Instructions

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Seven boxes A, B, C, D, E, F and G are kept one above the other, but not necessarily in the same order. Each box contains different items Shoes, Papers, Bands, Medicines, Ribbons, Creams and Phones, but not necessarily in the same order. Only three boxes are kept between D and G. The Ribbon box is kept immediately above G. Only one box is kept between the Ribbon box and A. The Ribbon box is not the second from the bottom of the stack, Only one box is kept between E and A. E is kept above A. The Medicine box is kept immediately above E. Only three boxes are kept between the Medicine box and the Shoe box. The Paper Box is immediately above the Phone box. G is not the Paper box. F is kept immediately below the Cream box. Only one box is kept between B and the Cream box.

Question 20

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group ?

Solution

The Ribbon box is kept immediately above G and the Ribbon box is not the second from the bottom of the stack, => Box G is not at the bottom.

Only three boxes are kept between D and G, => Let box D is at the bottom and thus Box G is third from the top and the ribbon box is immediately above it.

Only one box is kept between E and A and E is kept above A.

The Medicine box is kept immediately above E and only three boxes are kept between the Medicine box and the Shoe box, => The shoe box is kept immediately below A.

Only one box is kept between the Ribbon box and A, => A is kept at the middle and E contains ribbons.

F is kept immediately below the Cream box and only one box is kept between B and the Cream box, => A contains creams and box B is second from bottom.

The Paper Box is immediately above the Phone box, => B contains papers and D contains phones.

Apart from C-shoes, there is no gap between the boxes mentioned in the options.

=> Ans - (C)