# Reasoning (Seating Arrangement) Questions asked in IBPS RRB Office Assistants Exam : 21st September 2014

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### Seating Arrangement Problem 1

Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

Nine persons — M, N, 0, P, Q, R, S, T and U — are sitting in a straight line facing north but not necessarily in the same order.

M is sitting at the second position from the right end. Only four persons are sitting between M and P. S and N are immediate neighbours of T. S and Q are not immediate neighbours of P. Q and U are not sitting at any extreme ends. R is sitting at the extreme left end.

1. Which of the following statements is true regarding M ?
1. Third to the left of Q
2. Fifth to the right of P
3. Seventh to the right of U
4. Fifth to the left of T
5. All the statements are true
2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group ?
1. NU
2. TQ
3. PR
4. SQ
5. NS
3. What is the position of P with respect to O ?
1. Sixth to the left
2. Sixth to the right
3. Fifth to the left
4. Fifth to the right
5. Fourth to the left
4. What is the position of T ?
1. Fourth from left
2. Sixth from left
3. Third from left
4. Fourth from right
5. Fifth from right
5. Which of the following pairs of persons are sitting at the, extreme ends of the row ?
1. RN
2. RS
3. RO
4. RT
5. RP

### Seating Arrangement Problem 2

Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given, below :

Eight persons — A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H — are sitting around 4 circular path facing towards the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

B is sitting third to the right of E. Only three persons are sit ting between D and H. F and Gb are not immediate neighbours of H. G is sitting second to the right of D. A is sitting second the left of F. A is not an immediate neighbour of B.

1. What is the position of G with respect to F ?
1. Third to the left
2. Third to the right
3. Fourth to the left
4. Second to the right
5. None of these
2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group ?
2. BH
3. AG
4. GD
5. HF
3. Which of the following is correct regarding the position of B ?
1. Third to the right of A
2. Third to the left of E
3. Fourth to the right of E
4. Fourth to the right of D
5. Immediate left of G
4. Who among the following is sitting third to the left of D ?
1. A
2. C
5. Which of the following pairs of persons represents the immediate neighbours of F ?
1. B and C
2. A and E
3. D and E
4. H and E
5. D and C

### Solutions :

Seating Arrangement Problem 1

1.

(2)
M is sitting to the immediate left of Q.
M is sitting fifth to the right of P.
M is sitting sixth to the right of U.
M is sitting third to the right of T.
2.
(4)
Except in SQ, in all others there is one person between the two persons.
3.
(1)
P is sitting sixth to the left of O.
4
(5)
T is fifth from left or right.
5.
(3)
R and 0 are sitting at the extreme ends of the line.

Seating Arrangement Problem 2
1.
(2) G is sitting third to the right of F

2.
(4)
Except in GD, in all others two persons are sitting between the given two persons.

3.
(5)

B is sitting to the immediate left of G.

4
(1)

A is sitting third to the left of D.

5.
(3)

D and E are immediate neighbors of F.