## Wednesday, December 12, 2007

### Logic Quiz A-3

There are five houses in a row. In each house lives a person with a different occupation, drinks a different beverage, plays a different sport and keeps a different pet.

1. The doctor plays chess.
2. The person who drinks beer lives to the left of the lawyer.
3. Albert lives to the left of the person who plays tennis.
4. Robert lives to the left of the person who drinks milk.
5. The doctor drinks beer.
6. The person who drinks tea lives in the last house.
7. The person who plays bowling drinks water.
8. The teacher lives in the second house.
9. John lives in the second house.
11. Susan keeps fish.
12. The person who keeps birds lives next to the person who plays golf.
13. The accountant lives to the left of the doctor.
14. The salesman lives to the left of the person who keeps cats.
15. The person who keeps hamsters lives to the left of the person who keeps dogs.

Question: Who drinks coffee

albert said...

Hi Mr Tan , the Answer is Mary. Is she the accountant and she plays badminton? She keeps Hamsters too..?

Rgds
Albert

albert said...

by the way i took 56mins...

rgds
Albert

Anonymous said...

mary drinks coffee 20min

Anonymous said...

I took 10 min using Excel.
Use 5 x 5 matrix fix teacher, John, tea.
Then do a pattern of the matrix using the other conditions. It will be like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Put the biggest piece in the matrix. Then the rest will be obvious.
Once you know the method, it is not so fun anymore.

Eveline said...

Mary - 14:23 :)

Eve said...

Mary, the Accountant, who keeps hamsters and plays badminton, drinks coffee.

Judhi said...

Solved in 26 minutes with the help of colorized Excel spreadsheet. Cells with same color/background indicate relationship. Text in bold indicates affirmative facts that make them unmovable.

Judhi said...

BTW, here's how I solve it (with screenshot):

http://judhi-prasetyo.blogspot.com/2007/12/solving-quiz.html

Tan Kin Lian said...

Judhi