Ranking Test Quiz Set 12

Question 1

Arjun and Sham are twin brothers. Ridham is younger than Sham. Ridham is younger than Jaspreet but older than Varma. Sham is younger than Jaspreet. Who is the oldest of all?

A

Arjun.

B

Jaspreet.

C

Ridham.

D

Varma.

Soln.
Ans: b

The facts are:

1. A = S.
2. R < S.
3. V < R < J.
4. S < J.

By examining the right side, we can see that the answer is one of S or J. But if we examine the left sides, S appears there also. So we can strike it off. We are left with J for Jaspreet as the answer.

Question 2

Prabh is heavier than Amrit who is lighter than Vikram. Param is lighter than Prabh and heavier than Vikram.

Who among them is the heaviest?

A

Prabh.

B

Amrit.

C

Vikram.

D

Param.

Soln.
Ans: a

Facts are:

1. A < V < Pr.
2. V < Pa < Pr.

The sequence becomes: A < V < Pa < Pr.

Question 3

If Amandeep is taller than Surinder but shorter than Komal and Surinder is just as tall as Kamala but taller than Vandna, then who is second tallest?

A

Vandna.

B

Amandeep.

C

Surinder.

D

Komal.

Soln.
Ans: b

The facts are:

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

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

Question 4

A is heavier than E but lighter than F. G is lighter than S and F. W is heavier than C but lighter than G. S is not heavier than F. Who is the lightest?

A

F or C.

B

A.

C

S or A.

D

E or C.

Soln.
Ans: d

Facts are:

1. E < A < F.
2. G < S and F.
3. C < W < G.
4. S <= F.

By examining the left hand sides we can shortlist E, G, C and S. But G and S appear on right sides also. So either of E or C is the answer.

Question 5

Among five friends, Malkeet is older than Ravi but not as old as Lakbeer. Lakbeer is older than Nirmal and Karamjeet. Nirmal is younger than Ravi but not the youngest. Who is the youngest in age ?

A

Malkeet.

B

Ravi.

C

Nirmal.

D

Karamjeet.

Soln.
Ans: d
1. R < M < L.
2. N(K) < L.
3. N < R.

Since N is not the youngest, the second fact above becomes K < N < L. The arrangement becomes:

K < N < R < M < L.