Reasoning Questions : Ordering Set 4

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  1. In a row, Shradha is siting 6th to the left of Shweta and Shweta is siting 5th to the right of Sapna. How many people are sitting between Shradha and Sapna?
    A) None
    B) One
    C) Two
    D) Three
    E) More than three
    Answer & Explanation
    A) None
    Explanation:

    The arrangement becomes
    Shradha Sapna _ _ _ _ Shweta
    So no one os sitting between Shradha and Sapna
  2. In a row, Prachi is sitting at 4th position from the left end of row and Swati is sitting at 6th position from the right end of the row. If Surya is sitting in between Prachi and Swati, how many people are sitting in the row?
    A) 30
    B) 35
    C) 28
    D) Cannot be determined
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    D) Cannot be determined
    Explanation:

    Arrangement is
    _ _ _ Prachi Swati _ _ _ _ _
    Surya is between them, Surya can be any number of positions away from both, so total number of people cannot be determined.
  3. In a class of 20 students, Sahil has got 15th position from the top and Manav is 4 ranks above Sahil. What is Manav’s position from the bottom?
    A) 12th
    B) 10th
    C) 11th
    D) 9th
    E) 13th
    Answer & Explanation
    B) 10th
    Explanation:

    Manav is 4 ranks above Sahil, so he is at11th position from top, so from bottom (20-11)+1 = 10th position from bottom
  4. In a row, Sumedha is sitting 6th from the right end and Preeti is sitting 5th from the left end. Sumedha is at 20th position to right of Preeti. Find the total number of girls in the row?
    A) 25
    B) 28
    C) 22
    D) 30
    E) 34
    Answer & Explanation
    D) 30
    Explanation:

    _ _ _ _ Preeti _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(19 girls) _ _ Sumedha _ _ _ _ _
    Total = 5+19+6 = 30
  5. In a row of 25 children facing South Sumit is 16th from the right end and Maya is 18th from the left end. How many people are between Sumit and Maya?
    A) 3
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) Data inadequate
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    E) None of these
    Explanation:

    Up to Maya 18 people from left and up to Sumit 16 people from right.
    Since 18+16 > 25, so find what is Maya’s position from right and Sumit’s position from left.
    Maya is (25-18)+1 = 8th position from right. Sumit is (25-16)+1 = 10th position from left
    So in between them 25-(8+10) = 7
  6. Shalini correctly remembers that her father’s birthday is not after April 18th. Her brother correctly remembers that their father’s birthday is before 20th but after 17th of April. On which day in April was definitely their father’s birthday?
    A) 18
    B) 19
    C) 17
    D) 17 or 18
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    A) 18
    Explanation:

    Acc. to Shalini, birthday is on 1 or 2 or 3 or …. or 18 April
    Acc. To her brother, birthday is on 18 or 19
    Common date is 18 April.
  7. In a class test, Prerna’s rank is 3rd from the top and 25th from the bottom. 5 students who did not took the test and 8 students who were failed in the test were not given any ranks. What is the total number of students in the class?
    A) 40
    B) 41
    C) 38
    D) Data inadequate
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    A) 40
    Explanation:

    Acc. To Prerna’s rank, Ranks are given to total (25+3)-1 = 27 students
    So total students in class = 27+5+8 = 40
  8. Pushpa was shifted to 2nd to her right in a row of 35 people. Now Charu is sitting at 32nd position to the right of Pushpa. How many people were in between Charu and Pushpa’s original position?
    A) 30
    B) 33
    C) 32
    D) Data inadequate
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    B) 33
    Explanation:

    Since Pushpa is shifted to 2nd right and Charu is at 32nd right of Pushpa, in a row of 35 people, this is possible only when Charu is 1st from the right end, and Pushpa’s orginal position is 1st from the left end.
    So in between there are 33 people.
  9. Garima is 11th from the right end in a row of 40 people and there are 15 people between Garima and Shikha. What is Shikha’s position from the left end of the row?
    A) 15
    B) 13
    C) 14
    D) Data inadequate
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C) 14
    Explanation:

    Garima is 11th from right and 15 people between Garima and Shikha, so Shikha is (11+15)+1 = 27th position from right.
    So Shikha is (40-27)+1 = 14th from left.
  10. There are 42 people in a row. Ranbir is sitting 12th from the right end. Hritik is sitting 5th to right of Ranbir. Deepika is sitting 21st to the left of Hritik and Shahid is 7th to the right of Deepika. What is Shahid’s position from the left end?
    A) 21
    B) 23
    C) 22
    D) 24
    E) Data inadequate
    Answer & Explanation
    C) 22
    Explanation:

    Ranbir is 12th from the right end. Hritik is 5th to right of Ranbir, so Hritik is 7th from right end of the row.
    Now Deepika is 21st to the left of Hritik, so she is 28th from right end of row, now Shahid is 7th to right of Deepika, so Shahid is 21st from right end.
    Shahid is 21st from right end so (42-21)+1 = 22 from left.