# Reasoning Quiz: Linear Seating Arrangement

Question 1

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a row facing North :

• F is to the immediate right of E.
• E is 4th to the right of G.
• C is the neighbour of B and D.
• Person who is third to the left of D is at one of ends.

Q1.1 What is the position of A ?

1. Between E and D
2. Extreme left
3. Centre
4. Extreme right

Q1.2 Who are the neighbours of B ?

1. C and D
2. C and G
3. G and F
4. C and E

Q1.3 Which of the following statement is not true ?

1. E is to the immediate left of D
2. A is at one of the ends
3. G is to the immediate left of B
4. F is second to the right of D

Q1.4 Who are to the left of C ?

1. Only B
2. G, B and D
3. G and B
4. D, E, F and A

Question 2

Each of these questions are based on the information given below:

• A ,B, C, D and E are five men sitting in a line facing to south – while M, N, O, P and Q are five ladies sitting in a second line parallel to the first line and are facing to North.
• B who is just next to the left of D, is opposite to Q.
• C and N are diagonally opposite to each other.
• E is opposite to O who is just next right of M.
• P who is just to the left of Q, is opposite to D.
• M is at one end of the line.

Q2.1 In the original arrangement who is sitting just opposite to N ?

1. B
2. A
3. C
4. D

Q2.2 If O and P, A and E and B and Q interchange their positions, then who will be the second person to the right of the person who is opposite to the person second of the right of P ?

1. D
2. A
3. E
4. O

Q2.3 Which of the following pair is diagonally opposite to each other ?

1. EQ
2. BO
3. AN
4. AM

Q2.4 If B shifts to the place of E, E shifts to the place of Q, and Q shifts to the place of B, then who will be the second to the left of the person opposite to O ?

1. Q
2. P
3. E
4. D

Q2.5 Who is sitting third to the right of O ?

1. Q
2. N
3. M
4. Data inadequate

Question 3

In an Exhibition seven cars of different companies – Cadillac, Ambassador, Fiat, Maruti, Mercedes, Bedford and Fargo are standing facing to east in the following order :

• Cadillac is next to right of Fargo.
• Fargo is fourth to the right of Fiat.
• Maruti car is between Ambassador and Bedford.
• Fiat which is third to the left of Ambassador, is at one end.

Q3.1 Which one of the following is the correct position of Mercedes ?

1. Next to the left of Cadillac
2. Next to the left of Bedford
3. Between Bedford and Fargo
4. Fourth to the right of Maruti.

Q3.2 Which of the following groups of cars is to the right of Ambassador ?

1. Cadillac, Fargo and Maruti
2. Mercedes, Cadillac and Fargo
3. Maruti, Bedford and Fiat
4. Bedford, Cadillac and Fargo

Q3.3 Which one of the following statements is correct ?

1. Fargo car is in between Ambassador and Fiat.B.
2. Cadillac is next left to Mercedes car.
3. Fargo is next right of Cadillac.
4. Maruti is fourth right of Mercedes.

Q3.4 Which of the following statement is correct ?

1. Maruti is next left of Ambassador.
2. Bedford is next left of Fiat.
3. Bedford is at one end.
4. Fiat is next second to the right of Maruti.

Q3.5 Which of the cars are on both the sides of cadillac car ?

1. Ambassador and Maruti
2. Maruti and Fiat
3. Fargo and Mercedes
4. Ambassador and Fargo

Question 4

Five girls are sitting on a bench to be photographed.

• Seema is to the left of Rani and to the right of Bindu.
• Mary is to the right of Rani.
• Reeta is between Rani and Mary

Q4.1 Who is second from the left in photograph ?

1. Reeta
2. Mary
3. Bindu
4. Seema

Q4.2 Who is second from the right ?

1. Mary
2. Rani
3. Reeta
4. Bindu

Q4.3 Who is in the middle of the photograph ?

1. Bindu
2. Rani
3. Reeta
4. Seema

Q4.4 Who is sitting immediate right to Reeta ?

1. Bindu
2. Rani
3. Mary
4. Seema

Question 5

Eight People A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line, all of them facing the same direction. Each one of them has birthdays in different months – January, February, April, May, July, September, October and December but not necessarily in the same order.

• G sits third to the right of the person whose birthday is in July.
• The person whose birthday is in December sits second to the right of G.
• A and E are immediate neighbors of each other and neither of them have their birthdays either in July or December and they are not immediate neighbor of G.
• H sits third to the right of the person whose birthday is in January.
• Neither A nor E join in January.
• H’s birthday is not in December.
• Only two people sit between E and the person whose birthday is in October.
• The person whose birthday is in February sits to the immediate left of D.
• Only one person sits between E and B.
• C has his birthday in one of the months before October.
• E’s birthday is in a month after May.
• G’s birthday is after A’s.

Q5.1 If E and H interchange their places, then who is sitting at second to left of H?

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

Q5.2 B’s birthday is in which month?

1. December
2. February
3. January
4. April
5. September

Q5.3 Who is sitting second to left of G?

1. F
2. D
3. H
4. B
5. None of the above

Q5.4 How many persons are sitting between A and F?

1. None
2. One
3. Two
4. Three
5. More than three

Q5.5 Whose birthday is in October?

1. A
2. B
3. F
4. D
5. None of the above

Question 6

Nine dancers P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X who have performed dances of nine different subjects namely Garba, Kathak, Odissi, Bihu, Lavani, Jhumur, Giddha, Chhau and Bhangra are sitting from left to right. Some of them are facing North and some are facing South. The following information is known about them.

• T who has performed the Chhau dance is sitting along with the dancer who has performed Giddha dance.
• S has performed neither Kathak nor Giddha.
• The dancer who performed Garba dance is sitting immediately left of Q.
• Q is sitting in the middle of the row.
• R is sitting fourth to the right of the dancer who performed the Chhau dance.
• The dancer who performed Bhangra dance is sitting 3rd to the right of S.
• The dancer who performed Odissi and Kathak dances are facing the same direction and sitting together and one of them is sitting at one of the ends.
• V is sitting two places away from P and they both face opposite directions.
• W performed Jhumur dance and is facing North direction and is sitting at third position from the right end.
• The dancer who performed Bihu dance is sitting 2nd to the right of the dancer who performed Kathak dance. X faces south direction.
• The dancer who performed the Bihu dance is facing the direction opposite to that of X.
• The immediate neighbours of the dancer who performed the Bihu dance is facing the direction same as that of X.
• The dancer who performed the Bihu dance is neither sitting with the dancer who has performed the Jhumur dance nor with the dancer who has performed Odissi dance.
• V did not perform Bhangra.

Q6.1 Who are sitting at an extreme end of line?

1. S, X
2. T, U
3. P, X
4. V, X
5. Cannot be determined

Q6.2 Q performed which dance?

1. Bihu
2. Garba
3. Lavani
4. Bhangra
5. Jhumur

Q6.3 Who are the immediate neighbors of the one who performed Chhau dance?

1. S, T
2. W, X
3. S, W
4. X, S
5. None of the above

Q6.4 Who is sitting third to left of Q?

1. The one who performed Kathak
2. P
3. W
4. The one who performed Chhau dance
5. The one who performed Giddha

Q6.5 Who performed Bhangra?

1. Q
2. S
3. P
4. T
5. V

Question 7

Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a straight line (not necessarily in the same order) facing north.

• Only two persons sit between F and G and G sits second to the left of B.
• D sits third to the left of C.
• E sits exactly between G and B and B sits at the extreme right end of the row.

Q7.1 What is the position of E with respect to A ?

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

Q7.2 Who amongst the following sits exactly in the middle of the line ?

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

Q7.3 How many persons sit between F and E ?

1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four
5. Five

Q7.4 Four of the following ve 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 that group ?

1. AG
2. CE
3. DA
4. AF
5. GB

Q7.5 Who amongst the following sits at the extreme left of the line ?

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

Question 8

Study the following information carefully to answer these questions:

• A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting on a wall facing east.
• C is just right of D.
• B is on end point and E is his neighbour.
• G is sitting between E and F.
• D is third from south end.

Q8.1 Who is seated right side of E ?

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

Q8.2 C want his seat as third from north, he will have to exchange the seat from which person?

1. G
2. F
3. E
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these

Q8.3 D is sitted between which of the following pairs?

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

Q8.4 Which of the following information is not necessary to determine the position of A?

1. i
2. ii
3. iii
4. All informations are necessary
5. None of these

Q8.5 Which of the following is a pair of person who is on end points?

1. AE
2. AB
3. FB
4. CB
5. Cannot be determined

Question 9

S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a straight line equidistant from each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Some of them are facing south while some are facing north. (Note: Facing the same direction means, if one is facing north then the other is also facing north and if one is facing south then other is also facing south. Facing the opposite direction means, if one is facing north then the other is facing south and vice-versa.)

• S faces north.
• Only two people sit to the right of S.
• T sits third to the left of S.
• Only one person sits between T and X.
• X sits on the immediate right of W.
• Only one person sits between W and Z.
• Both the immediate neighbors of T face the same direction.
• U sits third to the left of X.
• T faces the opposite direction of S.
• Y does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line.
• V faces the same direction as W.
• Both Y and U face the opposite direction of Z.

Q9.1 Who is sitting second to the right of T?

1. Z
2. V
3. X
4. W
5. None of these

Q9.2 Who amongst the following sits exactly between Z and W?

1. T
2. Y
3. X
4. V
5. U

Q9.3 What is the position of X with respect to Z?

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

Q9.4 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way, and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?

1. W, Z
2. Z, Y
3. T, S
4. T, Y
5. V, U

Q9.5 How many persons in the given arrangement are facing north?

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

Question 10

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a row facing North :

• F is to the immediate right of E.
• E is 4th to the right of G.
• C is the neighbour of B and D.
• Person who is third to the left of D is at one of ends.

Q10.1 What is the position of A ?

1. Between E and D
2. Extreme left
3. Centre
4. Extreme right

Q10.2 Who are the neighbours of B ?

1. C and D
2. C and G
3. G and F
4. C and E

Q10.3 Which of the following statement is not true ?

1. E is to the immediate left of D
2. A is at one of the ends
3. G is to the immediate left of B
4. F is second to the right of D

Q10.4 Who are to the left of C ?

1. Only B
2. G, B and D
3. G and B

D. D, E, F and A