Ranking Test Quiz Set 04

Question 1

Five men 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 read a newspaper. The one who reads first gives it to 3. The one who reads last had taken from 1. The 5 was not the first or last to read. There were two readers between 2 and 1.

Who read the newspaper at the third number?

A

5.

B

4.

C

3.

D

2.

Soln.
Ans: a

The facts are:

1. Start - ? < 3.
2. 1 < ? - End.
3. We can lay the sequence as: ? < 3 < 5 < 1 < ? because 5 is not at the start or end.

Since there are two men between 2 and 1, the sequence will have to start with 2. This is the order in which they read the newspaper: 2 - 3 - 5 - 1 - 4.

Question 2

Sham is taller than Yoke. Arjun is taller than Sham. Satpal is taller than Arjun. Sharan is the tallest. If they stand according to their heights who will second tallest?

A

Sham.

B

Satpal.

C

Yoke.

D

Arjun.

Soln.
Ans: b

The ordering is: Sharan > Satpal > Arjun > Sham > Yoke.

Question 3

Arrange the following words in a meaningful order:

(A) Butterfly, (B) Larva, (C) Egg, (D) Pupa.

A

A, D, C, B.

B

C, D, B, A.

C

A, C, D, B.

D

B, D, A, C.

Soln.
Ans: b

The correct order is :

Egg(C) - Pupa(D) - Larva(B) - Butterfly(A)

Question 4

If Amandeep is taller than Surinder but shorter than Komal and Surinder is just as tall as Kamala but taller than Vandna, then Kamala is.

A

just as tall as Amandeep.

B

taller than Komal.

C

shorter than Amandeep.

D

shorter than Surinder.

Soln.
Ans: c

The facts are:

1. Su < A < Ko.
2. V < (Su = Ka)

The ordering is: V < Su(=Ka) < A < Ko.

Question 5

Find the meaningful sequence:

(A) Alphabet, (B) Book, (C) Paragraph, (D) Sentence, (E) Word.

A

A,B,C,D,E.

B

A,E,D,C,B.

C

E,B,C,A,D.

D

B,A,D,C,E.

Soln.
Ans: b

Alphabet(A) → Word(E) → Sentence(D) → Paragraph(C) → Book(B) 