Reasoning Puzzles Questions for IBPS/SBI Set - 8

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Reasoning Puzzles Questions for Bank Exams – Now a days, almost in all competitive exams Puzzles related questions is must asked and specially in Bank Recruitment Exams.

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Reasoning Puzzles Questions for Bank Exams

Directions 1 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight boys studying in VIII, IX and X standards of a school with not more than three in any standard. Each of them has a favourite sport from Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Badminton and Hockey not necessarily in the same order. D likes Badminton and does not study either in VIII or X. H’s favourite sport is Hockey and he studies in standard X with only B among them. A likes Volleyball and does not study in the same standard in which E studies. F studies in VIII std. and his favourite sports is Football. G does not study in the same standard in which C studies. None of the students studying in IX std. likes Cricket or Basketball. B likes Table Tennis. G does not like Lawn Tennis.
Questions:
1. What is C’s favourite sport?
1) Basketball 
2) Lawn Tennis 
3) Volleyball
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
2. What is E’s favourite sport?
1) Table Tennis 
2) Volleyball 
3) Lawn Tennis
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
3. In which std. does G study?
1) IX 
2) VIII 
3) Either IX or VII
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
4. Which of the following combinations of students- standard-favourite sport is not correct?
1) G - VIII - Volleyball 
2) F - VIII - Football 
3) D - IX - Badminton
4) H-X-Hockey 
5) All are correct
5. Which of the following combinations of sports represents the favourite sports of the students studying in VIII standard?
1) Football, Lawn Tennis, Cricket 
2) Football, Cricket, Basketball
3) Football, Volleyball, Basketball 
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

Directions 2 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
M, V, K, D, T, J and R are seven friends studying in different classes— IIIrd, IVth, Vth, Vlth, Vllth, VIIIth and IXth standards. Each of them has different favourite colours—yellow, blue, red, white, black, green and violet. J likes red and studies in class Vth. R likes violet and studies in Class Illrd. M studies in Class VIIIth and does not like green and yellow. K likes white and does not study in Vllth and in IVth. D studies in Vlth and likes black. T does not study in IVth. V does not like green.
Questions:
1. In which standard does ‘V study?
1) IVth 
2) IXth 
3) VIIIth
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
2. What is M’s favourite colour?
1) Red 
2) Yellow 
3) Green
4) Blue 
5) None of these
3. In which standard does K study?
1) IIIrd 
2) Vth 
3) IVth
4) VIIth 
5) None of these
4. What is V’s favourite colour?
1) Green 
2) Red 
3) Yellow
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
5. In which standard does T study?
1) IVth 
2) VIIth 
3) VIIIth
4) IXth 
5) None of these

Directions 3 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven Professors A, B, C, D, E, F and G are engaged in evaluation of answer papers in three different subjects English, Mathematics and History. At least two persons evaluate the papers in each subject. Each of the evaluators stay in different buildings P, Q, R, S, T, V and W not necessarily in the same order. A evaluates English papers only with E and stays in building R. D stays in building W and does not evaluate Maths papers. The one who stays in building V evaluates History papers. B and C do not evaluate the papers in the same subject. Those who evaluate English papers do not stay in building Q. F stays in building P but does not evaluate History papers. G evaluates same papers as F. C stays in building T.
Questions:
1. Who stays in building V?
1) E 
2) F 
3) G
4) B 
5) None of these
2. Which of the following combinations of subject, person and buildings is definitely correct?
1) Maths F-Q 
2) Maths G-Q 
3) History D-T
4) History E-S 
5) None of these
3. Which of the following groups of persons evaluate the Mathematics paper?
1) CF 
2) EFG 
3) CFG
4) FG 
5) None of these
4. Papers in which subject are evaluated by D?
1) History 
2) Maths
3) English 
4) English or Mathematics
5) History or Mathematics
5. E stays in which building?
1) P 
2) Q
3) T 
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

Directions 4 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven executives A, B, C, D, E, F and G from a company have to visit seven different places Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Jaipur to market their newly launched product. The order of persons and cities may not be necessarily the same. Each one flies by a different airline Spicejet, Kingfisher, Sahara, Jet, Air Deccan, Indian Airlines, Air India, not necessary in the same order. C goes to Kolkata but not by Sahara or Jet Airlines. D flies by Air India to Bangalore. The one who goes to Jaipur does not travel by Air Deccan or Sahara. E travels by Air Deccan. A does not go to Ahmedabad. F travels to Hyderabad by Spice jet. B goes to Chennai by Kingfisher. E does not go to Ahmedabad. G does not go to Jaipur.
Questions:
1. Who travels by Sahara Airlines?
1) A 
2) C
3) G 
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these
2. Who goes to Jaipur?
1) A 
2) E 
3) G
4) D 
5) None of these
3. The one who travels by Air Deccan, visits which place?
1) Ahmedabad 
2) Delhi 
3) Chennai
4) Bangalore 
5) None of these

Directions 5 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Moon TV had decided to celebrate sports programmes week by telecasting programmes on Badminton, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball (not necessarily in the same order) in a week starting from Wednesday.
(i) Sixth day of the programme was holiday.
(ii) Tennis was telecast immediately after Hockey and Football was telecast on fifth day of the programme.
(iii) Badminton was telecast on third day after Saturday and Hockey programme was telecast on fourth day before the holiday.
(iv) Volleyball was not telecast on first day.
Questions:
1. On which of the following days Volleyball programme was telecast?
1) Second day 
2) Seventh day 
3) Fourth day
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
2. Which of the following days would be holiday?
1) Sunday 
2) Monday 
3) Saturday
4) Tuesday 
5) None of these
3. Which of the following pairs of programmes were respectively telecast before and after the holiday?
1) Badminton and Football 
2) Badminton and Tennis
3) Football and Volleyball 
4) Football and Badminton
5) None of these
4. Which of the following programmes was telecast on Wednesday?
1) Cricket 
2) Tennis 
3) Hockey
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
5. Which of the following days and programme combinations are definitely false?
1) Wednesday-Cricket 
2) Tuesday-Badminton
3) Thursday-Hockey 
4) Friday-Tennis
5) Sunday-Volleyball

Directions 6 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(i) There is a group of five persons M, N, O, P and Q of a family. They are businessman, farmer, lawyer, doctor and teacher.
(ii) N is an unmarried teacher, who is M's daughter.
(iii) Q is a lawyer, who is O's brother.
(iv) O in this family is the only husband of a married couple.
(v) M is a farmer, who is father of two sons and an unmarried daughter.
(vi) M's daughter-in-law is a doctor.
Questions:
1. Who is doctor in this family?
1) N 
2) P 
3) O
4) Q 
5) M
2. Who is businessman in this family?
1) M 
2) N 
3) O
4) P 
5) Q
3. Which of the following is a group of women in this family?
1) M, N and Q 
2) N and O 
3) P and Q
4) N and P 
5) None of these
4. Which of the following is a married couple?
1) M and P 
2) M and N 
3) N and P
4) O and P 
5) P and Q
5. Which of the following is a group of males?
1) M, N and O 
2) M, Q and P 
3) M, O and Q
4) M, P and Q 
5) N and P

Directions 7 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(i) A marketing-executive plans to visit each of six companies J, K, L, M,
N and O exactly once during the course of one day.
(ii) He must visit J before K and N.
(iii) He must visit K before M.
(iv) The third company he visits must be L.
Questions:
1. If the marketing-executive visits O first, which company must he visit second?
1) J 
2) K 
3) L
4) M 
5) N
2. Which of the following could be the order in which the marketing-executive visits the six companies?
1) J, O, L, K, N, M 
2) M, K, L, N, O, J 
3) J, N, K, M, L, O
4) L, O, J, N, M, K 
5) L, N, J, K, M, O

Directions 8 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
a, b, c, d, e, f and g are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. d is third to the left of a who is second to the left of f. e is not a neighbour of either f or d. c is third to left of b.
Questions:
1. What is e’s position with respect to f?
1) Third to the right 
2) Fourth to the left 
3) Second to the left
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
2. Who is sitting between g and b?
1) f only 
2) d only 
3) Both f and d
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
3. Who is to the immediate left of d?
1) c 
2) g 
3) f
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
4. Which of the following information represents the first person sitting to the immediate right of the second person?
1) ab 
2) fg 
3) ce
4) ae 
5) None of these
5. Who is second to the right of d?
1) a 
2) f 
3) e
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these

Directions 9 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven persons R, J, M, Q, L, T and K conduct workshop on Developing Managerial skills in seven different companies A, B, C, D, E, F and G on a different day of the week from Monday to Sunday. The order of persons, companies and days of the week are not necessarily the same. J organises workshop in Company D on Wednesday. Q does not conduct workshop for companies A or C and conducts on the next day of L who conducts the workshop for Company F. T conducts workshop for Company E on Friday. K conducts workshop on Monday but not for Company C or G. M conducts workshop for Company A but not on Tuesday.
Questions:
1. Who conducts workshop on Saturday?
1) M 
2) Q 
3) L
4) Q or L 
5) None of these
2. On which day does Q conduct the workshop?
1) Sunday 
2) Saturday
3) Tuesday 
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these
3. M conducts workshop on which day?
1) Saturday 
2) Sunday 
3) Tuesday
4) Thursday 
5) None of these
4. Which of the following combinations of person-company and day is correct?
1) K-B-Wednesday 
2) R-B-Monday 
3) K-C-Monday
4) K-G-Sunday 
5) None of these
5. Who conducts workshop for Company C and on which day?
1) R, Thursday 
2) R, Tuesday 
3) Q, Saturday
4) Q, Sunday 
5) None of these

Directions 10 : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven members of a club. Each of them has a favourite sport from—Chess, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Basketball and Carrom, not necessarily in the same order. Each of them also has a specific choice of colour from—Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Grey, Black and White, not necessarily in the same order. R likes Green and his favourite sport is Badminton. V’s choice of colour is neither Red nor Black. T’s favourite sport is neither Table Tennis nor Basketball. The one who likes Blue does not like Carrom. The one who likes Volleyball does not like Yellow and Grey. Q’s favourite sport is Lawn Tennis and he likes Black. S likes White. W likes Basketball. P likes Volleyball. T likes Blue. The one who likes Basketball does not like Grey.
Questions:
1. What is V’s choice of colour ?
1) Black 
2) Grey 
3) Yellow
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
2. What is T’s favourite sport?
1) Basketball 
2) Volleyball 
3) Chess
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
3. Whose favourite sport is Carrom?
1) S 
2) R 
3) W
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
4. Whose favourite sport is basketball?
1) S 
2) T 
3) W
4) R 
5) Data inadequate
5. What is W’s choice of colour?
1) Green 
2) White 
3) Black
4) Data inadequate 
5) None of these
6. Which of the following combinations of sport and colour is correct?
1) Table Tennis, Yellow 
2) Volleyball, Red
3) Volleyball, Grey 
4) Chess, Black
5) Carrom, Green