**Directions (1-3): Answer the questions based on the information given below. **

In the following questions, weight and height of some persons are represented by the symbols #, &, @, % and $ are used with the following meanings as illustrated below.

X#Y – Y is taller than X but lighter than X.

X@Y – Y is shorter than X but heavier than X.

X&Y – Y is just shorter than X.

X$Y – X is heavier than Y.

X%Y – X is shorter than only Y.

**Q1. If ‘N@A#M%R$M’ and R is not the heaviest. Who is the heaviest among the four persons?**

(a) R

(b) A

(c) N

(d) M

(e) None of the above

**Q2. If ‘F%A@G@M#K&G’ are related to each other such that the one, who is the tallest, is the second lightest person among all and K is not the lightest then which of the following statement is true?**

(a) G is the third tallest.

(b) M is the heaviest.

(c) G is the second tallest.

(d) A is the lightest.

(e) All are true

**Q3. If ‘A$B$C#D’ and ‘A#B&C’ are related to each other such that the given coded relation is true then which of the following person is the third shortest?**

(a) C

(b) A

(c) B

(d) Either C or A

(e) None of these

**Directions (4-5): Answer the questions based on the information given below.**

There are six towns with different population. Town N is more populated than Town M and L. Town Q is second most populated town. Town P which is more populated than at least two towns is less populated than town O which is not the third most populated town.

**Q4. Which is the least populated town?**

(a) M

(b) L

(c) P

(d) N

(e) Can’t be determined

**Q5. Which is the most populated town?**

(a) O

(b) L

(c) P

(d) N

(e) Can’t be determined

**Solutions **

**Solutions (1-3):**

**S1. Ans. (b)**

**Sol.** For weight: A > R/N> N/R > M or A > R > M > N

For height: R > M > N > A

**S2. Ans. (b)**

**Sol.** For weight: M > K/G > G/K > A > F

For height: A > F > K > G > M

**S3. Ans. (c)**

**Sol.** For weight: A > B > C > D

For height: D > B > C > A

**Solutions (4-5):**

**Sol.** O > Q > N/P > P/N > L/M > M/L

**S4. Ans. (e)**

**S5. Ans. (a)**

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