1. There are 5 houses in 5 different colours. In each house lives a
person with a different nationality.

2. The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand
of cigar, and keep a certain pet.

3. No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar or drink
the same beverage.

The question is "Who owns the fish?"

Facts:

The Brit lives in the red house
The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
The Dane drinks tea.
The green house is on the left of the white house.
The green house's owner drinks coffee.
The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
The man living in the center house drinks milk.
The Norwegian lives in the first house.
The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
The man who keeps the horse lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.
The owner who smokes Bluemasters drinks beer.
The German smokes Prince.
The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
The man who smokes Blends has a neighbor who drinks water.

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Last Post by YoungCoder

Hello,

I think the German in the Green House has the fish.

Christian

So far all i can work out is the order of houses is:

Yellow, blue, red, green, white

Yellow: Norweigian, smokes Dunhill
Blue: owns the horse
Red: Drinks milk, is a Brit
Green: Drinks coffee
White:

I figured this out a couple of months ago (saw it on another site, it's called Einstein's Riddle). It took about 40 minutes, but here are the results, complete:

Yellow: Norweigian, drinks water, owns the cat, smokes Dunhill
Blue: Dane, drinks tea, owns the horse, smokes Blends
Red: Brit, drinks milk, owns the bird, smokes Pall Mall
Green: German, drinks coffee, owns the fish, smokes Prince
White: Swede, drinks beer, owns the dog, smokes Bluemasters

Hi,

I figured it out by doing a lot of mapping. Drawing figures, and palcing things in. Where I was unsure, I drew circles around the placed data, and moved things around a little bit. As I elimited the circles, I was able to re-draw the diagram with known values. Just worked it to solve the missing animal.

Was a fun project.

Christian

Hi,

I figured it out by doing a lot of mapping. Drawing figures, and palcing things in. Where I was unsure, I drew circles around the placed data, and moved things around a little bit. As I elimited the circles, I was able to re-draw the diagram with known values. Just worked it to solve the missing animal.

Was a fun project.

Christian

I drew a diagram too :) I used 5 squares and as i worked out the order of them i was able to color them in and then write the diffrent information inside each one :surprised

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