This is supposedly a test some Japanese applicants have to take when applying for a job in Japan.
The object of the game is to get everyone across the river. Japanese IQ test
Click on link, and then click on the big blue circle. Use the rules below.
"Everybody has to cross the river". The following rules apply:
Only 2 persons on the raft at a time
The father can not stay with any of the daughters, without their mother's presence
The mother can not stay with any of the sons, without their father's presence
The thief (striped shirt) can not stay with any family member, if the Policeman is not there Only the Father, the Mother and the Policeman know how to operate the raft.
To start click on the big blue circle on the right. To move the people click on them. To move the raft click on the pole on the opposite side of the river.
This can be done in 17 moves.