# RATIO AND PROPORTION

Ratio And Proportion Fully solved questions with complete explanation for written test, interview, competitive exams and entrance test. This section is very useful for those who are preparing for competitive exams such as Written test of IT companies,Bank Exams, CAT Exams, GATE Exams, Railway Exams, SSC, UPSC, Defence and many more.

Q. if(a+b):(b+c):(c+a)=6:7:8 and a+b+c=14, then c=?

• A) 6
• B) 7
• C) 8
• D) 14
Q. The sum of 3 numbers is 98. If the ratio of first to the 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
Q. Find the fourth proportional to the numbers60,48,30

• A) 36
• B) 24
• C) 48
• D) 33
Q. 2 persons invested their capitals in the ratio 2:3, period of investments not being equal. If they shared the year end profit in the ratio 1:2, what is the ratio of period of investments?

• A) 3:4
• B) 4:3
• C) 2:1
• D) 1:4
Q. In Hyderabad, an Ambassador car with only the driver inside moves at a speed of 30 kmph. Its speed gets reduced by a quantity which is directly proportional to the number of passengers (excluding the driver) seated inside. The speed of the car reduces by 10 kmph, if there are 5 passengers. then A minimum of how many passengers should be seated such that the car does not move at all?

• A) 8
• B) 15
• C) 10
• D) None of these
Q. Four friends jointly bought a plot worth Rs.5,60,OOO. For every 7 rupees Ajay paid, Bhanu paid 15rupees and for every 5 rupees Bhanu paid, Chandu paid 12 rupees. The amounts paid by Chandu and Deepak are in the ratio of 2 : 3. How much amount did Chandu spend on purchasing the plot?

• A) RS.1,80,000
• B) Rs.2,70,000
• C) Rs.75,000
• D) None of the above
Q. A and B have money in the ratio 2:1.If A gives Rs.2 to B, the money will be in the ratio 1:1, what were the initial amounts they had?

• A) Rs.12 and Rs.6
• B) Rs.16 and Rs.8
• C) Rs.8 and Rs.4
• D) Rs.6 and Rs.3
Q. Two equal vessels are filled with the mixtures of water and milk in the ratio of 3:4 and 5:3 respectively.If the mixtures are poured into third vessel,the ratio of water and milk in the third vessel will be

• A) 15:12
• B) 53:59
• C) 20:9
• D) 59:53
Today's Challenging Question
Q. Ajay & Bimal can do a price of work in 10 days, Bimal & Chetan can do in 15 days and Chetan and Ajay in 20 days. They work together for 6 days and then Ajay leaves and now Bimal & Chetan work together for 4 more days. If Bimal leaves, how long will Chetan take to finish the work?
A) 12 days
B) 10 days
C) 16 days
D) none
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