Plep's Puzzles

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Niels and Albert were excitedly describing the result of the International Puzzle Competition in Belgium. There were three contestants, Erwin, Werner, and Marie. Niels reported that Erwin won, while Werner came in second. Albert, on the other hand, reported that Marie won, while Erwin came in second.

In fact, neither Niels nor Albert had given a correct report of the results of the competition. Each of them had given one correct statement and one false statement. What was the actual placing of the three contestants?

Sunday, April 22, 2007

You are lost in a forest. The forest is between two villages, A and B. People from village A always tell lies; people from village B always tell the truth. You want to go to village B.Then you see a man from either A or B. You can ask him only one question.Which question will you ask him to know for sure where village B is?

Monday, April 16, 2007

Roman numerals puzzle

Roman numerals puzzle :-
You're given the symbols IX. Using any one symbol what would you have to add to it to equal 6?

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Blind Beggar

A blind beggar had a brother who died. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? (Brother is not the answer).