Pop Quiz: Which Bucket Will Fill Up First?

Submitted by: fancylad 4 months ago in Quizzes


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THE FLOW...
There are 21 comments:
Male 446
It'a a trick question. It doesn't show that the whole assembly is in a box.
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Male 7,840
That was quite simple, though I do miss these kinds of puzzles from grade school.  They were always quite fun.
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Male 41,576
Well, some are blocked, it narrows it down eh? 
Once you see the blocked ones, the answer is obvious :p
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Male 364
it depends on many parameters... if the diameter of A->B is small and the water flow is high, A will be full first under normal pressure conditions.
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Male 6,630
m3dm3d technically that is a valid answer.
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Male 364
Typically this is the Brita case: you are filling the upper part but water drains slowly in the bottom part so the upper part fills up before the bottom one.
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Male 5,421
m3dm3d LOL! I like the Brita reference.
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Male 721
F, G, H but I am wrong on two counts
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Male 3,803
I said H at first, then I noticed the line is shut off to it.  It would if not for that though.
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Male 41,576
kalron27 I didn't notice the blocks at first either, Thought it was G :/
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Male 10,370
kalron27 Can't say I agree with you there. If the line cut offs were removed, I believe G would fill before H.
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Male 3,803
holygod Wouldn't gravity force F water downward and fill H first before overflowing and filling G?
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Male 10,370
kalron27 I don't think so. The water would flow out of the right of C into the bottom of D filling G before it ever went out the left of C which is higher than the right.
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Male 3,803
holygod Oh crap, I didn't even see that C was blocked there...silly lines!  In that case yes, G would win.
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Male 6,630
Obviously F because it's the path of least reisistence, but it was tricky, initially i had settled on G, then H, until i realized their entry pipes were blocked.
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Male 5,421
I managed to get this on the first try: F. Now, if I could only get one of those movie screen capture quizzes.
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Male 1,283
I said G, because I didn't notice that the "pipe" at the bottom of C was actually sealed.  Tricky tricky.
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Male 1,029
waldo863 If there were no blockages, the answer is G.  I agree with you, tricksey little plumber, blocking off some of the buckets . . .
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Male 5,421
punko 'Sokay, Punko. Your tunnel-constructing abilities still put the rest of us to shame.
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Male 3,707
waldo863 Same

I noticed the blockage on H, but not C
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