Linear Arrangement


Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :
(i) Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
(ii) Topic A will be discussed before E and topic B will be discussed before D.
(iii) Topics B and D will not be discussed on the first day.
(iv) There will be one rest day denoted by F.
(v) There will be a gap of two days between the days on which topics D and B will be discussed
(vi) Topic C will be discussed immediately before the rest day. The rest day will not be the second or the fourth day.

  1. On which of the following days will the topic C be discussed?
    1. Tuesday
    2. Wednesday
    3. Friday
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    According to question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.

    Correct Option: E

    According to question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    Clearly , the topic C will be discussed on Thursday .



  1. With reference to A, the discussion on topic E will take place ................. .
    1. immediately on the next day
    2. after a day’s gap
    3. after three days
    4. Cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    As per the given above question , we have
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    Topic A will be discussed before E and topic B will be discussed before D.

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above question , we have
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    Topic A will be discussed before E and topic B will be discussed before D.
    Hence , With reference to A, the discussion on topic E will take place cannot be determined .




  1. How many days’ gap will be there between the days on which topic E and B will be discussed?
    1. Nil
    2. One
    3. Two
    4. Three
    5. None of these

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    From the given above question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    There will be a gap of nil days between the days on which topics E and B will be discussed .

    Correct Option: A

    From the given above question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    There will be a gap of nil days between the days on which topics E and B will be discussed .
    Hence , required answer will be option A .



  1. Which of the following is the correct sequence of the discussion on the topics including the rest day ‘F’?
    1. AEBFCD
    2. ABECFD
    3. AEBCFD
    4. cannot be determined
    5. None of these

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    As per the given above question , we have
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday. Topic A will be discussed before E and topic B will be discussed before D.
    Topics B and D will not be discussed on the first day.
    There will be one rest day denoted by F.
    There will be a gap of two days between the days on which topics D and B will be discussed
    Topic C will be discussed immediately before the rest day. The rest day will not be the second or the fourth day.

    Correct Option: C

    As per the given above question , we have
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday. Topic A will be discussed before E and topic B will be discussed before D.
    Topics B and D will not be discussed on the first day.
    There will be one rest day denoted by F.
    There will be a gap of two days between the days on which topics D and B will be discussed
    Topic C will be discussed immediately before the rest day. The rest day will not be the second or the fourth day.
    From given it is clear that AEBCFD is the correct sequence of the discussion on the topics .




  1. Which of the following is a correct statement?
    1. Topic A will be discussed on Tuesday
    2. Discussion on topic C will be immediately preceded by discussion on topic B
    3. Discussion on topic B will take place before that on A
    4. Thursday is the rest day
    5. None of these

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    According to question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    Topics B and D will not be discussed on the first day. Topic C will be discussed immediately before the rest day.

    Correct Option: B

    According to question , we can say that
    Five topics A, B, C, D and E are to be discussed one topic each day, from Monday to Saturday.
    Topics B and D will not be discussed on the first day. Topic C will be discussed immediately before the rest day.
    From figure it is clear that Discussion on topic C will be immediately preceded by discussion on topic B .