Problems on Ages Multiple Choice Questions
Problems on Ages
The age of Rekha is twelve times that of her daughter Avani. If the age of Avani is 3 years, what is the age of Rekha?
A.  30 years 

B.  32 years 

C.  36 years 

D.  40 years 
Rekha’s present age = x
Rekha’a age is 12 times her daughter’s age.
Daughter’s age = 3.
Therefore, 12 times of 3 = x
12 x 3 = x
=36 years
Rekha’s age = 36 years
Ajay got married 9 years ago . Today his age is 1 3 time of his age at the time of his marriage . Find his present age.
A.  31 years 

B.  33 years 

C.  34 years 

D.  36 years 
Let his age at the time of marriage = X
9 years = ( 1/3 ) * X
So, Ajay’s age at the time of marriage = > X = 3 x 9 =27 years
Therefore his present age = 27 + 9 = 36 years
The sum ages of kartik and his father is 78 years . 6 years hence ,father’s age will be twice of kartik’s age . Find present age of father.
A.  54 years 

B.  56 years 

C.  58 years 

D.  60 years 
Sum of ages of kartik and his father ,6 years from now = 78 + 2 * 6 = 90 years
Therefore , father’s age after 6 years = (2/3) * 90 = 60 years
= > Father’s present age = 60 – 6 = 54 years.
Ratio of present ages of P and Q is 2:3 . After 6 years, ratio of their ages is 3:4 . Find the present age of P.
A.  11 years 

B.  12 years 

C.  13 years 

D.  14 years 
After 6 years both the ratios are increased by 1 .
Therefore , Present age of P = 2 * 6 years = 12 years.
The sum of ages of Kartik and his father is 35 years. When Kartik’s age will be equal to present age of his father , then sum of their ages will be 85 years. Find present age of Kartik’s father.
A.  18 years 

B.  22 years 

C.  26 years 

D.  30 years 
Let Kartik’s age be X and his father’s age be Y.
Given , at present , X+ Y = 35 years
Sum of their ages will be 85 years after = (85 – 35) / 2 = 25 years
So,Kartik’s current age = ( 35 – 25 ) / 2 = 5 years
Therefore, present age of father = 35 – 5 = 30 years