Ranking and Order Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Forty students are sitting in a row. From left, the position of Ram is 13th. Find the rank of Ram from the right end.

Options :

A - 27

B - 28

C - 29

D - 30

Answer : B

Explanation

Total number of students is 40.

From the right hand side, the rank of Ram can be written as

Total + left - 1

= 40 - 13 + 1

= 27 + 1

= 28

Q 2 - In a row of students, the position of Ram is 7th from the left hand side and that of Shyam is 12th from the right hand side. Now for some reason, they interchanged their positions. Now, 22 is the new rank of Ram from the left hand side. Calculate the total number of students present in that row.

Options :

A - Cannot be determined

B - 33

C - Data is inadequate

D - 32

Answer : B

Explanation

Earlier the rank of Shyam was 12th from the right hand side. Now at the same position the rank of Ram is 22nd from left hand side. Hence adding both side students and eliminating the repeated person, the total number of students will be

22 + 12 - 1

= 33

Q 3 - Out of 46 students, rank of Shiva is ranked as 12th. What will be his rank from below?

Options :

A - 34

B - 35

C - 36

D - 37

Answer : B

Explanation

This can be simply calculated as = (total students - rank from top) + 1

So 46 – 12 + 1

= 34 + 1 = 35

Q 4 - In a nursery, I saw a group of small rose trees arranged in a row. However, one rose tree caught my attention very much. I started counting its rank from the left hand side and found out to be 12. When I started counting from right hand side, it was again 12!! What is the total number of rose trees that were arranged in that row?

Options :

A - 23

B - 22

C - 21

D - 20

Answer : A

Explanation

As the rank of the tree is same from either side, the total number of trees will be

12 + 12 - 1

= 23

Q 5 - If the rank of Hari is 8th from the top in a group of 35 candidates and 2 new candidates are added just before and after him, what will be his new rank from bottom?

Options :

A - 29

B - 30

C - 28

D - 27

Answer : B

Explanation

Adding of candidates just before Hari will not change his rank from bottom. Before addition, the rank of Hari from bottom is

= (35 - 8) + 1 = 28

Now adding 2 candidates just after Hari will increase his rank by 2 positions. Hence; the new rank of Hari from bottom will be = 28 + 2 = 30.

Q 6 - In a dance competition, many dancers are standing in a single line. From both the sides, the rank of a dancer is found to be 29. How many dancers are there in the line?

Options :

A - 27

B - 37

C - 47

D - 59

Answer : D

Explanation

Total number of dancers will be = 29 + 29 + 1 = 59

Q 7 - In a class, 28 students are there. The rank of Mitu and Radhika is 5th and 10th respectively from the top. Calculate their rank from the bottom.

Options :

A - 25th and 21st

B - 21st and 25th

C - 24th and 28th

D - 22nd and 24th

Answer : C

Explanation

If the rank of the person from the top is x.

Then rank of the person from below among total Y number of persons will be

= (Y - X) + 1

Q 8 - The rank of Soumya in a group of students is 11th from top and 15th from below. What would be his rank from below, if he will be placed in 21st place from the top?

Options :

A - 5

B - 6

C - 7

D - 8

Answer : A

Explanation

In the first case, the total number of students will be

= 11 + 15 - 1 = 25

Among 25 numbers of students, if Soumya will be placed in 21st position from top, the rank from below will be

25 - 21 + 1

= 5

Q 9 - Raju arranged different colours of books on the floor in a row. The red colour book is placed at 12th from the left and white colour is placed at 8th from the right. Other books of 5 colours were placed in between them. Calculate total how many different colours of books did Raju arrange?

Options :

A - 23

B - 24

C - 25

D - 26

Answer : C

Explanation

As we have already solved this type of problems earlier, we can directly write, the total number of different coloured books will be

= (rank of white colour book) + (rank of red colour book) + Total number of books present in between them

= 8 + 12 + 5

= 25

Q 10 - Kashyap’s rank was wrongly printed as 11th from below instead of 12th. What will be his rank from top if the total number of students is 37?

Options :

A - 13

B - 14

C - 15

D - 26

Answer : D

Explanation

New rank from the top will be = (37 - 12) + 1 = 26

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