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Ratio and Proportion Questions for IBPS Clerk

 Question 1 To buy an item, Maria was supposed to give 73 notes of 20 rupees and 3 coins of 5 rupees to seller. Due to a misunderstanding, she gave 73 notes of 20 rupees and seller gave her back 3 coins of 5 rupees. What is the ratio of amount of money she was supposed to give and what she actually gave?  To buy an item, Maria was supposed to give 73 notes of 20 rupees and 3 coins of 5 rupees to seller. Due to a misunderstanding, she gave 73 notes of 20 rupees and seller gave her back 3 coins of 5 rupees. What is the ratio of amount of money she was supposed to give and what she actually gave? Read Less
 A 49 : 48B 40 : 39C 295 : 289D 287 : 281E 146 : 143
 Question 2 3 private banks HDFC, ICICI and Axis have ample amount of money in their banks in the ratio of 4 : 7 : 5. ICICI bank gives 1/7th of bank money to HDFC bank on loan and 2/7th to Axis bank, then HDFC bank gives 1/5th of money to Axis bank. Calculate the final ratio of money with these banks?  3 private banks HDFC, ICICI and Axis have ample amount of money in their banks in the ratio of 4 : 7 : 5. ICICI bank gives 1/7th of bank money to HDFC bank on loan and 2/7th to Axis bank, then HDFC bank gives 1/5th of money to Axis bank. Calculate the final ratio of money with these banks? Read Less
 A 1 : 3 : 2  B 1 : 1 : 2C 1 : 5 : 3D 2 : 3 : 5E 1 : 4 : 3
 Question 3  In an alloy, the ratio of Copper and Silver is 5 : 3. 20 kg of this alloy is taken. Some amount of Iron is added to it so that the ratio of Iron and Silver in the alloy becomes 4 : 3. What is the total weight of alloy now?   In an alloy, the ratio of Copper and Silver is 5 : 3. 20 kg of this alloy is taken. Some amount of Iron is added to it so that the ratio of Iron and Silver in the alloy becomes 4 : 3. What is the total weight of alloy now? Read Less
 A 24 kgB 25 kgC 30 kgD 36 kgE 40 kg
 Question 4 The presence of milk in four different containers is 1/3, 2/5, 2/3 an 3/5. A shopkeeper withdraws 2 liter, 3 liter, 1 liter and 4 liter from each container and mixes them in new container. Find the ratio of milk and water in the new container?  The presence of milk in four different containers is 1/3, 2/5, 2/3 an 3/5. A shopkeeper withdraws 2 liter, 3 liter, 1 liter and 4 liter from each container and mixes them in new container. Find the ratio of milk and water in the new container? Read Less
 A 34 : 31B 37 : 32C 32 : 35D 37 : 41E 37 : 38
 Question 5 The ratio of number of boys to girls in a college farewell party was 3 : 2, but when 8 boys and 6 girls left, the ratio became 2 : 1. How many boys and girls were originally present in the farewell party?  The ratio of number of boys to girls in a college farewell party was 3 : 2, but when 8 boys and 6 girls left, the ratio became 2 : 1. How many boys and girls were originally present in the farewell party? Read Less
 A 22B 18C 14D 20E 16
 Question 6 Anjali gave a puzzle to her friend about the room number where they have to stay as the room number is the difference of the two numbers which are in the ratio of 5 : 7. If 25 be subtracted from each, they are in the ratio of 35 : 59. Help Anjali’s friend to find the room number.  Anjali gave a puzzle to her friend about the room number where they have to stay as the room number is the difference of the two numbers which are in the ratio of 5 : 7. If 25 be subtracted from each, they are in the ratio of 35 : 59. Help Anjali’s friend to find the room number. Read Less
 A 48B 52C 24  D 30E None of these
 Question 7 The glasses of capacity 3 L, 5 L and 7 L contain mixture of milk and water with milk concentrations 60%, 50% and 20% respectively. The contents of three glasses are emptied into a large vessel. Find the ratio of milk to water in the resultant mixture.  The glasses of capacity 3 L, 5 L and 7 L contain mixture of milk and water with milk concentrations 60%, 50% and 20% respectively. The contents of three glasses are emptied into a large vessel. Find the ratio of milk to water in the resultant mixture. Read Less
 A 52 : 49B 11 : 23C 127 : 63D 19 : 31E None of these
 Question 8 A cask contains a mixture of two liquids P and Q in the ratio 7 : 5. When 6L of this mixture is taken out from the cask and an equal volume is filled with Q, the ratio of P and Q becomes 21 : 19. Find the initial volume of the mixture in the cask. A cask contains a mixture of two liquids P and Q in the ratio 7 : 5. When 6L of this mixture is taken out from the cask and an equal volume is filled with Q, the ratio of P and Q becomes 21 : 19. Find the initial volume of the mixture in the cask.Read Less
 A 30LB 45LC 60L D 42LE None of these
 Question 9 In a 30 ml mixture of spirit and water, 40% is spirit. If the mixture is diluted further by adding 20 ml of water, what is the percent of spirit in the new mixture?  In a 30 ml mixture of spirit and water, 40% is spirit. If the mixture is diluted further by adding 20 ml of water, what is the percent of spirit in the new mixture? Read Less
 A 40%B 24%C 12%D 36%E None of these
 Question 10There are two alloys of bronze and copper. In the first alloy, there is 7 times as much copper as bronze and in the second alloy there is one fourth as much copper as bronze. How many times more must we take the first alloy in the relation to the second alloy in order to obtain a new alloy in which there would be thrice as much copper as, ...Read More There are two alloys of bronze and copper. In the first alloy, there is 7 times as much copper as bronze and in the second alloy there is one fourth as much copper as bronze. How many times more must we take the first alloy in the relation to the second alloy in order to obtain a new alloy in which there would be thrice as much copper as bronze? Read Less
 A 4.4B 5.5C 7.6   D 9.25E 2.125

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