Interview Puzzles Practice Set 5
Question :: 1
2 Eggs 100 floor Puzzle
There is a building of 100 floors If an egg drops from the Nth floor or above it will break. If it’s dropped from any floor below, it will not break. You’re given 2 eggs. Find N, while minimizing the number of drops for the worst case?
Question :: 2
Red and Blue Marbles Puzzle
There are 2 identical empty jars alongside the jars there were 50 red & 50 blue marbles kept. You need to put all the marbles into both of the jars in such a way that when any jar is selected at random the probability of picking up a red marble is the highest.
Question :: 3
Connect 3 Houses with 3 Wells.
Connect 3 Houses with 3 Wells without the lines intersecting?
Question :: 4
100 hat puzzle
prisoners stand in line, one in front of the other. Each wears either a
red hat or a blue hat. Every prisoner can see the hats of the people in
front – but not their own hat, or the hats worn by anyone behind.
Starting at the back of the line, a prison guard asks each prisoner the
color of their hat. If they answer correctly, they will be pardoned.
Before lining up, the prisoners confer on a strategy to help them.
What should they do?
Question :: 5
Three cannibals and three anthropologists
Three cannibals and three anthropologists have to cross a river.The boat they have is only big enough for two people. The cannibals will do as requested, even if they are on the other side of the river, with one exception. If at any point in time there are more cannibals on one side of the river than anthropologists, the cannibals will eat them.
What plan can the anthropologists use for crossing the river so they don’t get eaten?
Note: One anthropologist cannot control two cannibals on land, nor can one anthropologist on land control two cannibals on the boat if they are all on the same side of the river. This means an anthropologist will not survive being rowed across the river by a cannibal if there is one cannibal on the other side.
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