REASONING QUIZ ON SEATING ARRANGEMENT

Directions (1-6) Study the following information to answer the questions.
Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle, 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 D. C is an immediate neighbour of G. D is not an immediate neighbour of B.
1.    Who amongst the following sits to the immediate rights of H?
(a) A                                  (b) D
(c) C                                  (d) G
(e) None of these.
2.    Who amongst the following sits third to the right of A?
(a) D                                    (b) E
(c) F                                  (d) A
(e) None of these.
3.    If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order, in clockwise direction, starting from A , the position of whom amongst the following remains the same (excluding A)
 (a) E                                 (b) F
 (c) C                                 (d) G
 (e) None of these.
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?
 (a) HA                                (b) FH
 (c) GC                                 (d) DE
 (e) AE
5.    Who amongst the following sits exactly between F and C (and also their neighbour)?
(a) E                                  (b) B
(c) G                                  (d) A
(e) None of these.
6.    How many people are seated between A and C (counting clockwise from A)?
(a) Two                               (b) One
(c) None                            (d) three
(e) Four. 

Directions (7-12) Study the following information to answer the questions.
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing 6 people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 P, Q, R, S, T, and U are seated and all of them are facing south. In row-2 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all facing North. Therefore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the outer row.
S sits third to right of Q, either S or Q sits an extreme end of line. The one who faces Q sits second to right of E. Two people sits between B and F. Neither B nor F sits at an extreme end of the line.The immediate end of line. The immediate neighbour of B faces the person who sits third to left of P, R and T are immediate neighbours of the each other. C sits second to the left of A. T does not face the immediate neighbour of D.
7.    Who amongst the following sits at the extreme ends of the rows?
(a) S, D                              (b) Q, A
(c) U, F                              (d) Q, E
(e) P, D
8.    Who amongst the following faces S?
(a) A                                  (b) B
(c) C                                    (d) D
(e) F.
9.    How many persons are seated between U and R?
 (a) One                             (b) Two
      (c) Three                           (d) Four
      (e) None.
10.  P is related to A in the same way as S is related to B based on the given arrangement. To which of the following is T related to, following the same pattern?
(a) C                                 (b) D
(c) E                                 (d) F
(e) Cannot be determined.
11.  Which of the following is true regarding T?
      (a) F faces T              
      (b) U is an immediate neighbour of T
      (c) F faces the one who is second to right of T
      (d) T sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
      (e) Q sits second to the right of T.
12.  Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement & so form a group which is the one that does not being not being to that group?
       (a) A-T                              (b) B-T
       (c) F-P                              (d) C-U
       (e) E-Q.

  
ANSWERS:
1.
(d)
2.
(c)
3.
(b)
4.
(b)
5.
(b)
6.
(a)
7.
(e)
8.
(a)
9.
(b)
10.
(b)
11.
(c)
12.
(e)

Solution for Q.(7-12):

P      U      S      T      R      Q
C      F      A      E      B      D