# CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements

**Answer the next 5 questions based on the information given below.**

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight people sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. E is three positions to the left of A. E is equidistant from A and D. D is two positions to the left of H. G is farthest from E. F and E are adjacent to C.

**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Where is G sitting w.r.t. B?

- (a)
Opposite

- (b)
2nd to the left

- (c)
To the immediate left

- (d)
3rd to the right

- (e)
2nd to the right

Answer: Option B

**Explanation** :

Initially A can be seated on any chair and E is three positions to the left of A. Hence, the arrangement will be:

E is equidistant from A and D. Hence, D is three positions away from E. Also, D is two positions to the left of H. i.e. H is two positions to right of D.

G is farthest from E. The farthest person is always opposite.

F and E are adjacent to C. This is possible when C sits to the right of E and F sits to the right of C.

The only position left for B is between H and D. Hence, the final arrangement is:

Hence, G is second to the left of B.

Hence, option (b).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Who is sitting opposite D?

- (a)
A

- (b)
C

- (c)
D

- (d)
F

- (e)
Can't be determined

Answer: Option B

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

Final arrangement is:

C is opposite D.

Hence, option (b).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Who are the immediate neighbours of D?

- (a)
G and B

- (b)
C and F

- (c)
E and A

- (d)
A and C

- (e)
B and C

Answer: Option A

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

Final arrangement is:

G and B are the immediate neighbours of D.

Hence, option (a).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

The distance between which of the following pairs in the arrangement is the same as the distance between them in the English alphabet?

- (a)
F and G

- (b)
C and H

- (c)
A and C

- (d)
B and D

- (e)
None of these

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

Final arrangement is:

Check options one by one.

A and C are two places away from each other in the alphabet as well as in this arrangement.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which of these statements is true?

- (a)
B sits second to the left of A

- (b)
G sits second to the left of C

- (c)
H sits third to the left of G

- (d)
B sits second to the left of E

- (e)
F sits third to the right of D

Answer: Option D

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

Final arrangement is:

Only the statement in option (d) is true.

Hence, option (d).

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**Answer the next 5 questions based on the information given below.**

Six members of a team sit around a circular table, facing the centre. There are two Coaches, Captain, Vice Captain, Manager and Physio.

- Coach 1 is sitting to the immediate right of Coach 2.
- The Captain is not sitting next to the Vice Captain.
- Coach 1 is equally far from the Manager and the Physio.
- The Vice Captain is sitting to the immediate right of Manager.

**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which member is definitely sitting at the same distance from Coach 1 as Coach 2 is sitting from the Captain?

- (a)
Physio alone

- (b)
Manager alone

- (c)
Coach 2 alone

- (d)
Captain and Vice Captain

- (e)
Manager and Physio

Answer: Option E

**Explanation** :

Initially Coach 2 can be seated on any of the chairs. Coach 1 is to the immediate right of Coach 2, hence the arrangement will be:

Coach 1 is equally far from the Manager and Physio. Hence, Manager and Physio can sit 2 places to the left or right of Coach 1.

Also, Vice Captain is sitting to the immediate right of Manager. This is possible only when Manager sits two places to the right of Coach 1. Hence, the final arrangement is:

The Captain is two places away from Coach 2. Similarly Manager and Physio are two places away from Coach 1.

Hence, option (e).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which member is sitting exactly opposite the Manager?

- (a)
Coach 1

- (b)
Captain

- (c)
Physio

- (d)
Coach 2

- (e)
Manager

Answer: Option D

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

The final arrangement is:

Coach 2 is sitting exactly opposite Manager.

Hence, option (d).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

If one members leaves, leaving an empty seat between the Manager and Physio; who has left?

- (a)
Vice Cpatain

- (b)
Coach 1

- (c)
Coach 2

- (d)
Coach 1 or Coach 2

- (e)
Captain or Coach 1

Answer: Option A

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

The final arrangement is:

If there is one empty seat between the Manager and Physio, it implies that the Vice Captain has left.

Hence, option (a).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

If Coach 1 swaps his seat with the Vice Captain, which of these statements is definitely true?

- (a)
Manager sits between Captain and VC

- (b)
Physio sits between Coach 1 and Manager

- (c)
Vice Captain sits to the immediate left of the Captain

- (d)
Manager sits to the left of Captain

- (e)
Physio sits to the immediate right of Manager

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

After the people swap places, the new arrangement is:

From the figure, only the statement in option (c) is definitely true.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

What is the position of the Vice Captain w.r.t Coach 2?

- (a)
3rd to the right

- (b)
2nd to the left

- (c)
3rd to the left

- (d)
2nd to the right

- (e)
Exactly opposite

Answer: Option B

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question of this set.

The Vice Captain sits second to the left of Coach 2.

Hence, option (b).

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**Answer the following questions based on the information given below.**

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are eight friends sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. They live in exactly one of the following cities viz., Chennai, Ludhiana, Haridwar, Gurgaon, Pune, Chandigarh, Bhopal and Mangalore (in no particular order).

- B sits to the immediate left of the person who lives in Haridwar and is adjacent to G who lives in Ludhiana.
- C sits exactly opposite D and is adjacent to F who lives in Gurgaon.
- The person who lives in Chandigarh sits to the immediate right of E.
- G is adjacent to D and the person who lives in Pune.
- A sits opposite the person who lives in Haridwar
- H does not sit next to someone who lives in Bhopal or Ludhiana.
- H is to the immediate left of A and lives in Chennai.

**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which city does B live?

- (a)
Chennai

- (b)
Ludhiana

- (c)
Pune

- (d)
Mangalore

- (e)
Chandigarh

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Let the seats be 1-8 as shown below:

A is opposite the person who lives in Haridwar. Let A be seated on seat 1. Hence, the person from Haridwar will sit on seat 5.

B is to the immediate left of the person who lives in Haridwar. Hence, B sits on seat 6.

H is to the immediate left of A and lives in Chennai i.e. H lives in Chennai and sits on seat 2.

Also, B is adjacent ot G, who lives in Ludhiana. Since one neighbour of B is on seat 5, that means G lives in Ludhiana and sits on seat 7.

G is adjacent to D and the person who lives in Pune. From the figure above, B lives in Pune and D sits on seat 8.

C is opposite D. Hence, C sits on seat 4. Also, C is adjacent to F, who lives in Gurgaon. One of the two neighbours of C lives in Haridwar (seat 5).

Hence, F lives in Gurgaon and sits on seat 3. Hence, E sits on seat 5 (only remaining seat).

Now, three cities are left - Chandigarh, Bhopal, Mangalore - and three people are left - C, A, D.

The person who lives in Chandigarh is to the immediate right of E. Hence, C lives in Chandigarh.

H is not next to someone who lives in Bhopal. Hence, D lives in Bhopal and A lives in Mangalore. Hence, the final arrangement is:

Hence, B lives in Pune.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which person lives in Bhopal?

- (a)
E

- (b)
D

- (c)
B

- (d)
G

- (e)
C

Answer: Option B

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement is:

D lives in Pune.

Hence, option (b).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Starting from A and going clockwise, how many people are sitting between A and G?

- (a)
1

- (b)
2

- (c)
3

- (d)
4

- (e)
5

Answer: Option E

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement is:

Starting from A and going clockwise, there are four people (H, F, C, E, B) sitting between A and G.

Hence, option (e).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Who is sitting opposite E?

- (a)
D

- (b)
The person who lives in Mangalore

- (c)
E

- (d)
H

- (e)
The person who lives in Gurgaon

Answer: Option B

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement is:

A (Mangalore) is sitting opposite E.

Hence, option (b).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Where does the person who lives in Chennai sit w.r.t. C?

- (a)
Opposite

- (b)
Immediate right

- (c)
Second to the right

- (d)
Third to the right

- (e)
Can’t be determined

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement is:

H (Chennai) is two places to the right of C.

Hence, option (c).

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**Answer the next 5 questions based on the information given below.**

A family of eight - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - is sitting around a circular table. Three of them face outside, while the rest face the centre. C is not an immediate neighbour of H or A. D is third to the left of E. H is third to the right of A, who faces the centre. G is second to the left of B. C is second to the right of F. B is third to the right of C, who faces outside. The person exactly opposite H faces outside.

**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Who sits exactly between B and A?

- (a)
F

- (b)
H

- (c)
E

- (d)
A

- (e)
D

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Number the seats 1-8 as shown:

A faces the centre and H is third to the right of A. Let A be seated on seat 1. Hence, H sits on seat 6.

Also, the person opposite H faces outside. Hence, the person on seat 2 faces outside.

C is not an immediate neighbour of A or H. Hence, C sit on seat 3 or 4. Also, C faces outside.

B is third to the right of C. If C is on seat 3, H is already third to his right. Hence, C cannot be on seat 3. Hence, C is on seat 4 and B sits on seat 7.

G is second to the left of B. If B faces the centre, A is already second to the left of B. Hence, B faces outside and G is on seat 5.

Hence, all three people facing outside are found (B, C, seat 2). Hence, the remaining people (A, H. seats 3, 5, 8) face the centre.

C is second to the right of F. Hence, F faces outside and is on seat 2.

D is third to the left of E. Since both face the centre, E is on seat 8 and D is on seat 3. Hence, the final arrangement is:

Hence, E sits exactly between B and G.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

What is A’s position w.r.t. H?

- (a)
2nd to the right

- (b)
Immediate right

- (c)
3rd to the left

- (d)
2nd to the left

- (e)
Immediate left

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.Final arrangement:

A is third to the left of H.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which of the following people faces outside?

- (a)
C

- (b)
H

- (c)
E

- (d)
D

- (e)
G

Answer: Option A

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement:

Among the options, C faces outside.

Hence, option (a).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Starting from G in clockwise order, how many people sit exactly between G and F?

- (a)
3

- (b)
1

- (c)
4

- (d)
2

- (e)
0

Answer: Option C

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement:

Starting from G in clockwise order, four people (H, B, E, A) sit between G and F.

Hence, option (c).

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**CRE 2 - Circular Arrangement | LR - Arrangements**

Which of the following statements is correct?

- (a)
E is third to the right of G

- (b)
G is second to the left of H

- (c)
B sits exactly opposite A

- (d)
E is an immediate neighbour of B

- (e)
None of these

Answer: Option D

**Explanation** :

Consider the solution to the first question.

Final arrangement:

Only the statement in option (d) is correct.

Hence, option (d).

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