See If You Can Piece Together This SOTU LSAT Logic Game

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    Today is National Puzzle Day! So the LSAT blog is giving you the chance to celebrate in the true spirit of this nerdy day. That’s right: we’ve got an original LSAT Logic Game for you to piece together.

    If you’re nursing a hangover from last night’s State of the Union drinking game (I did a shot every time Obama said “wage”), give yourself three bonus points. Here we go:

    Nine bills, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I, were negotiated during a secret meeting of congressional leaders. The following details about the negotiations have been leaked:

    Bill A must pass for bill I to pass
    Both bill C and bill D will not pass
    Both bill A and bill B will not pass
    Bill B or else bill C will pass
    If bill H passes, then bill G will not
    Bill D needs to pass for bill E to pass
    Bill H needs to pass for bill I to pass
    If bill G doesn’t pass and bill F doesn’t pass, then bill E will pass

    1. Which one of the following is a complete and accurate list of bills that can be passed into law together?

    A. B D E H I
    B. A B D E
    C. D E H
    D. C G
    E. A C

    2. Which one of the following pairs of bills cannot be passed into law together?

    A. H and B
    B. E and F
    C. A and I
    D. C and F
    E. E and I

    3. How many other bills must be passed if bill E is passed into law?

    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5

    4. If bill I passes, then how many of the nine bills cannot be passed into law?

    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4
    E. 5

    5. If bill H is passed, and bill F is not passed, then which one of the following is a full and accurate list of the other bills that cannot pass?

    A. A B C G
    B. A B G I
    C. F A C H I
    D. A C G I
    E. G C A

    6. If bills B and F are each not passed, then which one of the following bills must be passed into law?

    A. A
    B. D
    C. E
    D. G
    E. H

    (Answer key: 1 – D; 2 – E; 3 – B; 4 – D; 5 – D; 6 – D)

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