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Quiz Score Settlement (Posted on 2014-05-13) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of the four students Andy, Bert, Carl and Danny appeared in a quiz. The following are four statements made by them on their scores in the exam.

Andy: Bert has scored more than me.
Bert: I have scored less than Danny.
Carl: Andy is telling the truth and Danny has scored less than Carl.
Danny: Both Andy and Bert are telling lies.

If precisely one of the friends is the knight who always speak the truth and the remaining three are liars who always speak falsely, then what is Carl’s score placed?
Is it highest, or 2nd highest, or 3rd highest or the lowest? Give reasons for your answer.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
Rating: 1.0000 (2 votes)

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Some Thoughts re(2): ....HOWEVER Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to re: ....HOWEVER by tomarken)

Yes, but....

" I tried the "reverse engineering" leading to possible solution."..

provided there is  a  built-in assumption  that the narative enables placing Carl's results where they belong.

So iff we believe this can be achieved (actually the full sequence is found) than Danny is knighted.

Otherwise  - there is no solution.

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-05-14 03:07:08
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