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MBA Logical Reasoning Questions & Answers – Seating Arrangement Set-II

Jul 25, 2016 14:44 IST

    Questions on seating arrangement topic are common in the CAT exam in the Logical Reasoning Section. These questions could come in any sequence (such as linear arrangement, circular arrangement, or matrix arrangement). One puzzle on seating arrangement carries around 4-5 questions to test the aptitude of an aspirant. The given below puzzle on seating arrangement aims to sharpen and strengthen your analytical thinking skills.

    Practise test of Seating Arrangement

    Directions (1 - 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

    Z, Y, X, W, V, U, T and S are sitting around a circle facing the center but not necessarily in the same order.

    • Ysits second to the left of S’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbor of Y.
    • W’s daughter sits second to the right of U. U is the sister of T. U is not an immediate neighbor of S’s husband.
    • Only one person sits between Z and U. Z is father of T.
    • S’s brother W sits on the immediate left of S’s mother.
    • Only one person sits between S’s mother and V.

    Only one person sits between S and T. T is the mother of X. T is not an immediate neighbor of V.

    1. What is the position of Z with respect to his mother-in-law?

    a) Immediate left

    b) Third to the right

    c) Third to the left

    d) Second to the right

    2. Who amongst the following is W’s daughter?

    a) Y

    b) X

    c) V

    d) T

    3. What is the position of Z with respect to his grandchild?

    a) Immediate right

    b) Third to the right

    c) Third to the left

    d) Second to the left

    4. How many people sit between T and her uncle?

    a) One

    b) Two

    c) Three

    d) Four

    5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

    a) T

    b) X

    c) W

    d) V

    Directions (6 - 10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

    Eight friends S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z like  different fruits – apple , guava, mango, grape, cherry, banana, orange and pineapple. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the centre. U sits third to the right of T. T likes mango. Y is sitting second to the left of X. X is not an immediate neighbor of U or T .The one who likes apple in an immediate neighbor of X. Three people sit between T and the person who likes banana. T, U and also their immediate neighbor do not like grape. Only one person sits between the person who likes grapes and V. The persons who like cherry and pineapple are immediate neighbor of each other. U likes neither pineapple nor cherry. Only one person sits between S and the person who likes guava. S does not like grape or cherry. W does not like grape.

    6. Which of the following is true regarding Z?

    a) Z like the banana.

    b) X and U are immediate neighbors of Z.

    c) One person sits between Z and V.

    d) W sits second to the right of Z                         

    7. Who amongst the following likes cherry?

    a) U

    b) T

    c) X

    d) W

    8. How many person sit between T and the person who likes X, when counted in anti clock wise direction starting from T?

    a) None

    b) One

    c) Two

    d) Five             

    9. Which of the following is true?

    a) T likes banana.

    b) There are three person between U and the person who likes orange.

    c) The person who likes apple is an immediate neighbor of X.

    d) One person sits between Z and Y.

    10. If pineapple is related to X, Z is related to guava, in the same way Cherry is related to?

    a) V

    b) Orange

    c) Pineapple

    d) Mango


    Answers:

    Ques 1

    Ques 2

    Ques 3

    Ques 4

    Ques 5

    Ques 6

    Ques 7

    Ques 8

    Ques 9

    Ques 10

    d

    c

    a

    c

    b

    c

    d

    d

    c

    d

    Explanation:

    Explanation (1):  Y is mother-in-law of Z. Hence, Z’s position with respect to his mother-in-law is second to the right.

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