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December 17, 2011

Tweleve statements Puzzle


Which of the statements in the box are true?



16 comments:

ivanatora said...

Okay, this one is hard to unravel...

Ennoed said...

# 11 is grammatically incorrect. The subject (1 statement (of many)) is singular and should therefore be accompanied by a singular verb.

Secret Squïrrel said...

It is internally consistent if statements 1 and 5 are true. All other statements except #8 are false. Statement 8 is indeterminate but the puzzle does not prohibit this.

dileep_ratna said...

1,3,4,6,7,9 are true.
2,5,8,10,11,12 are false.
yeeeeeeeee

Anonymous said...

1,2,3,6,9,11 T is another possible solution. There is no right answer. Just many logically inconsistent ones.

biped said...

1,2,3,6,9,11 is not a possible solution since there is a contradiction: 2 is true but out of the last three statements, only two are true.

Anonymous said...

1,3,4,6,7,9 cannot all be true - 9 says that Exactly 3 of the first 6 statements are true, so 1,3,4, and 6 cannot all be true.

સુરેશ said...

1st statement is true

Anonymous said...

1, 5, 6, 9, 11?

Anonymous said...

Only the first statement is true.

Anonymous said...

I'm pretty sure it's 1, 5, 6, 9 and 11 that are true.

Darby McDermott said...

So 1 is correct, 2 is false, 4 is false, 7 is false, 8 is false, 11 is true, 3 and 6 have to be false because they are dependent upon the other and don't work together. 5 is correct, 9 is false, 10 and 12 are false, but 11 is correct.

smurfix said...

@darby: That's inconsistent. If 11 is true then 7,8,9 can't be all false.

beteljuice said...

1 3 4 6 7 11 are all true

Anonymous said...

I got 1, 5, 6, 9, and 11 as true also.

HK said...

1,3,4,6,7,11 are the only correct statements. :crosschecked.