# Seating Arrangement Practice Set for RBI Grade B

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below: Eight persons viz. M, N, P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting in a row and they all are facing north. Each one of them has a different ages viz. 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, 33, 36 and 41 years, but not necessarily in the same order.

U is not immediate neighbour of the one who is 26 years old. Neither R nor Q is the immediate neighbour of P. Q sits immediate next to neither R nor the person whose age is 41yr. The one whose age is 29yr sits third to the left of U. There are three persons sitting between N and the one whose age is 26yr. Q sits to the immediate left of the person whose age is 24yr. The age difference of immediate neighbours of M is 2yr. There are two persons between one whose age is 29yr and one whose age is 33yr. There are four persons between the oldest one and R. N sits at one of the extreme ends of the row. R is of neither 31 nor 36yr old. S sits to the right of N. The oldest person among them, is immediately neighbour of the one who is second youngest among them.

## Question 1.

Who among the following persons is 36yr old?
a) S
b) P
c) U
d) T
e) None of these

## Question 2.

If Q is related to 26yr in the same way as R is related to 33yr, then which of the following is S related to, following the same pattern?
a) 29yr
b) 27yr
c) 31yr
d) 41yr
e) None of these

## Question 3.

Who sits second to the left of P?
a) M
b) T
c) Q
d) S
e) None of these

## Question 4.

How many persons sits between the person whose age is 41yr and T?
a) Four
b) None
c) Three
d) One
e) Can’t say

## Question 5.

What is the age difference of S’s immediate neighbours?
a) Three
b) Seven
c) Five
d) Can’t say
e) None of these

## Solution:

Persons: M, N, U, P, Q, R, S and T.
Ages = 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, 33, 36 and 41 year.
1) N sits at one of the extreme ends of the row.
2) S sits to the right of N.
3) There are three persons sitting between N and the one whose age is 26yr.
4) The oldest person among them, is immediate neighbour of the one who is second youngest among them.
Case I:

Case II:

5) There are four persons between the oldest one and R.

6) Q sits to the immediate left of the person whose age is 24yr.
7) Q sits immediate next to neither R nor to the person whose age is 41yr.

8) The one whose age is 29yr sits third to the left of U. U is not immediate neighbour of the one who is 26 years old.
9) There are two persons between one whose age is 29yr and one whose age is 33yr.

10) R is of neither 31 nor 36yr old.
11) The age difference of immediate neighbours of M is 2yr.
12) Neither R nor Q is the immediate neighbour of P.

Thus, we got the final arrangement

Solution:
P is 36yr old.

### Ans 2: c

Solution:
S related to 31yr, following the same pattern.

### Ans 3: c

Solution:
Q sits second to the left of P.

### Ans 4: b

Solution:
No body sits between the person whose age is 41yr and T.

### Ans 5: c

Solution:
The age difference of S’s immediate neighbours is five.

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