Ch.4 :- Comparison of Ranks : Exercise 1


1. Priti scored more than Rahul. Yamuna scored as much as Divya. Lokita scored less than Manju. Rahul scored more than Yamuna. Manju scored less than Divya. Who scored the lowest?

(a) Manju     (b) Yamuna     (c) Lokita     (d) Rahul     (e) None of these

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2.Roshan is taller than Hardik who is shorter than Sushil. Niza is taller than Harry but shorter than Hardik. Sushil is shorter than Roshan. Who is the tallest?

(a) Roshan     (b) Sushil     (c) Hardik     (d) Harry     (e) Niza

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3. Among five boys, Vasant is taller than Manohar, but not as tall as Raju. Jayant is taller than Dutta, but shorter than Manohar. Who is the tallest in the group?

(a) Raju     (b) Manohar    (c) Vasant   (d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

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⇒ Directions of Q. No.4 to 7 : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Among A, B, C, D and E, E is taller than D but not as fat as D. C is taller than A but shorter than B. A is fatter than D but not as fat as B. E is thinner than C who is thinner than D. E is shorter than A.

4. Who is the most thin person in the group?

(a) B     (b) C     (c) D     (d) E     (e) Cannot be determined

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5. Who is the tallest of well as having the highest weight in the group?

(a) A     (b) B     (c) C     (d) D     (e) E

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6. If all the persons stood in a line according to their height, who would be in the middle?

(a) A     (b) B     (c) C     (d) D     (e) E

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7. Which person is taller than two but thinner than the remaining two ?

(a) A     (b) B      (c) C     (d) D     (e) E

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8. Among A, B, C and D, B is heavier than A and C but C is taller than him. D is not as tall as C, while A is the shortest. C is not as heavy as A. D is heavier than B but shorter than him. Who is the heaviest?

(a) B     (b) A     (c) D     (d) C   (e) None ofthese

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9. In the above question, who is the tallest?

(a) D     (b) C     (c) Either A or D     (d) Cannot be determined     (e) None

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10. Mukesh is taller than Suresh but shorter than Rakesh. Rakesh is taller than Harish but shorter than Amar. Who among them is the shortest with regard to height?

(a) Mukesh     (b) Suresh     (c) Harish     (d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

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11. Harish is taller than Manish but shorter than Suresh. Manish is shorter than Anil but taller than Raghu. Who among them is the shortest with regard to height?

(a) Anil     (b) Manish     (c) Raghu     (d) Cannot be determined     (e) None

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12. Ramesh is taller than Vinay who is not as tall as Karan. Sanjay is taller than Anupam but shorter than Vinay. Who among them is the tallest?

(a) Ramesh     (b) Karan     (c) Vinay     (d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

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13. Nageena is taller than Pushpa but not as tall as Manish. Reena is taller than Namita but not as tall as Pushpa. Who among them is the tallest?

(a) Manish     (b) Pushpa     (c) Namita    (d) Nageena     (e) Reena

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 Directions for Q. No. 14 to 18 : Read the information given below and answer the questions.

The age and height of six children in a class are as follows:

(i) Amit is taller and older than Tanu but shorter and younger than Shruti.

(ii) Bharat is taller than Chander who is not as tall as Tanu.

(iii) The oldest is the shortest.

(iv) The youngest would be fourth if the children stood in a line according to their height and one started counting from the tallest.

(v) Bharat is younger than Ritu but older than Chander who is older than Shruti.

14. Who among them is the tallest?

(a) Tanu     (b) Chander     (c) Shruti     (d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

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15. Who is older than Tanu but younger than Shruti ?

(a) Ritu     (b) Bharat     (c) Amit     (d) Data inadequate     (e) None of these

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16. Which of the following statements is definitely true?

(a) Bharat is the oldest person in the group

(b) Tanu is the tallest person in the group

(c) Amit is older than Bharat

(d) Ritu is the shortest

(e) None of the above

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17. Which of the following is the correct order of height in descending order?

(a) Amit, Shruti, Bharat, Tanu, Chander and Ritu

(b) Ritu, Bharat, Chander, Shruti, Amit and Tanu

(c) Bharat, Shruti, Amit, Tanu, Chander and Ritu

(d) Shruti, Bharat, Amit, Tanu, Chander and Ritu

(e) Data inadquate

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18. Whose Rank in height cannot be positioned definitely?

(a) Tanu     (b) Bharat     (c) Shruti     (d) Chander

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Directions for Q. No. 19 to 24 : Read the following data and answer the questions that follow. Six compounds are being tested for possible use in a new anti-poison, “Sweet ‘N’Deadly”.

(i) U is sweeter than V and more deadly than Z

(ii) V is sweeter than Y and less deadly than Z

(iii) W is less sweet than X and less deadly than U

(iv) X is less sweet and more deadly than Y

(v) Y is less sweet and more deadly than U

(vi) Z is sweeter than U and less deadly than W

19. Which is the sweetest?

(a) U     (b) W     (c) X     (d) Y     (e) Z

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20. Which of the following is/are both sweeter and more deadly than V ?

(a) U only     (b) Wonly     (c) Z only     (d) U and Z only     (e) U and W only

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21. Which of the following adds no new information about sweetness to the statements that precede it ?

(a) (i)     (b) (iii)     (c) (iv)     (d) (v)     (e) (vi)

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22. Which of the following is/are sweeter than Y and more deadly than W ?

(a) U only     (b) V only     (c) Z only     (d) U and V only     (e) Z and V only

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23. Which is the least deadly?

(a) U     (b) V     (c) W      (d) Y     (e) Z

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24. Which is the most deadly?

(a) Z     (b) W     (c) U     (d) Y     (e) X

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