Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside.
 
There are eight news anchors seated in two rows. In row I – Arnab, Barkha, Kishore and Dibang are seated and all are facing south. In row II – Prabhu, Neha, Ravish and Sweta are seated and all are facing north. These eight news anchors work in different news channels – Times Now, Aaj Tak, ABP News, India TV, News Nation, India News, News 24 and NDTV but not necessarily in the same order. In the seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces one of the members of the other row. 
 
Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV. Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV. Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV. The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News. 

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News. Ravish is not the one who works in India News. Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation. The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab. Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line. The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.
1
The persons sitting at extreme ends in Row I work in which of the following news channels?
» Explain it
C
From the following explanation it is clear that the ones sitting at extreme ends work in ABP News and India News.

Hence option C is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

Common Explanation:

Reference:    
       

Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV.

Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV.

Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV.

The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News.


Inference:

Using the above mentioned hints following two cases can be drawn:

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore    
News channels   ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors     Ravish  
News channels India TV      
 
Case 2
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore      
News channels ABP News   NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors       Ravish
News channels   India TV    
 
Reference:

Ravish is not the one who works in India News.

Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation.

The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab.

Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line.
 

Inference:

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the extreme left end of the row I as per Case 1.

Thus Sweta sits at the extreme right end of row II as per Case 1.

Here the only left places for Barkha is at the extreme ends, thus Case 1 fails here.

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore Arnab  
News channels News Nation ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Neha Prabhu Ravish Sweta
News channels India TV   India News  
 
Case 2

As Prabhu neither works in India TV nor the faces the one who works in NDTV, thus he must be sitting at the extreme left end of row II as per Case 2.

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the immediate right of Prabhu in row I as per case 2. The remaining seat of row I is assigned to the only left news anchor i.e. Sweta.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels   India TV   India News
 
Reference:

The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News.


Inference:

As Sweta can’t work in Aaj Tak as per the first hint. So it is Prabhu, who works in Aaj Tak.

Ravish can’t work in India News, so he must be working in Times Now to satisfy the second hint.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV Aaj Tak Times Now
 
After filling the vacant positions, we get:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

2
Who among the following works in India News?
» Explain it
A
From the following explanation it is clear that Dibang works in India News.

Hence option A is correct.
 
 
Final Arrangement:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

Common Explanation:

Reference:    
       

Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV.

Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV.

Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV.

The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News.


Inference:

Using the above mentioned hints following two cases can be drawn:

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore    
News channels   ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors     Ravish  
News channels India TV      
 
Case 2
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore      
News channels ABP News   NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors       Ravish
News channels   India TV    
 
Reference:

Ravish is not the one who works in India News.

Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation.

The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab.

Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line.
 

Inference:

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the extreme left end of the row I as per Case 1.

Thus Sweta sits at the extreme right end of row II as per Case 1.

Here the only left places for Barkha is at the extreme ends, thus Case 1 fails here.

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore Arnab  
News channels News Nation ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Neha Prabhu Ravish Sweta
News channels India TV   India News  
 
Case 2

As Prabhu neither works in India TV nor the faces the one who works in NDTV, thus he must be sitting at the extreme left end of row II as per Case 2.

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the immediate right of Prabhu in row I as per case 2. The remaining seat of row I is assigned to the only left news anchor i.e. Sweta.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels   India TV   India News
 
Reference:

The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News.


Inference:

As Sweta can’t work in Aaj Tak as per the first hint. So it is Prabhu, who works in Aaj Tak.

Ravish can’t work in India News, so he must be working in Times Now to satisfy the second hint.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV Aaj Tak Times Now
 
After filling the vacant positions, we get:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

3
Who among the following sits to the immediate right of the one who faces the one who works in News 24?
» Explain it
D
From the following explanation it is clear that Arnab sits immediate right of one who faces the one who works in News 24(Sweta).

Hence option D is correct.
 
Final Arrangement:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

Common Explanation:

Reference:    
       

Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV.

Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV.

Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV.

The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News.


Inference:

Using the above mentioned hints following two cases can be drawn:

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore    
News channels   ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors     Ravish  
News channels India TV      
 
Case 2
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore      
News channels ABP News   NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors       Ravish
News channels   India TV    
 
Reference:

Ravish is not the one who works in India News.

Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation.

The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab.

Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line.
 

Inference:

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the extreme left end of the row I as per Case 1.

Thus Sweta sits at the extreme right end of row II as per Case 1.

Here the only left places for Barkha is at the extreme ends, thus Case 1 fails here.

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore Arnab  
News channels News Nation ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Neha Prabhu Ravish Sweta
News channels India TV   India News  
 
Case 2

As Prabhu neither works in India TV nor the faces the one who works in NDTV, thus he must be sitting at the extreme left end of row II as per Case 2.

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the immediate right of Prabhu in row I as per case 2. The remaining seat of row I is assigned to the only left news anchor i.e. Sweta.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels   India TV   India News
 
Reference:

The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News.


Inference:

As Sweta can’t work in Aaj Tak as per the first hint. So it is Prabhu, who works in Aaj Tak.

Ravish can’t work in India News, so he must be working in Times Now to satisfy the second hint.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV Aaj Tak Times Now
 
After filling the vacant positions, we get:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

4
If Prabhu is related to India TV in a way, Dibang is related to NDTV in the same way then who among the following is related to News Nation in the same way?
» Explain it
B
From the following explanation it is clear that Kishore is related to News Nation in the same way as Prabhu is related to India TV and Dibang is related to NDTV.

Logic: The news anchor is related to the news channel of the one who sits his/her immediate right.

Hence option B is correct.
 
 
Final Arrangement:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

Common Explanation:

Reference:    
       

Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV.

Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV.

Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV.

The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News.


Inference:

Using the above mentioned hints following two cases can be drawn:

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore    
News channels   ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors     Ravish  
News channels India TV      
 
Case 2
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore      
News channels ABP News   NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors       Ravish
News channels   India TV    
 
Reference:

Ravish is not the one who works in India News.

Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation.

The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab.

Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line.
 

Inference:

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the extreme left end of the row I as per Case 1.

Thus Sweta sits at the extreme right end of row II as per Case 1.

Here the only left places for Barkha is at the extreme ends, thus Case 1 fails here.

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore Arnab  
News channels News Nation ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Neha Prabhu Ravish Sweta
News channels India TV   India News  
 
Case 2

As Prabhu neither works in India TV nor the faces the one who works in NDTV, thus he must be sitting at the extreme left end of row II as per Case 2.

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the immediate right of Prabhu in row I as per case 2. The remaining seat of row I is assigned to the only left news anchor i.e. Sweta.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels   India TV   India News
 
Reference:

The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News.


Inference:

As Sweta can’t work in Aaj Tak as per the first hint. So it is Prabhu, who works in Aaj Tak.

Ravish can’t work in India News, so he must be working in Times Now to satisfy the second hint.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV Aaj Tak Times Now
 
After filling the vacant positions, we get:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

5
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
» Explain it
C
From the following explanation it is clear that the person who works in News24 does not sit at extreme end, thus is the odd one out here.

News anchors of the remaining four news channels sit at extreme ends.

Hence option C is correct.

Final Arrangement:
 
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now

Common Explanation:

Reference:    
       

Kishore is sitting second to the right of the person who works in NDTV.

Ravish is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the one who works in NDTV.

Only one person sits between Ravish and the one who works in India TV.

The immediate neighbour of the one who works in India TV faces the one who works in ABP News.


Inference:

Using the above mentioned hints following two cases can be drawn:

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore    
News channels   ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors     Ravish  
News channels India TV      
 
Case 2
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore      
News channels ABP News   NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors       Ravish
News channels   India TV    
 
Reference:

Ravish is not the one who works in India News.

Prabhu is not the one who works in India TV and he does not face the one who works in NDTV. 

Neha faces the one who works in News Nation.

The one who faces Sweta is sitting at the position which is immediate left of Arnab.

Barkha is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the line.
 

Inference:

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the extreme left end of the row I as per Case 1.

Thus Sweta sits at the extreme right end of row II as per Case 1.

Here the only left places for Barkha is at the extreme ends, thus Case 1 fails here.

Case 1
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors   Kishore Arnab  
News channels News Nation ABP News   NDTV
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Neha Prabhu Ravish Sweta
News channels India TV   India News  
 
Case 2

As Prabhu neither works in India TV nor the faces the one who works in NDTV, thus he must be sitting at the extreme left end of row II as per Case 2.

As Neha  faces the one who works in News Nation, so the only left place for her to sit is the immediate right of Prabhu in row I as per case 2. The remaining seat of row I is assigned to the only left news anchor i.e. Sweta.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV  
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels   India TV   India News
 
Reference:

The one who works in NDTV does not face the one who works in Aaj Tak.

The one who works in Times Now faces the one who works in India News.


Inference:

As Sweta can’t work in Aaj Tak as per the first hint. So it is Prabhu, who works in Aaj Tak.

Ravish can’t work in India News, so he must be working in Times Now to satisfy the second hint.
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha  
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV Aaj Tak Times Now
 
After filling the vacant positions, we get:
 
Row I
Facing South
News Anchors Kishore Arnab Barkha Dibang
News channels ABP News News Nation NDTV India News
Row II
Facing North
News Anchors Prabhu Neha Sweta Ravish
News channels Aaj Tak India TV News 24 Times Now