Puzzles Aptitude Example questions with Answers
24 apples were divided among 3 brothers . Each of them got the same
No of apples as their age 3 years ago. The youngest of them kept half
Of his share and divided the rest of them equally between other two.
Other two did the same thing. They all ended up with 8 apples each .
Determine their ages.
A city is divided into 16 blocks with rows passing betwwen them
Find the no of ways one can move from a and c. ( if u can only move
Upwards and to the right. Different paths may have common routes in
A is murdered and the statements given by b , c , d are
B - i am a lawyer. I haven't killed.
C - i am a layer i haven't killed.
D- i am not a lawyer. A lawyer is a murderer.
Out of these 6 2 are are correct and two of them lawyer.
First 2 are truth . Last four are false . C has killed.
From the north pole a flight takes up with full capacity of fuel
. It can travel half of the globe. You canchange fuel and do whatever
You like in air. How many minimum flights will be reqd travel the
Earth once through south pole.
Every day a cyclist meets a train at a particular crossing . The
Road is straight. The cyclist travels with a speed of 10 kmph . One day
The cyclist comes late by 25 min and meets the train 5 km from the
Crossing. What is the speed of the train?
assume that the man and the train normally meet at the crossing
At 8 a.m . He is 5 km behind at 7.30 . But when the cyclist is late he
Arrives at the crossing at 8.25 and therefore 5 km behind at 7.55 am
. Since the train takes 5 min to travel 5 km , the speed of the train
Is 60 kmph.
A person was collecting end pieces of cigerettes. He was managed to collect 49
Pieces. We need 7 such pieces to make new one. So how many cigerettes he can
A person moving from a place(camp)., towards east one mile, then towards north
Half mile, towards west 1/4 the mile, towards south 1/8th mile and again
Towards east 1/16th mile and so on. That is the distance between him and the
There are 10 cig packs each conatining an unknown no of cigs( each
Pack has between 50 and 100). One pack has all bad cigs . Each good cig
( if u can agree that any cig is good) weighs 1gm. Each bad cig weighs
1.1 gm or .99 gm but all bad cigs weigh same. Using a spring chemical
Balance ( which gives u the exactweight) .find out which pack is bad ,
Using the balace only once.
Javed , roshan , bharati and sheela are supposed to have won prizes
In math , french , logic , and eng. But its not clear who won what.
A. Sheela guessed that roshan must have won logic.
B. Roshan guessed that sheela will never win math.
C. Javed guessed that bharati has won french.
D. Bharati guessed javed has got eng.
Of those guesses the winners of math and logic prizes guessed correctly
While other two guessed wrong. Who won which prize.
There are 4 political parties . Day flight , eat well , good sleep , deposit loss. The 3 statements are
A. Either day flight or eat well will win the election.
B. Day flight cannot win election.
C. Neither deposit loss nor eat well can win the election.
Only one statement is true while other two are false .who win the election
Soln : deposit loss ( f t f )
All fair skinned, rich, handsome, muscular, lean and employed are tall men
1) all lean men are muscular.
2) no fairskinned person who is not rich is handsome.
3) some muscular men are handsome.
4) all handsome are fairskinned.
5) no person who is neither fair skinned nor muscular is enplyed.
A man covered 28 steps in 30 seconds but he decided to move fast and covered 34 steps in 18 seconds. How many steps are there on the escalator when stationary.