100+ Order and Ranking Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

In a row of boys, Karthick is seventh from the left and Suganya is twelfth from the right. If they interchange their positions, Karthick becomes twenty second from the left. How many boys are there in the row?

(A) 19

(B) 29

(C) 31

(D) 33

Ans: D

Karthick's new position is 22nd from left. But it is the same as Suganya's earlier position which is 12th from the right.
Thus, the row consists of (21 + 1 + 11) = 33 boys.

Question: 2

Some boys are sitting in a row. P is sitting fourteenth from the left and Q is seventh from the right. If there are four boys between P and Q, how many boys are there in the row?

(A) 19

(B) 21

(C) 23

(D) 25

Ans: D

Number of boys in the row = number of boys uptil P + number of boys between P and Q + number of boys including Q and those behind
Q = 14 + 4 + 7 = 25.

Question: 3

Siva ranks sixteenth from the top and forty ninth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

(A) 60

(B) 64

(C) 66

(D) 69

Ans: B

Clearly, number of students in the class = (15 + 1 + 48) = 64.

Question: 4

In a row of ten boys, when Mohit was shifted by two places towards the left, he became seventh from the left end. What was his earlier position from the right end of the row?

(A) First

(B) Second

(C) Third

(D) Fourth

Ans: B

Number of boys in the row = 10.
Mohit's new position is 7th from the left or 4th from the right.
His earlier position was two places to the right of his new position i.e. his earlier position was second from the right.

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