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"A plane has emergency landed on a deserted island with

Sat Nov 21, 2009 6:54 am  by tartle

"A plane has emergency landed on a deserted island with three survivors, the pilot, a mechanic, and a pregnant passenger. There is only available water to barely keep only 2 of the passengers alive, but there may be enough time to get the plane fixed and flying again. Which of the 2 passengers should get the water and why?"
Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:03 pm  by papah

the mechanic and pilot and hope they get itixed. It their only hope of survival is to get out of there.. Although this seems to obvious
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:26 am  by EDWARD de BONO

mechanic to fix the plane and pilot to ride the plane
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:49 pm  by sarveshsc

There is enough water for 2 of the PASSENGERS,right?
So the pilot can save both of them....he is not counted as a passenger....
Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:26 pm  by agarhi

Pregnant passenger is not allowed on plane.
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:05 am  by Bazoinkadoink

Based on the way it is worded, it could be interpreted that the survivors are the pregnant passenger and the pilot, who is also a mechanic. which would make the unborn baby the third survivor. As such the pilot and pregnant passenger get the water as the fetus does not need it.
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