Einstein's Riddle Quiz Puzzle

This is a very famous puzzle, allegedly invented by Albert Einstein as a boy, and reputedly the hardest puzzle in the world. It is said only 2% of people can solve it. There is no trickery involved, all that is required is appliance of logic to build up the complete picture from the supplied information, which then answers the puzzle.

There are five houses painted different colours, and a person of different nationality lives in each house. The five owners each drink a different beverage, play a different sport and own a different pet.

  1. The Briton lives in the red house
  2. The Swede keeps a dog
  3. The Dane drinks tea
  4. The green house is on the left of the white house
  5. The green house's owner drinks coffee
  6. The footballer owns a bird
  7. The yellow house's owner plays baseball
  8. The person in the middle house drinks milk
  9. The Norwegian lives in the first house
  10. The volleyball player lives next to the cat owner
  11. The horse owner lives next to the baseball player
  12. The tennis player drinks beer
  13. The German plays hockey
  14. The Norwegian lives next to the blue house
  15. The volleyball player's neighbour drinks water

Who owns the fish?

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