Ranking and Ordering Reasoning MCQs for Competitive Examination

Solve the following problems.

Q. 1 Five students P, Q, R, S and T are sitting on a bench. Q is to the left of P and right of T. S is at the extreme right end and R is to the left of S. Who is sitting third from the left?

Q. 2 Sanjeev scored the highest marks in the class. Rahul scored more than Nirbhay but lesser than Sameer. Arpit scored more than Rahul. Who got the 4th Rank out of the five

Q. 3 There are ﬁve boys Prem, Raju, Sundar,Hari and Ompal. Raju has more share of land than Sundar but lesser than Prem.Ompal has the least share and Hari has lesser share of land than Sundar. Who owns the highest share of land?

Q. 4 A, B, C, D and E are standing in a row. D is the immediate neighbour of A and E. B is at the right of E and C is in the extreme right. Who is fourth to the left of C?

Q. 5 Five girls are sitting facing towards the north. Rekha is between Shalini and Neetu. Pooja is to the immediate right of Neetu and Shalini is to the immediate right of Neha. Who is sitting in the middle?

Q. 7 Six girls are sitting in a row facing north. Garima is between Reena and Amita, Amita is on the immediate left of Pooja and Arpita is to the left of Rekha. Who is at the extreme left end?

(A) Reena (B) Arpita (C) Amita (D) Cannot be determined

Q. 8 In a family, Virendra’s weight is more than Parminder’s weight. Parminder’s weight is less than Kuldeep’s weight but more than Gurjeet’s weight. The sum of Kuldeep’s weight and Tommy’s weight is equal to the weight of Virendra. Who is the heaviest in the family?

Q. 9 Ravish is 7 years older than Vikas. Akash is 3 years younger than Ravish. Mohit is 5 years younger than Akash. Who is the youngest among all the four?

Q. 10 Five friends are standing in a line. Nishu is taller than Riya but shorter than Pooja. Amrita is the shortest.Riya is shorter than Nishu but taller than Nikita. Who is the second tallest?

Q. 11 Mohan, Ritika, Janvi, Priya and Riya are friends. Janvi runs faster than Ritika but slower than Priya. Mohan is the slowest runner and Riya runs faster than Priya. Who runs the fastest among the five?

Q. 12 Rahul is taller than Richa but not shorter than Mita. Mita and Mukesh are of the same height. Rahul is shorter than Raju. Amongst the students, who is the second tallest?

(A) Mita (B) Rahul (C) Mukesh (D) Cannot be determined

Q. 13 Saurav, Mohit, Mukesh, Sumit and Bhim are arranged in descending order of their height from top to bottom. Saurav is at third place. Bhim is between Sumit and Saurav while Sumit is not at the top end. Who is at second place from the top?

(A) Mohit (B) Mukesh (C) Bhim (D) Cannot be determined

Q. 14 In a row of boys, A is thirteenth from the left and D is seventeenth from the right. If in this row A is the eleventh from the right then what is the position of D from the left?

Q. 15 In a row of students, Ankit is 26th from the left end. Poonam is 18 ranks to the right of Ankit. If Poonam is 32nd from the right end, then what will be the rank of Ankit from the right end?

Q. 16 Raja, Komal, Rupal, Sneha and Tarun are sitting in a line facing south. Raja and Komal are sitting together. Rupal is sitting at west end and Sneha is sitting at east end. Tarun is neighbour of Komal and Rupal. Who is sitting in the middle?

Q. 17 In a row of boys, Rahul’s position from the right end is 39th and Pankaj’s position from the left end is 53rd. After interchanging their position, Rahul’s position becomes 64th from the right end. How many boys are there in the row?

Answer: (C) 116 Explanation: Pankaj’s position from the left = 53re After interchanging their position, Rahul’s new position = Pankaj’s old position = 64th Hence, total number of boys = (53 + 64-1) = 116

Q. 18 In a row of swimmers Manish, is 23rd from the left end. Ramesh is 11 ranks to the left of Manish. If Ramesh is 16th from right end, then how many swimmers are there in this row?

Answer: (B) 27 Explanation: Manish’s position = 23rd from the left, Ramesh’s position = 12th from the left Ramesh’s position = 16th from the right; hence total number of swimmers = (16+12-1) = 27

Q. 19 In a row, there are 8 girls between Aruna and Bimla and Aruna being the first girl in row. There are 5 girls between Bimla and Chetna. If there are 14 girls after Chetna, then how many minimum girls are there in the row?

Answer: (C) 18 Explanation: There are 8 girls between Aruna and Bimla, and 5 between Bimla and Chetna. Cheta must be between Aruna and Bimla(Since we have to find the minimum number). Also there are 14 girls after Chetna. Hence the total number is 18.

Q. 20 Aman is 4 years older to Bimal. Bimal is 2 years younger to Chaman. Chaman is 6 years older to Dhruv. Dhruv is 9 years younger to Esha. Who is the second eldest?