Reasoning Quiz: For SO, Syndicate, AAO

1. A is older than B and D. C is older than B but younger than E. D is older than E. Who among them is second youngest?

(a) D 

(b) A
(c) C 
(d) E
(e) None of these

2. In a family of 6 members A, B, C, P, Q and R, R, father of B is elder than P. A is younger than only three members of the family. Q, wife of B is elder than C, who is not the youngest. P is second eldest. Who is third eldest among them?
(a) R 
(b) Q
(c) B 
(d) C
(e) Cannot be determined
3. Among 6 persons, Ravi is elder than Mohan but younger than Rohit. Arpit is elder than only 1 person. Sachin is younger than Deepak, who is third eldest among them while Mohan is not the youngest. If they are arranged in descending order of their age then how many persons are between Rohit and Sachin?
(a) One 
(b) Two
(c) Three 
(d) Four
(e) Cannot be determined

4. In a class test, Rupesh is 6th from the top and Harish is 13th from the bottom. Manish is 9 ranks below Rupesh and 18 ranks above Harish. How many students are there in the class?
(a) 45 
(b) 43
(c) 46 
(d) Data inadequate 
(e) None of these.
5. In a half yearly examination Aadish’s marks in Hindi are more than his marks in English but not more than Chemistry. His marks in Science are more than that in English but not as much as in Mathematics and his marks in Physics are not as much as in Chemistry. In which of the given subjects can his score not be the third lowest?
(a) Science 
(b) Physics
(c) Hindi 
(d) English
(e) Mathematics

6. A and B study in a class. In a test, A has secured more marks than B. B’s rank is eleventh from the top among all the students in the class while rank of A is better than 24 students. Which of the following is definitely true?
(a) A stood first in the test
(b) There is at least one student between A and B in the rank list
(c) The total number of students cannot succeed by 34.
(d) The minimum number of students is 28.
(e) None of these

7. Among five friends P, Q, R, S and T, Q is taller that R. T is taller than P. S is shorter than P but taller that Q. Who among them is the second shortest?
(a) T 
(b) Q
(c) R 
(d) P
(e) Cannot be determined
8. If Ritu is taller than Kavita but shorter than Gunjan and Kavita is not as short as Aditi but shorter than Payal. Than Gunjan is
(a) Tallest
(b) Second taller
(c) Third taller
(d) Tallest or second taller
(e) Second taller or third taller

9. At Banjara hills, there are 6 buildings U, V, W, X, Y and Z having different heights. Building V is taller than building Y, which is not taller than building W. building X is shorter than building U but taller than building Z. Building Y is taller than building X but building V is not the tallest. Which building is second tallest?
(a) U 
(b) V
(c) W 
(d) Y
(e) Cannot be determined

10. M, N, 0, P, Q and R, when arranged in descending order of their weight from top, Q becomes third, R is between M and Q, 0 and P are neither at top nor at last. Who among them is the second?
(a) M 
(b) O
(c) P 
(d) N 
(e) R


1. (c); A>D>E>C>B 

2. (b); R>P>Q>A>C>B

3. (d); Rohit>Ravi>Deepak>Mohan>Arpit>Sachin

4. (a); 5 Student>Rupesh>8 student >Manish>17 student>Harish>12 Student

5. (d); 

6. (c)

7. (b); T>P>S>Q>R

8. (d); 
(i) P>G>R>K>A
(ii) G>P>R>K>A
(iii) G>R>P>K>A

9. (e)

(i) W/V>U/W>V>Y>X>Z
(ii) U/W>V>W/U>Y>X>Z

10. (e)