Reasoning Puzzles for Bank PO Exams
Posted on : July 4th 2019, 10:20 am
Reasoning Puzzles for Bank PO Exams
Some boxes are arranged one above another. Box R is immediately above box M, which is of Blue color. Only two boxes are there in between Orange box and box T. Orange box is above box T. There is only one box in between box P and box S. Box S is of Purple color and is placed above box R. There are three boxes in between Orange box and Green box. Green box is placed below T. Only one box is placed in between box R and Orange box. More than four boxes are placed in between box P and Orange box. Not more than two boxes are placed in between box M and box S.
Q1. How many boxes are there in the arrangement?
Q2. How many boxes are there between box R and box T?
Q3. Which box is immediately above Orange box?
Q4. Which box is placed at top and bottom respectively?
Q5. How many boxes are there between Purple box and Green box?
Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
Q6. How is ‘sunday’ written in a code language?
I. ‘January march sunday april monday tuesday’ is written as ‘dd ee jj oo tt yy’ in that code language.
II. ‘June monday july april march tuesday’ is written as ‘dd ee ll oo ww yy’ in that code language.
Q7. A is in which direction of B?
I. C is towards west of A and towards North-east of B.
II. C is towards south of D, which is towards North-east of A.
Q8. Amongst U, V and W, who scored the highest number of runs in the series XYZ?
I. Total score made by U and W was more than V’s Score.
II. Number of total centuries and fifties made by V were higher than U and W both, in the series.
Q9. A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting in a circle, facing towards the centre of the circle. Who is sitting on the immediate left of A?
I. A is facing D. Only C is between A and B. F is between E and A.
II. F is on the immediate left of E. Only D is between B and E. C is not adjacent to F.
Q10. Amongst A, E, I, O and U, which book is having the least price?
I. Price of the book U is less than those of I and O only.
II. Price of A is less than O and more than E.
Direction (11-12): Read the information carefully and answer the question given below:
There are six buildings in a colony i.e. P, Q, R, S, T, U. Building P is 8km north of building Q. Building R is exactly between P & Q. Building S is 6km east of building R and building T is exactly between R & S. Building U is 2km south of building S.
Q11. What is the shortest distance between building P and T?
Q12. Building U is in which direction with respect to building Q?
Direction (13-15): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Two friends Silva and Jones started walking from two different points. Silva, who started from point A moved along a circular track and after walking 11km he reached point B, from where he turned left and walked 5km to reach point C after which he stopped. Jones started from point F towards west direction and after walking 5km, he reached point E. From point E he turned 45 degree towards his left and walked √8 km to reach point D. After reaching point D, he turned 45 degrees in clockwise direction. He then moved ahead 5km to reach point C which is towards the west of point D. Point B, C and D are in straight line.
Q13. In which direction was Silva facing at instant he travelled three-fourth of his total journey?
Q14. If Silva keeps on walking ahead from point C and reached point G after walking 12 km, then what is the shortest distance between point F and G?
Q15. In which direction did Silva start his journey?
Twelve people are sitting in a straight line in such a way that some of them facing towards north and some of them facing towards south. Each of the them likes different colour either Green or Yellow. The one who likes Green are facing towards north and the one who likes yellow are facing towards south. Not more than two people likes same colour sit together.
Two people sit between N and T, who likes yellow. Four people sit between T and Q, who doesn’t sit to the left of N. O sits immediate left of T. Both the immediate neighbor of N likes Green. S sit second to the left of M. Both the immediate neighbors of O faces in opposite direction as O. P is not an immediate neighbor of N but likes Green. Only two people sit left of V. S faces in opposite direction as X. N faces towards south. Not more than two people sit between Q and V, who likes Green. M sit second to the left of W, who sits third to the right of R. W likes Green. Only two people sit between U and R, who is not an immediate neighbor of V. Neither O nor M sit at any extreme end of the line. Q likes Yellow.
Q1. Who among the following sits third to the left of W?
Q2. Four of the following five from a group, which among the following does not belong to this group?
Q3. How many persons sit between T and the one who sits immediate right of M?
Q4. Which of the following statement is true about X?
Q5. What is the position of S with respect to N?
Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
In number arrangement machine when given an input line of numbers, it rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: 75 16 56 29 48 31 64 97 26 57
Step I: 92 75 56 48 31 64 97 26 57 17
Step II: 13 92 75 56 48 64 97 57 17 27
Step III: 75 13 92 75 56 64 97 17 27 49
Step IV: 57 75 13 92 64 97 17 27 49 57
Step V: 79 57 75 13 92 17 27 49 57 65
And step V is the last step of the arrangement.
As per the above rule followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the input given below;
Input: 86 12 53 22 45 19 32 29 74 93
Q6. Which of the following is the last step of above input?
Q7. Which is the following step?
Step: 54 92 91 86 53 74 93 13 23 33
Q8. What is 4th element from right end in Step IV?
Q9. Which of the following elements lies exactly between 91 and 32 in step II?
Q10. Which of the following is the fifth step for input?
Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions. In a certain code language:
“Magazine Today Master” is written as “ 3$Q 4$D 2.5#X”
“Defence High Challenges” is written as “5$R 3.5#D 2$G”
“Response Inspiration Trial” is written as “4$D 5.5#M 2.5#K”
Q11. What is the code for “Interface”?
Q12. What is the code for “Article Subscriber”?
Q13. What is the code for “Quiz”?
Q14. What is the code for “Regional”
Q15. What is the code for “Separated”?
if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;
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