Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside.
 
Eight persons Viraj, Sumeet, Rahul, Anup, Hiten, Deepak , Deepika and Kunal are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All of them like different hindi entertainment channels – Star plus, Sony, Colors, Zee TV, Star Bharat , &tv, SAB and DD National. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order.
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • Sumeet is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal.
  • Deepak  likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
1
Who among the following sits third to the right of Deepika?
» Explain it
B
From the following explanation it is clear that Kunal sits third to the right of Deepika.

Hence option B is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 

Common Explanation:
 
Reference:
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Deepak likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 
 
Reference:
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 

Reference:
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
 
Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that neither Sumeet nor Kunal can sit adjacent to Hiten and Viraj sits exactly between Deepak and Kunal, So, Kunal must be sitting second to the right of Deepak and Viraj sits immediate right of Deepak.

The only left place for Sumeet is thus , second to the left of Deepak.
 

Reference:
 
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
 
Inference:

As Hiten does not like Star plus, so Deepika must like Star plus.

Hiten must like the only left channel i.e. DD National.

And the only left person i.e. Anup must  be sitting at immediate left of Hiten.
 
2
Who among the following sits opposite to the one who likes Zee TV?
» Explain it
D
From the following explanation it is clear that the one who likes DD National sits opposite to the one who likes Zee TV.

Hence option D is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 

Common Explanation:
 
Reference:
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Deepak likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 
 
Reference:
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 

Reference:
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
 
Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that neither Sumeet nor Kunal can sit adjacent to Hiten and Viraj sits exactly between Deepak and Kunal, So, Kunal must be sitting second to the right of Deepak and Viraj sits immediate right of Deepak.

The only left place for Sumeet is thus , second to the left of Deepak.
 

Reference:
 
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
 
Inference:

As Hiten does not like Star plus, so Deepika must like Star plus.

Hiten must like the only left channel i.e. DD National.

And the only left person i.e. Anup must  be sitting at immediate left of Hiten.
 
3
What is the position of the one who likes Star plus with respect to Hiten?
» Explain it
A
From the following explanation it is clear that the one who likes Star plus is third to the right of Hiten.

Hence option A is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 

Common Explanation:
 
Reference:
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Deepak likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 
 
Reference:
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 

Reference:
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
 
Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that neither Sumeet nor Kunal can sit adjacent to Hiten and Viraj sits exactly between Deepak and Kunal, So, Kunal must be sitting second to the right of Deepak and Viraj sits immediate right of Deepak.

The only left place for Sumeet is thus , second to the left of Deepak.
 

Reference:
 
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
 
Inference:

As Hiten does not like Star plus, so Deepika must like Star plus.

Hiten must like the only left channel i.e. DD National.

And the only left person i.e. Anup must  be sitting at immediate left of Hiten.
 
4
If Viraj is related to Star Bharat in a certain way, Hiten is related to &tv in the same way then who among the following is related to Sony?
» Explain it
E
From the following explanation it is clear that Anup is related to Sony in the same way as Viraj is related to Star Bharat and Hiten is related to &tv.

Logic: The person is related to channel as second to the left of the channel.

Hence option E is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 

Common Explanation:
 
Reference:
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Deepak likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 
 
Reference:
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 

Reference:
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
 
Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that neither Sumeet nor Kunal can sit adjacent to Hiten and Viraj sits exactly between Deepak and Kunal, So, Kunal must be sitting second to the right of Deepak and Viraj sits immediate right of Deepak.

The only left place for Sumeet is thus , second to the left of Deepak.
 

Reference:
 
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
 
Inference:

As Hiten does not like Star plus, so Deepika must like Star plus.

Hiten must like the only left channel i.e. DD National.

And the only left person i.e. Anup must  be sitting at immediate left of Hiten.
 
» Explain it
B
From the following explanation it is clear that Anup-Star plus is the false combination.

Hence option B is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 

Common Explanation:
 
Reference:
  • Rahul is sitting third to the left of Deepak.
  • Deepak likes  Zee TV and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Sony.
  • The one who likes &tv is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Zee TV.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 
 
Reference:
  • The one who likes Sony is to the immediate right of Hiten and Hiten does not like Star plus.
  • The one who likes SAB is sitting second to the left of Hiten.
  • Hiten is sitting third to the left of Deepika.
Inference:

On the basis of above direct hints, following arrangement can be drawn:
 

Reference:
  • Neither Sumeet nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Hiten.
  • Viraj who likes Colors is sitting exactly between Deepak and Kunal.
 
Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that neither Sumeet nor Kunal can sit adjacent to Hiten and Viraj sits exactly between Deepak and Kunal, So, Kunal must be sitting second to the right of Deepak and Viraj sits immediate right of Deepak.

The only left place for Sumeet is thus , second to the left of Deepak.
 

Reference:
 
  • The one who likes Star Bharat is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Colors.
 
Inference:

As Hiten does not like Star plus, so Deepika must like Star plus.

Hiten must like the only left channel i.e. DD National.

And the only left person i.e. Anup must  be sitting at immediate left of Hiten.