Puzzles & Quizzes

Can You Solve the Married Person Logic Puzzle?

Can you solve the married person logic puzzle? It's been said that 80 percent of people get this wrong. That may be because, at first glance, the problem appears to not have enough information to solve. But does it? Try it and see.

Here's the Puzzle

Jack is looking at Anne, but Anne is looking at George. Jack is married, but George is not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person? Your choices are yes, no, or cannot be determined. Think about it, then watch the video below or scroll down for the answer!

Here's the Answer

It may seem like you don't have enough information to answer the question, but in fact, you don't need to know the marital status of all three people or who all three people are looking at to solve this puzzle. If Jack, who is married, is looking at Anne, and Anne is unmarried, then the answer is yes. If Anne is married, then Jack isn't looking at an unmarried person — but in that case, married Anne would be looking at unmarried George, so a married person would still be looking at an unmarried person, and the answer would still be yes. Did you solve it?

Written by Curiosity Staff April 13, 2016

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