# Puzzles UPSC Questions

## Puzzles MCQ Questions

1.

Consider the following figures:

What is the missing number?

UPSC - 2011

A.

7

B.

8

C.

9

D.

10

C. 9

2.

Consider the following figure and answer the item that follows:

A square is divided into four rectangles as shown above. The lengths of the sides of rectangles are natural numbers. The areas of two rectangles are indicated in the figure. What is the length of each side of the square?

UPSC - 2011

A.

10

B.

11

C.

15

D.

Cannot be determined as the given data are insufficient

B. 11

3.

Examine the following statements:
1. None but students are member+B4s are member of the club.
2. Some members of the club are married persons.
3. All married persons are invited for dance.
Which one of the following conclusions can be drawn from the above statements?

UPSC - 2012

A.

All students are invited for dance.

B.

All married students of the club are invited for dance.

C.

All members of the club are married persons.

D.

None of the above conclusions can be drawn.

B. All married students of the club are invited for dance.

4.

Directions for the following 3 items given below (Questions 4-6)
Out of four friends A, B, C and D,
A and B play football and cricket,
B and C play cricket and hockey,
A and D play basketball and football,
C and D play hockey and basketball.

Who does not play hockey?

UPSC - 2013

A.

D

B.

C

C.

B

D.

A

D. A

5.

Who plays football, basketball and hockey?

UPSC - 2013

A.

D

B.

C

C.

B

D.

A

A. D

6.

Which game do B, C and D play?

UPSC - 2013

A.

B.

Hockey

C.

Cricket

D.

Football