Directions for questions 1 to 6: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight friends Qadir, Rakesh, Satish, Tarun, Vishwas, Wazir, Yusuf and Zakir are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. 3 friends are males and the rest are females. The following conditions are followed by the group:
• Vishwas sits second to the right of his wife.
• Satish sits third to the right of Vishwas.
• Wazir sits second to the right of her husband Zakir.
• Zakir is not an immediate neighbour of Vishwas’s wife.
• Tarun is a male
• Yusuf is not an immediate neighbour of Vishwas.
• Rakesh sits second to the right of Qadir.
• No two males are immediate neighbors of each other.
Question 1: What is the position of Tarun with respect to Zakir?
(a) First to the left
(b) Immediately to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Third to the right
Question 2: Which of the following statements regarding Satish is definitely correct?
(a) Satish is one of the male members of the group
(b) Both the immediate neighbours of Satish are females
(c) Satish sits fourth to the left of T
(d) Wazir is an immediate neighbour of Satish
Question 3: Vishawas’s wife is:
Question 4: Rakesh is seated immediately between:
(a) Two Males
(b) Two females
(c) One male and one female
(d) Cannot be determined
Question 5: Who sits next to Zakir?
(a) Rakesh and Vishwas
(b) Rakesh and Wazir
(c) Rakesh and Satish
(d) Satish and Vishwas
Question 6: How many people sit between Rakesh and Tarun?
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Explanation for Questions 1 to 6:
STEP 1: First fix the position of Vishwas’s wife and subsequently place Vishwas and Satish. STEP 2: Since Wazir sits second to the right of her husband Zakir, the only possible position for Zakir is to the left of Satish.
STEP 3: Since Tarun is a male and thus cannot be a neighbor of Vishwas. Step 4: Fill in rest of the positions easily.
Answer 1: (d)
Tarun is third to the right of Zakir.
Answer 2 : (d)
We can see from the figure that option (d) is correct.
Answer 3 : (b)
In the question, we are given that Vishwas sits second to the right of his wife.
From the figure, we can deduce that Vishwas’s wife is Yusuf.
Answer 4 : (a)
From the figure, we can deduce that Rakesh is seated between two males.
Answer 5 : (c)
From the figure we can see that Rakesh and Satish are the neighbors of Zakir.
Answer 6 : (d)
From the figure, we can deduce that three people are seated between Rakesh and Tarun.
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