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Practice Problems [Quiz] – Ages

Q.1:

A father said his son , " I was as old as you are at present at the time of your birth. " If the father age is 38 now, the son age 5 years back was :

A) 14 B) 19
C) 33 D) 38
Answer & Explanation
Q.2:

The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. five years ago, father's age was four times the age of the son. so now the son's age will be:

A) 5 B) 10
C) 15 D) 20
Answer & Explanation
Q.3:

Present ages of Sameer and Anand are in the ratio of 5 : 4 respectively. Three years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11 : 9 respectively. What is Anand's present age in years?

A) 24 B) 27
C) 40 D) cannot be determined
Answer & Explanation
Q.4:

A person's present age is one-fifth of the age of his mother. After 7 years, he will be one- third of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at present (in years)?

A) 35 B) 40
C) 45 D) 50
Answer & Explanation
Q.5:

The ratio of Seema's age to the age of her mother is 5:12. The difference of their ages is 21 years. What will be the ratio of Seema's age and her mother's age after three years?

A) 3 : 7 B) 13:7
C) 6:13 D) 7:3
Answer & Explanation
Q.6:

The ratio of the father's age to the son's age is 3 : 1. The product of their ages is 147. The ratio of their ages after 5 years will be?

A) 15:7 B) 13:6
C) 26:17 D) 27:5
Answer & Explanation
Q.7:

Rajeev's age after 15 years will be 5 times his age 5 years back. What is the present age of rajeev?

A) 12 B) 14
C) 22 D) 10
Answer & Explanation
Q.8:

Sivagami is 2 years elder than Meena. After 6 years the total of their ages will be 7 times of their current age. Then age of Sivagami is :

A) 19 years B) 17 years
C) 15 years D) data inadequate
Answer & Explanation
Q.9:

A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is

A) 20 B) 21
C) 22 D) 23
Answer & Explanation
Q.10:

The ages of Krish and Vaibhav are in the proportion of 3 : 5. After 9 years, the proportion of their ages will be 3 : 4. Then the current age of Vaibhav is: r

A) 10 B) 13
C) 15 D) 18
Answer & Explanation
Q.1:

The sum of the ages of a son and father is 56 years after four years the age of the father will be three times that of the son. Their ages respectively are:

A) 12 years, 44 years B) 16 years, 42 years
C) 16 years, 48 years D) 18 years, 36 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.2:

A person was asked to state his age in years. His reply was, 'Take my age three years hence, multiply it by 3 and then subtract three times my age three years ago and you will know how old I am.' What was the age of the person?

A) 18 years B) 20 years
C) 24 years D) 32 years
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Q.3:

The total age of A and B is 12 years more than the total age of B and C. C is how many years younger than A?

A) 12 B) 24
C) C is elder than A D) Data inadequate
Answer & Explanation
Q.4:

A is 2 years older than B who is twice as old as C. If the total of the ages of A, B and C be 27, then how old is B?

A) 7 years B) 8 years
C) 9 years D) 10 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.5:

The sum of the ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. what is the age of the youngest child ?

A) 4 B) 8
C) 10 D) None
Answer & Explanation
Q.6:

Six years ago, the average age of A, B, C, and D was 30 years. When E joined them, the average of all the five becomes 40 years. The age of E is

A) 49 years B) 35 years
C) 42 years D) 56 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.7:

The average age of a couple is 24 years when they were married five years ago but now the average age of the husband, wife and child is 20 years(the child was born during the interval). What is the present age of the child ?

A) 2 yrs B) 4 yrs
C) 3 yrs D) 5 yrs
Answer & Explanation
Q.8:

Mother’s age today is thrice as her daughter’s. After 10 years it would be just double. How old is the daughter today ?

A) 8 years B) 9 years
C) 10 years D) 11 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.9:

The age of a man is 3 times of his son. Six years ago, the man was seven times old as his son was at that time. The present age of man is

A) 36 years B) 27 years
C) 48 years D) 39 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.10:

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

A) 8, 20, 28 B) 16, 28, 36
C) 20, 35, 45 D) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Q.1:

Mohan was married 5 years ago. At present his age is 6/5 times of his age at the time of marriage. His wife is 3 year younger to him. Find his wife’s present age?

A) 21 yrs B) 24 yrs
C) 27 yrs D) 30 yrs
Answer & Explanation
Q.2:

A) 25 years B) 24 years
C) 23 years D) 22 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.3:

TSachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years. If their ages are in the respective ratio of 7 : 9, how old is Sachin?

A) 18 years B) 28 years
C) 24.5 years D) None of these
Answer & Explanation
Q.4:

When I was 24, my mother was twice my age. Now I am 44, how old is my mother?

A) 84 B) 48
C) 9 years D) 88
Answer & Explanation
Q.5:

Ishikha got married 9 years ago. Today her age is 4/3 times her age at the time of marriage. At present her daughter’s age is one-sixth of her age. What was her daughter’s age three years ago?

A) 4 years B) 3 years
C) 2 years D) 1 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.6:

Dinesh is younger to Roshan by 9 years. If their ages are in the respective ratio of 4:5, how old is Dinesh?

A) 36 years B) 23 years
C) 29 years D) Cannot be determined
Answer & Explanation
Q.7:

Shivani is 60 years old and Ritu is 80 years old. How many years ago their age ratio was 4:6?

A) 10 years B) 15 years
C) 20 years D) 25 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.8:

Saransh is 50 years old and Nazma is 40 years old. How long ago was the ratio of their ages 3:2?

A) 20 years B) 30 years
C) 40 years D) 25 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.9:

What is John’s present age, if after 10 years his age will be 5 times his age 5 years back.

A) 6.2 years B) 7.7 years
C) 8.7 years D) 10 years
Answer & Explanation
Q.10:

James present age is 2/7th of his fathers present age. James brother is three year older to Jame. The respective ratio between present ages of James father and James brother is 14:5. What is the present age of James? r

A) 12 years B) 13 years
C) 14 years D) 15 years
Answer & Explanation

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