# Logical Reasoning Questions And Answers :: Comparison of Ranks : PART3

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Directions for Q: Read the following data and answer the questions that follow. Six compounds are being tested for possible use in a new anti-poison, �Sweet `N� Deadly�.
 (i) U is sweeter than V and more deadly than Z (ii) V is sweeter than Y and less deadly than Z (iii) W is less sweet than X and less deadly than U (iv) X is less sweet and more deadly than Y (v) Y is less sweet and more deadly than U (vi) Z is sweeter than U and less deadly than W
The comparisons among the compounds are of two different ranks-taste and effectiveness namely �Sweet and Deadly� as below:
 Taste (Sweet) :Z U V Y X W Effectiveness (Deadly) : X Y U W Z V

1. Which is the most deadly?

Z W U Y X
 2. Which of the following adds no new information about sweetness to the statements that precede it? (i) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) ANSWER : (v) Explanation : . Statement V does not add any new information about the sweetness of drugs.
 3. Which of the following is/are both sweeter and more deadly than V? U only W only Z only U and Z only U and W only ANSWER : U and Z only Explanation : . It is clear that Z and U are more sweeter, and more deadly than V.
 4. Which of the following is/are sweeter than Y and more deadly than W? U only V only Z only U and V only Z and V only ANSWER : U only Explanation : . Compound U is sweeter than Y and more deadly than W.
 5. Which is the sweetest? U W X Y Z ANSWER : Z Explanation : . From the above ranking we find that Z is the sweetest.
 6. Which is the least deadly? U V W Y Z ANSWER : V Explanation : . Compound V is the least deadly.

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