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What is Circular Arrangement Reasoning?

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Circular Arrangement is a special type of Sitting Arrangement, people will be seated around a circular table. Let us understand various types of circular reasoning one by one from below. 

Types of Circular Arrangement Reasoning 

Let us see the various types of questions that may come in the Circular Arrangement Reasoning section one by one from below. 

1. Circular Unidirectional 

In this type of circular seatinng arrangement, candidates are required to arrange people around a circular table, and everyone will face in the same direction such as either inside or outside. 

2. Circular Bidirectional 

In this type of circular arrangement, candidates are required to arrange people around a circular table, and everyone will face in the same direction such as either inside or outside. 

How to Solve Circular Arrangement Reasoning Questions – Tips and Tricks 

Candidates can find various tips and circular arrangement reasoning tricks from below for solving the questions related to the Circular Arrangement Reasoning section. 

Tip # 1: Circular Arrangement can be of clockwise and anticlockwise directions. 

Tip # 2: Practice mock tests and quizzes as much as possible to get well versed with all the topics and their question patterns to score well in the circular arrangement reasoning section.

Circular Arrangement Reasoning Sample Questions

Given below are sample circular arrangement reasoning questions with answers to help you better understand the concepts:

Question 1: 

Direction: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Four ladies A, B, C and D and four gentlemen E, F, G, and H are sitting in a circle around a table facing each other. 

  1. No two ladies of two gentlemen are sitting side by side
  2. C, who is sitting between G and E, is facing D 

III. F is between D and A and is facing G

  1. H is to the right of B 

Who is sitting to the left of A?

Solution: If we analyse the given circular arrangement then we can clearly see that, F is sitting to the left of A. 

Question 2: 

Direction: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Four ladies A, B, C and D and four gentlemen E, F, G, and H are sitting in a circle around a table facing each other. 

  1. No two ladies of two gentlemen are sitting side by side
  2. C, who is sitting between G and E, is facing D 

III. F is between D and A and is facing G

  1. H is to the right of B 

E is facing whom?

Solution: If we analyse the given circular arrangement then we can clearly see that, E is facing H. 

Question 3: 

Direction: Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Four ladies A, B, C and D and four gentlemen E, F, G, and H are sitting in a circle around a table facing each other. 

  1. No two ladies of two gentlemen are sitting side by side
  2. C, who is sitting between G and E, is facing D 

III. F is between D and A and is facing G

  1. H is to the right of B 

Who are immediate neighbours of B?

Solution: If we analyse the given circular arrangement then we can clearly see that, G and H are immediate neighbours of B. 

Question 4: 

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions based on it.

Eight friends Divya, Dev, Piyush, Shiv, Nisha, Geeta, Bhavna, Govinda are sitting around the circular table but not necessarily in the same order and are facing towards the center of the table.

Nisha is third to the left of Bhavna. Dev and Piyush are neighbors. Divya is sitting opposite to Geeta. Shiv is an immediate neighbor of Bhavna. There are two people sitting between Nisha and Geeta. Dev and Govinda are sitting opposite to each other.

Who is sitting immediate to the right of Nisha?

Solution: 

Persons: Divya, Dev, Piyush, Shiv, Nisha, Geeta, Bhavna, Govinda

  1. Shiv is an immediate neighbor of Bhavna.
  2. Nisha is third to the left of Bhavna.
  3. There are two people sitting between Nisha and Geeta.
  4. Divya is sitting opposite to Geeta.
  5. Dev and Piyush are neighbors.
  6. Dev and Govinda are sitting opposite to each other.

Case 1 cannot satisfy the above conditions. Hence, Case 1 gets eliminated. Hence, Piyush is the correct answer.

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