**Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions accordingly. **

Eight people P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W are sitting around a circular table facing outside. Each one of them has a different number of books i.e., 10, 25, 33, 42, 49, 55, 61, and 66 but not necessarily in the same order.

Two people are sitting between S who is not an immediate neighbor of Q and the one who has 33 books. U is sitting immediate right of the one who has 33 books. Two people are sitting between the one who has a square number of books i.e., less than 42 and U. At most two people are sitting between the one who has a square number of books i.e., less than 42 and the one who has 33 books. The one who has the least number of books sits third to the right of Q who does not have 33 or 25 books. S does not have the least number of books. P who does not have 25 books sits immediate right of R who does not have the least number of books. T has an even number of books. The difference between T’s and V’s books is more than 15. At least one person is sitting between P and W. R has a square number of books. Q has an even number of books and more books than R has. P’s immediate neighbor has an even number of books. U has more books than P has.

**Q1. Who has the least number of books?**

(a) S

(b) W

(c) R

(d) T

(e) None of these

**Q2. How many people sit between V and the one who has 42 books from the right of V?**

(a) Four

(b) Five

(c) Two

(d) Six

(e) None of these

**Q3. What is the position of U from the one who has the maximum number of books?**

(a) Second to the right

(b) Third to the left

(c) Fourth to the left

(d) Immediate right

(e) None of these

**Q4. Four from the following are similar in a certain way and forms a group. Find out the one who does not belong to that group. **

(a) V

(b) R

(c) W

(d) T

(e) P

**Q5. Who is sitting third to the right of R?**

(a) V

(b) The one, who has 42 books

(c) Q

(d) The one who has 25 books

(e) None of these

**Directions (6-8): Study the following alphanumeric symbol series carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**5 # 2 I Q T W 7 P K 6 @ 2 N Y Z & € C 3 W O ! 9 * E**

STEP I – The letters which are immediately preceded by number and immediately followed by a consonant are arranged just after E in the reverse alphabetical order in the above series.

STEP II – The letters which are immediately followed by symbol are replaced with their second preceding letter according to English alphabetical series.

STEP III – The symbol which is immediately followed by a number is interchanged its position with that number.

(STEP II is applied after STEP I and STEP III is applied after STEP II)

**Q6. How many symbols are between 9th element from the left end and 4th element from right end in the last step?**

(a) Two

(b) Three

(c) Five

(d) Six

(e) None of these

**Q7. How many letters are immediately followed by an odd number in the last step?**

(a) Two

(b) Four

(c) Three

(d) More than four

(e) None of these

**Q8. What is the sum of the second even number from the right end and the sixth number from the left end in the last step?**

(a) 6

(b) 7

(c) 9

(d) 8

(e) None of these

**Directions (9-10): Read the given series of numbers and letters carefully and answer the questions based in it.**

**2 D E 3 A 5 T 4 U 6 I 8 7 P W A 9 E 2 Q 3 P 5 4 D 2 E 3**

**Q9. How many letters are immediately followed by an odd number?**

(a) Three

(b) Four

(c) Five

(d) Six

(e) None of these

**Q10. What is the sum of the third odd number from the right end and the fourth number from the left end?**

(a) 9

(b) 7

(c) 10

(d) 16

(e) None of these

**Solutions**

**Solution (6-8):**

**Sol.** Series- 5 # 2 I Q T W 7 P K 6 @ 2 N Y Z & € C 3 W O ! 9 * E

STEP I- 5 # 2 Q T W 7 K 6 @ 2 Y Z & € C 3 W O ! 9 * E P N I

STEP II- 5 # 2 Q T W 7 K 6 @ 2 Y X & € C 3 W M ! 9 * E P N I

STEP III- 5 2 # Q T W 7 K 6 2 @ Y X & € C 3 W M 9 ! * E P N I

**S6. Ans. (c)**

**Sol.** 5 2 # Q T W 7 K 6 2 @ Y X & € C 3 W M 9 ! * E P N I

Hence, there are five symbols between 6 and E.

**S7. Ans. (c)**

**Sol.** 5 2 # Q T W 7 K 6 2 @ Y X & € C 3 W M 9 ! * E P N I

Hence, there are three letters immediately followed by an odd number.

**S8. Ans. (c)**

**Sol.** 5 2 # Q T W 7 K 6 2 @ Y X & € C 3 W M 9 ! * E P N I

Second even number from right end = 6

Sixth number from left end = 3

Hence, required sum = 6 + 3 = 9.

**Solution (9-10):**

**S9. Ans. (d)**

**Sol.** Given series – 2 D E 3 A 5 T 4 U 6 I 8 7 P W A 9 E 2 Q 3 P 5 4 D 2 E 3

Hence, there are six letters which are immediately followed by an odd number in the given series.

**S10. Ans. (b)**

**Sol.** Given series – 2 D E 3 A 5 T **4** U 6 I 8 7 P W A 9 E 2 Q **3** P 5 4 D 2 E 3

Hence, required sum = 4 + 3 = 7.