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Ratio and Proportion Problems with Answers

Ratio and Proportion (Quantitative Aptitude)

Ratio and Proportion (Quantitative Aptitude) Objective Type Questions:

Ratio & Proportion Aptitude Questions

Question 1
In a factory the ratio of skilled, unskilled workmen and Clerks is 8 : 5 : 1. The ratio of their daily wages is 5 : 2 : 3 respectively. If on employing 20 unskilled workers, the total daily wages of all the workmen is Rs. 318, then find the daily wages of workers of each class
A
Rs. 24
B
Rs. 48
C
Rs. 81
D
Rs. 18
Question 2
The ratio of the number of gents to ladies in a party was 2:3. When 20 more gents joined the group, the ratio was reversed. The number of ladies in the party was
A
30
B
24
C
36
D
16
Question 3
The ratio of the number of boys and girls at a party was 1:2 but when 2 boys and 2 girls left, the ratio became 1:3. then the number of persons initially in the party was
A
36
B
12
C
24
D
15
Question 4
A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 3:2. If 4 litres of water is added to the mixture, milk and water in the mixture becomes equal. The quantity of milk in the mixture in litre is.
A
4
B
6
C
12
D
18
Question 5
If the ratio of the areas of two squares is 1:4, the ratio of their perimeters is
A
1 : 6
B
1 : 8
C
1 : 2
D
1 : 4
Question 6
Two equal glasses are 12 and 23 full of milk respectively. The two are completely filled up with water. The contents of the two glasses are then mixed in another vessel. The ratio of milk and water in the vessel is

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A
1 : 1
B
2 : 3
C
5 : 7
D
7 : 5
Question 7
Two varieties of oil are mixed in the ratio 4:3 to produce first quality and if they are mixed in the ratio 2:3 second quality is obtained. How many kg. of the first quality be mixed with 10 kg of the second quality so that a third quality having the two verieties in the ratio 5 : 4 may be produced?
A
98 kg
B
48 kg
C
88 kg
D
42 kg
Question 8
If a man goes from Agra to another place Delhi 100 km apart in 4 hours at a certain speed. With the same speed going from Delhi to Chandigarh 400 km apart, what time will he take ?
A
20 hours
B
12 hours
C
8 hours
D
16 hours
Question 9
A bag contains Rs. 600 in the form of 1-rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins in the ratio 3 : 4 : 12 the number of 25 paise coins is:
A
1200
B
1376
C
900
D
600
Question 10
An amount is to be distributed among Anubha, Balram and Chanakya in the ratio 3:7:5 respectively. If the difference in the shares of Anubha and Balram is Rs. 7,600/- what will be the share of Chanakya?
A
Rs. 10,000
B
Rs. 19,000
C
Rs. 5,700
D
Rs. 9,500
Question 11
In a mixture of 60 litres the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1, if this ratio is to be 1 : 2 the quantity of water is litre to be further added is :
A
20
B
60
C
40
D
30
Question 12
The ratio between two numbers is 3 : 7. If their LCM is 210, find the numbers.
A
20 and 70
B
30 and 70
C
40 and 60
D
30 and 50
Question 13
Compound ratio of 2 : 3 and 3 : 4 is:
A
2/3 : 3/4
B
8 : 9
C
1 : 2
D
none of these
Question 14
770 have been divided among A, B, C such that A gets (2/3) of what B gets (1/4) of what C gets then B’s shall is:
A
240
B
320
C
160
D
120
Question 15
Rs. 780 is divided among 2 men, 6 women and 8 boys so that the share of a man, a woman and a boy are in the ratio 3:2:1. Then, how much does a boy get?

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A
Rs. 240
B
Rs. 40
C
Rs. 60
D
Rs. 130
Question 16
Two numbers are in the ratio 3:5, If 8 is subtracted from each, then they are in the ratio 1:3. Then, the second number is

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A
15
B
12
C
20
D
4
Question 17
The HCF of three numbers is 12. If they are in the ratio of 1:2:3, the numbers are
A
10, 20, 30
B
5, 10, 15
C
4, 8, 12
D
12, 24, 36
Question 18
A sum of Rs. 3400 has been divided among A,B and C in such a way that A gets 23 of what B gets and B gets 14 of what C gets. Then, B's share is
A
Rs. 600
B
Rs. 500
C
Rs. 400
D
Rs. 340
Question 19
The proportion of copper and zinc in brass is 13:7. How much zinc will be there in 100 kg of brass?

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A
35 kg
B
45 kg
C
20 kg
D
50 kg
Question 20
Two equal glasses are respectively 1/3 and ¼ full of milk. They are then filled with water and the content mixed in a tumbler. The ratio of milk and water in the tumbler is :
A
11 : 23
B
7 : 17
C
7 : 5
D
9 : 21
Question 21
A bag contains one rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins in the ratio 5:7:9. If the total amount in the bag is Rs. 430, find the number of coins of 25 paise.
A
360
B
300
C
200
D
280
Question 22
An amount of Rs. 2430 ls divided among Abhinav, Bawri and Charles such that if their shares be reduced by Rs. 5, Rs. 10 and Rs. 15 respectively. the remainders shall be in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5 . The share of Bawri is :
A
Rs. 605
B
Rs. 810
C
Rs. 790
D
Rs. 800
Question 23
Mean proportional to 16 and 36 is:

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A
81
B
24
C
30
D
26
Question 24
The ratio between the annual incomes of Deepti and Neha is 5:4 and between their expenditures is 4:3. If at the end of the year, Deepti and Neha respectively save Rs. 400 and Rs. 500, then the income of Deepti is:
A
Rs. 4,800
B
Rs. 3,200
C
Rs. 4,000
D
Rs. 3,700
Question 25
Rs. 730 were divided among A, B and C in such a way that if A gets Rs. 3, then B gets Rs. 4 and if B gets Rs. 3.50 then C gets Rs. 3. The share of B exceeds that of C by :
A
Rs. 210
B
Rs. 30
C
Rs. 70
D
Rs. 40
Question 26
The ages of Manoj and Amit are in the ratio 2:3. After 12 years, their ages will be in the ratio 11:15. The age of Amit is:
A
56 years
B
40 years
C
48 years
D
32 years
Question 27
If a : b = 5 : 9 and b : c = 4 : 7, find a : b : c.
A
20 : 36 : 64
B
20 : 30 : 63
C
20 : 36 : 63
D
22 : 36 : 63
Question 28
In a factory the ratio of male workers to female workers was 5 : 3, If the number of female workers was less by 40, find the total number of workers in the factory.

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A
180
B
170
C
160
D
150
Question 29
A man reaches a destination in 100 days taking rest for 8 hours a day. If he increases his speed thrice and rests for half of the previous one, then in how many days will he reach the thrice distant place, than previous one?
A
81 days
B
82 days
C
80 days
D
79 days
Question 30
The ratio of the father's age to son's age is 4:1. The product of their ages is 196. The ratio of their ages after 5 years will be:
A
14:5
B
11:4
C
3:1
D
10:3
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