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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to **Ranking and Order**. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using **Show Answer** button. You can use **Next Quiz** button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

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 19^{th}. Find the total number of dancers standing in that line.

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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?

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

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

So 46 – 12 + 1

= 34 + 1 = 35

Q 4 - In a cinema hall, 35 viewers were sitting in a row. From the right hand side, the position of Kamal was 7^{th} whereas position of Sunil from the left hand side was 9^{th}. Manoj was sitting exactly in between Kamal and Sunil. Find the position of Kamal from Sunil.

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Number of viewers sitting in between Kamal and Sunil can be calculated as

35 - (9 + 7) = 19

So we can say now that 9 viewers were present in between Kamal - Manoj and Manoj - Sunil. So the position of Kamal is 10^{th} from Sunil.

Q 5 - Rank of Madhaba is 14^{th} from the bottom in a list of 64 boys. What would be his new rank from the top if 3 new boys will be added to the bottom of the list?

Options :

Total number of students in the row = 64

Rank of Madhaba from the bottom = 14

So, rank of Madhaba from top would be = (64 - 14) + 1 = 51

Now as adding of new boys to the bottom of the list will not affect the rank of Madhaba from top, hence; his rank will be the same 51 from the top, even after the addition.

Q 6 - The strength of a class is 35. From the bottom, the position of Gopal is 7^{th} and Chinmaya is placed at 9^{th} from the top. Tanmaya is present at the middle position in between Sanjaya and Chinmaya. Determine the position of Gopal from Tanmaya.

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Total number of students present between Gopal and Chinmaya

= 35 - (7 + 9) = 19

Middle of 19 is 10^{th} position.

So Gopal is at 10^{th} position above Tanmaya or his position is 11.

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

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Earlier the rank of Radhika was 12 from the right hand side. Now at the same position the rank of Hari is 22 from the 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 8 - If the rank of Rohan is 7^{th} 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?

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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 - Harish’s rank is 14^{th} from the top and 13^{th} from the bottom in a group of boys. Similarly, in a group of girls, the rank of Sona is 16^{th} from top and 19^{th} from bottom. What is number of boys and girls respectively?

Options :

As per the rank of Harish, the total number of boys

= 14 + 13 - 1

= 26

As per the rank of Sona, the total number of girls will be

= 16 + 19 - 1

= 34

Q 10 - Among the list of 64 shortlisted applicants, rank of Suresh is 54 from top and rank of Radhika is 34 from bottom. How many candidates are present in between Suresh and Radhika?

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Rank of radhika from top = (64 - 34) + 1 = 31

Now number of candidates lying in between Radhika and Suresh are

= (54 - 31) - 1

= 22

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