The Sherlock Holmes Problem Solving Challenge - Week 3

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 6:25pm

Interest in hot-air balloons had really started to take off, and Sherlock was at the park to watch a hot-air balloon race, among a crowd containing hundreds of well-dressed Victorian gentlemen and ladies. There were five balloons in the race, each sporting a different symbol. They were a dragon, a shield, a rose, a saltire and a lion. From the information given below, can you deduce the finishing position from the first to fifth place of each of the balloons?

  1. The dragon balloon didn’t win, and the lion balloon didn’t finish last.
  2. The balloon sporting a rose beat the balloon featuring the saltire
  3. The balloon with the shield wasn’t last but did finish behind the lion balloon.
  4. The balloon with the saltire beat the balloon sporting the lion.

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