Who Broke The Pot?
Three friends Jim, Sam and Tom were playing in the garden and one of them broke a pot. While enquiring about it the three friends answered as follows:
Jim: I haven’t broken the pot.
Sam: I haven’t broken the pot.
Tom: Sam has broken the pot.
If only one of them is speaking the truth, then who broke the pot?
Answer: Jim broke the post.
Let us assume Sam is the guilty one.
In this case both Jim and Tom are speaking the truth, which is not possible.
Let us assume Tom is the guilty one.
In this case both Jim and Sam are speaking the truth, which is also not possible.
Let us assume Jim is the guilty one.
In this case only Sam is speaking the truth.
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