## Ratio and Proportion questions for SSC CGL Tier 2 Set 22 with answers

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### 10 Ratio and Proportion SSC CGL Questions Tier 2 Set 22 â€” Answering time 15 mins

**Problem 1.**

When the son was born, the ratio of ages of his father and mother was 11 : 10. When the son will be twice his present age the ratio of the ages of father and mother will be 19 : 18. What is the ratio of ages of father and mother at present?

- 16 : 5
- 17 : 16
- 15 : 14
- 14 : 13

#### Problem 2.

A man divides his property so that his son's share to his wife's and wife's share to his daughter's both are as in the ratio 3 : 1. If the daughter gets Rs.10000 less than the son, value of the whole property is,

- Rs.16250
- Rs.16000
- Rs.17000
- Rs.18250

#### Problem 3.

In a partnership business, B's capital was half of A's. If after 8 months, B withdrew half his capital and after 2 months more A withdrew one-fourth of his capital, then the profit ratio of A and B at the end of the year will be,

- 2 : 5
- 23 : 10
- 10 : 23
- 5 : 2

#### Problem 4.

A's income is Rs.140 more than B's income and C's income is Rs.80 more than D's income. If the ratio of A's and C's incomes is 2 : 3 and the ratio of B's and D's incomes is 1 : 2, then the incomes of A, B, C and D (in Rs.) are respectively,

- 320, 180, 480, and 360
- 400, 260, 600, and 520
- 300, 160, 600, and 520
- 260, 120, 320, and 240

#### Problem 5.

The ratio of amount of work done by $(x+1)$ workers in $(x+2)$ days and that done by $(x-1)$ workers in $(x+1)$ days is 6 : 5. Then the value of $x$ is,

- 16
- 17
- 15
- 14

#### Problem 6.

If $x$ runs are scored by A, $y$ runs are scored by B and $z$ runs are scored by C, then $x:y=y:z=3:2$. If total number of runs scored by A, B and C is 342, the runs scored by each would respectively be,

- 189, 126, 84
- 162, 108, 72
- 144, 96, 64
- 180, 120, 80

#### Problem 7.

If 25 less are selected while 50 less had applied, the ratio of selected to unselected would have been 9 : 4. So, how many candidates had applied if the ratio of selected to unselected were 2 : 1?

- 500
- 125
- 250
- 375

#### Problem 8.

Before a war the ratio of planes to tanks in an army was 3 : 5. During the war 800 planes and 1000 tanks were destroyed. The ratio of planes to tanks became 1 : 2. What is the number of tanks after the war?

- 2000
- 4000
- 1000
- 3000

#### Problem 9.

If $A: B=\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}:\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$, $B:C=\displaystyle\frac{1}{5}:\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$, then $(A+B):(B+C)$ is,

- 5 : 8
- 6 : 15
- 9 : 10
- 15 : 16

#### Problem 10.

The average of 11 numbers is 36, whereas average of 9 of them is 34. If the remaining two numbers are in the ratio of 2 : 3, find the value of the smaller number between the remaining two.

- 45
- 54
- 36
- 48

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**SSC CGL Tier II level Solution set 22 Ratio and proportion 1.**

### Answers to the Ratio and proportion SSC CGL questions Tier 2 Set 22

**Problem 1.** Answer: Option c: 15 : 14.

**Problem 2.** Answer: Option a: Rs.16250.

**Problem 3.** Answer: Option b: 23 : 10.

**Problem 4.** Answer: Option b: 400, 260, 600 and 520.

**Problem 5.** Answer: Option a: 16.

**Problem 6.** Answer: Option b: 162, 108, 72.

**Problem 7.** Answer: Option d: 375.

**Problem 8.** Answer: Option a: 2000.

**Problem 9.** Answer: Option d: 15:16.

**Problem 10.** Answer: Option c: 36.

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