## Self-Referential Aptitude Test

The solution to this puzzle is unique, but you don’t need this information in order to find it.

- The first question whose answer is B is question:

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 5 - The only two consecutive questions with identical answers are questions:(A) 6 and 7

(B) 7 and 8

(C) 8 and 9

(D) 9 and 10

(E) 10 and 11 - The number of questions with the answer E is:

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3

(E) 4 - The number of questions with the answer A is:

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 7

(E) 8 - The answer to this question is the same as the answer to question:

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 5 - The answer to question 17 is:

(A) C

(B) D

(C) E

(D) none of the above

(E) all of the above - Alphabetically, the answer to this question and the answer to the following question are:

(A) 4 apart

(B) 3 apart

(C) 2 apart

(D) 1 apart

(E) the same - The number of questions whose answers are vowels is:

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 7

(E) 8 - The next question with the same answer as this one is question:

(A) 10

(B) 11

(C) 12

(D) 13

(E) 14 - The answer to question 16 is:

(A) D

(B) A

(C) E

(D) B

(E) C - The number of questions preceding this one with the answer B is:

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3

(E) 4 - The number of questions whose answer is a consonant is:

(A) an even number

(B) an odd number

(C) a perfect square

(D) a prime

(E) divisible by 5 - The only odd-numbered problem with answer A is:

(A) 9

(B) 11

(C) 13

(D) 15

(E) 17 - The number of questions with answer D is

(A) 6

(B) 7

(C) 8

(D) 9

(E) 10 - The answer to question 12 is:

(A) A

(B) B

(C) C

(D) D

(E) E - The answer to question 10 is:

(A) D

(B) C

(C) B

(D) A

(E) E - The answer to question 6 is:

(A) C

(B) D

(C) E

(D) none of the above

(E) all of the above - The number of questions with answer A equals the number of questions with answer:

(A) B

(B) C

(C) D

(D) E

(E) none of the above - The answer to this question is:

(A) A

(B) B

(C) C

(D) D

(E) E - Standardized test is to intelligence as barometer is to:

(A) temperature (only)

(B) wind-velocity (only)

(C) latitude (only)

(D) longitude (only)

(E) temperature, wind-velocity, latitude, and longitude

*Remark: The answer to question 20. is (E).*

**SOLUTION**

The answers are:

- D
- A
- D
- B
- E
- D
- D
- E
- D
- A
- B
- A
- D
- B
- A
- D
- B
- A
- B
- E