__QUANT QUIZ-15 BASED ON__

__RATIO AND PROPORTION__**1. Two numbers are in ratio 1/2:2/2/3, when each of these are increased by 15, they become in the ratio1/2/3:2/1/2 . Find the numbers:**

**a. 27, 36**

**b. 36,27**

**c. 48, 27**

**d. 64,48**

**2. 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 was the initial amounts they had:**

**a. Rs 12, Rs 6**

**b. Rs 16 , Rs 8**

**c. Rs. 8 ,Rs 4**

**d. Rs 6 and Rs 3**

**3. A man ordered 4 pairs of black socks and some pair of brown socks. The price of a black socks is double that of a brown pair, while preparing the bill the clerk interchanged the number of black and brown pairs by mistake which increased the bill by 50%.The ratio of the number of black and brown pairs of socks in the original order was:**

**a. 2:1**

**b. 4:1**

**c. 1:2**

**d. 1:4**

**4. A fruit seller sold big, medium and small sized apples for Rs 15, Rs 10 , Rs 5 respectively. The total number of apples sold were in the ratio 3:2:5.Find the average cost of an apple :**

**a. 8**

**b. 10**

**c.9**

**d.7**

**5. 4 yrs ago, the ratio of the age of A and B was 2:3 and after 4 yrs it will become 5:7.Find their present age:**

**a. 36,40**

**b. 32,48**

**c. 40,56**

**d. 36, 52**

**6. If there is a reduction in the number of workers in a factory in the ratio 15:11 and an increment in the wage in the ratio 22 : 25 than the ratio by which the total wage of the workers should be decreased in:**

**a. 6:5**

**b. 5:6**

**c. 3:7**

**d. 3:5**

**7. Two equal glasses filled with alcohol and water in the proportion 2:1 and 3:2 are emptied into a 3**

^{rd}glass. The proportion of alcohol and water in the 3^{rd}glass will be:**a. 13:17**

**b. 19:17**

**c. 13:11**

**d. 19:11**

**8. A policeman starts to chase a thief, when the thief goes 10 steps, the policeman moves 8 steps. 5 steps of policeman are equal to 7 steps of thief. The ratio of the speeds of policeman and thief is:**

**a. 25:28**

**b. 25:26**

**c. 28:25**

**d. 56:25**

**9. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school was 5:3. Some new boys and girls were admitted to the school, in the ratio 5:7.At time, the total number of students in the school became 1200 and the ratio of boys to girls changed to 7:5. The number of students in the school before new admission was:**

**a. 700**

**b. 720**

**c. 900**

**d. 960**

**10. In an examination, the number of those who passed and the number of those who failed were in the ratio 25:4.If 5 more had appeared and the number of failures was 2 less than earlier. The ratio of passers to failure would have been 22:3.The total number who appeared at the examination is:**

**a. 145**

**b. 150**

**c. 155**

**d. 180**

**ANSWERS**

**1.C, 2.C, 3.D, 4.C, 5.D, 6.A, 7.D, 8.C, 9.D, 10.B**

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