In order to solve seating arrangement questions, first of all diagram should be made. By doing so questions are easily and quickly solved.

Example 1:

6 Boys are sitting in a circle and facing towards the centre of the circle.

Rajeev is sitting to the right of mohan but he is not just at the left of Vijay.

Suresh is between Babu and Vijay.

Ajay is sitting to the left of Vijay.

Who is sitting to the left of Mohan ? Solution :

Hence, Babu is sitting to the left of Mohan.

Example 2:

Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are sitting in first line facing to the teacher.

D who is just to the left of F, is to the right of C at second place.

A is second to the right of E who is at one end.

J is the nearest neighbour of A and B and is to the left of G at third place.

H is next to D to the right and is at the third place to the right of I.

Who is just in the middle ? Solution :

Hence, I is just in the middle.

Example 3: Siva, Sathish, Amar and Praveen are playing cards. Amar isto the right of Sathish, who is to the right of Siva. Who is to the right of Amar ? Solution :

Hence Praveen is to the right of Amar.

Example 4:

A, B and C are three boys while R, S and T are three girls. They are sitting such that the boys are facing the girls.

A and R are diagonally opposite to each other.

C is not sitting at any of the ends.

T is left to R but opposite to C.

(A). Who is sitting opposite to B ? (B). Who is sitting diagonally opposite to B ? Solution :

(A). Hence, R is sitting opposite to B. (B). Hence, S is sitting diagonally opposite to B. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

##### QUESTIONS

1. A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre. A and P are at the ends. R is sitting to the left of A. Who is to the right of P ?

A. A B. X C. S D. Z

2. There are 8 houses in a line and in each house only one boy lives with the conditions as given below: Jack is not the neighbour Siman. Harry is just next to the left of Larry. There is at least one to the left of Larry. Paul lives in one of the two houses in the middle. Mike lives in between Paul and Larry. If at least one lives to the right of Robert and Harry is not between Taud and Larry, then which one of the following statement is not correct ?

A. Robert is not at the left end. B. Robert is in between Simon and Taud. C. Taud is in between Paul and Jack. D. There are three persons to the right of Paul.

3. A, B, C, D and E are sitting on a bench. A is sitting next to B, C is sitting next to D, D is not sitting with E who is on the left end of the bench. C is on the second position from the right. A is to the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position A is sitting ?

A. Between B and D B. Between B and C C. Between E and D D. Between C and E

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting round the circle and are facing the centre: P is second to the right of T who is the neighbour of R and V. S is not the neighbour of P. V is the neighbour of U. Q is not between S and W. W is not between U and S. 4. Which two of the following are not neighbours ?

A. RV B. UV C. RP D. QW

5. Which one is immediate right to the V ?

A. P B. U C. R D. T

6. Which of the following is correct ?

A. P is to the immediate right of Q B. R is between U and V C. Q is to the immediate left of W D. U is between W and S

7. What is the position of S ?

A. Between U and V B. Second to the right of P C. To the immediate right of W D. Data inadequate.

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting round the circle and are facing the centre: P is second to the right of T who is the neighbour of R and V. S is not the neighbour of P. V is the neighbour of U. Q is not between S and W. W is not between U and S. 8. Which two of the following are not neighbours ?

A. RV B. UV C. RP D. QW

9. Which one is immediate right to the V ?

A. P B. U C. R D. T

10. Which of the following is correct ?

A. P is to the immediate right of Q B. R is between U and V C. Q is to the immediate left of W D. U is between W and S

11. What is the position of S ?

A. Between U and V B. Second to the right of P C. To the immediate right of W D. Data inadequate.

Six friends are sitting in a circle and are facing the centre of the circle. Deepa is between Prakash and Pankaj. Priti is between Mukesh and Lalit. Prakash and Mukesh are opposite to each other. 12. Who is sitting opposite to Prakash ?

A. Mukesh B. Deepa C. Pankaj D. Lalit

13. Who is just right to Pankaj ?

A. Deepa B. Lalit C. Prakash D. Priti

14. Who are the neighbours of Mukesh ?

A. Prakash and Deepa B. Deepa and Priti C. Priti and Pankaj D. Lalit and Priti

15. Who is sitting opposite to Priti ?

A. Prakash B. Deepa C. Pankaj D. Lalit

Six friends P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting around the hexagonal table each at one corner and are facing the centre of the hexagonal. P is second to the left of U. Q is neighbour of R and S. T is second to the left of S. 16. Which one is sitting opposite to P ?

A. R B. Q C. T D. S

17. Who is the fourth person to the left of Q ?

A. P B. U C. R D. Data inadequate

18. Which of the following are the neighbours of P ?

A. U and P B. T and R C. U and R D. Data inadequate

19. Which one is sitting opposite to T ?

A. R B. Q C. Cannot be determined D. S

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