# Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q. 1–5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

I. P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are eight students in a class. Three of them play cricket and badminton each and two of them play hockey. Each one of them has a different height.
II. The tallest does not play hockey and the shortest does not play cricket.
III. V is taller than P and S but shorter than Z and Q. T, who does not play cricket, is taller than Q and is second to the tallest. W is shorter than S but taller than P.
IV. Z, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with S.
V. W does not play either cricket or hockey. Q does not play hockey.

1.Who is the tallest?
1) Q
2) Z
3) R
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

2.Who is the shortest?
1) W
2) S
3) Z
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

3.Which of the following pairs of students plays hockey?
1) TV
2) ZT
3) ZV
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

4.What is V’s position from the top when they are arranged in descending order of their height?
1) Third
2) Fifth
3) Fourth
4) Sixth
5) None of these

5.Which of the following groups of students plays cricket?
1) RPT
2) RQV
3) RPQ
4) PQR or QRV
5) None of these

Answers
Let us arrange the name of the persons according to
descending order of the heights of the persons.
From clues IV and III, we get
R > T > Q > Z > V > S > W > P
Now let us arrange the persons and their games.

1. 3
2. 5; P
3. 5; PT
4. 2
5. 2

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