weighing are required to find odd coin?



27) In a sports contest there were m medals awarded on n successive days (n > 1).

On the first day 1 medal and 1/7 of the remaining m - 1 medals were awarded.

On the second day 2 medals and 1/7 of the now remaining medals was awarded; and so on.

On the nth and last day, the remaining n medals were awarded.

How many days did the contest last, and how many medals were awarded altogether?




28) A number of 9 digits has the following properties:

The number comprising the leftmost two digits is divisible by 2, that comprising the leftmost three digits is divisible by 3, the leftmost four by 4, the leftmost five by 5, and so on for the nine digits of the number i.e. the number formed from the first n digits is divisible by n, 2<=n<=9.

Each digit in the number is different i.e. no digits are repeated.

The digit 0 does not occur in the number i.e. it is comprised only of the digits 1-9 in some order.

Find the number.

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