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Reasoning Quiz: Circular Seating Arrangement

Question 1

Study the following information and answer the questions given below.

Eight people E, F, G, H, J, K, L and M are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each of them is of a different profession Chartered Accountant, Columnist, Doctor, Engineer, Financial Analyst, Lawyer, Professor and Scientist but not necessarily in the same order. F is sitting second to the left of K. The Scientist is an immediate neighbour of K. There are only three people between the Scientist and E. Only one person sits between the Engineer and E. The Columnist is to the immediate right of the Engineer. M is second to the right of K. H is the Scientist. G and J are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither G nor J is an Engineer. The Financial Analyst is to the immediate left of F. The Lawyer is second to the right of the Columnist. The Professor is an immediate neighbour of the Engineer. G is second to the right of the Chartered Accountant.

Q1.1 Which of the following statements is true according to the given arrangement?

  1. The Lawyer is second to the left of the Doctor
  2. E is an immediate neighbour of the Financial Analyst
  3. H sits exactly between F and the Financial Analyst
  4. Only four people sit between the Columnist and F
  5. All of the given statements are true

Q1.2 What is the position of L with respect to the Scientist ?

  1. Third to the left
  2. Second to the right
  3. Second to the left
  4. Third to the right
  5. Immediate right

Q1.3 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence from a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?

  1. Chartered Accountant – H
  2. M – Doctor
  3. J – Engineer
  4. Financial Analyst – L
  5. Lawyer – K

Q1.4 Who amongst the following is the Professor?

  1. F
  2. L
  3. M
  4. K
  5. J

Q1.5 Who is sitting second to the right of E?

  1. The Lawyer
  2. G
  3. The Engineer
  4. F
  5. K

Question 2

Study the information given below and answer the given questions.

Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle, but not necessarily in the same order. Four of them are facing outside and four of them are facing the centre

  • E faces outside, Both the immediate neighbours of E face the centre. H sits second to the right of E. B sits third to the left of E.
  • D faces the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of D face outside.
  • G sits second to the left of A. B sits third to the right of H
  • F is an immediate neighbour of D. C is an immediate neighbour of G.
  • D is not an immediate neighbour of B.

Q2.1 Who amongst the following sits exactly between F and C (and is also their neighbour)?

  1. E
  2. B
  3. G
  4. A
  5. None of these

Q2.2 How many people are seated between A and C (counting clockwise from A)?

  1. Two
  2. Four
  3. None
  4. One
  5. Three

Q2.3 If all the people are made to sit in an alphabetical order, in clockwise direction, starting from A, the position of whom amongst the following remains the same (excluding A )?

  1. E
  2. F
  3. C
  4. G
  5. None of these

Q2.4 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way, based on the information given above and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

  1. HA
  2. FH
  3. GC
  4. DA
  5. AE

Q2.5 Who amongst the following sits third to the right of A?

  1. D
  2. E
  3. F
  4. A
  5. None of these

Q2.6 Who amongst the following sits on the immediate right of H?

  1. A
  2. D
  3. C
  4. G
  5. None of these

Question 3

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. A, B,C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • B sits second to the left of H’s husband.
  • No female is an immediate neighbour of B.
  • D’s daughter sits second to the right of F.
  • F is the sister of G.
  • F is not an immediate neighbour of H’s husband.
  • Only one person sits between A and F.
  • A is father of G.
  • H’s brother D sits on the immediate left of H’s mother.
  • Only one person sits between H’s mother and E.
  • Only one person sits between H and G.
  • G is the mother of C.
  • G is not an immediate neighbour of E.

Q3.1 Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?

  1. C is cousin of E.
  2. H and H’s husband are immediate neighbours of each other.
  3. No female is an immediate neighbour of C.
  4. H sits third to the left of her daughter.
  5. B is mother of H.

Q3.2 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

  1. F
  2. C
  3. E
  4. H
  5. G

Q3.3 How many people sit between G and her uncle?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. More than four

Q3.4 What is the position of A with respect to his grandchild?

  1. Immediate right
  2. Third to the right
  3. Third to the left
  4. Second to the left
  5. Fourth to the left

Q3.5 Who amongst the following is D’s daughter?

  1. B
  2. C
  3. E
  4. G
  5. H

Q3.6 What is the position of A with respect to his mother-in-law?

  1. Immediate left
  2. Third to the right
  3. Third to the left
  4. Second to the right
  5. Fourth to the left

Question 4

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. Representatives of eight different banks, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz UCO Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Dena Bank. F sits second to the right of the representative of Canara Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbour of the representative of Canara Bank. Two person sit between the representative of Bank of India and B. C and E are immediate neighbours. Neither C nor E is an immediate neighbour of either B or the representative of Canara Bank. The representative of Bank of Maharashtra sits second to the right of D. D is the representative of neither Canara Bank nor Bank of India. G and the representative of UCO Bank are immediate neighbours. B is not the representative of UCO Bank. Only one person sits between C and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce. H sits third to the left of the representative of Dena Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of Syndicate Bank.

Q4.1 Who amongst the following sits second to the left of B?

  1. C
  2. H
  3. The representative of Canara Bank
  4. The representative of Punjab National Bank
  5. G

Q4.2 Who among the following is the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce?

  1. A
  2. C
  3. H
  4. G
  5. D

Q4.3 Who among the following sit exactly between B and the representative of Bank of India?

  1. A and the representative of UCO Bank
  2. F and G
  3. H and the representative of Bank of Maharashtra
  4. H and G
  5. Representatives of Syndicate Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce

Q4.4 Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?

  1. B is the representative of Bank of Maharashtra.
  2. C sits second to the right of H.
  3. The representative of Dena Bank sits on to the immediate left of the representative of UCO Bank.
  4. A sits second to the right of the representative of Bank of India.
  5. The representatives of Bank of Maharashtra and Syndicate Bank are immediate neighbours.

Q4.5 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

  1. H – UCO Bank
  2. A- Canara Bank
  3. D – Bank of Maharashtra
  4. E – Syndicate Bank
  5. F – Punjab National Bank

Question 5

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. Eight colleagues, A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H, are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them holds a different post-Manager, Company Secretary, Chairman, President, Vice President, Group Leader, Financial Advisor and Managing Director. A sits third to the right of the Managing Director. Only two people sit between the Managing Director and H. The Vice President and the Company Secretary are immediate neighbours. Neither A nor H is a Vice President or a Company Secretary. The Vice President is not an immediate neighbour of the Managing Director. The Manager sits second to the left of E. E is not an immediate neighbour of H. The Manager is an immediate neighbour of both the Group Leader and the Financial Advisor. The Financial Advisor sits third to the right of B. B is not the Vice President. C sits on the immediate right of the Chairman. A is not the Chairman. F is not an immediate neighbour of A. G is not an immediate neighbour of the Manager.

Q5.1 Who among the following is the Group Leader?

  1. C
  2. F
  3. G
  4. H
  5. A

Q5.2 Who among the following sits exactly between the Managing Director and H?

  1. H and the Chairman
  2. B and G
  3. The Chairman and C
  4. F and C
  5. E and the Group Leader

Q5.3 Which of the following posts does B hold in the company?

  1. Chairman
  2. Manager
  3. Company Secretary
  4. Vice President
  5. Financial Advisor

Q5.4 Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?

  1. The Group Leader of the company is an immediate neighbour of the Vice President.
  2. G sits second to the right of D.
  3. The Group Leader and the Company Secretary are immediate neighbours.
  4. The Chairman of the company sits to the immediate left of the Managing Director.
  5. The Group Leader sits second to the left of D.

Q5.4 Who among the following is the President of the company?

  1. A
  2. C
  3. H
  4. G
  5. D

Q5.5 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

  1. F-Chairman
  2. G-President
  3. D-Manager
  4. A-Financial Advisor
  5. B-Managing Director

Q5.6 Who amongst the following sits third to the left of E?

  1. Manager
  2. G
  3. A
  4. Financial Advisor
  5. B

Question 6

Study the following information and answer the questions given below: Eight friends-A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H-are sitting around a circular table not necessarily in the same order. Three of them are facing outward while five 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.

Q6.1 If all the friends are asked to sit in an alphabetical order starting from A in an anti clockwise direction, the positions of how many will remain unchanged (excluding A) ?

  1. Four
  2. Three
  3. Two
  4. One
  5. None

Q6.2 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?

  1. B
  2. F
  3. G
  4. A
  5. D

Q6.3 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?

  1. BE
  2. C G
  3. G A
  4. DH
  5. AF

Q6.4 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

Q6.5 Which of the following statements is true regarding H?

  1. The one who is second to the right of H is a female.
  2. H is facing the centre.
  3. H is a male.
  4. The immediate neighbours of H are facing outside.
  5. None is true

Q6.6 How many persons are sitting between H and C when counted from the left side of H?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. More than four

Q6.7 Who is sitting second to the right of E?

  1. C
  2. B
  3. G
  4. HQuestion 7

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. Each of them has a different profession, viz doctor, engineer, architect, pilot, banker, teacher, businessman and politician. The politician sits third to the right of G. C is an immediate neighbour of G. The architect sits second to the right of C. B sits third to the right of H. H is neither a politician nor an architect. Only one person sits between C and the teacher. A and F are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither A nor F is a politician. The doctor sits second to the right of A. Two people sit between D and the engineer. D is not a politician. The pilot is not an immediate neighbour of the politician. The banker sits second to the left of A.

Q7.1 What is the profession of E ?

  1. Businessman
  2. Architect
  3. Banker
  4. Politician
  5. Engineer

Q7.2 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

  1. G-Doctor
  2. E-Architect
  3. H-Businessman
  4. E- Politician
  5. D-Pilot

Q7.3 What is the profession of G?

  1. Businessman
  2. Pilot
  3. Banker
  4. Teacher
  5. Architect

Q7.4 Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?

  1. D is an immediate neighbour of G.
  2. G is a banker.
  3. The banker and the teacher are immediate neighbours of each other.
  4. The pilot sits exactly between the architect and the businessman.
  5. The doctor sits second to the right of the businessman.

Q7.5 Who sit (s) exactly between the teacher and the engineer?

  1. C and H
  2. Only the politician
  3. Only the doctor
  4. C and B
  5. The architect and the banker

Q7.6 What is the position of F with respect to the politician?

  1. Immediate right
  2. Third to the left
  3. Second to the right
  4. Fourth to the left
  5. Second to the left

Q7.7 Who amongst the following is a businessman?

  1. A
  2. H
  3. C
  4. F
  5. D

Question 8

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: M, N, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circle facing the centre. P is second to the left of S and third to the right of M. T is third to the left of S. Q is not an immediate neighbour of S. N is not an immediate neighbour of M.

Q8.1 Who is sitting between T and M?

  1. R
  2. N
  3. Q and P
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Q8.2 How many persons are sitting between Q and S?

  1. two
  2. three
  3. four
  4. two or three
  5. None of these

Q8.3 Who is sitting between P and S?

  1. R
  2. R and N
  3. N
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Q8.4 Who is second to the left of M?

  1. N
  2. R
  3. S
  4. Cannot be determined
  5. None of these

Q8.5 Who is third to the right of N?

  1. Q
  2. T
  3. P
  4. R
  5. None of these

Question 9

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre.

  • F is second to the right of A and third to the left of C.
  • B is second to the left of C and fourth to the right of H.
  • D is second to the right of G.

Q9.1 In which of the following combinations is the third person sitting in between the first and the second person?

  1. BGC
  2. EFB
  3. DAH
  4. AEF
  5. GCD

Q9.2 What is the position of G with respect to A ?

  1. Third to the left
  2. Third to the right
  3. Fifth to the left
  4. Fourth to the right
  5. Fifth to the right

Q9.3 Who is third to the left of B?

  1. E
  2. H
  3. F
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Q9.4 Who is second to the right of E?

  1. B
  2. G
  3. H
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Q9.5 Who is to the immediate left of D?

  1. H
  2. C
  3. G
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Question 10

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circle facing the centre.

  • T is second to the left of P and third to the right of V.
  • S is second to the right of W, who is on the immediate right of T.
  • Q is third to the right of U.

Q10.1 Who is fourth to the left of R?

  1. U
  2. P
  3. S
  4. W
  5. None of these

Q10.2 What is R’s position with respect to W?

  1. Third to the left
  2. Fourth to the left
  3. Sixth to the right
  4. Fifth to the left
  5. None of these

Q10.3 Who is second to the right of P?

  1. S
  2. V
  3. U
  4. Q
  5. Date inadequate

Q10.4 Who is on the immediate left of T?

  1. Q
  2. W
  3. R
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Q10.5 In which of the following pairs is the third person sitting in between the first and the second persons?

  1. USP
  2. VRU
  3. TQW
  4. WPS
  5. None of these

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