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### Logical Reasoning concepts: Logical Reasoning concepts that are essential concept builders for entrance exams

Logical Reasoning concepts are very important to understand as they make your foundation of Logical reasoning strong. Some of the majorly tested Logical Reasoning concepts are:
• Circular Arrangements.
• Seating Arrangement problems.
• Blood Relations.
• Selection and Conditionals.
• Sets based on grouping and patterns.
• Mapping and best routes.
Logical Reasoning concepts could be tested individually or as a complex combination of two or more concepts. Therefore, do not leave any area under practiced as it may appear as a part of multiple questions.

Directions for the question set:
Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a straight line (not necessarily in the same order) facing north.
(a) Only two persons sit between F and G and G sits second to the left of B.
(b) D sits third to the left of C.
(c) E sits exactly between G and B and B sits at the extreme right end of the row.

Question 1: Who amongst the following sits at the extreme left of the line?
(a) F
(b) D
(c) C
(d) E
(e) G

Question 2: 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 that group?
(a) AG
(b) CE
(c) DA
(d) AF
(e) GB

Question 3: How many persons sit between F and E?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) Five

Question 4: Who amongst the following sits exactly in the middle of the line?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) E
(d) G
(e) F

Question 5: What is the position of E with respect to A?
(a) Third to the right
(b) Second to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Fourth to the right
(e) Immediate left

### Answers and Explanations: Click the down arrow to expand

Answer 1: (b) D sits along the extreme left of the line. The correct option is (b).

Answer 2: (d) Except AF, persons in all other options are separated by one person. The correct option is (d).

Answer 3: (c) 3 people separate F and E. The correct option is (c).

Answer 4: (b) C sits in the middle of the line. The correct option is (b).

Answer 5: (a) E is third to the right of A. The correct option is (a).

Extra tips for Logical Reasoning concepts:
• Prepare notes of the important Logical Reasoning concepts as it useful to revise just before exams.
• Give importance to all concepts equally as questions mostly appear as a complex combination of multiple concepts.
• After solving sectional/full tests, analyse it after viewing your score. Go through the solutions and search new Logical Reasoning concepts, that you are unfamiliar with. You can cover many new/unknown concepts by diligently following this method.

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