Order and Ranking Questions for SSC, IBPS, SBI PO, SO, Clerk - 1

Question: 1

Sahul ranked ninth from the top and thirty eighth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

(A) 40

(B) 45

(C) 46

(D) 48

Ans: C

Clearly, the whole class consists of 8 students who have a rank higher than Sahul.
Sahul and 37 students who have rank lower than Sahul. i.e. (8 + 1 + 37) = 46 students.

Question: 2

In a queue, Ajith is fourteenth from the front and Jill is seventeenth from the end, while Rani is in between Ajith and Jill. If Ajith be ahead of Jill and there be 48 persons in the queue, how many persons are there between Ajith and Rani?

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 8

Ans: A

Number of persons between Ajith and Jill = 48 - (14 + 17) = 17.
Now, Rani lies in middle of these 17 persons i.e., at the eighth position.
So, number of persons between Ajith and Rani = 7.

Question: 3

Sugana ranks twelfth in a class of forty six. What will be her rank from the last

(A) 33

(B) 35

(C) 36

(D) 37

Ans: B

Number of students behind Sugana in rank = (46 - 12) = 34.
So, Sugana is 35th from the last.

Question: 4

In a queue, Amrita is 10th from the front while Shakul is 25th from behind and Mamta is just in the middle of the two. If there be 50 persons in the queue, what position does Mamta occupy from the front?

(A) 17th

(B) 18th

(C) 19th

(D) 20th

Ans: B

Number of persons between Amrita and Shakul = 50 - (10 + 25) = 15.
Since Mamta lies in middle of these 15 persons, so Mamta's position is 8th from Amrita i.e. 18th from the front.

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