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Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 1

In a row of children facing North, Ritesh is 12th from the left end. Sudhir, who is 22nd from the right end is 4th to the right of Ritesh. Total how many children are there in the row ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 1

Sudhir's position from left = (12 + 4) = 16th from left
Clearly, there are three students between Ritesh and Sudir
∴ Total Number of children = (12 + 3 + 22) = 37

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 2

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:

There are five men, Avinash, Keshav, Subodh, Roshan and Hemant. The one who is tallest is not the youngest. Keshav is older than only Hemant. Subodh is older than Roshan but just shorter than him. Only one person is taller than Roshan. Avinash is shortest while younger than only Subodh and Roshan. Only two men are shorter than Subodh.  

Q. If the five men are made to stand in a line according to their height, first in ascending order, then in descending order, then whose position will remain the same in both the arrangements?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 2

Age : Subodh, Roshan ,Avinash, Keshav, and Hemant.
Height : Keshav, Roshan, Subodh, Avinash, Hemant
So the correct answer is D

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 3

In a row of girls, Veena is 12th from the start and 19th from the end. In another row of girls. Sunita is 14th from the start and 20th from the end. How many girls are there in both the rows together ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 3

In first row, Veena is 12th from start and 19th from end.
Then total number of girls = (12 + 19 - 1) = 30
In second row, Sunita is 14th from start and 20th form the end.
Then, total number of girls = (14 + 20 - 1) = 33
∴ Total number of girls = 30 + 33 = 63

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 4

Anil is taller than Sunny and Sunny is shorter than Baby. Anil is taller than Bose whose height is less than Sunny. Baby is shorter than Anil. Who is the shortest among them ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 4

According to the question,
Anil > Sunny
Baby > Sunny
Anil > Sunny > Bose
Anil > Baby
On arranging the above data, we get
Anil > Baby > Sunny > Bose
so, shortest person is Bose.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 5

A , B , C , D and E each has different heights. D is only shorter than B. E is shorter than A and C. Who is the shortest of them ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 5

According to the question,
B > D
A and C > E
∴ B > D > A and C > E
Clearly, shortest = E

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 6

N is more intelligent than M. M is not as intelligent as Y. X is more intelligent than Y but not as good as N. Who is the most intelligent of all ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 6

According to the question,
N > M
Y > M
N > X > Y
On arranging the above data, we get
&becaul; N > X > Y > M
So, N is the most intelligent among them.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 7

Barun is taller than Sanjay. Bipul is taller than Barun. Krishna is also not as tall as Bipul but is taller than Barun. Who is the tallest ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 7

The information given in the question may be arranged as follows
Barun is taller than Sanjay.
Barun > Sanjay
Krishna is also not as tall as Bipul but is taller than Barun.
Bipul > Krishna > Barun
So according to above explanation the final arrangement is
Bipul > Krishna > Barun > Sanjay
So, Bipul is the tallest.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 8

 Read the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow.
I. Anita, Mahima Rajan, Lata, and Deepti are five cousins.
II. Anita is twice as old as Mahima.
III. Rajan is half the age of Mahima.
IV. Anita is half the age of Deepti.
V. Rajan is twice the age of Lata

Who is the youngest ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 8

Let Age of Mahima = x.
Age of Anita = 2x.
Age of Rajan = x/2.
Age of Deepti = 4x.
Age of Lata = x/4.
Now we have the following arrangements in descending order
Deepti > Anita > Mahima > Rajan > Lata

Lata is the youngest.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 9

Q. In a class of 60, where girls are twice that of boys, Kapil ranked seventeenth from the top. If there are 9 girls above Kapil, how many boys are after him in class?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 9

Given statement;

Total strength of class = 60

Boys : Girls = 1 : 2

This means 20 boys and 40 girls are there in the class.

The rank of Kamal from the top is 17th. 

which means 16 students are ahead of Kamal and nine are girls. So seven are boys.

Total boys = 20

ahead of Kamal = 7

Behind Kamal = 20 - 7 - 1(kamal) = 12 boys. (Kamal is a boy so he will also be counted

Hence, there are 12 boys behind kamal.


So the correct option is C .

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 10

The age of Amit is same as Sumit because they are twins, Richa is younger than Sumit, Richa is younger than Jyotsana but elder than Saurabh , Sumit is younger than Jyotsana. Who is the eldest among them ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 10

The age of Amit is same as Sumit
Amit = Sumit,
Richa is younger than Sumit
Sumit > Richa
Richa is younger than Jyotsana
Jyotsana > Richa
Sumit is younger than Jyotsana
Jyotsana > Sumit
Finally
Amit = Sumit, Sumit > Richa
Jyotsana > Richa > Saurabh
Jyotsana > Sumit
On arranging the above data, we get
∴ Jyotsana > Sumit= Amit > Richa > Saurabh
So, Jyotsana is eldest among them.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 11

Q. In a queue, Rahul is fourteenth from the front and John is seventeenth from the end, while Alisha is in between Rahul and John. There are 48 persons in the queue, how many persons are there between Rahul and Alisha?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 11

Rahul’s position 14th from front
John’s Position 17th from last 
Alisha is between them


People between them 48 – (14+17) = 17
Where the midmost is Alisha 
So she has 8 people on either of her side.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 12

The age of Ram is twice the age of Shyam and half the age of Sohan, Shyam is elder than Mohan. Who is the eldest ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 12

Let the age of Shyam = x year
Then, age of Ram = 2x year
and age of Sohan = 4x year
∴ 4x > 2x > x
On arranging the above data, we get
∴ Sohan > Ram > Shyam > Mohan
So, Sohan is the eldest.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 13

Q. In a row of girls, Sanjana is eighth from the left and Anshul is seventeenth from the right. If they interchange their positions, Sanjana becomes fourteenth from the left. How many girls are there in the row?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 13

Sanjana - 8th from left
Anshul - 17th from right
after interchanging their positions are:
Sanjana - 14th from left
So, 17+14-1= 30
therefore option 'D' is correct

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 14

P, Q, R and S are four males. P is the eldest in the group but he is not the poorest, R is the richest but not the eldest, Q is elder than S but he is not elder than P or R, P is richer than Q but he is not richer than S. How the four persons can be arranged in decreasing order of their age and money ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 14

For Age according to question
P is eldest in the group.
R is not eldest in the group.
Q is elder than S but he is not elder than P or R.
Decreasing order ( age wise )
P > R > Q > S

For Money according to question
P is not the poorest.
R is the riches.
P is richer than Q but he is not richer than S
Decreasing order ( money wise )
R > S > P > Q

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 15

In a cricket team, Dhoni is taller than Virat but not as tall as Raina, Rohit is shorter than Dhoni but taller than Shikhar. Who among them is the shortest ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 15

The data is inadequate becouse it is not given that who between Virat and Shikhar is taller. Hence, answer cannot be determined.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 16

Q. Rajan is 10th from the left and Nipun is 17th from the right end of the row. There is one person in between them. What is the total no of persons in the row?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 16

 Rajan is 10th from left and nipun is 7th from right and there is 1 person in between.

So 10+7+1 = 28

So, the correct option is B.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 17

Q. In the above question, what is the minimum number of persons possible in the row?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 17

.As there is no basis given what basis the arrangement should be done

So, the correct option is D.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 18

Lakshmi is elder than Meenu. Leela is elder than Meenu but younger than Lakshmi. Latha is younger than both Meenu and Hari but Hari is younger than Meenu. who is the youngest ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 18

According to the question,
Lakshmi is elder than Meenu
Lakshmi > Meenu
Leela is elder than Meenu but younger than Lakshmi
Lakshmi > Leela > Meenu
Latha is younger than both Meenu and Hari but Hari is younger than Meenu
Meenu > Hari > Latha

On arranging the above data, we get
Lakshmi > Leela > Meenu > Hari > Latha

Hence, Latha is the youngest.

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 19

There are five persons sitting on a bench. The one, who is at extreme left, is heaviest. D is second from right and is the lightest. A is sitting to left of B, who is heavier than him. C is heavier than B but is not the heaviest.

Q. Who is 4th from right?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 19

Correct Answer :- C

Explanation : As A is sitting to the left of B and it is also said who is heavier than him , means A is heavier than B.

Then it says C is heavier than B but not heaviest, so C will come after A.

And lastly it says that D is second from right that means Q will occupy the 1st position from right

The sequence will be :

A C B D Q

Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 20

Sashi is 2 year elder than Sunita, Sunita is 3 year elder than Bindu, Shekhar is 1 year elder than Bindu. Who is the youngest in the group ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Ranking- 1 - Question 20

According to the question,
Sashi is 2 yearr elder than Sunita
Sashi > Sunita
Sunita is 3 yearr elder than Bindu
Sunita > Bindu
Shekhar is 1 year elder than Bindu
Shekhar > Bindu

After arranging the Data
∴ Sashi > Sunita > Shekhar > Bindu
So, youngest person in the group is Bindu.

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