### Important Puzzles

Q. Some statements are given below:

L says all of my other four friends have money

M says that P said that exactly one among them has money

N says that L said that precisely two among them have money

O says that M said that three of the others have money

P, L and N said that they have money

All the above statement are false. Who has money & who doesn't have any money?

Q. Mr.Mathurs jewels have been stolen from his bank locker .The bank has lockers of 12 people which are arranged in an array of 3 rows and 4 columns like:

1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12

The locker belonging to JONES was to the right of BLACK'S locker and directly above MILLAR'S.
BOOTH'S locker was directly above MILLAR'S.
SMITH'S locker was also above GRAY's (though not directly).
GREEN'S locker was directly below SMITH'S.
WILSON'S locker was between that of DAVIS and BOOTH.
MILLAR'S locker was on the bottom row directly to the right of HERD'S.
WHITE'S locker was on the bottom right hand corner in the same column as BOOTH'S.

Which box belonged to Mr.Mathurs?

Ans: Box number 9 belongs to Mr.Mathurs.

Q. Fifty minutes ago if it was four times as many minutes past three o'clock,how many minutes is it to six o'clock?

Ans: Twenty six minutes.

Q. If a clock takes 7seconds to strike 7, how long will the same clock take to strike 10?

sol: The clock strikes for the first time at the start and takes 7 seconds for 6 intervals-thus for one interval time taken=7/6.
Therefore, for 10 seconds there are 9 intervals and time taken is 9*7/6=10 and 1/2 seconds.

Q.Three criminals were arrested for shop lifting. However, when interrogated only one told the truth in both his statements, while the other two each told one true statement and one lie.

The statements were:

ALBERT :(a)Chander passed the merchandise.(b)Bruce created the diversion.

BRUCE :(a)Albert passed the merchandise. (b)I created the diversion.

CLIVE :(a)I took the goods out of the shop. (b)Bruce passed Them over.

Ans: Albert passed the goods.Bruce created the diversion..Clive took the goods out of the shop.

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