# Ranking Test Quiz Set 17

### Question 1

M is older than N but younger than O. P is younger than Q but older than M. If is O younger than P, who is the oldest of all?

A

M.

B

Q.

C

P.

D

O.

Soln.
Ans: b

Facts are:

1. N < M < O.
2. M < P < Q.
3. O < P.

We can arrange: N < M < O < P < Q.

### Question 2

The cricket ball is lighter than the hockey ball and volleyball is lighter than the football. Hockey ball is lighter than the football but heavier than the tennis ball. Which of the following is the heaviest ?

A

Hockey ball.

B

Cricket ball.

C

Volley ball.

D

Football.

Soln.
Ans: d
1. C < H.
2. V < F.
3. T < H < F.

H and F are shortlisted because they appear on the right side in each of the facts given above. But H is defeated in the last fact. So F for football is the answer.

### Question 3

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 heaviest?

A

F.

B

A.

C

S.

D

E.

Soln.
Ans: a

Facts are:

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

By examining the right hand sides we can shortlist F, S and G. But G is defeated in the second fact above, and S is defeated in the last fact. So F is the answer.

### Question 4

In a unit test Summit's marks in Punjabi are more than her marks in Computer but not more than History. Her marks in Hindi are more than that in Computer but not as much as in Punjabi and her marks in English are not as much as in Computer. In which subject did she score the lowest?

A

Computer.

B

English.

C

Hindi.

D

Punjabi.

Soln.
Ans: b

Facts are:

1. C < P < Hist.
2. C < H < P.
3. E < C.

By inspection of the left hand sides, C and E are shortlisted as answers. But by the last fact C defeats E. So E for English is the answer.

### Question 5

Among five cities, Chandigarh is smaller than Mohali. Ferozepur is larger than Jagraon and Ludhiana is larger than Mohali, but not as large as Ferozepur. Which is the smallest?

A

Chandigarh.

B

Delhi.

C

Ferozepur.

D

Ludhiana.

Soln.
Ans: a

Given facts are:

1. C < M.
2. J < F.
3. M < L.
4. L < F.

So the sequence is: C < M < L (J) < F. 