# AA0 Exam-CT 9: Reasoning (Puzzle - Box)

## AA0 Exam-CT 9: Reasoning (Puzzle - Box)

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1. Directions: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other. The lowermost rack is numbered 1 and above is 2 and so on. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J. Box K is above the box M and below the box J. Box I is below the box K and above the box L. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

Question:
â€‹Which box is between the box N and the box I.
• L
• K
• H
• O
• J

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other.

1. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M.

Here we have four cases according to this Condition.

 Rack Case I Case II Case III Case IV 8 O 7 O 6 O 5 O 4 M 3 M 2 M 1 M

2. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M.

(Case III and Case IV not follows because in the question given box L and box N are below the box M but it is not possible in these cases)

Case I Splits into one more case i.e. Case I(a)

 Rack Case I Case I(a) Case II 8 O O 7 O 6 5 4 M M 3 L M 2 L N L 1 N N

3. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J.

(Case I(a) and Case II not follows because in the question given Four boxes are between the box L and the box J but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 5 4 M 3 2 L 1 N

4. Box K is above the box M and below the box J.

Again case I Splits into two more cases i.e. Case I and Case II

 Rack Case I Case II 8 O O 7 J J 6 K 5 K 4 M M 3 2 L L 1 N N

5. Box I is below the box K and above the box L.

Again case II Splits into one more case i.e. case II(a)

 Rack Case I Case II Case II(a) 8 O O O 7 J J J 6 K K 5 K I 4 M M M 3 I I 2 L L L 1 N N N

6. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

(Case II and Case II(a) not follows because in the question given Two boxes are between the box I and the box H but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 H 5 K 4 M 3 I 2 L 1 N

Hence, box L is between the box N and the box I.

2. Directions: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other. The lowermost rack is numbered 1 and above is 2 and so on. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J. Box K is above the box M and below the box J. Box I is below the box K and above the box L. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

Question:
How many boxes are between the box I and the box J.
• Two
• Four
• Five
• Three
• One

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other.

1. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M.

Here we have four cases according to this Condition.

 Rack Case I Case II Case III Case IV 8 O 7 O 6 O 5 O 4 M 3 M 2 M 1 M

2. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M.

(Case III and Case IV not follows because in the question given box L and box N are below the box M but it is not possible in these cases)

Case I Splits into one more case i.e. Case I(a)

 Rack Case I Case I(a) Case II 8 O O 7 O 6 5 4 M M 3 L M 2 L N L 1 N N

3. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J.

(Case I(a) and Case II not follows because in the question given Four boxes are between the box L and the box J but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 5 4 M 3 2 L 1 N

4. Box K is above the box M and below the box J.

Again case I Splits into two more cases i.e. Case I and Case II

 Rack Case I Case II 8 O O 7 J J 6 K 5 K 4 M M 3 2 L L 1 N N

5. Box I is below the box K and above the box L.

Again case II Splits into one more case i.e. case II(a)

 Rack Case I Case II Case II(a) 8 O O O 7 J J J 6 K K 5 K I 4 M M M 3 I I 2 L L L 1 N N N

6. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

(Case II and Case II(a) not follows because in the question given Two boxes are between the box I and the box H but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 H 5 K 4 M 3 I 2 L 1 N

Hence, Three boxes are between the box I and the box J.

3. Directions: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other. The lowermost rack is numbered 1 and above is 2 and so on. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J. Box K is above the box M and below the box J. Box I is below the box K and above the box L. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

Question:
How many boxes are above the box L?
• Two
• Five
• Six
• Seven
• Three

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other.

1. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M.

Here we have four cases according to this Condition.

 Rack Case I Case II Case III Case IV 8 O 7 O 6 O 5 O 4 M 3 M 2 M 1 M

2. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M.

(Case III and Case IV not follows because in the question given box L and box N are below the box M but it is not possible in these cases)

Case I Splits into one more case i.e. Case I(a)

 Rack Case I Case I(a) Case II 8 O O 7 O 6 5 4 M M 3 L M 2 L N L 1 N N

3. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J.

(Case I(a) and Case II not follows because in the question given Four boxes are between the box L and the box J but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 5 4 M 3 2 L 1 N

4. Box K is above the box M and below the box J.

Again case I Splits into two more cases i.e. Case I and Case II

 Rack Case I Case II 8 O O 7 J J 6 K 5 K 4 M M 3 2 L L 1 N N

5. Box I is below the box K and above the box L.

Again case II Splits into one more case i.e. case II(a)

 Rack Case I Case II Case II(a) 8 O O O 7 J J J 6 K K 5 K I 4 M M M 3 I I 2 L L L 1 N N N

6. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

(Case II and Case II(a) not follows because in the question given Two boxes are between the box I and the box H but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 H 5 K 4 M 3 I 2 L 1 N

Hence, six boxes are above the box L.

4. Directions: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other. The lowermost rack is numbered 1 and above is 2 and so on. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J. Box K is above the box M and below the box J. Box I is below the box K and above the box L. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

Question:
How many boxes are below the box O?
• One
• Six
• Five
• Seven
• Four

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other.

1. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M.

Here we have four cases according to this Condition.

 Rack Case I Case II Case III Case IV 8 O 7 O 6 O 5 O 4 M 3 M 2 M 1 M

2. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M.

(Case III and Case IV not follows because in the question given box L and box N are below the box M but it is not possible in these cases)

Case I Splits into one more case i.e. Case I(a)

 Rack Case I Case I(a) Case II 8 O O 7 O 6 5 4 M M 3 L M 2 L N L 1 N N

3. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J.

(Case I(a) and Case II not follows because in the question given Four boxes are between the box L and the box J but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 5 4 M 3 2 L 1 N

4. Box K is above the box M and below the box J.

Again case I Splits into two more cases i.e. Case I and Case II

 Rack Case I Case II 8 O O 7 J J 6 K 5 K 4 M M 3 2 L L 1 N N

5. Box I is below the box K and above the box L.

Again case II Splits into one more case i.e. case II(a)

 Rack Case I Case II Case II(a) 8 O O O 7 J J J 6 K K 5 K I 4 M M M 3 I I 2 L L L 1 N N N

6. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

(Case II and Case II(a) not follows because in the question given Two boxes are between the box I and the box H but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 H 5 K 4 M 3 I 2 L 1 N

Hence, seven boxes are below the box O.

5. Directions: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other. The lowermost rack is numbered 1 and above is 2 and so on. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J. Box K is above the box M and below the box J. Box I is below the box K and above the box L. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

Question:
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
• Box O and Box J
• Box K and Box M
• Box I and Box L
• Box H and Box K
• Box N and Box L

Eight boxes namely H to O are placed in a rack one above the other.

1. Three boxes are between the box O and the box M but the box O is above the box M.

Here we have four cases according to this Condition.

 Rack Case I Case II Case III Case IV 8 O 7 O 6 O 5 O 4 M 3 M 2 M 1 M

2. Box L is immediate above the box N but below the box M.

(Case III and Case IV not follows because in the question given box L and box N are below the box M but it is not possible in these cases)

Case I Splits into one more case i.e. Case I(a)

 Rack Case I Case I(a) Case II 8 O O 7 O 6 5 4 M M 3 L M 2 L N L 1 N N

3. Four boxes are between the box L and the box J.

(Case I(a) and Case II not follows because in the question given Four boxes are between the box L and the box J but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 5 4 M 3 2 L 1 N

4. Box K is above the box M and below the box J.

Again case I Splits into two more cases i.e. Case I and Case II

 Rack Case I Case II 8 O O 7 J J 6 K 5 K 4 M M 3 2 L L 1 N N

5. Box I is below the box K and above the box L.

Again case II Splits into one more case i.e. case II(a)

 Rack Case I Case II Case II(a) 8 O O O 7 J J J 6 K K 5 K I 4 M M M 3 I I 2 L L L 1 N N N

6. Two boxes are between the box I and the box H.

(Case II and Case II(a) not follows because in the question given Two boxes are between the box I and the box H but it is not possible in these cases)

 Rack Case I 8 O 7 J 6 H 5 K 4 M 3 I 2 L 1 N

Here

1. Box O and Box J - Box O is above the Box J

2. Box K and Box M - Box K is above the Box M

3. Box I and Box L - Box I is above the Box L

4. Box H and Box K - Box H is above the Box K

5. Box N and Box L - Box N is below the Box L(so it does not belong to the group)

Hence, Box N and Box L does not belong to the group.

6. Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I are placed one above the other vertically, not necessarily in the same order. Only five boxes are placed between H and I. D is placed immediately above I. Only three boxes are placed between C and D. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G. F is placed below G but not at the bottom. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. One box is placed between F and E. Box G is placed above A
Question:

Find the odd one out.

• CF
• IG
• HA
• DC
• EF

Boxes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

1. Only five boxes are placed between H and I.

2. D is placed immediately above I.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D H I D H I D I D I D H I H

3. Only three boxes are placed between C and D.

4. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D C H I D C H I C G G C G D G C I D G I D H I H

5. F is placed below G but not at the bottom.

6. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. So, Case 1, Case 2 and Case 3 is eliminated.

 Case 4 Case 5 D I D I G C G C F H F H

7. One box is placed between F and E.

8. Box G is placed above A.

The final arrangement is,

 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 B 4 G 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E

Every pair except DC has one box between them. But DC has three boxes between them.

Hence, DC is the odd one out.

7. Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I are placed one above the other vertically, not necessarily in the same order. Only five boxes are placed between H and I. D is placed immediately above I. Only three boxes are placed between C and D. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G. F is placed below G but not at the bottom. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. One box is placed between F and E. Box G is placed above A
Question:
How many boxes were placed between D and F?
• One
• Two
• Three
• Four
• Five

Boxes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

1. Only five boxes are placed between H and I.

2. D is placed immediately above I.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D H I D H I D I D I D H I H

3. Only three boxes are placed between C and D.

4. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D C H I D C H I C G G C G D G C I D G I D H I H

5. F is placed below G but not at the bottom.

6. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. So, Case 1, Case 2 and Case 3 is eliminated.

 Case 4 Case 5 D I D I G C G C F H F H

7. One box is placed between F and E.

8. Box G is placed above A.

The final arrangement is,

 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 B 4 G 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E

Hence, five persons were placed between D and F.

8. Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I are placed one above the other vertically, not necessarily in the same order. Only five boxes are placed between H and I. D is placed immediately above I. Only three boxes are placed between C and D. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G. F is placed below G but not at the bottom. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. One box is placed between F and E. Box G is placed above A
Question:
Which box is placed second from the bottom?
• F
• E
• C
• A
• H

Boxes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

1. Only five boxes are placed between H and I.

2. D is placed immediately above I.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D H I D H I D I D I D H I H

3. Only three boxes are placed between C and D.

4. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D C H I D C H I C G G C G D G C I D G I D H I H

5. F is placed below G but not at the bottom.

6. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. So, Case 1, Case 2 and Case 3 is eliminated.

 Case 4 Case 5 D I D I G C G C F H F H

7. One box is placed between F and E.

8. Box G is placed above A.

The final arrangement is,

 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 B 4 G 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E

Hence, H is placed second from the bottom.

9. Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I are placed one above the other vertically, not necessarily in the same order. Only five boxes are placed between H and I. D is placed immediately above I. Only three boxes are placed between C and D. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G. F is placed below G but not at the bottom. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. One box is placed between F and E. Box G is placed above A
Question:
Which box is placed three places below B?
• A
• C
• D
• E
• F

Boxes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

1. Only five boxes are placed between H and I.

2. D is placed immediately above I.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D H I D H I D I D I D H I H

3. Only three boxes are placed between C and D.

4. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D C H I D C H I C G G C G D G C I D G I D H I H

5. F is placed below G but not at the bottom.

6. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. So, Case 1, Case 2 and Case 3 is eliminated.

 Case 4 Case 5 D I D I G C G C F H F H

7. One box is placed between F and E.

8. Box G is placed above A.

The final arrangement is,

 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 B 4 G 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E

Hence, Box A is placed three places below B.

10. Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Nine boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I are placed one above the other vertically, not necessarily in the same order. Only five boxes are placed between H and I. D is placed immediately above I. Only three boxes are placed between C and D. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G. F is placed below G but not at the bottom. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. One box is placed between F and E. Box G is placed above A
Question:
If B and G interchange their places, which box is placed two places above C?
• D
• I
• B
• G
• A

Boxes: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

1. Only five boxes are placed between H and I.

2. D is placed immediately above I.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D H I D H I D I D I D H I H

3. Only three boxes are placed between C and D.

4. As many boxes between C and H, as between D and G.

 Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 H D C H I D C H I C G G C G D G C I D G I D H I H

5. F is placed below G but not at the bottom.

6. More than four boxes are placed between D and F. So, Case 1, Case 2 and Case 3 is eliminated.

 Case 4 Case 5 D I D I G C G C F H F H

7. One box is placed between F and E.

8. Box G is placed above A.

The final arrangement is,

 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 B 4 G 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E
After interchange
 No. Case 4 1 D 2 I 3 G 4 B 5 C 6 A 7 F 8 H 9 E

Hence, If B and G interchange their position then G is placed two places above C.