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Whose Hair Turned White? (Posted on 2013-07-11) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Captain Lafoot spied a merchant ship and prepared to give chase. Again the pirates were interrupted, as a giant octopus rose from the depths and fastened its powerful tentacles on the pirate ship.

Just as the ship was about to be pulled beneath the surface by the octopus, a further menace, the sea serpent, appeared. It attacked the giant octopus, which released the pirate ship, enabling it to flee to safety.

The two monsters were so large and ferocious and the experience so frightening that, of Captain Lafoot and his four mates, the hair on the heads of two of them turned white.

From the statements 1 to 6 that follow, whose hair turned white?
  1. If Will Kiddís hair turned white, then Red Beardís hair turned white.
  2. If Black Jackís hair turned white, then Red Beardís hair did not turn white.
  3. If Long Johnís hair turned white, then Captain Lafootís hair did not turn white.
  4. Will Kiddís hair turned white, if Captain Lafootís hair turned white.
  5. If Red Beardís hair turned white, then Long Johnís hair did not turn white.
  6. If Captain Lafootís hair did not turn white, then Black Jackís hair did not turn white.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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SolutionWhite Herrings (spoiler)Steve Herman2013-07-11 11:52:42
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