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Take the Logic Games Challenge!  Manhattan LSAT posted Logic Games Challenge #29 and they invite our listeners to join in the chance to Win \$200 off any LSAT Course or any Manhattan LSAT Strategy Guide (your choice!).  The latest challenge The Reindeer Game.

North Pole Productions is arranging a sled pull and must arrange six reindeer – Prancer, Rudolf, Sam, Tony, Vixen and Yeller – into three rows, numbered 1 – 3 from front to back. Each row has exactly two positions – one on the left side and one on the right – which are adjacent to one another. The arrangement must adhere to the following conditions:

• If Rudolf is in the second row, Vixen must be on the left side.
• If Sam is in the first row, Yeller must be in the second.
• If Yeller is not in the third row, Sam cannot be in the second one.
• Vixen and Sam cannot be in the same row.
• Tony must be placed one row behind Sam and on the same side.
1. Which of the following is a possible arrangement of reindeer, in order from left to right?

(A) Row 1: Rudolf, Prancer
Row 2: Sam, Yeller
Row 3: Tony, Vixen
(B) Row 1: Vixen, Rudolf
Row 2: Sam, Prancer
Row 3: Tony, Yeller
(C) Row 1: Vixen, Prancer
Row 2: Rudolf, Sam
Row 3: Tony, Yeller
(D) Row 1: Sam, Vixen
Row 2: Tony, Yeller
Row 3: Rudolf, Prancer
(E) Row 1: Rudolf, Prancer
Row 2: Sam, Yeller
Row 3: Tony, Vixen

2. Which of the following is a possible list of the reindeer on the right side, in order from the first row to the third?

(A) Vixen, Yeller, Rudolf
(B) Sam, Prancer, Tony
(C) Rudolf, Vixen, Yeller
(D) Rudolf, Sam, Tony
(E) Sam, Yeller, Rudolf

3. Which of the following could be true?

(A) Prancer is in the third row.
(B) Vixen is in the second row.
(C) Prancer and Rudolf are in the same row.
(D) Sam is in the third row.
(E) Sam and Yeller are in the same row.

4. If both Vixen and Rudolf are on the right side, which of the following is a complete and accurate list of those to whom Prancer cannot be adjacent?

(A) Rudolf, Sam
(B) Rudolf, Tony, Yeller
(C) Rudolf, Sam, Tony, Yeller
(D) Rudolf, Sam, Yeller
(E) Rudolf, Tony, Vixen

5. Each of the following could be true EXCEPT:

(A) Vixen is directly in front of Sam.
(B) Vixen is directly in front of Prancer.
(C) Vixen is directly behind Tony.
(D) Vixen is directly behind Yeller.
(E) Vixen is directly behind Rudolf.

6. If Vixen is on the left side of the first row, how many possible different positions are possible for Rudolf?

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

7. Which of the following determines the row and side for all reindeer?

(A) Vixen is on the right side of the first row, directly ahead of Sam.
(B) Yeller is on the left side of the second row, directly behind Prancer.
(C) Prancer is on the right side of the first row.
(D) Rudolf is adjacent to Vixen.
(E) Prancer and Rudolf are two rows apart on the right side.

8. Each of the following, if substituted for the rule that Vixen and Sam cannot be in the same row, would have the same effect in determining the arrangement of reindeer, EXCEPT:

(A) Tony must be two rows behind Vixen or Vixen must be one row behind Tony.
(B) Vixen must be one row ahead or two rows behind Sam.
(C) Prancer and Rudolf cannot be in the same row.
(D) Yeller must be one row ahead of Vixen, or Tony must be one row behind Vixen.
(E) Sam must be adjacent to either Prancer or Rudolf.

Think you can solve this Logic Game Challenge? You might win \$200 off any LSAT Course or any Manhattan LSAT Strategy Guide (your choice!). You have 2 ways to win: (1) Correct Answer Prize: Manhattan LSAT will randomly choose from any submitted correct answers during the Challenge period and (2) Best Explanation Prize: Manhattan LSAT will choose the best explanation posted on the Manhattan forums. Writing your own questions earns you brownie points in that contest.

Post your answer and/or explanation on Manhattan LSAT’s Forum.  Answers to Logic Games Challenge #25, Pat the Party Planner: (1)A (2)A (3)C (4)B (5)E (6)D

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