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

In a row of ten boys, when Rohit was shifted by two places towards the left, he became seventh from the left end. What was his earlier position from the right end of the row ?

A. First
B. Second
C. Fourth
D. Sixth
Answer: B . Second


Number of boys in the row = 10.
Rohit's new position is 7th from the left or 4th from the right.
His earlier position was two places to the right of his new position i.e., his earlier position was second from the right.