## Seating Arrangement Questions and Answers

SEATING ARRANGEMENT
Directions ( 1 – 5 ) : Study the following information to answer the given
questions :
M, N, O, P, Q and R seated in a circle facing the centre. M and O are seated adjacent to each other and Q and N are also adjacent to each other. N is to the immediate left of R. There are 2 persons between P and Q. M is not seated adjacent to Q.
1) How many persons are seated between R and Q if we go anti clock wise
from R to Q?
a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) cannot be determined
e) None of these
2) Who is to the immediate left of Q?
a) O b) N c) R d) cannot be determined
e) None of these
Directions ( 3 – 5 ) : Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
3) a) NQO b) OMP c) RPM d) PRN e) MPR
4) a) OR b) RO c) NM d) NP e) PQ
5) a) PM b) MR c) OQ d) QN e) MO
1) c) 3.
2) a) O.
3) c) RPM. In all groups except RPM, the persons in the groups are in clockwise direction from left to right while in RPM the persons are in anti clock wise direction from left to right.
4) d) NP. In the pairs OR, RO, NM and PQ, the persons in the pairs are
opposite to each other except the pair NP.
5) b) MR. In all pairs except MR the first person is immediate left of second person whereas in MR first person ( M ) is second right of the second person (R).
Directions ( 6 – 10 ) : Study the following information to answer the given
questions : Q, R, S, T, U and V are seated in a straight line facing North. S is second to the right of T and T is second to the right of Q. R is to the left of Q and is second to the left of V.
6) If S : T and T : Q , then U : a) T b) Q c) R d) V e) S
7) What is Q’s position with respect to S?
a) Second to left b) Third to left c) Fifth to left d) Immediate next e) None of these
8). How many persons are seated between T and V?
a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
e) None of these
9) Which of the following represents persons seated at the two extremes?
a) SQ b) US c) SR d) RQ
e) None of these
10) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
a) UT b) VT c) US d) QV e) RQ
6) d) V. S is second to the right of T, T is second to the right of Q in the same way U is second to the right of V.
7) e) None of these ( fourth left ).
8). e) None of these (None is there between T and V ).
9) c) SR.
10) a) UT. In all pairs except UT, the first person is sitting immediate left
of second person whereas in UT the first person ( U ) sitting immediate right of second person ( T ).
Directions ( 11 – 15 ) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table in such a way that no adjacent persons face the centre. Four of them are facing the centre, while the rest are facing outward. M, who faces the centre, sits third to the right of R. Q, who faces the centre, is not an immediate neighbor of R. P sits opposite M. Only one person sits between R and S. P sits second to the right of N. O is not an immediate neighbor of M.
11) 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 that group?
a) O b) S c) R d) P
e) T
12) Who sits second to the left of N?
a) Q b) M c) P d) T
e) None of these
13) What is the position of Q with respect to R?
a) Fourth to the left b) Second to the right c) Third to the left
d) Third to the right
e) None of these
14) Which of the following is not true regarding O?
a) O faces the centre b) O sits exactly between Q and P c) O is an immediate neighbor of R
d) N is 3rd to the left of O e) None of these
15) Which of the following will come in place of the question mark in the series based upon the given arrangement? SM QO NS OP ?
a) TQ b) RT c) RN d) MT e) None of these