# Seating Arrangement UPSC Questions

## Seating Arrangement MCQ Questions

1.

Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H sit around a circular table, equidistant from each other, facing the centre of the table, not necessarily in the same order. B and D sit neither adjacent to C nor opposite to C. A sits in between E and D and F sits in between B and H. Which one of the following is definitely correct?

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A.

B sits in between A and G

B.

C sits opposite to G

C.

E sits opposite to F

D.

None of the above

D. None of the above

2.

Three persons A, B and C are standing in a queue not necessarily in the same order. There are 4 persons between A and B, and 7 persons between B and C. If there are 11 persons ahead of C and 13 behind A, what could be the minimum number of persons in the queue?

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A.

22

B.

28

C.

32

D.

38

A. 22

3.

The letters A, B, C, D and E are arranged in such a way that there are exactly two letters between A and E. How many such arrangements are possible?

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A.

12

B.

18

C.

24

D.

36

C. 24

4.

If 2 boys and 2 girls are to be arranged in a row so that the girls are not next to each other, how many possible arrangements are there?

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A.

3

B.

6

C.

12

D.

24

C. 12

5.

Five people A, B, C, D and E are seated about a round table. Every chair is spaced equidistant from adjacent chairs.
(i) C is seated next to A
(ii) A is seated two seats from D
(iii) B is not seated next to A
On the basis of above information, which of the following must be true?
1. D is seated next to B
2. E is seated next to A
3. D and C are separated by two seats
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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A.

1 only

B.

3 only

C.

1 and 2 only

D.

Neither 1 nor 2 nor 3

C. 1 and 2 only

6.

Consider the following: A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are standing in a row facing North.
B is not neighbour of G.
F is to the immediate right of G and neighbour of E.
G is not at the extreme end.
A is sixth to the left of E.
H is sixth to the right of C.
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above?

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A.

C is to the immediate left of A.

B.

D is immediate neighbour of B and F.

C.

G is to the immediate right of D.

D.

A and E are at the extreme ends.  