In this type of questions, some clues are given regarding the order of occurrence of certain events. The candidate is required to analyse the given information, frame the right sequence and then answer the questions accordingly.

The Director of the Institute has announced that six guest lectures on different areas link Leadership, Decision Making, Quality Circles, Motivation, Assessment Centre and Group Discussion are to be organised only one on each day from Monday to Sunday.

  1. Motivation should be organised immediately after Assessment Centre.
  2. Quality Circle should be organised on Wednesday and should not be followed by Group Discussion.
  3. Decision Making should be organised on Friday and there should be a gap of two days between Leadership and Group Discussion.
  4. One day there will be no lecture (Saturday is not that day), just before that day Group Discussion will be organised.

How many lectures are organised between Motivation and Quality Circle ?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four
E. None of these
Answer: C . Three


The correct order is :

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Group Discussion x Quality Circle Leadership Decision Making Assessment Centre Motivation

So, Three lectures are organised between Motivation and Quality Circle -- Assessment Centre, Decision Making and Leadership.