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Giving Away Vegetable Oil

You are distributing vegetable oil. There are 21 bottles in total out of which 7 are full, 7 half empty and 7 empty. The oils has to be distributed among three people.
How will you distribute so that each **person** gets equal number of bottles and the same quantity of oil?

Drowned But Not Wet

Einstein's Riddle: The Pet Fish

There are five houses in a row. Each house is painted a different color and has a **person** of a different nationality living in it. Each **person** drinks a different beverage, smokes a different type of cigar, and owns a different animal as a pet.
Using these 15 clues, which **person** owns the pet fish?
The Brit lives in the red house.
The Swede has a pet dog.
The Dane drinks tea.
The green house is directly to the left of the white house.
The **person** in the green house drinks coffee.
The **person** who smokes Pall Mall has a pet bird.
The **person** in the yellow house smokes Dunhill cigars.
The **person** in the center house drinks milk.
The Norwegian lives in the first house.
The **person** who smokes Blends lives next to the **person** with the pet cat.
The **person** with the pet horse lives next to the one who smokes Dunhill.
The **person** who smokes BlueMaster drinks beer.
The German smokes Prince.
The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
The **person** who smokes Blends has a neighbor who drinks water.

A Hundred Stones

A hundred stones are placed, in a straight line, a yard distant from each other. How many yards must a **person** walk, who undertakes to pick them up, and place them in a basket stationed one yard from the first stone?

The Murderous Family

One evening there was a murder in a house where there lived a married couple with their 2 children - their son and daughter. One of these four people murdered one of the others.
One of the members of the family witnessed the crime.
The other one helped the murderer.
These are the things we know for sure:
1. The witness and the one who helped the murderer were not of the same gender.
2. The oldest **person** and the witness were not of the same gender.
3. The youngest **person** and the victim were not of the same gender.
4. The one who helped the murderer was older than the victim.
5. The father was the oldest member of the family.
6. The murderer was not the youngest member of the family.
Who was the murderer?

The Full Boat

You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single **person** on board. How is that possible?

The Pawn Shop

Jack had only $2, but he **needed** $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $2 for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $2 pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $2, and he ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?

The US Presidents

How could the 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States have the same parents, but weren't brothers?

The Cheap Buick

A man buys a used car. He finds a beautiful Buick for $9,500, but he buys it without paying a dime. How does he buy it?

Makes But Doesn't Use

Someone makes it, but has no **need** of it.
Someone buys it, but has no use for it.
Someone uses it, but can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?

What is...

I'm greater than God, more evil than the devil, the poor have me, the rich **need** me, and if you eat me, you'll die.
What Am I?

I Flop Around...

I flop around on sticks and sometimes you cheer me as I do, I desperately **need** a white powder to do what **needs** to be done, and looking at me you might wonder why I look like I am about to go swimming. What am I?

Crossing the Bridge

Four people **need** to cross a bridge in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The bridge can only hold two or less people at any time and they only have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can only travel with a **person** so every time it crosses the bridge it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in 2 minutes, Sally can cross in 5 minutes, and Connor can cross in 10 minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the bridge in 17 minutes or less?

An Egg to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of eggs. He wants to give away his eggs to several of his friends, but he wants to give them all the same number of eggs. He figures out that he **needs** to give 7 of his friends eggs for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is 1 extra egg left.
What is the least number of eggs he **needs** for this to be true?

The Handshakers

If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands only once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been?

White, Black and Fast

I am white and I am black. I am not fat because I **need** to be fast. I confuse many people with my style. What am I?

The Bracelet and the Sales Tax

Casey buys a bracelet. She pays for the bracelet and pays $0.72 in sales tax. The sales tax rate is 6%.
What is the original price of the bracelet, before tax?

Twelve Flags

Twelve flags stand equidistant along the track at the stadium. The runners start at the first flag. A runner reaches the eighth flag 8 seconds after he starts. If he runs at an even speed, how many seconds does he **need** altogether to reach the twelfth flag?

Google Riddles - The Sand Clocks

You have a 4 minute sand clock and a 7 minute sand clock, you **need** to measure 9 minutes while using both of them. What's your first move?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

Three Daughters and Three Clues

A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The first man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The first man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The first man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. What were the ages of the first man's 3 children?

The One-Sided Toaster

Susan uses a toaster that has 2 slots. The toaster toasts one side of each piece of bread at a time, and it takes exactly 1 minute to do so.
If Susan wants to make three pieces of toast, what is the LEAST amount of time she **needs** to toast them on both sides?

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