Can you solve these three simple logical reasoning puzzles? 7 out of 10 people were not able to answer all three correct. Scroll down to view the solutions.
Puzzle number 1:
(Hint: You won’t need Permutation and Combination to get this right)
Q: If you have 30 green, 22 red and 14 pink socks scattered across the floor in a dark room, then minimum how many socks should you grab to get a matching pair?
Puzzle number 2:
Three people Roma, Sen and Preet work in a restaurant. Following details are given about them:
- Roma who is married is looking at Sen.
- Sen is looking at Preet.
- Preet is not married.
Is someone who is married looking at someone who is not married?
Puzzle number 3:
A white dot and a black dot are placed inside a heptagon as given below. At each stage, the black dot moves three corners clockwise and the white dot moves four corners anti-clockwise. After how many stages will the both dots be together in the same corner?
Solutions for the above three puzzles are explained below:
Solution for puzzle number 1:
Solution for puzzle number 2:
Solution for puzzle number 3:
So how many did you get right? These are basic puzzles which you can practice to hone your reasoning skills. More such puzzles can be found in these amazing books: