Ratio and Proportion For SBI PO : Set – 03

1) A box containing Rs.200 consists of one rupee,50 paise,25 paise coins in the ratio of 3:4:5.Find the number of 50 paise  coins?

a) 128

b) 145

c) 162

d) 136

e) None of these

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2) A factory employs skilled workers, unskilled workers and clerks in the proportion 8 : 5 : 1 and the wages of a skilled worker as unskilled worker and a clerk are in the ratio 5 : 2 : 3. When 20 unskilled workers are employed, the total daily wages of all, amount to Rs. 318. Find the daily wages paid to each category of employees (Rs. ) :

a) 240, 57, 19

b) 210, 70, 13

c) 230, 65, 12

d) 210,70,15

e) 240,60,18

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3) The total salary of A, B and C is Rs. 906. If they spend80%, 85%, 75% of their salaries respectively, their savings are as 7 :6 :19. Then salary of B is:

a) Rs 140

b) Rs 160

c) Rs 144

d) Rs 225

e) Rs. 240

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4) There are 43800 students in 4 schools of a city. If half of the first , two-third of the second, three-fourth of the third and four-fifth of the fourth are the same number of students, then find the ratio of number of students of A and D if A, B, C and D be the first, second, third and fourth schools respectively.

a) 5 : 9

b) 7: 6

c) 9: 7

d) 8: 5

e) 9: 5

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5) Rs 900 were divided among A,B and C in such a way that A had Rs.60 more than B and C had Rs. 30 more than A. How much was C’s Share?

a) Rs 270

b) Rs 340

c) Rs 135

d) Rs 235

e) None of the above

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6) The ratio of the present ages of a sankar and kumar is 1 : 5 and that of his friends maha and kumar is 4:5. After 2 years the ratio of the ages of the sankar to that of his friend maha becomes 3:10. What is the present age of the kumar?

a) 37 years

b) 35 years

c) 44 years

d) 39 years

e) None of these

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7) A and B started a partnership business investing capital in the ratio of 3 : 5. C joined in the partnership after six months with an amount equal to that of B. At the end of one year, the profit should be distributed among A, B and C in — proportion.

a) 10 : 5 : 4         

b) 5:3:4

c) 3:4:5

d) 6 : 10 : 5

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8) Present ages of Kiran and Syam are in the ratio of 5:4 respectively. Three years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11:9 respectively. What is Syam’s present age in years?

a) 28

b) 27

c) 26

d) 24

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9) A policeman starts to chase a thief and moves 8 steps when the thief takes 10 steps, but 7 steps of the thief equals 5 steps of the policeman. The ratio of the speeds of the policeman and the thief is,

a) 25 : 28   

b) 26 : 25   

c) 25 : 26   

d) 28 : 25

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10) If two numbers are in the ratio 7:12 and their least common multiple is 336 , what is the sum of the numbers?

a) 57

b) 67

c) 75

d) 76

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