# Can You Answer 12 Logic Puzzles?

Do you think you have the logic and reasoning skills to correctly answer these 12 logic puzzles? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!

## Question 1/12

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At a recent birthday party there were four mothers and their children. ages 1, 2, 3 and 4. It was Jane's child's birthday party. Brian is not the oldest child. Sarah had Anne just over a year ago. Laura's child will be 3 next birthday. Daniel is older than Charles. Teresa's child is the oldest. Charles is older than Laura's child. Who is Jane's child?
Brian
Daniel
Charles

## Question 2/12

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Five girls took part in a race. Aileen finished before Sarah but behind Clare. Debby finished before Emma but behind Sarah. What was the finishing order?
Claire finished first
Aileen finished first
Sarah finished first

## Question 3/12

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Three friends Pablo, Edvard, and Henri are talking to each other about the art collection of Leonardo. Pablo says: "Leonardo has at least four paintings of Rembrandt." Edvard says: "No, he has less than four paintings of Rembrandt." "According me," says Henri, "Leonardo has at least one Rembrandt." If you know that only one of the three friends is right, how many Rembrandt's does Leonardo possess?
None
One
Two

## Question 4/12

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In your bedroom, you have a drawer with 2 red, 4 yellow, 6 purple, 8 brown, 10 white, 12 green, 14 black, 16 blue, 18 grey, and 20 orange socks. It is dark in your bedroom, so you cannot distinguish between the colors of the socks.How many socks do you need to take out of the drawer to be sure that you have at least three pairs of socks of the same color?
30
47
15

## Question 5/12

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In the middle of a round pool lies a beautiful water lily. The water lily doubles in size every day. After exactly 20 days, the lily will cover the complete pool. After how many days will the water lily cover half of the pool?
17
15
19

## Question 6/12

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Jack and his wife went to a party where four other married couples were present. Every person shook hands with everyone he or she was not acquainted with. When the handshaking was over, Jack asked everyone, including his own wife, how many hands they shook. To his surprise, Jack got nine different answers. How many hands did Jack's wife shake?
4
6
3

## Question 7/12

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At a family party, a grandfather, a grandmother, two fathers, two mothers, four children, three grandchildren, one brother, two sisters, two sons, two daughters, one father-in-law, one mother-in-law, and one daughter-in-law, sit at a table. At least how many people are sitting at the table?
5
7
6

## Question 8/12

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Barbara has boxes in three sizes: large, standard, and small. She puts 11 large boxes on a table. She leaves some of these boxes empty, and in all the other boxes, she puts 8 standard boxes. She leaves some of these standard boxes empty, and in all the other standard boxes, she puts 8 (empty) small boxes. Now, 102 of all the boxes on the table are empty. How many boxes has Barbara used in total?
115
112
200

## Question 9/12

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A boy and a girl are sitting on the porch. "I'm a boy," says the child with black hair. "I'm a girl," says the child with red hair. If at least one of them is lying, who is which?
The black haired child is a girl, and the red haired child is a boy.
The red haired child is a girl and the black haired child is a boy

## Question 10/12

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If you add the age of a man to the age of his wife, the result is 91. He is now twice as old as she was when he was as old as she is now. How old are the man and his wife?
The man is 52 and the wife is 39
The wife is 52 and the man is 39

## Question 11/12

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Mary had a coin purse with fifty coins, totaling exactly \$1.00. Unfortunately, while counting her change, she dropped one coin. What is the probability that it was a penny?
50%
60%
85%

## Question 12/12

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Bill, Ken, and Mark are, not necessarily in this order, a quarterback, a receiver, and a kicker. The kicker, who is the shortest of the three, is a bachelor. Bill, who is Ken's father-in-law, is taller than the receiver. Who is the quarterback?
Mark
Bill
Ken
Based on the results of this quiz, you are logic lucky! We're not saying your illogical, but puzzles such as these seem to make you feel overwhelmed. You got a few questions right, proving that you've got logic in you, but we think luck was definitely on your side in this tricky quiz. When approaching a logic puzzle only focus on pertinent information and don't let irrelevant facts overwhelm or confuse you. With that in mind, you'll be a puzzle master in no time!

## C+, Logic Lucky

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you've got a highly logical mind. You solved most of the logic puzzles in this quiz with ease and skill. The ones you missed were likely obvious to you after the fact, the way logic puzzles so often are. Despite this, we think you are an intelligent and amazing problem solver.

## B+, Logical Mind

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, it is clear that you are truly logic minded! You solved every single puzzle on this quiz correctly. Make no mistake, this quiz was not easy. Many have tried, and many have failed. You showed that with logic, reason, and the ability to detect important information, any problem is solvable.

## A+, Logic Minded

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Right!
1
At a recent birthday party there were four mothers and their children. ages 1, 2, 3 and 4. It was Jane's child's birthday party. Brian is not the oldest child. Sarah had Anne just over a year ago. Laura's child will be 3 next birthday. Daniel is older than Charles. Teresa's child is the oldest. Charles is older than Laura's child. Who is Jane's child?
Brian
Daniel
Charles
2
Five girls took part in a race. Aileen finished before Sarah but behind Clare. Debby finished before Emma but behind Sarah. What was the finishing order?
Claire finished first
Aileen finished first
Sarah finished first
3
Three friends Pablo, Edvard, and Henri are talking to each other about the art collection of Leonardo. Pablo says: "Leonardo has at least four paintings of Rembrandt." Edvard says: "No, he has less than four paintings of Rembrandt." "According me," says Henri, "Leonardo has at least one Rembrandt." If you know that only one of the three friends is right, how many Rembrandt's does Leonardo possess?
None
One
Two
4
In your bedroom, you have a drawer with 2 red, 4 yellow, 6 purple, 8 brown, 10 white, 12 green, 14 black, 16 blue, 18 grey, and 20 orange socks. It is dark in your bedroom, so you cannot distinguish between the colors of the socks.How many socks do you need to take out of the drawer to be sure that you have at least three pairs of socks of the same color?
30
47
15
5
In the middle of a round pool lies a beautiful water lily. The water lily doubles in size every day. After exactly 20 days, the lily will cover the complete pool. After how many days will the water lily cover half of the pool?
17
15
19
6
Jack and his wife went to a party where four other married couples were present. Every person shook hands with everyone he or she was not acquainted with. When the handshaking was over, Jack asked everyone, including his own wife, how many hands they shook. To his surprise, Jack got nine different answers. How many hands did Jack's wife shake?
4
6
3
7
At a family party, a grandfather, a grandmother, two fathers, two mothers, four children, three grandchildren, one brother, two sisters, two sons, two daughters, one father-in-law, one mother-in-law, and one daughter-in-law, sit at a table. At least how many people are sitting at the table?
5
7
6
8
Barbara has boxes in three sizes: large, standard, and small. She puts 11 large boxes on a table. She leaves some of these boxes empty, and in all the other boxes, she puts 8 standard boxes. She leaves some of these standard boxes empty, and in all the other standard boxes, she puts 8 (empty) small boxes. Now, 102 of all the boxes on the table are empty. How many boxes has Barbara used in total?
115
112
200
9
A boy and a girl are sitting on the porch. "I'm a boy," says the child with black hair. "I'm a girl," says the child with red hair. If at least one of them is lying, who is which?
The black haired child is a girl, and the red haired child is a boy.
The red haired child is a girl and the black haired child is a boy
10
If you add the age of a man to the age of his wife, the result is 91. He is now twice as old as she was when he was as old as she is now. How old are the man and his wife?
The man is 52 and the wife is 39
The wife is 52 and the man is 39
11
Mary had a coin purse with fifty coins, totaling exactly \$1.00. Unfortunately, while counting her change, she dropped one coin. What is the probability that it was a penny?
50%
60%
85%
12
Bill, Ken, and Mark are, not necessarily in this order, a quarterback, a receiver, and a kicker. The kicker, who is the shortest of the three, is a bachelor. Bill, who is Ken's father-in-law, is taller than the receiver. Who is the quarterback?
Mark
Bill
Ken