# Circular Seating Arrangement Puzzle Set No. 23 for Bank Clerk Pre Exams

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Eight persons – Barkha, Rajdeep, Arnab, Kashyap, Menon, Razdan, Mehta and Ravish - are sitting around a circle at equal distance between two persons but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing towards the centre while some others are facing outside the centre. Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish. Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab. Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta. Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap. Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre.
Important for :
1
Which of the following statements is not true regarding the given sitting arrangement?
» Explain it
E
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that all the statements are true.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

... Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish...

Step 2.

References

....Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta...

...Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre...

Step 3.

References

...Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab...

...Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap...

Step 4. By elimination, we get

2
How many persons are sitting between Kashyap and Mehta if we move clockwise starting from Kashyap?
» Explain it
B
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Four persons are sitting between Kashyap and Mehta .

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

... Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish...

Step 2.

References

....Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta...

...Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre...

Step 3.

References

...Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab...

...Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap...

Step 4. By elimination, we get

3
Who among the following is sitting exactly between Rajdeep and Mehta?
» Explain it
A
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Razdan is sitting between Rajdeep and Mehta.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

... Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish...

Step 2.

References

....Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta...

...Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre...

Step 3.

References

...Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab...

...Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap...

Step 4. By elimination, we get

4
What is the position of Arnab with respect to Barkha?
» Explain it
B
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Arnab is sitting third to the right of Barkha.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

... Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish...

Step 2.

References

....Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta...

...Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre...

Step 3.

References

...Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab...

...Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap...

Step 4. By elimination, we get

5
Who among the following are not facing towards the centre?
» Explain it
C
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Kashyap, Mehta and Ravish are not facing towards the center.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

... Ravish is sitting 3rd to the left of Mehta. Both Mehta and Ravish are facing towards the outside. Kashyap is not an immediate neighbour of Mehta or Ravish...

Step 2.

References

....Barkha is an immediate neighbour of Mehta...

...Barkha faces towards the centre and she is an immediate neighbour of both Mehta and Menon. Menon faces towards the centre...

Step 3.

References

...Razdan faces the just opposite direction of Kashyap. (It implies that if Kashyap is facing towards the centre, Razdan would face outside the centre).  Razdan is sitting 2nd to the left of Kashyap.  Both the immediate neighbours of Arnab face just opposite direction of Arnab...

...Both the immediate neighbour of Kashyap face just opposite direction of Kashyap...

Step 4. By elimination, we get