Linear Arrangement


Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:
(i) Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
(ii) The plays are held in sets of 3 plays each in such a way that 3 plays are held without any break, i.e. 3 plays are held in such a way that there is no ‘No play’ day between them but immediately before this set or immediately after this set it is ‘No play’ day.
(iii) Play Z was held on 26th and play X was held on 31st of the same month.
(iv) Play B was not held immediately after play A (but was held after A, not necessarily immediately) and play M was held immediately before Q.
(v) All the six plays were held in the same month.

  1. Which date was a ‘No play’ day?
    1. 26th
    2. 28th
    3. 29th
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    According to above given question , we can say that
    The plays are held in sets of 3 plays each in such a way that 3 plays are held without any break, i.e. 3 plays are held in such a way that there is no ‘No play’ day between them but immediately before this set or immediately after this set it is ‘No play’ day.

    Correct Option: B

    According to above given question , we can say that
    The plays are held in sets of 3 plays each in such a way that 3 plays are held without any break, i.e. 3 plays are held in such a way that there is no ‘No play’ day between them but immediately before this set or immediately after this set it is ‘No play’ day.
    From given table we can see that ‘No play’ was date on 28th , which is on Thursday .



  1. Which day was play Z organized?
    1. Tuesday
    2. Monday
    3. Wednesday
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    On the basis of above given question , we have
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
    Play Z was held on 26th .

    Correct Option: A

    On the basis of above given question , we have
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
    Play Z was held on 26th .
    From above it is clear that play Z was organized on Tuesday .




  1. Which play was organized on Monday?
    1. Z
    2. M
    3. Q
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    From the given above question , we can say that
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.

    Correct Option: E

    From the given above question , we can say that
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
    From given table we can see that A play was organized on Monday , which is date on 25th .



  1. Which day was play Q organized?
    1. Friday
    2. Wednesday
    3. Saturday
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    On the basis of above given question , we have
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
    play M was held immediately before Q.

    Correct Option: C

    On the basis of above given question , we have
    Six plays are to be organized from Monday to Sunday – one play each day with one day when there is no play. ‘No play’ day is not Monday or Sunday.
    play M was held immediately before Q.
    From given table it is clear that play Q was organized day Saturday , which is on 30th date .




  1. Which of the following is true?
    1. Play B is held immediately before play M.
    2. Play Z is held after play B
    3. there was a gap after 2 plays and then 4 plays were organized
    4. first play was organized on the 25th
    5. Play B was held on Friday

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    From the given above question , we can say that
    first play was organized on the 25th .

    Correct Option: D

    From the given above question , we can say that
    first play was organized on the 25th , which is on Monday .
    Hence Only option D is correct answer , but all three options A , B and C are wrong .