Linear Arrangement


Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

  • Sudha weighs more than Bharat and Abhishek.

  • Rahul weighs less than only Karan.

  • Parul weighs as much as Sudha but less than Dana

  • Abhishek does not weigh the minimum

  1. Who among the following is the third heaviest?
    1. Karan
    2. Rahul
    3. Bharat
    4. Dana
    5. Cannot be determined

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    The information can be reproduced as follows:
    Karan > Rahul > Dana > Sudha = Parul > Abhishek > Bharat

    Correct Option: D

    The information can be reproduced as follows:
    Karan > Rahul > Dana > Sudha = Parul > Abhishek > Bharat
    Dana is the correct answer.


  1. Which of the following is true?
    1. Only four people are heavier than Rahul.
    2. Bharat weights more than Parul
    3. No one weights less than Bharat
    4. Only two people are heavier than Karan
    5. All are true

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    The information can be reproduced as follows:
    Karan > Rahul > Dana > Sudha = Parul > Abhishek > Bharat
    (C) is the correct answer.

    Correct Option: C

    The information can be reproduced as follows:
    Karan > Rahul > Dana > Sudha = Parul > Abhishek > Bharat
    (C) is the correct answer.



Direction: Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
Each of the six friend - A, B, C, D, E and F - scored different marks in an examination. C scored more than only A and E. D scored less than only B. E did not score the least. The one who scored the third highest marks scored the third highest marks scored 81 marks. E scored 62 marks.

  1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
    1. D's score was definitely less than 60
    2. F scored the maximum marks
    3. Only two people scored more than C
    4. There is a possibility that B scored 79 marks
    5. None is true

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    _ > _ > _ > _ C > A, E ...........(i)
    B > D > _ > _ > _ > _ ...........(ii)
    Since E did not score the least, we get B > D > F (81) > C > E (62) > A

    Correct Option: E

    _ > _ > _ > _ C > A, E ...........(i)
    B > D > _ > _ > _ > _ ...........(ii)
    Since E did not score the least, we get B > D > F (81) > C > E (62) > A
    (e) is the correct answer;


  1. Which of the following could possibly be C's score?
    1. 70
    2. 94
    3. 86
    4. 61
    5. 81

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    _ > _ > _ > _ C > A, E ...........(i)
    B > D > _ > _ > _ > _ ...........(ii)
    Since E did not score the least, we get B > D > F (81) > C > E (62) > A
    (a) is the correct answer; C is most likely to score 70 marks as he is between F, who scored 81 marks and E, who scored 62 marks.

    Correct Option: A

    _ > _ > _ > _ C > A, E ...........(i)
    B > D > _ > _ > _ > _ ...........(ii)
    Since E did not score the least, we get B > D > F (81) > C > E (62) > A
    (a) is the correct answer; C is most likely to score 70 marks as he is between F, who scored 81 marks and E, who scored 62 marks.



Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Six products - Ariel, Vivel, Rin, Nirma, Gillette Gel and Pepsodent - are to be placed in six display windows' of a shop numbered 1-6 from left to right of a shopper standing outside the shop. As per the company requirements, Rin and Ariel should be displayed next to each other, but Ariel should be at least three windows away from Nirma. Pepsodent is preferred to be kept between Gillette Gel and Rin but away from Vivel at least by two windows. Vivel cannot be displayed next to Rin for the reason of mixed-product identity. Also Vivel cannot be displayed in window 1.

  1. Which of the following products except Rin will be displayed left of Ariel but right of Gillette Gel?
    1. Vivel
    2. Rin
    3. Pepsodent
    4. None of these

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    Given that Six products - Ariel, Vivel, Rin, Nirma, Gillette Gel and Pepsodent
    From 1st condition: Rin and Ariel are next to each other.
    From 2nd condition at least two products are between Ariel &Nirma
    From 3rd condition Pepsodent is kept between Gillette Gel and Rin, and at least 2 products between Pepsodent and Vivel.
    From 4th condition: Vivel and Rin can not be next to each other.
    From 5th condition Vivel is not kept at 1st window.
    Final arrangement would be Nirma Gillette Pepsodent Rin Ariel Vivel
    Except Rin , the product displayed left of Ariel but right lof Gillette Gel is Pepsodent.

    Correct Option: C

    Given that Six products - Ariel, Vivel, Rin, Nirma, Gillette Gel and Pepsodent
    From 1st condition: Rin and Ariel are next to each other.
    From 2nd condition at least two products are between Ariel &Nirma
    From 3rd condition Pepsodent is kept between Gillette Gel and Rin, and at least 2 products between Pepsodent and Vivel.
    From 4th condition: Vivel and Rin can not be next to each other.
    From 5th condition Vivel is not kept at 1st window.
    Final arrangement would be Nirma Gillette Pepsodent Rin Ariel Vivel
    Except Rin , the product displayed left of Ariel but right lof Gillette Gel is Pepsodent.