Ratio and proportion problems SSC CGL Set 24 with answers
Solve 10 Ratio and proportion questions on mixture, ages, number system, money distribution, profit and loss and so on in SSC CGL Set 24 in 15 mins.
As you can guess, Ratio and proportion is a base topic necessarily used by many other arithmetic topics such as profit and loss, money distribution, mixture and alligation, problems on ages and so on.
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The solutions to these problems will give you a good exposure on how to use ratio and proportion concepts to solve various types of arithmetic problems.
Answers to the questions and link to the solution set are at the end.
10 problems on ratio and proportion SSC CGL Set 24 - time to solve 15 mins
Divide Rs. 4067 among $A$, $B$ and $C$ in such a way that 4 times the share of $A$, 5 times the share of $B$ and 7 times the share of $C$ are all equal. What is then the share of $A$ in Rs.?
The ratio of present age of a gentleman and his wife is 5 : 4 and after 4 years it will be 11 : 9. When they were married the ratio was 7 : 5. How long ago were they married?
- 10 years
- 8 years
- 12 years
- 6 years
1% of tea is wasted at the time of mixing of two kinds of tea priced at Rs.600 per kg and Rs. 800 per kg. In what ratio the two kinds of tea are to be mixed so that there will be a profit of 10% on selling mixed tea at the rate of Rs. 700 per kg?
- 3 : 19
- 17 : 3
- 5 : 17
- 17 : 5
Three persons start a business with capitals in the ratio 3 : 8 : 5. If the first man gets Rs. 600 less than the third as his profit what was the total profit?
If a milkman sells his milk at Rs. 30 per litre he incurs losses but if he sells at Rs. 34 per litre he makes a profit. If the loss to gain ratio is 1: 3, his cost price per litre (in Rs.) was,
A shopkeeper sells shoes at Rs. 1134 each after giving a discount on the marked price where discount to discounted price ratio was 19 : 81. Had he not given the discount, he would have earned a profit of 40% on the cost price. What is the cost price of each shoe in Rs.?
Diluted milk from three vessels with milk to water ratios 2 : 3, 3 : 5 and 1: 2 are mixed together taking equal volume from each mixture. What will be the milk to water ratio in the final mixture?
- 113 : 247
- 133 : 227
- 147 : 213
- 101 : 259
The number of students in three classes are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. If 12 students are increased in each class, the ratio changes to 8 : 11 : 14. the total number of students in three classes in the beginning was,
In two bags $a$ and $b$ the ratio of number of balls is 2 : 3. Five balls are taken out from bag $b$ and dropped into bag $a$ making the two numbers equal. The number is,
Three numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. If sum of their squares is 1856, then the numbers are,
- 16, 24, 32
- 8, 12, 16
- 12, 18, 24
- none of these
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Answers to the ratio and proportion problems SSC CGL Set 24
Problem 1. Answer: Option b: 1715.
Problem 2. Answer: Option c : 12 years.
Problem 3. Answer: Option b: $17 : 3$.
Problem 4. Answer: Option d: 4800.
Problem 5. Answer: Option b: 31.
Problem 6. Answer: Option d : 1000.
Problem 7. Answer: Option b: 133 : 227.
Problem 8. Answer: Option d: 162.
Problem 9. Answer: Option c: 25.
Problem 10. Answer: Option a : 16, 24, 32.
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