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**Ranking For IBPS RRB Exam: **Reasoning Ability is quite an important section when it comes to bank exams and their preparation. With the upcoming IBPS RRB 2024 exam we are here with a blog discussing important Practice Questions for Ranking Topics in Reasoning Ability which is important for the IBPS RRB prelims exam. The ‘Ranking’ topic is one of the scoring topics in Logical Reasoning. It is based on arranging the position of people/objects in an order (ascending or descending) based on certain parameters such as height, weight, rank, etc. or you have to find out the position of people/objects from left to right/right to left or top to bottom. Candidates bookmark our article and check types of ranking, important questions and more details in the article below.

## Important Question For Ranking Section

**Directions:** Answer the questions based on the information given below.

Seven stars (A, B, C, D, E, F, and G) have different brightness. A is the 3^{rd} brightest star. B is brighter than A but not brighter than C. D is not brighter than F. G is brighter than F but not brighter than E.

Common solution:

**Clues:**

1. A is the 3^{rd} brightest star.

2. B is brighter than A but not brighter than C.

3. G is brighter than F but not brighter than E.

4. D is not brighter than F.

**Inferences:**

From clue 1 and clue 2, we get

C > B > A

From clue 3 and clue 4, we get,

E > G > F > D

The final arrangement is as follows:

C > B > A > E > G > F > D

**Question 1:** ____stars are brighter than Star F.

A) One

B) Three

C) Four

D) Five

E) Six

**Solution:**

Five stars are brighter than Star F.

Hence, option d.

**Question 2:** Which star is 7^{th} brightest star?

A) Star C

B) Star B

C) Star F

D) Star D

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Star D is the 7^{th} brightest star.

Hence, option d.

**Question 3:** Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G have different age. C is elder than only G. A is younger than F but elder than E. B is younger than E. D is younger than E. Who is the 3^{rd} youngest person in the group?

A) B

B) D

C) E

D) A

E) Either (a) or (b)

**Solution:**

**Clues:**

1. C is elder than only G.

2. A is younger than F but elder than E.

3. B is younger than E.

4. D is younger than E

**Inferences:**

From clue 1, we get, C is 2^{nd} youngest person in the group and G is youngest person.

From clue 2 and 3, we get, F is elder than A, who is elder than E, who is elder than B.

From clue 4, we get, F is the eldest person as both B and D are younger than E.

The final arrangement is as follows.

Persons | F | A | E | B/D | B/D | C | G |

The 3^{rd} youngest person in the group is either B or D.

Hence, option e.

**Directions:** Answer the questions based on the information given below.

Six children (Payal, Ryan, Raj, Sodhi, Om and Ashu) have different heights. Ryan is taller than Payal, but shorter than Raj. Om, who is not the tallest child, is taller than Ryan. Sodhi is taller than Raj. Payal is not the shortest child. Raj is not third tallest child.

**Starting point:** Ryan is taller than Payal, but shorter than Raj.

**Clues:**

1. Ryan is taller than Payal, but shorter than Raj.

2. Om, who is not the tallest child, is taller than Ryan.

**Inference:**

From clue 1 and 2, we get,

Payal < Ryan < Om, Raj

**Clues:**

1. Sodhi is taller than Raj.

2. Payal is not the shortest child.

**Inference:**

From clue 1 and 2, we get,

Sodhi > Raj, Om > Ryan > Payal > Ashu

**Clues:**

1. Raj is not third tallest child.

**Inference:**

From clue 1, we get Raj is the second tallest person.

The final arrangement is as follows:

Sodhi > Raj > Om > Ryan > Payal > Ashu

**Question 4:** Who is the second tallest child?

A) Om

B) Raj

C) Sodhi

D) Ashu

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Raj is the second tallest child.

Hence, option b.

**Question 5:** How many children are taller than Ashu?

A) One

B) Three

C) Four

D) Five

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Five children are taller than Ashu.

Hence, option d.

**Directions: **Answer the questions based on the information given below.

Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R have different weights. P is heavier than at least two persons. N is lighter than only one person. R is heavier than Q, who is heavier than O. M is heavier than P but not the heaviest.

**Clues:**

1.) P is heavier than at least two persons.

2.) N is lighter than only one person.

**Inference:**

So, N is 2^{nd} heaviest person.

_ > N >P/>/P> _ > _

**Clues:**

3.) M is heavier than P but not the heaviest.

4.) R is heavier than Q, who is heavier than O.

**Inference:**

R > N > M > P > Q > O

**Question 6:** Who among the following is lightest?

A) P

B) Q

C) O

D) R

E) N

**Solution:**

O is the lightest.

Hence, option c.

**Question 7:** How many persons are lighter than P?

A) Six

B) Three

C) Five

D) Two

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Two persons are lighter than P.

Hence, option d.

**Question 8:** There are 6 boys P, Q, R, S, T and U having different heights. Q is taller than T, who is not taller than R. S is taller than U. T is taller than S. R is shorter than only 2 boys. P is the tallest.

Who is second tallest boy?

A) S

B) U

C) Q

D) T

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Q is taller than T, who is not taller than R. S is taller than U. T is taller than S. R is shorter than only 2 boys. P is the tallest.

P > Q > R > T > S > U

Q is the second tallest boy.

Hence, option c.

**Directions: **Answer the questions based on the information given below:

Six persons M, N, R, S, T and V have different number of coins. M has more coins than S. Only V has fewer coins than R. N doesn’t have fewer coins than T. M has fewer coins than T.

Common solution:

**Clues:**

M has more coins than S. Only V has fewer coins than R. N doesn’t have fewer coins than T. M has fewer coins than T.

**Inference:**

N has highest number of coins. V has least number of coins.

N > T > M > S > R > V

**Question 9:** If M and S have 23 and 20 coins in any order, what is the probable number of coins with V?

A) 24

B) 21

C) 12

D) 22

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

V has least number of coins, so V must have fewer coins than 20.

Hence, option c.

**Question 10:** ____ persons have more coins than S.

A) Two

B) Four

C) One

D) Three

E) None of the above

**Solution:**

Three persons have more coins than S.

Hence, option d.

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## Ranking For IBPS RRB Exam FAQs

**What is the concept of ranking in the IBPS RRB exam?**

Ranking questions involve determining the position or rank of individuals or items in a sequence based on given conditions or criteria.

**What types of ranking questions are asked in the IBPS RRB exam?**

Types include linear ranking, circular ranking, ranking based on scores, and ranking based on age, height, or other attributes.

**How can one solve linear ranking questions?**

Arrange individuals or items in a straight line based on the given information, and determine their positions accordingly.

**How do you determine the rank from the top or bottom in a ranking question?**

Use the given information to count positions from the top or bottom to find the required rank.

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