Puzzle Test -II for IBPS RRB 2017

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Introduction:

This article is a continuation of my previous article regarding Puzzle Test -I and this article is mainly based on the different type of Puzzle problems which is asked in various bank examination. We will see some examples to get a clear picture about, how to choose the best statement among the many statements given and solve the Puzzle questions within some moments.

Puzzle Test Basics For IBPS RRB 2017

Example Problems for seating arrangement Puzzles:

Six teachers – A, B, C, D, E and F are working in three different schools named as Achariya, St Patric, Petitseminaire. Two teachers are working in each of these schools. They teach different subjects like Tamil, English, Maths, Science, Social, Computer.

  1. Person working in Petit Seminaire doesn’t teach Tamil or English.
  2. Science teacher is working in St. Patric.
  3. E teaches Computerand working in Achariya.
  4. B teaches English but doesn’t working in St. Patric.
  5. D doesn’t work in St. Patric and teaches neither Maths nor Science
  6. F doesn’t teach Science and doesn’t work in Petit Seminaire.
  7. C woks in St. Patric.

Solution:

Firstly, understand the given statements correctly, then take notes respectively it will help you to reduce the number of possibilities and search for the definite information given in the statement.

Here, In statement 3 states that E teaches computer and working in Achariya and in Statement 2 states that science teacher works in St. Patric so we can directly fix that entity in the table.

From statement 1 and 4 we conclude that B teaches English and also works in Achariya.

From Statement 6 , F doesn’t works in Petit Seminiare and Achariya as well so F definitely works in St.Patric

From Statement 7, C works in St. Patric and teaches Science. Then From statement 6 alone we can say F teaches Tamil and working in St.Patric.

From Statement 5 we clearly know that D doesn’t teach maths so obviously D teaches social and works in Petit Seminaire still we are having  maths it is clearly evident that A teaches Maths and works in Petit Seminaire.

Hence we fixed all the entities in tabular column shown below :

PERSONSUBJECTSCHOOL
CSCIENCEST. PATRIC
ECOMPUTERACHARIYA
BENGLISHACHARIYA
DSOCIALPETIT SEMINAIRE
FTAMILST. PATRIC
AMATHSPETIT SEMINAIRE

Example problem for Floor based puzzles:

P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are Employs in different companies. Each of them works on different floors number from I to VII, But not necessarily in the same order. Each of them works in different company, vizAirtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, Docomo and Reliance but not necessarily in the same order. Q works on the floor IV, But he doesn’t working Either BSNL or Idea. R works in Airtelcompany but he doesn’t work on floor II or VI. T works on floor V and he works in Docomocompany. The one who works in the Aircelcompany working in the floor VII. S lives on Floor I. V works in Reliance company. P doesn’t not work on VII. The one who works in Idea company works on Floor II.

Solution:

As we discussed earlier, Firstunderstand the given statements correctly, then take notes respectively it will help you to reduce the number of possibilities and search for the definite information given in the statement.

From the given statement we can definitely say that T works in Docomo and lives in V Floor. Q works in Floor IV. S and  the person who works in Idea lives in Floor I and II respectively.  R works in Airtel and lives in Floor III. V works in Reliance and lives in Floor VI. Then P lives in Floor II (IDEA). Q doesn’t works in BSNL and IDEA So, Q definitely works in Vodafone. Finally clearly know that U lives in Floor VII and works in Aircel. Hence we Fixed all the entities in the Tabular Column given below:

FLOORPERSONCOMPANY
VIIUAIRCEL
VIVRELIANCE
VTDOCOMO
IVQVODAFONE
IIIRAIRTEL
IIPIDEA
ISBSNL

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