Verbal Reasoning - Seating Arrangement - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Seating Arrangement - Seating Arrangement 10 (Q.No. 1)
Directions to Solve
In a class there are seven students (including boys and girls) A, B, C, D, E, F and G. They sit on three benches I, II and III. Such that at least two students on each bench and at least one girl on each bench. C who is a girl student, does not sit with A, E and D. F the boy student sits with only B. A sits on the bench I with his best friends. G sits on the bench III. E is the brother of C.

1.
How many girls are there out of these 7 students ?
3
3 or 4
4
Data inadequate
Answer: Option
Explanation:

The number of girls is either 3 or 4.

Discussion:
48 comments Page 1 of 5.

Yakob said:   4 months ago
I think option D is correct.

Where G, A, D could be girls or boys. Because they didn't mention A and G, D girl, or boy.

Gautami said:   1 year ago
Option B is correct (3 girls).

On each bench, at least one girl is there A is stated to be a boy and E is said to be sitting with "his" best friends making E a boy.
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BLACK said:   1 year ago
The correct arrangement is.

1. AED.
2. FB.
3. CG.

It is clearly mentioned that " F" only sits with " B". And gender of " G" Haven't been mentioned so it can be a male or female.
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Akash Dey said:   2 years ago
Table 1 = A,D
Table 2 = FBE
Table 3 = C and G.

In this arrangement, we can say in 1 st Q the answer is 3 or 4 as we can't determine that G is a girl or not.

Jagruti said:   3 years ago
I agree with you @Anselam.

MUHILAN said:   3 years ago
The following combination is also possible:
A D
C B F
G E

OR

A E
C B F
G D.

Correct me, if I am wrong.
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R VIJAYAKUMAR said:   3 years ago
Yes, right, Agree @Anselam.

Maha said:   4 years ago
Yes, A is the right option.

Shubham said:   4 years ago
A sits on the bench I with his best friends acc to question they say A sits with HIS best friend his means A is a male member obvious.

Ryngkat said:   6 years ago
There should only be 3 female. It is mentioned that there should be at least 1 girl in a bench and it says a sits with 'his' best friends, i.e., E and D, E is said to be brother of C. Therefore D is the possible female.
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