Problems on Ages is a topic in the Quantitative section of the Aptitude exam. Questions in this section are framed in a confusing way. So, make sure that you practice different level of questions in order to have flexibility while solving problems related to this concept.

Important topics covered in this section are problems on ages, ratio problems, etc. To make your preparation easy we have compiled the most important 20 questions from this topic. Make sure you dedicate considerable time to solve these questions with integrity.

We assume that you have completed Averages practice before coming to this page if not make sure you solve questions from Averages. Second, after you complete this section solve questions from Percentages.

If you are already thorough with all the concepts of quantitative aptitude then move on to reasoning ability and verbal ability.

Q1

The ratio between the present ages of P and Q is 5:7 respectively. If the difference between Q's present age and P's age after 6 years is 2, what is the total of P's and Q's present ages?

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Ratio Problems

A

48 years

B

52 years

C

56 years

D

cannot be determined

E

none of these

Q2

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).

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Ratio Problems

A

8, 20, 28

B

16, 28, 36

C

20, 35, 45

D

none of these

Q3

The ages of Samina and Suhana are in the ratio of 7:3 respectively. After 6 years, the ratio of their ages will be 5:3. What is the difference in their ages?

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Ratio Problems

A

6 years

B

8 years

D

12 years

E

none of these

Q4

Ram's son's age is \(\frac{1}{3}\) of Ram's wife's age. Ram's wife's age is \(\frac{4}{5}\) of Ram's age and Ram's age is \(\frac{3}{5}\) of Ram's father' age. Find the age of Ram's son, if Ram's father is 50 years old.

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

6 years

B

8 years

C

10 years

D

12 years

Q5

What is the difference between the present ages of Ayush and deepak?

I. The ratio between Ayush's present age and his age after 8 years is 4:5

II. The ratio between the present ages of Ayush and Deepak is 4:3

III. The ratio between Deepak's present age and his age four years ago is 6:5

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Data Sufficiency Questions

A

Any two of I, II and III

B

I or III

C

Any one of the three

D

All I, II and III are required.

Q6

A man's present age is two-fifths of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at present?

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

32

B

36

C

40

D

46

Q7

The present age of son is half of the present age of his mother. Ten years ago, his mother's age was thrice the age of her son. What is the present age of the son?

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

20 years

B

25 years

C

30 years

D

40 years

Q8

What is the present age of Tanya?

I. The ratio between the present ages of Tanya and her brother Rahul is 3 : 4 respectively

II. After 5 years the ratio between the ages of Tanya and Rahul will be 4 : 5

III. Rahul is 5 years older than Tanya

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Data Sufficiency Questions

A

I and II

B

II and III

C

I and III

D

All I, II and III

E

Any two of three

Q9

Rahul is as much younger than Sagar as he is older than Purav. If the sum of the ages of Purav and Sagar is 66 years, and Sagar's age is 48 years, then what is Purav's age

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

18 years

B

cannot be determined

C

16 years

D

20 years

E

12 years

Q10

The sum of present ages of a father and is son is 8 years more than the present age of the mother. The mother is 22 years older than the son. What will be the age of the father after 4 years?

Level 2
Problems on Ages

A

34 years

B

36 years

C

40 years

D

38 years

E

28 years

Q11

A couple has a son and a daughter. The age of the father is four times that of the son and the age of the daughter is one-third of that of her mother. The wife is 6 years younger to her husband and the sister is 3 years older than her brother. The mother's age is?

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

42 years

B

48 years

C

54 years

D

63 years

Q12

The sum of 3 consecutive odd numbers and three consecutive even numbers together is 231. Also, the smallest odd number is 11 less than the smallest even number. What is the sum of the largest odd number and the largest even number?

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

74

B

82

C

83

D

cannot be determined

E

none of these

Q13

Ratio between the ages of Subhash, Prasad and Amar is 3:6:7. If the difference between the ages of Prasad and Amar is 10 years, then what is the difference between the ages of Subhash and Prasad?

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Ratio Problems

A

5 years

B

10 years

C

20 years

D

30 years

Q14

Average age of employees working in a department is 30 years. In the next year, ten workers will retire. What will be the average age in the next year?

I. Retirement age is 60 years

II. There are 50 employees in the department

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Data Sufficiency Questions

A

If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question

B

If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question

C

If the data either in Statement I or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

D

If the data even in both Statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question

E

If the data in both Statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question

Q15

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?

Level 2
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

1:2

B

1:5

C

3:8

D

none of these

Q16

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:

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

54

B

72

C

105

D

108

Q17

What is Sonia's present age?

I. Sonia's present age is five times Deepak's present age.

II. Five years ago her age was twenty-five times Deepak's age at that time.

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Data Sufficiency Questions

A

If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question

B

If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question

C

If the data either in Statement I or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

D

If the data even in both Statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question

E

If the data in both Statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question

Q18

What is Arun's present age?

I. Five years ago, Arun's age was double that of his son's age at that time.

II. Present ages of Arun and his son are in the ratio of 11:6 respectively

III. Five years hence, the respective ratio of Arun's age and his son's age will become 12:7

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Data Sufficiency Questions

A

I and II

B

II and III

C

I and III

D

Any two of three

E

none of these

Q19

The ages of two persons differ by 16 years. If 6 years ago, the elder one be 3 times as old as the younger one, find their present ages.

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Relationship Data Questions

A

12,28

B

14,30

C

16,32

D

18,34

Q20

The ratio between the present ages of A and B is 5:3 respectively. The ratio between A's age 4 years ago and B's age 4 years hence 1:1. What is the ratio between A's age 4 years hence and B's age 4 years ago?

Level 1
Problems on Ages
Ratio Problems

A

1:3

B

2:1

C

3:1

D

4:1

E

none of these

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