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1. Five persons are standing in aline. One of the two persons at the extreme ends is a professor and the other a businessman. An advocate is standing to the right of a student. An author is to the left of the businessman. The student is standing between the professor and the advocate. Counting from the left the advocate. Counting from the left the advocate is at which place ?

AnswerAnswer Workspace ReportAnswer: OptionC Explanation:

The advocate is to the right of the student, who is standing between the professor and the advocate. So, we have : Professor, Student, Advocate. The author is to the left, of businessman. so, we have : Author, Businessman. Since the professor and businessman are at the ends, the arrangement from left to right becomes: Professor, Student, Advocate, Author, Businessman. Clearly, the advocate is third from the left.

2. Five friends A, B, C, D and E are standing in a row facing South but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E, C is immediate right to E and D is immediate left to A. On the basis of above information, which of the following statements is definitely true ?

AnswerAnswer: OptionB Explanation:

Since the friends are standing facing South, so your left and right shall be taken as their right and left respectively. C is immediate right to E. So, we have : C, E. D is immediate left to A. So, we have : A, D. Since B is between A and E, so the sequence becomes : C, E, B, A, D. Thus, (i) B is to the right of A; (ii) D is third to the left of E; (iii) B is to the left of E; (iv) A is third to the left of C.

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3. Seven people - A, B, C, D, E, F and G - are standing in a single file line, facing a booth. E is somewhere ahead of F. There is exactly one person standing between C and G. D is immediately behind A. F is behind both B and D. If D and C are fourth and fifth in line respectively, then which of the following must be true?

AnswerAnswer: OptionC Explanation:

D is immediately behind A i.e. A, D. D and C are fourth and fifth respectively i.e. _, _, A, D, C, _, _. There is exactly one person between C and G i.e. _, _, A, D, C, _, G. F is behind B, D and E. So, F is between C and G while the first two positions are taken by B and E. Thus, the sequence becomes: B/E, B/E, A,D, C, F, G. Clearly, F is sixth in the line.

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4. A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre, and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. Then who is sitting on the right of P ?

AnswerAnswer: OptionC Explanation:

R is on the left of A i.e. R, A. A and P are at the ends i.e. P, _, _, _, R, A. S and Z are the centre i.e P, _, S,Z, R, A. Thus, the arrangement in the row is : P, X, S, Z, R, A. Clearly, X is on the right of P.

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5. In a March Past, seven persons are standing in a row. Q is standing left to R but right to P. O is standing right to N and left to P. Similarly, S is standing right to R and left to T. Find out who is standing in the middle.

AnswerAnswer: OptionB Explanation:

Q is left to R and top the right of P i.e. P, Q, R. O is to the right of N and left of P i.e. N, O, P. S is to the right of R and left of T i.e. R, S, T. So, the order is : N, O, P, Q, R, S, T. Clearly, Q is in the middle.

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