Logical Reasoning Puzzles form an essential part of bank PO, SSC, government exams and many entrance tests. These are mostly based on arrangements, blood relations and other reasoning concepts. Such questions intend to check your analytical, deductive and problem solving abilities. Here, we have compiled a series of different logical puzzles with solutions. This set contains 10 medium level logic puzzles.

Solve the given questions and check your logical abilities:

Directions for questions 1-5: Read the following information and answer the questions that follow.

There are five brothers — Stephan, Kevin, Mason, Aaron and Ryan. Mason is the tallest. Stephan is shorter than Kevin but taller than Ryan. Aaron is a little shorter than Kevin and little taller than Stephan.

Q.1. Who is the shortest?

A. Ryan

B. Aaron

C. Stephan

D. Kevin

Sol : Option A
Let’s denote the 5 boys by the first letter of their names: S , K, M, A and R.
Then M > K > A > S > R.
Ryan is shortest

Q.2. If they stand in the order of their heights, who will be in the middle?

A. Kevin

B. Ryan

C. Stephan

D. Aaron

Sol : Option D
Let’s denote the 5 boys by the first letter of their names: S , K, M, A and R.
Then M > K > A > S > R.
Aaron is in the middle

Q.3. If they stand in the order of increasing heights, who is the second?

A. Aaron

B. Stephan

C. Kevin

D. Ryan

Sol : Option B
Let’s denote the 5 boys by the first letter of their names: S , K, M, A and R.
Then M > K > A > S > R.
In the order of increasing heights i.e. shortest to tallest, Stephan is second.

Q.4. Who is the second tallest?

A. Aaron

B. Kevin

C. Stephan

D. Ryan

Sol : Option B
Let’s denote the 5 boys by the first letter of their names: S , K, M, A and R.
Then M > K > A > S > R.
Kevin is second tallest.

Q.5. Who is taller than Aaron but shorter than Mason?

A. Kevin

B. Ryan

C. Stephan

D. Data inadequate

Sol : Option A
Let’s denote the 5 boys by the first letter of their names: S , K, M, A and R.
Then M > K > A > S > R.
Kevin is taller than Aaron but shorter than Mason.

Directions for questions 6-10: Read the following information and answer the questions that follow.

A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 and A6 are 6 members in a family in which there are two married couples.

A2, the lawyer is married to A1.

A5, a Director is married to the writer who is mother of A3 and A6.

Of the 2 married ladies, one is a Chef.

A1 has one son and one grandson.

There is also 1 college going student and 1 male civil engineer in the family.

Q.6. How is A1 related to A3?

A. Grandfather

B. Mother

C. Grandmother

D. None of these

Sol : Option C
One couple is A2 A1. A3 and A6 are the children of A5. So, the other couple is A5,A4.
A5 is a Director. A4 is a female writer. A2 is a lawyer.
So, A1 is a Chef and hence a female. A4 is the mother of A3 and A6.
A1 has one son and one grandson. So, A5 is the son of A1 and A3 or A6 is the grandson.
The grandson is a male civil engineer and the grand-daughter is a college going student.
A1 is the grandmother of A3.

Q.7. Who among the following is the Chef?

A. A1

B. A2

C. A4

D. A5

Sol : Option A
One couple is A2 A1. A3 and A6 are the children of A5. So, the other couple is A5,A4.
A5 is a Director. A4 is a female writer. A2 is a lawyer.
So, A1 is a Chef and hence a female. A4 is the mother of A3 and A6.
A1 has one son and one grandson. So, A5 is the son of A1 and A3 or A6 is the grandson.
The grandson is a male civil engineer and the grand-daughter is a college going student.
A1 is the Chef.

Q8. How is A3 related to A6?

A. Brother

B. Sister

C. Data inadequate

D. None of these

Sol : Option C
One couple is A2 A1. A3 and A6 are the children of A5. So, the other couple is A5,A4.
A5 is a Director. A4 is a female writer. A2 is a lawyer.
So, A1 is a Chef and hence a female. A4 is the mother of A3 and A6.
A1 has one son and one grandson. So, A5 is the son of A1 and A3 or A6 is the grandson.
The grandson is a male civil engineer and the grand-daughter is a college going student.
A3 may be the brother or sister of A6.

Q9. Which of the following represents the group of females in the family?

A. A1, A3, A4

B. A1, A4, A6

C. A2, A5,A3

D. Data inadequate

Sol : Option D
One couple is A2 A1. A3 and A6 are the children of A5. So, the other couple is A5,A4.
A5 is a Director. A4 is a female writer. A2 is a lawyer.
So, A1 is a Chef and hence a female. A4 is the mother of A3 and A6.
A1 has one son and one grandson. So, A5 is the son of A1 and A3 or A6 is the grandson.
The grandson is a male civil engineer and the grand-daughter is a college going student.
Since the gender of A3 and A6 is not given, so the set of three females cannot be determined.

Q. 10 Which of the following is true about the granddaughter in the family?

A. She is a civil engineer

B. She is a college going student

C. She is a lawyer

D. Data inadequate

Sol : Option B

One couple is A2 A1. A3 and A6 are the children of A5. So, the other couple is A5,A4.
A5 is a Director. A4 is a female writer. A2 is a lawyer.
So, A1 is a Chef and hence a female. A4 is the mother of A3 and A6.
A1 has one son and one grandson. So, A5 is the son of A1 and A3 or A6 is the grandson.
The grandson is a male civil engineer and the grand-daughter is a college going student.
The grand-daughter is a college going student.