# High Level Seating Arrangement Puzzle for Bank Exams

Directions : Read the following infromation and answer the questions that follow:

Ten kids are sitting on twelve seats in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, Golu, Shalu, Chotu, Guddu and Tanu are sitting and all of them are facing south, and in row 2, Chunnu, Munnu, Raju, Bhanu and Pinky are sitting and all of them are facing north. One seat is vacant in each row. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. All of them like a different cartoon i.e. Doramon, Chota bheem, Shaktiman, Pokemon, Ben 10, Tom & Jerry, Oggy, Noddy, Sinchan and Hatori.

Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon.

Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat.

Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.

Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu.

Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy.

The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu.

Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.

Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat.

Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju.

Vacant seats are not opposite to each other.

Two persons sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy.

The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon.

The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other.

Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.

Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends.

Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy.

Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends.
Important for :
1
Who sits second to the right of the one, who faces vacant seat of Row-2?
» Explain it
D
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Tanu is sitting second to the right of the one, who faces vacant seat of Row-2.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon....

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu....

...Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju....

...The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon....

Step 2.

References

...Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat. Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.....

...
Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends...

...Vacant seats are not opposite to each other....

...Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu...

...
Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends....

Step 3.

References

...Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu...

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat...

...
Two persons can sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy....

...The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other...

...Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy...

Step 4.  By elimination, we get

2
Which of the following cartoons does Pinky like?
» Explain it
B
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Pinky likes Chota Bheem.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon....

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...
The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu....

...
Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju....

...The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon....

Step 2.

References

...Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat. Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.....

...
Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends...

...Vacant seats are not opposite to each other....

...Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu...

...
Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends....

Step 3.

References

...Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu...

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat...

...
Two persons can sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy....

...The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other...

...Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy...

Step 4.  By elimination, we get

3
Tanu is related to vacant seat of row-1 in the same way as Chunnu is related to pinky. So, following the same pattern vacant seat of row-2 is related to which of the following?
» Explain it
A
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Tanu is sitting third to right of Vacant seat of row-1 and Chunnu is sitting third to the right of Pinky.following the same pattern Manu is sitting third to the right of Vacant seat of row-2

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon....

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...
The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu....

...
Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju....

...The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon....

Step 2.

References

...Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat .Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.....

...
Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends...

...Vacant seats are not opposite to each other....

...Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu...

...
Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends....

Step 3.

References

...Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu...

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat...

...
Two persons can sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy....

...The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other...

...Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy...

Step 4.  By elimination, we get

4
Who sits diagonally opposite to the one, who likes Tom & Jerry?
» Explain it
D
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Tanu is sitting diagonally opposite to the one, who likes Tom & Jerry.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon....

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...
The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu....

...
Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju....

...The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon....

Step 2.

References

...Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat. Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.....

...
Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends...

...Vacant seats are not opposite to each other....

...Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu...

...
Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends....

Step 3.

References

...Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu...

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat...

...
Two persons can sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy....

...The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other...

...Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy...

Step 4.  By elimination, we get

5
Which of the following is true regarding Chunnu?
» Explain it
E
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Chunnu is facing vacant seat of row-1.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Bhanu sits third to the right of Raju and likes Pokemon....

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...
The one who likes Shaktiman sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the one, who sits opposite to Bhanu....

...
Neither Bhanu nor Raju sits at an extreme ends. Guddu faces Raju....

...The one who likes Sinchan faces the one, who likes Pokemon....

Step 2.

References

...Only two people sit between Munnu and Vacant seat. Munnu does not like Ben 10 and Shaktiman.....

...
Munnu sits at one of the extreme ends...

...Vacant seats are not opposite to each other....

...Vacant seat of row-1 is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu...

...
Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Bhanu also does not sit at any of the extreme ends....

Step 3.

References

...Tanu is not an immediate neighbour of Chotu...

...
Shalu likes Hatori. The one who likes Shaktiman faces the one who likes Noddy....

...Chotu is not an immediate neighbour of Guddu.Pinky, who likes neither Ben 10 nor Tom & Jerry, does not face vacant seat...

...
Two persons can sit between Chotu and Shalu, who sits third to the right of the one, who likes Oggy....

...The person who likes Doramon and Noddy are adjacent to each other...

...Shalu does not like Doramon and Noddy...

Step 4.  By elimination, we get