Reasoning Box Based Puzzles Practice Questions
Reasoning Box Based Puzzles Practice Questions

Box Based Puzzles Questions With Answers

Hello Aspirants, As we all know that Reasoning Puzzle & Seating Arrangement is a vital part of the reasoning section for every competitive exam. There are different kinds of Puzzle Questions asked in the examination. (Like – Linear Puzzle, Seating Arrangement Puzzle, Box Puzzle, Month Based Puzzle, Floor Puzzle). So here, In this article, we will provide Box-Based Puzzles with some questions. These Box-Based Puzzles questions are important for Bank, SSC, SEBI, NABARD, RBI, LIC, and Other state exams. You can attempt these questions & boost your preparation for your examination.

In the Banking exams, Reasoning Puzzle Questions were asked in the Prelims as well as Mains exam. There are 3-4 Puzzle based questions set asked in the mains exam (Bank). You want to score more in the Puzzle section then you should practice more and more Puzzle Questions for Bank PO. These “Box Based Puzzles Questions With Answers” are also important for other banking exams such as SBI PO, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer, IBPS RRB Office Assistant, IBPS SO, SBI SO, and other competitive exams.

Reasoning Box Based Puzzles Practice Questions | Set-38

Direction (1-5): Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.

There are seven boxes i.e. A, B, C, D, E, F and G which are kept one above the other but not necessarily in the same order. The boxes are of different colour i.e. Blue, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Pink and Brown but not necessarily in the same order.
Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. There are three boxes kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Box D is kept below box G . More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour. Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is not of Blue colour.

1. Which of the following box is kept at the topmost position?

A. A
B. D
C. G
D. F
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. A

Explanation: There are three boxes are kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. So we have the four possible cases:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
G   E Brown E Brown    
    G     Pink   Pink
  Black            
      Black   Black   Black
  Pink            
E Brown   Pink G   G  
  E Brown

More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour.

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
  Blue E Brown E Brown   Blue
G   G     Pink   Pink
C Red C Red C Red C Red
F Black F Black F Black F Black
               
  Pink   Pink G   G  
E Brown   Blue   Blue E Brown

Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is kept below box G. Box D is not of blue color. So case3 and case4 gets eliminated. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. So, case 2 also gets eliminated. The final solution is:

Case-1
Box Colour
A Blue
G White
C Red
F Black
D Yellow
B Pink
E Brown

2. Which of the following box is kept immediately below box B?

A. F
B. D
C. C
D. G
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – E. None of these

Explanation: There are three boxes are kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. So we have the four possible cases:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
G   E Brown E Brown    
    G     Pink   Pink
  Black            
      Black   Black   Black
  Pink            
E Brown   Pink G   G  
  E Brown

More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour.

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
  Blue E Brown E Brown   Blue
G   G     Pink   Pink
C Red C Red C Red C Red
F Black F Black F Black F Black
               
  Pink   Pink G   G  
E Brown   Blue   Blue E Brown

Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is kept below box G. Box D is not of blue color. So case3 and case4 gets eliminated. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. So, case 2 also gets eliminated. The final solution is:

Case-1
Box Colour
A Blue
G White
C Red
F Black
D Yellow
B Pink
E Brown

3. How many boxes is/are kept below box D?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Two

Explanation: There are three boxes are kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. So we have the four possible cases:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
G   E Brown E Brown    
    G     Pink   Pink
  Black            
      Black   Black   Black
  Pink            
E Brown   Pink G   G  
  E Brown

More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour.

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
  Blue E Brown E Brown   Blue
G   G     Pink   Pink
C Red C Red C Red C Red
F Black F Black F Black F Black
               
  Pink   Pink G   G  
E Brown   Blue   Blue E Brown

Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is kept below box G. Box D is not of blue color. So case3 and case4 gets eliminated. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. So, case 2 also gets eliminated. The final solution is:

Case-1
Box Colour
A Blue
G White
C Red
F Black
D Yellow
B Pink
E Brown

4. Which of the following is the colour of box A?

A. White
B. Pink
C. Yellow
D. Blue
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Blue

Explanation: There are three boxes are kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. So we have the four possible cases:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
G   E Brown E Brown    
    G     Pink   Pink
  Black            
      Black   Black   Black
  Pink            
E Brown   Pink G   G  
  E Brown

More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour.

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
  Blue E Brown E Brown   Blue
G   G     Pink   Pink
C Red C Red C Red C Red
F Black F Black F Black F Black
               
  Pink   Pink G   G  
E Brown   Blue   Blue E Brown

Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is kept below box G. Box D is not of blue color. So case3 and case4 gets eliminated. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. So, case 2 also gets eliminated. The final solution is:

Case-1
Box Colour
A Blue
G White
C Red
F Black
D Yellow
B Pink
E Brown

5. Which of the following is the true regarding G?

A. Box G is among the top 3 positions.
B. Only one box is kept between G and F
C. Box C is kept immediately below box G.
D. Box G is kept above Pink colour box.
E. All are correct

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Correct Answer – E. All are correct

Explanation: There are three boxes are kept between box G and the Pink colour box. Only one box is kept between G and the Black colour box, which is not kept at the top. Only two boxes are kept between box E, which is brown in colour and the Black colour box. Pink colour box is not kept at the top. So we have the four possible cases:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
G   E Brown E Brown    
    G     Pink   Pink
  Black            
      Black   Black   Black
  Pink            
E Brown   Pink G   G  
  E Brown

More than three boxes are kept between Brown colour box and Blue colour box. Box G is not of Blue colour. C, which is of Red colour is kept immediately above box F, which is not of Pink colour.

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour Box Colour
  Blue E Brown E Brown   Blue
G   G     Pink   Pink
C Red C Red C Red C Red
F Black F Black F Black F Black
               
  Pink   Pink G   G  
E Brown   Blue   Blue E Brown

Only three boxes are kept between box B and White colour box. Box B is not of Blue colour. Box D is kept below box G. Box D is not of blue color. So case3 and case4 gets eliminated. None of the box are kept next to each other according to the English alphabetical series. So, case 2 also gets eliminated. The final solution is:

Case-1
Box Colour
A Blue
G White
C Red
F Black
D Yellow
B Pink
E Brown

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Direction: Study the information and answer the following questions:

Ten boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are placed one above the other but not necessarily in the same order. All boxes are assigned a different number Viz. 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 16, 23, 25, 29 and 31 (not necessarily in the same order).

Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. Box D is assigned with the number 8. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. B is placed immediately below J. The box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. H is not placed below I.

6. How many boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with number 16?

A. Two
B. None
C. One
D. Three
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Three

Explanation: Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. We have following four cases i.e. case-1, case-2, case-3 and case-4:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
  5   5   5   5
  31   31   31   31
        A 7 A 7
  16   25 C   C  
               
               
F 23 F 23 F 23 F 23
E   E   E   E  
A 7 A 7        
C   C     16   25

Now, G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. This will eliminate Case 1 and Case 2. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. D is assigned with the number 8. B is placed immediately below J. Now the condition are-

Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
J 5 J 5
B 31 B 31
A 7 A 7
C   C  
  13   13
D 8 D 8
F 23 F 23
E   E  
G 12 G 12
  16   25

Now, the box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. This will eliminate Case 3. H is not placed below I. So the final arrangement will be-

Case-4
Box Assigned Number
J 5
B 31
A 7
C 16
H 13
D 8
F 23
E 29
G 12
I 25

7. Which among the following box is placed immediately below H?

A. I
B. D
C. F
D. C
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. D

Explanation: Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. We have following four cases i.e. case-1, case-2, case-3 and case-4:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
  5   5   5   5
  31   31   31   31
        A 7 A 7
  16   25 C   C  
               
               
F 23 F 23 F 23 F 23
E   E   E   E  
A 7 A 7        
C   C     16   25

Now, G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. This will eliminate Case 1 and Case 2. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. D is assigned with the number 8. B is placed immediately below J. Now the condition are-

Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
J 5 J 5
B 31 B 31
A 7 A 7
C   C  
  13   13
D 8 D 8
F 23 F 23
E   E  
G 12 G 12
  16   25

Now, the box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. This will eliminate Case 3. H is not placed below I. So the final arrangement will be-

Case-4
Box Assigned Number
J 5
B 31
A 7
C 16
H 13
D 8
F 23
E 29
G 12
I 25

8. Which among the following number is assigned to box E?

A. 25
B. 13
C. 16
D. 29
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. 29

Explanation: Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. We have following four cases i.e. case-1, case-2, case-3 and case-4:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
  5   5   5   5
  31   31   31   31
        A 7 A 7
  16   25 C   C  
               
               
F 23 F 23 F 23 F 23
E   E   E   E  
A 7 A 7        
C   C     16   25

Now, G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. This will eliminate Case 1 and Case 2. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. D is assigned with the number 8. B is placed immediately below J. Now the condition are-

Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
J 5 J 5
B 31 B 31
A 7 A 7
C   C  
  13   13
D 8 D 8
F 23 F 23
E   E  
G 12 G 12
  16   25

Now, the box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. This will eliminate Case 3. H is not placed below I. So the final arrangement will be-

Case-4
Box Assigned Number
J 5
B 31
A 7
C 16
H 13
D 8
F 23
E 29
G 12
I 25

9. Which box is placed immediately above the box which is assigned with the number 25?

A. Box F
B. Box H
C. Box A
D. Box G
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Box G

Explanation: Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. We have following four cases i.e. case-1, case-2, case-3 and case-4:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
  5   5   5   5
  31   31   31   31
        A 7 A 7
  16   25 C   C  
               
               
F 23 F 23 F 23 F 23
E   E   E   E  
A 7 A 7        
C   C     16   25

Now, G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. This will eliminate Case 1 and Case 2. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. D is assigned with the number 8. B is placed immediately below J. Now the condition are-

Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
J 5 J 5
B 31 B 31
A 7 A 7
C   C  
  13   13
D 8 D 8
F 23 F 23
E   E  
G 12 G 12
  16   25

Now, the box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. This will eliminate Case 3. H is not placed below I. So the final arrangement will be-

Case-4
Box Assigned Number
J 5
B 31
A 7
C 16
H 13
D 8
F 23
E 29
G 12
I 25

10. Which among the following box is placed at the bottom most position?

A. Box J
B. Box G
C. Box B
D. Box C
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – E. None of these

Explanation: Five boxes are placed between C and the one which is assigned with the number which is perfect square and one of them is placed at the bottom. Two boxes are placed between C and F which is assigned with the number 23. No box is placed above the box which is assigned with number 5. The box which is assigned with the highest number is placed immediately below the box which is assigned with the lowest number. Five boxes are placed between E and the one which is assigned with the highest number. A which is assigned with 7 is placed immediately above C. We have following four cases i.e. case-1, case-2, case-3 and case-4:

Case-1 Case-2 Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
  5   5   5   5
  31   31   31   31
        A 7 A 7
  16   25 C   C  
               
               
F 23 F 23 F 23 F 23
E   E   E   E  
A 7 A 7        
C   C     16   25

Now, G which is assigned with 12 is placed below F. This will eliminate Case 1 and Case 2. Three boxes are kept between the box which is assigned with 13 and box G. D is assigned with the number 8. B is placed immediately below J. Now the condition are-

Case-3 Case-4
Box Assigned Number Box Assigned Number
J 5 J 5
B 31 B 31
A 7 A 7
C   C  
  13   13
D 8 D 8
F 23 F 23
E   E  
G 12 G 12
  16   25

Now, the box which is assigned with 29 is placed above the one which is assigned with 25. C is not assigned with an odd number. This will eliminate Case 3. H is not placed below I. So the final arrangement will be-

Case-4
Box Assigned Number
J 5
B 31
A 7
C 16
H 13
D 8
F 23
E 29
G 12
I 25

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