Linear Arrangement

Four friends Akhil, Bhrigu, Chinmay and Dhruv went for an excursion with their wives Priya, Ritu, Shreya and Veena, not necessarily in the same order. Each couple hails from a different city amongst Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad, not necessarily in that

order. They went to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal, where they sat in a row. Each wife always sat to the immediate right of her husband.

(i) Bhrigu sat to the immediate right of Priya.

(ii) Dhruv is from Hyderabad and Priya is not from Mumbai.

(iii) Ritu and her husband were sitting to the immediate right of the couple that hailed from


(iv) Chinmay and his wife were sitting to the immediate left of the couple from Kolkata and

Chinmay was sitting to the immediate right of Shreya.

(v) Akhil sat to the immediate right of Ritu, who is not from Mumbai.

1. Who is Dhruv’s wife?
(A) Shreya
(B) Priya
(C) Veena
(D) Ritu

2. Which couple is from Chennai?
(A) Veena and Bhrigu
(B) Dhruv and Ritu
(C) Chinmay and Priya
(D) Akhil and Shreya

3. Who is the husband in the couple, which is seated second in the row from left to right?
(A) Akhil
(B) Bhrigu
(C) Chinmay
(D) Dhruv


Task – Make three pancakes in the least amount of time possible.

Conditions: One side of a pancake takes exactly three minutes to cook on a pan. You need to cook both sides. This means that a pancake takes exactly six minutes to cook.

Anything else: Yes. You’ve got two pans and two gas burners. Use them as you please.

Have I got gas? Of course. Assume what you’ve got to assume.

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a) Only I
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E. 812

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1. Box A fits inside both boxes B and D.

2.Box G fits inside both boxes A and F.

3.Box C fits inside both boxes B and F.

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