Test 3- Ratio and Proportion Based Questions

Brush up your fundamentals on Ratio & Proportions- attempt a 10-question set and ensure a MAX score. All the best !!! 🙂

1. Lindermann started a courier business with Rs 450. Nathan later joined him with a capital of Rs. 300. At the end of the year, profit from the business was divided between them in the ratio 2:1. When did Nathan join Lindermann?


2. A basket having  7300 flowers is being used to form 4 bouquets. Peter, the seller, notices the following when the different bouquets are ready:

½ of the number of flowers in first bouquet= 2/3  of the number of flowers in second bouquet= 3/4 of the number of flowers in third bouquet= 4/5 of the number of flowers in first bouquet. How many flowers are there in each of the bouquets?


3. Two numbers A and B are in the ratio 2:3. The difference between the squares of A and B is 45. Find (A,B) ?


4. Jolly and McMohan bought two different TV sets whose cost price had the ratio 16:23. After 3 months, both sell their sets; while Jolly sells it by incrementing the price by 10% , McMohan keeps the selling price higher by Rs. 477. The selling prices now are in the ratio 11:20. What were the respective cost prices?


5. A bag contains one-rupee, 50-paisa and 25-paisa coins. If the total amount in the bag is Rs. 32 and the ratio of the number of coins is 4:5:6, how many 50-paisa coins are present in the bag and what is the amount that results from 25 paisa coins?


6. Raman and Manab together have Rs. 1210. If  4/15th of Raman’s amount is equal to  of 2/5th of Manab’s amount, how much amount is with Raman?


7. X,Y and Z are three natural numbers in the ratio 4:3:2 and the sum of their squares is equal to 464. What is the value of 2(X) + 3(Y) + 5(Z)?


8. If M:N = 3:4, N:P= 8:9 and P:Q= 15:16, what is M:N:P:Q?


9. The numbers P & Q bear a ratio 3:4. If P and Q are incremented by 2, the new ratio becomes 7:9. What are the hcf and lcm of P & Q?


10. Jolly and Beany have their monthly incomes in the ratio 2:3. If their expenditures per month bear the ratio 3:5 and assuming both save Rs. 20,000 per month, what are their respective incomes?


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