Puzzle questions test your mind power and inspire you to think harder than you’ve ever thought before, while enhancing your deductive and problem solving abilities. Puzzles are real brain teasers often featured in bank, government exams and many other aptitude tests.

Practise with our puzzles to help you know what to expect, improve your speed and confidence and be really prepared for the actual test.

Which segment fills the gap to complete the puzzle?

A.

1

B.

2

C.

3

D.

4

E.

5

Correct answer is **E**

Splitting the diagram in half both horizontally and vertically, each quarter contains a pattern of black squares, representing the letters W, X, Y and Z.

Which letter replaces the question mark?

A.

C

B.

L

C.

W

D.

A

Correct answer is **A**

In each circle, multiply the inverse alphabetical value of the upper left hand letter by the regular alphabetical value of the upper right hand letter to give the value in the lower segment.

Which grid replaces the question mark?

A.

A

B.

B

C.

C

D.

D

E.

E or F

Correct answer is **B**

In each row, the left hand grid contains one line of black dots, the central one contains 2 lines and the right hand one contains 3 lines.

Which picture cube does this shape make?

A.

A

B.

B

C.

C

D.

D

Correct answer is **B**

No explanation has been provided for this answer.

Which letter replaces the question mark?

A.

X

B.

M

C.

P

D.

Z

Correct answer is **C**

Working in rows, add the left and right hand numbers together, and put the letter with the reverse alphabetical value of this sum in the central box.

Which number replaces the question mark?

A.

5

B.

6

C.

7

D.

8

Correct answer is **A**

In each row, add together the numerical values of the 3 central letters to give a 2 digit sum, and put this 2 digit sum in the left and right hand boxes at the end of the rows.

Which letter replaces the question mark?

A.

R

B.

P

C.

K

D.

O

Correct answer is **D**

Working in rows, add up the digits in each row and put the letter with this numerical value in the centre of the row.

Which grid replaces the question mark?

A.

A

B.

C

C.

D

D.

E

E.

F

Correct answer is **A**

Working in rows, if you superimpose the pattern of spots in the left and right hand grids you get the pattern in the central grid.

Which symbol is needed to make the scale balance?

A.

Anchor

B.

Binoculars

C.

Buoy

D.

Binoculars and Anchor

Correct answer is **A**

The Binoculars = 1, the Anchor = 3 and the Buoy = 5

Which number replaces the question mark?

A.

2

B.

4

C.

6

D.

8

Correct answer is **B**

Split the left and right hand circles in half vertically. The letter with the numerical value of the sum of the digits in the left half of the left hand circle is placed in the top left segment of the central circle, and the letter with the numerical value of the sum of the digits in the right half of the left hand circle is placed in the top right segment of the central circle. Repeat this formula for the 2 halves of the right hand circle, putting the resulting letters in the lower segments of the central circle.

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