Logical Reasoning – II – Rank & Ordering

In a row of boys, Sumit is 5th from left and Kishor is 33rd from right. If they exchange their positions, Sumit becomes 25th from left. How many boys are there in the row?
In a queue, Ramesh is 16th from the front while Daya is 37th from the end. Suraj is exactly between the two. If there are 74 people in the queue, what position does Suraj occupy from the front?
Hari, Gopal, Ram, Jagdish and Krishna compared the price of their phones and found that only Hari's phone is cheaper than Gopal's phone and only Ram's phone is more expensive than Jagdish's phone. If all the phone prices are unique and compared, who has the third most expensive phone?
A teacher is analysing the smartness and brightness of five students - Sneha, Priya, Kajal, Anvita and Monica. Sneha is smarter than Monica and Anvita is not smarter than Monica. Anvita is brighter than Monica and Kajal is not bright as Monica. Priya is not as smart as Kajal and Anvita is smarter than Kajal. Sneha is not bright as Priya and Kajal is brighter than Priya. No two people have the same brightness or same smartness. In descending order, who is second in terms of smartness and third in terms of brightness?
There are five animals - elephant, lion, rat, wolf and ant - such that no two animals have the same height or same weight Elephant is taller than lion, who is not taller than wolf. Wolf is not smaller than rat and rat is bigger than ant Ant is not heavier than rat and wolf is heavier than rat Elephant is heavier than lion and wolf is not heavier than lion. Which animal is second in terms of height, in ascending order?
Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A person buys five ladders - U, V, W, X and Y. The height, number of steps and price is unique for each ladder.

1. W is longer than X, which is longer than U.

2. U is cheaper than W while V is costlier than W.

3. Y is not longer than U and only V is shorter than Y.

4. W has fewer steps than X and more steps than U.

5. U is costlier than X and X is not cheaper than Y.

6. V does not have as many steps as Y and U has more steps than Y.

Q.6. How many ladders are longer than Y?

Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A person buys five ladders - U, V, W, X and Y. The height, number of steps and price is unique for each ladder.

1. W is longer than X, which is longer than U.

2. U is cheaper than W while V is costlier than W.

3. Y is not longer than U and only V is shorter than Y.

4. W has fewer steps than X and more steps than U.

5. U is costlier than X and X is not cheaper than Y.

6. V does not have as many steps as Y and U has more steps than Y.

Q.7. Which ladder has the least number of steps?

Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A person buys five ladders - U, V, W, X and Y. The height, number of steps and price is unique for each ladder.

1. W is longer than X, which is longer than U.

2. U is cheaper than W while V is costlier than W.

3. Y is not longer than U and only V is shorter than Y.

4. W has fewer steps than X and more steps than U.

5. U is costlier than X and X is not cheaper than Y.

6. V does not have as many steps as Y and U has more steps than Y.

Q.8. Which ladder's price is the second highest?

Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A person buys five ladders - U, V, W, X and Y. The height, number of steps and price is unique for each ladder.

1. W is longer than X, which is longer than U.

2. U is cheaper than W while V is costlier than W.

3. Y is not longer than U and only V is shorter than Y.

4. W has fewer steps than X and more steps than U.

5. U is costlier than X and X is not cheaper than Y.

6. V does not have as many steps as Y and U has more steps than Y.

Q.9. Which ladder has the same position, irrespective of sequence, for every parameter?

Directions for questions 6 to 10: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A person buys five ladders - U, V, W, X and Y. The height, number of steps and price is unique for each ladder.

1. W is longer than X, which is longer than U.

2. U is cheaper than W while V is costlier than W.

3. Y is not longer than U and only V is shorter than Y.

4. W has fewer steps than X and more steps than U.

5. U is costlier than X and X is not cheaper than Y.

6. V does not have as many steps as Y and U has more steps than Y.

Q.10. Which ladder should a person buy if he wants a tall ladder with as many steps as possible, but at the cheapest possible price?

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