In these type of questions, we are given certain conditions and we have to answer certain questions that follow those conditions.

### Sample Problems

**Question 1 : **Six events A, B, C, D, E and F happen on six days of the week starting from Monday and ending on Saturday.

Event C happens on Tuesday.

Event A, F and B happen one after the other in the same order.

Event D did not happen on Monday or Wednesday.

1) How many events happened after A ?

2) Which event happened immediately after E ?

3) If D happened on Monday, which event happened on Saturday, given that all other conditions prevail ?

4) Which event happened on Thursday (considering original statements) ?

**Solution : **

The day – event plan would be :

Monday – E

Tuesday – C

Wednesday – A

Thursday – F

Friday – B

Saturday – D

1) Three – F, B, D

2) C

3) The new day – event plan would be :

Monday – D

Tuesday – C

Wednesday – A

Thursday – F

Friday – B

Saturday – E

OR

The new day – event plan would be :

Monday – D

Tuesday – C

Wednesday – E

Thursday – A

Friday – F

Saturday – B

Therefore, if D happened on Monday, then either E or B would have happened on Saturday.

4) F

**Question 2 : **Seven friends T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a straight line on a sofa facing the TV.

W sits fifth to the right of T

W does not sit at any of the extreme ends

Two people sit between Z and X

Y sits third to the left of U

Y sits exactly in the middle

Z is not an immediate neighbor of Y

1) What is Z’s position with respect to W ?

2) Who is sitting second to the right of T ?

3) If all the friends were made to sit in the alphabetical order from right to left, position of how many friends would remain unchanged ?

4) Which two friends sit at the extreme ends of the line ?

**Solution : **The sitting order from left to right is : T – Z – V – Y – X – W – U

1) Fourth to the left

2) V

3) None

4) T and U

This article has been contributed by **Nishant Arora**

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