## Ratio proportion questions for SSC CGL Set 5 with answers

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### 10 ratio proportion questions for SSC CGL Set 5 - time to solve 12 mins

**Q1.** Ratio of ages of A and B is 2 : 3 and between B and C is 4 : 5, while the total age of C and A is 46 years. Age of B in years is,

- 16
- 48
- 24
- 54

**Q2.** Instead of dividing 117 among A, B, and C in the ratio of $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2} : \displaystyle\frac{1}{3} : \displaystyle\frac{1}{4}$, it was divided by mistake in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 4. Who gains most and by how much because of the mistake?

- B, 3
- A, 28
- C, 20
- C, 25

**Q3.** After replacing an old member by a new member it was found that the average age of five members of a club remained same as it was three years back. The difference between the ages of two members involved in replacement is,

- 10 years
- 2 years
- 15 years
- 3 years

**Q4.** A container has in it a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture is replaced by 9 litres of liquid B, the ratio of A and B changes to 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A was there to start with?

- 25
- 10
- 20
- 21

**Q5.** Five members in a team were weighed one by one and after each weighing the average weight increased by 1 kg. How much is the difference in weights in kg of the first and last player?

- 5
- 8
- 4
- 20

**Q6.** The students in three classes are in the ratio of 4 : 6 : 9. If 12 students are increased in each class, the ratio changes to 7 : 9 : 12. Then the total number of students in the three classes before the increase was,

- 100
- 76
- 95
- 114

**Q7.** Two vessels contain milk and water in the ratio 3 : 2 and 7 : 3. Find the ratio in which the contents of the two vessels have to be mixed to get a new mixture in which the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1.

- 1 : 2
- 2 : 1
- 1 : 4
- 4 : 1

**Q8.** A person distributes his pens among four friends A, B, C and D in the ratio, $\frac{1}{3} : \frac{1}{4} : \frac{1}{5} : \frac{1}{6}$. What is the minimum number of pens that the person should have?

- 65
- 57
- 45
- 75

**Q9.** Sum of three numbers is 68. If the ratio of the first to the second is 2 : 3 and the second to the third is 5 : 3, then the second number is,

- 58
- 30
- 20
- 48

** Q10.** A milk seller wants to make a profit of $5{\%}$ by selling his milk diluted with water at the cost price of milk he purchased. What should be the ratio in which he need to mix water to his purchased milk?

- 1 : 2
- 2 : 5
- 1 : 20
- 1 : 4

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**SSC CGL level Solution Set 5, *** Arithmetic Ratio & Proportion 2*.

### Answers to the ratio proportion questions SSC CGL Set 5

**Q1. Answer:** Option c: 24.

**Q2. Answer:** Option d : C, 25.

**Q3. Answer:** Option c: 15 years.

**Q4. Answer:** Option d: 21.

**Q5. Answer:** Option b: 8.

**Q6. Answer:** Option b : 76.

**Q7. Answer:** Option a: 1 : 2.

**Q8. Answer:** Option b: 57.

**Q9. Answer:** Option b: 30.

**Q10. Answer:** Option c : 1 : 20.

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