Previous Year Ratio and Proportion Questions for SSC CGL/MTS/CPO Exams

Dear Students, SSC has released the notification for CGL 2017. This time again the competition is going to be very stiff. Questions from Quant are asked in Tier-1 and Tier-II as well. Hence, you need to focus on this subject more. The only trick to master Quant is “practice‘. So, Practice daily. We are providing topic-wise quant quizzes, solve, learn, succeed. 

Q1. The ratio of the expenditure of X, Y and Z are 16: 12: 9 respectively and their savings are 20%, 25% and 40% of their income. If the sum of their income is Rs. 3060, find Y’s salary.
(a) Rs. 960
(b) Rs. 490
(c) Rs. 500
(d) Rs. 510

Q2. The ratio of income of A, B and C is 3: 7: 4 and the ratio of their expenditure is 4: 3: 5 respectively. If A saves Rs. 300 out of Rs. 2400, find the savings of B.
(a) Rs. 4025
(b) Rs. 570
(c) Rs. 575
(d) Rs. 580
Q3. A, B, C along completed a piece of work in 30, 50 and 70 days. The ratio of the salary of each day is 4: 3: 2 respectively. If the total income of A is Rs. 144, find total income of B.
(a) Rs. 180
(b) Rs. 185
(c) Rs. 190
(d) Rs. 195

Q4. A person covers certain distance by Train, Bus and Car in ratio 4: 3: 2. The ratio of the fair is 1: 2: 4 per km. The total expenditure as a fair is Rs. 360. Then, total expenditure as fair on Bus.
(a) Rs. 140
(b) Rs. 120
(c) Rs. 160
(d) Rs. 170
Q5. The price of silver is directly proportional to the square of its weight. A person broke down the gold in the ratio of 3: 2: 1 and faces a loss of Rs. 4730. Find the initial price of silver.
(a) Rs. 7520
(b) Rs. 7530
(c) Rs. 7540
(d) Rs. 7740

Q6. A bag contains Rs. 4100 in the form of Rs. 5, Rs. 2 and Rs. 1 coins. The number of coins is in ratio 4: 6: 9. So, find the number of 1 Rs. coins.
(a) 40
(b) 50
(c) 900
(d) 70
Q7. The ratio of Copper and Tin in a 63kg alloy is 4: 3. Some amount of copper is extracted from the alloy and the ratio becomes 10: 9. How much copper is extracted?
(a) 6 kg
(b) 8 kg
(c) 12 kg
(d) 10 kg
Q8. The ratio of land and water on earth is 1: 2. In the northern hemisphere, the ratio is 2: 3. What is the ratio in the Southern hemisphere?
(a) 2: 11
(b) 4: 11
(c) 3: 11
(d) 5: 11
Q9. An amount of Rs. 735 was divided between A, B & C. If each of them had received Rs. 25 less. Their shares would have been in the ratio 5: 4: 2. Find the money received by A.
(a) 325
(b) 300
(c) 410
(d) 250
Q10. If (a + b) : (b + c) : (c + a) = 3 : 4 : 5 and a + b + c = 17. Find C.
(a) 17/2
(b) 17/3
(c) 17/4
(d) 17/5

Q11. Find the third proportional of 12, 16.
(a) 64/3
(b) 64/5
(c) 23
(d) None of these

Q12. Find the ratio between the 3rd proportional of 4, 5 and the 4th proportional of 3, 6, 18.
(a) 25:144
(b) 25:14
(c) 255:14
(d) 25:4
Q15. Rs. 4300 is divided among 45 persons in which men, women and children are included. The money received by men, W and children are in the ratio 12: 15: 16 while the money received by each is in the ratio 6: 5: 4. Find the number of men, women & children?
(a) 10,15,20
(b) 15,15,15
(c) 5,15,25
(d) 30,10,5


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