### LINEAR PUZZLES

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are seated in a straight line, facing North, but not necessarily in the same order. D sits fourth to the left of F. Either D or F sits at one of the extreme ends of the line. Only two people sit between F and C. C does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. A sits second to the right of H. H is not an immediate neighbour of F. G and B are immediate neighbours of each other. B is not an immediate neighbour of F.

1. Who amongst the following sit exactly between F and C?

1) D, H            2) E, G            3) A, H            4) B, G         5) B, E

2. Based on the given arrangement, which of the following is true with respect to E?

1) Both B and G are immediate neighbours of E

2) Only two persons sit between E and A

3) E sits to the immediate right of D

4) None of the given options is true

5) Only two persons sit to the right of E

3. Who amongst the following represent the persons seated at the extreme ends of the line?

1) B, F       2) H, F         3) D, E          4) D, A      5) E, F

4. How many persons are seated between G and D?

1) Two         2) One             3) None    4) Three         5) Four

5. What is the position of B with respect to F?
1) Second to the left 2) Second to the right
3) Fourth to the right 4) Third to the left
5) Third to the right

Key: 1-4; 2-4; 3-2; 4-1; 5-1.

Directions (Qs. 6 - 10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Seven persons J, K, L, M, N, O and P sit in a straight line facing north but not necessarily in the same order. Only two persons sit between K and P and neither P nor K sits at any end of the row. M sits adjacent to neither P nor K. L sits second to the right of J who is not an immediate neighbour of K. N sits to the right of O but adjacent to neither J nor M.

6. Who sits third to the left of L?

1) M 2) N 3) O 4) P 5) K

7. How many persons are seated between K and J?

1) None              2) Four              3) Three             4) One            5) Two

8. What is the position of O with respect to P?

1) Second to the left 2) Third to the left
3) Third to the right 4) Fourth to the right
5) Second to the right

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way hence form a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group.

1) MP 2) ON 3) LK 4) OP 5) JL

10. Which of the following statements is/ are definitely true according to the given arrangement?

1) Both L and K sit adjacent to each other

2) P sits fourth to the left of K

3) N sits at one of the ends of the row

4) Only two persons sit between J and N

5) None of the given options is true

Key: 6-1; 7-3; 8-5; 9-4; 10-3.

Directions (Qs. 11 - 15): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are seated in a straight line facing South but not necessarily in the same order. P sits fourth to the left of X. Either P or X sits at the extreme ends of the line. Q and V are immediate neighbours of each other but none of them is an immediate neighbours X and P. Only one person sits between V and S. Only two people sit between S and T. The seating arrangement is such that W never sits at any position towards the right of Q. W is not an immediate neighbour of P.

11. What is the position of R with respect of X?
1) Second to the right                      2) Second to the left

3) Third to the right                         4) Third to the left                  5) Fourth to the right

12. Which of the following represents persons
seated at the two extreme ends of the line?
1) V, X              2) P, V            3) P, T             4) X, Q        5) W, S

13. How many persons are seated between Q
and X?
1) One               2) Two           3) Five

4) Four                   5) None

14. R is related to T and P, in the same way Q is related to V and S. Which of the following would X be related to the following in the same pattern?

1) Q and W        2) R and T           3) S and W

4) R and W           5) None of these

15. Who amongst the following sits exactly  between S and W?

1) V             2) X          3) Q       4) T         5) P

Key: 11-4; 12-2; 13-1; 14-3; 15- 2.
Directions (Qs. 16 - 20): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons, in row-1: V, W, X, Y, Z and I are seated and all of them facing South. In row-2: P, Q, R, S, T and U are seated and all of them facing North. Therefore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Q sits third to the right of U. T sits to the immediate right of Q. Only one person sits between T and P. V is one of the immediate neighbours of the one who faces T. Y sits to the immediate left of V. Only three people sit between Y and I. X sits third to the left of W. W is not an immediate neighbour of I. S does not face X.

16. Who amongst the following is facing R?

1) Z            2) V        3) I      4) Y     5) X

17. Four of the given five are alike in a certain
way based on the given arrangement and
hence form a group. Which of them does
not belong to that group?

1) X       2) Z       3) S      4) T     5) Y

18. What is the position of I with respect to Z?

1) Second to the right              2) Immediate right
3) Second to the left              4) Immediate left
5) Third to the right

19. Which of the following statements is true regarding R?

1) None of the given statements is true
2) W faces one of the immediate neighbours
of R
3) R sits at one of the extreme ends of the
row
4) R faces Y
5) R is an immediate neighbour of Q

20. Who amongst the following is facing S?

1) I       2) V        3) Z          4) Y        5) W

Key: 16-5; 17-1; 18-2; 19-3; 20-3.

Directions (Qs.21 - 25): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Ten persons sit in twelve seats in two rows each contains six seats. J, K, L, M and N are seated in row-I and all are facing South while P, Q, R, S and T are seated in row-II and all are facing North. There is a vacant seat in each row. The distance between any two adjacent seats is same so that each seat in row-I is exactly opposite one seat in row-II. K sits third to the right of the person who sits opposite to the immediate neighbour of R. Only one person sits between K and M as well as T and Q. Neither T nor Q sits adjacent to R andthe vacant seats are not opposite to each other and they are not at extremes. L sits opposite P and he is not an immediate neighbour of K or M. S does not face J. Immediate neighbour of J face Q. M does not face Q.

21. Who sits opposite K?

1) T         2) Q     3) S             4) R    5) P

22. How many persons sit between J and M?
1) Five        2) Four            3) Three
4) Two         5) None

23. Four of the following five are alike in a certain
way hence form a group. Find the one
which does not belong to that group?
1) M              2) T       3) S          4) L           5) P

24. What is the position of R with respect to the one who sits opposite N?

1) Third to the right                    2) Third to the left

3) Immediate right                     4) Immediate left

5) None of these

25. Which of the given statements is definitely true according to the given information?

1) P sits second to the right of Q
2) J sits adjacent to vacant seat
3) S and R are immediate neighbours of the vacant seat
4) J sits opposite to N
5) L and N sit adjacent to each other

Key: 21-2; 22-4; 23-3; 24-1; 25-2.

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow

Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G sit in a row of eight seats in which there is a vacant seat that is not at any end of the row. All are facing north and the distance between any two adjacent persons is same further it is known that. Only three persons sits between C and F. Neither C nor F sits adjacent to vacant seat. G sits second to the right of B and neither of them sit at any end of the row. A sits neither adjacent to vacant seat nor in between B and G. D sits to the right of A but not immediate right. F sits second to the right of D.

1. Who sits third to the left of G?

1) C      2) G      3) A      4) F     5) B

2. How many people sit between A and G?

1) None      2) One       3) Two
4) Three      5) Four

3. What is the position of B with respect to D?

1) Immediate left               2) Second to the left
3) Fourth to the left           4) Fourth to the right
5) Immediate right

4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way hence form a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group?

1) AB              2) GC             3) EF          4) BG       5) DE

5. Who among the following are immediate neighbours of E?

1) D and F             2) G and D      3) A and C
4) B and G             5) C and D

Key: 1-3 ; 2-3; 3-3; 4-4; 5-1.

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Eight friends- L, M, N, O, U, V, W and X are seated in a straight line, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing North while some face South.

Only three people sit to the right of N. V sits second to the left of N. U sits third to the right of L. L is not an immediate neighbour of N. L  does not sit at any of the extreme ends of theline. Both the immediate neighbours of L face south. W sits second to the right of M. As many people sit between N and W as between N and O. Immediate neighbours of U face opposite directions (i.e., if one neighbour faces North then the other face South vice versa). Persons sitting at extreme ends face opposite directions (i.e., if one person faces North then the other faces South and vice versa). O and U face a direction opposite to X (i.e., if X faces North then both O and U face South and vice versa).

1. Who amongst the following faces North?

1) M            2) V            3) U
4) N            5) Both 1 and 2

2. How many people sit to the left of L?

1) Three          2) Two          3) One
4 More than three           5) None

3. Who among the following represent the persons sitting at extreme ends of the line?

1) X, O           2) O, M         3) W, M
4) X, W           5) U, L

4. Who among the following sits second to the left of L?

1) U         2) L       3) M      4) None       5) O

5. Which of the following is true, based on the given arrangement?

1) W faces North
2) Only three people face South
3) L and V face the same direction
4) O sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
5) All are true

Key: 1-2; 2-3; 3-4; 4-4; 5-3.

Posted Date : 08-12-2021

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