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Subject: Ratio and Proportion 1

**Part 1: List for questions and answers of Ratio & Proportion**

**Q1. Two numbers are respectively 20% and 50% more than a third number. The ratio of the two numbers is:**

a) 2:5

b) 3:5

c) 4:5

d) 6:7

**Q2. A sum of money is to be distributed among A, B, C, D in the proportion of 5:2:4:3. If C gets Rs. 1000 more than D, what is B’s share?**

a) Rs500

b) Rs1500

c) Rs2000

d) None of these

**Q3. Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?**

a) 2:3:4

b) 6:7:8

c) 6:8:9

d) None of these

**Q4. In a mixture 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water 2:1. If this ratio is to be 1:2, then the quanity of water to be further added is:**

a) 20 litres

b) 30 litres

c) 40 litres

d) 60 litres

**Q5. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a college is 7:8. If the percentage increase in the number of boys and girls be 20% and 10% respectively, what will be the new ratio?**

a) 8:9

b) 17:18

c) 21:22

d) Cannot be determined

**Q6. Salaries of Ravi and Sumit are in the ratio 2:3. If the salary of each is increased by Rs. 4000, the new ratio becomes 40:57. What is Sumit’s salary?**

a) Rs17,000

b) Rs20,000

c) Rs25,500

d) Rs38,000

**Q7. If 0.75:x::5:8, then x is equal to:**

a) 1.12

b) 1.2

c) 1.25

d) 1.30

**Q8. The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to second is 2:3 and that of the second to the third is 5:8, then the second number is:**

a) 20

b) 30

c) 48

d) 58

**Q9. The salaries A, B, C are in the ratio 2:3:5. If the increments of 15%, 10% and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, then what will be new ratio of their salaries?**

a) 3:3:10

b) 10:11:20

c) 23:33:60

d) Cannot be determined

**Q10. If 40% of a number is equal to two-third of another number, what is the ratio of first number to the second number?**

a) 2:5

b) 3:7

c) 5:3

d) 7:3

**Q11. The fourth proportional to 5, 8, 15 is:**

a) 18

b) 24

c) 19

d) 20

**Q12. Two number are in the ratio 3:5. If 9 is subtracted from each, the new numbers are in the ratio 12:23. The smaller number is:**

a) 27

b) 33

c) 49

d) 55

**Q13. In a bag, there are coins of 25 p, 10 p and 5 p in the ratio of 1:2:3. If there is Rs. 30 in all, how many 5 p coins are there?**

a) 50

b) 100

c) 150

d) 200

**Q14. If a:b = 2:3 and b:c = 4:3, then find a:b:c**

a) 8:12:9

b) 2:3:8

c) 2:3:9

d) 2:3:12

**Q15. Find the fourth proportion to 2,3,6**

a) 18

b) 12

c) 9

d) 4

**Q16. If A:B = 2:3, B:C = 4:5 and C:D = 6:7, then find the value of A:B:C:D**

a) 15:24:30:35

b) 16:24:30:35

c) 17:24:30:35

d) 18:24:30:35

**Q17. If 2:9::x:18, then find the value of x**

a) 2

b) 3

c) 4

d) 6

**Q18. if x:y = 1:3, then find the value of (7x+3y):(2x+y)**

a) 14:5

b) 15:5

c) 16:5

d) 17:5

**Q19. Rs. 120 are divided among A, B, C such that A’s share is Rs.20 more than B’s and Rs.20 less than C’s. What is B’s share**

a) Rs10

b) Rs20

c) Rs24

d) Rs28

**Q20. Find the fourth proportion to 2,3,6**

a) 18

b) 12

c) 9

d) 4

**Part 1: List for questions and answers of Ratio & Proportion**

Q1. Answer: c

Q2. Answer: c

Q3. Answer: a

Q4. Answer: d

Q5. Answer: c

Q6. Answer: d

Q7. Answer: b

Q8. Answer: c

Q9. Answer: c

Q10. Answer: c

Q11. Answer: b

Q12. Answer: b

Q13. Answer: c

Q14. Answer: a

Q15. Answer: c

Q16. Answer: b

Q17. Answer: c

Q18. Answer: c

Q19. Answer: b

Q20. Answer: c