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  • 1. 

    Eight friends – Manu, Ritu, Tinku, Rishi, Alka, Rohan, Sony and Akash sit in a row having chairs numbered one to eight in ascending order from left to right. They are all facing north direction. Tinku sits on chair number six. There are exactly two persons between Tinku and Manu. Ritu and Akash always sit adjacent to each other. Sony sits adjacent to neither Manu nor Tinku. Alka never sits on a chair having an odd number on it. Neither Ritu nor Akash sits on chair number four. There is only one person between Rohan and Ritu. Alka sits on the right ( not necessarily immediate right ) of Rishi and Rishi never sits adjacent to Rohan

  • 2. 

    Eight friends  Akriti, Bharat, Chitra, Deepika, Eshita, Farukh, Garima and Harsh are sitting around a circular table in such a way that no two adjacent persons face the centre. Four of them are facing the centre, while the rest are facing outward. Akriti who faces the centre, sits third to the right of Farukh. Eshita , who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbor of Farukh. Deepika sits opposite Akriti. Only one person sits between Farukh and Garima. Deepika sits second to the right of Bharat . Chitra is not an immediate neighbor of Akriti.  

  • 3. 

    Three lectures on science, with one each on physics, chemistry and zoology and three lectures on arts , with one each on history, psychology and sociology were held on six consecutive days of a week from Monday to Saturday, with a lecture on a day in a conference. It is also known that: (i)    The lecture on physics was held before the lecture on zoology (ii)    The lecture on history was held before the lecture on sociology. (iii)    The lecture on sociology was held before the lecture on physics (iv)    For none of the areas , all three lectures were held on three consecutive days  

  • 4. 

    Eight friends Lakshit , Mayank , Nishant, Onvi, Preeti, Qazia, Reena and Sujit are sitting around a circle facing the centre. There are equal number of males and females in the group. No two females are immediate neighbors of each other. Nishant is a male and Nishant sits third to the right of Reena. Onvi is a female and Onvi is not an immediate neighbor of Nishant. Preeti sits second to the left of Onvi. Sujit sits fourth to the right of Lakshit and Sujit is not ann immediate neighbor of Reena. Qazia is a female.  

  • 5. 

    Who among the following sit at extreme ends?

    • A.

      Sonu, Ritu

    • B.

      Akash,Rishi

    • C.

      Monu, Ritu

    • D.

      Akash,Sonu

    • E.

      Can’t be determined

    Correct Answer
    D. Akash,Sonu
    Explanation
    Akash and Sonu sit at extreme ends.

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  • 6. 

    Who among the following sits on the immediate right of Alka ?

    • A.

      Manu

    • B.

      Rohan

    • C.

      Ritu

    • D.

      Akash

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Rohan
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, we know that Alka is sitting to the left of Rohan. Since the question asks for the person sitting on the immediate right of Alka, the correct answer is Rohan.

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  • 7. 

    How many persons are sitting between Ritu and Manu ?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because there are three persons sitting between Ritu and Manu.

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  • 8. 

    Who among the following is different from the others based upon the given seating arrangement ?

    • A.

      Sonu-Manu

    • B.

      Alka-Akash

    • C.

      Rohan – Ritu

    • D.

      Ritu- Sonu

    • E.

      Manu-Rohan

    Correct Answer
    B. Alka-Akash
    Explanation
    Based on the given seating arrangement, all the other pairs consist of two names that are mentioned together. However, Alka and Akash are the only pair that are not mentioned together in the seating arrangement. Therefore, Alka-Akash is different from the others.

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  • 9. 

    If , from left to right , the first person interchanges his position with the person at the fifth position and the second person interchanges his position with the person at sixth position and so on , which of the following will be the fifth from the right end in the new arrangement?

    • A.

      Ritu

    • B.

      Tinku

    • C.

      Akash

    • D.

      Rishi

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Akash
    Explanation
    If the first person interchanges his position with the person at the fifth position, then Akash will move to the first position. Similarly, if the second person interchanges his position with the person at the sixth position, then Ritu will move to the second position. Following this pattern, the fifth person from the right end in the new arrangement will be Akash.

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  • 10. 

    Who sits second to the left of Bharat?

    • A.

      Eshita

    • B.

      Akriti

    • C.

      Deepika

    • D.

      Harsh

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Akriti
    Explanation
    The person who sits second to the left of Bharat is Akriti.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following will come in place of the question mark in the series based upon the given arrangement? Garima – Akriti , Eshita – Chitra, Bharat– Garima , Chitra – Deepika, ?

    • A.

      Harsh-Eshita

    • B.

      Farukh – Harsh

    • C.

      Farukh – Bharat

    • D.

      Akriti- Harsh

    • E.

      Can’t say

    Correct Answer
    E. Can’t say
  • 12. 

    What is the position of Eshita with respect to Farukh ?

    • A.

      4th to the left

    • B.

      2nd to the right

    • C.

      3rd to the left

    • D.

      3rd to the right

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd to the left
    Explanation
    Eshita is positioned 3rd to the left of Farukh.

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  • 13. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      Chitra

    • B.

      Garima

    • C.

      Farukh

    • D.

      Deepika

    • E.

      Harsh

    Correct Answer
    D. Deepika
    Explanation
    The given names Chitra, Garima, Farukh, and Harsh are all of Indian origin, while Deepika is of Indian origin but also a popular name in other countries. Therefore, Deepika is the one that does not belong to the group.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following is true about Chitra ?

    • A.

      Chiitra is an immediate neighbor of Farukh

    • B.

      Chitra faces the centre

    • C.

      Chitra sits exactly between Eshita and Deepika

    • D.

      Bharat sits third to the left of Chitra

    Correct Answer
    C. Chitra sits exactly between Eshita and Deepika
    Explanation
    The given information states that Chitra sits exactly between Eshita and Deepika. This means that Chitra is seated in the middle of Eshita and Deepika.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following lectures could be held on Saturday

    • A.

      Chemistry

    • B.

      Zoology

    • C.

      Psychology

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    All of the given lectures could be held on Saturday because there are no restrictions or limitations mentioned in the question. Since there is no specific information indicating that any of the lectures cannot be held on Saturday, it can be inferred that all three lectures - Chemistry, Zoology, and Psychology - are possible options for a Saturday schedule.

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  • 16. 

    If the lecture on physics was held on Thursday, then which of the following alternatives gives the lectures those were held on the first three days?

    • A.

      Chemistry, psychology and history

    • B.

      Chemistry, history and sociology

    • C.

      Sociology, psychology and history

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Chemistry, history and sociology
    Explanation
    The lecture on physics was held on Thursday, which means it was the fourth day of the week. Therefore, the lectures on the first three days would be Chemistry, history, and sociology.

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  • 17. 

    If the lecture on history was held on Wednesday then the lecture held on Tuesday was on

    • A.

      Chemistry

    • B.

      Either chemistry or psychology

    • C.

      Either psychology or zoology

    • D.

      Either physics or psychology

    Correct Answer
    B. Either chemistry or psychology
    Explanation
    The lecture on history was held on Wednesday, which means the lecture held on Tuesday could have been either chemistry or psychology. There is no information given about the specific subject for Tuesday's lecture, so both options are possible.

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  • 18. 

    The lecture on sociology was held on

    • A.

      Tuesday

    • B.

      Wednesday

    • C.

      Thursday

    • D.

      Can’t be determined

    Correct Answer
    D. Can’t be determined
  • 19. 

    If the lecture on chemistry was held after the lecture on zoology, then the lecture on psychology was held on

    • A.

      Thursday

    • B.

      Saturday

    • C.

      Friday

    • D.

      Either (a) or ( c )

    Correct Answer
    D. Either (a) or ( c )
    Explanation
    Since the lecture on chemistry was held after the lecture on zoology, the lecture on psychology could have been held on either Thursday or Friday.

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  • 20. 

    What is Qazia’s position with respect to Onvi?

    • A.

      Immediate right

    • B.

      3rd to the right

    • C.

      3rd to the left

    • D.

      4th to the left

    • E.

      5th to the right

    Correct Answer
    D. 4th to the left
    Explanation
    Qazia’s position with respect to Onvi is 4th to the left.

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  • 21. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

    • A.

      Lakshit- Onvi

    • B.

      Nishant- Lakshit

    • C.

      Onvi- Preeti

    • D.

      Preeti- Qazia

    • E.

      Mayank- Sujit

    Correct Answer
    A. Lakshit- Onvi
    Explanation
    The four options Nishant-Lakshit, Onvi-Preeti, Preeti-Qazia, and Mayank-Sujit all consist of pairs of people who are seated together in the arrangement. However, Lakshit-Onvi does not follow this pattern as they are not seated together. Therefore, Lakshit-Onvi is the one that does not belong to the group.

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  • 22. 

    If all the eight friends are made to sit alphabetically in the clockwise direction starting from Lakshit, positions of how many will remain unchanged ( excluding Lakshit )

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    • E.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    The positions of only one friend will remain unchanged (excluding Lakshit). This is because if the friends are arranged alphabetically starting from Lakshit in a clockwise direction, each friend will have a different position compared to their original position. Therefore, only one friend will have the same position as their original position.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following is true about Mayank?

    • A.

      Mayank sits 3rd to the right of Qazia

    • B.

      Mayank sits 2nd to the right of Lakshit

    • C.

      Mayank is a male

    • D.

      Mayank sits on the immediate left of Onvi

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Mayank is a male
    Explanation
    Mayank's gender is mentioned as male in the given information. The other statements about Mayank's position in relation to other people are not relevant to determining his gender.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following groups represents the females among the friends?

    • A.

      Onvi-Preeti-Qazia-Sujit

    • B.

      Qazia-Reena –Preeti-Onvi

    • C.

      Qazia-Lakshit-Mayank-Onvi

    • D.

      Onvi-Mayank-Qazia-Reena

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Qazia-Reena –Preeti-Onvi
    Explanation
    The group Qazia-Reena-Preeti-Onvi represents the females among the friends because it includes the names Preeti and Reena, which are typically female names.

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