Ratio and Proportion Questions Practice Question and Answer

Q:

The number of mainas and parrots in an aviary is in the ratio of (4x + 5) : 4x. If 25 mainas and 10 parrots are added to the aviary, then, the ratio would change to 5: 3. How many mainas are there in the aviary at initial?

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    20
    Correct
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  • 2
    30
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 3
    35
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    25
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 5
    None of these
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 4. "25"

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Answer : 2. " 192"

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There are 240 workers and an amount of Rs. 2880 is to be divided among them. The ratio of total amount received to men and women is 5 : 4 and the ratio of the amount given to each man and each woman is 5 : 8. Find the number of men.

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    120
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 2
    140
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 3
    160
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    180
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 5
    200
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 3. "160"

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A and B started a business in partnership. The ratio between the investments of A and B was 5: 4. If A invested for 12 months and at the end of the year the ratio of prot was 15: 8, then for how much time B invested?

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    8 months
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  • 2
    9 months
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 3
    6 months
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    10 months
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 5
    None of these
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 1. "8 months "

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4 years hence, the ratio of ages A and B will be 5: 7 and 6 years hence, the ratio of ages will be 11: 15, then and their present ages.

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    20 years, 26 years
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  • 2
    16 years, 24 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 3
    18 years, 28 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    12 years, 18 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 5
    None of these
    Correct
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Answer : 2. "16 years, 24 years"

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The ratio of present ages of P and Q is 3:4. The ratio of their ages 27 years hence would be 6:7. If P is 9 years younger than Q then, what would be the present age of Q?

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    36 years
    Correct
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  • 2
    45 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 3
    54 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    30 years
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 5
    41 years
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Answer : 1. "36 years"

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