Multiple Choice Questions

Unit A4

Ratio and Proportion

For each of these questions, choose the option (A, B, C or D) that is TRUE.

1

Divide £200 in the ratio 3 : 2. What is the result?
- (A)£140 : £60
- (B)£80 : £120
- (C)£300 : £200
- (D)£120 : £80

2

The ratio of men to women at a party was 6 : 7, respectively.
There were 28 women. Calculate the number of people at the party.

- (A)24
- (B)28
- (C)52
- (D)104

3

A sum of £300 is divided in the ratio 2 : 3.
Calculate the amount of the LARGER share.

- (A)£120
- (B)£150
- (C)£180
- (D)£240

4

A metal is made from copper, zinc and lead in the ratio 13 : 6 : 1. The mass of the zinc is 90 kg.
Calculate the mass of the metal.

- (A)195 kg
- (B)210 kg
- (C)285 kg
- (D)300 kg

5

£*x*is divided among three boys, Ryan, Keith and Andrew, in the ratio 2 : 3 : 7, respectively.

If Andrew gets £15 more than Keith, what is the value of *x* ?

- (A)£27
- (B)£45
- (C)£57
- (D)£180

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