Reasoning Difficult Puzzles Set 36 - SBI,IBPS,SSC CGL,CAT 2017

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Logical Reasoning Puzzle Questions Answers - Difficult Level

Directions (Questions 1 - 5) - Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
  • Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each. In row 1, A, B, C, D and E are sitting and all of them are facing south. In row 2, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing north. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Moreover, each of them belongs to different countries — Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Belgium, Japan, India, Romania, Indonesia, Iran and Russia but not necessarily in the same order.
  • There are only two persons sitting between the Australian, who sits at an extreme end, and E. P, who sits in the middle of the row, is not an immediate neighbour of Q, who is not a Russian.
  • T is sitting at an extreme end. E, a Japanese, sits on the immediate right of the person from Brazil and faces the immediate neighhour of Q. 
  • B is not sitting at the extreme left end. P is not from Iran. There is only one person between C and D, who is from Australia. S, an Indian, is an immediate neighbour of the Russian and does not face the person from Bulgaria.
  • R, who is from Belgium, is an immediate neighbour of the person from Iran, who in turn faces the immediate neighbour of the Japanese. There are two persons between the Romanian and the Bulgarian. B is not from Romania. T is not from Indonesia.
Q 1. A belongs to which of the following countries?
1. Indonesia
2. Romania
3. Bulgaria
4. None of these
5. Can't be determined

Q 2. Who is from Indonesia?
1. R
2. B
3. T
4. P
5. Can't be determined

Q 3. 'Australia’ is related to 'Romania' in a certain way, based on their seating positions. Then Russia is related to whom, following the same seating positions?
1. Indonesia
2. Iran
3. Brazil
4. India
5. Belgium

Q 4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions and so form a group. Which of the following is different from the group?
1. Japan
2. Romania
3. Russia
4. Belgium
5. India

Q 5. Which of the following statements is/are definitely false?
1. B is from Bulgaria.
2. There are two persons sitting between the Indian and the person from Iran.
3. The Brazilian faces the person from Indonesia.
4. The person who is from Iran sits opposite the Australian.
5. All are true

Directions (Questions 6 - 10) 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 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing south. 
  • In row – 2 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seeded 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.
  • V sits third to the right of S. S faces F and F do not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. D sits third to the right of C. R faces C. 
  • The one facing E sits third to the right of P. B and P do not sit at the extreme ends of the line. T is not an immediate neighbor of V and A is not an immediate neighbor of C.
6. Who amongst the following faces D?
1) T
2) P
3) Q
4) R
5) None of these

7. Who amongst the following represent the people sitting at extreme ends of the rows?
1) R, F
2) T, A
3) D, R
4) C, Q
5) S, A

8. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) B-T
2) A-Q
3) C – S
4) F – P
5) D – R

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) D
2) S
3) V
4) T
5) A

10. How many individuals are seated between R and T?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) Four
5) None


Directions (Questions 11 - 16): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
  • Six students P, Q, R, S, T & U is sitting around a circular table facing towards the centre of the table in a public library. They read different books -History, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Hindi. They carry different colours of bags - Black, Red, Blue, Green, violet and Brown, but not necessarily in the same order.
  • The students who read History, Chemistry and English books are having neither black nor red bag. The students who have blue and violet bag do not read History or Chemistry books. 
  • P do not have black bag and he is not on the immediate left of the student who read Biology. The only student who is between T and U reads physics. The student, who is on the left side of the student, who has black bag, does not read Hindi book. 
  • S reads biology book and the colour of his bag is blue also he is facing the student who reads physics book. One who reads history book is seated opposite to the student having Brown bag .The student whose bag is of blue colour is on the left of the student who reads English book. 
  • One who reads Hindi book is on the immediate right of the student, who has black bag but on the immediate left of the student, who reads Chemistry. R does not read chemistry and U does not read History book.
Q 11. Who among the following reads English book?
1) T
2) P
3) R
4) U
5) Q

Q 12. Which of the following pairs is the correct match?
1) P-History-Violet bag
2) R-Physics-Green bag
3) Q-Hindi-Red bag
4) R-Physics-Black bag
5) None of these

Q 13. Which among the following book does U reads?
1) Hindi
2) English
3) History
4) Physics
5) Chemistry

Q 14. The colour of the bag of the student, who read history book, is
1) Red
2) Blue
3) Green
4) Black
5) Violet

Q 15. The only student, who is between S and T, is having bag of the colour
1) Red
2) Black
3) Blue
4) Green
5) Violet

Q 16. Who among the following has Black bag?
1) P
2) Q
3) R
4) S
5) T

Answers of Difficult High Level Puzzles 2017

Answers 1 - 5
1. 2 
2. 4
3. 4
4. 3
5. 4

Answers 6 - 10


Answer 6: (1) From the Table we can say that T faces D.
Answer 7: (2) T and A sit at the extreme ends.
Answer 8: (3) D- R is different. In the rest of the options, the first person to the left of the person who is opposite to the second person. Correct option is (3).
Answer 9: (2) Except S, all others are sitting at the extreme ends.
Answer 10: (2) There are two people between R and T.

Answers 11 - 16
11. 2
12. 4
13. 1
14. 3
15. 5