In such type of questions, clues are given regarding comparisons among a set of persons or things with respect to one or more qualities. The candidate is required to analyse the whole information, form a proper ascending / descending sequence and then answer the given questions accordingly.

**(i).** A, B, C, D and E are five friends.**(ii).** B is elder to E, but not as tall as C.**(iii).** C is younger to A, and is taller to D and E.**(iv).** A is taller to D, but younger to E.**(v).** D is elder to A but is shortest in the group.

**Who among the following is the eldest ?**

** Option:**

**A.**A

**B.**B

**C.**C

**D.**D

**E.**None of these

**Answer: E . None of these**

** Justification:**

In terms of age, we have :

E < B, C < A, A < E, A < D

So, we have : C < A < E < B < A < D.

In terms of height, we have :

B < C, D < C, E < C, D < A

**Either B or D is the eldest.**