Interview Riddles

Interview riddles are famous questions asked during interviews by some big companies like Google, Microsoft, Intel etc.

Missing Wallet Thief

Six men, namely Martin Freeman, Jonah Jameson, Terry Singer, Mike Cooper, Jim Condon and Sylvian Bogard were in an elevator together.

Unexpectedly, the lights went out. When the lights came back, Martin Freeman’s wallet was missing which contained a confidential item.

Detectives were called at the scene. They interrogated the suspects, the witnesses, and people who were familiar with the suspects. They collected physical evidence (hair samples, fiber samples, etc.) from the crime scene as well. Overall, they were able to collect fifteen clues, but they could still not find the culprit.

Following are the clues.

  1. No two suspects have the same weight, color shoes, color umbrella, color car, or hair color.
  2. The suspect who owns a pink car was wearing tan shoes.
  3. The suspect who weighs 180 pounds owns an orange car.
  4. Terry Singer owns an orange car.
  5. The suspect who owns a blue car was wearing purple shoes.
  6. The suspect who weighs 150 pounds was wearing tan shoes.
  7. Mike Cooper was carrying a pink umbrella.
  8. Sylvian Bogard has black hair.
  9. Jonah Jameson weighs 210 pounds.
  10. The suspect who weighs 190 pounds was wearing purple shoes.
  11. The suspect who was carrying a black umbrella is not the one who was wearing blue shoes.
  12. The thief owns a blue car.
  13. The suspect who owns a white car is not the one who weighs 170 pounds.
  14. Jim Condon was wearing brown shoes.
  15. The suspect who weighs 190 pounds is not the one who has black hair.

Can you find the culprit?

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Coffee Tea Mix

Suppose we lay down two cups in front of you. One of the cups is filled with tea and the other one with coffee. Now we ask you to take a spoonful of tea and mix it with the coffee. At this moment, the coffee cup has a mixture of tea and coffee. You have to take that mixture (spoonful) and add it back to the tea.

Can you now tell if the cup of coffee has more tea or the cup of tea has more coffee?

Riddle Answer