Ranking and Order Online Quiz


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Q 1 - A group of dancers are standing in a line for their performance. Joseph tried to calculate his rank from the either side and found that his rank is 19th. Find the total number of dancers standing in that line.

Options :

A - 36

B - 37

C - 38

D - 39

Answer : B

Explanation

If we will count till Joseph from the left side, then he will be 19 dancer. Similarly, from right hand side, the total number of students till joseph will also be 19. Now adding both and subtracting 1 (dual occurrence of Joseph) we will get = 19 + 19 - 1 = 37.

Q 2 - In a ticket counter, 3 persons X, Y, Z are standing. In between X and Y there are 5 persons and in between Y and Z, there are 8 persons present. If ahead of Z there are 3 persons and 21 persons are standing behind X, what is could be the minimum number of persons in the queue?

Options :

A - 36

B - 40

C - 41

D - 28

Answer : D

Explanation

Ticket Counter Example

Q 3 - The rank of Biswa in a group of students is 12th from top and 16th 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 : C

Explanation

In the first case the total number of students will be

= 12 + 16 - 1 = 27

Among 27 numbers of students, if Biswa will be placed in 21st position from top, his rank from below will be

27 - 21 + 1

= 7

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 - Rank of Saksi was mistakenly written as 12th from top out of 28 students but management found out that her actual rank is 13th from bottom. What will be her new rank from top?

Options :

A - 13

B - 14

C - 15

D - 16

Answer : D

Explanation

As the new rank from below is 13th, then from top it will be

= (28 - 13) + 1

= 16

Q 6 - In a queue, the rank of Sojoy from front is 10th while from behind the rank of Deepak is 25th. Meera is present in the middle of the two. It is given that the total number of persons is 50. Then determine the rank of Ram from the front.

Options :

A - 17

B - 18

C - 19

D - 20

Answer : B

Explanation

Let’s find the total number of persons present between Sojoy and Deepak = 50 - (10 + 25) = 15

Ram lies in between these 15 persons. That means we can conclude that from Sojoy’s position, he will be at 8th position and from front end his rank will be 18th.

Q 7 - A group of mountaineers were climbing a tree. One of them started counting his rank and found that it is 10 from the top and 20 from the bottom. Calculate the total number of mountaineers.

Options :

A - 28

B - 29

C - 43

D - 47

Answer : B

Explanation

Again it is simple. Just add the top and below rank and subtract 1 to get the total number of mountaineers.

Q 8 - If the rank of Rohan is 7th from the top in a group of 50 candidates and 2 new candidates are added just before and after him, what will be his new rank from bottom?

Options :

A - 45

B - 46

C - 47

D - 48

Answer : B

Explanation

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

= (50 - 7) + 1 = 44

Now adding 2 candidates just after Rohan will increase his rank by 2 positions. Hence; the new rank of Rohan from bottom will be = 44 + 2 = 46

Q 9 - In a nursery, Sita saw a group of small rose trees arranged in a row. However; one rose tree caught her attention very much. She started counting its rank from the left hand side and found out to be 22. When she started counted from right hand side, it was again 22. What is the total number of rose trees that were arranged in that row?

Options :

A - 43

B - 42

C - 41

D - 40

Answer : A

Explanation

Though the question is long but the answer is simple. As the rank of the tree is same from either side, the total number of trees will be

= 22 + 22 - 1

= 43

Q 10 - From top, rank of Tanmay was mistakenly written as 12th out of 38 students but management found out that his actual rank is 14th from bottom. What will be his new rank from top?

Options :

A - 13

B - 14

C - 25

D - 16

Answer : C

Explanation

As the new rank from below is 13th, then from top it will be

= (38 - 14) + 1

= 25

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