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Ranking Notes and Questions for BANK PO

Ranking Questions Reasoning for BANK PO

Type 1:To Find Total Number of Person in a Row

Total Number of Person= (Persons From Left+ Person From Right) – 1

Example : In a Class A is 17th from the top and 33rd from bottom. How many students   are there in the class?

Solution : 17+33-1=>49

Position of a Person From One Side = ( Total Person- Position of Person From Given Side)+1

Example:  In a class of 50 students A is 17th from the top, what its position from the bottom?

Solution: (50-17)+1=>34


Type 2: When To find Number Of Person Between  Them


  • When there is no overlapping and find person between them

             Total Persons-(sum of position of persons from both the sides.)

Example : In a class of 50 students A is 15th from the top and S is 15th from the bottom. How many student are there between A and S?

Solution: 50-(15+15) => 20


  • When there is a overlapping between the persons


(Sum of positions of two different persons from both side) – Total number of person – 2.

Example: In a class of 50 students A is 35th from the top and S is 35th from the bottom. How many students are there between A and S?

Solution : (35+35)- 50-2=>18

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Type 3. If Total number of person asked and position of different persons are given, it is always a case of  “ cannot be determine”

Type 4. If positions are interchange.

Example: In a row Vivek is 12th from left side of row and Jitesh is 18th from right side of row. If they interchange their positions vivek become 25th from left. Then Find


  • New Position of Jitesh From right.
  • Total number of person
  • Number of Persons Between them.


Solution:1.  As Vivek position changes from 12 to 25 from left end so there is an increase of 13 rank so new position of jitesh from right side = 18+13=>31

  1. Total no. of person

As vivek Position changes from 12 to 25 from lft means person from left are 11+ 13=> 24

add all left and right persons= 24+17+1=> 42 Total person.

  1. Number of person between Them

(Position of Vivek from left after interchange- Position of vivek before interchange)-1


In this type of questions, we have to identify the position of given person or sequence of order (ascending, descending…etc.) of persons.


Ranking Practice questions Reasoning for BANK PO :

Q1. In a row of trees one tree is the 7th from either end of the row. how many trees are there in the row?

a) 11                   b) 13                          c) 15                       d) 14

Q 2.Sunita ranks 18th in a class of 49 students. What is his rank from the last?

a)18                     b) 19                        c) 31                           d) 32

Q3. Among 5 friends M is heavier than K and T. B is lighter than T and P. K is not the Lightest. Who among them is the lightest?

a)K                       b) B                         c)T                            d) can’t be determine.

Q 4.. Bharat is  8 ranks ahead of Divya who ranks 26 in a class of 42. What is Bharat’s rank from the last?

a) 9th                  b) 24th                  c) 25th d)                  34th

Q5. In a row of trees, one tree is fifth from either end of the row. How many trees are there in the row ?

a) 8                    b) 9                         c) 10                      d) 11

Q 6.. In a queue, Amrit is 10th from the top while Mohit is 25th from bottom and Meena is just in the middle of the two. If there be 50 persons in the queue. What position does Meena occupy from the top ?

a)18th               b) 19th                  c) 20th              d) 15th

Q 7. In a row of forty boys, R is fourth from the right end and W is tenth from the left end . How many boys are there between R and W?

a) 25                b) 26                    c) cnd                 d) 17

Q 8. How many 4’s are there preceded by 7 but not followed by 3?

5  9  3  2  1  7  4  2  6  9  7  4  6  1  3  2  8  7  4  1  3  8  3  2  5  6  7  4  3  9  5  8  2  0  1  8  7  4  6  3

a)4                  b) 3                        c) 6                    d) 5

Q9. Raja is sixth from the left end and vineet is tenth from the right end in a row of boys. If there are eight boys between Raja and Vineet, how many boys are there in the row ?

a) 24               b) 26                       c) 23              d) 25

Q10. Which of the following is fourth to the right of the tenth digit from the right end of the below arrangement?

1 8 5 9 4 7 1 2 5 8 3 6 5 9 2 7 6 4 5 2 9 2 6 4 1 2 3 5 1 4 2 8 3

a) 1           b) 2          c) 5                    d) 6


Ranking Notes and Questions for BANK PO

  1. B            2. D              3. B           4. C                5. B           6. A           7. B             8. A           9. A         10. c

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