### English word with all vowels

What English word contains all the vowels a-e-i-o-u in alphabetical order ?

### Month Puzzle - Decode the number

Here is a list showing the month and a number for each

january = 73
February = 83
March = 51
April = 52
May = 31
June = 42
July = 41
August = 63

Decipher the logic and find the number for September = ?

### Intelligent Trader with 3 Sacks and 90 Coconuts

An intelligent trader travels from 1 place to another carrying
3 sacks having 30 coconuts each. No sack can hold more
than 30 coconuts. On the way he passes through 30 checkpoints
and on each checkpoint he has to give 1 coconut for each sack he is carrying. Maximum how many coconuts he can save when he reach last check point.

### How old are John and Julia?

Julia is as old as John will be when Julia is twice as old as John was when Julia's age was half the sum of their present ages. John is as old as Julia was when John was half the age he will be 10 years from now. How old are John and Julia?

### Gold Coin Barrels

There are 10 barrels of gold coins. In that, some of the barrels contain 1 gram gold coins and some of the barrels contain 2 gram gold coins. There is a weighing machine which is allowed to weigh only once. Which of the barrels contain 2 gram coins?

### if 5+3=28, 9+1=810, 8+6=214...

if 5+3=28, 9+1=810, 8+6=214, 5+4=19 then 7+2= ??

### Opaque Cube Puzzle

You are making an opaque cube (ie you cannot see through its sides). It can be any size that you want it to be. Where do you place the cube so that you can see as many sides as possible?

### Box Packing Puzzle

Three boxes are all labeled incorrectly, and you must get the labels right. The labels on the boxes read as given below.

To gain the information you need to move the labels to the correct boxes, you may remove a single item from one of the boxes. You may not look into the boxes, nor pick them up and shake them, etc.

Can this be done? If so, how? If not, why not?

### Murder in the Desert

This is a story about three people (A, B and C) crossing a desert. A hated C and decided to kill him - he poisoned the water in his sack (only C had water). B also wanted to kill C (not knowing that the water of C had been already poisoned) and so B made a hole into the sack of C and the water spilt out. A few days later C died of thirst.
Who was the murderer - A or B?

### The Trainee Technician

A 120 wire cable has been laid firmly underground between two telephone exchanges located 10km apart. Unfortunately after the cable was laid it was discovered that the individual wires are not labeled. There is no visual way of knowing which wire is which and thus connections at either end is not immediately possible.

You are a trainee technician and your boss has asked you to identify and label the wires at both ends without ripping it all up. You have no transport and only a battery and light bulb to test continuity. You do have tape and pen for labeling the wires. What is the shortest distance in kilometers you will need to walk to correctly identify and label each wire?

### Philosopher's Clock

One absentminded ancient philosopher forgot to wind up his only clock in the house. He had no radio, TV, telephone, internet, or any other means for telling time. So he traveled on foot to his friend’s place few miles down the straight desert road. He stayed at his friend’s house for the night and when he came back home, he knew how to set his clock. How did he know?

### The 4 Weight Problem

A merchant had a 40 kg measuring weight that broke into four
pieces as the result of a fall. When the pieces were subsequently
weighed, it was found that the weight of each piece was a whole
number of kilograms and that the four pieces could be used to
weigh every integral weight between 1 and 40 kg. What were the
weight of the pieces.

Note:Weights may be places in either pan of the balance.