# CIRCULAR PUZZLES

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): These questions are based on the following information.

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H are sitting around a circular table such that five of them are facing towards the center and the rest are facing away from the center. Three persons are sitting  between F and H, who is facing center. C is 2nd  to the right of F and faces opposite direction to F. A sits 3rd to the left of C. G is one of the neighbour of E. Two persons sit between G and B, who is not neighbour of H. G does not face C. G and A face same direction but opposite to F.

1. What is the position of E with respect to A?

1) Immediate right                2) 5th to the left

3) 2nd to the right                 4) 2nd to the left

5) None of these

2. How many persons are sitting between C and H, when counted from the left of C?
1) One                  2) Two                3) Three                  4) Four                5) None

3. Four of the five are alike in a certain way, which among the following does not belongs to that group?
1) C             2) B            3) F            4) D            5) E

4. Which of the following represents the immediate neighbour of G?
1) C            2) B              3) F              4) D           5) A

5. Which of the following is not true regarding F?

1) It faces towards the center

2) E is immediate left to F

3) Two persons sit between F and D, when counted from the right to D

4) All are true

5) No one sits between F and B

Ans: 1-4; 2-1; 3-1; 4-5; 5-3.

Directions (Qs. 6 - 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table with equal distance between them but not necessarily in the  same order. Some of them are facing the centre with some face outside (i.e. opposite to centre). O sits second to the right of R, R faces the centre. Only two people sit between O and N (either form O’s right or O’s left). S sits second to the right of O. T sits to the immediate right of N. S and N face opposite direction (i.e. if N faces the centre then S faces outside and vice  versa). Immediate neighbour of S face the same direction (i.e. If one neighbour faces the centre then the other also faces the centre and vice-versa). Only three people sit between P and Q. Neither P nor M is an immediate neighbour of R. Q sits second to the right of M. Both T and Q face a direction opposite to that of O (i.e. if O faces the centre then both T and Q faces outside and vice-versa).

6. Who sits exactly between M and P?
1) N               2) S           3) R
4) Q             5) None of these

7. How many people in the given arrangement face the centre?
1) One          2) Three              3) Five
4) Four            5) None of these

8. Who sits second to the right of T?
1) O              2) Q              3) S               4) R

5) Other than the given options

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does that belong to that group?
1) P               2) O                3) T                4) M                 5) Q

10. What is P’s position with respect to R?

1) Second to the left                      2) Third to the right
3) Third to the left                          4) Sixth to the right
5) Second to the right

Ans: 6-2; 7-2; 8-3; 9-2; 10-3.

Directions (Qs. 11 - 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

Numbers are given in the figure considered as their positions.

Eight persons Abhay, Isha, Riya, Rahul, Priya, Diya, Sahil, Sanyam are sitting around   the circle having eight vacant chairs. Four of  them are facing towards the center while four are facing outside the center. Only two persons are sitting between Isha and Abhay. Sahil sits second right of Abhay. Rahul and Sahil areimmediate neighbours. Riya sits third left of Rahul. Both Abhay and Isha are facing outside the center. Rahul is facing opposite direction of Isha. Priya sits immediate right of Sahil who is facing same direction as Abhay. Sanyam sits second left of Riya. Both Sanyam and Priya are facing same direction. Now they start playing cards game. They shuffled a pack of cards. 1. Isha draws one card and changes her place according to the given conditions, 2. Abhay draws one card and changes his place according to the given conditions similarly others drawcards given in the condition below conditions: 1. If the card drawn is spade, the person who draws first moves to position 5 facing opposite direction of current direction, then the second person who also draw spade moves to position 6, similarly 7 and 8. 2. If card drawn is heart, person remains on the same position facing same direction. 3. If the card drawn is diamond, the person who draws first moves to corner 1 facing same direction, then the second person, who also draw diamond moves to corner 2, similarly 3 and 4. 4. If card drawn is club, person remains on the same position facing opposite direction of current direction. Draws: 1. Isha  draws queen of Club. 2. Abhay draws Jack of Club. 3. Priya draws 3 of Spade. 4. Rahul draws a King of Diamond. 5. Diya draws Ace of Heart. 6. Sahil draws 9 of Heart 9. 7. Sanyam draws 7 of Diamond. 8. Riya draws 4 of Spade.

Note: All the persons draws card in a serial way as given above. (ex: First Isha draws then Abhay draws ……..so on…..)

11. After all persons changed their places based on the above conditions, who among the following is sitting at the corner 2 of the square?

1) Isha                 2) Diya              3) Sahil
4) Sanyam             5) None of these

12. After all persons changed their places based on the above conditions, how many persons are remains in the circle?

1) Two                      2) Four               3) One
4) Three                   5) None of these

13. After all persons changed their places based on the above conditions, then who among the following is sitting to the immediate right of Diya?

1) Sahil                      2) Riya                3) Abhay
4) Priya                     5) None of these

14. After all persons changed their places based on the above conditions, then how many persons facing away from the center?
1) Two               2) One                3) Five
4) Three                       5) None of these

15. After all persons changed their places based on the above conditions, then who among the following is sitting at the position 6 of the square?
1) Sahil                2) Riya               3) Priya
4) Sanyam               5) None of these

Ans: 11-4; 12-4; 13-3; 14-3; 15-2.

Directions (Qs.1 – 6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight friends – E, F, G, H, J, K, L and M are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each of them is wearing dress of different cartoon characters i.e. Nobita, Osward, Popeye, Yogi, Simpon, Minion, Scrooge and Dexter but not necessarily in the same order. F is sitting second to the left of K. The one who is wearing dress of Dexter is an immediate neighbour of K. There are only three people sits between the one who is wearing dress of Dexter and E. Only one person sits between the one who is wearing dress of Yogi and E. The one who is wearing dress of Osward is to the immediate right of the one who is wearing dress of Yogi. M is second to the right of K. H is wearing dress of Dexter. G and J are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither G nor J is wearing dress of Yogi. The one who is wearing dress of Simpon is to the immediate left of F. The one who is wearing dress of Minion is second to the right of the one who is wearing dress of Osward. The one who is wearing dress of Scrooge is an immediate neighbour of the one who is wearing dress of Yogi. G is second to the right of the one who is wearing dress of Nobita.

1. Who is sitting second to the right of E?

1) The one who wearing dress of Minion

2) G             3) The one who wearing dress of Yogi

4) F                     5) K

2. Who amongst the following is wearing dress of Scrooge?
1) F                       2) L              3) M             4) K                5) None of these

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to group?

1) Nobita - H           2) M - Popeye               3) J - Yogi

4) Simpon - L             5) Minion - K

4. What is the position of L with respect to the one who is wearing dress of Dexter?

1) Third to the left                     2) Second to the right

3) Second to the left                 4) Third to the right

5) Immediate right

5. Which of the following statements is true accordingly the given sitting arrangement?

1) The one who is wearing dress of Minion sits second to the left of the one who is wearing dress of Popeye.

2) E is an immediate neighbour of the one who is wearing dress of Simpon.

3) H sits exactly between F and the one who is wearing dress of Simpon.

4) Only four people sit between the one who is wearing dress of Osward and F.

5) All of the given statements are true.

6. Who amongst the following is wearing dress of Nobita?
1) E                    2) L                 3) M              4) K             5) None of these

Ans: 1-2; 2-4; 3-3; 4-2; 5-1; 6-1.

Writer
G.Sashi Kumar

Posted Date : 09-12-2021

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