When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an
Indian soldier was captured by the Greeks. He had displayed
such bravery in battle, however, that the enemy offered to
let him choose how he wanted to be killed. They told
him, "If you tell a lie, you will put to the sword, and if
you tell the truth you will be hanged."

The soldier could make only one statement. He made that
statement and went free. What did he say?




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When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an Indian soldier was captured by the Greek..

Answer / salma

The soldier said, "You will put me to the sword."

If the statement he was telling is true, he will be hanged
as per king's order. If that happens, then definitely the
soldier was a liar as he will not put me to the sword.

What punishment for telling lie?

Its definitely "Put to the sword"

If this happens, then the soldier's statement will be true

So the king neither put him to the sword nor put him hanged.

The soldier escaped 'coz of his wise

Is This Answer Correct ?    39 Yes 3 No

When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an Indian soldier was captured by the Greek..

Answer / guest

The soldier said, "You will put me to the sword."

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When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an Indian soldier was captured by the Greek..

Answer / sikandar

mai budhdha ho k marna chahta hu...aur tatti khana chahta
hu...aur teri maa chodna chahta hu

Is This Answer Correct ?    14 Yes 11 No




When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an Indian soldier was captured by the Greek..

Answer / jagadish

"YOU CANNOT HANG ME..!"

Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 8 No

When Alexander the Great attacked the forces of Porus, an Indian soldier was captured by the Greek..

Answer / mayank

he said treat me like a king

Is This Answer Correct ?    5 Yes 16 No

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