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BRAIN TEASER - ISLANDFRUITS

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The four islands in the Tropicana group each produce a different type of fruit. Can you match each island name with the type of fruit produced, the island population (293, 305, 328, 402) and its location (A-D) in the chain? 1. The Kolahani islanders in habit the island west of but no immediately next to Holahu island. Holahu doesn’t produce bananas or pineapples and has a higher population than Wahani island. 2. Molaku island isn’t the one with a population of 293, nor is it the one immediately next to the island with a population of 293. 3. The islanders who grow bananas inhabit the island east of but no immediately next to the island of Kolahani. 4. The island at location D isn’t the one with the highest population. 5. Molaku island (which isn’t the one at location B) is the next island due west of the one where papaya fruit is grown. 6. The islanders who grow coconuts don’t inhabit the island immediately next to the one where bananas are grown.

Island Name

Fruit

Population

Location (A-D)

B

328 293 402 305

Coconuts Bananas Pineapples

Kolahani Molaku Wahani

D A C

Papaya

Holahu

Location (A-D)

Population

Fruit

Island Name

SOLUTION:

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