Question: You are driving and come to a fork in the road. You need to get to New York City. The roads do not have signs, no one is there to tell you which road you need to take, and you can't turn back and take the other road if you take the wrong one the first time. You can not turn around a go a different way. If you randomly choose a road to take how will you know you are choosing the correct road before you take it? What is the chance you will take the correct road?
Answer: You will know You are choosing the correct road before you take one because you can't turn around, so that means neither road is the correct road. Their is a 0% chance you will choose the correct road. Why: if you choose the left road at random and it is the wrong road... You know the right road is the correct one, and you can't turn back and take the right road. If you choose the right road at random and it is the wrong road... You know the left road is the correct road. Since you can not turn around you must know you are always going to take the wrong road because you must get to New York City and have to keep going on whichever road you took. That gives you a 0% chance of taking the correct road given that their is no way for you to know wich road to take and you can't turn around, so the roads must connect somewhere and make a loop I order for you to be able to take the correct road, but if the two roads loop you will never get to New York City because you would end up where you started. Therefor neither of the roads is the correct road.
Question: A traveler is walking in the jungle. Then he found 4 paths. In the first one has a really deep mud. When people go there, they never come back. Second path have broken tracks, which is really unsafe for the people who take this path. In the third path, there is lion who didn't eat and drink anything for 3 months, so it might be really hungry by now. Last one have dinosaurs and volcanoes, so it's a very dangerous place. So, which path is the best for the traveler to take.
Answer: The traveler should take the third one because the lion didn't have anything for 3 months right? If it actually didn't, it will be dead now. So, this path is the best to go.
Question: There were 2 doors. Behind the 1 door, is hell and behind the other door, is heaven but you don't know which door will take you to heaven. In front of them, there were 2 brothers, which is guarding the door. One of the brother always lie and the other one always tell the truth. Of course you don't know who is lying and who is not. You only get 1 question to ask one of them to figure out which door leads to heaven. What question you might ask? Remember you only get to ask 1 question. it means that you can't ask one question each of them. that will be 2 questions. You only ask 1 question to any of them and no more. How do you do that?
Answer: Go up to one of the guy and ask this question, " Hello, which door that your brother will point if I ask him which way is the heaven." Then take the other door. Don't enter the door that he was pointing. This question will work for both of them because if you ask this question to the truth guy, he will point the hell because he knows that his brother will point hell and if you asked to the liar, he'll still point hell because he knows that his brother will point to heaven door, so he lied. That's why you take the other door.
Question: Alex was the strongest man in the world. He can lift up something that weighs 1000 kg easily. He can even pick up five women at once without any pain. But one day, there was a Weight Lifting Challenge Show. All the top 5 strongest man entered including Alex. The challenge is that they each have to lift up a really heavy object which weighs 1005 kg for five minutes. The winner is who didn’t drop it until it reached the time. If they all did it, the judges will decide to give first place to a person who can lift it up easily and stand still with no trouble looking. If Alex was the strongest man, he’ll probably come first. But he came second instead when the challenge was over. Why?
Answer: Because he’s not the strongest man anymore. He used to be the strongest man. Read the first sentence again (Alex was the strongest man in the world). He was the strongest but someone is stronger than him now.