# Linear Seating Arrangement Puzzle for IBPS PO 2019 and SBI PO 2019 | Seating Arrangement Puzzles PDF for Bank PO Exams at Smartkeeda

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Eight persons Aashvi, Bhairav, Chavez, Dhruvi, Eeshan, Faizan, Geetika and Hendrik are sitting in a straight line facing north direction. They all have different ages such as 8, 12, 14, 21, 28, 36, 44 and 56.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years. The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez. Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years. One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years. Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them. The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi. Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end. There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years. Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years. Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors. Hendrik is older than Aashvi.
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1
How many persons are sitting between the people who are having age difference of 4 years?
» Explain it
A
The following common explanation, we have "None".

Geetika = 8 & Bhairav = 12,

Difference = 12 – 8 = 4, both are immediate neighbors.

Hence, option C is correct.

 Case: 3 Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

Common Explanation

References

Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end.

Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years.

One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years.

The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. If the one, whose age is 56, sit at extreme end, then he/she sits at extreme right end.

●   If Hendrik sit at extreme end, he/she sit either right or left end. If we observe all above statements we generally get 3 initial possibilities,

Based on above information, we get 3 cases as shown in seating,

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Chavez Ages 56 14

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 56

References

There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   To make the difference 6 only one possibility is there among given number i.e. (8, 14)

●   So, it is understood that, either Faizan's age is 14 & Geetika's age is 8 or Faizan's age is 8 & Geetika's age is 14.

●   Two people sit between Faizan and Geetika.

With reference of above statements, let check the possibility in each cases.

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) [Eliminated] (No two gaps b/w Faizan/Geetika) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Ages 56 14 8

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 8 56

References

There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years.

Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here if Bhairav age is 44 and then Aashvi age become 56, who is oldest person in group. But given, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. So this is not possible. If Chavez age is 44, then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-2-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 2-A (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Geetika Chavez Faizan Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here, Chavez age is 44, and then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 3(If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

●   In Case-3-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 3-A (If Hendrik at right end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Geetika Chavez Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

Note: We have only Case 2 & Case-3 left.

References

Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end.

The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi.

Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Dhruvi sits on the immediate right of Bhairav and Hendrik age is 12. Now, Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors, by this condition this case gets eliminated as there are no adjacent places. Also Last condition that Hendrik is older than Aashvi will get violate.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] Hendrik is older than Aashvi- not satisfied Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Dhruvi Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 12 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Dhruvi sits on the immediate left of Hendrik and Bhairav's age is 12. By this, Eeshan age is 56 and Dhruvi age is 21.

●   Finally, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. Therefore Hendrik's age is 36 and Aashvi's age is 28 (All given conditions satisfied)

Thus we get the completed seating arrangement as shown below,

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

2
What is the age difference between Faizan and Dhruvi?
» Explain it
B
The following common explanation, we have "7 years".

Faizan = 14 & Dhruvi = 21, Difference = 21 – 14 = 7 years

Hence, option B is correct.

 Case: 3 Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

Common Explanation

References

Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end.

Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years.

One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years.

The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. If the one, whose age is 56, sit at extreme end, then he/she sits at extreme right end.

●   If Hendrik sit at extreme end, he/she sit either right or left end. If we observe all above statements we generally get 3 initial possibilities,

Based on above information, we get 3 cases as shown in seating,

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Chavez Ages 56 14

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 56

References

There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   To make the difference 6 only one possibility is there among given number i.e. (8, 14)

●   So, it is understood that, either Faizan's age is 14 & Geetika's age is 8 or Faizan's age is 8 & Geetika's age is 14.

●   Two people sit between Faizan and Geetika.

With reference of above statements, let check the possibility in each cases.

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) [Eliminated] (No two gaps b/w Faizan/Geetika) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Ages 56 14 8

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 8 56

References

There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years.

Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here if Bhairav age is 44 and then Aashvi age become 56, who is oldest person in group. But given, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. So this is not possible. If Chavez age is 44, then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-2-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 2-A (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Geetika Chavez Faizan Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here, Chavez age is 44, and then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 3(If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

●   In Case-3-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 3-A (If Hendrik at right end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Geetika Chavez Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

Note: We have only Case 2 & Case-3 left.

References

Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end.

The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi.

Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Dhruvi sits on the immediate right of Bhairav and Hendrik age is 12. Now, Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors, by this condition this case gets eliminated as there are no adjacent places. Also Last condition that Hendrik is older than Aashvi will get violate.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] Hendrik is older than Aashvi- not satisfied Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Dhruvi Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 12 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Dhruvi sits on the immediate left of Hendrik and Bhairav's age is 12. By this, Eeshan age is 56 and Dhruvi age is 21.

●   Finally, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. Therefore Hendrik's age is 36 and Aashvi's age is 28 (All given conditions satisfied)

Thus we get the completed seating arrangement as shown below,

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

3
What is the age of Hendrik?
» Explain it
C
The following common explanation, we have "Hendrik-36 years".

Hence, option C is correct.

 Case: 3 Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

Common Explanation

References

Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end.

Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years.

One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years.

The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. If the one, whose age is 56, sit at extreme end, then he/she sits at extreme right end.

●   If Hendrik sit at extreme end, he/she sit either right or left end. If we observe all above statements we generally get 3 initial possibilities,

Based on above information, we get 3 cases as shown in seating,

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Chavez Ages 56 14

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 56

References

There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   To make the difference 6 only one possibility is there among given number i.e. (8, 14)

●   So, it is understood that, either Faizan's age is 14 & Geetika's age is 8 or Faizan's age is 8 & Geetika's age is 14.

●   Two people sit between Faizan and Geetika.

With reference of above statements, let check the possibility in each cases.

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) [Eliminated] (No two gaps b/w Faizan/Geetika) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Ages 56 14 8

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 8 56

References

There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years.

Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here if Bhairav age is 44 and then Aashvi age become 56, who is oldest person in group. But given, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. So this is not possible. If Chavez age is 44, then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-2-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 2-A (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Geetika Chavez Faizan Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here, Chavez age is 44, and then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 3(If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

●   In Case-3-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 3-A (If Hendrik at right end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Geetika Chavez Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

Note: We have only Case 2 & Case-3 left.

References

Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end.

The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi.

Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Dhruvi sits on the immediate right of Bhairav and Hendrik age is 12. Now, Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors, by this condition this case gets eliminated as there are no adjacent places. Also Last condition that Hendrik is older than Aashvi will get violate.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] Hendrik is older than Aashvi- not satisfied Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Dhruvi Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 12 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Dhruvi sits on the immediate left of Hendrik and Bhairav's age is 12. By this, Eeshan age is 56 and Dhruvi age is 21.

●   Finally, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. Therefore Hendrik's age is 36 and Aashvi's age is 28 (All given conditions satisfied)

Thus we get the completed seating arrangement as shown below,

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

4
What is the sum of the ages of the persons who sit at extreme end?
» Explain it
B
In the following common explanation, it is clear that the name of persons who sit at extreme end are Faizan and Hendrik and their ages are 14 years and 36 years respectively.

Now, the sum of the ages,

14+36 = 50

Hence, option B is correct.

 Case: 3 Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

Common Explanation

References

Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end.

Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years.

One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years.

The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. If the one, whose age is 56, sit at extreme end, then he/she sits at extreme right end.

●   If Hendrik sit at extreme end, he/she sit either right or left end. If we observe all above statements we generally get 3 initial possibilities,

Based on above information, we get 3 cases as shown in seating,

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Chavez Ages 56 14

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 56

References

There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   To make the difference 6 only one possibility is there among given number i.e. (8, 14)

●   So, it is understood that, either Faizan's age is 14 & Geetika's age is 8 or Faizan's age is 8 & Geetika's age is 14.

●   Two people sit between Faizan and Geetika.

With reference of above statements, let check the possibility in each cases.

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) [Eliminated] (No two gaps b/w Faizan/Geetika) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Ages 56 14 8

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 8 56

References

There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years.

Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here if Bhairav age is 44 and then Aashvi age become 56, who is oldest person in group. But given, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. So this is not possible. If Chavez age is 44, then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-2-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 2-A (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Geetika Chavez Faizan Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here, Chavez age is 44, and then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 3(If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

●   In Case-3-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 3-A (If Hendrik at right end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Geetika Chavez Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

Note: We have only Case 2 & Case-3 left.

References

Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end.

The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi.

Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Dhruvi sits on the immediate right of Bhairav and Hendrik age is 12. Now, Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors, by this condition this case gets eliminated as there are no adjacent places. Also Last condition that Hendrik is older than Aashvi will get violate.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] Hendrik is older than Aashvi- not satisfied Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Dhruvi Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 12 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Dhruvi sits on the immediate left of Hendrik and Bhairav's age is 12. By this, Eeshan age is 56 and Dhruvi age is 21.

●   Finally, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. Therefore Hendrik's age is 36 and Aashvi's age is 28 (All given conditions satisfied)

Thus we get the completed seating arrangement as shown below,

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

5
What is the name of the person whose age is 56 years?
» Explain it
D
In the following common explanation Eashan is 56 years old.

Hence, option D is correct.

 Case: 3 Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

Common Explanation

References

Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end.

Bhairav sits to the immediate left of the one whose age is 56 years.

One person is sitting between Hendrik and the one whose age is 56 years.

Two persons are sitting between Chavez and the one whose age is 56 years.

The one whose age is 14 years is sitting second to the left of Chavez.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   Either Hendrik or the one whose age is 56 years is sitting at the extreme end. If the one, whose age is 56, sit at extreme end, then he/she sits at extreme right end.

●   If Hendrik sit at extreme end, he/she sit either right or left end. If we observe all above statements we generally get 3 initial possibilities,

Based on above information, we get 3 cases as shown in seating,

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Chavez Ages 56 14

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Chavez Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 56

References

There is a difference of 6 years between the ages of Faizan and Geetika and two persons are sitting between them.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   To make the difference 6 only one possibility is there among given number i.e. (8, 14)

●   So, it is understood that, either Faizan's age is 14 & Geetika's age is 8 or Faizan's age is 8 & Geetika's age is 14.

●   Two people sit between Faizan and Geetika.

With reference of above statements, let check the possibility in each cases.

 Case: 1 (If the one, whose age 56 sit at right end) [Eliminated] (No two gaps b/w Faizan/Geetika) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Hendrik Bhairav Ages 14 56

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Ages 56 14 8

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan / Geetika Chavez Geetika / Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 8 56

References

There is one person sitting between Faizan and the one whose age is 44 years.

Aashvi is an immediate neighbor of the one whose age is 44 years.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here if Bhairav age is 44 and then Aashvi age become 56, who is oldest person in group. But given, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. So this is not possible. If Chavez age is 44, then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-2-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 2-A (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Geetika Chavez Faizan Ages 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Faizan's age is 14 and Geetika's age is 8. Here, Chavez age is 44, and then Aashvi sits on the immediate left of Chavez. Thus given condition is satisfied.

 Case: 3(If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

●   In Case-3-A, Faizan's age is 8 and Geetika's age is 14. Then there is no place for Aashvi, so this case can be eliminated.

 Case: 3-A (If Hendrik at right end) [Eliminated] no place for Aashvi Persons (North) Geetika Chavez Faizan Bhairav Hendrik Ages 14 44 8 56

Note: We have only Case 2 & Case-3 left.

References

Dhruvi is not sitting at the extreme end.

The one whose age is 12 is sitting second to the left of Dhruvi.

Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors.

Hendrik is older than Aashvi.

Inferences

From above statements,

●   In Case-2, Dhruvi sits on the immediate right of Bhairav and Hendrik age is 12. Now, Eeshan and the one whose age is 21 years are immediate neighbors, by this condition this case gets eliminated as there are no adjacent places. Also Last condition that Hendrik is older than Aashvi will get violate.

 Case: 2 (If Hendrik at left end) [Eliminated] Hendrik is older than Aashvi- not satisfied Persons (North) Hendrik Bhairav Dhruvi Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Ages 12 56 14 44 8

●   In Case-3, Dhruvi sits on the immediate left of Hendrik and Bhairav's age is 12. By this, Eeshan age is 56 and Dhruvi age is 21.

●   Finally, Hendrik is older than Aashvi. Therefore Hendrik's age is 36 and Aashvi's age is 28 (All given conditions satisfied)

Thus we get the completed seating arrangement as shown below,

 Case: 3 (If Hendrik at right end) Persons (North) Faizan Aashvi Chavez Geetika Bhairav Eeshan Dhruvi Hendrik Ages 14 28 44 8 12 56 21 36

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Seating Arrangement is one of the topics that forms the base of any bank examination. Be it SBI PO or IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk or SBI Clerk, RRB Office Assistant or RRB Officer Scale I, RBI Grade B or IBPS SO. Not just in bank exams, but Insurance sector exams also feature questions on seating arrangement. Seating arrangement questions are commonly seen in exams like NIACL Assistant Pre, NIACL Assistant Mains, LIC HFL, UIIC etc.  At this page, you will get all the questions based on new pattern seating arrangement that has been asked in several exams like SBI Clerk Mains 2018, SBI PO Mains 2018 and RRB Office Assistant Mains 2018. Seating arrangement questions are completely based on verbal reasoning where questions are solved by applying verbal statements in a logical order. You can find new pattern seating arrangement questions with solutions that can help you to derive at the answer quickly. The unmatched explanations will help the aspirants to build their concepts. In seating arrangement questions the most important point is to build a strategy for which the given information is to be utilized in a logical manner. It is very important to use the direct hints first and then put up the other information. After placing the direct hints, use the information connected with the direct hints to get the answer. This strategy will help to reach the answer in fastest possible time, which is the key to crack a competitive exam. In SBI Clerk Mains 2018, the major portion of the reasoning section was occupied with seating arrangements. There were almost all types of seating arrangement questions like Linear seating arrangement, Circular seating arrangement, Floor based seating arrangement and Rectangular seating arrangement. So, this itself tells the importance of Seating arrangement questions in upcoming bank exams, insurance exams and even CLAT 2019. Practice one test daily at www.smartkeeda.com to achieve excellence and master the critical topic of reasoning i.e. Seating Arrangement. Here, you will get linear seating arrangement questions, circular seating arrangement questions, floor based seating arrangement and rectangular based seating arrangement questions with detailed solutions. Take one quiz daily to build a strong command over all types of seating arrangement questions because in today’s competition age it is essential to have good command over all the four sections that come in bank exams. Start your preparation with the most relevant questions at www.smartkeeda.com and don’t forget to attempt test series on SBI PO Pre+Mains, SBI Clerk Pre+Mains and IBPS PO Pre+Mains, IBPS Clerk Pre+Mains available at testzone.