Directions: Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
 
Eight persons namely Pravin, Qasim, Ranbir, Santhosh, Tushar, Umesh, Vinoth and Wafiq are sitting around the circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing inside the circle and some of them are facing outside the circle. Each of them likes different mobiles  Infix, Lenovo, Asus, Vivo, Nokia, Redmi, Samsung and Sony but not necessarily in the same order.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar. Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia. The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung. Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo. Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus. Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar. Pravin faces inside the circle. Qasim likes Redmi. Pravin does not like Nokia. Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa). The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other. The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia. Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin. Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
» Explain it
C
Following the common explanation, we get "The one who sits second to the right of Santhosh",

i.e. Vinoth sits second to the right of Qasim

i.e. Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh

Hence, option C is correct.

Final figure:
 


Common Explanation
 
References:
 
Pravin faces inside the circle.
 
Pravin does not like Nokia.
 
Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin.
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Qasim likes Redmi.
 
Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Here, the one who likes Vivo sits either to the immediate right or left of Pravin and it is shown i below seating.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Here, Ranbir, Qasim and Vinoth are facing outside the circle.
 
Note: The one who like Nokia sits either second to the right or second to the left of Ranbir.
 
Remaining statements are given directly; by using we get the initial seating as follows,
 
 

References:
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung.
 
Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Here, the one who likes Samsung sits to the immediate right of Pravin.
 
Therefore, the one who likes Vivo sits immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle (Given, Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo)
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Umesh doesn’t like Nokia phone; if so there is no place for Santhosh. Thus the one who like Nokia sits opposite to Umesh and faces outside the circle (Given, Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia)
 
Therefore Santhosh sits to the immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle. As per seating, Santhosh likes Vivo phone.
 
By using above information, we get the following seating as shown
 

References:
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh.
 
Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar.
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.

Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Here, Vinoth sits to the immediate right of Pravin and likes Samsung. Tushar sits to the immediate left of Santhosh and likes Nokia (only possibility)
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
Here, one of the immediate neighbors of Tushar is Santhosh and Santhosh faces inside the circle. Therefore other immediate neighbor is the one who likes Asus phone, also faces inside the circle as per statement.
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Tushar likes Nokia and sit opposite to Umesh, who likes Infix as per statement.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Here, Vinoth likes Samsung and then Pravin likes Sony (only possibility)
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Therefore, Umesh must face inside the circle and his third right is Wafiq, who likes Asus as per seating.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Given, Ranbir faces outside the circle and then Vinoth also faces outside the circle. Thus we get the completed seating as shown below.
 
2
If Tushar is related to Infix and Wafiq is related to Samsung, in same way Qasim is related to?
» Explain it
D
Following the common explanation, we get "Vivo",

Tushar sits opposite to the one who likes Infix

Wafiq sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung. Similarly,

Qasim sits opposite to the one who likes Vivo

Hence, option D is correct.
 
Final figure:
 


Common Explanation
 
References:
 
Pravin faces inside the circle.
 
Pravin does not like Nokia.
 
Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin.
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Qasim likes Redmi.
 
Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Here, the one who likes Vivo sits either to the immediate right or left of Pravin and it is shown i below seating.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Here, Ranbir, Qasim and Vinoth are facing outside the circle.
 
Note: The one who like Nokia sits either second to the right or second to the left of Ranbir.
 
Remaining statements are given directly; by using we get the initial seating as follows,
 
 

References:
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung.
 
Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Here, the one who likes Samsung sits to the immediate right of Pravin.
 
Therefore, the one who likes Vivo sits immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle (Given, Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo)
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Umesh doesn’t like Nokia phone; if so there is no place for Santhosh. Thus the one who like Nokia sits opposite to Umesh and faces outside the circle (Given, Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia)
 
Therefore Santhosh sits to the immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle. As per seating, Santhosh likes Vivo phone.
 
By using above information, we get the following seating as shown
 

References:
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh.
 
Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar.
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.

Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Here, Vinoth sits to the immediate right of Pravin and likes Samsung. Tushar sits to the immediate left of Santhosh and likes Nokia (only possibility)
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
Here, one of the immediate neighbors of Tushar is Santhosh and Santhosh faces inside the circle. Therefore other immediate neighbor is the one who likes Asus phone, also faces inside the circle as per statement.
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Tushar likes Nokia and sit opposite to Umesh, who likes Infix as per statement.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Here, Vinoth likes Samsung and then Pravin likes Sony (only possibility)
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Therefore, Umesh must face inside the circle and his third right is Wafiq, who likes Asus as per seating.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Given, Ranbir faces outside the circle and then Vinoth also faces outside the circle. Thus we get the completed seating as shown below.
 
» Explain it
A
Following the common explanation, we get "The one who sits second to the left of Umesh",

Pravin likes Sony and sits second to the left of Umesh.

Hence, option A is correct.

Final figure:
 


Common Explanation
 
References:
 
Pravin faces inside the circle.
 
Pravin does not like Nokia.
 
Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin.
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Qasim likes Redmi.
 
Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Here, the one who likes Vivo sits either to the immediate right or left of Pravin and it is shown i below seating.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Here, Ranbir, Qasim and Vinoth are facing outside the circle.
 
Note: The one who like Nokia sits either second to the right or second to the left of Ranbir.
 
Remaining statements are given directly; by using we get the initial seating as follows,
 
 

References:
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung.
 
Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Here, the one who likes Samsung sits to the immediate right of Pravin.
 
Therefore, the one who likes Vivo sits immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle (Given, Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo)
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Umesh doesn’t like Nokia phone; if so there is no place for Santhosh. Thus the one who like Nokia sits opposite to Umesh and faces outside the circle (Given, Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia)
 
Therefore Santhosh sits to the immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle. As per seating, Santhosh likes Vivo phone.
 
By using above information, we get the following seating as shown
 

References:
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh.
 
Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar.
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.

Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Here, Vinoth sits to the immediate right of Pravin and likes Samsung. Tushar sits to the immediate left of Santhosh and likes Nokia (only possibility)
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
Here, one of the immediate neighbors of Tushar is Santhosh and Santhosh faces inside the circle. Therefore other immediate neighbor is the one who likes Asus phone, also faces inside the circle as per statement.
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Tushar likes Nokia and sit opposite to Umesh, who likes Infix as per statement.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Here, Vinoth likes Samsung and then Pravin likes Sony (only possibility)
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Therefore, Umesh must face inside the circle and his third right is Wafiq, who likes Asus as per seating.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Given, Ranbir faces outside the circle and then Vinoth also faces outside the circle. Thus we get the completed seating as shown below.
 
4
How many persons sit between the one who like Vivo and Umesh, if counted from left of Umesh?
» Explain it
B
Following the common explanation, we get "Two",

Santhosh likes Vivo and sits third to the left of Umesh

Hence, option B is correct.

Final figure:
 


Common Explanation
 
References:
 
Pravin faces inside the circle.
 
Pravin does not like Nokia.
 
Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin.
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Qasim likes Redmi.
 
Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Here, the one who likes Vivo sits either to the immediate right or left of Pravin and it is shown i below seating.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Here, Ranbir, Qasim and Vinoth are facing outside the circle.
 
Note: The one who like Nokia sits either second to the right or second to the left of Ranbir.
 
Remaining statements are given directly; by using we get the initial seating as follows,
 
 

References:
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung.
 
Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Here, the one who likes Samsung sits to the immediate right of Pravin.
 
Therefore, the one who likes Vivo sits immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle (Given, Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo)
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Umesh doesn’t like Nokia phone; if so there is no place for Santhosh. Thus the one who like Nokia sits opposite to Umesh and faces outside the circle (Given, Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia)
 
Therefore Santhosh sits to the immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle. As per seating, Santhosh likes Vivo phone.
 
By using above information, we get the following seating as shown
 

References:
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh.
 
Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar.
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.

Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Here, Vinoth sits to the immediate right of Pravin and likes Samsung. Tushar sits to the immediate left of Santhosh and likes Nokia (only possibility)
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
Here, one of the immediate neighbors of Tushar is Santhosh and Santhosh faces inside the circle. Therefore other immediate neighbor is the one who likes Asus phone, also faces inside the circle as per statement.
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Tushar likes Nokia and sit opposite to Umesh, who likes Infix as per statement.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Here, Vinoth likes Samsung and then Pravin likes Sony (only possibility)
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Therefore, Umesh must face inside the circle and his third right is Wafiq, who likes Asus as per seating.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Given, Ranbir faces outside the circle and then Vinoth also faces outside the circle. Thus we get the completed seating as shown below.
 
» Explain it
E
Following the common explanation, we get "None is true",

Hence, option E is correct.
 
Final figure:
 


Common Explanation
 
References:
 
Pravin faces inside the circle.
 
Pravin does not like Nokia.
 
Umesh sits second to the right of Pravin.
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Qasim likes Redmi.
 
Ranbir likes Lenovo and is sitting exactly between the one who likes Redmi and the one who likes Asus.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Qasim sits third to the right of Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo.
 
Here, the one who likes Vivo sits either to the immediate right or left of Pravin and it is shown i below seating.
 
Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia. Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Here, Ranbir, Qasim and Vinoth are facing outside the circle.
 
Note: The one who like Nokia sits either second to the right or second to the left of Ranbir.
 
Remaining statements are given directly; by using we get the initial seating as follows,
 
 

References:
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung.
 
Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
The one who likes Asus sits opposite to the one who likes Samsung.
 
Here, the one who likes Samsung sits to the immediate right of Pravin.
 
Therefore, the one who likes Vivo sits immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle (Given, Pravin, who sits to the immediate right of the one who likes Vivo)
 
Santhosh neither likes Asus nor Samsung. Santhosh sits to the immediate left of the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Umesh doesn’t like Nokia phone; if so there is no place for Santhosh. Thus the one who like Nokia sits opposite to Umesh and faces outside the circle (Given, Ranbir is facing outside the circle and sits second to the right of the one who likes Nokia)
 
Therefore Santhosh sits to the immediate left of Pravin and faces inside the circle. As per seating, Santhosh likes Vivo phone.
 
By using above information, we get the following seating as shown
 

References:
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh.
 
Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Qasim does not sit adjacent to Tushar.
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.

Inferences:
 
From above statements,
 
Vinoth sits second to the right of Santhosh. Two persons sit between Vinoth and Tushar.
 
Here, Vinoth sits to the immediate right of Pravin and likes Samsung. Tushar sits to the immediate left of Santhosh and likes Nokia (only possibility)
 
Immediate neighbor of Tushar face same direction (if one faces inside the circle then the other also face inside the circle or vice versa).
 
Here, one of the immediate neighbors of Tushar is Santhosh and Santhosh faces inside the circle. Therefore other immediate neighbor is the one who likes Asus phone, also faces inside the circle as per statement.
 
The one who likes Infix sit opposite to the one who likes Nokia.
 
Here, Tushar likes Nokia and sit opposite to Umesh, who likes Infix as per statement.
 
The one who likes Sony and the one who likes Samsung are adjacent to each other.
 
Here, Vinoth likes Samsung and then Pravin likes Sony (only possibility)
 
Wafiq sits third to the right of Umesh.
 
Therefore, Umesh must face inside the circle and his third right is Wafiq, who likes Asus as per seating.
 
Qasim and Vinoth face the same direction as Ranbir.
 
Given, Ranbir faces outside the circle and then Vinoth also faces outside the circle. Thus we get the completed seating as shown below.