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Question 5:

Solve the following riddles, you may yourself construct such riddles.

Who am I?

(i) Go round a square

Counting every corner

Thrice and no more!

Add the count to me

To get exactly thirty four!

(ii) For each day of the week

Make an upcount from me

If you make no mistake

You will get twenty three!

(iii) I am a special number

Take away from me a six!

A whole cricket team

You will still be able to fix!

(iv) Tell me who I am

I shall give a pretty clue!

You will get me back

If you take me out of twenty two!

Answer:

(i)There are 4corners in a square.

Thrice the number of corners in the square will be 3 × 4 = 12

When this result, i.e. 12, is added to the number, it comes to be 34. Therefore, the number will be the difference of 34 and 12 i.e., 34 − 12 = 22

(ii) 23 was the result when the old number was up counted on Sunday.

22 was the resu...

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