Reasoning Quiz – 120 (Puzzle)


Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

There are five friends – Shailendra, Keshav, Madhav, Ashish and Rakesh. Shailendra is shorter than Keshav but taller than Rakesh. Madhav is the tallest. Ashish is a little shorter than Keshav and a little taller than Shailendra.

1. Who is the shortest?
a) Rakesh
b) Shailendra
c) Ashish
d) Keshav
e) None of these

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2. If they stand in the order of their heights, who will be in the middle?
a) Keshav
b) Rakesh
c) Shailendra
d) Ashish
e) None of these

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3. If they stand in the order of increasing heights, who will be the second?
a) Ashish
b) Shailendra
c) Rakesh
d) Keshav
e) None of these

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4. Who is the second tallest?
a) Shailendra
b) Keshav
c) Ashish
d) Rakesh
e) None of these

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5. Who is taller than Ashish but shorter than Madhav?
a) Rakesh
b) Keshav
c) Shailendra
d) Data inadequate
e) None of these

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Directions (Q 6-10): In a group of 5 persons A, B, C, D and E. B and C are intelligent in Mathematics and Geography. A and C are intelligent in Mathematics and History. B and D are intelligent in Political Science and Geography. D and E are intelligent in Political Science and Biology. E is intelligent in Biology, History and Political Science.

6. Who is intelligent in Political Science, Geography and Biology?
a) E
b) D
c) C
d) B
e) A

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7. Who is intelligent in Mathematics, Political Science and Geography?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E

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8. Who is intelligent in Mathematics and History but not in Geography?
a) C
b) E
c) A
d) B
e) D

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9. Who is intelligent in Mathematics, Geography and History?
a) E
b) A
c) D
d) C
e) B

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10. Who is intelligent in Political Science, History and Biology?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E

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