40+Logical Thinking Questions: To test your logical skills

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In this Logic Questions Post, we're diving deep into the world of logical thinking questions. Get ready for a thrilling journey as we explore brain-teasing puzzles designed to test your reasoning skills. Whether you're a seasoned puzzle enthusiast or new to the game, these challenges are sure to entertain and challenge you. So, let's dive in and embark on this exciting adventure of logical thinking questions!


1. Question: A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost

Answer: The ball costs $0.05. (If the ball costs $0.05, then the bat costs $1.05, totaling $1.10.)


2. Question: There are six eggs in a basket. Six people each take one egg. How can it be that one egg is left in the basket?

Answer: The last person took the basket with the egg still inside.


3. Question: If you rearrange the letters "CIFAIPC," you would get the name of ?

Answer: Pacific.


4. Question: A man builds a house with four sides of rectangular construction, each side having a southern exposure. A big bear comes along. What color is the bear?

Answer: White. (The house is built on the North Pole, so it faces south. Polar bears are the only bears that live in the North Pole, and they are white.)


5. Question: A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 die. How many sheep are left?

Answer: Nine sheep. (All but 9 die implies that 9 are left.)


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6. Question: Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene, 3. Nini, 4. Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?

Answer: Mary. (The question says "Mary's father has five daughters.")


7. Question: How many squares are there on a chessboard?

Answer: There are 204 squares on a chessboard.


8. Question: If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?

Answer: You have 2 apples. (You took them, so they are in your possession.)


9. Question: Which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?

Answer: Neither. They both weigh a pound.


10. Question: How can you divide 10 oranges between 11 people evenly?

Answer: Make orange juice and distribute it.


11. Question: If a plane crashes on the border of the United States and Mexico, where do they bury the survivors?

Answer: You don't bury survivors.


12. Question: If it takes 5 machines 5 minutes to make 5 widgets, how long would it take 100 machines to make 100 widgets?

Answer: It would still take 5 minutes. Each machine is making one widget in 5 minutes, regardless of the number of machines.


13. Question: You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but when you look again, you don't see a single person on the boat. Why?

Answer: All the people were married, so there are no single people on the boat.


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14. Question: I have keys but no locks. I have space but no room. You can enter, but can't go outside. What am I?

Answer: A keyboard.


15. Question: A man is found hanging in a room with 53 bicycles. How did he die?

Answer: He stood on a block of ice with a noose around his neck. When the ice melted, he was left hanging.


16. Question: You are in a room with no doors or windows. The only items in the room are a mirror and a table. How do you escape?

Answer: Look in the mirror to see what you "saw." Use the saw to cut the table in half. Two halves make a 'hole' which you can use to escape.


17. Question: You have a fox, a chicken, and a sack of grain. You must cross a river with only one of them at a time. If you leave the fox with the chicken, the fox will eat the chicken. If you leave the chicken with the grain, the chicken will eat the grain. How do you get all three across safely?

Answer: Take the chicken across first, then go back for the fox. Leave the fox on the other side and take the chicken back. Leave the chicken and take the grain across. Finally, go back alone for the chicken.


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18. Question: You are driving a bus. At the first stop, 4 people get on. At the second stop, 8 people get on and 3 get off. At the third stop, 2 people get on and 5 get off. The bus is grey, the driver is old, and it's raining outside. What color is the bus driver's hair?

Answer: You are the bus driver, so the color of the bus driver's hair is whatever your hair color is.


19. Question: How many times can you subtract 10 from 100?

Answer: Only once, because after you subtract it once, it becomes 90, not 100 anymore.


20. Question: What is the next number in the sequence: 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221?

Answer: The next number is 312211. This is known as the Look and Say sequence, where each term describes the previous term.




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