 The solution to the following puzzle is unique In some cases the knowledge that the solution is unique may actually give you a short-cut to finding the answer to a particular question, but it's possible to find the unique solution even without making use of the fact that the solution is unique.

I should mention that if you don't agree with me about the answer to #20, you will get a different solution to the puzzle than the one I had in mind.
But I should also mention that if you don't agree with me about the Answer to #20, you are just plain wrong.  :-)

You may now begin work.
• 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
(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

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The answer is : DAD BEDDED A BAD BAD BABE : (the author was apparently quite a fan of the movie 'FATAL ATTRACTION')  No.12, Leith castle Middle street, Santhome, Chennai - 600 028, Tamil nadu, India. (044) 24952002, 24950044 vncnrajesh@hotmail.com