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Express the ratio of 6 feet to 40 inches in lowest terms.

5:9

9:5

1:9

9:1

4:5

If the length of a shadow of a pole of height 48 feet is 24 feet, what will the length of the shadow of a tree of height 50 feet?

50 feet

15 feet

25 feet

10 feet

74 feet

If a stock of food grains is enough for 800 persons for 12 weeks, then how long will the stock last for 300 persons?

48 weeks

30 weeks

8 weeks

16 weeks

32 weeks

3 : 2

2 : 3

2 : 5

3 : 5

5 : 2

115 : 64

4 : 3

3 : 4

64 : 115

115 : 64

If a (0, 2a = 7b and 3c=8a, what is the ratio of c to b?

28 : 3

3 : 28

16 : 5

5 : 16

35 : 6

If a = 5b and b = 12 find 15% of a.

6

7

18

9

60

Kevin bought 5 times as many books as Clark and Clark bought 4 times as many books as Jim. Which of the following is the ratio of number of books bought by Kevin to the number of books bought by Jim?

1 : 20

20 : 1

12 : 1

1 : 12

9 : 1

A sum of 55980$ is divided among four persons P, Q, R and S such that for every hundred P gets, Q gets 20$ and for every hundred Q gets, R gets 20$ and for every hundred R gets S gets 10$. What is Q’s share (in $)?

6220$

12000$

6000$

3110$

9000$

If a=2b, b=2c and 4c=3d, then what is the ratio of d to a?

1 : 4

3 : 1

1 : 3

1 : 2

1 : 5

125$ is divided among X, Y, Z. The share of X is 2/3 of the combined share of Y and Z. Find the share of X.

50$

25$

75$

100$

45$

Flour, sugar and baking soda are mixed by weight in the ratio of 12:8:4, respectively, to produce a certain type of sweet dish. In order to make 6 pounds of this dish, what weight of sugar in pounds, is required?

8

2

12

4

24

A box contains nuts, bolts and screws in the ratio 7:6:8, if there are a total of 441 pieces in the box, find the difference in number of nuts and bolts.

14

12

21

8

6

Mr.Allan’s property is to be distributed among his wife, son and daughter in the ratio of 6:5:4 and if his son gets $200000, find his wife’s share.

240000$

120000$

600000$

400000$

300000$

A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7 : 2 and 7 : 11 respectively. If equal quantities of alloys are melted to form a third alloy C, find the proportion of gold and copper in C.

7 : 5

5 : 7

12 : 5

5 : 12

12 : 7

To make biscuits, Jane uses 10 cups of flour to 2 cups of milk. If she uses 5 cups of milk, how many cups of flour will she use?

10

12

25

8

15

When 1500 pounds of paper are recycled 12 trees are saved. How many trees are saved if 4000 pounds of paper are recycled?

32

16

20

42

40

A family of 4 persons spends 100$ on food per week. How much does a family of 9 persons spend on food per week?

400$

90$

125$

200$

225$

When a bird flies, it beats its wings on an average of 22 times in ten seconds. How many times will it beat its wings in two minutes?

244

234

264

120

240

To make magenta paint, a painter mixes red paint and blue paint in the ratio of three to two. If he used twelve gallons of red paint, how much blue paint did he use?

6 gallons

8 gallons

10 gallons

12 gallons

5 gallons

5:9

9:5

1:9

9:1

4:5

If the length of a shadow of a pole of height 48 feet is 24 feet, what will the length of the shadow of a tree of height 50 feet?

50 feet

15 feet

25 feet

10 feet

74 feet

If a stock of food grains is enough for 800 persons for 12 weeks, then how long will the stock last for 300 persons?

48 weeks

30 weeks

8 weeks

16 weeks

32 weeks

3 : 2

2 : 3

2 : 5

3 : 5

5 : 2

115 : 64

4 : 3

3 : 4

64 : 115

115 : 64

If a (0, 2a = 7b and 3c=8a, what is the ratio of c to b?

28 : 3

3 : 28

16 : 5

5 : 16

35 : 6

If a = 5b and b = 12 find 15% of a.

6

7

18

9

60

Kevin bought 5 times as many books as Clark and Clark bought 4 times as many books as Jim. Which of the following is the ratio of number of books bought by Kevin to the number of books bought by Jim?

1 : 20

20 : 1

12 : 1

1 : 12

9 : 1

A sum of 55980$ is divided among four persons P, Q, R and S such that for every hundred P gets, Q gets 20$ and for every hundred Q gets, R gets 20$ and for every hundred R gets S gets 10$. What is Q’s share (in $)?

6220$

12000$

6000$

3110$

9000$

If a=2b, b=2c and 4c=3d, then what is the ratio of d to a?

1 : 4

3 : 1

1 : 3

1 : 2

1 : 5

125$ is divided among X, Y, Z. The share of X is 2/3 of the combined share of Y and Z. Find the share of X.

50$

25$

75$

100$

45$

Flour, sugar and baking soda are mixed by weight in the ratio of 12:8:4, respectively, to produce a certain type of sweet dish. In order to make 6 pounds of this dish, what weight of sugar in pounds, is required?

8

2

12

4

24

A box contains nuts, bolts and screws in the ratio 7:6:8, if there are a total of 441 pieces in the box, find the difference in number of nuts and bolts.

14

12

21

8

6

Mr.Allan’s property is to be distributed among his wife, son and daughter in the ratio of 6:5:4 and if his son gets $200000, find his wife’s share.

240000$

120000$

600000$

400000$

300000$

A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7 : 2 and 7 : 11 respectively. If equal quantities of alloys are melted to form a third alloy C, find the proportion of gold and copper in C.

7 : 5

5 : 7

12 : 5

5 : 12

12 : 7

To make biscuits, Jane uses 10 cups of flour to 2 cups of milk. If she uses 5 cups of milk, how many cups of flour will she use?

10

12

25

8

15

When 1500 pounds of paper are recycled 12 trees are saved. How many trees are saved if 4000 pounds of paper are recycled?

32

16

20

42

40

A family of 4 persons spends 100$ on food per week. How much does a family of 9 persons spend on food per week?

400$

90$

125$

200$

225$

When a bird flies, it beats its wings on an average of 22 times in ten seconds. How many times will it beat its wings in two minutes?

244

234

264

120

240

To make magenta paint, a painter mixes red paint and blue paint in the ratio of three to two. If he used twelve gallons of red paint, how much blue paint did he use?

6 gallons

8 gallons

10 gallons

12 gallons

5 gallons

This test contains twenty questions of ratio in ARITHMETIC. This test targets SAT Arithmetic. The chapter focused here is Ratio and Proportions.

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