# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for RRB Prelims Set 53

The following Seating Arrangements are based on the puzzles/arrangements asked in IBPS RRB PO Prelims held on 9th and 10th September 2017.

Directions (1 â€“ 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight persons – A, B, C, D, P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circle not in same order. Three of them are facing towards the centre of circle while others are facing outside.

D is sitting third to right of A. There are 2 persons between D and Q. C and P are immediate neighbors and both are facing opposite direction. C and P both are not immediate neighbors of Q. S is sitting third to right of C. There is one person sitting between S and R. Q and D are facing opposite directions (like if Q is facing inside, then D is facing outside and vice versa). B is sitting immediate left of D. S sits second to right of R. D and S faces same direction.Â D and C faces opposite direction.

1. Who is sitting second to left of Q?
A) A
B) D
C) S
D) B
E) P
Â Â Option D
Arrangement:
D is sitting third to right of A. There are 2 persons between D and Q. C and P are immediate neighbors and both are facing opposite direction. C and P both are not immediate neighbors of Q.

Next –Â S is sitting third to right of C. There is one person sitting between S and R. So

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Next —Â Q and D are facing opposite directions (like if Q is facing inside, then D is facing outside and vice versa). B is sitting immediate left of D.
In 1st figure – D faces outside, so Q inside. In 2nd figure –Â D faces inside, so Q outside
S sits second to right of R.
Last statement makes 5 people facing inside in figure 2, so figure 2 gets discarded.

2. Who is sitting opposite S?
A) C
B) P
C) D
D) A
E) Q
Â Â Option B
3. Who is sitting third to right of P?
A) Q
B) D
C) R
D) B
E) A
Â Â Option A
4. Which of the following persons faces towards the centre?
A) B, D, S
B) A, D, P
C) A, C, Q
D) C, Q, S
E) None of these
Â Â Option C
5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
A) Q – C
B) B – Q
C) P – S
D) A – B
E) D – R
Â Â Option B
Other 4 pairs are sitting opposite to each other.

Directions (6 â€“ 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Ten people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 A, B, C, D, and E are seated and all of them are facing South. In row-2 P, Q, R, S, and T 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.

B is sitting at second position from right end of row. The person who is sitting second to left of Q is facing B. T is immediate neighbor of P. Either of T or P is sitting at one of the extreme ends of line. D is sitting opposite S. E is sitting second to the right of D. The person who is facing P is sitting second to right of A. R faces one who is sitting second to left of D.

1. Which of the following is true as per the above arrangement?
A) Q is one place away from P
B) E is sitting second to left of D
C) Two persons are sitting between B and C
D) B is facing S
E) C is not sitting at an extreme end.
Â Â Option C
Arrangement:

E…….B…….D……..A………C —– facing SouthT…….P…….S………Q……..R —– facing North
2. Who is facing C?
A) Q

B) R
C) T
D) P
E) S
Â Â Option B
3. How many persons are sitting between P and Q?
A) None

B) Three
C) One
D) Two
E) cannot be determined
Â Â Option C
4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
A) A – S

B) D – Q
C) E – P
D) B – Q
E) C – Q
Â Â Option D

5. Which of the following pairs is sitting at extreme end of lines?
A) C, P

B) C, T
C) R, P
D) E, A
E) None of these
Â Â Option B

## 22 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for RRB Prelims Set 53”

1. tennacious learner

hw second diagram discarded in 1st puzzle
one comes frm p, one frm d, one from r
only 3 inside direction we will get, no info about b, s direction hw we can say they r inside directed

2. jaga

thank u

9 no ka ans d ho sakta hai

3. deepali

thnkyou az

4. à¸„à¸£Ñ’

Thanks Ma’am ðŸ™‚

5. Richa

bole to 12 friend hai pr hai total 10.

6. bhanu

1st puzzle can be like this also
d b r q s a p c (clock wise)

d c s -inside
b r q a p-outside
this also satisfies the given condition

1. Bishwas Choubey

you say right but solution is not match

1. bhanu

its also a possibility

2. Navyaaaa

maine b yhi bnaya tha, fir meko lga kuch gadbad ho gyi h to dusra bna diya ðŸ˜›

3. Naveen Kumar

same here i also get this figure

7. yuvi

mam 1st puzzle ke 2-2 ans aa rhe..

1. Ghani bawari??

Han

8. aspirant

10/10

9. best buddy

First puzzle me 2 possible answer as rhe h.

10. Ghani bawari??

Ten people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each??

11. Navyaaaa

@shubhra mam

agar facing south hai to left end, right end bhi change ho jata h kya.
maine B ko dusri tarf bitha uske bad confusion hi confusion, jo solution mai h wo to left end h na.. pls clarify

12. Navyaaaa

ty az

13. ravi07khode@gmail.com

maza aa gya

14. Robin

1st pura question hi galat ef k jaga qr hoga and inside and outside me vi problem Hain

15. karthik