Puzzles & Quizzes

Can You Solve the Secret Word Logic Puzzle?

Are you logical? Maybe that's a trick question because we're talking about deceptively difficult logic puzzles. This problem presented by Presh Talwalkar of the MindYourDecisions YouTube channel will test your thinking skills.

Here's the Puzzle

The following words are written on a chalkboard: cat, dog, has, max, dim, tag. Albert, Bernard, and Cheryl each have a strip of paper. Each strip has a different letter from the secret word, which is one of the words on the board. First, Albert says, "I know the secret word." Then Bernard says, "Now I know the secret word." Finally, Cheryl says, "Now I know the secret word." All three people are perfect logicians. Which one is the secret word? Scroll down to get the answer, or watch the video below to see how this is solved.

Can You Solve the Secret Word Logic Puzzle?

Here's the Answer

The secret word can either be cat or dog. The answer in the video excludes the word cat, but it is true that the answer of this puzzle is indistinguishable with the given information. To find out how this logic puzzle was solved, watch the video above.

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Written by Joanie Faletto March 6, 2017

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