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**Que 1: 60 litres of diesel is required to travel 600 km using a 800 cc engine. If the volume of diesel required to cover a distance varies directly as the capacity of the engine, then how many litres of diesel is required to travel 800 km using 1200 cc engine?**

1. 80 litres

2. 90 litres

3. 120 litres

4. 170 litres

**Concept: **Direct Proportion

**Ans:** Choice (3)

120 litres of diesel is required to travel 800 km using 1200 cc engine

**Que 2:**** Rs.432 is divided among three workers A, B and C such that 8 times A's share is equal to 12 times B's share which is equal to 6 times C's share. How much did A get?**

1. Rs.192

2. Rs.133

3. Rs.144

4. Rs.128

**Concept:** Ratios and LCM

**Ans: **Choice (3)

122 men

**Que 3:**** If 20 men or 24 women or 40 boys can do a task in 12 days working for 8 hours a day, how many men working with 6 women and 2 boys take to do a task four times as big working for 5 hours a day for 12 days?**

1. 8 men

2. 2 men

3. 122 men

4. 24 men

**Concept:** Work and time

**Ans: **Choice (3)

122 men

**Que 4:**** ****Two cogged wheels of which one has 32 cogs and other has 54 cogs, work into each other. If the latter turns 80 times in three quarters of a minute, how often does the former turn in 8 seconds?**

1. 48

2. 135

3. 24

4. None of these

**Ans: **Choice (3)

24 times in 8 seconds

**Que 5:**** ****The monthly incomes of A and B are in the ratio 4 : 5, their expenses are in the ratio 5 : 6. If 'A' saves Rs.25 per month and 'B' saves Rs.50 per month, what are their respective incomes?**

1. Rs.400 and Rs.500

2. Rs.240 and Rs.300

3. Rs.320 and Rs.400

4. Rs.440 and Rs.550

**Ans: **Choice (1)

A's income Rs.400 and B's income Rs.500

**Que 6:**** ****The proportion of milk and water in 3 samples is 2 : 1, 3 : 2 and 5 : 3. A mixture comprising equal quantities of all 3 samples is made. The proportion of milk and water in the mixture is**

1. 2 : 1

2. 5 : 1

3. 99 : 61

4. 227 : 133

**Concept:** Mixtures

**Ans: **Choice (4)

Milk : Water :: 227 : 133

**Que 7:**** ****A group of workers can do a piece of work in 24 days. However, as 7 of them were absent it took 30 days to complete the work. How many people actually worked on the job to complete it?**

1. 35

2. 30

3. 28

4. 42

**Concept:** Work and Time

**Ans: **Choice (3)

28 workers worked to complete the job

**Que 8: ****A, B and C play cricket. The ratio of the runs scored by A and B is 3 : 2. The ratio of the runs scored by B and C is 3 : 2. Together, they score 342 runs. How many runs did A make?**

1. 162

2. 108

3. 72

4. None of these

**Concept:** Continued ratio

**Ans: **Choice (1)

A made 162 runs

**Que 9: ****The monthly salaries of two persons are in the ratio of 4 : 7. If each receives an increase of Rs.25 in the salary, the ratio is altered to 3 : 5. Find their respective salaries.**

1. 120 & 210

2. 80 & 140

3. 180 & 300

4. 200 & 350

**Ans: **Choice (4)

200 & 350

**Que 10: ****A fort has provisions for 60 days. If after 15 days 500 men strengthen them and the food lasts 40 days longer, how many men are there in the fort?**

1. 3500

2. 4000

3. 6000

4. None of these

**Concept: **Ratio proportion

**Ans: **Choice (2)

4000

**Que 11:** **The ratio of marks obtained by vinod and Basu is 6 : 5. If the combined average of their percentage is 68.75 and their sum of the marks is 275, find the total marks for which exam was conducted.**

1. 150

2. 200

3. 400

4. None of these

**Concept:** Ratio and percentages

**Ans: **Choice (2)

The total marks in the exam is 200

**Que 12:**** 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.**

1. 42, 28

2. 36, 24

3. 30, 20

4. 25, 15

**Concept: **Word problem in ratios

**Ans: **Choice (3)

Present ages of A and B are 30 and 20 respectively

**Que 13:**** 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 among 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?**

1. 4888.88

2. 9333.33

3. 4000

4. 3666.66

**Concept:** Ratio and Partnership

**Ans: **Choice (1)

B gets Rs.4888.88

**Que 14:**** ****A, B and C, each of them working alone can complete a job in 6, 8 and 12 days respectively. If all three of them work together to complete a job and earn Rs.2340, what will be C's share of the earnings?**

1. Rs.520

2. Rs.1080

3. Rs.1170

4. Rs.630

**Ans: **Choice (1)

C's share is Rs.520

**Que 15:**** ****The marks scored by a student in three subjects are in the ratio of 4 : 5 : 6. If the candidate scored an overall aggregate of 60% of the sum of the maximum marks and the maximum marks in all three subjects is the same, in how many subjects did he score more than 60%?**

1. 1

2. 2

3. 3

4. None of the subjects

**Concept: **Ratio and percentages

**Ans: **Choice (1)

He scored more than 60% in 1 subject

**Que 16:**** ****The ratio of boys to girls in a class is 5 : 3. The class has 16 more boys than girls. How many girls are there in the class?**

1. 16

2. 6

3. 24

4. 64

5. 32

**Ans: **Choice (3)

The class has 24 girls

**Que 17:**** ****The continued ratio of Rs.200, Rs.400 and Rs.600 is**

1. 2 : 4

2. 4 : 6

3. 6 : 2

4. 2 : 4 : 6

5. 4 : 6 : 2

**Concept: **Continued Ratio

**Ans: **Choice (4)

The ratio is 2 : 4 : 6

**Que 18:**** ****What is the value of x if 10/3 : x :: 5/2 : 5/4?**

1. 2

2. 8

3. 5/3

4. 10/3

5. 5/4

**Ans: **Choice (3)

The value of x is 5/3

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