Best Answer bushindo, 11 February 2013 - 03:13 AM

Seven International Hostages are lined up in a row .Some are standing or sitting ,facing backward or forward.All were blindfolded with different colored duct tapesand ordered not to move. None has any information about the other hostages.The terrorist leader announced to the nationals before him on the speakers that..they shall all be released if they all can guess their blindfold's color correctlywhich are in the order as ff : Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Violet WhiteChi has 2 hostages facing backward on his right, 3 sitting down on his right.Jap has 2 hostages facing forward on his left, 3 standing up on his leftFra has 1 hostage facing backward on his right, 3 standing up on his left.Rus has 3 hostages facing backward on his left, 2 sitting down on his left.Eng has 2 hostages facing forward on his right, 3 sitting down on his right.Ger has 2 hostages facing forward on his left, 1 standing up on his right.Spa has 2 hostages facing backward on his left, 2 standing up on his leftIn 60 seconds 1 hostage should raise both his tied hands then will be pulledbehind the row and will be shot in the head right on the spot in case he failsto shout the correct color of his blindfold .The other nationals will share thesame fate. If he is right, all the others should not fail or else everyone is goingto die. If none of them will guess in a minute all will remain hostages..Who would first raise his hands?

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