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September 1, 2008

Einstein's Puzzle

FACTS OF THE PUZZLE
[This quiz was made up by Albert Einstein and
according to him 98% will not solve it.]

There are five houses in five different colours.
In each house lives a person of a different nationality.
These five owners drink a certain beverage, smoke a
certain brand of cigarette and keep a certain pet.
No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand
of smoke or drink the same drink.


HINTS

1] The Brit lives in the red house.
2] The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
3] The Dane drinks tea.
4] The green house is on the left of the white house.
5] The green house owner drinks coffee.
6] The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
7] The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
8] The man living in the house right in the center
drinks milk.
9] The Norwegian lives in the first house.
10] The man who smokes Blend lives next to the one
who keeps cats.
11] The man who keeps horses lives next to the man
who smokes Dunhill.
12] The owner who smokes Blue Master drinks beer.
13] The German smokes Prince.
14] The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
15] The man who smokes Blend has a neighbour who
drinks water.
The question is: WHO OWNS FISH?

6 comments:

ankit said...

the correct answer is german owns the fish
and i am damn sure about it

Anonymous said...

the correct answer is "we don't know". There is no hint of a fish other than in the question, so, you can assume the German owns a fish, because he is the only one left after going through all the hints, but the fact is he might own a cow or anything else.

Secret Squïrrel said...

It's actually a yak, not a cow (they do look similar from a distance :-). The German likes to dress it up and put make-up on it. There are some videos somewhere...

Kapil said...

German is the answer

Guy_Who_Solved_it said...

Anonymous, we KNOW the German has the fish because logic states that each nationality keeps one of the animals listed and each nationality cannot keep more than one animal... I am going to bet you didn't solve this puzzle... lol

Beca said...

German. I like fish. It's called sushi.