Logical Reasoning Puzzles Questions Set 34 - High Level For IBPS PO Clerk 2016

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Dear Friends, Logical Reasoning puzzles is an important and time-consuming part of banking and other competitive exams.We are going to share some Logical Reasoning Puzzle questions with solution.

Lateral thinking Puzzle questions are one of the most popular Topics in almost all competitive examinations such as SBI PO, SBI PO, NICL, RRB, LIC, SSC CGL, Indian MBA entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT and SNAP have direct questions or questions based on similar logics in written test. Besides MBA exams, competitive exams like GRE, GMAT, Bank PO, SSC & other government exams include puzzle questions.

These Lateral thinking Puzzle questions on Linear Seating Arrangement will help the candidates in going through the Puzzles level of difficulty of SBI Clerk 2016 and IBPS PO Clerk VI, SSC, UPSC, CAT and other Competitive Exams 2016 - 2017.

Logical Reasoning Puzzle Questions Answers - Moderate Level

Directions (1 - 5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
  • Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. 
  • In row-1 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing South. 
  • In row-2 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. 
  • P sits third to the left of T. Neither P nor T sits at an extreme end of the line. A sits second to the right of E. Neither A nor E faces T or P. A does not sit at an extreme end. 
  • R does not face A and R does not sit at an extreme end of the line. Only one person sits between F and C. Neither F nor C faces T. 
  • C does not sit at the extreme end. Only one person sits between V and Q. F is not an immediate neighbour of B and A does not face V.
1. How many persons are seated between B and D?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) Four
5) None

2. V is related to B in the same way as Q is related to C. To which of the following is P related to, following the same pattern?
1) F
2) A
3) D
4) E
5) None of these

3. Which of the following is true regarding V?
1) V faces A
2) T is not an immediate neighbour of V.
3) C faces the one who is second to left of V
4) V sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
5) R sits third to the right of V

4. Who amongst the following sits at extreme ends of the rows?
1) D, F
2) V, S
3) Q, S
4) B, D
5) None of these

5. Who amongst the following faces B?
1) V
2) S
3) Q
4) R
5) T


Directions (6 - 12): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
  • Six chemicals L, M, N, O, P and Q are kept in bottles of different colours viz, green, red, blue, white, pink and violet, not necessarily in the same order. 
  • These bottles are arranged from left to right, again not necessarily in the same order. 
  • Chemical M is kept in the white bottle. Chemical L is not kept in the green bottle and is kept to the immediate left of the violet bottle. 
  • Chemical O is kept in the blue bottle and is kept exactly between the bottles containing chemicals L and M. 
  • The red bottle is at the extreme left end. The bottles containing chemical Q is not kept at either of the ends. The green bottle is kept at the extreme right end. Chemical P is not kept near the white bottle.
6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
l) LM
2) LP
3) QO
4) LQ
5) NO

7. Which bottle contains chemical L?
1) Pink
2) Blue
3) Red
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

8. Which of the following combinations of chemical and bottle is correct ?
1) P – Red
2) N – Green
3) P – Green
4) Q – Pink
5) None of these

9. Which bottle contains chemical?
1) Pink
2) Green
3) Violet
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

10. If all the six chemicals are arranged alphabetically from left to right, positions of how many will remain unchanged?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) Four

11. Which bottle contains chemical N?
1) Green
2) Red
3) Pink
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

12. Which chemical is kept in the bottle at the extreme right end ?
1) P
2) N
3) L
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

Answers of High-Level Puzzles 2016

Answer (1 - 5)
1. 2; To persons – A and C – are seated between B and D.
2. 1; V and B are opposite diagonally. Therefore, P is related to F.
3. 4; V sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
4. 2; V and S are at extreme ends of the Row-1.
5. 5; T faces B.

Answers (6 - 12)



6. 4; Except in LQ, in all others, there is a gap of one bottle.
7. 1; Chemical L is in Pink bottle.
8. 3; P- Green is correct.
9. 3; Chemical Q is in Violet bottle.
10. 2;
11. 2; Chemical N is in Red bottle.
12. 1; Chemical Pis kept in the bottle at the extreme right.

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