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1 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:
(i) Six boys B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6 and six girls C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 and C6 are standing in rows in such a way that each girl faces one boy, not necessarily in the same order.
(ii) C 1 is to the immediate right of the girl who is facing B5 the boy at the extreme right. Only B2 is between B4 and B5. B6 is to the immediate left of B1 and to the immediate right of B3. C3 is facing B1 and is to the immediate left of C2. C6 is third to the left of C4.
Which of the following girls is facing B4?
$C_5$
$C_4$
$C_3$
$C_6$
None of these
2 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:
(i) Six boys B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6 and six girls C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 and C6 are standing in rows in such a way that each girl faces one boy, not necessarily in the same order.
(ii) C 1 is to the immediate right of the girl who is facing B5 the boy at the extreme right. Only B2 is between B4 and B5. B6 is to the immediate left of B1 and to the immediate right of B3. C3 is facing B1 and is to the immediate left of C2. C6 is third to the left of C4.
Which of the following pairs of a boy and a girl is at one of the extreme ends?
C1 , B5
C4, B5
C 5 , B2
None of these
3 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:
(i) Six boys B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6 and six girls C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 and C6 are standing in rows in such a way that each girl faces one boy, not necessarily in the same order.
(ii) C 1 is to the immediate right of the girl who is facing B5 the boy at the extreme right. Only B2 is between B4 and B5. B6 is to the immediate left of B1 and to the immediate right of B3. C3 is facing B1 and is to the immediate left of C2. C6 is third to the left of C4.
Which of the following boys is to the immediate left of B4?
$B_1$
$B_2$
$B_1$ or $B_2$
None of these
4 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:
(i) Six boys B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6 and six girls C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 and C6 are standing in rows in such a way that each girl faces one boy, not necessarily in the same order.
(ii) C 1 is to the immediate right of the girl who is facing B5 the boy at the extreme right. Only B2 is between B4 and B5. B6 is to the immediate left of B1 and to the immediate right of B3. C3 is facing B1 and is to the immediate left of C2. C6 is third to the left of C4.
Who is facing C2?
$B_1$
$B_6$
$B_4$
None of these
5 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
B,E
S,T
P,R
B,F
None of these
6 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
Who amongst the following faces A?
R
T
P
Q
S
7 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
How many persons are seated between T and S?
One
Two
Three
Four
None
8 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
P is related to V in the same way as C is related to F. Which of the following is E related to, following the same pattern?
B
D
C
A
None of these
9 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
Which of the following is true regarding F?
F sits second to right of C.
F is not an immediate neighbour of A.
F sits third to left of D.
F sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
F faces V.
10 . Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sit between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbour of R.
Who amongst the following sits exactly between P and Q?
R
V
S
T
Cannot be determined
11 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are captains of eight different cricket teams, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.

P sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan captain. Only two people sit between T and W. Neither T nor W is an immediate neighbour of P. Neither T nor W is the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of South Africa sits second to the right of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of P. S is not the Sri Lankan captain and P is not the captain of South Africa. The Australian captain sits third to the left of V. The Australian and Sri Lankan captains are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between S and the Indian captain. Captains of Pakistan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours.

S is not the captain of New Zealand's team. Only one person sits between Q and the captain of England. The captain of England is an immediate neighbour of X. W and Q are not immediate neighbours.
How many people sit between T and the captain of England when counted in clockwise direction from T?
None
One
Two
Four
Five
12 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are captains of eight different cricket teams, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.

P sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan captain. Only two people sit between T and W. Neither T nor W is an immediate neighbour of P. Neither T nor W is the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of South Africa sits second to the right of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of P. S is not the Sri Lankan captain and P is not the captain of South Africa. The Australian captain sits third to the left of V. The Australian and Sri Lankan captains are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between S and the Indian captain. Captains of Pakistan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours.

S is not the captain of New Zealand's team. Only one person sits between Q and the captain of England. The captain of England is an immediate neighbour of X. W and Q are not immediate neighbours.
Who is the captain of the Australian team?
P
V
W
T
Q
13 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are captains of eight different cricket teams, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.

P sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan captain. Only two people sit between T and W. Neither T nor W is an immediate neighbour of P. Neither T nor W is the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of South Africa sits second to the right of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of P. S is not the Sri Lankan captain and P is not the captain of South Africa. The Australian captain sits third to the left of V. The Australian and Sri Lankan captains are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between S and the Indian captain. Captains of Pakistan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours.

S is not the captain of New Zealand's team. Only one person sits between Q and the captain of England. The captain of England is an immediate neighbour of X. W and Q are not immediate neighbours.
Which of the following would come in place of question mark based upon the given seating arrangement?

VS XR TV RP ?
SW
WX
QW
QX
VR
14 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are captains of eight different cricket teams, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.

P sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan captain. Only two people sit between T and W. Neither T nor W is an immediate neighbour of P. Neither T nor W is the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of South Africa sits second to the right of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of P. S is not the Sri Lankan captain and P is not the captain of South Africa. The Australian captain sits third to the left of V. The Australian and Sri Lankan captains are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between S and the Indian captain. Captains of Pakistan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours.

S is not the captain of New Zealand's team. Only one person sits between Q and the captain of England. The captain of England is an immediate neighbour of X. W and Q are not immediate neighbours.
Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
R is the captain of South Africa
W is an immediate neighbour of V.
The captains of Australia and England are immediate neighbours
Four people sit between W and Q.
X sits second to the left of S.
15 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are captains of eight different cricket teams, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.

P sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan captain. Only two people sit between T and W. Neither T nor W is an immediate neighbour of P. Neither T nor W is the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of South Africa sits second to the right of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of P. S is not the Sri Lankan captain and P is not the captain of South Africa. The Australian captain sits third to the left of V. The Australian and Sri Lankan captains are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between S and the Indian captain. Captains of Pakistan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours.

S is not the captain of New Zealand's team. Only one person sits between Q and the captain of England. The captain of England is an immediate neighbour of X. W and Q are not immediate neighbours.
Who is the Indian captain?
Q
V
X
T
Cannot be determined
16 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is third to the right of F and third to the left of H. C is fourth to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of F or B. E is not an immediate neighbour of B. G is second to the right of D.
Who is to the immediate left of B?
D
G
D or G
None of these
17 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is third to the right of F and third to the left of H. C is fourth to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of F or B. E is not an immediate neighbour of B. G is second to the right of D.
Who is to the immediate right of H?
A
E
F
None of these
18 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is third to the right of F and third to the left of H. C is fourth to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of F or B. E is not an immediate neighbour of B. G is second to the right of D.
Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of F?
CH
ED
HD
CE
None of these
19 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is third to the right of F and third to the left of H. C is fourth to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of F or B. E is not an immediate neighbour of B. G is second to the right of D.
In which of the following pairs is the first person sitting to the immediate right of the second person ?
BG
GA
AH
HE
CF
20 . Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is third to the right of F and third to the left of H. C is fourth to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of F or B. E is not an immediate neighbour of B. G is second to the right of D.
Who is the third to the left of E ?
A
C
G
None of these
21 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Y are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
P, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of V. T, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbour of V. Only one person sits between V and W. S sits second to right of Q. Q faces the centre. R is not an immediate neighbour of P.
Who sits second to the left of Q?
V
P
T
Y
Cannot be determined
22 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Y are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
P, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of V. T, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbour of V. Only one person sits between V and W. S sits second to right of Q. Q faces the centre. R is not an immediate neighbour of P.
What is the position of T with respect to V?
Fourth to the left
Second to the left
Third to the left
Third to the right
Second to the right
23 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Y are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
P, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of V. T, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbour of V. Only one person sits between V and W. S sits second to right of Q. Q faces the centre. R is not an immediate neighbour of P.
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?
R
W
V
S
Y
24 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Y are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
P, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of V. T, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbour of V. Only one person sits between V and W. S sits second to right of Q. Q faces the centre. R is not an immediate neighbour of P.
Which of the following will come in place of the question mark based upon the given seating arrangement?

WP TR QW RS ?
YT
VY
VQ
PY
QV
25 . Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Y are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
P, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of V. T, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbour of V. Only one person sits between V and W. S sits second to right of Q. Q faces the centre. R is not an immediate neighbour of P.
Which of the following is true regarding R?
R is an immediate neighbour of V
R faces the centre
R sits exactly between T and S
Q sits third to left of R
None of these