# Ratio and Proportion Questions for SBI PO 2017

**Dear Readers,**

**It is time to pace up your preparation with New Pattern Questions of Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims and NIACL Assistant Prelims 2017. These Quant questions will also help you in preparing for BOB PO and NICL AO 2017 recruitment examination.**

**So here we are with the most important questions of Simplification for SBI PO 2017.**

**Q1. A student obtained equal marks in History and Sociology. The ratio of marks in Sociology and Geography is 2 : 3 and the ratio of marks in History and Philosophy is 1 : 2. If he has scored an aggregate of 55% marks. The maximum marks in each subject is same. In how many subjects did he score equal to or greater than 60% marks?**

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 0

(e) none of these

**Q2. The concentration of petrol in three different mixtures (petrol and kerosene) is 1/2, 3/5 and 4/5 respectively. If 2 litres, 3 litres and 1 litre are taken from these three different vessels and mixed. What is the ratio of petrol and Kerosene in the new mixture?**

(a) 4 : 5

(b) 3 : 2

(c) 3 : 5

(d) 2 : 3

(e) none of these

**Q3. The value of a diamond is directly proportional to the square of its weight. A diamond unfortunately breaks into three pieces with weights in the ratio of 3: 4: 5, thus a loss of Rs. 9.4 lakh is incurred. What is the actual value of diamond:**

(a) 28.8 lakh

(b) 13.5 lakh

(c) 14.4 lakh

(d) 18.8 lakh

(e) none of these

**Q4. A and B are two alloys of copper and tin prepared by mixing the respective metals in the ratio of 5 : 3 and 5 : 11 respectively. If the alloys A and B are mixed to form a third alloy C with an equal proportion of copper and tin, what is the ratio of alloys A and B in the new alloy C?**

(a) 3 : 5

(b) 4 : 5

(c) 3 : 2

(d) 2 : 3

(e) none of these

**Q5. 10 years ago the age of Karishma was 1/3rd of the age of Babita. 14 years hence the ratio of ages of Karishma and Babita will be 5 : 9. Find the ratio of their present ages:**

(a) 13 : 29

(b) 11 : 27

(c) 29 : 17

(d) 13 : 25

(e) none of these

**Q6. Weight of a sumo is jointly varies as his height and his age. When height is 1.2 m and age is 20 years, his weight is 48 kg. Find the weight of the sumo when his height is 1.5 metre and age is 30 years:**

(a) 60 kg

(b) 72 kg

(c) 90 kg

(d) 58 kg

(e) none of these

**Q7. A rabit takes 22 leaps for every 17 leaps of cat and 22 leaps of a rabit are equal to 17 leaps of the cat. What is the ratio of the speeds of rabit and cat?**

(a) 1 : 1

(b) 484 : 289

(c) 17 : 22

(d) 22 : 17

(e) none of these

**Q8. A, B, and C have amounts in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 5. First B gives 1/4th to A and 1/4th to C then C gives1/6th to A. Find the final ratio of the amount of A, B and C, respectively:**

(a) 4 : 3 : 5

(b) 5 : 4 : 3

(c) 6 : 4 : 2

(d) 5 : 2 : 5

(e) none of these

**Q9. A tin contains a mixture of Dew and Sprite in the ratio of 7 : 3 and another tin contains the Dew and Sprite in the ratio of 5 : 4. In what proportion should the solution of two tins be mixed to achieve a perfect proportion of 2 : 1 (in which Dew is 2 times that of sprite).**

(a) 10 : 3

(b) 4 : 1

(c) 3 : 10

(d) 3 : 1

(e) none of these

**Q10. The ages of Vinay, Varsha, Veera and Vikram are in arithmetic progression, but not in order. The ratio of ages of Vinayand Varsha is 6 : 5 and Veera to Vikram is 7 : 8. Two years later the age of Varsha and Vikram will be 2 : 3. Find the ratio of ages of Vinay and Veera:**

(a) 7 : 6

(b) 5 : 8

(c) 6 : 7

(d) 8 : 9

(e) none of these

**Q11. There are two vessels A and B containing 25 litres each of pure milk and pure water respectively. 5 litres of milk from A is taken and poured into B, then 6 litres of mixture from B is taken and poured in A. What is the ratio of water in A and B respectively:**

(a) 4 : 5

(b) 1 : 4

(c) 5 : 4

(d) 2 : 3

(e) none of these

**Q12. A couple got married 9 years ago when the age of wife was 20% less than her husband. 6 years from now the age of wife will be only 12.5% less than her husband. Now they have six children including single, twins and triplets and the ratio of their ages is 2 : 3 : 4 resp**ectively. What can be the maximum possible value for the present age of this family?

(a) 110 years

(b) 103 years

(c) 105 years

(d) 83 years

(e) none of these

**Q13. The ratio of copper and nickel by weight in the two alloys X and Y are 2 : 7 and 5 : 4. How many kilogram of the alloy X and Y are required to make 42 kg of new alloy Z in which the ratio of copper and nickel is same?**

(a) 6 kg and 36 kg

(b) 10 kg and 32 kg

(c) 7 kg and 35 kg

(d) 8 kg and 34 kg

(e) none of these

**Q14. MitthuBhai sells rasgulla (a favorite indian sweets) at Rs. 15 per kg. A rasgulla is madeup of flour and sugar in the ratio of 5 : 3. The ratio of price of sugar and flour is 7 : 3 (per kg). Thus he earns**

**What is the cost price of sugar?**

(a) Rs. 10/kg

(b) Rs. 9/kg

(c) Rs. 18/kg

(d) Rs. 14/kg

(e) none of these

**Q15. In MaaYatri Temple every devotee offers fruits to the orphans. Thus every orphan receives bananas, oranges and grapes in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 7 in terms of dozen. But the weight of a grape is 24 gm and weight of a banana and an orange are in the ratio of 4 : 5, while the weight of an orange is 150 gm. Find the ratio of all the three fruits in terms of weight, that an orphan gets:**

(a) 30 : 25 : 14

(b) 180 : 150 : 82

(c) 75 : 42 : 90

(d) 71: 63 : 67

(e) none of these

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