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Q 1.

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The respective ratio between the present age of Manisha and Deepali is 5 : X. Manisha is 9 years younger than Parineeta. Parineeta's age after 9 years will be 33 years. The difference between Deepali's and Manisha's age is same as the present age of Parineeta. What will come in place of X?

A

23

B

39

C

15

D

Cannot be determined

None of these

Explanation

Q 2.

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The sum of the ages of 4 members of a family 5 years ago was 94 years. Today, when the daughter has been married off and replaced by a daughter-in-law, the sum of their ages is 92. Assuming that there has been no other change in the family structure and all the people are alive, what is the difference in the age of the daughter and the daughter-in-law?

22 years

B

11 years

C

25 years

D

19 years

E

15 years

Explanation

Q 3.

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Present age of Sudha and Neeta are in the ratio of 6 : 7 respectively. Five years ago their ages were in the ratio of 5 : 6 respectively. What is Sudha's present age?

30 years

B

35 years

C

40 years

D

Cannot be determined

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 4.

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Average age of 36 children of the class is 15 years. 12 more children joined whose average age is 16 years. What is the average age of all the 48 children together?

15.25 years

B

15.5 years

C

15.3 years

D

15.4 years

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 5.

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Two years ago the ratio of the ages of Swati and Khyati was 5 : 7 respectively. Two years hence the ratio of their ages will be 7 : 9 respectively. What is the present age of Khyati?

16 years

B

14.5 years

C

12 years

D

Cannot be determined

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 6.

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The age of a man is 4 times that of his son. 5 yrs ago, the man was nine times as old as his son was at that time. What is the present age of the man?

A

28 yrs

32 yrs

C

40 yrs

D

42 yrs

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 7.

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After 5 yrs, the age of a father will be thrice the age of his son, whereas five years ago, he was 7 times as old as his son was. What are their present ages?

A

30 yrs

40 yrs

C

50 yrs

D

60 yrs

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 8.

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10 Yrs ago, Sita's mother was 4 times older than her daughter. After 10 yrs, the mother will be two times older than the daughter. What is the present age of Sita?

A

10 yrs

B

30 yrs

20 yrs

D

40 yrs

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 9.

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Samir's age is one-fourth of his father's age and two-third of his sister Reema's age. What is the ratio of the ages of Samir, Reema and their father respectively ?

A

3 : 2 : 8

B

3 : 4 : 8

2 : 3 : 8

D

4 : 3 : 8

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 10.

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The sum of the ages of a mother and her daughter is 50 yrs. Also 5 yrs ago, the mother's age was 7 times the age of the daughter. What are the present ages of the mother and the daughter?

A

35, 5

40, 10

C

30, 20

D

25, 15

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 11.

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The ratio of the father's age to the son's age is 4 : 1. The product of their ages is 196. What will be the ratio of their ages after 5 years?

A

7 : 3

B

14 : 9

11 : 4

D

17 : 3

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 12.

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The present ages of Trisha and Shalini are in the ratio of 7 : 6 respectively . After 8 years the ratio of their ages will be 9 : 8. What is the difference in their ages?

4 years

B

8 years

C

10 years

D

12 years

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 13.

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A man's age is 125% of what it was 10 years ago, but 83-% 3 of what it will be after 10 years. What is his present age?

A

30 yrs

B

40 yrs

50 yrs

D

60 yrs

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 14.

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The age of a man is three times the sum of the ages of his two sons. Five years hence, his age will be double of the sum of the ages of his sons. The father's present age is

A

40 years

45 years

C

50 years

D

55 years

E

65 years

Explanation

Q 15.

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Present ages of Rama and Shyama are in the ratio of 4 : 5 respectively. Five years hence the ratio of their ages becomes 5 : 6 respectively. What is Rama's present age?

A

25 years

B

22 years

20 years

D

30 years

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 16.

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In a family, a couple has a son and daughter. The age of the father is three times that of his daughter and the age of the son is half of his mother. The wife is nine years younger to her husband and the brother is seven years older than his sister. What is the age of the mother?

A

40 years

B

45 years

C

50 years

60 years

E

65 years

Explanation


Q 17.

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Ram's present age is three times his son's present age and two-fifth of his father's present age. The average of the present ages of all of them is 46 years. What is the difference between the Ram's son's present age and Ram's father's present age?

A

68 years

B

88 years

C

58 years

D

Cannot be determined

None of these

Explanation

Q 18.

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Abhay's age after six years will be three-seventh of his father's age. Ten years ago, the ratio of their ages was 1 : 5. What is Abhay's father's age at present?

A

30 yrs.

B

40 yrs.

50 yrs.

D

60 yrs.

E

70 years

Explanation

Q 19.

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The present ages of three persons are in proportions 4 : 7 : 9. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages was 56. Find their present ages (in years).

A

8, 20, 28

16, 28, 36

C

20, 35, 45

D

25, 30, 40

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 20.

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Tanya's grandfather was 8 times older to her 16 years ago. He would be 3 times of her age 8 years from now. Eight years ago, what was the ratio of Tanya's age to that of her grandfather?

A

1 : 2

B

1 : 5

C

3 : 8

11 : 53

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 21.

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Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between R and Q's age?

A

1 year

B

2 years

C

25 years

Data inadequate

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 22.

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The ratio of the present ages of Mahesh and Ajay is respectively 3 : 2. After 8 years, ratio of their ages will be 11 : 8. What will be the present age of Mahesh's son if his age is half of the present age of Ajay ?

12 years

B

24 years

C

18 years

D

9 years

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 23.

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The ages of Samir and Tanuj are in the ratio of 8 : 15 years respectively. After 9 years the ratio of their ages will be 11 : 18. What is the difference in years between their ages ?

A

24 years

B

20 years

C

33 years

21 years

E

None of these

Explanation

Q 24.

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Eighteen years ago, a father was three times as old as his son. Now the father is only twice as old as his son. Then the sum of the present ages of the son and the father is:

A

54

B

72

C

105

108

E

116

Explanation

Q 25.

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The present age of the father and the son are in the ratio of 8 : 3. After 12 years the ratio of their ages will be 2 : 1. What is the sum of the present age of the father and the son?

66yrs

B

70yrs

C

74yrs

D

78yrs

E

80yrs.

Explanation