Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
 
Eight persons Vikas, Sanjeev, Ranveer, Anand, Sanjay, Maneet , shipra and Kunal are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All of them like a different sweets – Gulabjamun, Rasgulla, Jalebi, Pinni, Ghevar , Kheer, Peeda and Sheera. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order.
  • The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun.
  • Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal.
  • Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla.
  • The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni.
  • The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay.
  • Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal.
  • The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi.
  • Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet.
  • Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra.
  • Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay.
1
How many people are sitting between Kunal and Ranveer when counted in an anti-clockwise direction from Ranveer?
» Explain it
D
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that four persons are sitting between Ranveer and Kunal, when counted in anti-clockwise direction from Ranveer. 

Hence, option D is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet...
 
...Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla...
 
...The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni...
 
...The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun....
Step 2. 
 
References

...Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra...
 
...The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay...
 
...Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal...
 
...Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal....
 
...The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi...
 
...Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay...

 
Step 3.  By elimination, we get


» Explain it
A
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that Vikas is sitting third to the right of Sanjeev.

Hence, option A is correct.

 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet...
 
...Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla...
 
...The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni...
 
...The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun....
Step 2. 
 
References

...Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra...
 
...The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay...
 
...Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal...
 
...Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal....
 
...The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi...
 
...Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay...

 
Step 3.  By elimination, we get


3
Who amongst the following likes Gulabjamun?
» Explain it
A
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that Shipra likes Gulabjamun.

Hence, option A is correct.

 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet...
 
...Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla...
 
...The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni...
 
...The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun....
Step 2. 
 
References

...Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra...
 
...The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay...
 
...Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal...
 
...Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal....
 
...The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi...
 
...Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay...

 
Step 3.  By elimination, we get


» Explain it
C
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that the one who likes Rasgulla is sitting exactly between the one who likes Sheera and the one who likes Kheer not Ghevar.

Hence Option C is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet...
 
...Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla...
 
...The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni...
 
...The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun....
Step 2. 
 
References

...Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra...
 
...The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay...
 
...Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal...
 
...Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal....
 
...The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi...
 
...Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay...

 
Step 3.  By elimination, we get


5
Four of the following five pairs are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
» Explain it
D
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that Except Rasgulla- Ghevar, in all other pairs the one likes first sweet is sitting second to the left of the one who likes second sweet.

Hence, option D is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Ranveer is sitting third to the left of Maneet...
 
...Maneet  likes  Pinni and is sitting third to the right of the one who likes Rasgulla...
 
...The one who likes Kheer is sitting second to the left of the one who likes Pinni...
 
...The one likes Rasgulla is to the immediate right of Sanjay and Sanjay does not like Gulabjamun....
Step 2. 
 
References

...Sanjay is sitting third to the left of shipra...
 
...The one who likes Peda is sitting second to the left of Sanjay...
 
...Vikas who likes Jalebi is sitting exactly between Maneet and Kunal...
 
...Sanjeev is sitting fourth to the right of Kunal....
 
...The one who likes Ghevar is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Jalebi...
 
...Neither Sanjeev nor Kunal is an immediate neighbour of Sanjay...

 
Step 3.  By elimination, we get


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