Ages Related Problem Set 6


Ages Related Problem Set 6

Age Related Problems are important questions for all competitive exams. These questions are asked in sets of 2-3 questions.

Age Related ProblemsQ1. A’s age is one-sixths of B’s age. B’s age will be twice of C’s age after 10 years. If C’s eighth birthday was celebrated two years ago, then the present age of A must be :
(a) 5 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 20 years
(e) None of these

Q2. The ratio of ages of A and B is 8 : 9 and the age of B is two-thirds of C’s age and age of C is nine-thirteenths times the age of D. If the age of B is 18 years, then the age of C is :
(a) 36 years
(b) 39 years
(c) 27 years
(d) 54 years
(e) None of these

Q3. If Dennis is one-third the age of his father Keith now, and was one-fourth the age of his father 5 years ago, then how old will his father Keith be 5 years from now ?
(a) 2 years
(b) 45 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 50 years
(e) None of these

Age Related ProblemsQ4. The sum of ages of a father and son is 45 years. Five years ago, the product of their ages was four times the father’s age at that time. The present age of the father is :
(a) 39 years
(b) 36 years
(c) 25 years
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q5. If the ages of P and R are added to twice the age of Q, the total becomes 59. If the ages of Q and R are added to thrice the ageof P, the total becomes 68 and if the age of P is added to thrice the age of Q and thrice and age of R, the total becomes 108. What is the age of P ?
(a) 17 years
(b) 19 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 12 years
(e) None of these