# Reasoning: Puzzles Set 1

Hello Aspirants,

The puzzles given below are on the pattern of puzzles asked in IBPS PO Main 2016 exam held on 20 November 2016.

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

There are 10 people – A, B, C, D, E, M, N, O, P and Q who stay on 4 floors (numbered 1 to 4) of a building. There are three flats on each of the four floors out of which two flats are vacant.
The flats are numbered 1, 2 and 3 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.
M stays on flat no. 1 of the floor just below the floor on which B stays. The flat no 2 of floor no 2 is empty. B stays on flat no. 2 on one of the floors. D stays on flat no. 2. C stays on flat no. 3 of same floor on which M stays. Flat to the right of B is empty. Flat on which A stays is below the flat of B such that no one lives between them. Flat no 3 of floor no 4 is empty. Q stays on flat to the right of D. O and E stays on the same floor. C and O do not share same flat no. P does not stay on top floor.

1. Who stays on flat no 3 of floor no 3?
A) A
B) Q
C) E
D) no one
E) C
Option E

2. Who stays above P?
A) M
B) no one
C) O
D) D
E) N
Option C
3. Which of the following pair of peoples stays on same floor?
A) O, E, D
B) N, A
C) D, Q, B
D) M, C, A
E) M,C
Option D
4. How many people live above A?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
E) Five
Option B
Explanation:

N and B
5. How many people live to the left of Q?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
E) Five
Option B
Explanation:

P and D

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

There are 8 friends – P, Q, R, S, L, M, N and O who have their birthdays in four months – March, June, September and October on either 13th or 22nd of the month.
M has his birthday on 13th of a month having 30 days. P and S have their birthday in same month with P having birthday before. There are two people who have birthdays between P and Q. R’s birthday is in June. O has his birthday on 22nd of a month. L does not have his birthday on 13th. N does not have his birthday in March.

1. Who has his birthday on 22nd June?
A) S
B) O
C) R
D) Q
E) None of these
Option D

2. How many people have their birthdays before M?
A) None
B) One
C) Two
D) Three
E) More than three
Option E
3. If O has his birthday in September, which pair of friends have their birthdays in October?
A) R and N
B) N and L
C) M and L
D) N and R
E) None of these
Option B
4. Who has his birthday on 13th of March?
A) O
B) N
C) P
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
Option C
5. How many people have birthdays between O and N?
A) None
B) One
C) Two
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
Option A
Explanation:

N is fixed. Now whether O on 22 sep or 22 oct, there will be no birthday between O and N.

## 12 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles Set 1”

1. ambika

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2. Preeti

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4. Narumugai

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5. robin

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@Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus maam thank you, but i wonder how u gave exactly the same ques came in sbi po pre this year in month of april, and this puzzzle was posted last year, thanx maam , i wish hme pehle pta chla hota is site k bare me, plzz post unique puzzle for ibps too maam pre+mains

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1. surya kumari

Thank you so much mam..

7. karthik

questions are very good but not hard.

8. pulkit

mam ho kya rha hai yaha

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