# Puzzle Test Practice Questions

The following section on Puzzle Test Practice Questions has Classification Type Questions, Seating/ Placing Arrangements, Comparison Type Questions etc. Let us start our practice on the Puzzle Test Practice Questions.

## Puzzle Test Practice Questions

This type consists of questions in which certain items belonging to different groups or possessing different qualities are given along with some clues with the help of which the candidate is required to group and analyse the given items and answer the questions accordingly.

## A

There are six cities A, B, C, D, E and F.

A is not a hill station.

B and E are not historical places.

D is not an industrial city.

A and D are not historical cities.

A and B are not alike.

Q1. Which two cities are industrial centres?

(a) A and B         (b) E and F           (c) C and D             (d) B and F           (e) A and D

Q2. Which two cities are historical places?

(a) A and C         (b) B and F           (c) C and F              (d) B and E           (e) A and D

Q3. Which two cities are hill stations?

(a) A and B        (b) C and A           (c) B and D              (d) A and F           (e) None of these

Q4. Which city is a hill station and an industrial centre but not a historical place?

(a) E                    (b)F                       (c) A                          (d) B                       (e) C

Q5. Which two cities are neither historical places nor industrial centres?

(a) A and B        (b) D and E          (c) F and C              (d) B and D            (e) None of these

Q1: (b), Q2: (c), Q3: (c), Q4: (a), Q5: (d)

## B

(i) Five friends P, Q, R. S and T travelled to five different cities of Chennai, Calcutta, Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad by five different modes of transport of Bus. Train, Aeroplane, Car and Boat from Mumbai.

(ii) The person who traveled to Delhi did not travel by boat.

(iii) R went to Bangalore by car and Q went to Calcutta by aeroplane.

(iv) S travelled by boat whereas T travelled by train.

(v) Mumbai is not connected by bus to Delhi and Chennai.            (Bank P.O. 1995)

Q1. Which of the following combinations of person and mode is not correct?

(a) P — Bus            (b) Q — Aeroplane           (c) R — Car         (d) S — Boat         (e) T — Aeroplane

Q2. Which of the following combinations is true for S?

(a) Delhi — Bus         (b) Chennai — Bus          (c) Chennai — Boat          (d) Data inadequate       (e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following combinations of place and mode is not correct?

(a) Delhi — Bus        (b) Calcutta — Aeroplane        (c) Bangalore — Car         (d) Chennai — Boat    (e) Hyderabad — Bus

Q4. The person travelling to Delhi went by which of the following modes?

(a) Bus         (b) Train          (c) Aeroplane          (d) Car            (e) Boat

Q5. Who among the following travelled to Delhi?

(a) R        (b) S         (c) T              (d) Data inadequate         (e) None of these

Q1: (e), Q2: (c), Q3: (a), Q4: (b), Q5: (c)

## Type 2: Seating/ Placing Arrangements

In this type of questions, some clues regarding seating or placing sequence (linear or circular) of some persons or items are given. The candidate is required to form the proper sequence using these clues and answer the questions accordingly.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

Six persons A, B, C, D, E, and F are sitting in two rows, three in each.

E is not at the end of any row.

D is second to the left of F.

C, the neighbor of E, is sitting diagonally opposite to D.

B is the neighbor of F.

Q1. Which of the following is sitting diagonally opposite each other?

(a) F and C        (b) A and C        (c) D and A      (d) A and F           (e) A and B

Q2. Who is facing B?

(a) A             (b) C             (c) D              (d) E            (e) F

Q3. Which of the following are in the same row?

(a) A and E           (b) E and D             (c) C and B            (d) A and B           (e) C and E

Q4. Which of the following is in one of the two rows?

(a) FBC           (b) CEB          (c) DBF             (d) AEF           (e) ABF

Q5. After interchanging seat with E, who will be the neighbors of D in the new position?

(a) C and A       (b) Only B      (c) F and B           (d) Only A              (e) Only C

Q1: (d), Q2: (d), Q3: (a), Q4: (c), Q5: (a)

## Type 3: Comparison Type Questions

In such type of questions, clues are given regarding comparisons among a set of persons or things with respect to one or more qualities. The candidate is required to analyze the whole information, form a proper ascending/descending sequence and then answer the given questions accordingly.

There are five friends — Sachin, Kunal, Mohit, Amy and Rohan.

Sachin is shorter than Kunal but taller than Rohan.

Mohit is the tallest.

Anuj is a little shorter than Kunal and little taller than Sachin.

Q1. Who is the shortest?

(a) Rohan              (b) Sachin         (c) Anuj            (d) Kunal            (e) None of these

Q2. If they stand in the order of their heights, who will be in the middle?

(a) Kunal              (b) Rohan            (c) Sachin          (d) Anuj              (e) None of these

Q3. If they stand in the order of increasing heights, who will be the second?

(a) Anuj            (b) Sachin           (c) Rohan              (d) Kunal             (e) None of these

Q4. Who is the second tallest?

(a) Sachin         (b) Kunal           (c) Anuj                (d) Rohan              (e) None of these

Q5. Who is taller than Anuj but shorter than Mohit?

(a) Kunal          (b) Rohan            (c) Sachin            (d) Data inadequate           (e) None of these

Q1: (a), Q2: (d), Q3: (b), Q4: (b), Q5: (a)

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### One response to “Comparison Type Problems”

1. Asdfg says:

I think answer for first should be C(3)