Welcome to your Aptitude Test-2-Ratio and Proportion

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1) Rs.590 is divided amongst A, B, C so that 5 times A's share, six times B's share and eight times C's share are all equal. Find C's share?

Rs.170

Rs.150

Rs.130

Rs.175

2) Two numbers are in the ratio 3:5. If 9 be subtracted from each, they are in the ratio of 9:17. The first number is:

27

36

30

18

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

42

60

32

52

4) A fort of 2000 soldiers has provisions for 50 days. After 10 days some of them left and the food was now enough for the same period of 50 days as before. How many of them left?

400

600

1000

800

5) A contractor undertakes to complete the construction of a tunnel 720 meters long in 240 days and employs 60 men for the purpose. After 120 days, he finds that only 240 meters of the tunnel is complete. How many more men should be employ in order to complete the work in time?

60 men

80 men

55 men

70 men

6) The food in a camp lasts for 30 men for 40 days. If ten more men join, how many days will the food last?

35 days

20 days

28 days

30 days

7) Rs.1170 is divided so that 4 times the first share, thrice the 2nd share and twice the third share amount to the same. What is the value of the third share?

Rs.260

Rs.540

Rs.270

Rs.360

8) Two numbers are in the ratio of 5:7. If 25 be subtracted from each, they are in the ratio of 35:59. Find the numbers?

40,56

60,84

45,63

55,77

9) Divide Rs.118000 among three persons A, B and C such that the ratio of the shares of A and B is 3:4 and that of B:C is 5:6?

30000 B = 40000 C = 48000

30000 B = 48000 C = 40000

48000 B = 40000 C = 30000

40000 B = 48000 C = 30000

10) A garrison of 2000 men has provisions for 54 days. At the end of 15 days, a reinforcement arrives, and it is now found that the provisions will last only for 20 days more. What is the reinforcement?

3900 men

2300 men

900 men

1900 men

11) 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?

85

100

90

110

12) A gets 3 times as much money as B gets, B gets only Rs.25 more then what C gets. The three gets Rs.675 in all. Find the share of B?

Rs.125

Rs.140

Rs.115

Rs.110

13) The average monthly salary of laborers and supervisors in a factory is Rs.1250 per month; where as the average monthly salary of 6 supervisors is Rs.2450. If the average monthly salary of the laborers is Rs.950 find the number of laborers?

22

20

18

24

14) The compound ratio of 5:6, 3:2 and 4:5?

12:13

1:5

1:4

1:1

15) Find the fraction which has the same ratio to 2/13 that 5/34 has to 7/48.

150/1547

218/1547

376/1547

240/1547

16) Rs.525 among A, B and C such that B may get 2/3 of A and C together get. Find the share of C?

not possible to find

Rs.315

Rs.210

Rs.105

17) The incomes of two persons A and B are in the ratio 3:4. If each saves Rs.100 per month, the ratio of their expenditures is 1:2 . Find their incomes?

200, 300

250, 300

150, 200

100, 200

18) 125 liters of a mixture of milk and water contains in the ratio 3:2. How much water should now be added so that the ratio of milk and water becomes 3:4?

50 liters

30 liters

40 liters

20 liters

19) 10 camels cost as much as 24 horses, 16 horses cost as much as 4 oxen and 6 oxen as much as 4 elephants. If the cost of 10 elephants is Rs.170000, find the cost of a camel?

Rs.6000

Rs.6800

Rs.4500

Rs.5700

20) Divide Rs. 1500 among A, B and C so that A receives 1/3 as much as B and C together and B receives 2/3 as A and C together. A's share is?

Rs.375

Rs.525

Rs.600

Rs.0

21) There is food for 760 men for 22 days. How many more men should join after two days so that the same food may last for 19 days more?

60 men

25 men

40 men

20 men

22) A, B and C have Rs.500 between them, A and C together have Rs.200 and B and C Rs.350. How much does C have?

Rs.75

Rs.100

Rs.50

Rs.150

23) Divide Rs.32000 in the ratio 3:5?

18000, 14000

12000, 20000

10000, 22000

30000, 2000

24) A certain sum of money is divided among A, B and C so that for each Rs. A has, B has 65 paisa and C 40 paisa. If C's share is Rs.40, find the sum of money?

Rs.410

Rs.205

Rs.485

Rs.315

25) A bag contains a certain number of 50 paise coins, 20 paise coins and 10 paise coins inthe ratio 2:3:4. If the total value of all the coins in the bag is Rs.400, find the number of coins of each kind?

50p coins = 300 20p coins = 700 10p coins = 200

50p coins = 800 20p coins = 400 10p coins = 200

50p coins = 400 20p coins = 600 10p coins = 800

50p coins = 400 20p coins = 500 10p coins = 300

26) 1600 men have provisions for 28 days in the temple. If after 4 days, 400 men leave the temple, how long will the food last now?

32 days

35 days

28 days

30 days

27) Rs. 1300 is divided into three parts A, B and C. How much A is more than C if their ratio is 1/2:1/3:1/4?

Rs.200

Rs.300

Rs.600

Rs.100

28) The simple form of the ratio 2/3:2/5 is?

6:10

5:3

10:6

3:5

29) If 12 men can reap 120 acres of land in 36 days, how many acres of land can 54 men reap in 54 days?

890 acres

810 acres

650 acres

720 acres

30) 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 as 1:2?

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