Seating Arrangement With Detailed Explanation for SBI PO 2019 and Download PDF For Free at Smartkeeda

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
 
Hara, Raga, Daha, Gada, Sada, Yaja, Paya, Waha, Edha, Baba and Taha are eleven persons sitting in a row facing north. Each person likes different flowers. They are Azalea, Camellias, Freesia, Hyacinth, Holy, Crocus, Lilac, Daisy, Orchid, Bergamot and Begonia but not necessarily in the same order.
 
Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors. The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors. There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who likes Lilac and the one who likes Bergamot. Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends. Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha. The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha. Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends. Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot. Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias. There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha. Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy. Daha does not like Lilac. The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada. Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia. Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Freesia.
1
Which of the following person sits exactly in the middle?
» Explain it
B
Following the common explanation, we get "Edha" Sixth from both ends. Thus Edha is exactly in the middle.

Hence, option B is correct

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya Raga  Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Common Explanation
 
References:

Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends.
Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends.
The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha.
Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot.
The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors.
Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha.
Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias.
There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.
Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who like Freesia.


Inference:

Based on the given hints following cases can be drawn.

Case 1 - When Yaja is at extreme left end.

Here, Paya can’t sit second or fourth to Waha’s right because then the 7th and 8th hint which states that” Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha” will contradict with each other. The position of Paya will be sixth to the right of Waha.

Flowers Bergamot     Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea      
Persons Yaja Hara/Taha (Hara,Taha)-X Waha (Hara,Taha)-X Baba     Daha Paya Hara/Taha
 
Case 1A

When Paya sits left of Waha- This case is Eliminated because here positions of Baba and Paya coincide.
 
Flowers Bergamot           Camellias Freesia      
Persons Yaja         Paya (Hara,Taha)-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
   
 
Case 1B

When Paya sits right of Waha – This case is Eliminated because here also positions of Baba and Waha coincide.

Flowers Bergamot             Freesia Camellias    
Persons Yaja           Hara,Taha-X Waha Hara,Taha-X Paya Daha
 
Case 2 - When Yaja is at extreme right end.

Here Paya can’t sit second to the right of Freesia because hints that Daha sits second to the right of Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.” will contradict with each other. Therefore Paya is second to the left of Waha in case 2.

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia             Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya Hara,Taha-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
    Baba   Hara/Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Here Paya can’t sit second to the left of Waha because then the condition that only two persons are there  between Daha and Baba will violate, as the positions of Paya and Baba will coincide.
Neither Paya can sit fourth to the left of Waha because then the hint that Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias will violate. Positions of Waha and Daha will coincide.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea   Freesia     Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya   Baba     Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
Waha Hara,Taha-X Hara/Taha Yaja
 
So we’ll continue with Case 1, 2 and 2A.

Reference:

There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who like Lilac and the one who like Bergamot.
Daha does not like Lilac.


Inference:

Case 1

If only 1 person is between Hara and Waha.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia Lilac - X     Lilac     Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha     Baba   Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Reference:

Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors .
Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy.
The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada.
 
Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia.

Inference:

Case 1
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not satisfied.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

It satisfies all the given hints in the following way.

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not fulfilled.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Thus the final arrangement can be obtained from case 2 by assigining the only left position to Raga.

2
Which of the following flowers is liked by Hara?
» Explain it
E
Following the common explanation, we get "Cannot be determined".
 
Hara likes either Orchid/Begonia
 
Hence, option E is correct.
 
Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya Raga  Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Common Explanation
 
References:

Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends.
Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends.
The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha.
Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot.
The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors.
Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha.
Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias.
There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.
Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who like Freesia.


Inference:

Based on the given hints following cases can be drawn.

Case 1 - When Yaja is at extreme left end.

Here, Paya can’t sit second or fourth to Waha’s right because then the 7th and 8th hint which states that” Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha” will contradict with each other. The position of Paya will be sixth to the right of Waha.

Flowers Bergamot     Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea      
Persons Yaja Hara/Taha (Hara,Taha)-X Waha (Hara,Taha)-X Baba     Daha Paya Hara/Taha
 
Case 1A

When Paya sits left of Waha- This case is Eliminated because here positions of Baba and Paya coincide.
 
Flowers Bergamot           Camellias Freesia      
Persons Yaja         Paya (Hara,Taha)-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
   
 
Case 1B

When Paya sits right of Waha – This case is Eliminated because here also positions of Baba and Waha coincide.

Flowers Bergamot             Freesia Camellias    
Persons Yaja           Hara,Taha-X Waha Hara,Taha-X Paya Daha
 
Case 2 - When Yaja is at extreme right end.

Here Paya can’t sit second to the right of Freesia because hints that Daha sits second to the right of Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.” will contradict with each other. Therefore Paya is second to the left of Waha in case 2.

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia             Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya Hara,Taha-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
    Baba   Hara/Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Here Paya can’t sit second to the left of Waha because then the condition that only two persons are there  between Daha and Baba will violate, as the positions of Paya and Baba will coincide.
Neither Paya can sit fourth to the left of Waha because then the hint that Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias will violate. Positions of Waha and Daha will coincide.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea   Freesia     Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya   Baba     Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
Waha Hara,Taha-X Hara/Taha Yaja
 
So we’ll continue with Case 1, 2 and 2A.

Reference:

There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who like Lilac and the one who like Bergamot.
Daha does not like Lilac.


Inference:

Case 1

If only 1 person is between Hara and Waha.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia Lilac - X     Lilac     Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha     Baba   Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Reference:

Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors .
Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy.
The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada.
 
Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia.

Inference:

Case 1
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not satisfied.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

It satisfies all the given hints in the following way.

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not fulfilled.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Thus the final arrangement can be obtained from case 2 by assigining the only left position to Raga.

3
Which of the following persons like Crocus and Lilac respectively?
» Explain it
A
Following the common explanation, we get "Gada-Crocus & Baba-Lilac".
 
Hence, option A is correct.
 
Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya Raga  Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Common Explanation
 
References:

Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends.
Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends.
The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha.
Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot.
The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors.
Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha.
Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias.
There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.
Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who like Freesia.


Inference:

Based on the given hints following cases can be drawn.

Case 1 - When Yaja is at extreme left end.

Here, Paya can’t sit second or fourth to Waha’s right because then the 7th and 8th hint which states that” Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha” will contradict with each other. The position of Paya will be sixth to the right of Waha.

Flowers Bergamot     Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea      
Persons Yaja Hara/Taha (Hara,Taha)-X Waha (Hara,Taha)-X Baba     Daha Paya Hara/Taha
 
Case 1A

When Paya sits left of Waha- This case is Eliminated because here positions of Baba and Paya coincide.
 
Flowers Bergamot           Camellias Freesia      
Persons Yaja         Paya (Hara,Taha)-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
   
 
Case 1B

When Paya sits right of Waha – This case is Eliminated because here also positions of Baba and Waha coincide.

Flowers Bergamot             Freesia Camellias    
Persons Yaja           Hara,Taha-X Waha Hara,Taha-X Paya Daha
 
Case 2 - When Yaja is at extreme right end.

Here Paya can’t sit second to the right of Freesia because hints that Daha sits second to the right of Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.” will contradict with each other. Therefore Paya is second to the left of Waha in case 2.

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia             Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya Hara,Taha-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
    Baba   Hara/Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Here Paya can’t sit second to the left of Waha because then the condition that only two persons are there  between Daha and Baba will violate, as the positions of Paya and Baba will coincide.
Neither Paya can sit fourth to the left of Waha because then the hint that Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias will violate. Positions of Waha and Daha will coincide.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea   Freesia     Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya   Baba     Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
Waha Hara,Taha-X Hara/Taha Yaja
 
So we’ll continue with Case 1, 2 and 2A.

Reference:

There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who like Lilac and the one who like Bergamot.
Daha does not like Lilac.


Inference:

Case 1

If only 1 person is between Hara and Waha.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia Lilac - X     Lilac     Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha     Baba   Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Reference:

Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors .
Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy.
The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada.
 
Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia.

Inference:

Case 1
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not satisfied.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

It satisfies all the given hints in the following way.

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not fulfilled.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Thus the final arrangement can be obtained from case 2 by assigining the only left position to Raga.

» Explain it
E
Following the common explanation, we get "none of these".
 
Hence, option E is correct.
 
Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya Raga  Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Common Explanation
 
References:

Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends.
Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends.
The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha.
Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot.
The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors.
Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha.
Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias.
There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.
Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who like Freesia.


Inference:

Based on the given hints following cases can be drawn.

Case 1 - When Yaja is at extreme left end.

Here, Paya can’t sit second or fourth to Waha’s right because then the 7th and 8th hint which states that” Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha” will contradict with each other. The position of Paya will be sixth to the right of Waha.

Flowers Bergamot     Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea      
Persons Yaja Hara/Taha (Hara,Taha)-X Waha (Hara,Taha)-X Baba     Daha Paya Hara/Taha
 
Case 1A

When Paya sits left of Waha- This case is Eliminated because here positions of Baba and Paya coincide.
 
Flowers Bergamot           Camellias Freesia      
Persons Yaja         Paya (Hara,Taha)-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
   
 
Case 1B

When Paya sits right of Waha – This case is Eliminated because here also positions of Baba and Waha coincide.

Flowers Bergamot             Freesia Camellias    
Persons Yaja           Hara,Taha-X Waha Hara,Taha-X Paya Daha
 
Case 2 - When Yaja is at extreme right end.

Here Paya can’t sit second to the right of Freesia because hints that Daha sits second to the right of Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.” will contradict with each other. Therefore Paya is second to the left of Waha in case 2.

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia             Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya Hara,Taha-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
    Baba   Hara/Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Here Paya can’t sit second to the left of Waha because then the condition that only two persons are there  between Daha and Baba will violate, as the positions of Paya and Baba will coincide.
Neither Paya can sit fourth to the left of Waha because then the hint that Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias will violate. Positions of Waha and Daha will coincide.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea   Freesia     Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya   Baba     Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
Waha Hara,Taha-X Hara/Taha Yaja
 
So we’ll continue with Case 1, 2 and 2A.

Reference:

There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who like Lilac and the one who like Bergamot.
Daha does not like Lilac.


Inference:

Case 1

If only 1 person is between Hara and Waha.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia Lilac - X     Lilac     Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha     Baba   Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Reference:

Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors .
Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy.
The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada.
 
Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia.

Inference:

Case 1
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not satisfied.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

It satisfies all the given hints in the following way.

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not fulfilled.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Thus the final arrangement can be obtained from case 2 by assigining the only left position to Raga.

5
Which of the following person sits between Edha and Baba?
» Explain it
B
Following the common explanation, it is clearly shown in the table that Gada sits between Edha and Baba.

Hence, option B is correct.
 
Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya Raga  Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Common Explanation
 
References:

Waha likes Freesia and sits either fourth from one of the ends.
Yaja likes Bergamot and sits at one of the extreme ends.
The one who likes Camellias sits exactly between Paya and Waha.
Paya is not an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Bergamot.
The one who likes Azalea and the one who likes Camellias are immediate neighbors.
Only two persons sit between Baba and Daha.
Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias.
There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.
Neither Hara nor Taha is an immediate neighbor of the one who like Freesia.


Inference:

Based on the given hints following cases can be drawn.

Case 1 - When Yaja is at extreme left end.

Here, Paya can’t sit second or fourth to Waha’s right because then the 7th and 8th hint which states that” Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha” will contradict with each other. The position of Paya will be sixth to the right of Waha.

Flowers Bergamot     Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea      
Persons Yaja Hara/Taha (Hara,Taha)-X Waha (Hara,Taha)-X Baba     Daha Paya Hara/Taha
 
Case 1A

When Paya sits left of Waha- This case is Eliminated because here positions of Baba and Paya coincide.
 
Flowers Bergamot           Camellias Freesia      
Persons Yaja         Paya (Hara,Taha)-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
   
 
Case 1B

When Paya sits right of Waha – This case is Eliminated because here also positions of Baba and Waha coincide.

Flowers Bergamot             Freesia Camellias    
Persons Yaja           Hara,Taha-X Waha Hara,Taha-X Paya Daha
 
Case 2 - When Yaja is at extreme right end.

Here Paya can’t sit second to the right of Freesia because hints that Daha sits second to the right of Camellias” and “There are as many person sits between Paya and Yaja sits between Hara and Taha.” will contradict with each other. Therefore Paya is second to the left of Waha in case 2.

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia             Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya Hara,Taha-X Waha Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
    Baba   Hara/Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Here Paya can’t sit second to the left of Waha because then the condition that only two persons are there  between Daha and Baba will violate, as the positions of Paya and Baba will coincide.
Neither Paya can sit fourth to the left of Waha because then the hint that Daha sits second to the right of the one who likes Camellias will violate. Positions of Waha and Daha will coincide.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea   Freesia     Bergamot
Persons Hara/Taha Paya   Baba     Daha
(Hara,Taha)-X
Waha Hara,Taha-X Hara/Taha Yaja
 
So we’ll continue with Case 1, 2 and 2A.

Reference:

There are as many persons sit between Hara and Waha sits between the one who like Lilac and the one who like Bergamot.
Daha does not like Lilac.


Inference:

Case 1

If only 1 person is between Hara and Waha.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

Flowers   Azalea Camellias Freesia Lilac - X     Lilac     Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha     Baba   Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Reference:

Gada and Edha are immediate neighbors .
Gada sits second to the left of Sada who likes Daisy.
The person(s) sitting between the one who likes Hyacinth and the one who likes Crocus is same as the person(s) sitting between the one who likes Crocus and Sada.
 
Edha likes Holly and is not an immediate neighbor of the one who like Orchid or Begonia.

Inference:

Case 1
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not satisfied.

Flowers Bergamot   Lilac Freesia   Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X    
Persons Yaja Hara   Waha   Baba     Daha Paya Taha
 
Case 2

It satisfies all the given hints in the following way.

Flowers Orchid/Begonia Azalea Camellias Freesia Hycanith Holly Crocus Lilac Daisy Orchid/Begonia Bergamot
Persons Hara Paya   Waha Daha Edha Gada Baba Sada Taha Yaja
 
Case 2A
Eliminated as 2nd hint is not fulfilled.

Flowers       Azalea Camellias Azalea Lilac - X Freesia Lilac   Bergamot
Persons Taha Paya   Baba     Daha Waha   Hara Yaja
 
Thus the final arrangement can be obtained from case 2 by assigining the only left position to Raga.


Seating Arrangement Puzzle Quiz No. 73
 
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