# Ratio and Proportion Questions and Answers Aptitude Problems

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## Ratio and Proportion Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

Q.1 If (4x-3y) : (2x+5y) = 12 : 19 then x : y is…….

(A) 2:3

(B) 1 : 2

(C) 3 : 2

(D) 2 : 1

Ans . C

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Q.2 If x/5 = x/8, then (x +5) : (x + 8) is equal to……

(A) 3 : 5

(B) 13:8

(C) 8:5

(D) 5:8

Ans . D

Q.3 If x : y = 6 : 5, then (5x+3y) : (5x-3y) is equal to……

(A) 2 : 1

(B) 3 : 1

(C) 5 : 3

(D) 5 : 2

Ans . B

Q.4 What same number must be added to each term of the ratio 7 : 3 so that the ratio becomes 2 : 3?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 5

(D) can’t be determined

Ans . D

Q.5 The ratio of the two numbers is 3 : 4 and their sum is 420. The greater of the two numbers is……

(A) 175

(B) 200

(C) 240

(D) 315

Ans . C

Q.6 Five bananas and four apples cost as much s three bananas and seven apples. The ratio of the cost of one banana to that of one apple is…….

(A) 3 : 2

(B) 4 : 3

(C) 3 : 4

(D) 1 : 3

Ans . A

Q.7 The speeds of three cars are in the ratio 5 : 4 : 6 . The ratio between the times taken by them to travel the same distance is…….

(A) 5 : 4 : 6

(B) 6 : 4 : 5

(C) 10 : 12 : 15

(D) 12 : 15 : 10

Ans . D

Q.8 A dog takes 3 leaps for every 5 leaps of a hare. If one leap of the dog is equal to 3 leaps of the hare, the ratio of the speed of the dog to that of the hare……

(A) 8 : 5

(B) 9 : 5

(C) 8 : 7

(D) 9 : 7

Ans . B

Q.9 Rs. 180 contained in a box consists of one rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins in the proportion of 2 : 3 : 4. What is the number of 50 paise coins?

(A) 120

(B) 150

(C) 180

(D) 240

Ans . A

Q. 10 In a school, 10% of the boys are same in number as ¼ of the girls and 10% of the girls are same in number as 1/25 of the boys. What is the ratio of boys to girls in that school?

(A) 3 : 2

(B) 5 : 2

(C) 2 : 1

(D) 4 : 3

Ans . B