## Ratio and proportion questions for SSC CGL Tier 2 Set 23 with answers

10 SSC CGL Tier 2 Ratio and and proportion questions to solve in 12 minutes. Verify correctness from the answers. Learn how best to solve from solutions.

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### 10 Ratio and Proportion quetions SSC CGL Tier 2 Set 23 - Answering time 12 mins

**Problem 1.**

Ratio of number of boys to the number of girls in a school of 432 students is 5 : 4. When some new boys and girls are admitted, the number of boys increased by 12 and the ratio of boys to girls changed to 7 : 6. The number of new girls admitted is,

- 12
- 14
- 20
- 24

**Problem 2.**

If by increasing the price of a ticket in the ratio 8 : 11 the number of tickets sold falls in the ratio 23 : 21 then what is the increase in revenue if revenue before increase in price of ticket were Rs.36800?

- Rs.7850
- Rs.12850
- Rs.9400
- Rs.21250

**Problem 3.**

Rs.2420 were divided among A, B and C so that A : B = 5 : 4 and B : C = 9 : 10. Then C gets,

- Rs.900
- Rs.680
- Rs.950
- Rs.800

**Problem 4. **

In a regiment the ratio between the number of officers to soldiers was 3 : 31 before a battle. In the battle 6 officers and 22 soldiers were killed and the ratio became 1 : 13. The number of officers before the battle was,

- 28
- 21
- 38
- 31

**Problem 5.**

If the three numbers in the ratio 3 : 2 : 5 be such that the sum of their squares is equal to 1862, then which is the middle number?

- 13
- 14
- 15
- 16

**Problem 6.**

In a college union there are 48 students. The ratio of number of boys to number of girls is 5 : 3. The number of girls to be added to the union so that the ratio of boys to girls becomes 6 : 5 is,

- 7
- 6
- 17
- 12

**Problem 7.**

A and B start an enterprise together with A as active partner. A invests Rs.4000 and Rs.2000 more after 8 months. B invests Rs.5000 and withdraws Rs.2000 after 9 months. Being the active partner, A takes Rs.100 as allowance from the profit. What is the share of B if the profit for the year is Rs.6700?

- Rs.3250
- Rs.3350
- Rs.2800
- Rs.2700

**Problem 8.**

Annual incomes of Abhi and Riju are in the ratio 3 : 2, while the ratio of their expenditures is 5 : 3. If at the end of the year each saves Rs.1000, the annual income of Abhi is,

- Rs.9000
- Rs.8000
- Rs.6000
- Rs.7000

**Problem 9.**

The ratio of sum of salaries of A and B to the difference of their salaries is 11 : 1 and the ratio of sum of the salaries of B and C to the difference of their salaries is also 11 : 1. If A's salary is the highest and C's the lowest, then what is B's salary, given total of their salaries to be Rs.182000?

- Rs.50000
- Rs.86400
- Rs.60000
- Rs.72000

**Problem 10.**

What is the fourth proportional to 189, 273 and 153?

- 117
- 187
- 299
- 221

For detailed conceptual quick solutions refer to the companion solution set,

**SSC CGL Tier II level Solution Set 23 Ratio and Proportion 2.**

The answers are given below.

### Answers to the Ratio and proportion questions SSC CGL Tier 2 set 23

**Problem 1.** Answer: Option d: 24.

**Problem 2.** Answer: Option c: Rs.9400.

**Problem 3.** Answer: Option d: Rs.800.

**Problem 4.** Answer: Option b: 21.

**Problem 5.** Answer: Option b: 14.

**Problem 6.** Answer: Option a: 7.

**Problem 7.** Answer: Option d: 2700.

**Problem 8.** Answer: Option c: 6000.

**Problem 9.** Answer: Option c: Rs.60000.

**Problem 10.** Answer: Option d: 221.

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