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Ask the previous owner.

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> From: 	lsmith(--nospam--at)ursgreiner.com[SMTP:lsmith(--nospam--at)ursgreiner.com]
> Sent: 	Friday, April 24, 1998 5:26 AM
> To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: 	Brainteaser
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> OK, this has nothing to do with engineering, but you do need to think
> to
> figure it out, so, I believe we all qualify.  According to a friend of
> mine, this was a question from a MENSA test:
> 
> There is a switchplate with three (3) switches in the basement of a
> house.
> Up the stairs in a room on the ground floor is a light bulb.  The new
> owner
> of the house knows that the light bulb is controlled by one of the
> three
> switches and is in the basement.  With only one trip up the stairs,
> how can
> the new owner determine which switch controls the light bulb?
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