Einstein's Riddle

Steve Graham js.graham at home.com
Mon Mar 19 13:04:07 CET 2001


A variety of answers has been posted at
http://members.home.net/js.graham/einstein/index.html.

Steve Graham

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"Steve Graham" <js.graham at home.com> wrote in message
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> Who would be interested in using his/her brain (and his computer) to solve
> the following?
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> Steve Graham
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> Einstein's Riddle
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> Albert Einstein wrote this riddle this century [ed. 20th century].  He
said
> 98% of the world could not solve it.
>
> There are 5 houses in 5 different colors.  In each house lives a person
with
> a different nationality.  The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage,
> smoke a certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet.  No owners
> have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar or drink the same
beverage.
>
> The question is: "Who owns the fish?"
>
> Hints:
>
> The Brit lives in the red house.
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> The Sweed keeps dogs as pets.
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> The Dane drinks tea.
>
> The green house is on the left of the white house.
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> The green house's owner drinks coffee.
>
> The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
>
> The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
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> The man living in the center house drinks milk.
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> The Norwegian lives in the first house.
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> The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
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> 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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