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• 1. PUZZLES for LUDOLOGY CLASS
• 2. Puzzle 1
• There is a horse. A says, “It is not black&quot;. B says, &quot;It is either brown, or gray&quot;. Charlie says &quot;I know it is brown&quot;. At least one is right and at least one is wrong. What is the color of the horse if the color is one of the above?
• 3. Solution to Puzzle 1
• Gray, B’s statement is the only statement that meets the requirements.
• 4.
• 5. Puzzle 2
• There are two towns, A and B.
• A guard sits on the bridge between A and B (the only connection point)
• It takes 10 minutes to cross the bridge, but the guard sleeps in 5 minute intervals.
• You try to cross, but halfway over he wakes, and yells: “Where are you going?”. You say: “I’m from town A, can I get to town B?” but he refuses.
• How can you cross?
• 6. Solution to Puzzle 2
• Lie: Say I’m from town B, can I get to town A. He will send you to town A.
• 7. Puzzle 3
• In a race, if you overtake the second position driver before the race is over, where will you place?
• 8. Solution to Puzzle 3
• Second
• 9. Puzzle 4
• Mr Red, Mr Blue and Mr White meet up, all wearing ties that are red, blue and white.
• Mr Red says: “We’re all wearing ties that do not correspond with our names!”
• The person wearing the blue tie says: You’re right!
• Who is wearing what colour tie?
• 10.
• 11. Solution to Puzzle 4
• Mr Red: White Tie
• Mr Blue: Red Tie
• Mr White: Blue Tie
• Since Mr Red is not the one with the blue tie.
• 12. Puzzle 5
• Move two matches to create 7 squares
• 13. Solution to Puzzle 5
• 14. Puzzle 6
• Draw this shape without lifting your pencil off the page.
• 15. Puzzle 7
• Move one matchstick so the donkey faces a different direction.
• 16. Solution to Puzzle 1
• Move so donkey faces this way
• 17. Puzzle 8
• You have a 5 gallon jug and a 3 gallon jug. How do you get four gallons of water using these jugs?
• 18. Solution to Puzzle 8
• Fill the 5 gallon jug and pour it into the 3 gallon jug
• Now there are 2 gallons remaining in the 5 gallon jug
• Pour out the 3 gallon jug and fill it with the 2 gallons in the 5 gallon jug.
• Refill the 5 gallon jug.
• Use the 5 gallon jug to fill the 3 gallon jug (which already has 2 gallons in it) to the brim. Now there are 4 gallons of water in the 5 gallon jug.
• 19. Puzzle 9
• There is a barn facing NorthEast. The wind is blowing from the SouthWest and West. A cock is standing on top of the barn. If it lays an egg, which side of the barn will it roll down?
• 20. Solution to Puzzle 9
• Cock(erel)s don’t lay eggs.
• 21. Puzzle 10
• You have two candles. Both take exactly an hour to burn. HOWEVER they do not burn at a consistent rate, (i.e. a candle could burn halfway through in 5 minutes and take 55 minutes to burn out.)
• How do you use these two candles to measure 45 minutes exactly?
• 22. Solution to Puzzle 10
• Light both ends of candle A and one end of candle B. It will take half an hour for candle A to burn up.
• Immediately as candle A burns out, light the other end of candle B. This will now last 15 minutes.
• 30+15 = 45 minutes.