In this type of questions, some clues regarding seating or placing sequence (linear or circular) of some persons or items is given. The candidate is required to form the proper sequence using these clues and answer the questions accordingly.
Five persons A, B, C, D and E are sitting in a row facing you such that D is on the left of C and B is on the right of E. A is on the right of C and B is on the left of D. If E occupies a corner position, then who is sitting in the centre ?
D is on the left of C i.e. C, D.
B is on the right of E i.e. B, E.
A is on the right of C i.e. A, C.
B is on the right of D i.e. D, B.
From the above statements, the correct order is : A, C, D, B, E.
Clearly, D is sitting in the centre.
Note : It is given that A, B, C, D, E are sitting facing you. So, your right and left will be considered as left and right respectively.