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**Directions (Q.**

No.1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

given below:

No.1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

given below:

10 friends (5 boys P, Q, R, S and

T and 5 girls A, E, I, O and U) are playing a game and they are sitting in a

circle. The distance between every two friends is equal. Two boys and two girls

are facing opposite to the centre of the circle and other 6 friends are facing

towards the centre of the circle. A is fourth to the left of O, who is third to

the right of P. R is second to the right of T, who is not near to E. There are

three friends between I and R, S is second to the left of U and facing the

centre of the circle. P and E are sitting opposite and facing each other. I is

second to the left of Q. A is facing opposite to the centre of the circle. More

than three boys or girls are not sitting together. Not more than two friends

who are facing opposite to the centre of the circle are sitting together.

T and 5 girls A, E, I, O and U) are playing a game and they are sitting in a

circle. The distance between every two friends is equal. Two boys and two girls

are facing opposite to the centre of the circle and other 6 friends are facing

towards the centre of the circle. A is fourth to the left of O, who is third to

the right of P. R is second to the right of T, who is not near to E. There are

three friends between I and R, S is second to the left of U and facing the

centre of the circle. P and E are sitting opposite and facing each other. I is

second to the left of Q. A is facing opposite to the centre of the circle. More

than three boys or girls are not sitting together. Not more than two friends

who are facing opposite to the centre of the circle are sitting together.

**1. Which two girls**

are sitting facing opposite to the centre of the circle?

are sitting facing opposite to the centre of the circle?

(a) I and U

(b) O and A

(c) E and I

(d) O and E

(e) O and I

**2. Which of the**

following boys is not sitting between two girls?

following boys is not sitting between two girls?

(a) P

(b) Q

(c) R

(d) S

(e) Both P and S

**3. What is the**

position of I vis-Ã -vis A?

position of I vis-Ã -vis A?

(a) Immediate left

(b) Immediate right

(c) Opposite

(d) A and C

(e) None of these

**4. Which two boys are**

facing opposite to the centre of the circle?

facing opposite to the centre of the circle?

(a) R and Q

(b) Q and P

(c) R and T

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) All of the above are possible

**5. How many persons**

are sitting between S and Q?

are sitting between S and Q?

(a) Four

(b) Three

(c) Two

(d) One

(e) Either A or C

**Directions (Q. 6-10): A question followed by two statements numbered I**

and II is given below. The

and II is given below. The

**question**

may or may not be answered with the help of these statements. You have to

decide if these

may or may not be answered with the help of these statements. You have to

decide if these

**statements are**

sufficient to answer the question. Give answer:

sufficient to answer the question. Give answer:

(a) if only statement I is sufficient to answer the

questions but statement II is not

questions but statement II is not

(b) if only statement II is sufficient to answer the

questions but statement I is not

questions but statement I is not

(c) if either statements I or II is sufficient to answer the

question

question

(d) if the two statements are not sufficient but still more

data is needed to answer the question

data is needed to answer the question

(e) if both statements I and II are together sufficient to

answer the question

answer the question

**6. In which year was**

Ratul born?

Ratul born?

**Statements:**

I. Ratul at present is 25 years younger to his mother.

II. Ratul’s brother, who was born in 1964, is 35 years

younger to his mother.

younger to his mother.

Solutions -From both I and II, we find that Ratul is (35-25) = 10 years older than his brother, who was born in 1964. So, Ratul was born in 1954. |
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**7. How many children**

does M have?

does M have?

**Statements:**

I. H is the only daughter of X who is wife of M.

II. K and J are brothers of M.

Solutions – From I, we conclude that H is the only daughter of M. But this does not indicate that M has no son. The information given in II is immaterial. |
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**8. The last Sunday of**

March, 2006 fell on which date?

March, 2006 fell on which date?

**Statements:**

I. The first Sunday of that month fell on 5th.

II. The last day of that month was Friday.

Solutions – From I, we conclude that 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of March, 2006 were Sundays. So, the last Sunday fell on 26th. From II, we conclude that 31st March, 2006 was Friday. Thus, 26th March, 2006 was the last Sunday of the month. |
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**9. Question: What is**

the code for ‘sky’ in the code language?

the code for ‘sky’ in the code language?

**Statements:**

I. In the code language, ‘sky is clear’ is written as ‘de ra

fa’.

fa’.

II. In the same code language, ‘make it clear’ is written as

‘de ga jo’.

‘de ga jo’.

Solutions – The only word common to I and II is ‘clear’ and as such, only the code for ‘clear’ can be ascertained from the given information. |
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**10. Question: How**

many children are there between P and Q in a row of children?

many children are there between P and Q in a row of children?

**Statements:**

I. P is fifteenth from the left in the row.

II. Q is exactly in the middle and there are ten children

towards his right.

towards his right.

Solutions – From II, Q being in the middle, there are 10 children to his right as well as to his left. So, Q is 11th from the left. From I, P is 15th from the left. Thus, from both I and II, we conclude that there are 3 children between P and Q. |
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**Winners of this Quiz:**

- Raven92/Ankit
- Natkhat S@M
- Sayan/Ratul

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