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  1. Linear Arrangement is essentially ordering the items given in a sequence (in a single line). The questions of this type are also referred to as “Seating Arrangement”. The word “seating arrangement” should not be misconstrued – it should not be treated as consisting of questions involving only persons sitting as per specified conditions.
  2. Let us first look at basic relationships which often figure in the questions. If you are conversant with the given items in the table below, half of your battle is already won. It is not required to mug-up these names, but instead make a clear picture in your mind as you go through each one of them. This will go a long way in retaining the details of these given shortcut tricks for solving Blood relations problems for logical and analytical reasoning.
  3. Questions on circular arrangement involve seating of people around a table or arrangement of things in a circular manner (for example, different coloured beads strung to form a necklace).
  4. A conjunction is basically a word which connects phrases, words, clauses or sentences. It also brings the relationship between elements which are thus joined. It also brings about relationship between the elements which are thus joined.
  5. A preposition is defined as a word which is placed before a noun or a pronoun or a noun equivalent to show some relationship between that and some other word present in the sentence.
  6. The Phrasal verbs are certain verbs which are followed by certain prepositions or Adverbs, which give a new significance to them.
  7. Hearing the noise, the girl woke up : The word hearing qualifies the noun ‘girl’ as an Adjective does. It is formed from the Verb Adjective, and is called a Participle. It may be called a Verbal Adjective. A participle is that form of the verb which partakes of the nature both of a verb and of an Adjective.
  8. The infinitive is the base of a verb. They usually refer to the present infinitive, which is most common. There are four other forms of infinitives – the perfect infinitive, perfect continuous infinitive, continuous infinitive, and the passive infinitive.
  9. Articles are the words ‘a’ or ‘an’ and ‘the’, which come before nouns. There are two articles – ‘a’ (or ‘an’) and ‘the’.
  10. As a general rule an adjective is placed immediately before the noun that it qualifies. This is known as Attributive use of adjectives. For example