# Who broke the vase?

Three friends Jim, Sam and Tom were playing in the garden and one of them broke a vase. While enquiring about it the three friends answered as follows:

Jim: I haven’t broken the vase.

Sam: I haven’t broken the vase.

Tom: Sam has broken the vase.

If only one of them is speaking the truth, then who broke the vase?

### 2 guesses to Who broke the vase?

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• anant

Jim broke the vase.
Sam was the only one speaking the truth

• Dude

You are correct, Anant.

Jim broke the Vase
.
Explanation:
Case 1:
Let us assume Sam is the guilty one.
In this case both Jim and Tom are speaking the truth, which is not possible.
Case2:
Let us assume Tom is the guilty one.
In this case both Jim and Sam are speaking the truth, which is also not possible.
Case3:
Let us assume Jim is the guilty one.
In this case only Sam is speaking the truth.

You are today’s winner.