# Suppose you are travelling in a train. There are only 4 other people in your berth. Who actually stole your wallet?

1,782 views

Suppose you are travelling in a train. There are only 4 other people in your berth. They are named 1, 2, 3 and 4 . Your wallet is stolen. Assume that the wallet was stolen by one of these 4 people and that only 3 of them lie.

Here are their statements:
1: 2 stole the wallet.
2: 3 didn't steal.
3: I didn't steal.
4: 3 stole your wallet.

Who actually stole your wallet?

posted Jul 15, 2015

+1 vote

If only 1 speaks the truth: nr. 3 did it

answer Jul 16, 2015 by

4 stole the wallet because he/her mention "your wallet" since you never let them know it was yours.

answer Feb 17, 2016 by anonymous

Similar Puzzles

There is only one correct way to arrange twelve people into two rows using the following rules:
Six people A,B,C,D,E and F are sitting in row-1 facing North, and six people P,Q,R,S,T and U are sitting in row-2 facing South, but not necessarily in this order.

Row-2 is above row-1, so every person from one row faces a different person from the other row.

The following information is known about them.

1) B is to the immediate left of C, who does not face Q. Q is third to the left of R.
2) Neither Q nor C sit at the ends. B is to the right of F and D.
3) D faces the person who is third to the right of T, who faces E.
4) P sits second to the left of the person who faces A.
5) S is not an immediate neighbor of P.

There are two people, A and B, each of whom is either a knight or a knave.
A says, "At least one of us is a knave."
What are A and B?

Details and Assumptions:
A knight always tells the truth.
A knave always lies.

There were 11 apples.

There are four people, Andy, Bob, Chris, and Don who ate the 11 apples.

Andy, Bob, Chris, and Don each ate at least 1 apple, and all of them know this.

Andy says, “Bob, did you eat more than I did?”
Bob replies, “I don’t know. Chris, did you eat more than I did?”
Chris replies, “I don’t know”

After hearing this conversation, Don was able to figure out exactly how many each person ate.

How many apples did each person eat?

There are 3 boxes, exactly one of which has a car. You can keep the car if you pick the correct box!

On each box there is a statement, exactly one of which is true.

Box 1: The car is in this box.
Box 2: The car is not in this box.
Box 3: The car is not in box 1.

Which box has the car?