## 84th SSC CGL level Question Set, 8th on topic Ratio and Proportion

This is the 84th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam and 8th on topic Ratio and Proportion. Students should complete this question set in prescribed time first and then only refer to the corresponding solution set for extracting maximum benefits from this resource.

### 84th question set—10 problems for SSC CGL exam: topic Ratio and Proportion 8—Answering time 12 mins

**Problem 1.**

If $A:B:C=2:3:4$, then the ratio $\displaystyle\frac{A}{B}:\displaystyle\frac{B}{C}:\displaystyle\frac{C}{A}$ is equal to,

- 8 : 9 : 12
- 8 : 9 : 24
- 8 : 9 : 16
- 4 : 9 : 16

**Problem 2.**

If $p:q=r:s=t:u=2:3$, then $(mp+nr+ot):(mq+ns+ou)$ is equal to,

- 1 : 3
- 3 : 2
- 1 : 2
- 2 : 3

**Problem 3.**

Find the mean proportionals between 2 and 54.

- 6 and 18
- 6 and 9
- 12 and 18
- 6 and 12

#### Problem 4.

The reciprocals of squares of the numbers $1\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ and $1\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$ are in the ratio,

- 81 : 64
- 4 : 85
- 64 : 81
- 8 : 9

#### Problem 5.

If 177 is divided into three parts in the ratio, $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}:\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}:\displaystyle\frac{4}{5}$, then the second part is,

- 60
- 75
- 45
- 72

#### Problem 6.

If the ratio of two numbers is 1 : 5 and their product is 320, then the difference between squares of these two numbers is,

- 1536
- 1024
- 1435
- 1256

#### Problem 7.

If a reduction in number of workers in a factory is in the ratio 15 : 11 and an increment in their wages in the ratio 22 : 25, then the ratio by which the total wage of the workers is decreased is,

- 3 : 7
- 3 : 5
- 5 : 6
- 6 : 5

**Problem 8.**

Four numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 : 4. Their sum is 16. The sum of the first and the fourth number is equal to,

- 5
- 80
- 8
- 10

#### Problem 9.

A sum of Rs.730 is divided among A, B and C in such a way that if A gets Rs.3, then B gets Rs.4 and if B gets Rs.3.50 then C gets Rs.3. The share of B exceeds that of C by,

- Rs.30
- Rs.210
- Rs.40
- Rs.70

**Problem 10.**

If 378 coins consist of 1 rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins whose values are in the ratio of 13 : 11 : 7, the number of 50 paise coins will be,

- 133
- 132
- 136
- 128

Read the detailed solutions in * SSC CGL level Solution Set 84 on Ratio proportion 8*.

Answers are given below.

### Answers to the questions

**Question 1.** Answer. Option b: 8 : 9 : 24.

**Question 2.** Answer. Option d : 2 : 3.

**Question 3.** Answer. Option a: 6 and 18.

**Question 4.** Answer. Option c: 64 : 81.

**Question 5.** Answer. Option a: 60.

**Question 6.** Answer. Option a: 1536.

**Question 7.** Answer. Option d: 6: 5.

**Question 8.** Answer. Option c: 8.

**Question 9.** Answer. Option c: Rs.40.

**Question 10.** Answer. Option b: 132.

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