Direction to solve:

In this type of questions, some clues regarding seating or placing sequence (linear or circular) of some persons or items is given. The candidate is required to form the proper sequence using these clues and answer the given questions accordingly


(i) There are seven books one each on psychology, Hindi, English, sociology, Economics, Education and accountancy, lying on a table one above the other.

(ii) Sociology is on the top of all the books.

(iii) Accountancy is immediately below Education which is immediately below Sociology.

(iv) Economics is immediately above Psychology but not in the middle.

(v) Hindi is, immediately below Psychology.

In a shop, the items were arranged on a shelf consisting of six rows. Biscuits are arranged above the tins of chocolates but below the rows of packets of chips, cakes are at the bottom and the bottles of peppermints are below the chocolates. The topmost row had the display of jam bottles. Where exactly are the bottles of peppermints? Mention the place from the top.

A) second

B) third

C) forth

D) fifth


Six people A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting on the ground in a hexagonal shape. All the sides of the hexagon so formed are of the same length. A is not adjacent to B or C; D is not adjacent to C or E; B and C are adjacent; F is in the middle of D and C.

Who is at the same distance from D as E is from D ?

A) B

B) C

C) D

D) F


(l) Six children B, D, C, M, J and K are split into two groups of three each and are made to stand in two rows in such a way that a child in one row is exactly facing a child in the other row

(il) M is not at the ends of any row and is to the right of J, who is faring C. K is to the left of D, who is facing M.

A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting around a round table. A is between E and F, E is opposite D, and C is not in either of the neighbouring seats of E. who is opposite to B ?

A) C

B) D

C) F

D) None of these


Six flats on a floor in two rows facing North and South are allotted to P, Q, R, S, T and U.

(B) Q gets a North facing flat and is not next to S.

(C) S and U get diagonally opposite flats.

(D) R, next to U, gets a South facing flat and T gets a North facing flat

The flats of which of the other pairs than SU, are diagonally opposite to each other?






(i) A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting on a wall and all of them are facing east.

(ii) C is on the immediate right of D.

(iii) B is at an extreme end and has E as his neighbour.

(iv) G is between E and F.

(v) D is sitting third from the south end.

Name the person who should change place with C such that he gets the third place from the north end.

A) E

B) F

C) G

D) D

E) None of these