### Reasoning Square Seating IBPS PO CWE 2014 Practice Test

Directions Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while fore sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside. Two females sit in the middle of the sides and two at the corners. A sits second to the left of G. G sits in the middle of one of the sides. C sits fourth to the right of his wife and his wife is not an immediate  neighbour of A or G. B sits third to right of her husband. B does not sit at any of the corners. Only D sits between B and H. H is husband of A. E is a male.

1. Which of the following is true with respect to given seating arrangement?
a) No two males are immediate neighbours of each other.
b) G and H face each other in the seating arrangement.
c) A sits in the centre of one of the sides of the square table.
d) F is a male and sits diagonally opposite to E.
e) E and D are immediate neighbours of each other.

2. Who amongst the following is B’s husband?
a) C
b) G
c) F
d) E
e) Cannot be determined

3. How many people sit between B and C when counted in anti- clock wise direction from B ?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) Four

4. Who amongst the following is the wife of C?
a) D
b) F
c) B
d) G
e) Cannot be determined

5. What is the position of E with respect to C?
a) Immediately to the right
b) Second to the left
c) Third to the right
d) Immediately to the left
e) Second to the right

1. C
2. D
3. C
4. A
5. E

1. sir how did we specify position of E and F

1. Hi,
They are sitting diagonally opposite to each other facing center.
Is this what you are asking?

2. Thanks these post are really helpful foelr me

3. hi i m niks,
thank you DJA these examples improve my knowledge, selection of one proper sentence as reference and moving with other parts...improves getting an right answer...but its take time of 14 to 17 min...is there any quicker approach to solve such advance level problems????

4. how did you specify position for E and F could you please explain it

2. Based on B position we can decide E position. since B sits third to the right of her husband. Already mention dat E is Male.

1. thanks,
it was needed

3. Based on B position we can decide E position. since B sits third to the right of her husband. Already mention dat E is Male.

1. Thanks Shalini for your explanation

4. Hi,

It took me 20 mins to understand and solve. It is hard to figure out where to start and how to map. Is it simply trying my best to understand the reasoning or there any better approach to this. Please explain. Thanks.

1. Hi,
First I want to know this, are you having trouble only with Seating arrangement or entire Reasoning section?

If you are lagging in Seating Arrangement please refer here for tips

2. Give some tips regarding seating arrangement difficult one !!

5. How you got exact position of 'B', I am getting two position of 'B' while solving it. Please explain?

1. Hi Sujata,
As you see last two lines in question gives maximum info about B.
If you get E's position correctly then you will get B.

2. Thanks to this explanation.

3. You are most welcome Sujata

6. Hahah maza aa gya solve krne mei,,ðŸ˜ŠðŸ˜ŠðŸ˜ŠðŸ˜Š nt that hard

7. Maza aa gya solve krne mei,,,ðŸ˜ŠðŸ˜ŠðŸ˜Š bt nt that hard,,

1. Interesting, you are seeing things in a different way...
I don't have to say All the best to you coz you can get it done.
I posted some questions like these if you don't find them interesting I will post few more now...

8. hi i would like to have your help for solving questions of number serires and odd one out kind of question.

1. Hi,
I will post Explanation today please check back again...

9. Hi, Im confused with one point. If "A sits second to the left of G." then how A sits second to the right of G in answered diagram?.

1. Hi Abdulla,
There is nothing to get confused here, G is facing "outside" so if it is "left" then it will be "right" from your side...
Remember always see from its angle not from yours.

Still got doubts comment here...I will explain it no matter how many times it be.

10. hi,i am facing problem with hard circular sitting arrangemnt like 4 facing center 4 facing outside everybdy likes diffrnt color/everybdy hold a diffrnt post etc what is the right approach to solve this type of question fast

11. practice is the only approach

12. how can i get explanation for practice quetions as i did the above prob for 20min,as to check my mistakes

1. Hi,
I'm Sorry I didn't get what you are asking, are you asking me to provide explanation for the above or tips to solve quickly?

13. I'm facing too much problem solving these types of questions how to solve please tell me.
My mail I'd is Vipinkashyap01@gmail.com

14. @job adda....mam plz provide explanatn of the above qustn....from where to start the puzzle n how to move on......plz help

15. In question no 1 both B and C are true

1. G and H are facing outside they are not facing eachother

16. it is very easy and it took me 8 minutes to solve and this is clerical level or po level

1. It is PO level Karthik, I appreciate you took 8 mins for this but try to solve these type of questions in less than 5 mins next time all the best and keep practicing

17. Hi.
I tried solving it for 1 hr. Even then I didn't get the solution :(

18. How come F became female there was no condition about it.... I am confused a little i got the diagram right just could not understand that.

19. C sits fourth to the right of his wife and his wife is not an immediate neighbour of A or G.Does it implies that A or G cant be the wife of C?

1. Yes Nitesh
A or G is not wife of C

20. I am getting two wives for C.

21. Srry, but little difficult to understand

22. great help i must say..!!

23. ans. of first is wrong

1. As far as I know given answer is correct...

24. How to assign exact position of A and G

1. Just remember one thing (not related to your doubt, common thing in seating arrangement) if a puzzle or a sitting arrangement is tough means there will be definitely a guessing part takes a main role at some point you have to make a decision considering all given hints.
This might fail at the beginning but through practice anyone can get this method easily try it once....
All the best

25. Thanks mam

1. you are welcome Saurabh

26. Iam confusing at e and f .can you give me a clarification about to slove such type of problems

1. What is your confusion Munna?