Puzzle reasoning often features in entrance tests and competitive exams. These are mostly arrangement-based or problem solving puzzles. Such questions intend to check your analytical and deductive skills. Here, we have compiled a series of different logic puzzle questions according to the level of difficulty. This set contains 10 easy logical and analytical puzzles with answers.
Practice the given questions and check your mental abilities:
Q.1. Which alphabet will be 14th to the left of 8th alphabet from the right in the following series of letters?
A O B P C Q D R E S F T G U H V I W J X K Y L Z M N.
From the right we will count the (8 + 14) = 22nd letter, we get C.
Q.2. Hritik is taller than Salman who is shorter than Sanjay. Akshay is taller than Shahrukh but shorter than Salman. Sanjay is shorter than Hritik. Who is the tallest?
Final ranking of height in descending order is : Hritik, Sanjay, Salman, Akshay, Shahrukh. Hence, Hritik is the tallest.
Q.3. Lali and Anju are a married couple. Tunu and Munu are brothers. Tunu is the brother of Lali. How is Munu related to Anju?
None of these
Since Tunu and Munu are brothers, and Tunu is the brother of Lali, Munu is also the brother of Lali. Thus, Munu is the brother-in-law of Anju. Thus, Answer is option (2).
Q.4. How many sets of two letters have as many letters between them as in the English alphabetical order in the word ‘WRISTWATCH’.
Pair ‘ST’ has not any letter in the word ‘WRISTWATCH’ as well as in the english alphabetical order. Likewise, pair ‘AC’ have one letter between them in the word as well as in English alphabetical order. Therefore, we have 2 such pairs of letters. Answer is option (2).
Q.5. Pointing towards a lady, Neeraj said. “ She is the daughter of the only child of my grandmother.”
How is the lady related to Neeraj ?
None of these
The only child of Neeraj's grandmother is Neeraj's father. Now daughter of Neeraj's father is Neeraj's sister. So answer is option (1).
Q.6. If another meaningful word can be formed from all the four letters of the word NEST. Each letter being used only once, then the last letter of the word is your answer. If More than one meaningful word can be formed, then your answer will be X and If no such word can be formed then your answer will be S i.e. None of these.
None of these
Answer is option (4),i.e X. The other meaningful words that can be formed are SENT & TENS.
Q.7. + means ‘ is greater than’
- Means ‘ is less than’
× means ‘ is not greater than’
÷ means ‘ is not less than’
p – q - r implies
p – q + r
q + p – r
r × q + p
q + p ÷ r
p – q - r means p < q < r and this relation implies that q > p < r i.e. q + p – r . So answer is option (2).
Q.8. If the second, third, fifth, eighth and ninth letters of the word CONTEMPTS are combined to form a meaningful word, what will be the middle letter of that word? If more than one such Words can be formed, your answer is X and if no such word can be formed, your answer is Y.
Three meaningful words ‘NOTES’,'TONES', 'STONE' can be made. So answer is option (1).
Q.9. Some friends in a get together observed
1: There are no teetotallers in this room;
2: There is at most one teetotaller in this room;
3: There are at most two teetotallers in this room
. . . . .
. . . . .
12: There are no more than 11 teetotallers in this room.
How many teetotallers are in the room?
There are exactly 0 teetotallers in the room.
Q.10. Find the missing alphabet in the following series?
O, T , T, F, F ,S , S, E, ?
These are basically the first alphabets of the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 when written in words.
Thus, the next will be 9-Nine-N. so the answer is N.