# Ratios and Proportions – Quiz 8

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# Ratios and Proportions – Quiz 8

### Introduction

Ratios and Proportions is one of important topic in Quantitative Aptitude Section. In Ratios and Proportions – Quiz 8 article candidates can find questions with an answer. By solving this questions candidates can improve and maintain, speed, and accuracy in the exams. Ratios and Proportions - Quiz 8 questions are very useful for different exams such as IBPS PO, Clerk, SSC CGL, SBI PO, NIACL Assistant, NICL AO, IBPS SO, RRB, Railways, Civil Services etc.

### Q1

A 70 cm long wire is to be cut into two pieces so that one piece will be 2/5th of the other, how many centimeters will the shorter piece be?
A. 10 cm B. 20 cm C. 25 cm D. 30 cm

B
$\frac {2}{5}$ = 5 : 2
$\frac {2}{7} \times 70$ = 20

### Q2

96 is divided into two parts in such a way that seventh part of first and ninth part of second are equal. Find the smallest part?
A. 38 B. 40 C. 42 D. 48

C
$\frac {x}{7}$ = $\frac {y}{9}$
x : y = 7 : 9
$\frac {7}{16} \times 96$ = 42

### Q3

1000 men have provisions for 15 days. If 200 more men join them, for how many days will the provisions last now?
A. 10.5 B. 11.5 C. 12.5 D. 10.4

C
1000 $\times$ 15 = 1200 $\times$ x
x = 12.5

### Q4

A garrison of 400 men had a provision for 31 days. After 28 days 280 persons re-enforcement leave the garrison. Find the number of days for which the remaining ration will be sufficient?
A. 3 days B. 8 days C. 10 days D. 6 days

C
400 --- 31 days
400 --- 3
120 --- ?
400 $\times$ 3 = 120 $\times$ x $\Rightarrow$ x = 10 days

### Q5

An amount of money is to be divided between P, Q and R in the ratio of 3:7:12. If the difference between the shares of P and Q is Rs.2400, what will be the difference between Q and R's share?
A. Rs. 2800 B. Rs. 3000 C. Rs. 2400 D. Rs. 3200

B