###### Important Seating Arrangement Questions with Answer For SSC CPO

1. Five men A, B, C, D and E read a newspaper. The one who reads first gives it to C, the one who reads last had taken it from A. E was not the first or last to read. There were two readers between B and A. Find the person who read the newspaper last.

(1) E

(2) B

(3) D

(4) A

2. In a row of boys, if A who is 10th from the left and B who is 9th from the right interchange their positions, A becomes 15th from left. How many boys are there in the row?

(1) 23

(2) 27

(3) 28

(4) 31

3. Of the five members of a panel sitting in a row, A is to the left of B, but on the right of C, D is on the right of B but is on the left of E. Find the member who is sitting in the middle.

(1) B

(2) D

(3) A

(4) C

4. 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 on the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position is A sitting ?

(1) Between B and D

(2) Between B and C

(3) Between E and D

(4) Between C and E

5. A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre, and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. Then who is on the right of P ?

(1) A

(2) X

(3) S

(4) Z

6. A, B, C, D, E, F & G are sitting in line facing the East. C is immediate right of D. B is at an extreme end and has E as his neighbour. G is between E and F. D is sitting third from the South end. Who are the persons sitting at the extreme ends ?

(1) A & E

(2) A & B

(3) F & B

(4) C & D

7. Five boys are sitting in a row. a is on the right of B, E is on the left of B, but to the right of C. If A is on the left of D, who is sitting in the middle ?

(1) E

(2) B

(3) A

(4) C

8. While the group photo of a family was taken, the father was found to be sitting to the left of the son and right to the grandfather. Mother was sitting to the right of her daughter but left to grandfather. Who is occupying the central place ?

(1) Son

(2) Grandfather

(3) Father

(4) Mother

**Directions (9-10) :**

Seven boys A, B, C, D, E, F and G are stand in a straight line as follows :

- C is standing between A and G.
- B is standing to the left of E.
- G is standing between C and E.
- D and F are to the right of C.

9. Who is standing exactly in the middle ?

(1) C

(2) A

(3) E

(4) D

10. Who is standing to the extreme left ?

(1) F

(2) C

(3) B

(4) E

11. Six friends are sitting in a cricle and playing cards. Kenny is to the left of Danny. Michael is in between Bobby and Johnny. Roger is in between Kenny and Bobby. Who is sitting to the right of Michael ?

(1) Danny

(2) Johnny

(3) Kenny

(4) Bobby

12. Out the six members panel sitting in a row ‘U’ is to the left of ‘V’ but on the right of ‘W’ who is to the right of ‘X’ and ‘Y’ is at the right of ‘Z’ who is to the left of ‘X’. Find the members sitting right in the middle.

(1) ZY

(2) XW

(3) UV

(4) WV

13. Of the six members of a panel sitting in a row X is to the left of Q but on the right of P. Y is on the right of Q but is on the left of Z, Z is to the left of R. Find the members who are at the extreme ?

(1) QZ

(2) XZ

(3) PR

(4) QY

14. Six girl are standing in a circle facing to the centre. Bindu is to the left of Viji. Rekha is in between Bindu and Mumtaz. Jessa is in between Viji and Nirmala. Who is to the left of Mumtaz ?

(1) Rekha

(2) Nirmala

(3) Viji

(4) Bindu

15. In a row of children, Ravi is fourth from right and Sham is second from left. When they interchange positions Ravi is ninth from right. What will be Sham’s position from left ?

(1) Fifth

(2) Sixth

(3) Seventh

(4) Eighth

16. In a classroom, there are 5 rows, and 5 children A, B, C, D and E are seated one behind the other in 5 separate rows as follows : A is sitting behind C, but in front of B. C is sitting behind E. D is sitting in front of E. The order in which they are sitting from the first row to the last is

(1) DECAB

(2) BACED

(3) ACBDE

(4) ABEDC

17. A group of friends are sitting in an arrangement one each at the corner of an octagon. All are facing the centre. Mahima is sitting diagonally opposite Rama, who is on Sushma’s right. Ravi is next to Sushma and opposite Girdhar, who is on Chandra’s left. Savitri is not on Mahima’s right but opposite Shalini. Who is on Shalini’s right ?

(1) Ravi

(2) Mahima

(3) Girdhar

(4) Rama

18. Five people are sitting in a row facing you. Y is at the left of X, W is sitting at the right of Z. V is sitting at the right of X and W is sitting at the left of Y. If Z is sitting at one end who is in the middle ?

(1) V

(2) X

(3) Y

(4) Z

19. A, B, C, D and E are 5 schools facing towards north. A is in the middle of E and B. E is to the right of D. If C and D are at two ends, which school is on the left side of C ?

(1) E

(2) A

(3) D

(4) B

20. Six persons A, B, C, D, E, F sit in 2 rows, 3 in each. If E is not at any end, D is second to left of F, C is neighbour of E and is sitting diagonally opposite to D and B is neighbour of F, who will be opposite to B ?

(1) A

(2) E

(3) C

(4) D

21. Five girls M, N, O, P and Q are standing in a row. P is on the right of Q. N is on the left of Q, but is on the right of M. P is on the left of O. Who is standing on the extreme right?

(1) Q

(2) N

(3) O

(4) P

22. Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R are sitting in two rows, three in each. Q is not at the end of any row. P is second to the left of R. O is the neighbour of Q and is sitting diagonally opposite to P. N is the neighbour of R. On the basis of this information who is facing N ?

(1) R

(2) Q

(3) P

(4) M

23. Five students A, B, C, D, E are sitting in a circle facing each other, If E is between A and D and A is to the right of B, then who is to the left of B?

(1) A

(2) B

(3) C

(4) E

24. There are three girls G1 , G2 ,G3 and three boys B1 , B2 , B3 in a school talk. The restriction is no two girls should speak together. If in an arrangement B1 speaks first what is the position of B2 and G2 ?

(1) 2nd and 3^{rd}

(2) 3rd and 4^{th}

(3) 4th and 5^{th}

(4) 5th and 6^{th}

25. Five students are sitting in a row. S is on the right of L, P is on the left of L but is on the right of K, S is on the left of Q. The first student in the row from the left is

(1) K

(2) L

(3) p

(4) S

26. Four friends were playing a game of cards sitting in a circle. Shankar was right to Ram and Gopal was left to Arvind. Which one of the following pairs were the partners?

(1) Ram and Arvind

(2) Gopal and Shankar

(3) Ram and Shankar

(4) Gopal and Ram

27. 4 girls and 3 boys (G1 , G2 , G3 , G4 ) and (B1 , B2 , B3 ) are to sit for a dinner such that no two boys should sit together nor two girls. If they are successively sitting, what is the position of B2 and G3 ?

(1) 3rd and 4^{th}

(2) 4th and 5^{th}

(3) 5th and 6^{th}

(4) 2nd and 3^{rd}

28. Five boys A1 , A2 , A3 , A4 , A5 , are sitting on the ladder in this way –– A5 is above A1 , A3 under A2 , A2 under A1 and A4 above A3 .Who sits at the bottom?

(1) A1

(2) A3

(3) A5

(4) A2

29. Of the five members standing in a row R is to the right of U but to the left of Q. P is to the right of Q but to the left of S. Find the member in the middle of row.

(1) R

(2) Q

(3) P

(4) S

30. Four girls and four boys are sitting in a square facing the centre. They are sitting one each at the corners and one each at the mid-points of the sides of the square. Madhu is sitting diagonally opposite to Usha who is to Geetha’s right. Roy is next to Geetha and opposite to Gopi who is on Bose’s left. Suma is not on Madhu’s right but opposite to Prema. Who is opposite to Bose?

(1) Geetha

(2) Prema

(3) Suma

(4) Madhu