Sitting arrangement asked in SBI PO Mains 2019 - Detailed Explanation

By : Samarjeet Singh  |  Updated On : 10 Nov, 2020

Sitting arrangement asked in SBI PO Mains 2019 - Detailed Explanation

Direction: 7 People A, C, F, J, N, R and V, all related to V in some way are facing North. J sits 3rd from the extreme end. V’s father sits second to the right of J. Only 3 people are there between V’s father and V’s sister. As many people sit to the left of V’s sister as to the right of V’s mother. Only one person sits between N and V’s mother. N is the son of C. A sits third to the right of C. C is the father of R. F sits to the immediate right of R. V’s wife sits second to the left of V.

Solution: in this sitting arrangement, Relation based puzzle is also given. So we have to saperate both the information first.

Sign:

Given- A, C, F, J,N and R are some how related to V.

Now try to find the relation between them.

Direct information: (1) V’s father sits second to the right of J. Means, V has father. (2) Only 3 people are there between V’s father and V’s sister. Means V has a sister too. (3) As many people sit to the left of V’s sister as to the right of V’s mother. Means V has a mother. (4) N is the son of C. (5) C is the father of R. (6) V’s wife sits second to the left of V. Means V has a wife.

Now put all these information in a family tree.

By mixing both the family tree into one we get:

Now arrange all the members in a line facing North.