Linear Arrangement


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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. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    1. R
    2. S
    3. C
    4. T
    5. A

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    As per the given above question , we can see 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.
    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. All others are sitting at the ends .

    Correct Option: B

    As per the given above question , we can see 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.
    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. All others are sitting at the ends .



  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    1. T - E
    2. Q - C
    3. S - B
    4. R - A
    5. P - D

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    From the given above 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.
    In all other, the second is the neighbour of the one facing the first.

    Correct Option: D

    From the given above 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.
    In all other, the second is the neighbour of the one facing the first.R and A is the one that does not belong to that group .




Direction: Study the following information to answer the given questions:

  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    1. W
    2. T
    3. S
    4. P
    5. Q

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    On the basis of above given question , we can say that
    The floor number of every person is written by increasing 1 in their actual floor number but that of Q it is written by decreasing 1.

    Correct Option: E

    On the basis of above given question , we can say that The floor number of every person is written by increasing 1 in their actual floor number but that of Q it is written by decreasing 1.Hence , Q is correct answer .


  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    1. T – 2nd floor
    2. R – 7th floor
    3. V – 3rd floor
    4. S – 5th floor
    5. Q – 6th floor

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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. Either Q or the person living on the 6th floor sits at the extreme ends of the line.

    Correct Option: E

    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. Either Q or the person living on the 6th floor sits at the extreme ends of the line.
    From above it is clear that Q person live on the 6th floor .



  1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement?
    1. The one who lives on the 5th floor is an immediate neighbour of S.
    2. V lives on the 1st floor
    3. T sits second to the left of the person who lives on the 2nd floor
    4. R and V are immediate neighbours of each other
    5. The one who lives on the 4th floor sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.

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    As per the given above question , we have

    Floor:1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Original
    Arrangement :T V W S P R Q
    In alphabetical
    Order : P Q R S T V W

    Correct Option: E

    As per the given above question , we have

    Floor:1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Original
    Arrangement :T V W S P R Q
    In alphabetical
    Order : P Q R S T V W

    Clearly , The one who lives on the 4th floor sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.