# Seating Arrangement for SBI PO 2019 and IBPS PO 2019 | Seating Arrangement Puzzles PDF for Bank PO 2019 Exams at Smartkeeda

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

Anil, Bihu, Charu, Disha, Esha, Farah, Geet and Hina are sitting around a square table such that four of them sit on each of the corners and four on each sides of the table. All of them are facing towards the centre of the table but not necessarily in the same order. Everyone is related to Hina as father, mother, brother, spouse, daughter, son and niece.

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.  Only one person sits between Farah and Anil, who is the son of Geet and Anil.. Bihu is not adjacent to any female. Geet sits immediate right of Hina. Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Charu. Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha. Bihu belongs to the third generation. Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu. Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.
Important for :
1
If Hina's brother sits immediate right of Bihu then who sits second to the left of Anil?
» Explain it
C
If Hina's brother(Farah) sits immediate right of Bihu then Hina's mother (Geet) sits second to the left of Anil.

Hence option C is correct.

Final Arrangement and Family tree:

Common Explanation:

Reference:

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.
Bihu belongs to the third generation.
Bihu is not adjacent to any female.
Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu.
Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.

Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that Hina is female.
With reference to the last two hints, we can conclude that Esha is daughter of Hina and Charu both, since Hina is female, so Charu would be male.
Bihu belongs to third generation and is a male, that signifies that Bihu is the son of Charu and Hina, because from the given relations, ‘son’ is the only relation that denotes male from third generation.
Thus following seating arrangement and family tree can be observed.

Reference:

Geet sits immediate right of Hina.
Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Char
u.

Inference:

Thus Disha is the daughter of Hina’s brother i.e. Hina’s niece.
At this point we cannot determine the gender of Anil.

Reference:

Only one person sits between Farah, who is the son of Geet and Anil.
Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha.

Inference:

As no female can sit adjacent to Bihu, thus the only place left for Disha is second to the left of Bihu.
Thus with reference to second hint, Geet is Hina’s mother and sits immediate left of Disha.
Position of Farah and Anil can be fixed as immediate right and left of Bihu.

2
How is Anil related to Charu?
» Explain it
B
Anil is the father-in-law of Charu.

Hence option B is correct.

Final Arrangement and Family tree:

Common Explanation:

Reference:

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.
Bihu belongs to the third generation.
Bihu is not adjacent to any female.
Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu.
Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.

Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that Hina is female.
With reference to the last two hints, we can conclude that Esha is daughter of Hina and Charu both, since Hina is female, so Charu would be male.
Bihu belongs to third generation and is a male, that signifies that Bihu is the son of Charu and Hina, because from the given relations, ‘son’ is the only relation that denotes male from third generation.
Thus following seating arrangement and family tree can be observed.

Reference:

Geet sits immediate right of Hina.
Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Char
u.

Inference:

Thus Disha is the daughter of Hina’s brother i.e. Hina’s niece.
At this point we cannot determine the gender of Anil.

Reference:

Only one person sits between Farah, who is the son of Geet and Anil.
Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha.

Inference:

As no female can sit adjacent to Bihu, thus the only place left for Disha is second to the left of Bihu.
Thus with reference to second hint, Geet is Hina’s mother and sits immediate left of Disha.
Position of Farah and Anil can be fixed as immediate right and left of Bihu.

3
How is Hina related to the one who sits opposite to Hina?
» Explain it
D
HIna is the mother of the person sitting opposite to her.

Hence option D is correct.

Final Arrangement and Family tree:

Common Explanation:

Reference:

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.
Bihu belongs to the third generation.
Bihu is not adjacent to any female.
Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu.
Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.

Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that Hina is female.
With reference to the last two hints, we can conclude that Esha is daughter of Hina and Charu both, since Hina is female, so Charu would be male.
Bihu belongs to third generation and is a male, that signifies that Bihu is the son of Charu and Hina, because from the given relations, ‘son’ is the only relation that denotes male from third generation.
Thus following seating arrangement and family tree can be observed.

Reference:

Geet sits immediate right of Hina.
Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Char
u.

Inference:

Thus Disha is the daughter of Hina’s brother i.e. Hina’s niece.
At this point we cannot determine the gender of Anil.

Reference:

Only one person sits between Farah, who is the son of Geet and Anil.
Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha.

Inference:

As no female can sit adjacent to Bihu, thus the only place left for Disha is second to the left of Bihu.
Thus with reference to second hint, Geet is Hina’s mother and sits immediate left of Disha.
Position of Farah and Anil can be fixed as immediate right and left of Bihu.

4
Which of the following person sits third to the right of person who sits opposite to disha?
» Explain it
C
In the Following common explanation it is clear that Geet sits third to the right of person who sits opposite to disha.

Hence, option C is correct.

Final Arrangement and Family tree:

Common Explanation:

Reference:

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.
Bihu belongs to the third generation.
Bihu is not adjacent to any female.
Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu.
Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.

Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that Hina is female.
With reference to the last two hints, we can conclude that Esha is daughter of Hina and Charu both, since Hina is female, so Charu would be male.
Bihu belongs to third generation and is a male, that signifies that Bihu is the son of Charu and Hina, because from the given relations, ‘son’ is the only relation that denotes male from third generation.
Thus following seating arrangement and family tree can be observed.

Reference:

Geet sits immediate right of Hina.
Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Char
u.

Inference:

Thus Disha is the daughter of Hina’s brother i.e. Hina’s niece.
At this point we cannot determine the gender of Anil.

Reference:

Only one person sits between Farah, who is the son of Geet and Anil.
Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha.

Inference:

As no female can sit adjacent to Bihu, thus the only place left for Disha is second to the left of Bihu.
Thus with reference to second hint, Geet is Hina’s mother and sits immediate left of Disha.
Position of Farah and Anil can be fixed as immediate right and left of Bihu.

5
Find the odd one out.
» Explain it
D
In the Following common explanation it is clear that Hina sits Opposite to Bihu.

Hence, option D is correct.

Final Arrangement and Family tree:

Common Explanation:

Reference:

Hina’s husband sits third to the right of Bihu who is a male.
Bihu belongs to the third generation.
Bihu is not adjacent to any female.
Esha sits adjacent to her father Charu.
Hina sits second to the right of her daughter Esha.

Inference:

With the first hint it is clear that Hina is female.
With reference to the last two hints, we can conclude that Esha is daughter of Hina and Charu both, since Hina is female, so Charu would be male.
Bihu belongs to third generation and is a male, that signifies that Bihu is the son of Charu and Hina, because from the given relations, ‘son’ is the only relation that denotes male from third generation.
Thus following seating arrangement and family tree can be observed.

Reference:

Geet sits immediate right of Hina.
Disha is the granddaughter of Anil but not the daughter of Char
u.

Inference:

Thus Disha is the daughter of Hina’s brother i.e. Hina’s niece.
At this point we cannot determine the gender of Anil.

Reference:

Only one person sits between Farah, who is the son of Geet and Anil.
Hina’s mother sits to the immediate left of Disha.

Inference:

As no female can sit adjacent to Bihu, thus the only place left for Disha is second to the left of Bihu.
Thus with reference to second hint, Geet is Hina’s mother and sits immediate left of Disha.
Position of Farah and Anil can be fixed as immediate right and left of Bihu.

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