Reasoning Seating Arrangement Quiz For Bank PO 2019 Exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO For Free

Directions: Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
 
Sixteen players Virat, Dhawan, Rohit, Rahul, Vijay, Rayudu, Dhoni, Dinesh, Chahal, Yadav, Raina, Bumrah, Pandya, Ishant, Pujara and Umesh were seated on eight sofas which were arranged around the circular table to attend the BCCI annual meeting. There were two persons on every sofa and all the players were seated facing in the centre but not necessarily in the same order.
 
Virat was third to the left of Umesh. Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person. Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya. Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu. Yadav was to the immediate right of Bumrah and they were on different sofas. Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa. Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas. Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh. Ishant was not neighbouring Rohit's sofa. Chahal and Virat were not on the same sofa. Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan. Virat and Dhawan were neither on the same sofa nor on the neighboring sofas. Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh. Pujara was not seating with Pandya.
1
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
» Explain it
C
Following common explanation, we get "Rohit, Chahal sitting in different sofas".

Remaining 4 pairs were sitting on the same sofa.

Hence, option C is correct.
 


Common Explanation

References:
  • Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu.

Inferences: 

From the above reference, we can start with two cases as follows:


References: 
  • Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya.
  • Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan.
Inferences:

Using the above references, when we move ahead while placing the mentioned players, we find that the second reference above violates the case 1-A and the case 2-A. 


Let's move forward with the remaining two cases.

References:
  • Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa.
  • Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas.
  • Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh.


Inferences:

Here, 1st reference above clearly violates case 2-B as we can observe that we can't place either Chahal or Umesh on the sofa to the right of Dhawan as this sofa is already occupied by Pandya and Rahul. So, moving foward with case 1-B only. 
 
References:
  • Virat was third to the left of Umesh.
  • Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person.
  • Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh.
Inferences:

We get the final seating arrangement as:



» Explain it
D
Following common explanation, we get "Vijay".

Hence, option D is correct.
 


Common Explanation

References:
  • Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu.

Inferences: 

From the above reference, we can start with two cases as follows:


References: 
  • Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya.
  • Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan.
Inferences:

Using the above references, when we move ahead while placing the mentioned players, we find that the second reference above violates the case 1-A and the case 2-A. 


Let's move forward with the remaining two cases.

References:
  • Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa.
  • Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas.
  • Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh.


Inferences:

Here, 1st reference above clearly violates case 2-B as we can observe that we can't place either Chahal or Umesh on the sofa to the right of Dhawan as this sofa is already occupied by Pandya and Rahul. So, moving foward with case 1-B only. 
 
References:
  • Virat was third to the left of Umesh.
  • Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person.
  • Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh.
Inferences:

We get the final seating arrangement as:



3
Which among the following pairs represent the immediate neighbors of Virat?
» Explain it
B
The following common explanation, we get "Raina and Rohit".

Hence, option B is correct.
 


Common Explanation

References:
  • Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu.

Inferences: 

From the above reference, we can start with two cases as follows:


References: 
  • Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya.
  • Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan.
Inferences:

Using the above references, when we move ahead while placing the mentioned players, we find that the second reference above violates the case 1-A and the case 2-A. 


Let's move forward with the remaining two cases.

References:
  • Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa.
  • Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas.
  • Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh.


Inferences:

Here, 1st reference above clearly violates case 2-B as we can observe that we can't place either Chahal or Umesh on the sofa to the right of Dhawan as this sofa is already occupied by Pandya and Rahul. So, moving foward with case 1-B only. 
 
References:
  • Virat was third to the left of Umesh.
  • Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person.
  • Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh.
Inferences:

We get the final seating arrangement as:



4
Who sits third to the left of Dinesh?
» Explain it
A
Following common explanation, we get "Rohit".

Hence, option A is correct.
 


Common Explanation

References:
  • Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu.

Inferences: 

From the above reference, we can start with two cases as follows:


References: 
  • Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya.
  • Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan.
Inferences:

Using the above references, when we move ahead while placing the mentioned players, we find that the second reference above violates the case 1-A and the case 2-A. 


Let's move forward with the remaining two cases.

References:
  • Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa.
  • Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas.
  • Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh.


Inferences:

Here, 1st reference above clearly violates case 2-B as we can observe that we can't place either Chahal or Umesh on the sofa to the right of Dhawan as this sofa is already occupied by Pandya and Rahul. So, moving foward with case 1-B only. 
 
References:
  • Virat was third to the left of Umesh.
  • Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person.
  • Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh.
Inferences:

We get the final seating arrangement as:



5
How many persons sit between Umesh and Ishant, if counted from right of Umesh?
» Explain it
A
Following common explanation, we get "Six persons".

Hence, option A is correct.
 


Common Explanation

References:
  • Ishant and Rayudu were on the same sofa and there were two persons between Pandya and Rayudu.

Inferences: 

From the above reference, we can start with two cases as follows:


References: 
  • Rahul was to the immediate left of Pandya.
  • Rahul was second to the right of Dhawan.
Inferences:

Using the above references, when we move ahead while placing the mentioned players, we find that the second reference above violates the case 1-A and the case 2-A. 


Let's move forward with the remaining two cases.

References:
  • Dhawan's sofa was neighboring Chahal’s sofa and Umesh’s sofa.
  • Rahul and Umesh were on different sofas.
  • Pandya is sixth to the right of Dinesh.


Inferences:

Here, 1st reference above clearly violates case 2-B as we can observe that we can't place either Chahal or Umesh on the sofa to the right of Dhawan as this sofa is already occupied by Pandya and Rahul. So, moving foward with case 1-B only. 
 
References:
  • Virat was third to the left of Umesh.
  • Umesh and Raina were seated at a gap of one person.
  • Dhoni was second to the right of Dinesh.
Inferences:

We get the final seating arrangement as:




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