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Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:Eight people S, R, N, L, M, T, O and P are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight belong to different professions — reporter, doctor, cricketer, teacher, accountant, shopkeeper, painter and supervisor. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order.
M is sitting third to the left of O. The doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter. R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbour of M. T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. The painter is sitting second to the left of M. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to the right of the cricketer. N is sitting third to the left of T.
1. Who amongst the following is a reporter?(a) O
(b) L
(c) N
(d) R
(e) None of these

2. What is S’s position with respect to R?(a) Third to the right
(b) Second to the right
(c) Third to the left
(d) Second to the left
(e) Fourth to the right

3. How many people are sitting between P and N when counted in an anti-clockwise direction from N?(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

4. Four of the following five pairs are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?(a) Teacher – Painter
(b) Supervisor – Shopkeeper
(c) Cricketer – Reporter
(d) Doctor – Accountant
(e) Shopkeeper – Doctor

5. Which one of the following statements is false according to the above mentioned arrangement?(a) N is to the immediate right of the supervisor
(b) The shopkeeper is third to the left of the cricketer
(c) The doctor is sitting exactly between the supervisor and the accountant
(d) L is neither a teacher nor a supervisor
(e) There are only three people between S and N

Solution-


                                                
Directions (6-10): In each question below, there are three statements followed by four conclusions answered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.
6. Statements:All flowers are toys.
Some toys are trees.
Some angels are trees.
Conclusions :I. Some angels are toys.
II. Some trees are flowers.
III. Some flowers are angels.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only III follows
(e) None follows
7. Statements:Some pigeons are dogs.
All dogs are cats.
All pigeons are horses.
Conclusions :I. Some horses are dogs.
II. Some cats are pigeons.
III. Some horses are cats.
(a) All follows
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only I and II follow
(e) None of these
8. Statements :All tables are streets.
All streets are bottles.
All parrots are bottles.
Conclusions :I. Some streets are parrots.
II. Some bottles are tables.
III. All tables are bottles.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) None of these
9. Statements :Some cartoons are boys.
All boys are windows.
All jokers are windows.
Conclusions :I. All jokers are boys.
II. Some cartoons are windows.
III. Some jokers are cartoons.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only I and II follow
(e) None of these
10. Statements :Some saints are balls.
All balls are bats.
Some tigers are balls.
Conclusions :I. Some bats are tigers.
II. Some saints are bats.
III. All bats are balls.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of these
Solution-
6(e)
7(a)
8(d)
9(b)
10(c)