100+ Seating Arrangement Verbal Reasoning Questions Answers - 1

Question: 1

Five girls are sitting in a row. Rashi is not adjacent to Sulekha or Abha. Anuradha is not adjacent to Sulekha. Rashi is adjacent to Monika. Monika is at the middle in the row. Then, Anuradha is adjacent to whom out of the following?

(A) Abha

(B) Monika

(C) Sulekha

(D) Rashi

Ans: D

Clearly, the order is : Anuradha, Rashi, Monika, Sulekha, Abha. Anuradha is adjacent to Rashi.

Question: 2

There are five different houses, A to E in a row. A is to the right of B and E is to the left of C and right of A. B is to the right of D. Which of the houses is in the middle?

(A) A

(B) B

(C) C

(D) D

Ans: A

B is to the right of D. A is to the right of B. E is to the right of A and left of C. So, the order is : D, B, A, E, C.
Clearly, A is in the middle.

Question: 3

Four girls are sitting on a bench to be photographed. Shikha is to the left of Reena. Manju is to the right of Reena. Rita is between Reena and Manju. Who would be second from the left in the photograph?

(A) Reena

(B) Manju

(C) Rita

(D) Shikha

Ans: C

Shikha is to the left of Reena and Manju is to her right. Rita is between Reena and Manju. So, the order is : Shikha, Reena, Rita, Manju. In the photograph, Rita will be second from left.

Question: 4

Five children are sitting in a row. S is sitting next to P but not T. K is sitting next to R who is sitting on the extreme left and T is not sitting next to K. Who are sitting adjacent to S?

(A) P and T

(B) R and P

(C) K and P

(D) Only P

Ans: A

S is sitting next to P. So, the order S, P or P, S is followed. K is sitting next to R. So, the order R, K is followed because R is on the extreme left. T is not next to P or K.
So, the arrangement will be R, K, P, S, T.
Clearly, P and T are sitting adjacent to S.

Question: 5

In a March Past, seven persons are standing in a row. Q is standing left to R but right to P. O is standing right to N and left to P. Similarly, S is standing right to R and left to T. Find out who is standing in the middle.

(A) P

(B) Q

(C) R

(D) S

Ans: B

Q is left to R and to the right of P i.e. P, Q, R.
O is to the right of N and left of P i.e. N, O, P.
S is to the right of R and left of T i.e. R, S, T.
So, the order is : N, O, P, Q, R, S, T.
Clearly, Q is in the middle.

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