Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
 
There is a meet of eight ministers at Rashtrapati Bhawan. These eight ministers namely Jaitley, Nitin, Prabhu, Paswan, Prakash, Radha, Ravi and Shankar are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different ministery viz. Agriculture, Finance, Defence, Railways, Health and Family Welfare, HRD, Food Processing Industries and Law & order.

Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries. Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture. Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare.
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Who among the following sit between Nitin and the representative from Food Processing Industries?
» Explain it
C
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get




We can clearly observe that Jaitley and shankar are sitting between Nitin and Ravi, who is representative of Food Processing Industries.

Hence, option C is correct.

Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
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...Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries...
 


Step 2. 

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...Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture...



Step 3. 

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...Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare..



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



We can clearly observe that the representative of HRD, Prakash is sitting second to the left of Nitin. 

Hence, option B is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries...
 


Step 2. 

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...Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture...



Step 3. 

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...Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare..



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

 
We can clearly observe that Jaitley and Nitin are immediate neighbours of each other. 

Hence, option E is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries...
 


Step 2. 

References

...Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture...



Step 3. 

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...Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare..

4
Who among the following is the representative of Finance?
» Explain it
E
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

 
We can clearly observe that Paswan is the representative of finance.

Hence, option E is correct.
 
Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries...


Step 2. 

References

...Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture...



Step 3. 

References

...Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare..

5
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
» Explain it
E
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get
 
Except Nitin – Defence, in all other pairs concerned department minister is sitting second to the right of first person.
 
Hence, option E is correct..

Common Explanation:
 
Step 1. 
 
References
 
...Radha sits second to the right of the representative of Railways. Representatives of Food Processing Industries and Railways are immediate neighbours of the each other. Two people sit between the representative of Food Processing Industries and Nitin. Prabhu and Prakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither Prabhu nor Prakash is an immediate neighbour of either Nitin or the representative of Food Processing Industries...


Step 2. 

References

...Representative of Defence sits second to the right of Paswan, Paswan is neither the representative of Railways nor Food Processing Industries. Ravi and the representative of Agriculture are immediate neighbours of each other. Nitin is not the representative of Agriculture...



Step 3. 

References

...Only one person sits between Prabhu and the representative of Finance. Shankar sits third to the left of the representative of Law & order. Representative from HRD sits second to the left of the representative of Health and Family Welfare..