# Quant Quiz :: Questions On Ages For SSC CGL CHSL Railway SBI Clerk And IBPS Exams

1.The age of father 3 years ago was 8 times
the age of his son. Presently the father’s age is 5 times that of the son. Find
their present ages.

A) 35

B) 30

C) 38

D) 40

2.The present age of A is 9 times the present
age of B. 3 years hence A’s age will be 5 times that of B. Find their present
ages.

A) 25

B) 23

C) 19

D) 27

3.The ratio of Ram’s present age to Mohan’s
present age is 5 : 6. 8 years hence this
ratio changes to 7 : 8 Find their present ages.

A) 18

B) 19

C) 20

D) 21

4.The sum of present ages of Rohit and Mohit
is 30 years. 5 years hence the ratio of their ages will be Rohit : Mohit : : 5
: 3. Find their present ages.

A) 18

B) 19

C) 21

D) 20

5.The average age of a man and his son is 35
years. The ratio of their ages is 5 : 2 respectively. What is the son’s age?

A) 50
years

B) 35
years

C) 15
years

D) 20
years

6.The ages of Aarzoo and Arnav are in the
ratio of 11 : 13 respectively. After 7 years the ratio of their ages will be 20
: 23. What is the difference in years between their ages?

A) 4
years

B) 7
years

C) 6
years

D) 5
years

7.The
ratio between the ages of Ram and Mohan is 4 : 5 and that between Mohan and
Anil is 5 : 6. If sum of the ages of three be 90 years. How old is Mohan?

A) 24
years

B) 20
years

C) 30
years

D) 25
years

8.The age of father is three times the age of
his son at present. Four years hence the ratio between the ages of father and
son becomes 13 : 5 respectively. What is the present age of father?

A) 48
years

B) 42
years

C) 52
years

D) Cannot be determined

9.Harsha is 40 years old and Rita is 60 years
old. How many years ago was the ratio of
their ages 3 : 5 ?

A) 10
years

B) 20
years

C) 37
years

D) 5
years

10. Present ages of Radha and sudha are in
the ratio of 7 : 9 respectively. Five years ago ratio of their ages was 3 : 4.
What will be Sudha’s age after 3 years from now?

A) 48
years

B) 42
years

C) 43
years

D) 38
years

**Answers and Solution:**

1.A) Let the present age of son be x years.

Then, the present age of father = 5x years.

3 years ago, Son’s age = (x -3) years Father’s
age = (5x – 3) years

But 3 years ago the father’s age was 8 times
that of his son.

Therefore, we can write.

8 (x -3) = 5x -3 or, 8x - 24 = 5x -3 or, 3x = 21

or, x = 7 years and 5x = 35

We get the present age of son = 7 years

**and the present age of father = 35 years**

2.D) Let the present age of B be x years. Then, the
present age of A = 9x years

3 years hence, = B’s age = (9x + 3) years.

But it is given that 3 years hence A’s age
will be 5 times the age of B.

so 9x + 3 = 5(x + 3 ) Or, 9x + 3 = 5x + 15 Or,
4x = 12 Or, x =3

B’s present age = 3 years

**A’s present age = 9 * 3 = 27 years**

3.C)

4.D)

5.D) Let the present ages of father and son be 5x
and 2x years respectively.

According to the question.

=> 5x + 2x = 2 * 35

=> 7x = 70

=> X = 70/7 = 10

**so son's age = 2x = 2 x 10 = 20**

6.C) Let the present ages of Aarzoo and Arnav
be 11x and 13x years respectively,

According to the question,

=> (11x+7)/(13x+7)=20/23 => 260x + 140
= 253x + 161

=> 260x – 253x = 161 – 140 => 7x = 21

=> X = 21/7 = 3 Difference between their
ages

**= 13x – 11x = 2x = 2 * 3 = 6 years**

7.C) Ram : Mohan = 4 : 5 Mohan : Anil = 5 : 6, == Ram : Mohan : Anil = 4 : 5 : 6

**so Mohan’s age = 5/15 * 90 = 30 years**

8.A) Present age of son = x years then father’s
present ages =3x years

According to the question

(3x+4)/(x+4)=13/5 => 15x + 20 = 13x + 52 =
2x = 32

so X = 16

**Present age of father = 3 * 16 = 48 years**
9.A) Let x years ago the radio of their ages
was 3 : 5

so According to the question

(40-x )/(60-x )=3/5

Or, 200 – 5x = 180 – 3x

or, 2x = 20

**so X = 10 years**

10.A)

Quant Quiz :: Questions On Ages For SSC CGL CHSL Railway SBI Clerk And IBPS Exams
Reviewed by
SSC IBPS
on
19:20:00
Rating: