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# Previous Year Ratio proportion and Variation Questions for SSC CGL/MTS/CPO Exams

Dear maths lovers, Let your practice begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.It is impossible to study maths properly by just reading and listening. So, practise, practise & more practise. For that, we are providing here Quant Quiz of 15 Questions on Ratio proportion and Variation in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL.We have also provided Study Notes and quizzes on all the topics.

Q1. If A : B = 3 : 4, B : C = 5 : 7, C : D = 10 : 11. What is the ratio of A : D?
(a) 150:308
(b) 15:19
(c) 150:307
(d) 23:18
Q2. A and B invested the same capital in a business. At the year-end, they share the profit in the ratio of 3: 2. If A has invested his capital for the whole year, for how many months B has invested his capital?
(a) 6 months
(b) 8 months
(c) 9 months
(d) None of these
Q3. King Dashrath decided to distribute gold coins to his three queens in the following way: 2nd queen would get 5/7th of what the 1st queen would get and the 3rd queen would get 3/5th of what the 2nd queen would get. 1st queen got 60 gold coins more than the 3rd queen. How many gold coins were distributed to the three queens?
(a) 120
(b) 175
(c) 225
(d) 250

Q4. The sum of the ages of the 4 members of Sinha family is 140 years. 5 years ago the ages of the 4 members Nishu, Vicky, Mrs. Sinha were in the ratio of 2: 3: 7: 8. After how many years would Nishu be as old as the present age of his mother?
(a) 10 yrs
(b) 17 yrs
(c) 30 yrs
(d) 32 yrs
Q5. Two-fifth of Anil’s salary is equal to Bhuvan’s salary and seven-ninth of Bhuvan’s salary is equal to Chandra’s salary. The sum of the salary of all of them is Rs. 770. Which of the following is the salary of each?
(a) 300, 225, 250
(b) 500, 425, 375
(c) 450, 180, 140
(d) 520, 610, 475
Q6. Kunal, Saurav, and Gopi assemble for a dutch party. Kunal brings 3 guavas which Saurav brings 5. Since Gopi did not have any guavas, he contributed Rs. 8. How many rupees should Kunal and Saurav respectively get, assuming each of the three consumes an equal portion of the guavas?
(a) 1, 6
(b) 2, 5
(c) 5, 7
(d) None of these
Q7. A bag contains Rs. 600 in the form of one rupee, 50 paise, and 25 paise coins in the ratio of 3: 4: 12. Find the total number of 25 paise coins in the bag.
(a) 75
(b) 200
(c) 300
(d) 900
Q8. Four years ago, the ratio of the ages of A and B was 13: 9 and eight years hence, it would be 4: 3. The difference of their present ages is
(a) 56 years
(b) 40 years
(c) 16 years
(d) 24 years
Q9. On the eve of the foundation day party of Due North Inc., the ratio of males to females was 5: 3. However, when 10 males left the party, this ratio got changed to 1: 1. How many people were there originally at the party?
(a) 48
(b) 32
(c) 64
(d) 40
Q10. What is the angle in degrees made by a sector, the ratio of whose area with the area of the semicircle is equal to 1: 10?
(a) 36
(b) 18
(c) 24
(d) 9
Q11. The value of a diamond varies directly as the square of its weight. If a diamond worth Rs. 10,000 is divided into 2 pieces in the ratio of 4: 6, what is the loss in value?
(a) 52%
(b) 48%
(c) 36%
(d) None of these
Q12. The monthly income of A and B are in the ratio of 3: 2, and their expenditures are in the ratio of 5: 3. If each of them saves Rs. 1,000 a month, then what is the income of A?
(a) Rs. 4,000
(b) Rs. 6,000
(c) Rs. 9,000
(d) None of these

Q14. The sum of four numbers is 255. The ratio of the first number to the second number is 2: 3. The ratio of the second number to the third number is 5: 6. The ratio of the third number to the fourth number is 8: 9. What is the average of the second number and the third number?
(a) 72
(b) 132
(c) 60
(d) None of these
Q15. If  p/q = 3/4 , then find the value of the expression (5p – 3q)/(7p + 2q).
(a) 3/29
(b) 5/27
(c) 7/31
(d) 5/58
Solutions

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