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Direction(1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Eight family members Deepak, Darshan, Deepa, Dinesh, Divya, Dhruv, Durga and Deepthi are sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are females and some of them are males. All of them are related to each other in the same way or the other. Some of them are facing the centre while some are facing outside.
  • Only two people sit between Darshan and Divya, Darshan faces the centre. Dhruv sits second to the right of Darshan. Divya is the wife of Deepak. No female is an intermediate neighbour of Divya.

  • Deepa is not an immediate neighbour of Darshan. Deepa is the daughter of Divya. Both the immediate neighbours of Deepa face the centre. Only three people sit between Deepak and Deepa’s brother. Dhruv is not the brother of Deepa. Neither Deepak nor Deepa’s brother is an immediate neighbour of Dhruv.

  • Deepthi, wife of Darshan sits to the immediate left of Dinesh. Both Durga and Deepak face a direction opposite to that of Deepa. Deepa’s husband sits second to the left of Durga. Darshan’s father sits to the immediate right of Divya.Darshan sits second to the right of Father of Deepak.

1. Who among the following faces outside the centre ?
    A. Deepak and Husband of deepa B. Dhruv and brother of Deepa C. Durga and the father of deepak D. Deepa and the father of deepak E. None of these

2. Who among the following sits exactly between Deepa and Dinesh ?
    A. Deepa B. .Father of Darshan C. Divya D. Wife of Darshan E. None of these

3. Who among the following is brother of Deepa ?
    A. Deepak B. Dinesh C. Darshan D. Deepthi E. None of these

4. How many people sits between Darshan and Deepa, when counted from the left of Darshan ?
    A. Four B. Three C. Two D. One E. None of these

5. What is the position of Durga with respect to Deepak?
    A. Third to the right of Deepak B. Second to the left of Deepak C. Immediate right of Deepak D. Third to the left of Deepak E. None of these

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option D
2. Answer - Option D
3. Answer - Option C
4. Answer - Option C
5. Answer - Option D
Explanation [1-5]-
1. 5, 16, 49, 104, ?
    A. 171 B. 191 C. 181 D. 161 E. 151

2. 20, 19, 17, ?, 10, 5
    A. 14 B. 15 C. 13 D. 11 E. 20

3. Quartz : Radio :: ? : Cement
    A. Leather B. gypsum C. Plaster of Paris D. Plastic E. None of these

4. Farming : monsoons :: Market : ?
    A. supply B. Rate C. Volume D. Demand E. None of these

Direction(5): In each of the following questions, you are given a figure (X) followed by four alternative figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) such that figure (X) is embedded in one of them. Trace out the alternative figure which contains fig. (X) as its part.
Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
    A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. None

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
+11 =16
+33 =49
+55 =104
+77 =181
2. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
The Pattern is – 1, – 2,…
Missing number = 17 – 3 = 14.
3. Answer - Option B
Explanation -
Quartz is used to make radio similarly Gypsum is used to make Cement
4. Answer - Option D
Explanation -
First depends on second
5. Answer - Option D
Explanation -
1. Statement: Should the provision to dissolve the assembly prematurely be amended? Arguments: I. Yes, on many occasions the provision has been used by ruling government to fulfil their vested interests. II. No, to fulfil the constitutional obligations and norms, it sometimes becomes need of the hour to dissolve the assembly prematurely.
    A. If only argument I is strong B. If only argument II is strong C. If neither argument I nor II is strong D. If both arguments I and II are strong E. If either argument I or II is strong

2. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was prepared in 1951, is the list of Indian citizens in Assam. In 2015, the list is being updated to remove illegal immigrants. To be in the list, the person’s name has to be in 1951 list or must be linked to a person whose name appears in the legacy data. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated to include illegal immigrants.
    A. The assumption is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows the statement of facts given. B. The assumption is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. C. The data is inadequate i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the assumption is likely to be true or false. D. The assumption is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. E. The assumption is ‘definitely false’ i.e. if the inference is not simply be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

3. Sahil walked 20m toward North, took a left turn and walked 10m.He again took a left turn and walked for 20m.How far and in which direction is he from the starting point ?
    A. 10m B. 20 m C. 30 m D. 40 m E. None of these

4. Sarita leaves from home .She walk 25m in North west direction and then 25m in south west direction.Next she walks 25m in south east direction.Finally she turn toward her house.Now in which direction she was moving ?
    A. North west B. South east C. North east D. South west E. None of these

5. Introducing Veena , Kowri said “She is the only daughter of my father’s only daughter”.How is Kowri related to Veena?
    A. Niece B. Sister C. Aunt D. Mother E. None of these

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
Argument I is not strong because assembly is sometimes needed by ruling government for the betterment of the country. Argument II is also not strong because there are other ways to fulfil constitutional obligations and norms.
2. Answer - Option E
Explanation -
NRC is the list of Indian citizens in Assam which is being updated in 2015 to remove illegal immigrants. It is done by establishing the link between the person’s name in 2015 to the person whose name appears in the 1951’s legacy data. Hence, option 5 is the correct solution.
3. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
20 – 10 = 10m

4. Answer - Option C
Explanation -

5. Answer - Option D
Explanation -
Kowri is Veena’s mother.

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