Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below : Eight persons - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each one of them has a different profession viz., Doctor, Lawyer, Painter, Librarian, Architect, Engineer, Teacher and Accountant, but not necessarily in the same order.
A sits third to the right of F. Only one person sits between A and C. Accountant is sitting third to the right of C. Accountant is sitting to the immediate left of Engineer. B is sitting to the immediate left of H. Three persons sit between B and Architect. D is an immediate neighbour of G. D is neither an Engineer nor an Architect. Only one person sits beween Librarian and Architect. Painter is to the immediate left of Teacher. D is not a Doctor. G is neither a Librarian nor a Lawyer. Lawyer is an immediate neighbour of Architect.

Question 172

# Starting from A, if all the persons are made to sit in the alphabetical order in anticlockwise direction, the position of how many (excluding A) will remain unchanged?

Solution

A sits third to the right of F and only one person sits between A and C, => Let C sits second to the right of A.

Accountant is sitting third to the right of C, => F is the accountant.

Accountant is sitting to the immediate left of Engineer, => Th engineer is sitting to the immediate right of F.

B is sitting to the immediate left of H and three persons sit between B and Architect, => B sits opposite Architect and to the immediate right of F.

Lawyer is an immediate neighbour of Architect, => Lawyer sits to the immediate left of architect.

D is an immediate neighbour of G and D is neither an Engineer nor an Architect.

Starting from A, if all the persons are made to sit in the alphabetical order in anticlockwise direction, the position of C, D, F and H will remain unchanged.

=> Ans - (E)