Reasoning Difficult Puzzles Set 37 - SBI,IBPS,SSC CGL,CAT 2017

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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 2017, NICL, RRB, LIC, SSC CGL 2017, 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 2017 and IBPS PO Clerk 7 VII, SSC, UPSC, CAT and other Competitive Exams 2017 - 2018.

Logical Reasoning Puzzle Questions Answers - Difficult Level

Direction (Ques 1 - 5) Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
  • There are seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G based in Delhi. Each of them is from a different state, has a different profession, and plays a different instrument.
  • C, a doctor, is from Bihar. E and F play mandolin and violin, though not necessarily in that order. A is not from Kerala. 
  • The person from Kerala is an engineer and plays guitar. The lawyer plays sitar. The businessman from UP plays violin. 
  • The teacher and the cricketer play flute and piano, though not necessarily in that order. F is a pilot. 
  • The Maharashtrian is a teacher. The Gujarati plays piano. G, a Punjabi, does not play sarod. B is a cricketer.
1. Which state does A belong to?
A) Gujarat
B) Kerala
C) Maharashtra 
D) Can’t say
E) None of these

2. Which instrument does B play?
A) flute 
B) piano
C) sarod
D) Can’t say
E) sitar

3. Which instrument does C play?
A) mandolin
B) sitar
C) violin
D) None of these
E) sarod

4. What is D’s profession?
A) Engineer
B) Lawyer
C) Teacher
D) Can’t say
E) Cricketer

5. Which state does E belong to?
A) Gujarat
B) Kerala
C) UP
D) Can’t say
E) none of these

Directions (6 - 10): Study the following information and answer the given question.
  • Eight friends−J, K, L, M, N, O, P and Q live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. 
  • The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. 
  • J lives on floor numbered 4. Only one person lives between J and L. O lives on the floor immediately below L. 
  • Only one person lives between O and P. P lives above O. O lives on floor numbered 5. 
  • Only one person live between K and N, M lives on an even numbered floor but does not live on floor numbered 8.  K lives below Q’s floor.
6. Four of the following five are alike as per the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
A) PO
B) QL
C) MJ
D) LJ
E) MN

7. Who lives exactly between the floors on which L and J live?
A) K
B) P
C) O
D) N 
E) M

8. Who amongst the following lives on floor numbered 2?
A) M
B) L
C) O
D) Q
E) P

9. Which of the following is true about M as per given arrangement?
A) M lives on the lowermost floor.
B) K lives on one of the floor below M.
C) All the given statements are true.
D) Only two people live between M and O.
E) M lives on an odd numbered floor.

10. If L and Q interchange their places and so do M and J, who amongst the following will live between the floors on which M and P live, as per the given arrangement?
A) Only Q
B) No one
C) Only L
D) Both P and L 
E) Both Q and O


Direction (Ques 11 - 15) Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
  • Ten persons seating in two parallel rows containing five persons each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. 
  • In row‐1 J, K, L, M and N are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them arc facing south. 
  • In row‐ 2 V, W, X, Y and Z are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. 
  • Therefore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in row faces another member of the other row. 
  • Z sits third to the right of W. V sits second to the left of Z. The person facing V sits to the immediate right of K. 
  • Only one person sits between K and M. J is not an immediate neighbour of K. Only two persons sit between J and L, Neither K nor J faces Y.
11. Who amongst the following is facing N ?
A) Y 
B) V
C) X 
D) W
E) Z

12. Which of the following statements is true regarding M ?

A) M faces one of the immediate neighbours of X.
B) K is one of the immediate neighbours of M.
C) None of the given statements is true
D) L sits to the immediate right of M.
E) Only one person sits between M and N.

13. Who amongst the following is facing X ?

A) K
B) L
C) M
D) J
E) N

14. What is the position of Z with respect to Y ?

A) Third to the right
B) Second to the right
C) Immediate left
D) Immediate right
E) Second to the left

15. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of them does not belong to that group?

A) M 
B) J
C) Y 
D) W
E) N

Answers of Difficult High Level Puzzles 2017

Answers (1 - 5)

1.c
2.b 
3.e 
4.a 
5.c

Answers (6 - 10)
6. e 
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