#### Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

##### RATIO&PROPORTION

###### BANK

**1.A
sum of money is to be divided among four persons in the ratio of 2:3:4:5. Out
of the four, one person gets Rs.200 more than the other and Rs.100 less than
another.What is the sum?**

**1)Rs.2800 2)Rs.1400**

**3)Rs.4200 **

**4)
Cannot be determined**

**5)None
of these**

**2.In
a college the number of students studying Arts, Commerce and science are in the
ratio of 3:5:8 respectively. If the number of students studying Arts, Commerce
and Science is increased by 20%,40% and 25% respectively,What will be the new
ratio of students in Arts, Commerce and science respectively?**

**1)18:35:50 2)3:10:10**

**3)4:8:5 4)32:35:25**

**5)None
of these**

**3.The
ratio between the angles of a quadrilateral is 7:2:5:6 respectively.What is the
sum of double the smallest angle and half the largest angle of the quadrilateral?**

**1)162° 2) 198° 3)
99° **

**4)
135° 5)None of these**

**4.When
30% of one number is subtracted from another number,the second number reduces to
its own four-fifth.What is the ratio between the first and the second numbers
respectively?**

**1)4:7 2)3:2 3)2:5**

**4)Cannot
be determined**

**5)None
of these**

**5.Mr.Pandit
owned 950 old coins all of which he distributed amongst his three daughters Lalita,Amita
and Neeta. Lalita gave 25 gold coins to
her husband, Amita donated 15 gold coins and Neeta made jewellery out of 30 gold
coins.The new respective ratio of the coins left with them was 20:73:83.How
many gold coins did Amitra receive from Mr.Pandit?**

**1)380 2)415 3)400**

**4)350 5)None of these**

**6.Radha’s
present age is three years less than twice her age 12 years ago.Also the
respective ratio between Raj’s present age and Radha’s present age 4:9.What
will be raj’s age after 5 years?**

**1)12years 2)7 years**

**3)21
years **

**4)cannot
be determined**

**5)None
of these**

**7.When
X is subtracted from the numbers 9,15 and 27, the remainders are in continued
proportion.What is the value of X?**

**1)8 2)6 3)4 **

**4)5 5)None of these**

**8.If
50% of a certain number is equal to 3/4 ^{th}
of another number,What is the ratio between the numbers?**

**1)3:2 2)2:5 3)5:2**

**4)3:4 5)4:3**

**9.In
a college,the ratio of boys to girls is 31:23 respectively.When 75 more girls
join the college,this ratio becomes 124:107. How many more girls should join
the college to make the number of boys and girls equal?**

**1)75 2)90 3)60**

**4)85 5)None of these**

**10.The
number of employees shed through voluntary retirement in company A was 23,000
and that in company B was 6325.what is the ratio of employees retired voluntary from company A to that retired from company B?**

**1)40:11 2)10:11 **

**3)11:10 4)11:40**

**Answer:**

**1-2 2-1 3-4 4-5**

**5-1 6-5 7-5 8-1**

**9-4 10-1**