**Ranking Test - **In reasoning, ranking test is considered as the most interesting chapter. It is a common chapter for all the examination. In SSC & Railways examinations at least 1 question is asked every year and in every examination related to ranking test. If we talk about banking examinations, it appears in the form of a paragraph with 3 to 5 questions under that paragraph. In SSC & Railways examination, the questions that have appeared are easy to solve but in banking examinations to answer all the questions you have to read the questions’ data carefully in order to answer all the questions correctly. The best way to prepare for this chapter is going through all the past year order ranking questions and answers. Let’s take an example to know about the types of questions asked in this chapter -

### How to prepare a ranking test?

Read the question statements very carefully.

Verify your answer always using statements because in this topic error happens usually due to +1 or -1.

Practice all types of questions from diversified sources.

Practice previous year paper’s question.

**Example:-** Among five friends A is shorter than B but taller than E, C is slightly taller than B but D is slightly shorter than B and slightly taller than A. Who is the shortest?

**Explanation:- **

Let’s arrange them according to the statements given in the questions,

C>B>D>A>E

So, E is the shortest among all.

### Practice questions of Ranking test

**Q 1. In a row of students, Ravi is 10th to left of Ramesh, who is 30th from the left end.If Ramesh is exactly in the middle of ravi and Sandeep, then find minimum numbers of students possible in that row?**

39

38

40

41

Can’t be determined

**Q 2. In a row of students, Ravi is 10th to left of Ramesh, who is 30th from the left end.If Ramesh is exactly in the middle of ravi and Sandeep, then find the total strength?**

90

80

40

70

Can’t be determined

**Q 3. Amit is 24th from the left end and 6th from the right of Sumit. Anuj is 33th from the right end. Sumit is between Amit and Anuj.**

**what will be the total strength?**

45

44

50

43

None

**Q 4. Amit is 24th from the left end and 6th from the right of Sumit. Anuj is 33th from the right end. Sumit is between Amit and Anuj.**

**what is Anuj’s position from the left end?**

11

10

12

13

None

**Q 5. In a row of some children, S is 25th from left, T is 60th from right. If they interchanged their positions, then T becomes 70th from right end.**

**What is S’s right-hand position in new position?**

35

33

34

37

None of these

**Q 6. In a row of some children, S is 25th from left, T is 60th from right. If they interchanged their positions, then T becomes 70th from right end.**

**What is T’s left hand position in earlier position ?**

35

36

34

37

33

**Q 7. In a row of some children, S is 25th from left, T is 60th from right. If they interchanged their positions, then T becomes 70th from right end.**

**How many numbers of persons between S and T.**

10

11

9

12

8

**Q 8. In a row of some children, S is 25th from left, T is 60th from right. If they interchanged their positions, then T becomes 70th from right end.**

**What is the total strength?**

96

98

94

90

97

**Q 9. In a row of some children, S is 25th from left, T is 60th from right. If they interchanged their positions, then T becomes 70th from right end Find:**

**If ‘Q’ is placed exactly between S & T then what is his rank from left end?**

31

35

32

30

29

**Q 10. In a row of girls, Kamya is fifth from the left and Preeti is sixth from the right. When they exchange their Positions, then kamya becomes thirteenth from the left. What will be Preeti’s position from the right?**

10th

14th

11th

18th

7th

**Q 11. 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?**

35

36

37

40

34

**Q 12. There are 25 boys in a horizontal row. Rahul was shifted by three places towards his right side and he occupies the middle position in the row. What was his Original position from the left end of the row?**

15th

14th

12th

10th

16th

**Q 13. Aman is 16th from the left end in a row of boys and Vivek is 18th from the right end.Gagan is 11th from Aman towards the right and 3rd from Vivek towards the right end.How many boys are there in a row?**

40

42

45

41

48

**Q 14. In a row of girls, Nithya and Suganya occupy the ninth place from the right end and tenth place from the left end, respectively. If they interchange their places, then Nithya and Suganya occupy seventeenth place from the right and eighteenth place from the left respectively. How many girls are there in the row?**

22

24

26

20

28

**Q 15. In a queue of children, Arun is fifth from the left and Suresh is sixth from the right. When they interchange their places among themselves, Arun becomes thirteenth from the left. Then, what will be Suresh's position from the right?**

8th

14th

15th

13th

16th

**Q 16. Vimal is 7 ranks ahead of Sathish in a class of 39. If Sathish’s rank is seventeenth from the last, what is Vimal’s rank from the start?**

11th

12th

16th

18th

13th

**Q 17. In a row of trees, one tree is fifth from either end of the row. How many trees are there in the row?**

8

9

7

11

10

**Q 18. Sugan ranks sixteenth from the top and forty ninth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?**

61

64

65

66

54

**Q 19. In a class of boys stands in a single line. One boy is nineteenth in order from both the ends. How many boys are there in the class?**

17

30

37

39

27

**Q 20. If Ajay finds that he is twelth from the right in a line of boys and fourth from the left, how many boys should be added to the line such that there are 28 boys in the line?**

13

14

16

12

20

**Q 21. Mahi ranked ninth from the top and thirty eighth from the bottom in a class.How many students are there in the class?**

42

49

46

48

44

**Q 22. In a row of girls facing North, Reena is 10th to the left of Pallavi, who is 21st from the right end. If Malini, who is 17th from the left end, is fourth to the right of Reena, how many girls are there in the row?**

37

41

43

40

49

**Q 23. Ram ranked ninth from the top and thirty–eighth from the bottom in a class.How many students are there in the class?**

40

45

46

47

44

**Q 24. Nitin was counting down from 32. Sumit was counting upwards the numbers starting from 1 and he was calling out only the odd numbers. What common number will they call out at the same time if they were calling out at the same speed?**

19

21

18

they will not call out the same number

22

**Q 25. Rahul ranked nineteenth from the top and thirty-eighth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?**

55

56

57

59

58