Age Problems: Ratio And Proportion Quiz!

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Age Problems: Ratio And Proportion Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The ratio between the present ages of P and Q is 6:7. If Q is 4 years old than P, what will be the ratio of the ages of P and Q after 4 years.
    • A. 

      7:8

    • B. 

      7:9

    • C. 

      3:8

    • D. 

      3:5

  • 2. 
    The sum of the ages of a father and son is 45 years. Five years ago, the product of their ages was four times the father's age at that time. The present age of father and son.
    • A. 

      34, 11

    • B. 

      35, 10

    • C. 

      36, 9

    • D. 

      40, 5

  • 3. 
    Ten years ago, P was half of Q in age. If the ratio of their present ages is 3:4, what will be the total of their present ages?
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      35

  • 4. 
    Six years ago, the ratio of the ages of Kunal and Sagar was 6:5, Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 11:10. What is Sagar's age at present?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      16

  • 5. 
    A father said to his son, " I was as old as you are at present at the time of your birth. " If the father age is 38 now, the son age 5 years back was:
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      38

  • 6. 
    Six years ago Aasha was P times as old as Ben was. If Aasha is now 17 years old, how old is Ben now in terms of P?
    • A. 

      11/P

    • B. 

      11/P + 6

    • C. 

      P/11

    • D. 

      P/11 + 6

  • 7. 
    A total of the ages of A, B, and C at present is 90 years. Ten years ago, the ratio of their ages was 1: 2: 3. What is the age of B at present?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 8. 
    The sum of the ages of 5 children born at intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. what is the age of the youngest child?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Harini told her friends that if she adds ten times her age ten years from now to five times her age five years ago is the same as the 20 times of her current age. How old Harini will be fifteen years from now?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      20

  • 10. 
    The present age of a son is 40% of his father's age. And the age of his mother is 220% of his age. The average age of the three members is 38. Find the present age of the mother.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      44

  • 11. 
    5 times A's share is equal to 12 times B's share which is equal to 6 times C's share. The ratio between the shares of A, B, C is:
    • A. 

      5:10:12

    • B. 

      12:5:10

    • C. 

      10:12:5

    • D. 

      2:12:10

  • 12. 
    In a bag, there are coins of 50 paise, 25 paise, and one rupee in the proportion 5:6:2. If there are in all Rs.42, the number of 25 paisa coins is?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      52

    • D. 

      60

  • 13. 
    There are some pigeons and hares in a zoo. If heads are counted, there are 200. If legs are counted, there are 580. The number of hares in the zoo is?
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      85

  • 14. 
    In a mixture of 60 liters, the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1. What amount of water must be added to make the ratio of milk and water 1 : 2.
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      60

  • 15. 
    The incomes of two persons A and B is 3: 4. The ratio of their expenditures is 2: 4. If each saves Rs. 100 per month. Find A's income
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      350

  • 16. 
    An amount of Rs. 1560 was divided among A, B, C in the ratio 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/4. Find the share of C?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      320

    • C. 

      280

    • D. 

      360

  • 17. 
    60 kg of alloy A is mixed with 100 kg of alloy B to make a new alloy. If alloy A has lead and tin in the ratio 3: 2 and alloy B has tin and copper in the ratio 1: 4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy (in kgs) is:
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      65

  • 18. 
    The ratio of ages of a man and his wife is 4 :3. After 4 years, the ratio becomes 9: 7. If at the time of their marriage the ratio was 5 : 3, then how many years ago they got married?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      15

  • 19. 
    The ratio of the present ages of P and Q is 2 : 3. If the difference between Q's present age and P's age after 3 years is 5, then what is the sum of P's and Q's present ages?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      25

  • 20. 
    If 6 years is subtracted from the present age of Jagan and the remainder is divided by 18 in order to obtain the age of Aakash. Find the present age of Jagan if Aakash's age after 5 years is 8. 
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      84

    • D. 

      96

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