Seating Arrangement : Set – 01

(1-6) Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

8 friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table not necessarily in the same order. 3 of them are facing outward while 5 are facing towards the centre. There are equal number of males and females in the group.C is facing the centre. E is sitting third to the right of C. F is sitting third to the left of E. Three persons are sitting between F and B. The immediate neighbours of B are females. G is sitting third to the right of F. D is sitting third to the right of A.A is not an immediate neighbour of E. The immediate neighbours of E are males and are facing the centre. The immediate neighbours of D are females and face outside. The one sitting third to the left of B is a male. No female is an immediate neighbour of G.

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

(1) C

(2) B

(3) G

(4) H

(5) None of these

2. How many persons are sitting between H and C when confused from the left side of H?

(1) One

(2) Two

(3) Three

(4) Four

(5) More than four

3. Which of the following statements are true regarding H?

(1) The one who is second to the right of H is female

(2) H is facing the centre

(3) H is a male

(4) The immediate neighbors of H is facing outside

(5) None is true

4. What is D’s position with respect to G?

(1) Third to the left

(2) Third to the right

(3) Second to the left

(4) Second to the right

(5) None of these

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangements and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?

5. (1) BE

(2) CG

(3) GA

(4) DH

(5) AF

6. (1) B

(2) F

(3) G

(4) A

(5) D



1) 3

2) 2

3) 1

4) 2

5) 3

6) 4

(7-13) Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around circular table and belong to eight different states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Maharashtra. They read three Newspapers in Hindi, English and Punjabi. At least two persons read one news paper not necessarily in the same order.Only P and Q read Hindi Newspaper. P is third to right of Q. M is from Kerala reads English Newspaper and is sitting immediate right of Q. R is from Chandigarh and reads Punjabi Newspaper. T reads the same Newspaper as S reads who is third to left of R and fourth to right of N. O is sitting exact opposite of P who belongs to UP. Persons belongs to Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh read English Newspaper. S is from Haryana while N is from Andhra Pradesh reads English Newspaper. T is from Punjab.

7.Who does not read English Newspaper?

(1) O

(2) N

(3) M

(4) T

(5) None of these

8. From which state Q belongs?

(1) UP

(2) Bihar

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Andhra Pradesh

(5) None of these

9.Which of the following is not correct combination?

(1) T-Punjab-Punjabi

(2) Q-Kerala-Hindi

(3) O-Maharashtra-English

(4) P-UP-Hindi

(5) All are correct combinations

10.Which two persons are sitting adjacently who read Punjabi Newspapers?

(1) RT

(2) RN

(3) RS

(4) TS

(5) None of these

Given questions one based on the above question. One group does not match to group find that one.

11.(1) OQ

(2) RN

(3) PT

(4) MS

(5) MO

12.(1) PQ

(2) RS


(4) OM

(5) SN

13.(1) NOQ

(2) OQM


(4) SPT

(5) TNR


7) 4

8) 2

9) 2

10) 1

11) 5

12) 3

13) 5