Sitting Arrangement Reasoning

The method of establishing disorganized persons, objects and information in a certain order regularly, is called ‘seating arrangement’. In this type of question some groups of individuals or objects are given and their place is also given. The place of a person or object has to be known relative to another person or object. Any person or person can sit down as follows

Type 1

Circular Arrangement

Under these type of Questions, the persons or objects are placed in the circular order. Everyone is facing towards the center.

Turning clockwise for left and counterclockwise for Right.

Example: Six friends A, B, C, D, E, and F are sitting around a round table in way that A is in between B and C. C is seated immediate Right to D. B is sitting between F and A, who is sitting at the immediate right side of F?
(a) A (b) B (c) E (d) D
Resolve: (c) The order of all friends is given below, so the E is at right of F.

Type  3

square rectangular order

Under this, individuals or objects are kept in a way to create a square shape.  For Example, Sitting around a square table or playing cards.
The opposite ones are friends.

In the hexagonal table i.e., the person who Sits at an alternate position is the companion of each other.

In the above picture, A, C and E belong to one group, while B, D and F belong to another group.

Example: Four friends are sitting around a square table. Ramesh is on the right side of Suresh and Mahesh is on the left side of Lokesh. Which two friends are sitting opposite to each other while Lokesh is on the left side of Suresh?
(a) Ramesh and Lokesh (b) Ramesh and Suresh (C) Mahesh and Lokesh (d) None from above
Solution: (a) Lokesh Suresh Mahesh Ramesh

So Lokesh and Ramesh are sitting face to face with each other.