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).** Seven students P, Q, R, S, T, U and V take a series of tests.**(ii).** No two students get similar marks.**(iii).** V always scores more than P.**(iv).** P always scores more than Q.**(v).** Each time either R socres the highest and T gets the least, or alternatively S scores the highest and U or Q scores the least.

**If V is ranked fifth, which of the following must be true ?**

** Option:**

**A.**S scores the highest.

**B.**R is renked second.

**C.**T is ranked third.

**D.**Q is ranked fourth.

**E.**U scores the least.

**Answer: A . S scores the highest.**

** Justification:**

In terms of scores, we have :

V > P, P > Q i.e. V > P > Q.

If R scores the highest, we have R > ...... > T,

If S scores the highest, we have S > ...... > Q or S > ...... > U.

**If V ranks fift, P and Q coming before it will occupy sixth and seventh places respectively i.e. Q ranks least. So, S will score the highest.**