High school play

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Here is an example of an easy to solve logic puzzle.


Four friends (named Chris, Harry, Katie, and Sam) tried out for a 4 person play, and each got a part (the available parts were King, Queen, Peasant, and Tree). From the information below, determine which part each friend received.

  • The director thought it was important for the King to be played by a boy and the Queen to be played by a girl.
  • Chris was disappointed to not be playing royalty.
  • Katie was happy that her boyfriend Sam would not play the Peasant.
  • Harry's sister was cast as the Tree.
Make a table with rows for the people and columns for th parts. Check off combinations you know are correct, and mark those you know are impossible.

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