Ratio and Proportion Questions are important for competitive exams. We are here with another set of Ratio and Proportion Questionsratio and proportion

Q1. Incomes of two companies A and B are in the ratio of 5 : 8. Had the income of company A been more by Rs 25 lakh, the ratio of their incomes would have been 5 : 4. What is the income of company B?
(a) Rs 80 lakh
(b) Rs 50 lakh
(c) Rs 40 lakh
(d) Rs 60 lakh
(e) None of these

Q2. In 1 kg mixture of sand and iron, 20% is iron. How much sand should be added so that the proportion of iron becomes 10%?
(a) 1 kg
(b) 200 gms
(c) 800 gms
(d) 1.8 kg
(e) None of these

Q3. When 30 percent of a number is added to another number the second number increases to its 140 per cent. What is the ratio between the first and the second number?
(a) 3 : 4
(b) 4 : 3
(c) 3 : 2
(d) 4 : 5
(e) None of these

Q4. In Ram nagar Colony, the ratio of school going children to non-school going children is 5 : 4. If in the next year, the number of non-school going children is increased by 20%, making it 35,400 what is the new ratio of school going children to non-school going children?
(a) 4 : 5
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 25 : 24
(d) 6 : 7
(e) None of these

Q5. Rs 1104 is divided between 3 men, 4 women and 6 boys, so that the share of man, a women and a boy are in the proportion of 3 : 2 : 1. How much does each boy get?
(a) Rs 48
(b) Rs 64
(c) Rs 96
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these


1)C         2)A          3)B         4)C           5)A

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