Puzzle Set 9 Solutions

Advanced 467 Reasoning Puzzles Book SBI PO 2018

Reasoning - Puzzle Questions Answers

Hello Readers, Here is the Solutions of Puzzle Set - 9
Steps may be followed while solving the puzzles
1. Read the puzzle and find out under which model it comes.
2. Adopt a suitable approach according to the model given.
3. Examine the entire data and identify those points that reflect definite information.
4. Try to find out which of the points can be connected that help in solving the puzzle easily.

Answer 1

Amrita  >  Rhea  > Smita  > Deepa
Friends
Number of Years
Amrita
3
Rhea
5
Smita
6 or 7
Deepa
8

1. 2 
2. 4 
3. 4
4. 4; Meaningful words are TIDE, TIED and DIET.
5. 1; Second, fifth, eighth and the eleventh letters from left are E, L, M and T respectively.
Meaningful word is MELT of which second letter from the left is E.

Answer 2
Friends
Professions
S
Banker
V
Cricketer
T
Lawyer
P
Architect
Q
Pilot
R
Businessman
W
Professor
Z
Doctor 

1. 5 
2. 2 
3. 5 
4. 4 
5. 4 
6. 2
7. 1 
8. 5

Answer 3

1. 3 There are three persons D, A and C between F and E, if we go anticlockwise from F to E.
2. 1; C is sitting to the immediate left of E.
3. 2; In all others there are two persons between the first and the second person. While in BD, only one person is sitting.
4. 3; Except in FDA, in all others the three persons are seated in clockwise.
5. 4; Except AF, all other pairs indicate the persons seated adjacent to each other.

Answer 4
Following seating arrangement can be possible:
1. 5; There is no person between T and V.
2. 4; Except in UT, in all others the first person is sitting to the immediate left of the second person.
3. 5; Q is fourth to the left of S.
4. 4; R and S are seated at the two extremes.
5. 2; S is second to the right of T. T is second to the right of Q. U is second to the right of V.

Answer 5

1. 3; B and C are not facing the centre. Since the information ‘U is second to the right of A’ given in the question indicates that A is facing the centre.
2. 4; T is third to the left or right of B.
3. 3; V is second to the left of C or fourth to the right of C.
4. 4; Option 4 is correct.
5. 1; A is second to the left of U.

Answer 6

Person
Pen
Car
W atch
Suman
Parker
Mica
Samay
Mrudula
Cello
City
Citizen
Amir
Lamy
Santro
Timex
Veena
Lexi
Wagon R
Titan
Harsh
Pointer
Swift
Fastrack


1. 3; Suman likes Samay watch.
2. 2; Harsh likes Pointer pen.
3. 2; Harsh likes Fastrack watch.
4. 1; Harsh likes Swift car.
5. 3; Veena likes Titan watch.

Answer 7

Floor
Person
                         7
 Q
6
Vacant
5
P
4
T
3
S
2
V
1
R


1. 1; Q lives on the topmost floor.
2. 5; R lives on the first floor.
3. 2; Sixth floor is vacant.

Answer 8 

Days
Games
Monday
Sprinting
Tuesday
Wrestling
Wednesday
Football
Thursday
Shooting
Friday
Basketball
Saturday
Boxing, Cycling
Sunday
Weightlifting, Swimming

1. 1; Basketball
2. 5; Weightlifting and swimming
3. 4; Monday
4. 5; Sunday
5. 2; Basketball is scheduled immediately after Shooting. Similarly, Football is scheduled immediately after Wrestling.

Answer 9

H is husband of A. C is husband of D. E is husband of B.
1. 5; Option (5) is true.
2. 3; E is husband of B.
3. 3; Two persons F and G sit between B and C.
4. 1; D is wife of C.
5. 5; Second to the right.

Answer 10