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Can You Solve The City Of Lies And Truth Logic Puzzle?

The City of Lies and the City of Truth logic puzzle is a quick little riddle that requires no math. We found this puzzle on Mathisfun.com. Give it a shot before looking at the solution! Scroll down to read the puzzle, and keep scrolling to get to the answer. Good luck!

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Here's The Puzzle

You're at an intersection. One way is the City of Lies, and the other way is the City of Truth. City of Lies citizens always lie and City of Truth citizens always tell the truth. A citizen of one of the cities is at the intersection. What is a question could you ask to them to find the way to the City of Truth? Scroll down to read the answer.

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Here's The Solution

You can ask "In which of these two directions do you live?" No matter which city the person is from, they will point toward the City of Truth. This is because a citizen of the City of Lies will lie and point to the City of Truth, and a citizen of the City of Truth will truthfully point to the City of Truth. Did you solve it, or did you find another solution?

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Curiosity Staff
April 21, 2017