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SEATING ARRANGEMENT

Directions (Q.1 - 4): Study the following information and answer the questions. Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting on a row facing towards North. There are three married couples in the group. Any person does not sit with her spouse. D and E both married but not to each other are sitting 3 places away from each other. H is single and she is sitting at a maximum possible distance from F. A is not married to D. There are exactly four people sitting between H and B. C who is married to B is an immediate neighbour of A. F is unmarried and he is not sitting on the right of any of the member.

1. What is the position of C with respected to D?
a) Third to the left        b) Second to the right
c) Third to the right    d) Second to the left
e) Fourth to the right

 

2. How many persons are sitting between B and G?
a) Two        b) One       c) Four        d) Three         e) None of these

 

3. Who is sitting to the immediate left of E?
a) B        b) G        c) A        d) C         e) D

 

4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so from a group which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) CB         b) GC         c) BF         d) DA         e) HE

Explanation:

 

Directions (Q.5 - 9): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. Eight family members A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a row facing north, but not necessarily in the same order. Four of them are males. There are three couples in the family. E is a male and sits second to the right of G, who is wife of C. D sits second to the left of B, who is female. D is wife of H and sits adjacent to her husband. F is daughter of H and is not between G and E. B is on the immediate left of G and second to the left of her father – in – law. A is brother of H, who is on the immediate right of A. E and F are siblings.

5. How many female members are there between C and H?
a) One                b) Two                c) Three  d) Four               e) None of these

 

6. Who among the following sits second to the left of G?
a) Son          b) Granddaughter           c) Daughter         
d) Daughter-in-law            e) None of these

 

7. Who among the following sits at the extreme ends of the row?
a) A and his wife              b) E and his uncle           c) C and his daughter      
d) H and his wife             e) None of these

 

8. What is the position of H with respect to C?
a) Third to the left         b) Fourth to the right             c) Fifth to the left          
d) Sixth to the right          e) None of these

 

9. How is E related to C?
a) Grandson         b) Son        c) Son-in-law       
d) Granddaughter              e) None of these

Explanation:

 

Directions (Q.10 - 14): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below K, P, T, C, N, D, L and J are standing in a row facing north, but not necessarily in the same order. Only N is between C and D whereas only L is between D and J. T and K are P’s neighbours. Neither T nor C is at the extreme end of the row. J is to the right of T but not necessarily on the immediate right.

10. Who among the following are neighbours?
a) T, K        b) T, C        c) N, L        d) K, J        e) L, T

 

11. Which of the following is true?
a) N is on the immediate right of D
b) K is not at either of the extreme ends.
c) P is between K and T
d) T is at one of the extreme ends.
e) None of these

 

12. Which of the following defines the position of D?
a) D is second to the left of J
b) D is second to the right of L
c) D is at one of the extreme ends.
d) D is the neighbour of C  
e) None of these 

 

13. Which of the following pairs is the neighbour of N?
a) D, L          b) C, T          c) T, L         d) C, D          e) None of these

 

14. Which of the following pairs is at the extreme ends of the row?
a) J, P                   b) K, P               c) K, J
d) Can’t be determined        e) None of these

Explanation:

Ans:
10-b    11-c    12-a    13-d    14-c

 

Directions (Q.15 - 19): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. Twelve girl students L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting in a row facing east. Q is third to the right of M and T is sitting near L. Six girl students are sitting between W and O. R is fourth to the right of O and S is fifth to the left of P, who is eight to the right of W. L is sitting on sixth place from the right end. U is not near to R and S. V is sitting on the fourth place to the left of L.

15. Who is the two girl students sitting at the two ends?
a) W and N           b) W and R          c) V and O        d) O and Q        e) None of these

 

16. Find out the names of two girl students sitting near to Q? 
a) T and V         b) N and S        c) V and U         d) S and T         e) None of these

 

17. Who is sitting at fifth to the left of U?
a) Q          b) S            c) T         d) R         e) None of these

 

18. Who is second to right of L?
a) S          b) P         c) U       d) V        e) None of these

 

19. Which of the following statement/s is/are true?
a) W and N are sitting at two ends.
b) There are six girl students sitting between N and Q.
c) U is second to the right of O
d) M is sitting at fourth place to the right of T.
e) More than one statement is true. 

Explanation:

Ans:
15-b  16-d  17-a  18-b  19-c

 

Directions (20 - 23): Study the following information to answer the given questions. A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line equidistant from each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Some of them are facing south while some are facing north. (Note: Facing the same direction means, if one is facing north then the other is also facing north and vice versa. Facing the opposite directions means if one is facing north then the other is facing south and vice versa.) H faces north. C sits at one of the extreme ends of the line. A sits third to the left of C. D is not an immediate neighbour of C. G sits third to the right of A. B sits on the immediate right of G. B does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. Only one person sits between F and D. G sits second to the left of F. E sits second to the right of B. Both the immediate neighbours of G face the same direction. Both the immediate neighbours of A face the opposite directions. E faces the same directions as B.

20. Who amongst the following sits second to the right of F?
a) A        b) D        c) C        d) G         e) H

 

21. Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
a) A faces north             
b) B sits third to the right of E.
c) B sits exactly between A and F.
d) G sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
e) A sits second to the left of B.

 

22. How many persons in the given arrangement are facing North?
a) Four          b) Two          c) Three           d) One              e) More than four

 

23. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
a) A, E          b) D, C          c) G, F            d) E, B           e) B, A

Explanation:

Ans:
20-b    21-e    22-a    23-b 

 

Directions (Q.24 - 28): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below: A, B, C, D, E, F and H are sitting in a straight line but not necessarily in the same order. Two of them are facing south. C sits second to the right of E. A sits second to the left of F, who sits third to the left of H. H is facing south. B sits third to the right of C, who is third from left. E and B face opposite directions.

24. Who among the following sits between F and B?
a) D            b) E         c) H         d) C          e) None of these

 

25. Who among the following sits third to the right of F?
a) E         b) C         c) D        d) A       e) None of these

 

26. Which of the following pairs sits on the extreme ends of the row?
a) F, D            b) A, E           c) H, B            d) D, H          e) None of these

 

27. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
a) A, D          b) B, D          c) F, D        d) C, D        e) H, E

 

28. Who among the following sits second to the left of E?
a) D           b) C         c) A         d) B          e) None of these

Explanation:

Ans:
24-b    25-c    26-d    27-e   28-a 

 

Uncertain number of persons:

In this type of uncertain number of persons linear seating arrangements basically number of persons are not given in the given basic data. Even if number of persons are not given using given clues/ conditions candidate required to arrange persons in the row with respect to their positions. Candidates need to identify the exact position of persons along with any other variable given in the question with respect to one another based on the information given.

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. A certain number of people are sitting in a row facing North. C sits at one of the ends and there are two people between C and B. There are as many people to the right of G as there are to the left of G. F is third to the left of B who sits fourth from one of the extreme ends of the row. A sits at one of the extreme ends of the row. F does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the row. There are five persons sitting between A and D. E sits exactly in the middle of A and D. Two persons sit between D and G. There are as many persons sitting between F and C as many are sitting between F and D.

1. Who is sitting third to the right of F?
a) D            b) C           c) A           d) B           e) E

 

2. Who sits between F and D ?
a) G         b) E         c) B         d) F         e) None of these

 

3. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20          b) 19         c) 23          d) 14          e) None of these

 

4. Who among the following person sits sixth to the right of G?
a) F           b) B          c) D            d) C            e) None of these

 

5. How many persons are sitting between D and C?
a) 9          b) 13          c) 10          d) 12           e) 11 

Explanation:

Ans:
1-d;       2-a;       3-b;       4-b;       5-e.

 

Directions (Qs. 6 - 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. A certain number of persons are sitting in the row. All of them are facing towards south. Q sits sixth from the right of S. T sits forth to left of Q. Only two persons sit between Q and P. Six persons sit between W and V. R sits forth to the left of S. U sits between S and T. V sits second to the right of U. W is third from any of the end. S is eight from the left end of the row.

6. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20        b) 17          c) 23         d) 18          e) None of these

 

7. Who is to the third to the right of Q?
a) W         b) V          c) P          d) S          e) None of these

 

8. Who is to the immediate left of P?
a) W      b) Q      c) T      d) S      e) None of these

 

9. Who is third to the right of S?
a) T           b) W            c) V            d) R          e) None of these

 

10. What is the position of R with respect to S?
a) Third to the right            b) Second to the right
c) Third to the left       d) Second to the left
e) Fourth to the left

Explanation:

Ans:
6-a;    7-c;       8-e;       9-c;       10-e.

 

Directions (Qs. 11 - 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. A certain number of people are sitting in a linear row and all of them are facing north direction. M sits eighth to the left of J. N sits fourth to the right of K. O sits to the immediate left of P. L sits exactly in the middle of K and J. P sits third from the extreme right end of the row. Number of people between J and P is same as that of between K and J. Only ten people are sitting to the left of J. Only six people sit between N and O. Number of people between M and J is same as that of between Q and J.

11. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20        b) 19          c) 23         d) 18         e) None of these

 

12. Who is to the third to the right of K?
a) M          b) J         c) O        d) L         e) None of these

 

13. Who is to the immediate left of P?
a) O         b) Q         c) M         d) L        e) None of these

 

14. Who is third to the left of J?
a) M         b) Q        c) L     d) P        e) None of these

 

15. How many persons are sitting between K and N?
a) Two       b) Five        c) Three        d) Four          e) More than five
Explanation:

Ans:
11-b;      12-d;      13-a;      14-c;      15-c. 

 

Directions (Qs. 16 - 20): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. Certain number of persons sits in the linear row, all of them facing North. G sits third to either left or right of H. B sits sixth to the left of C who sits second to the left of E. G and E are immediate neighbours of D. F sits fourth to the right of H. Some persons between H and A is one less than the persons between B and C. I sits immediate left of H and persons sits left of I is twice of persons between B and E from the left end. A sits second from the right end.
16. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20         b) 19         c) 23         d) 18         e) None of these

 

17. Who is to the third to the right of D?
a) C        b) I          c) G         d) B         e) None of these

 

18. Who is to the immediate left of G?
a) D          b) B          c) I          d) C          e) None of these

 

19. Who is third to the left of H?
a) I          b) C           c) F             d) G          e) None of these

 

20. How many persons are sitting between C and I?
a) Two          b) Five          c) Three             d) Four          e) More than five 
Explanation:

Ans:
16-e;      17-b;      18-a;      19-d;      20-b.

 

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. A certain number of persons are sitting in a row facing south. Three persons sit between D and E and B sits third to the right of E. Number of persons sit between D and F is equal to no. of person sit between D and C. Only three person sits to the left of C. B sits second to the left of F. Only six person sit between C and A. There are only two persons sit between F and G. G sits second from the extreme end. 

1. Who is sitting second to the left of F?
a) B       b) E       c) D       d) C       e) A

 

2. Who sits second to the right extreme end?
a) C           b) E           c) G          d) D           e) B

 

3. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20         b) 24         c) 23         d) 14         e) 26

 

4. Who among the following person sits sixth to the right of A?
a) C        b) E        c) B         d) D          e) None of these

 

5. How many persons are sitting between G and B?
a) Two        b) Five         c) One           d) Four           e) More than five
Explanation:

Ans:
1-a;      2-c;      3-e;      4-b;      5-d.

 

Directions (Qs. 1 - 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below. A certain number of people are sitting in a straight line facing south with equal distance between adjacent persons. W sits fifth to the left of U. Only two people sit between W and X. X sits second from one of the extreme ends of the line. Only five people sit between X and V. S sits eight to the right of V. As many people sit between U and S as between T and S. Only two people sit to the right of T.

1. Who is sitting second to the left of U?
a) V          b) W           c) T         d) S         e) X


2. Who sits between V and X?
a) T         b) S         c) W         d) U          e) None of these

 

3. How many persons sitting in a row?
a) 20         b) 24         c) 23        d) 14        e) None of these

 

4. Who among the following person sits sixth to the right of S?
a) X         b) V          c) W           d) T         e) None of these

 

5. How many persons are sitting between V and U?
a) Two        b) Five         c) One        d) Four       e) More than five
Explanation:

Ans:
1-a;      2-c;      3-b;      4-d;      5-c.

Posted Date : 23-06-2021

 

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