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## Seating Arrangement questions asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2017

Q1. Study the following information and answer the given questions: (IBPS PO 2017 Prelims)

A, B, C, D, E, F, G & H are eight friends and sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in same order. Some of them are facing inside and some of them are facing outside. A sits third to right of H. There is two people sits between H and B. C sits second to left of B. There is three people sits between B and E. D is second to left of F, who is not immediate neighbor of A. Immediate neighbours of H faces same direction as H. F sits third to left of A, who faces centre. The immediate neighbors of A face opposite to the direction of A.

i). Who is sitting third to right of F?

(a) C

(b) B

(c) A

(d) E

(e) D

ii). Who is facing inside?

(b) AGH

(c) AB

(e) None of these

iii). Who sits opposite to H?

(a) A

(b) D

(c) F

(d) E

(e) G

iv). How many people are siting between C and B, when counted from left of C?

(a) Two

(b) Three

(c) One

(d) Four

(e) Five

v. Who is sitting exactly between D and C when counted from right of D?

(a) HE

(b) CE

(c) FH

(d) BF

(e) DF

Q2: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions: (IBPS PO 2017 Prelims)

Ten persons are sitting in 2 parallel rows containing 5 persons in each row. In 1st row M, N, O, P and Q are seated and are facing south. In 2nd row, U, V, X, Y and Z are seated and are facing north. Therefore in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. They like different colours Red, Orange, Blue, Brown, Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Peach, and Grey (not necessarily in same order). M doesn’t like brown and P likes black. Y sits third to the left of U, who likes yellow. M faces immediate neighbour of Y, who likes orange. The one who likes peach sits at extreme end. O sits second to the right of M. The one who likes red faces the one who likes pink but M doesn’t like pink. Only one person sits between N and P. V and Z are immediate neighbours. Z does not face M and N, who doesn’t like grey. The one who faces U likes white. The one who faces an immediate neighbour of Y likes brown.

i). How many persons are seated between N and the one who likes white?

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) None of these

ii). Who amongst the following faces P?

(a) U

(b) The one who likes pink

(c) X

(d) N

(e) The one who likes grey

iii). Which of the following is true regarding M?

(a) N and X are immediate neighbours of M

(b) M sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.

(c) M likes black.

(d) P sits immediate left of M

(e) None of these

iv). Who amongst the following pair sits exactly in the middle of the rows?

(a) M, Z

(b) P, Y

(c) None of these

(d) U, N

(e) M, V

v). V likes which of the following colour?

(a) Brown

(b) Pink

(c) Black

(d) White

(e) None of these

Q3: Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below: (IBPS PO 2017 Prelims)

Eight people viz. P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting in a straight line. They all are facing north. Each one of them has a different age i.e. 8, 11, 15, 17, 21, 25, 27 and 30 year, but not necessarily in the same order. The following conditions are given below.

P sits one of the extreme ends of the row. There are three person sits between P and the one, who is 11 year old. R sits third to the left of the person, who is 17 year old. The person, who is 17 year old, is not immediate neighbour of the person, who is 11 year old. R is not 11 year old. P is not 17 year old.

Q is 15 year old. S is not the youngest person. R is older than P but his age is a not whole square number. There are as many person sits between P and R is same as the person sits between W and the person, who is 30 year old.

T sits immediate left of the person, who is 8 year old. Q sits third to the left of S. Youngest person sits extreme right end of the row. Persons,who sits left of W are younger than W. U is older than V.Q does not sit at extreme left end.

i). Who among the following person sits extreme right end of the row?

(a) U

(b) P

(c) V

(d) Q

(e) None of these

ii). How many persons are older than S?

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 0

(d) 6

(e) 4

iii). How many persons are sits between the person, who is 25 year old and the person, who sits immediate right of U?

(a) None

(b) Three

(c) Five

(d) Six

(e) One

iv). Which of the following statement is true according to the given conditions?

(a) R sits third to the right of P.

(b) R sits immediate left of S.

(c) All are true

(d) T is 17 year old.

(e) W sits immediate right of the person, who is 15 year old.

v). Who among the following persons sits extreme ends of the row?

(a) W, The person who is 21 year old.

(b) The person, who is 21 year old and V.

(c) P and The person, who is 15 year old.

(d) None of these

(e) Q and The person, who is 8 year old.

SOLUTIONS

1.

1. (d) E
2. (c) AB
3. (b) D
4. (c) One
5. (d) BF

2.

1. (c) Two
2. (e) The one who likes grey
3. (d) P sits immediate left of M
4. (e) M, V
5. (b) Pink

3.

1. (c) V
2. (d) 6
3. (b) Three
4. (c) All are true
5. (b) The person, who is 21 year old and V.