Ratios and Proportions Test Questions with Answers

This is a collection of problems on ratios and proportions.  These problems are useful for students who wish to appear for competitive exams and those students who are preparing for their placements. Our Aptitude download section has lots of questions with answers pdf format files.

Ratios and Proportions Test Questions:

1) Find the ratio between 6 dollars to 25 cents
A) 25:2
B) 24:5
C) 24:1
D) 25:10

2) What is the compounded ratio of (5 : 3),(6 : 5) and (11 : 3)
A) 22:3
B) 11.:5
C) 10:6
D) 17:12

3) Find out the third proportion to 0.27 to 0.45?
A) 0.75
B) 1
C) 2
D) 3

4) The price of Computer and CD player are in the ratio 6:5. If the computer costs Rs. 5000 more than CD player.  What is the price of the computer?
A) 25,000
B) 15,000
C) 50,000
D) 30,000

5) If Rs. 582 be divided into three parts, proportional to 1/2:2/3:3/4, then the first part is?
A) 161
B) 151.8
C) 142
D) 153

6) The price of mixer, grinder and washing machine are in the ratio 3:4:5.  After one year the price of the items are increased 20%,15%,25% respectively. Then what will be ratio after one year?
A) 18:23:25
B) 17:22:23
C) 16:10:22
D) 18:22:24

 

7) A person has 25p, 10p and 5p in the ration 2:3:4 in his pocket.  If the person has Rs. 45 in all, how many 5 paise cons are there?
A) 110
B) 100
C) 130
D) 120

8) A shopkeeper contains apples, oranges and bananas in the ratio 5:7:8.  There is a demand to increase their quantity by 50%, 60% and 70% respectively.  What will be ratio of the increased quantity?
A) 25:75:100
B) 26:72:112
C) 75:112:136
D) 76:100:201

9) A packet of sweets is distributed among A,B,C,D in the proportion of 6:8:5:4.  If B gets 10 sweets more than D then what is A’s share?
A) 16
B) 17
C) 15
D) 18

10) If A’s 60% of salary is equal to two-third of B’s salary.  Now find the ratio of A’s salary to B’s salary.
A) 9:10
B) 10:9
C) 11:12
D) 13:11

ANSWERS FOR THIS APTI QUESTIONS:

  1. C
  2. A
  3. A
  4. D
  5. B
  6. A
  7. D
  8. C
  9. C
  10. B