# Sitting Arrangement: Exercise-1

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight persons H, I, J, K, L, M, N and O are standing in a straight line at equidistant. Some of them facing North while others are facing South. M is standing third to the right of H. M is standing at one of the extreme ends. L is standing third to the left of H. The immediate neighbours of J facing north. N is not an immediate neighbour of H. The persons standing at the extreme ends face the same direction. The immediate neighbours of H face just opposite direction as that of M. The immediate neighbours of O face opposite direction with respect to each other. K is one of the immediate neighbours of L and is facing north. I is standing between J and M. Not more than four persons are facing north. L is to the immediate right of K.

1. Who among the following is third to the left of N?

1. K
2. J
3. H
4. I

Solution: J is third to the left of N.

1. The immediate neighbours of L are?

1. M and N
2. N and O
3. K and N
4. N and H

Solution: K and N are the immediate neighbours of L.

1. How many persons are standing exactly between I and O?

1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four

Solution: Two persons are standing exactly between I and O.

1. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way based on the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?

1. N
2. L
3. O
4. K

Solution: K is facing north, whereas others are facing south.

1. Who among the following is exactly between L and j?

1. O
2. N
3. H
4. I

Solution: O is exactly between L and j.

1. Who among the following is fourth to the right of J?

1. N
2. I
3. H
4. L

Solution: L is fourth to the right of J.

Directions (7-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight persons A, B, C, D, M, N, O and P are sitting arround a circular table facing the center with equal distances between each other (not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them is also related to N in some way or the other.
Only three persons sit between B and N. Only one person sits between N and P. N's father sits to the immediate right of P.
N's sister sits third to the right of N's father. Only one person sits between N's sister and N's son. M sits third to the left of N's son.
Only three persons sit between M and N's husband. A sits second to the right of N's husband. N's mother sits to the immediate right of C. C is not the husband of N.
N's daughter sits third to the right of P. D sits to the immediate left of N's brother.

1. How many persons sit between P and N, when counted from left of N?

1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four

Solution: Only one person (A) sits between P and N, when counted from left of N.

1. Who sits to the immediate left of P?

1. N's Sister
2. N's Husband
3. B
4. A

Solution: N's Husband (D) sits to the immediate left of P

1. Who amongst the following is the son of N?

1. C
2. B
3. P
4. O

Solution: B is the son of N.

1. How is B related to A?

1. Grand-mother
2. Grand-father
3. Grand-son
4. Grand-daughter

Solution: 