Logic Problem

There are five houses in a row, each of a different color, and inhabited by 5 people of different nationalities, with different pets, favorite drinks, and favorite sports. Use the clues below to determine who owns the monkey and who drinks water.

  1. The Englishman lives in the red house.
  2. The Spaniard owns the dog.
  3. Coffee is drunk in the green house.
  4. The Russian drinks tea.
  5. The green house is immediately to the right of the white house.
  6. The hockey player owns hamsters.
  7. The football player lives in the yellow house.
  8. Milk is drunk in the middle house.
  9. The American lives in the first house on the left.
  10. The table tennis player lives in the house next to the man with the fox.
  11. The football player lives next to the house where the horse is kept.
  12. The basketball player drinks orange juice.
  13. The Japanese likes baseball.
  14. The American lives next to the blue house.

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NOTE: The Notable Neighbors Logic Problem, as it appears above, is a WTP-modified version of a classic logic puzzle which I remember from junior high days. I have no idea of the original creator of the puzzle.

This is the February 1997 Logic Problem of the Month for the Logic Problems Page.
This problem has had visitors since 12/17/97.

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