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Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given question.
There are Some boxes which are arranged one above another such that one box is placed at the bottom and another box is placed just above that box and all are arranged in the same order.
Only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above the box having Teddy-bear toy . Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. There are three boxes in between the box U and box V. The box which has Car toy placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. Box R is just above to box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it. Box S has Doll toy in it.
How many boxes are there between box R and box U?
(a) Five
(b) One
(c) Four
(d) Two
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. a
Sol.
Step1- From the given conditions, only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above box having Teddy-bear toy. Box S has Doll toy in it. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
—–
—-
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
Car
Step 2 :- From the remaining given conditions, Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. There are three boxes which are placed in between the box U and box V so V placed above to box U because the box having car toy in it is placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. So from these condition there will be two possibility of the Box P in case 1 box is placed above box S and in case 2 box P placed below box S.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
P
—-
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Case 1 :- Case2 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
S
Doll
R
—-
—–
Robot
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Step 3 :- Now it is given that, box R is just above the box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. So, case 2 will be eliminated as there is no place for box R and we get our final answer.
Case 1 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
—–
—–
—–
S
Doll
R
—–
Robot
V
—–
Teddy-bear
—–
—-
—–
—-
U
—-
—–
Car
Which box is immediately above box R?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) Robot toy box
(d) V
(e) Teddy bear box
Answer & Explanation
Ans. a
Sol.
Step1- From the given conditions, only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above box having Teddy-bear toy. Box S has Doll toy in it. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
—–
—-
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
Car
Step 2 :- From the remaining given conditions, Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. There are three boxes which are placed in between the box U and box V so V placed above to box U because the box having car toy in it is placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. So from these condition there will be two possibility of the Box P in case 1 box is placed above box S and in case 2 box P placed below box S.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
P
—-
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Case 1 :- Case2 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
S
Doll
R
—-
—–
Robot
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Step 3 :- Now it is given that, box R is just above the box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. So, case 2 will be eliminated as there is no place for box R and we get our final answer.
Case 1 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
—–
—–
—–
S
Doll
R
—–
Robot
V
—–
Teddy-bear
—–
—-
—–
—-
U
—-
—–
Car
How many boxes are there in the arrangement?
(a) Ten
(b) Eleven
(c) Fourteen
(d) Twelve
(e) None of these
Ans. b
Sol.
Step1- From the given conditions, only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above box having Teddy-bear toy. Box S has Doll toy in it. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
—–
—-
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
Car
Step 2 :- From the remaining given conditions, Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. There are three boxes which are placed in between the box U and box V so V placed above to box U because the box having car toy in it is placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. So from these condition there will be two possibility of the Box P in case 1 box is placed above box S and in case 2 box P placed below box S.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
P
—-
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Case 1 :- Case2 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
S
Doll
R
—-
—–
Robot
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Step 3 :- Now it is given that, box R is just above the box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. So, case 2 will be eliminated as there is no place for box R and we get our final answer.
Case 1 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
—–
—–
—–
S
Doll
R
—–
Robot
V
—–
Teddy-bear
—–
—-
—–
—-
U
—-
—–
Car
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How many boxes are kept above the box V?
(a) Five
(b) One
(c) Four
(d) Two
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. a
Sol.
Step1- From the given conditions, only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above box having Teddy-bear toy. Box S has Doll toy in it. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
—–
—-
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
Car
Step 2 :- From the remaining given conditions, Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. There are three boxes which are placed in between the box U and box V so V placed above to box U because the box having car toy in it is placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. So from these condition there will be two possibility of the Box P in case 1 box is placed above box S and in case 2 box P placed below box S.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
P
—-
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Case 1 :- Case2 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
S
Doll
R
—-
—–
Robot
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Step 3 :- Now it is given that, box R is just above the box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. So, case 2 will be eliminated as there is no place for box R and we get our final answer.
Case 1 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
—–
—–
—–
S
Doll
R
—–
Robot
V
—–
Teddy-bear
—–
—-
—–
—-
U
—-
—–
Car
How many boxes are kept below the box U?
(a) Five
(b) One
(c) Four
(d) Two
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. b
Sol.
Step1- From the given conditions, only three boxes are placed in between the box which has Teddy-bear toy and the one which has the Doll toy and the box having Doll toy is above box having Teddy-bear toy. Box S has Doll toy in it. There are as many boxes placed between box S and the box having Teddy-bear toy as between the box having car toy and the box having Teddy-bear toy in it.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
—–
—-
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
Car
Step 2 :- From the remaining given conditions, Box U is immediately above the box having car toy. There are three boxes which are placed in between the box U and box V so V placed above to box U because the box having car toy in it is placed at the bottom. There is one box in between the box P and the box having doll. So from these condition there will be two possibility of the Box P in case 1 box is placed above box S and in case 2 box P placed below box S.
Boxes
Toys
S
Doll
—–
—-
P
—-
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Case 1 :- Case2 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
S
Doll
R
—-
—–
Robot
V
—-
—–
Teddy-bear
U
Car
Step 3 :- Now it is given that, box R is just above the box having Robot toy in it. Box R is placed somewhere in between box P and the box having Teddy bear toy. Box R is not placed immediately above to box V. So, case 2 will be eliminated as there is no place for box R and we get our final answer.
Case 1 :-
Boxes
Toys
P
—–
—–
—–
S
Doll
R
—–
Robot
V
—–
Teddy-bear
—–
—-
—–
—-
U
—-
—–
Car
Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Five boxes i.e. A, B, C, D and E which are of different weight are placed one above the other and contains different item in it. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it and it is not the heaviest among all the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. Box A is heavier than Box B. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. The Box A contains Caps in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble in it and the box which is empty. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box B does not contain Marble in it. The box which contain Caps is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble in it. Box C is heavier than Box E and Box C is kept above Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box.
Which of the following box is the heaviest among all?
(a) Box D
(b) Box E
(c) Box C
(d) Box A
(e) Box B
Answer & Explanation
Ans. d
Sol.
Step 1 :- Using given statements, we will first find the comparison of weight among the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. Box C is heavier than Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box. The Box A contains Caps in it. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box A is heavier than Box B. from all these conditions we get the final arrangement of the boxes according to the weight.
A (Caps)> D (Marble) > B (bottle) > C (Shoes) > E (empty)
Step 2 :- Now, using the above arrangement and remaining conditions we will find the arrangement of the boxes which is kept at the top and which box kept at the bottom. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble (Box D) in it and the box which is empty (Box E). The box which contain Caps (Box A) is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble (Box B) in it. So, there will be two possible cases.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Case 2
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
E
Empty
A
Caps
C
Shoes
D
Marble
Step 3:- Now it is given that Box C is kept above Box E so case 2 will be eliminated. And we get our final answer.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Which of the following box contains Shoes in it?
(a) Box A
(b) Box D
(c) Box B
(d) Box C
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. d
Sol.
Step 1 :- Using given statements, we will first find the comparison of weight among the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. Box C is heavier than Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box. The Box A contains Caps in it. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box A is heavier than Box B. from all these conditions we get the final arrangement of the boxes according to the weight.
A (Caps)> D (Marble) > B (bottle) > C (Shoes) > E (empty)
Step 2 :- Now, using the above arrangement and remaining conditions we will find the arrangement of the boxes which is kept at the top and which box kept at the bottom. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble (Box D) in it and the box which is empty (Box E). The box which contain Caps (Box A) is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble (Box B) in it. So, there will be two possible cases.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Case 2
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
E
Empty
A
Caps
C
Shoes
D
Marble
Step 3:- Now it is given that Box C is kept above Box E so case 2 will be eliminated. And we get our final answer.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Box D contains which of the following item?
(a) Marble
(b) Box D is empty
(c) Shoes
(d) Bottle
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. a
Sol.
Step 1 :- Using given statements, we will first find the comparison of weight among the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. Box C is heavier than Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box. The Box A contains Caps in it. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box A is heavier than Box B. from all these conditions we get the final arrangement of the boxes according to the weight.
A (Caps)> D (Marble) > B (bottle) > C (Shoes) > E (empty)
Step 2 :- Now, using the above arrangement and remaining conditions we will find the arrangement of the boxes which is kept at the top and which box kept at the bottom. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble (Box D) in it and the box which is empty (Box E). The box which contain Caps (Box A) is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble (Box B) in it. So, there will be two possible cases.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Case 2
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
E
Empty
A
Caps
C
Shoes
D
Marble
Step 3:- Now it is given that Box C is kept above Box E so case 2 will be eliminated. And we get our final answer.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Which of the following box is the lightest among all?
(a) Box D
(b) Box E
(c) Box C
(d) Box A
(e) Box B
Answer & Explanation
Ans. b
Sol.
Step 1 :- Using given statements, we will first find the comparison of weight among the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. Box C is heavier than Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box. The Box A contains Caps in it. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box A is heavier than Box B. from all these conditions we get the final arrangement of the boxes according to the weight.
A (Caps)> D (Marble) > B (bottle) > C (Shoes) > E (empty)
Step 2 :- Now, using the above arrangement and remaining conditions we will find the arrangement of the boxes which is kept at the top and which box kept at the bottom. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble (Box D) in it and the box which is empty (Box E). The box which contain Caps (Box A) is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble (Box B) in it. So, there will be two possible cases.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Case 2
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
E
Empty
A
Caps
C
Shoes
D
Marble
Step 3:- Now it is given that Box C is kept above Box E so case 2 will be eliminated. And we get our final answer.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Box E contains which of the following item?
(a) Marble
(b) Box E is empty
(c) Shoes
(d) Bottle
(e) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Ans. b
Sol.
Step 1 :- Using given statements, we will first find the comparison of weight among the boxes. Box D is heavier than Box C and Box E. The box which contains shoes in it is the fourth heaviest box. Box C is heavier than Box E. Box B is not the fourth heaviest and it is not the empty box. The Box A contains Caps in it. The empty box is the lightest box among all. The box contains Marble in it is the second heaviest box. D is not the heaviest box among all. Box A is heavier than Box B. from all these conditions we get the final arrangement of the boxes according to the weight.
A (Caps)> D (Marble) > B (bottle) > C (Shoes) > E (empty)
Step 2 :- Now, using the above arrangement and remaining conditions we will find the arrangement of the boxes which is kept at the top and which box kept at the bottom. The box which is kept at the top contains bottle in it. There are two boxes kept between box which contains marble (Box D) in it and the box which is empty (Box E). The box which contain Caps (Box A) is not kept immediately above or below the box which contain marble (Box B) in it. So, there will be two possible cases.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
Case 2
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
E
Empty
A
Caps
C
Shoes
D
Marble
Step 3:- Now it is given that Box C is kept above Box E so case 2 will be eliminated. And we get our final answer.
Case 1
BOX
ITEM
B
Bottle
D
Marble
C
Shoes
A
Caps
E
Empty
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