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Einstein's Riddle

1. In a street there are five houses, painted five different colours. 
2. In each house lives a person of different nationality. 
3. These five homeowners each drink a different kind of beverage, smoke different brand of cigar and keep a different pet. 

1. The British lives in a red house. 
2. The Swedish keeps dogs as pets. 
3. The Danish drinks tea. 
4. The green house is next to, and on the left of the white house. 
5. The owner of the green house drinks coffee. 
6. The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds. 
7. The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill. 
8. The man living in the centre house drinks milk. 
9. The Norwegian lives in the first house. 
10. The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats. 
11. The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill. 
12. The man who smokes Blue Master drinks beer. 
13. The German smokes Prince. 
14. The Norwegian lives next to the blue house. 
15. The man who smokes Blends has a neighbour who drinks water.




Einstein wrote this riddle in the 20th century. He said that 98% of the world population would not be able to solve it.

Either you get to the answer or not, you may look at the following suggestion of solving method.




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