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Sahir Shibley
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Only one of the five choices for each question can be true.

1. The first question whose answer is A is question
(A) 4
(B) 3
(C) 2
(D) 1
(E) none of the above
2. Identical answers have questions.
(A) 3 and 4
(B) 4 and 5
(C) 5 and 6
(D) 6 and 7
(E) 7 and 8
3. The next question with answer A is question
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
(E) 8
4. The first even numbered question with answer B is question
(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8
(E) 10
5. The only odd numbered question with answ er C is question
(A) 1
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 7
(E) 9
6. A question with answer D
(A) comes before this one, but not after
(B) comes after this one, but not before
(C) comes before and after this one
(D) does not occur at all
(E) none of the above
7. The last question whose answer is E is question
(A) 5
(B) 6
(C) 7
(D) 8
(E) 9
8. The number of questions whose answers are consonants is
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 5
(D) 4
(E) 3

9. The number of questions whose answers are vowels is
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 3
(E) 4

10. The answer to this question is
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E

This should be easy for an experienced human puzzle solver.
The true challenge is to solve this in code.
If you can automate this you are really good and will be
Only one of the five choices for each question can be true.

1. The first question whose answer is A is question
(A) 4
(B) 3
(C) 2
(D) 1
(E) none of the above
2. Identical answers have questions.
(A) 3 and 4
(B) 4 and 5
(C) 5 and 6
(D) 6 and 7
(E) 7 and 8
3. The next question with answer A is question
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
(E) 8
4. The first even numbered question with answer B is question
(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8
(E) 10
5. The only odd numbered question with answ er C is question
(A) 1
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 7
(E) 9
6. A question with answer D
(A) comes before this one, but not after
(B) comes after this one, but not before
(C) comes before and after this one
(D) does not occur at all
(E) none of the above
7. The last question whose answer is E is question
(A) 5
(B) 6
(C) 7
(D) 8
(E) 9
8. The number of questions whose answers are consonants is
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 5
(D) 4
(E) 3

9. The number of questions whose answers are vowels is
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 3
(E) 4

10. The answer to this question is
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E

This should be easy for an experienced human puzzle solver.
The true challenge is to automate this.
Cracking this in code will help you to overcome your fear of redundancy audits.
 
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1 - D
2 - E
3 - B
4 - E
5 - B
6 - A
7 - B
8 - B
9 - A
10 - C
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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And if you wanted it automated:

[ March 05, 2002: Message edited by: Dirk Schreckmann ]
 
Paresh Patel
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Here's my take:
01-c
02-a
03-b
04-b
05-a
06-b
07-e
08-b
09-e
10-d
am i right or erm am i right?
 
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