# Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts To Solve Seating Arrangements

## Tips and Tricks for Seating Arrangements

Unlock efficient problem-solving with our collection of invaluable tips, tricks, and shortcuts for seating arrangements. Navigating through complex seating scenarios in exams and assessments becomes a breeze as we reveal time-saving strategies to crack these puzzles.

### Terms related to Seating Arrangements :

1. Adjacent: Individuals or items that are next to each other in the arrangement, either horizontally or vertically.

2. Alternate: A pattern where individuals or items are placed in every other position, skipping one in between.

3. Between: Refers to an individual or item positioned in the middle of two others.

4. Clockwise: A direction that follows the movement of a clock’s hands, typically used in circular seating arrangements.

5. Counter-clockwise: The opposite direction to the movement of a clock’s hands, commonly used in circular seating scenarios.

6. Diagonal: Individuals or items that are placed diagonally across from each other in the arrangement.

7. Facing: When individuals or items are oriented to look at each other directly, often used in circular arrangements.

8. Opposite: Individuals or items positioned directly across from each other, often used in circular or linear arrangements.

### Tips and Tricks for Seating Arrangements

• First of all take a quick glance on the given information, after seeing all the steps, you would get an idea of the situation of the people.
• Determine the practicality of each information and arrange them accordingly.
• To avoid the confusion of left right in circular and square/rectangular arrangement assume that all people are facing the center until and unless the direction is specified.
• If the place of any person is not mentioned definitely but it is mentioned on comparison to other, then it is comparative information. For example, A is sitting left to D.
• If the place of the person is definitely mentioned then it is definite information. For example, A is sitting on the right end.
• Sometimes a part of definite information may consists of negative information. A negative information does not tell anything but gives an idea to eliminate a possibility. For example, A in not sitting immediate left to B.
• While solving the questions if you assume that you are among them it will be easier to to get an idea of the arrangement.
• To solve such type of questions first decode the information and try to draw a pictorial format to understand more effectively.
• In starting consider those statement which are 100% true.
• Then try to understand the statement with negative and indirect information.
• If in any case the possibilities are more than one then try make different diagram for all the possibilities.
• Eradicate those diagrams which disrupts the other information. And finally at the end you will get the final diagram.

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### Seating Arrangement Tips and Tricks : Linear seating arrangement

Question 1.

Ram, Varun, Avni, Jhotsna, Sonali and Kamlesh are sitting in a row. Sonali and Kamlesh are in the sitting in the middle of the row next to each other such that kamlesh is right of Sonali. Varun and Avni are sitting at the different ends. Avni is sitting right to Ram.

Who is sitting right to Varun?

A. Jhotsna
B. Sonali
C. Kamlesh
D. No one

Explanation:

According to the information the seating arrangement can be done in the following way:

On the basis of the diagram Jhotsna is sitting right to Varun.

### Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts for Seating Arrangement: Double row seating arrangement

Question 2.

Twelve friends are sitting in two rows parallel to each other such that they are at equal distance.
In row A: AB, CD, EF, GH, IJ, KL are seated facing South Direction.
In row B: PQ, RS, TU, VW, XY, ZA are seated facing North Direction.

GH sits third right to CD, either GH or CD sits at the end of the row. The one facing CD sits second right to XY. Two people sit between RS and ZA, neither RS nor ZA sits at the end of the row. The immediate neighbor of RS is facing the person who sits third left to AB. EF and IJ are immediate neighbors. TU sits second left to PQ. IJ is not facing the immediate neighbor of VW.

How many people are seated between KL and EF?

A. Three
B. Two
C. One
D. Zero

Explanation:

According to the information the seating arrangement can be done in the following way:

On the basis of the diagram above two friends are sitting between KL and EF.

Question 3.

Who among the following CD is facing?

A. XY
B. TU
C. VW
D. RS

Explanation:

According to the information the seating arrangement can be done in the following way:

On the basis of the diagram above CD is facing VW.

### Tips and Tricks For Seating Arrangements :Circular seating arrangement

Question 4.

Seven classmates are sitting together forming a circle and playing some game. They are A, E, G, L, O, R, and X
L is not sitting next to G or O.
A is sitting adjacent to E and G.
X who is sitting second right to L, is adjacent to O and R.

Who is sitting at the third left of E?
A. O
B .R
C. X
D. G

Explanation:

According to the information given above the seating arrangement can be done in the following way:

On the basis of the diagram above O is sitting third left to E.

### Seating Arrangements Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts: Square/Rectangular seating arrangement

Question 5.

Eight people sitting for a meeting around a square table in such a way that 4 of them are sitting at the corners of the table and other 4 are sitting in the center of its sides. They are Suneet, Vineet, Archana, Vimal, Manu, Deny, Fatima, and Puneet. They are sitting in the following directions:

Vineet is sitting third to the right of Manu.
Suneet is immediate neighbor to Manu.
Puneet is sitting between Vimal and Deny.
Suneet and Fatima are at the two ends
Archana is between Vineet and Suneet
Deny is second left to Manu

Where is Puneet sitting?

A. Next to Archana
B. Between Manu and Suneet
D. Second right to Vimal

Explanation:

According to the information given above the seating arrangement can be done in the following way:

On the basis of the diagram above Puneet is sitting adjacent to Deny.

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### 11 comments on “Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts To Solve Seating Arrangements”

• PRAYANSH SHSANK JOSHI

how are these tips nd tricks when no solutions is given
we will need detailed steps

• Jay

No we need diagram it is confusing

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Our team is working upon it.

• Arif

The question are very much useful to understand, but add some more clarification in the explanation.

• Kritika

I can’t see any diagrams ?

• HelpPrepInsta

Hey Kritika, can you please elaborate which diagrams are you talking about