Linear Arrangement


Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Ten people are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. D sits third to the left of A. P faces immediate neighbour of D. R sits second to the right of P. only one person sits between Q and S. B and E are immediate neighbours. E does not face P and Q.

  1. Who amongst the following are sitting exactly in the middle of the rows?
    1. P, E
    2. S, D
    3. S, A
    4. A, R
    5. P, B

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    According to question , we can say that
    In row 1, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north. P faces immediate neighbour of D. R sits second to the right of P.

    Correct Option: E

    According to question , we can say that
    In row 1, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north.
    From figure it is clear that P and B are sitting exactly in the middle of the rows .



  1. Who amongst the following faces S?
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E

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    According to question , we can say that
    In row 1, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north.

    Correct Option: E

    According to question , we can say that
    In row 1, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north.
    From figure we can see that E amongst the following faces S .




Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. Either Q or the person living on the 6th floor sits at the extreme ends of the line. Only one person sits between Q and W. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor. P and R are immediate neighbours of each other. P does not live on the 6th floor. One who lives on the 5th floor sits third to right of the one who lives on the 7th floor.

  1. Who amongst the following lives on the 4th floor?
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S
    5. V

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    As per the given above question , we have
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor. P and R are immediate neighbours of each other. P does not live on the 6th floor.

    Correct Option: A

    As per the given above question , we have
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor. P and R are immediate neighbours of each other. P does not live on the 6th floor.
    From figure it is clear that S amongst the following lives on the 4th floor .



  1. On which of the following floors does T live?
    1. 1st
    2. 2nd
    3. 5th
    4. 6th
    5. 7th

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    According to question , we can say that
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor.

    Correct Option: B

    According to question , we can say that
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor.
    Clearly , 2nd floor is required answer .




  1. How many floors are there between the floors on which V and P live?
    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four
    5. None

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    According to question , we can say that
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor.

    Correct Option: C

    According to question , we can say that
    P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from one to seven. Q sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. W lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of S. S is not an immediate neighbor of W. Only one person lives between T and the person who lives on the 2nd floor.
    Except S, all others live on a floor with odd number.
    Therefore , There are three floors between the floors on which V and P live .