Important Puzzles for IBPS Exams

Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight people A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line with equal distances between each other,but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing North and some of them are facing south.
A sits at one of the extreme ends of the line. Only three people sit between A and G. E sits exactly between A and G.
H sits third to the right of E. B is an immediate neighbour of H and faces south. C sits second to the right of F. C is not an immediate neighbour of G.
Immediate neighbour of G face opposite directions(i.e. if one neighbour faces North then the other neighbour faces south and Vice-Versa)
A and D face the same direction as E(i.e if E faces north then A and D also face North and Vice-Versa). Both the immediate neighbours of E face south.

1. In the given arrangement, if two people come and sit to the immediate left of E, how many people will sit between F and C?
A. Two
B. Three
C. Four
D. More than four
E. One

2. Who amongst the following sits third to the right of F?
A. A
B. B
C. Other than those given as options
D. D
E. E

3. How many people face North as per the given arrangement?
A. Two
B. Three
C. Four
D. More than four
E. One

4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based upon their seating arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
A. EC
B. AF
C. BF
D. CG
E. DG

5. Who amongst the following sits at the extreme end of the row?
A. B
B. C
C. D
D. E
E. Other than those given as options

Directions (Q. 6–10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Shinzo, Abe, Jinping, Yoko, Putin , Nicolas and Sarkozy are seven different boxes of different colours i.e. Brown, Orange, Silver, Pink, Yellow, White and Green but not necessarily in the same order. Box which is of Brown colour is immediately above Shinzo. There are only two box between Yoko and the box which is of Brown colour. Box which is of Silver colour is above Yoko but not immediately above Yoko. Only three box are between Jinping and the box which is of Silver colour. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above Jinping. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box Sarkozy. Only one box is there between Abe and Putin. Box Abe is above Putin. Neither box Abe nor Shinzo is of Yellow colour. Shinzo is not of orange colour.

6. How many box is/are there between Yoko and Sarkozy?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

7. What is the colour of ‘Nicolas’?
(a) Green
(b) Brown
(c) Silver
(d) Pink
(e) Can’t be determined.

8. Find the pair of colour and boxes which is not correct?
(a) Abe-Pink
(b) Nicolas-Silver
(c) Shinzo-white
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

9. Which of the following condition is correct regarding yellow colour with respect to Putin?
(a) There are one person between Putin and Yellow colour
(b) Putin is immediately above of yellow colour
(c) Yellow colour related to the person immediately above Putin
(d) All of the above is true
(e) None of the above is true.

10. Which of the following colour belongs to ‘Shinzo’?
(a) Brown
(b) Pink
(c) Yellow
(d) Orange
(e) None of the above

1-B. Three
2- A
3-C. Four
4-A. EC
5-C. D
6-b
7-c
8-a
9-c
10-e