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A Democrat and a Republican

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#119
Fun:*** (2.51)
Difficulty:** (1.6)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:silvermoonisis

 

 

 



A Democrat and a Republican are being interviewed.

"I am a Republican", says the man.

"I am a Democrat", says the woman. Assume that at least one of them is lying. Which one is it?


Answer

Both of them are liars! If the woman was lying, then there would be two Republicans. If the man was lying, there would be two Democrats. We are told that one is a Democrat and one a Republican and that at least one of them is lying. Therefore, both are lying.
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