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Cake-Bake Contest (Posted on 2003-11-26) Difficulty: 3 of 5
For this logic puzzle you have to determine the surnames of four people, their position in a cake-bake competition and what cake they baked.

The first names are: James, Ben, Vicky and Nigel
The surnames are: Jones, Stevens, Andrews and Best
Positions are: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Cakes baked are: Chocolate cake, Cheese cake, Fruit cake and Sponge cake.

Clues:
1. James Best beat Vicky by two places.
2. Bens' fruit cake beat Mrs. Stevens' son, who came in 3rd.
3. The sponge cake, despite being a bit bland, got in the top three.
4. The judges obviously had a sweet tooth, as the Chocolate cake came in 2nd place.
5. Jones's mother cried as she watched her son take 1st prize.

What are the full names of the top four, what position did they come and what cake did they bake?

See The Solution Submitted by Lewis    
Rating: 2.7857 (14 votes)

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Solution Problem Solution Comment 19 of 19 |

Full Names.............Cake Type..........Order Of Arrival
Vicky Andrews.......Cheese Cake..... ....Fourth
James Best............Chocolate Cake......Second
Ben Jones..............Fruit Cake..............First
Nigel Stevens........ Sponge Cake......... Third

Edited on May 6, 2007, 1:22 pm
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-05-06 13:21:34

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