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REASONING-- Circle problem -- three face outside and five face inside the circle

interesting problem indeed-- thanks to dileep.

Do it independently first.  then check up the answers.  you will like the challenge.

Eight friends-A, B, c. D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table not necessarily in the same order. Three of them are facing outside (opposite to the centre) while five are facing the centre. There are equal number of males and females in the group.

C is facing the centre. E is sitting third to the right of C. F is sitting third to the left of E. Three persons are sitting between F and B. The immediate neighbours of Bare females. G is sitting third to the right of F. D is sitting third to the right of A. A is not an immediate neighbour of E. The immediate neighbours of E are males and are facing the centure. The immediate neighbours of D are females and face outside. The one sitting third to the left of B is a male. No female is an immediate neighbour of G.
1. Who is sitting second to the right of E? 

(A) C

(B) B

(C) G

(D) H

(E) None of these

2. How many persons are sitting between H and e when counted from the left side of H? 

(A) One

(B) Two

(C) Three

(D) Four

(E) More than four

3. Which of the following statements is true regarding H?

(A) The one who is second to the right of H is a female

(B) H is facing the centre

(C) H is a male

(D) The immediate neighbours of H are facing outside

(E) None is true

4. What is D's position with respect to G?

(A) Third to the left

(B) Third to the right

(C) Second to the left

(D) Second to the right

(E) None of these

Directions-(Q. 5) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
5. (A) BE    
   (B) CG
   (C) GA    
   (D) DH
   (E) AF


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

Three persons facing outside --  A E AND H
Five persons facing the centre --  B, C, D, F, AND G

Seating position in circle --- clock wise    --  A F H D E B G C

best wishes


some clues  -- In between F and B   three are three person.  So B is opposite to F.  


  1. Hello s.sambasivan.. Nice challenge..
    there is a correction in the answer of the 1rst question.. Acc. to me answer shuld be (G)3rd option i.e 'C'..
    wat u say.. ??

  2. yes. thanks. I have altered the answer now. best wishes

  3. plz post some more questions like this plz plz i hve exam on 14th dec


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