# Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio and Proportion Questions Set 6

1. In a pouch,there are coins of 25 paise , 10 paise and 5 paise in the ratio 1:2:3.If there are Rs 45 in all,find how many 25 paise coins are there in it?
75
60
55
65
None of these
Option A
[(25x) + (10x * 2) + (5x * 3)] /100 =45
60 x = 4500

2. The ratio of the number of males and females in a college is 3:2.If 30% of males and 70% of females appeared in a test,the ratio of candidates appeared in test to that not appeared in the test is which of the following?
21:20
23:27
24:25
26:28
None of these
Option B
30% males=30/100 * 30 = 9
70% females= 70/100 * 20 =14
=(9 + 14 ) : (50-23) =23:27

3. Lucknow zoo has 66 tigers.Some white and rest yellow.Which of the following could be ratio of white to yellow tigers in lucknow zoo?
1:3
2:7
2:9
1:7
None of these
Option C

4. The ratio of prices of 2 suits is 10:15.If the price of first suit is increased by 10% and that if the second suit by Rs 400 then th ratio of their prices is 4:7.What are the initial prices of the suits?
88
92
98
94
None of these
Option D

5. The sum of 3 numbers is 68.If the ratio of 1st to 2nd is 3:2 and that of the 2nd to 3rd is 5:3,the which of the following is 2nd number?
20
22
25
32
35
Option B
x:y= 3:2
y:z=5:3
y:z = (5*[2/5]) : (3*[2/5])

6. Ratio of earnings of Avnish and Banya is 3:5.If the earnings of Avnish increase by 25% and those of Banya decrease by 30%,the new ratio of their earnings become 6:8.What is Avnish earnings?
10000
14000
22000
24000
Data idequate
Option E

7. A sum of money is to be distributed among Priyal , Queen , Riya and Shivani is ratio of 2:5:6:7.If riya gets Rs 500 more than Shivani,what is Priyal’s share?
Rs 1200
Rs 1000
Rs 1400
Rs 1500
Rs 1800
Option B

8. Two numbers are respectively are 40% and 60% more than the third number.The ratio of two numbers will be which of the following?
7:8
7:5
2:5
9:11
None of these
Option A
Let 3rd number = x
(140/100)x=(7/5)x
(160/100)x=(8/5)x

9. The salary of Avnsh ,Banya and Caryl is 5:3:2.If the increments of 20%,10% and 20% are allowed in their slaaries,the what will be new ratio ?
14:17:19
10:9:13
20:11:8
11:5:51
None of these
Option C

10. Two numbers are in ratio 5:8.If 4 is subtracted fromeach ,the ratio becomes 1:2.Which of the following is smaller number?
10
8
6
12
14
Option A