Curso First Certificate Exam



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Logic problems (I)


The object of this activity is to give you a real-life task to do to demonstrate your understanding of the reading text. You have to attempt to solve some puzzles on the basis of evidence you have just read. Do not worry so much if you cannot arrive at the correct solution without any help: these logic problems only seem simple when you have been told the answer!!

ACTIVITY 310: Now, read very carefully these 10 problems in logical thinking and try to solve them. Then check your answers on an individual basis.


If today is Monday, what is the day after the day before the day before tomorrow?





Mary promised Kay today that she would tell Kay a big secret on the day before four days from the day after tomorrow. If today is Saturday the 12th, on what day and date will Mary tell Kay her big secret?





An adult and a child are walking down the street. The child is the adult's son, but the adult is not the child's father. How is this possible?





What's in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years, or days?





A prisoner is told "If you tell a lie we will hang you; if you tell the truth we will shoot you." What can he say to save himself?





Looking at a picture a man says, "Brothers and sisters I have none, but that man's father is my father's son." Whose picture is it?





In the United States is it legal for a man to marry his widow's sister?





From what singular noun can you remove an S and make it a plural noun?





There are three errers in the statement of this problem. You must detect all of them to recieve full credit.





A woman with no driver's license goes the wrong way on a one-way street and turns left at a corner with a no left turn sign. A policeman sees her but does nothing. Why?




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