# Ratio and Proportion Practice Problems - Set 2

Lesson 1 : Check Shortcut Techniques to Solve Ratio and Proportion problems from here
Lesson 2 : Check Set 1 of Ratio and Proportion Problems with Explanations from here
1. Two numbers are in the ratio 4:7. If 4 is subtracted from each of them, they are in the ratio 2:5. What is the first number ?
1. 14
2. 10
3. 8
4. 4
5. None of these
2. Find the third proportion of 72 and 32 ?
1. 49
2. 8√7
3. 32
4. 224
5. None of these
3. What is the mean proportion of 72 and 32 ?
1. 14.2
2. 162
3. 42
4. 48
5. None of these
4. A : B = 5 : 6, B : C = 4 : 7, find A : B : C
1. 5 : 10 : 7
2. 10 : 12 : 21
3. 20 : 24 : 13
4. 10 : 12 : 19
5. None of these
5. A : B = 7 : 8, B : C = 10 : 11 and C : D = 4 : 5, then what is A : D ?
1. 5 : 7
2. 11 : 21
3. 7 : 11
4. 11 : 12
5. None of these
6. A sum of money has been divided among A, B and C in 18 : 15 : 13 ratio. If B gets Rs. 4500, find C's share of money ?
1. Rs. 3900
2. Rs. 5400
3. Rs. 4200
4. Can't be determined
5. None of these
7. In a mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 4. If 9 litres of water is added, the ratio becomes 4 : 5. Find the quantity of milk in the mixture ?
1. 8
2. 20
3. 24
4. 18
5. None of these
8. A sum of Rs. 5460 has been divided among A, B and C such a way that 2A = 3B = 4C. Find A's share of money ?
1. Rs. 1260
2. Rs. 2520
3. Rs. 840
4. Rs. 1680
5. None of these
9. In a box there are some rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins in the ratio 5 : 4 : 9. If their value is Rs. 74, find the number of 25 paise coins in the box.
1. 32
2. 40
3. 72
4. 36
5. None of these
10. 290 coins consist of rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins. If their values are in 12 : 7 : 8 ratio, find the number of 50 paise coins ?
1. 70
2. 160
3. 60
4. 35
5. None of these

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2. thanks mam...

3. thank you very much mam

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5. wow

nice questions it refreshed my memory regarding ratios

6. i think q no 2 ans option is not correct ans should be some thing else

7. Effucient

8. mam.. Qustn No. 2. ka Ans...apke solution se match nhi kr rha h

9. seems you are confused bro.. check again... mam is correct

10. simple way to remember :

what left when the digit is subtracted from 9.
Eg: unit place : 1 => 9-1=8
tenth place: 8 => 9-8=1
hundredth place: 3=> 9-3=6

so the 9's complement of 381 is 618

11. In Q no 5 : from technical view, Error and Bug are two different things

12. 14/20