Logical puzzle reasoning often features in bank PO, SSC, government exams and many entrance tests. These are mostly arrangement-based, alphanumeric or analytical reasoning puzzles. Additionally, reasoning puzzle questions enhance your deductive and problem solving abilities. Here, we have compiled a series of different logic puzzles with answers and explanations. This set contains 10 easy logical puzzles.
Solve the given questions and check your mental abilities:
Q.1. Meena's mother has five daughters: Reena, Teena, Sheena and Sheela. Who is the fifth daughter?
Q.2. How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 35?
Once. After the first calculation, you will be subtracting 5 from 30, then 5 from 25, and so on.
Q.3. Before the days of motor cars, a man rode into town on his horse. He arrived on Sunday, spent three days in town and left on Sunday. How is that possible?
The name of the horse was Sunday.
Q.4. Imagine that you have 26 constants, labeled A through Z. Each constant is assigned a value in the following way: A = 26^1, B = 25^2, C = 24^3, D = 23^2 and so on till Z = 1^26. Find the exact numerical value to the following equation: (Y - A) * (Y - B) * (Y - C) * ... * (Y - Z).
(Y - A) * (Y - B) * (Y - C) * ... * (Y - Y) * (Y - Z) equals 0 since (Y - Y) is zero.
Q.5. A woman had two girls who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so?
They were two of a set of triplets.
Q.6. A girl found that she had a 56 cms strip of ribbon. She could cut a cm off every second. How long would it take for her to cut 56 pieces? She can not fold the strip and also, can not stack two or more strips and cut them together.
To get 56 pieces, the girl will have to put only 55 cuts. i.e. she can cut 56 pieces in 55 seconds. After getting 54 pieces, she will have a 2 cms long piece. She can cut it into two with just a one cut in 1 second. Hence, total of 55 seconds.
Q.7. A man drove his Innova car all the way from Shimla to Delhi only to discover at the end of the trip that he had a punctured tyre from the very start. Yet his Innova car was not at all affected by it? How is this possible?
Punctured tyre must be a spare tyre.
Q.8. Vinod had twenty-one hens, all but eleven died, how many hens is Vinod left with?
Q.9. A man builds a house with all 4 sides facing south. A bear walks past the house. What color is the bear?
White: the house is built directly on the North Pole.
Q.10. The secret agency Tycoon emailed some code to its agent 006. They are "RACECAR, MURDRUM, SAGAS, ATTACK, and REPAPER". Leaving one which is fake, all other words have something in common. Can you help in finding the fake word?