Somewhere — find out where !!

You have been left in the middle of an island on which there are two villages. In village A, all of the residents, no matter where they are, always tell the truth. In village B, all of the residents, no matter where they are, always tell lies. After walking a few miles from the middle of the island, you find yourself in a village square where there is a resident of one of the villages sitting on some stone steps. What one question would you ask the resident so that you would know which of  the two villages you were in?

PS: Of course, there is no GPS device with you! Or if you have, there is no connectivity!

Have fun!

Nalin Pithwa.

2 Comments

  1. Anubhav Clancy Singh
    Posted May 31, 2017 at 1:57 pm | Permalink | Reply

    “How do I get to the other village?”
    There might be a few shortcomings to this though. For example, if he was a liar, he might guide you off a cliff or into a lion’s lair. But well, for all it’s worth, at least you know if he’s lying or not.

    • Posted May 31, 2017 at 3:29 pm | Permalink | Reply

      Really good observations. I will get back to you soon.

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