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Monday, January 14, 2008

The Joker

Four playing cards, one of each suit, and one each of Jack, Queen, King, and Ace are laid out in a row.

  1. The Heart isn't next to the Club.
  2. No card is next to its immediate senior in rank.
  3. The colors of the suits alternate.
  4. The King and Queen face in opposite directions.
  5. The Jack of Diamonds is not in the row.

What are the four cards?

3 comments:

The Swede said...

I belive it has to be: Queen of Hearts, Ace of Diamond, Jack of Clubs and King of Spades.

Cory said...

I don't know what kind of deck you're using, but in a standard Bicycle deck, only the spade (King and Queen) faces in a different direction from the others, so this answer isn't valid.

Danielle Wallack said...

I second what Cory said, ina deck of standard cards the king and queen of spades face opposite the other cards. The answer is incorrect