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Reasoning (Sitting Arrangements)
Here, we deal with the questions having information regarding
arrangement. We are giving some objects and then we have to arrange them
according to information provided. Objects are arranged either in row or in a
circle on the basis of such conditions. In some questions, we will also deal
with other arrangements like square/pentagon/ hexagonal.
Different Types of Sitting Arrangement
There are two types of questions which are asked in various
Type 1 Arrangement around a Closed Path
In such questions, we are giving some clues regarding
arrangement. We have apply these clues on a circle and using these information,
we have to find the solutions of questions associated with them. In this
arrangement, we also deal square/pentagon/ hexagon, questions.
Before solving type 1 questions, following facts are
necessary to know.
For Circular Arrangement
In this arrangement some persons are sitting around a circle
and they facing the centre.
1. Left movement also called clockwise rotation.
2. Right movement also called anti-clockwise rotation.
For Rectangular Arrangement
A « B (Front with each other)
C « D (Front with wach other)
For Hexagonal Arrangement
A « D (Front with each other)
B « E (Front with each other)
C « F (Front with each other)
Directions : Read the following information carefully
and answer the questions based on it:
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are eight friends. They are sitting
around a round table and taking coffee.
(i) P is sitting between U and V
(ii) Q is sitting between W and T
(iii) R is sitting to the third left of V
(iv) W is sitting to the third right of S
Example 1: What is the position of V with respect to S?
(a) immediate left
(b) immediate right
(c) third to the left
(d) fourth to the right