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

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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 🙂

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