# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for IBPS PO Prelims Set 57

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

There are eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H. They are sitting in a straight line facing North. They all have different age – 10, 14, 16, 23, 30, 38, 46 and 58

2 people are sitting between C and one aged 58 years. The one whose age is 16 years is sitting second to the left of C. B is sitting immediate to the left of the one whose age is 58 years. One person is sitting between H and one whose age is 58 years. Either of H or one aged 58 years is sitting at any extreme end. There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of F and G. and 2 persons are sitting between them. The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to left of D. D is not sitting at any extreme end. There is one person between sitting between F and one aged 46 years. A is immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 46 years. E and one aged 23 are immediate neighbors. H is older than A

1. Who is 30 years old?
A) G
B) C
C) B
D) A
E) D
Option D
Arrangement:
F (16)…….A(30)………C(46)……..G(10)……..B(14)………E(58)………..D(23)………H(38)
2. G is sitting immediate right to
A) A
B) one aged 14 years
C) E
D) D
E) one aged 46 years
Option E
3. How many persons are sitting between the ones having age difference of 4 years?
A) One

B) Two
C) Other than given in options
D) None
E) Four
Option D
G = 10 years, B = 14 years. Age difference = 4 years. None between them
4. What is the age difference between F and D?
A) 8 years
B) 7 years
C) 5 years
D)  6 years
E) None of these
Option B
5. What is the age of H?
A) 46 years
B) 23 years
C) 38 years
D) 58 years
E) 16 years
Option C

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

There are 8 people – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H who stay on 5 floors (numbered 1 to 5) of a building. There are two flats on each of the five floors out of which two flats are vacant.

The flats are numbered 1 and 2 on each of the floors and are left to right on the floor respectively. Flat no. 1 of floor no. 2 is exactly above the flat no. 1 of floor no. 1 and so on. So when it is said that A lives above B means they share same flat number. Flats which are empty do not have same flat number.

H lives on flat number 1 of floor number 1. There is one floor between floors of H and C. C lives above H. B lives on floor which is immediately above C’s. E lives immediately above G. A and E share same floor. There are 2 floors between A and D and they live in same flat number. D lives on one of the flats which is immediately above an empty flat. Two of A, B and F share same flat number.

1. Who lives on flat number 2 of floor number 4?
A) Empty
B) D
C) B
D) Cannot be determined
E) E
Option C
Arrangement:

2. H shares floor with which of the following?
A) D
B) F
C) G
D) No one
E) Cannot be determined
Option C
3. If flat number 2 of floor number 3 is empty, then who shares same floor with F?
A) D
B) C
C) H
D) No one
E) Cannot be determined

Option A
4. Four of the following are similar in a certain way, and so form a group. Find the odd one out.
A) A-G
B) D-B
C) G-C
D) C-D
E) B-H
Option D
All others live on different flat numbers. C and D on same flat number
5. How many floors are there between the floors of B and E?
A) None
B) One
C) Two
D) Three
E) Cannot be determined
Option B

## 39 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for IBPS PO Prelims Set 57”

1. Jeevan

mam 1st puzule ka posible ans aa ra
HBDFACGE
age- 14 30/38 58 16 10 46 23 30/38

1. F and G have age difference 6 years so either 10 or 16
E and 23 are together
but in your arrangement E and G are together. G is either 10 or 16. So E and G cannot be together

1. Jeevan

wo jaldi me galti ho gai thi mam sory

1. yes I replied to your previous comment

1. gomathy priya

mam, y cannot this possibility?
d –
b f
– c
a e
h g

2. gomathy priya

ok .i got it mam

2. Jeevan

thanks done both

3. !!! m@umit@ !!!

nice puzzle … ty :))

4. deteminedd

thanks second puzzle was interesting 🙂

5. Sandy

2 possible ans for puzzle 2nd
5> G…. —
4> –….B
3> F….C
2> A….E
1> H….G
Reason> “C lives above H” dsnt mean that they both share same flat number….!!

In 2nd para it says:: So when it is said that A lives above B means they share same flat number.

So C and H will share same flat no. na

1. akshita

Yrrrr….generalist ka help krde proper…agri wale ao ko..ga mein smj ni a rha kia kia padhna usko..a big request

1. Kisko kya kya padhna ?
N GA mujhe bhi dekhna pdega kya hai usme

1. akshita

next month hai sis ao wala exam…for generalist of agriculture insurance….uska ga mein kia kia padhu…current agst se nd baaki insurance mein…wo pls dekh kr bta..pls

do GA from aug…plus insurance news …:)

3. akshita

Hmmm thankw bro…so much…

4. akshita

5. akshita

Aapka toh sab in hoga rrb nd all….wish u luck?

na na…clerk me ni hua…clerk se dushmani he…rare case he…jo nikla jae…haha:)

7. akshita

Hmmm mera ibps po nd clerk nd uiic ao nd agri ao are there…dekho kha hoga..god knows…bs ho jae ab..aapke exams?

8. akshita

Bro ibps po mein english ko kitna time du??

mam. plz publish UIIC insurance general awareness capsule ASAP.

2. Sandy

oops………Blunder from my side….. sorrrryyyyyyy 🙁

6. Chotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

DONE

7. sajal

empty f
b ……d
c………empty
a…….e
h……..g

1. There are 2 floors between A and D and they live in same flat number.

8. सिंदबाद al-qaida PO

6-10 i find this ques in some test series, cant recall…. 1st puzzles took 10 min :((

1. we have many puzzles on this pattern

9. Deepti Kushwaha

Two of A, B and F share same flat number. What is the means of this line explain pls

1. A, B and F me se koi 2 ka same flat number hai and third ka different

🙂

11. kumkum ahuja

ty:)