In this type of questions, some clues regarding seating or placing sequence (linear or circular) of some persons or items is given. The candidate is required to form the proper sequence using these clues and answer the questions accordingly.

In a shop, the items were arranged in a shelf consisting of six rows.
Biscuits are arranged above the tins of chocolates but below the rows of packets of chips, cakes are at the bottom and the bottles of peppermints are below the chocolates.
The topmost row had the display of jam bottles.

Where exactly are the bottles of peppermints ? Mention the place from the top. 

A. 2nd
B. 3rd
C. 4th
D. 5th
Answer: D . 5th


Jam bottles are at the top.
Biscuits are below chips, chocolates are below biscuits, peppermints are below chocolates and cakes are at the bottom.
So, the sequence from top to bottom is :
Jam bottles, Chips, Biscuits, Chocolates, Peppermint, Cakes.