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SEATING ARRANGMENT

SOLVED EXAMPLES

Example 1 :
 

Five people are standing in a queue in Box office for movie tickets. The two persons standing at the extreme ends are Harsha and Somesh. Swapna is standing behind Vijay. Divya is in front of Somesh. Vijay is standing between Harsha and Swapna. Counting from the front, at which place is Swapna?
    (1) Fourth       (2) Second      (3) First      (4) Third       (5) More than Four
Sol. (4) According to the given information, five people are standing in a queue is as shown below :

 

(Examples 2-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
 

     Six friends G, H, I, J, K and L are sitting in a row facing towards North. I is sitting between G and K. J is not at the end. H is sitting at immediate right of K. L is not at the right end but J is sitting at 3rd left of K.
 

Example 2 :
 

How many persons are there to the right of J?
   (1) One     (2) Two     (3) Three     (4) Four     (5) None of these
A: Four 
Sol. According to the given information, the sitting arrangement of six friends is as following :
                       
    There are four persons to the right of J — G, I, K and H.

 

Example 3 :
 

Which of the following is sitting to the left of J?
    (1) L     (2) I      (3) K      (4) G      (5) None of these
A: L
Sol. According to the given information, the sitting arrangement of six friends is as following :
                    
       Clearly, L is sitting to the left of J.

Example 4 :
 

Who is at the immediate left of I?
   (1) G     (2) K        (3) Either K or G      (4) Can't be determined      (5) None of these
A:
Sol. According to the given information, the sitting arrangement of six friends is as following :
                             
         It is clear from the diagram that, G is at the immediate left of I.

'Example 5 :
 

Who is at the right end?
    (1) G      (2) H      (3) K     (4) Can't be determined       (5) None of these
A:
Sol. According to the given information, the sitting arrangement of six friends is as following :
                      
       It is clear from the diagram that, H is at the right end.

Example 6 :
 

Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R sit in two rows of three persons each. If Q is not at any end of rows, P is second to the left of R, O is the neighbour of Q and is sitting diagonally opposite to P and N is the neighbour of R, then who will sit opposite N?
    (1) M      (2) Q    (3) O     (4) P      (5) None of these
A: Q
Sol. (2) According to the question, the arrangement is as follows :
                                             
      Hence, E is sitting opposite to B.

 

Example 7 :
 

Five students are standing in a circle. Sita is between Gita and Rita. Nita is on the left of Anita. Gita is on the left of Nita. Who is sitting next to Sita on her right?
    (1) Nita     (2) Rita     (3) Anita      (4) Gita
A: Gita
Sol. (4) We arrange the following students in a circle based on the information given in question.
                                            
        Clearly, Gita is sitting next to Sita on her right.

 

EXERCISE

Directions (Q. 1-5) : Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions :
 

         Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All of them has different heights such as 4 feet, 4.5 feet, 5 feet, 5.5 feet, 6 feet, 6.5 feet, 7 feet and 7.5 feet but not necessarily in the same order.
        A and B sit opposite each other and B is taller than only C, who is not neighbour of A, B is an immediate neighbour of F and D. The one who is the tallest sits opposite to H. The height of A is 6 feet. F who is just smaller than A, is fourth to the right of E, who is third to the right of C, H is smaller than only D, E is smaller than only 2 persons.
1. Which of the following second to the left of H ?
A: F
Explanation:
   
   F

 

2. Who among the following is taller than E ?
A: Both H and D
Explanation:
   
    Both H and D

3. Who is sitting between the persons having height 7 feet and 6.5 feet ?
A: A
Explanation:

    A
 

4. How many persons sitting between E and F ?
A: Three
Explanation:

     Three
 

5. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement ?
A: C - 4 feet
Explanation:

    C - 4 feet
 

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

        Eight friends Karthik, Naveen, Malik, Kumar, Mohan, Pradeep, Raja and Prathap are sitting around a circle. Some of them are facing the centre.
         Naveen sits second to the right of Pradeep, who sits on the immediate left of Mohan. The immediate neighbours of Raja faces opposite directions. Prathap is not facing the centre. The immediate neighbours of Karthik faces the same direction. Mohan is not facing outside but sits third to the left of Malik. Only one person sits between Raja and Malik. Neither Prathap nor Karthik is an immediate left of Raja. Naveen and Karthik both are facing opposite direction. Kumar faces the same direction as Pradeep. Kumar sits second to the right of Karthik, who is on the immediate left of Pradeep. Malik sits second to the left of Raja. Naveen is not the immediate neighbour of Karthik.

 

6. Who among the following is on the immediate right of Naveen?
A: Prathap
Explanation:

    Prathap

 

7. Four of the following are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
A: Raja, Karthik
Explanation:
  
    Raja, Karthick

8. Who among the following is an immediate neighbour of Mohan and Prathap?
A: Naveen
Explanation:
  
     Naveen

9. Who among the following is opposite to Karthik?
A: Prathap
Explanation:
  
    Prathap

10. How many persons are facing the centre?
A: None of these
Explanation:

None of these

Posted Date : 07-02-2021

 

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