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There is a row of five different color houses. Each house is occupied by a man of different nationality. Each man has a different pet, prefers a different drink, and smokes different brand of cigarettes.

1.The Brit lives in the Red house.

2.The Swede keeps dogs as pets.

3.The Dane drinks tea.

4.The Green house is next to the White house, on the left.

5.The owner of the Green house drinks coffee.

6.The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.

7.The owner of the Yellow house smokes Dunhill.

8.The man living in the center house drinks milk.

9.The Norwegian lives in the first house.

10.The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.

11.The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.

12.The man who smokes Blue Master drinks beer.

13.The German smokes Prince.

14.The Norwegian lives next to the Blue house.

15.The man who smokes Blends has a neighbor who drinks water.

Who has fish at home?

October Solution

1. Johnny.

2. Meat.

3. Mt. Everest. It just wasn’t discovered yet.

4. There is no dirt in a hole.

5. Incorrectly (except when it is spelled incorrecktly).

6. Billie lives in the southern hemisphere.

7. You can’t take a picture with a wooden leg. You need a camera (or iPad or cell phone) to take a picture.

8. You would be in 2nd place. You passed the person in second place, not first.

9. Neither. Egg yolks are yellow.

10. One. If he combines all his haystacks, they all become one big stack.

Correct Answers Submitted From:

Michael Douglas, PE, NHDOT


Eric Kizak, PE, SFC Engineering Partnership, Inc.

William Lambert, PE, NHDOT

Evan C. Lowell, PE, TranSystems

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Correct responses will be recognized in the future issues of the New Hampshire Civil Engineer.