Reasoning: Puzzles Set 14

Banking Puzzles with Answers

The following types of puzzles were asked in SBI PO, IBPS PO, India Post Payment PO, and RBI Assistant Exam 2016.

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

Seven persons – A, B, C, D, E, F and G have come to a party in different colored cars – red, black, white, green, grey, yellow and maroon but not necessarily in the same order. They hold different positions – AM (Assistant Manager), MG (Manager), DGM (Deputy General Manager), GM (General Manager), CGM (Chief General Manager), ED (Executive Director) and CEO (Chief Executive Officer).
The positions given are in increasing order of seniority. AM is the least junior and the CEO is the most senior.

  • A is senior to only three persons.
  • Person who came in red car is senior to GM.
  • C is junior to the one who came in white car and senior to DGM.
  • DGM did not come in yellow car.
  • The person who came in white car is not the most senior.
  • B is junior to A but not the least junior and has come in yellow car.
  • F is senior to one came in yellow car and junior to one came in red car. E is junior to GM.
  • The one who came in green car is junior to G and senior to DGM who came in maroon car.
  • F did not come in white car. D came in black car.
  1. Managing Director came in which colored car?
    A) grey
    B) green
    C) yellow
    D) black
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    To solve these types of puzzles first write the positions in order vertically like CEO at top, the ED and up to AM. then start relating to the info given.
  2. Which position does E hold?
    A) Manager
    B) Deputy General Manager
    C) General Manager
    D) Assistant Manager
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Who has come in green colored car?
    A) A
    B) E
    C) B
    D) F
    E) D
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. General Manager has come in which colored car?
    A) green
    B) yellow
    C) white
    D) red
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
  5. Which of the following is correctly matched?
    A) ED-D-green
    B) ED-A-red
    C) MG-B-Yellow
    D) CEO-G-white
    E) DGM-C-yellow
    View Answer
    Option C

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.
There are 8 friends in a group – A, B, C, D, P, Q, R and S. They have their birthdays in one of the following months – January, April, September, and December. In each month there are two birthdays. The birthdays are either on 13th or 22nd of any given month.
C and P have birthdays in month having 31 days. There are at least two birthdays between A and S. A does not have birthday in January. B has birthday in September. S’s birthday is immediately after B’s. P’s birthday is not on 13th of any month. B’s birthday is somewhere after C’s. There are two birthdays between C and D. B and P have birthdays on same date. Similarly A and R have birthdays on same date. D and S do not have birthdays on same date. Q does not like December month.

  1. Who has his birthday on September 13?
    A) D
    B) B
    C) R
    D) Q
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option C

    It is possible that one does not like his birthday month. Its given that Q does not like December, not given that he does not has his birthday in December.
  2. Who has his birthday on April 22?
    A) D
    B) B
    C) R
    D) Q
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Which of the following pairs have their birthdays on 22 of any month?
    A) S, B
    B) C, Q
    C) R, D
    D) P, B
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option D
    Exact month of P is not known. But date is 22 for sure
  4. How many birthdays are there between birthdays of R and P?
    A) None
    B) One
    C) Two
    D) Three
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option C
    Either P has birthday on Jan 22 or on Dec 22, there are 2 birthdays between P and R.
  5. Which of the following combination is correct?
    A) January-C-P
    B) September-R-D
    C) December-S-Q
    D) April-A-D
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option D

Related posts

23 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles Set 14”

  1. Divaker

    What is the logic behind 2nd one puzzle

    1. four months hai
      and un months me 2 din hi birthdays hi 13 n 22 ko

      so people have their birthdays in each month

  2. Smarty

    Q does not like December month.
    so fix q in jan and p in dec. why p/q

    1. Its written that Q does not like. Not that Q does not has his bday in Dec.
      It is possible that one does not like his birthday month.

      1. Smarty

        Ok maam ty ..careful reading is very imp n puzzle 🙂
        GM 🙂

  3. Ayushi

    thanku mam 🙂

  4. Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iPad and tested to see if it can survive a 40 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My apple ipad is now destroyed
    and she has 83 views. I know this is completely off topic but
    I had to share it with someone!

  5. Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just
    wondering if you get a lot of spam remarks? If so how do you stop it,
    any plugin or anything you can advise? I get so much lately it’s driving
    me insane so any assistance is very much appreciated.

  6. I was recommended this blog by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed about my difficulty.
    You are incredible! Thanks!

  7. I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did
    you hire out a developer to create your theme?
    Exceptional work!

  8. If you would like to get a great deal from this
    article then you have to apply these techniques to
    your won weblog.

  9. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though
    you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw
    away your intelligence on just posting videos to your blog when you could be
    giving us something informative to read?

  10. Hello! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but
    after browsing through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.
    Anyhow, I’m definitely delighted I found
    it and I’ll be bookmarking and checking back often!

  11. Hi there, just became alert to your blog through Google,
    and found that it is truly informative. I’m gonna watch out for brussels.
    I will be grateful if you continue this in future.

    Numerous people will be benefited from your writing.

  12. I absolutely love your site.. Very nice colors & theme.

    Did you develop this website yourself? Please reply back as I’m trying to create my own personal blog and want to find out
    where you got this from or exactly what the theme is called.
    Appreciate it!

  13. What’s up everybody, here every one is sharing such experience, so it’s fastidious to read this blog, and I used to
    visit this website every day.

  14. I’m impressed, I must say. Seldom do I come across a blog that’s both equally
    educative and amusing, and without a doubt, you’ve hit the nail on the head.

    The issue is something not enough people are
    speaking intelligently about. I’m very happy that I
    stumbled across this during my search for something concerning this.

  15. Hi there, just wanted to say, I liked this blog
    post. It was practical. Keep on posting!

  16. 104652 933012Very good job on this write-up! I really like how you presented your facts and how you produced it interesting and effortless to comprehend. Thank you. 355814

  17. You can even get to know yourself better, courtesy of the local handwriting analysts

Comments are closed.