quantitative aptitude practice set by ALV training center, Puttur

Problems on Ages – Practice questions set 1

Practice set on problem on ages Set - 1 provides level 1 questions suitable for IBPS and SBI clerical exams, PGCET and other MBA entrance exams

1. The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years ago, Father’s age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son’s age will be:

(A) 14 years

(B)  16 years

(C)  18 years

(D) 20 years

2. Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between R and Q’s age?

(A) 3 year

(B) 5 years

(C) 7 years

(D) Data inadequate

(E) None of these

3. The sum of the ages of a father and his son is 45 years. Five years ago, the product of their ages was 34. The ages of the son and the father are respectively:

(A) 6 and 39

(B) 8 and 28

(C) 6 and 36

(D) 10 and 30

(E) None of these

4. 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 years

(B)  10 years

(C)  18 years

(D) None of these

5. The difference between the ages of two persons is 10 years. Fifteen years ago, the elder one was twice as old as the younger one. The present age of the elder person is:

(A) 30 years

(B) 35 years

(C) 40 years

(D) 45 years

6. In 10 years, A will be twice as old as B was 10 years ago. If A is now 9 years older than B, the present age of B is:

(A) 20 years

(B) 19 years

(C) 39 years

(D) 29 years

7. If 6 years are subtracted from the present age of Gagan and the remainder is divided by 18, then the present age of his grandson Anup is obtained. If Anup is 2 years younger to Madan whose age is 5 years, then what is Gangan’s present age?

(A) 50 years

(B) 60 years

(C)  70 years

(D) 75 yearsShow Answer

8. My brother is 3 years elder to me. My father was 28 years of age when my sister was born while my mother was 26 years of age when I was born. If my sister was 4 years of age when my brother was born, then, what was the age of my father and mother respectively when my brother was born?

(A) 32 yrs, 23 yrs

(B)  33 yrs, 30 yrs

(C)  35 yrs, 31 yrs

(D) 35 yrs, 33 yrsShow Answer

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