Linear Arrangement


Direction: Refer to the following statements and answer the questions:
Seven student Priya, Ankit, Raman, Sunil, Tony, Deepak and Vicky take a series of tests. No two students get similar marks. Vicky always scores more than Priya. Priya always scores more than Ankit. Each time either Raman scores the highest and Tony gets the least, or alternatively Sunil scores the highest and Deepak or Ankit scores the least.

  1. Among Anil, Bibek, Charu, Debu, and Eswar, Eswar is taller than Debu but not as fat as Debu. Charu is taller than Anil but shorter than Bibek. Anil is fatter than Debu but not as fat as Bibek. Eswar is thinner than Charu, who is thinner than Debu. Eswar is shorter than Anil. Who is the thinnest person?
    1. Bibek
    2. Charu
    3. Debu
    4. Eswar

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    Vicky > Priya
    Priya > Ankit
    One of them is true- Raman is highest or Tony is least or Sunil got highest and Deepak got least.
    Now or each and every question we have different case-
    From the given condition we can from the sequence as :
    Sequence as per height : B > C > A > E > D
    Sequence as per body build up : B > A > D > C > E

    Correct Option: D

    Vicky > Priya
    Priya > Ankit
    One of them is true- Raman is highest or Tony is least or Sunil got highest and Deepak got least.
    Now or each and every question we have different case-
    From the given condition we can from the sequence as :
    Sequence as per height : B > C > A > E > D
    Sequence as per body build up : B > A > D > C > E


Direction: Read the following information and answer the questions given below:

  1. Five friends A, B ,C, D and E are standing in a row facing south but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E, C is immediate right to E and D is immediate left to A. on the basis of above information, which of the following statements is definitely true?
    1. B is to the left of A
    2. D is third to the left of E
    3. B is to the right of E
    4. A is second to the left of C
    5. None of these

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    As per the given above question , we can say that
    Five friends A,B,C, D and E are standing in a row facing south but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E. It means that the position of B may be 2nd or 3rd .
    C is immediate right to E .
    and D is immediate left to A. It means that the position of D may be left end .

    Correct Option: B

    As per the given above question , we can say that
    Five friends A,B,C, D and E are standing in a row facing south but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E. It means that the position of B may be 2nd or 3rd.
    C is immediate right to E.
    and D is immediate left to A. It means that the position of D may be left end.
    As all are facing south.......................... so the arrangement will be as below figure.
    From above statements and below figure, it is clear that D is third to the left of E .




  1. A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. then who is sitting on the right of P?
    1. A
    2. S
    3. X
    4. Z
    5. R

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    According to question , we can see that
    A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row.
    S and Z are in the centre .
    and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A.

    Correct Option: C

    According to question , we can see that
    A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row.
    S and Z are in the centre
    and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A.
    Hence , X is sitting on the right of P .


Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Among five friends, each got a different % of marks in the examination. Poonam scored more than Ben but less than Ajay. Ajay scored 70% marks. Shreya scored less marks than only Kim. The one who scored the minimum marks scored 65% marks and the one who scored the highest, scored 87% marks.

  1. Who scored the second lowest marks?
    1. Ben
    2. Kim
    3. Shreya
    4. Ajay
    5. Poonam

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    As per the given above question , we can see that
    When arranged according to marks Kim (87%) > Shreya > Ajay (70%) > Poonam > Ben (65%)

    Correct Option: E

    As per the given above question , we can see that
    When arranged according to marks Kim (87%) > Shreya > Ajay (70%) > Poonam > Ben (65%)
    From above it is clear that Poonam is scored the second lowest marks .



  1. Who is the most likely to have scored 82% marks?
    1. Ben
    2. Poonam
    3. Shreya
    4. Kim
    5. Either Kim or Ben

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    From the given above question , we can say that
    When arranged according to marks Kim (87%) > Shreya > Ajay (70%) > Poonam > Ben (65%)

    Correct Option: C

    From the given above question , we can say that
    When arranged according to marks Kim (87%) > Shreya > Ajay (70%) > Poonam > Ben (65%)
    From above we can see that Shreya is the most likely to have scored 82% marks .