செவ்வாய், 21 பிப்ரவரி, 2017

Comparison Based Problems

Comparison Based Problems

Similar to the above problems, in this set of questions- we are required to find the position of a person/thing in comparison with the position of the remaining persons/things.
These types of questions are mostly asked in the form of puzzles.

Q12) Raja walks slower than Raghu and Raghu walk as fast as Guru and Krishna walk faster than Guru. Who walks the fastest? 
a) Raghu 
b) Raja 
c) Krishna 
d) Both Raghu and Guru
Solution

(Q13-Q14)
Among A, B, C and D, B is heavier than A and C but C is taller than him. D is not as tall as C while A is shortest. C is not as heavy as A. D is not as tall as C while A is shortest. C is not as heavy as A. D is heavier than B but shorter than him.

Q13) Who is the heaviest? 
a) B
b) A 
c) D 
d) C 
e) Cannot be determined 

Q14) Who is the tallest? 
a) D 
b) C 
c) Either A or D 
d) B 
e) Cannot be determined
Solution

Q15) P, Q, R and S are four males. P is the eldest in the group but he is not the poorest. R is the richest but not the eldest, Q is elder than S but he is not the eldest, Q is elder than S. How can the four persons be arranged in descending order of their age and money?
a) PQRS, RPSQ
b) PRQS, RSPQ
c) PRQS, RSQP
d) PRSQ, RSPQ
e) None of these
Solution

(Q16-Q18)
Five people I, J, K, L and M type at different speeds. I type faster than L but slower than J. M types slower than L but is not the slowest. The one who types the second fastest, types at a speed of 75 words/minute. The one who types the second slowest types at the speed of 50 words/minute.

Q16) How many people type slower than I?
a) 4
b) 1 
c) 2 
d) 3 
e) None of these

Q17) On the given information, which of the following statements is true?
a) J types the fastest
b) K types faster than L
c) No statement is true
d) I type at a speed of 50 words/minutes
e) M types faster than only two persons

Q18) Which of the following can be L’s speed?
a) 77 words/minute
b) 60 words/minute
c) 30 words/minute
d) 45 words/minute
e) 85 words/minute
Solution

(Q19-Q21)
Among five persons – P, Q, R, S and T, each has different height. Only two persons are shorter than S. T is shorter than S but taller than R. The one who is the second tallest among them is of 158 cm.

Q19) Which of the following statement is definitely true with respect to the given information?
a) R is definitely 150cm
b) P is possibly 153cm
c) T is shorter than S
d) Q is shorter than S
e) None of the above

Q20) Which of the following is the height of Q?
a) 148cm
b) 156cm
c) 152cm
d) 150cm
e) 158cm

Q21)How many persons are shorter than Q?
a) 2
b) 3 
c) 4 
d) Cannot be determined 
e) 1
Solution

→The height of Q will be greater than or equal to 158cm