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In this type of questions, some clues regarding seating or placing sequence (linear or circular) of some persons or items is given. The candidate is required to form the proper sequence using these clues and answer the questions accordingly.

(A). There are five friends.
(B). They are standing in a row facing South.
(C). Jayesh is to the immediate right of Alok.
(D). Pramod is between Bhagat and Subodh.
(E). Subodh is between Jayesh and Pramod.

To find answer to the above two questions, which of the given statements can be dispensed with ?

Option:
A. None
B. A only
C. B only
D. C only
E. D only
Answer: B . A only

Justification:

Note : The boys are standing facing south. So, consider 'left' and 'right' accordingly.
Jayesh is to the right of Alok i.e. J, A.
Pramod is between Bhagat and Subodh i.e. B, P, S.
Subodh is between Jayesh and Pramod.
So, the sequence is :
Bhagat, Pramod, Subodh, Jayesh, Alok → South

Statement (A) is superfluous.

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