New Pattern Circular Seating Arrangement Quiz for IBPS Clerk Pre 2018

Directions: Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:

A meeting is fixed for finalizing the house captains of Symboyzia public school. Principal, director, vice principal and senior teachers namely - Aarti, Shweta, Kavya, Ram, Shyam, Gajendra, Amisha and Hakim (not necessarily in the same order) sit around a circular table facing the Centre. Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Aarti is wife of Hakim. Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam. Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram. Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam. Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other. Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta. (In the given information the names mentioned do not suggest the genders in any way.)
1
Who sits third to the left of Shweta?
» Explain it
B
Hakim sits third to the left of Shweta.

Option B, is hence the correct answer.

Final arrangement:




Common explanation:

Reference:

Aarti is wife of Hakim.
Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam.


Inference:

Arti is a female and Hakim is a male member.




Reference:

Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam.
Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram.


Inference:




Reference:

Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other.
Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Inference:

As, neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours, and we know Hakim is a male member therefore Kavya is a female member.



 
Shyam must be the male member, following the same condition.




Reference:

Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta.

Inference:

So, Gajendra is a male member and Shweta is a female member in the meeting.




Final arrangement:


2
How many people sit between Shweta and Gajendra when counted in anti-clockwise direction from Shweta?
» Explain it
A
2 persons are sitting between Shweta and Gajendra when counted in anti-clockwise direction from Shweta.

Option A, is hence the correct answer.

Final arrangement:




Common explanation:

Reference:

Aarti is wife of Hakim.
Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam.


Inference:

Arti is a female and Hakim is a male member.




Reference:

Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam.
Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram.


Inference:




Reference:

Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other.
Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Inference:

As, neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours, and we know Hakim is a male member therefore Kavya is a female member.



 
Shyam must be the male member, following the same condition.




Reference:

Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta.

Inference:

So, Gajendra is a male member and Shweta is a female member in the meeting.




Final arrangement:


3
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
» Explain it
E
Kavya is only female member in the group, hence, she does not belong to the group.

Option E, is hence the correct answer.

Final arrangement:




Common explanation:

Reference:

Aarti is wife of Hakim.
Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam.


Inference:

Arti is a female and Hakim is a male member.




Reference:

Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam.
Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram.


Inference:




Reference:

Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other.
Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Inference:

As, neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours, and we know Hakim is a male member therefore Kavya is a female member.



 
Shyam must be the male member, following the same condition.




Reference:

Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta.

Inference:

So, Gajendra is a male member and Shweta is a female member in the meeting.




Final arrangement:


4
Who sits to the immediate right of Ram?
» Explain it
C
Amisha sits to the immediate right of Ram.

Option C, is hence the correct answer.

Final arrangement:




Common explanation:

Reference:

Aarti is wife of Hakim.
Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam.


Inference:

Arti is a female and Hakim is a male member.




Reference:

Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam.
Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram.


Inference:




Reference:

Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other.
Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Inference:

As, neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours, and we know Hakim is a male member therefore Kavya is a female member.



 
Shyam must be the male member, following the same condition.




Reference:

Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta.

Inference:

So, Gajendra is a male member and Shweta is a female member in the meeting.




Final arrangement:


» Explain it
A
Gajendra sits between Amisha and Aarti.

Option A, is hence the correct answer.

Final arrangement:




Common explanation:

Reference:

Aarti is wife of Hakim.
Aarti sits third to the left of Shyam.


Inference:

Arti is a female and Hakim is a male member.




Reference:

Ram is not an immediate neighbour of Aarti or Shyam.
Gajendra sits second to the right of Ram.


Inference:




Reference:

Hakim and Kavya are immediate neighbours of each other.
Neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours.

Inference:

As, neither two males nor two females can be immediate neighbours, and we know Hakim is a male member therefore Kavya is a female member.



 
Shyam must be the male member, following the same condition.




Reference:

Gajendra is not an immediate neighbour of his wife Shweta.

Inference:

So, Gajendra is a male member and Shweta is a female member in the meeting.




Final arrangement:



Seating Arrangement Puzzle Quiz No. 55
 
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