Practice Questions on Ratios & Proportion
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Moderate Ratios & Proportion Question - 21

Q21.

On a certain day, the ratio of the passenger in the 1st class and the second class travelling by train is $1:3$. the ratio of the fares collected from each first class and second class passengers is $30:1$. If the total amount collected from all the passengers is Rs 1,320. Find the amount in Rs, collected from the second class passengers.

A.

240

B.

360

C.

480

D.

120

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Moderate Ratios & Proportion Question - 22

Q22.

By mistake, instead of dividing Rs 117 among three persons $P$, $Q$ and $R$ in the ratio $\left(\dfrac{1}{2}, \dfrac{1}{3},\dfrac{1}{4}\right)$, it was divided in the ratio $2:3:4$. Who gains the most and how much?

A.

$P$, Rs 28

B.

$Q$, Rs 35

C.

$R$, Rs 25

D.

$R$, Rs 27

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Moderate Ratios & Proportion Question - 23

Q23.

$20%$ of the students in a class failed in an examination. Out of the students who failed, $75%$ were males. Male students who failed constitute $90%$ of the economically poor students in the class. What is the ratio of the number of economically poor students to the number of students in the class?

A.

$1:4$

B.

$1:5$

C.

$5:6$

D.

$1:6$

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Moderate Ratios & Proportion Question - 24

Q24.

The present ages of $A$ and $B$ are as $6:4$. Five years ago their ages were in the ratio $5:3$. Find their present ages.

A.

42, 28

B.

36, 24

C.

30, 20

D.

25, 15

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Moderate Ratios & Proportion Question - 25

Q25.

$A$, $B$ and $C$ enter into a partnership by investing Rs.3600, Rs.4400 and Rs.2800. $A$ is a working partner and gets a fourth of the profit for his services and the remaining profit is divided amongst the three in the rate of their investments. What is the amount of profit that $B$ gets if $A$ gets a total of Rs. 8000?

A.

4888.88

B.

9333.33

C.

4000

D.

3666.66

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