## Seating Arrangement

In order to solve seating arrangement questions, first of all diagram should be made. By doing so questions are easily and quickly solved.
Example 1:
6 Boys are sitting in a circle and facing towards the centre of the circle.
Rajeev is sitting to the right of mohan but he is not just at the left of Vijay.
Suresh is between Babu and Vijay.
Ajay is sitting to the left of Vijay.
Who is sitting to the left of Mohan ?
Solution :
Hence, Babu is sitting to the left of Mohan.

Example 2:
Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are sitting in first line facing to the teacher.
D who is just to the left of F, is to the right of C at second place.
A is second to the right of E who is at one end.
J is the nearest neighbour of A and B and is to the left of G at third place.
H is next to D to the right and is at the third place to the right of I.
Who is just in the middle ?
Solution :
Hence, I is just in the middle.

Example 3:
Siva, Sathish, Amar and Praveen are playing cards. Amar isto the right of Sathish, who is to the right of Siva.
Who is to the right of Amar ?
Solution :
Hence Praveen is to the right of Amar.

Example 4:
A, B and C are three boys while R, S and T are three girls. They are sitting such that the boys are facing the girls.
A and R are diagonally opposite to each other.
C is not sitting at any of the ends.
T is left to R but opposite to C.
(A). Who is sitting opposite to B ?
(B). Who is sitting diagonally opposite to B ?
Solution :
(A). Hence, R is sitting opposite to B.
(B). Hence, S is sitting diagonally opposite to B.

SOLVED EXAMPLES
EXAMPLE 1
Six friends are sitting in a circle and are facing the centre of the circle. Deepa is between Prakash and Pankaj. Priti is between Mukesh and Lalit. Prakash and Mukesh are opposite to each other.
1Who is sitting opposite to Prakash ?
 A. Mukesh B. Deepa C. Pankaj D. Lalit

Hence, Mukesh is sitting opposite to Prakash.
2. Who is just right to Pankaj ?
 A. Deepa B. Lalit C. Prakash D. Priti
3. Who are the neighbours of Mukesh ?
 A. Prakash and Deepa B. Deepa and Priti C. Priti and Pankaj D. Lalit and Priti
4 Who is sitting opposite to Priti ?
 A. Prakash B. Deepa C. Pankaj D. Lalit

EXAMPLE 2:
A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre. A and P are at the ends. R is sitting to the left of A. Who is to the right of P ?
 A. A B. X C. S D. Z
SOLUTION:(b)
The seating arrangement is as follows:

Therefore, right of P is X.

EXAMPLE 3:
A, B, C, D and E are sitting on a bench. A is sitting next to B, C is sitting next to D, D is not sitting with E who is on the left end of the bench. C is on the second position from the right. A is to the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position A is sitting ?
 A. Between B and D B. Between B and C C. Between E and D D. Between C and E
SOLUTION: Option B

Therefore, A is sitting in between B and C.

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