Seating Arrangement Questions and Answers

Seating Arrangement Questions​

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Definition of Seating Arrangement

The problems based on seating arrangement are covered in nearly every reasoning and aptitude testing examination. For solving these problems, you are required to settle for a group of people working to fulfil specific conditions.

The seating arrangement topic is further classified into 4 categories based on the sequence in which the people are seated, those are briefed below:

Linear Arrangement

In this arrangement, the people are seated in a linear form. for which you are required to arrange them in a line. Usually one row of arrangement is shaped here.

Double row arrangement

In this arrangement, two teams of people will be there. You are required to arrange one team in one row and the second team in the other. The individuals in these rows usually look each other.

Circular arrangement

In the questions based on this arrangement, you are required to arrange the people near a round table where they fulfil certain conditions.

Rectangular arrangement

This type of arrangement is nearly same to the circular arrangement; however the dissimilarity is that the people are sitting around a rectangular area

Question 1

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Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Zika, Yisha, Xomi, Wara, Veta, Uma, Tani and Sipa are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Yisha sits second to the left of Sipa’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of Yisha.

  • Wara’s daughter sits second to the right of Uma. Uma is the sister of Tani. Uma is not an immediate neighbour of Sipa’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between Zika and Uma. Zika is father of Tani.

  • Sipa’s brother Wara sits on the immediate left of Sipa’s mother.

  • Only one person sits between Sipa’s mother and Veta.


Only one person sits between Sipa and Tani. Tani is the mother of Xomi. Tani is not an immediate neighbour of Veta.

What is the position of Zika with respect to his mother-in-law?

Immediate left

Immediate left

Third to the right

Third to the right

Third to the left

Third to the left

Second to the right

Second to the right

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Question 2

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Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Zika, Yisha, Xomi, Wara, Veta, Uma, Tani and Sipa are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Yisha sits second to the left of Sipa’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of Yisha.

  • Wara’s daughter sits second to the right of Uma. Uma is the sister of Tani. Uma is not an immediate neighbour of Sipa’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between Zika and Uma. Zika is father of Tani.

  • Sipa’s brother Wara sits on the immediate left of Sipa’s mother.

  • Only one person sits between Sipa’s mother and Veta.


Only one person sits between Sipa and Tani. Tani is the mother of Xomi. Tani is not an immediate neighbour of Veta.

Who amongst the following is Wara’s daughter?

Yisha

Yisha

Xomi

Xomi

Veta

Veta

Tani

Tani

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Question 3

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Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Zika, Yisha, Xomi, Wara, Veta, Uma, Tani and Sipa are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Yisha sits second to the left of Sipa’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of Yisha.

  • Wara’s daughter sits second to the right of Uma. Uma is the sister of Tani. Uma is not an immediate neighbour of Sipa’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between Zika and Uma. Zika is father of Tani.

  • Sipa’s brother Wara sits on the immediate left of Sipa’s mother.

  • Only one person sits between Sipa’s mother and Veta.


Only one person sits between Sipa and Tani. Tani is the mother of Xomi. Tani is not an immediate neighbour of Veta.

What is the position of Zika with respect to his grandchild?

Immediate right

Immediate right

Third to the right

Third to the right

Third to the left

Third to the left

Second to the left

Second to the left

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Question 4

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Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Zika, Yisha, Xomi, Wara, Veta, Uma, Tani and Sipa are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Yisha sits second to the left of Sipa’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of Yisha.

  • Wara’s daughter sits second to the right of Uma. Uma is the sister of Tani. Uma is not an immediate neighbour of Sipa’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between Zika and Uma. Zika is father of Tani.

  • Sipa’s brother Wara sits on the immediate left of Sipa’s mother.

  • Only one person sits between Sipa’s mother and Veta.


Only one person sits between Sipa and Tani. Tani is the mother of Xomi. Tani is not an immediate neighbour of Veta.

How many members are there between Tani and her uncle?

One

One

Two

Two

Three

Three

Four

Four

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Zika, Yisha, Xomi, Wara, Veta, Uma, Tani and Sipa are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Yisha sits second to the left of Sipa’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of Yisha.

  • Wara’s daughter sits second to the right of Uma. Uma is the sister of Tani. Uma is not an immediate neighbour of Sipa’s husband.

  • Only one person sits between Zika and Uma. Zika is father of Tani.

  • Sipa’s brother Wara sits on the immediate left of Sipa’s mother.

  • Only one person sits between Sipa’s mother and Veta.


Only one person sits between Sipa and Tani. Tani is the mother of Xomi. Tani is not an immediate neighbour of Veta.

Four out of the below five are same in a certain way. Which is the one who is different from the group?

Tani

Tani

Xomi

Xomi

Wara

Wara

Veta

Veta

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Question 6

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Directions (6 - 10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight siblings  Sapa, Tapa, Upa, Vapa, Wapa, Xapa, Yapa and Zapa like  different foods – Pasta, pizza, burger, Macaroni, Maggi, Manchurian, Tacos and Biryani. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. Upa sits third to the right of Tapa. Tapa likes burger. Yapa is sitting second to the left of Xapa. Xapa is not an immediate neighbour of Upa or Tapa .The one who likes pasta in an immediate neighbour of Xapa. Three people sit between Tapa and the person who likes Manchurian. Tapa, Upa and also their immediate neighbour do not like Macaroni. Only one person sits between the person who likes Macaroni and Vapa. The persons who like Maggi and Biryani are immediate neighbour of each other. Upa likes neither Biryani nor Maggi. Only one person sits between Sapa and the person who likes pizza. Sapa does not like Macaroni or Maggi. Wapa does not like Macaroni.

For Zapa which of the following is true?

Zapa likes the Manchurian.

Zapa likes the Manchurian.

Xapa and Upa are immediate neighbours of Zapa.

Xapa and Upa are immediate neighbours of Zapa.

One person sits between Zapa and Vapa.

One person sits between Zapa and Vapa.

Wapa sits second to the right of Zapa.

Wapa sits second to the right of Zapa.

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Question 7

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Eight siblings  Sapa, Tapa, Upa, Vapa, Wapa, Xapa, Yapa and Zapa like  different foods – Pasta, pizza, burger, Macaroni, Maggi, Manchurian, Tacos and Biryani. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. Upa sits third to the right of Tapa. Tapa likes burger. Yapa is sitting second to the left of Xapa. Xapa is not an immediate neighbour of Upa or Tapa .The one who likes pasta in an immediate neighbour of Xapa. Three people sit between Tapa and the person who likes Manchurian. Tapa, Upa and also their immediate neighbour do not like Macaroni. Only one person sits between the person who likes Macaroni and Vapa. The persons who like Maggi and Biryani are immediate neighbour of each other. Upa likes neither Biryani nor Maggi. Only one person sits between Sapa and the person who likes pizza. Sapa does not like Macaroni or Maggi. Wapa does not like Macaroni.

Who amongst the following likes Maggi?

Upa

Upa

Tapa

Tapa

Xapa

Xapa

Wapa

Wapa

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Question 8

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Eight siblings  Sapa, Tapa, Upa, Vapa, Wapa, Xapa, Yapa and Zapa like  different foods – Pasta, pizza, burger, Macaroni, Maggi, Manchurian, Tacos and Biryani. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. Upa sits third to the right of Tapa. Tapa likes burger. Yapa is sitting second to the left of Xapa. Xapa is not an immediate neighbour of Upa or Tapa .The one who likes pasta in an immediate neighbour of Xapa. Three people sit between Tapa and the person who likes Manchurian. Tapa, Upa and also their immediate neighbour do not like Macaroni. Only one person sits between the person who likes Macaroni and Vapa. The persons who like Maggi and Biryani are immediate neighbour of each other. Upa likes neither Biryani nor Maggi. Only one person sits between Sapa and the person who likes pizza. Sapa does not like Macaroni or Maggi. Wapa does not like Macaroni.

How many person sit between Tapa and the person who likes Xapa, when counted in anti-clock wise direction starting from Tapa?

None

None

One

One

Two

Two

Five

Five

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Question 9

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Eight siblings  Sapa, Tapa, Upa, Vapa, Wapa, Xapa, Yapa and Zapa like  different foods – Pasta, pizza, burger, Macaroni, Maggi, Manchurian, Tacos and Biryani. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. Upa sits third to the right of Tapa. Tapa likes burger. Yapa is sitting second to the left of Xapa. Xapa is not an immediate neighbour of Upa or Tapa .The one who likes pasta in an immediate neighbour of Xapa. Three people sit between Tapa and the person who likes Manchurian. Tapa, Upa and also their immediate neighbour do not like Macaroni. Only one person sits between the person who likes Macaroni and Vapa. The persons who like Maggi and Biryani are immediate neighbour of each other. Upa likes neither Biryani nor Maggi. Only one person sits between Sapa and the person who likes pizza. Sapa does not like Macaroni or Maggi. Wapa does not like Macaroni.

Which among the below is true?

Tapa likes Manchurian.

Tapa likes Manchurian.

There are three people between Upa and the person who likes Tacos.

There are three people between Upa and the person who likes Tacos.

The person who likes pasta is an immediate neighbour of Xapa.

The person who likes pasta is an immediate neighbour of Xapa.

One person sits between Zapa and Yapa.

One person sits between Zapa and Yapa.

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Question 10

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Eight siblings  Sapa, Tapa, Upa, Vapa, Wapa, Xapa, Yapa and Zapa like  different foods – Pasta, pizza, burger, Macaroni, Maggi, Manchurian, Tacos and Biryani. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. Upa sits third to the right of Tapa. Tapa likes burger. Yapa is sitting second to the left of Xapa. Xapa is not an immediate neighbour of Upa or Tapa .The one who likes pasta in an immediate neighbour of Xapa. Three people sit between Tapa and the person who likes Manchurian. Tapa, Upa and also their immediate neighbour do not like Macaroni. Only one person sits between the person who likes Macaroni and Vapa. The persons who like Maggi and Biryani are immediate neighbour of each other. Upa likes neither Biryani nor Maggi. Only one person sits between Sapa and the person who likes pizza. Sapa does not like Macaroni or Maggi. Wapa does not like Macaroni.

If Biryani is related to Xapa, Zapa is related to pizza, in the same way Maggi is related to?

Vapa

Vapa

Tacos

Tacos

Biryani

Biryani

Burger

Burger

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Question 11

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(Directions: 11-15) Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

8 peers M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a circle, but not necessarily in the same order. fOUR of them are facing outer and four of them are inside facing.

Q faces outside; both the immediate neighbors of Q face the center. T sits second to the right of Q. N sits third to the left of Q.

  • P faces the center. Both the immediate neighbors of P face outside.

  • S sits second to the left of M, N sits third to the right of T

  • R is an immediate neighbor of P. O is an immediate neighbor of S.

  • P is not an immediate neighbor of N


Who sits to the immediate right of Q.

M

M

N

N

O

O

P

P

Q

Q