Direction to solve:

In this type of questions, generally, the ranks of a person-both from the top and from the bottom are mentioned and the total, number, of persons, is asked. However, this question is put in the form of a puzzle of interchanging seats by two persons.


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

A) 25

B) 26

C) 27

D) Data inadequate


In a queue, Shikhar is ninth from the back. Arun's place is eighth from the front. Nikhil is standing between the two. What could u be the minimum number of boys standing in the queue?

A) 8

B) 10

C) 12

D) 14


1n a row of girls, there are 16 girls, between Priya and Natasha. Priya is thirty-second from the left end of the row. If Priya is nearer than Natasha to the right end of the row, then how far away is Natash from the left end of the row?

A) Data inadequate

B) 14th

C) 15th

D) 16th

E) None of these


N ranks fifth in a class. S is eighth from the last. If T is sixth after N and just in the middle of N and S, then how many students are there in the class

A) 23

B) 24

C) 25

D) 26


Richard is fifteenth from the front in a column of boys. There were thrice as many behind him as there were in front. How many boys are there between Richard and the seventh boy from the end of the column?

A) 33

B) 34

C) 35

D) Data inadequate

E) None of these