# Seating Arrangement Puzzle with Blood Relation Concept for SBI Clerk Pre 2018

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

Five family members Rohan, Nitya, Mona, Lokesh and Manu, go to a movie and sit next to each other in the front row of the theatre. Rohan is sitting third to the right of his daughter. Nitya is sitting next to Mona, whose husband is the brother of Nitya. Rohan is sitting next to Manu. Lokesh is not sitting with Rohan’s son. Lokesh is sitting on the left end and the mother of Lokesh is Mona, who is the wife of Rohan. Nitya is sitting on the right of Mona and Lokesh. Nitya and Rohan are sitting together.
Important for :
1
What is the position of Mona with respect to the father of Lokesh in the given seating arrangement?
» Explain it
B
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that Mona is second to the left of Rohan, who is father of Lokesh.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Nitya is sitting next to Mona, whose husband is the brother of Nitya...

...Lokesh is sitting on the left end and the mother of Lokesh is Mona, who is the wife of Rohan...

...Nitya is sitting on the right of Mona and Lokesh...

Step 2.

References

...Nitya and Rohan are sitting together...

...Lokesh is not sitting with Rohan’s son...

...Rohan is sitting next to Manu...

...Rohan is sitting third to the right of his daughter...

2
How is the daughter of Rohan related to Nitya among the family members?
» Explain it
A
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get

We can clearly observe from the figure that daughter of Rohan, Lokesh is niece of Nitya.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Nitya is sitting next to Mona, whose husband is the brother of Nitya...

...Lokesh is sitting on the left end and the mother of Lokesh is Mona, who is the wife of Rohan...

...Nitya is sitting on the right of Mona and Lokesh...

Step 2.

References

...Nitya and Rohan are sitting together...

...Lokesh is not sitting with Rohan’s son...

...Rohan is sitting next to Manu...

...Rohan is sitting third to the right of his daughter...

3
If the position of Nitya and Manu are interchanged, then who among the following does sit immediate right of Lokesh’s mother?
» Explain it
C
By referring to the final seating arrangement chart, we get that

If Nitya and Manu interchange their positions, then Manu (who is son of Rohan) will sit on the immediate right of Lokesh's mother i.e. Mona.

Common Explanation:

Step 1.

References

...Nitya is sitting next to Mona, whose husband is the brother of Nitya...

...Lokesh is sitting on the left end and the mother of Lokesh is Mona, who is the wife of Rohan...

...Nitya is sitting on the right of Mona and Lokesh...

Step 2.

References

...Nitya and Rohan are sitting together...

...Lokesh is not sitting with Rohan’s son...

...Rohan is sitting next to Manu...

...Rohan is sitting third to the right of his daughter...