IBPS PO (CWE) Reasoning MCQs : Test 18

October 1, 2017

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
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    Option E
  2. Who stays above P?  
    A) M
    B) no one
    C) O
    D) D
    E) N
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    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
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    Option D

  4. How many people live above A?
    A) One
    B) Two
    C) Three
    D) Four
    E) Five
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    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
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    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
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    Option D

  2. How many people have their birthdays before M?
    A) None
    B) One
    C) Two
    D) Three
    E) More than three
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Option A
    Explanation:

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

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