Ranking Test
Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question that follow.
Six compound are being tested for possible use in a new antiposition, 'Sweet 'N' Deadly'.
I. U is sweeter than V and more deadly than Z.
II. V is sweeter than Y and less deadly than Z.
III. W is less sweet than X and less deadly than U.
IV. X is less sweet and more deadly than Y.
V. Y is less sweet and more deadly than U.
VI. Z is sweeter than U and less deadly than W.
 Which is the least deadly?

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As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, VCorrect Option: B
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, V
Compound V is the least deadly.
 Which of the following is /are sweeter than Y and more deadly than W?

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The compound can be arranged according to their taste and effectiveness as shown below.
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, WW
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, VCorrect Option: A
The compound can be arranged according to their taste and effectiveness as shown below.
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, WW
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, V
Compound U is sweeter than Y and More deadly and W.
 Which of the following statement adds no new information about sweetness to the statements that precede it?

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As per question for sweetness,
U is sweeter than V.
1. U > V.
V is sweeter than Y.
2. V > Y.
W is less sweet than X.
3. X > W.
X is less sweet than Y
4. X < Y.
Y is less sweet than U.
5. Y < U.
Z is sweeter than U.
6. Z > U.
From 1 and 2,
7. U > V > Y.
From 6 and 7,
8. Z > U > V > Y.
from 4 and 8,
9. Z > U > V > Y > X
from 3 and 9,
Z > U > V > Y > X > W
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, W == (Z > U > V > Y > X > W)
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, VCorrect Option: D
As per question for sweetness,
U is sweeter than V.
1. U > V.
V is sweeter than Y.
2. V > Y.
W is less sweet than X.
3. X > W.
X is less sweet than Y
4. X < Y.
Y is less sweet than U.
5. Y < U.
Z is sweeter than U.
6. Z > U.
From 1 and 2,
7. U > V > Y.
From 6 and 7,
8. Z > U > V > Y.
from 4 and 8,
9. Z > U > V > Y > X
from 3 and 9,
Z > U > V > Y > X > W
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, W == (Z > U > V > Y > X > W)
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, V
Statement V does not add any new information about the sweetness of compound.
 Which of the following is/are both sweeter and more deadly than V?

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As per question for sweetness,
U is sweeter than V.
1. U > V.
V is sweeter than Y.
2. V > Y.
W is less sweet than X.
3. X > W.
X is less sweet than Y
4. X < Y.
Y is less sweet than U.
5. Y < U.
Z is sweeter than U.
6. Z > U.
From 1 and 2,
7. U > V > Y.
From 6 and 7,
8. Z > U > V > Y.
from 4 and 8,
9. Z > U > V > Y > X
from 3 and 9,
Z > U > V > Y > X > W
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, W == (Z > U > V > Y > X > W)
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, VCorrect Option: D
As per question for sweetness,
U is sweeter than V.
1. U > V.
V is sweeter than Y.
2. V > Y.
W is less sweet than X.
3. X > W.
X is less sweet than Y
4. X < Y.
Y is less sweet than U.
5. Y < U.
Z is sweeter than U.
6. Z > U.
From 1 and 2,
7. U > V > Y.
From 6 and 7,
8. Z > U > V > Y.
from 4 and 8,
9. Z > U > V > Y > X
from 3 and 9,
Z > U > V > Y > X > W
Taste (sweet) Z, U, V, Y, X, W == (Z > U > V > Y > X > W)
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, V
It is clear that both Z and U are sweeter and more deadly than V.
 Which is the most deadly?

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As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, VCorrect Option: D
As per question for deadly,
U is more deadly than Z
1. U > Z.
V is less deadly than Z.
2. V < Z.
W is less deadly than U.
3. W < U.
X is more deadly than Y.
4. X > Y.
Y is more deadly than U.
5. Y > U.
Z is less deadly than W.
6. Z < W.
Now from 1 and 2,
7. U > Z > V
from 7 and 5,
8. Y > U > Z > V
from 4 and 8,
9. X > Y > U > Z > V
from 3, 6 and 9,
X > Y > U > W > Z > V
Effectiveness (deadly) X, Y, U, W, Z, V
Compound X is the most deadly.