# Aptitude Questions : Ages Set 11

Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in AgesÂ which is common for all competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

1. James’ father wasÂ 30 years old when he was born. His mother’s age wasÂ 24 when his sisterÂ who is 5 years younger to him, was born.Â What is the difference between the age of James’ father and mother?
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 11
E. 9
Explanation :
James’age =Â F – 30
sister’sÂ age =Â F – 35
MÂ = 24 + Sister’s age
MÂ = 24 + F – 35
F – M = 11

2. The respective ratio between the present age of Monika and Deepak is 5:x. Monika is 9 years younger than Prem. Premâ€™s age after 9 years will be 33 years. The difference between Deepakâ€™s and Monikaâ€™s age is same as the present age of Prem. What is the value of x?
A. 18
B. 10
C. 16
D. 11
E. 13
Explanation :
Premâ€™s age after 9 years = 33 years
Premâ€™s present age = 33 â€“ 9 = 24 years
Monika’s present age = 24 â€“ 9 = 15 years
Deepak’s present age = 15 + 24 = 39 years
Ratio between Monika and Deepak = 15 : 39 = 5 : 13
X = 13

3. ThreeÂ years ago, Poorvi was thrice as old as his sister Reena. After three years Poorvi will beÂ twice as old asÂ Reena. What is the present age of Reena?
A. 10 years
B. 6 years
C. 9 years
D. 15 years
E. 12 years
Explanation :
P – 3 = 3 *(R – 3)Â —(1)
P + 3 = 2 *(R + 3) —(2)
Solving eqn (1) and (2) Â R = 9

4. Fifteen years ago, Rita’s mother was thrice of Rita’sÂ age and two years ago Rita’s MotherÂ was twice of Rita’sÂ age. What is the present age of Rita’s Mother ?
A. 42 years
B. 54Â years
C. 49 years
D. 47 years
E. 58 years
Explanation :
Rita’s mother ageÂ =Â R1
Rita’s ageÂ =Â R2
R1 – 15 = 3 *(R2 – 15)Â —(1)
R1 – 2 = 2 *(R2 – 2) —(2) From eqn (1) and (2) R1 = 54

5. Mr. Suresh has three daughters namely Ramya, Anita and Kiran. Ramya is the eldest daughter of Mr. Suresh while Kiran is the youngest one. Â The present ages of all three of them are square numbers. The sum of their ages after 5 years is 44. What is the age of Ramya after two years?
A. 15 years
B. 13 years
C. 18 years
D. 17 years
E. 16 years
Explanation :
Square numbers – a, b, c
(a + 5) + (b + 5)+ (c + 5)Â =Â 44
a + b + cÂ = 44 – 15Â = 29
Possible values of a, b, cÂ = 4, 9, 16 [Out of 1, 4, 9, 16, 25]
Ramya’s present age = 16; after two yearsÂ = 18

6. If 6 years are subtracted from the present age of RaviÂ and the remainder is divided by 12, then the present age of his grandson Pranav is obtained. If PranavÂ is 2 years younger to Mohit whose age is 8 years, then what is Ravi’s present age ?
A. 78 years
B. 72 years
C. 74Â years
D. 76 years
E. None of the Above
Explanation :
Present age of Ravi – x
x – 6 / 12 =Â Present age ofÂ Pranav = 6
x – 6Â =Â 72
x = 78 years.

7. One year back, RiaÂ was sixÂ times as old as her daughter. Six years hence, Ria’s age will exceed her daughter’s age by 15 years. The ratio of the present ages of RiaÂ and her daughter is?
A.Â 15 : 4
B. 19 : 4
C. 15 : 2
D. 17 : 2
E. None of the Above
Answer – B. 19 : 4
Explanation :
Ages of Ria and her daughter = 6x, x
[6x + 1 + 6] –Â [x + 1 + 6] = 15
5xÂ =Â 15; x = 3
Ratio = 6x + 1 : x + 1 = 19 : 4

8. Suresh age is 125% of what itÂ was tenÂ years ago, but 250/3% of what it will be after tenÂ years. What is theÂ present age of Suresh?
A. 60Â years
B. 50 years
C. 40 years
D. Cannot be determined
E. None of the Above
Explanation :
Suresh’s age before 10 years = x
125x/100 = x + 10
125x = 100x + 1000 => x = 40
Present age = x + 10 = 50

9. Ajay got married 6 years ago. His present age is 5/4 times his age at the time of his marriage. Ajay’s brother was 5 years younger to him at the time of his marriage. What is the present age of Ajay’s brother?
A. 22 years
B. 11 years
C. 25 years
D. 19 years
E. 15 years
Explanation :
Present age of Ajay = x ; Present age of Ajay’s sister = y
x = (x-6)(5/4)
x = 30
present age of Ajay’s brother = 30 – 5 = 25

10. Rahul is as much younger than Shyam as he is older than Suresh. If the sum of the ages of Shyam and Suresh is 60 years, what is definitely the difference between Shyam and Rahul’s age?
A. 12 years
B. 23 years
C. 19 years
D. 27 years
E. Can not be determined
Answer – E. Can not be determined
Explanation :
Shyam’s age – Rahul’s age = Rahul’s age – Suresh’s age
Suresh’s age + Shyam’s ageÂ = 2 Rahul’s age
Shyam’s age + Suresh’s age = 60
Rahul’s age = 30; WeÂ can not findÂ the difference between Shyam and Rahul’s age

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