Directions: Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Nine friends, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T sit facing the centre of a circular table. T sits fifth to the right of R.N is not an immediate neighbour of either R or T. M sits between S and P. N sits fourth to the left of P. O sits second to the right of Q. S is not an immediate neighbor of T.

Question 1: Who is second to the right of M?
(a) R
(b) T
(c) L
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Question 2: If all the nine friends are made to sit alphabetically in the clockwise direction starting from L, positions, of how many will remain unchanged (excluding L)?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Question 3: Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(a) LP
(b) SP
(c) TS
(d) LN
(e) QO

Question 4: Which of the following is O’s position with respect to M in the anti-clockwise direction starting from M?
(a) Fourth of the left
(b) Fifth of the right
(c) Third of the right
(d) Fifth of the left
(e) None of these

Question 5: If S : Q then N : ?
(a) R
(b) O
(c) L
(d) T
(e) None of these

Question 6: Who is to the immediate left of T?
(a) O
(b) Q
(c) L
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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Common Solution: From the given information, we can make the following figure . Bank PO , SSC, CDS, Logical Reasoning Set - 28

Answer 1: (a) R is 2nd to the right of M. The correct option is (a)

Answer 2: (c) 2 positions will remain unchanged (excluding L). The correct option is (c)

Answer 3: (c) TS do not follow the same pattern. The correct option is (c)

Answer 4: (b) 4th to the left. The correct option is (b)

Answer 5: (c) Considering the location of S to Q, N should be equated to L. The correct option is (c).

Answer 6: (c) L is to the immediate left of T. The correct option is (c).


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