## Circular Seating Arrangement Questions With Answers

Hello Aspirants, As we all know that Reasoning Puzzle & Seating Arrangement is a vital part of the reasoning section for every competitive exam. There are different kinds of Puzzle Questions asked in the examination. (Like – Linear Puzzle, Seating Arrangement Puzzle, Box Puzzle, Day/ Month/ Year/ Age-Based, Floor Puzzle). So here, In this article, we will provide Circular Seating Arrangement with some questions. These Circular Seating Arrangement questions are important for Bank, SSC, SEBI, NABARD, RBI, LIC, and Other state exams. You can attempt these questions & boost your preparation for your examination.

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## Circular Seating Arrangement Questions | Set-39

Direction (1-5): Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.

T is sitting in a circle with his family members which includes – grandfather, grandmother, father, mother, uncle, brother, sister, and T himself but not necessarily in the same order. The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

The uncle and father of T sit together. T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother. T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother. The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center. Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center. T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

1. Who among the following is sitting third to the left of T’s sister?

A. T
B. T’s grandfather
C. T’s mother
D. T’s grandmother
E. None of these

Explanation:

1) The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

2) T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother.

3) T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother.

4) The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center.

5) Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center.

6) T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

The only possibility is –

7) The uncle and father of T sit together.

Thus, the seat left will be occupied by T’s sister.

Hence, T’s grandmother and T’s brother are sitting between T and his sister when counted from the left of T.

2. Who among the following is sitting opposite to T?

A. T’s father
B. T’s uncle
C. T’s mother
D. T’s grandmother
E. None of these

Correct Answer – C. T’s mother

Explanation:

1) The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

2) T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother.

3) T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother.

4) The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center.

5) Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center.

6) T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

The only possibility is –

7) The uncle and father of T sit together.

Thus, the seat left will be occupied by T’s sister.

Hence, T’s mother is sitting opposite to T.

3. Who among the following is sitting second to the right of T’s uncle?

A. T’s sister
B. T’s grandfather
C. T’s grandmother
D. T’s brother
E. None of these

Correct Answer – B. T’s grandfather

Explanation:

1) The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

2) T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother.

3) T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother.

4) The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center.

5) Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center.

6) T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

The only possibility is –

7) The uncle and father of T sit together.

Thus, the seat left will be occupied by T’s sister.

Hence, T’s grandfather is sitting second to the right of T’s uncle.

4. Which of the following statements is correct?

A. There is someone sitting between T and his brother when counted from left of T.
B. T’s uncle and T’s grandmother are facing towards the center.
C. T’s mother and T’s sister are not neighbours.
D. T’s grandmother is a neighbour of T’s sister.
E. None of these

Correct Answer – D. T’s grandmother is a neighbour of T’s sister.

Explanation:

1) The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

2) T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother.

3) T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother.

4) The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center.

5) Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center.

6) T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

The only possibility is –

7) The uncle and father of T sit together.

Thus, the seat left will be occupied by T’s sister.

Hence, T’s grandmother is a neighbour of T’s sister.

5. Which of the following pairs is sitting between T and his sister when counted from the left of T?

A. T’s brother and T’s father.
B. T’s uncle and T’s brother.
C. T’s grandmother and T’s brother.
D. T’s grandmother and T’s mother.
E. None of these

Correct Answer – C. T’s grandmother and T’s brother.

Explanation:

1) The persons sit adjacent to each other face opposite directions.

2) T sits between his grandfather and brother when counted from the left of his brother.

3) T’s grandfather sits second to the left of T’s brother.

4) The grandfather of T sits third to the left of T’s mother who faces towards the center.

5) Grandmother of T sits fourth to the left of T’s father who faces towards the center.

6) T’s brother is not a neighbour of his father.

The only possibility is –

7) The uncle and father of T sit together.

Thus, the seat left will be occupied by T’s sister.

Hence, T’s grandmother and T’s brother are sitting between T and his sister when counted from the left of T.

Direction (6-10): Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.

Eight people are working in an MNC. Their designations are CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE), and Assistant System Engineer (ASE). The sequence of the posts are as above i.e. CEO is the senior-most and ASE is the junior-most person. Each of them likes different flowers and different fruits.

Four people are junior to E. One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B. The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach. D doesn’t like Pear. The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine. More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.H doesn’t like Date. There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose. Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A. The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig. More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia. The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry. The one who is just senior to A likes Pear. There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E. The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia. There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate. The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy. There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot. The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus. The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansy likes Orchid. The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

6. How many designations lie between the one who likes Dragon fruit and the one who likes Orchid?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four
E. None of these

Explanation: Eight people designations: CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE) and Assistant System Engineer (ASE).

Steps:

1) Four people are junior to E.

2) There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E.

Here, two possible cases i.e. case 1 and case 2.

3) There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose.

4) The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry.

5) There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot.

6) One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B.

Here, three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2(a) and case 2(b).

7)The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia.

8) Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A.

9) The one who is just senior to A likes Pear.

10) The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

Here, case 2(a) gets eliminated.

11) The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach.

12) More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.

13) The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig.

14) There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate.

15) The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus.

Here, case 2(b) gets eliminated.

16) D doesn’t like Pear.

So, D likes Apricot.

17) H doesn’t like Date.

So, A likes Date.

18) More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia.

So, H likes Fuchsia.

19) The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy.

So, K likes Pansy.

20) The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansylikes Orchid.

So, E likes Orchid.

21) The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine.

So, D likes Jasmine and H likes Dragon fruit.

Final arrangement:

Hence, three designations lie between the one who likes Dragon fruit and the one who likes Orchid.

7. Who amongst the following person is the Principal Consultant (PC)?

A. The one who likes Rose
B. K
C. I
D. The one who likes Date
E. None of these

Correct Answer – D. The one who likes Date

Explanation: Eight people designations: CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE) and Assistant System Engineer (ASE).

Steps:

1) Four people are junior to E.

2) There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E.

Here, two possible cases i.e. case 1 and case 2.

3) There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose.

4) The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry.

5) There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot.

6) One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B.

Here, three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2(a) and case 2(b).

7)The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia.

8) Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A.

9) The one who is just senior to A likes Pear.

10) The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

Here, case 2(a) gets eliminated.

11) The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach.

12) More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.

13) The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig.

14) There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate.

15) The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus.

Here, case 2(b) gets eliminated.

16) D doesn’t like Pear.

So, D likes Apricot.

17) H doesn’t like Date.

So, A likes Date.

18) More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia.

So, H likes Fuchsia.

19) The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy.

So, K likes Pansy.

20) The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansylikes Orchid.

So, E likes Orchid.

21) The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine.

So, D likes Jasmine and H likes Dragon fruit.

Final arrangement:

Hence, the one who likes Date is the Principal Consultant (PC).

8. Who amongst the following person likes Pomegranate?

A. The one who likes Zinnia
B. The one who is CEO
C. The one who is AC
D. E
E. None of these

Correct Answer – A. The one who likes Zinnia

Explanation: Eight people designations: CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE) and Assistant System Engineer (ASE).

Steps:

1) Four people are junior to E.

2) There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E.

Here, two possible cases i.e. case 1 and case 2.

3) There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose.

4) The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry.

5) There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot.

6) One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B.

Here, three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2(a) and case 2(b).

7)The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia.

8) Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A.

9) The one who is just senior to A likes Pear.

10) The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

Here, case 2(a) gets eliminated.

11) The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach.

12) More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.

13) The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig.

14) There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate.

15) The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus.

Here, case 2(b) gets eliminated.

16) D doesn’t like Pear.

So, D likes Apricot.

17) H doesn’t like Date.

So, A likes Date.

18) More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia.

So, H likes Fuchsia.

19) The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy.

So, K likes Pansy.

20) The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansylikes Orchid.

So, E likes Orchid.

21) The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine.

So, D likes Jasmine and H likes Dragon fruit.

Final arrangement:

Hence, the one who likes Zinnia is the person who likes Pomegranate.

9. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
I. K likes Peach
II. B likes Fig
III. D likes Apricot

A. Only II
B. Only III
C. Both I and II
D. Both II and III
E. All are correct

Correct Answer – D. Both II and III

Explanation: Eight people designations: CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE) and Assistant System Engineer (ASE).

Steps:

1) Four people are junior to E.

2) There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E.

Here, two possible cases i.e. case 1 and case 2.

3) There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose.

4) The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry.

5) There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot.

6) One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B.

Here, three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2(a) and case 2(b).

7)The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia.

8) Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A.

9) The one who is just senior to A likes Pear.

10) The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

Here, case 2(a) gets eliminated.

11) The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach.

12) More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.

13) The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig.

14) There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate.

15) The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus.

Here, case 2(b) gets eliminated.

16) D doesn’t like Pear.

So, D likes Apricot.

17) H doesn’t like Date.

So, A likes Date.

18) More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia.

So, H likes Fuchsia.

19) The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy.

So, K likes Pansy.

20) The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansylikes Orchid.

So, E likes Orchid.

21) The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine.

So, D likes Jasmine and H likes Dragon fruit.

Final arrangement:

Hence, both II and III are correct statements.

10. Which of the following combination/s is/are correct?

A. VC – Frangipani
B. SC – Orchid
C. ITA – Zinnia
D. ASE – Fuchsia
E. All are correct

Explanation: Eight people designations: CEO, Vice President (VP), Principal Consultant (PC), Senior Consultant (SC), Associate Consultant (AC), IT Analyst (ITA), System Engineer (SE) and Assistant System Engineer (ASE).

Steps:

1) Four people are junior to E.

2) There are two designations between the one who likes Cranberry and E.

Here, two possible cases i.e. case 1 and case 2.

3) There are three designations between the one who likes Cranberry and the one who likes Rose.

4) The one who likes Frangipani is just junior to the one who likes Cranberry.

5) There are four designations between the one who likes Frangipani and the one who likes Apricot.

6) One person’s designation lies between the one who likes Apricot and B.

Here, three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2(a) and case 2(b).

7)The one who is just Junior to B likes Zinnia.

8) Two designations lie between the one who likes Zinnia and A.

9) The one who is just senior to A likes Pear.

10) The number of people junior to A is the same as the number of people senior to G.

Here, case 2(a) gets eliminated.

11) The one who is two designations senior to G likes Peach.

12) More than two designations lie between the one who likes Peach and H.

13) The number of people senior to the one who likes Peach same as the number of people junior to the one who likes Fig.

14) There is a gap of 4 designations between K and the one who likes Pomegranate.

15) The one who is two designations junior to K likes Lotus.

Here, case 2(b) gets eliminated.

16) D doesn’t like Pear.

So, D likes Apricot.

17) H doesn’t like Date.

So, A likes Date.

18) More than three designations lie between the one who likes Date and the one who likes Fuchsia.

So, H likes Fuchsia.

19) The one who is just senior to I likes Pansy.

So, K likes Pansy.

20) The one who is three designations junior to the one who likes Pansylikes Orchid.

So, E likes Orchid.

21) The one who likes Dragon fruit is just junior to the one who likes Jasmine.

So, D likes Jasmine and H likes Dragon fruit.

Final arrangement:

Explanation: The

Hence, all are the correct combination.