# Aptitude - Ratio and Proportion

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• General Questions
"No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen."
- (Proverb)
1.

A and B together have Rs. 1210. If of A's amount is equal to of B's amount, how much amount does B have?

 A. Rs. 460 B. Rs. 484 C. Rs. 550 D. Rs. 664

2.

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 50% more than a third number. The ratio of the two numbers is:

 A. 2 : 5 B. 3 : 5 C. 4 : 5 D. 6 : 7

3.

A sum of money is to be distributed among A, B, C, D in the proportion of 5 : 2 : 4 : 3. If C gets Rs. 1000 more than D, what is B's share?

 A. Rs. 500 B. Rs. 1500 C. Rs. 2000 D. None of these

4.

Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?

 A. 2 : 3 : 4 B. 6 : 7 : 8 C. 6 : 8 : 9 D. None of these

5.

In a mixture 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water 2 : 1. If this ratio is to be 1 : 2, then the quanity of water to be further added is:

 A. 20 litres B. 30 litres C. 40 litres D. 60 litres