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**Question 1:** The bus fare between two cities is increased in the ratio 1:2. Find the increase in the fare, if the original fare is Rs. 175.

a) Rs 350

b) Rs 70

c) Rs 140

d) Rs 175

**Question 2:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 9:13, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 7:4. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) increased in the ratio 52:63

b) increased in the ratio 36:91

c) decreased in the ratio 63:52

d) decreased in the ratio 91:36

**Question 3:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 11:16, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 19:9. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) decreased in the ratio 209:144

b) increased in the ratio 144:209

c) increased in the ratio 99:304

d) decreased in the ratio 304:99

**Question 4:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 13:16, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 11:9. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) decreased in the ratio 144:143

b) increased in the ratio 117:176

c) increased in the ratio 143:144

d) decreased in the ratio 176:117

**Question 5:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 3:7, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 16:13. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) decreased in the ratio 91:48

b) increased in the ratio 48:91

c) increased in the ratio 39:112

d) decreased in the ratio 112:39

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**Question 6:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 5:7, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 11:9. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) increased in the ratio 55:63

b) decreased in the ratio 63:55

c) increased in the ratio 45:77

d) decreased in the ratio 77:45

**Question 7:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 17:19, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 11:10. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) decreased in the ratio 190:187

b) increased in the ratio 187:190

c) increased in the ratio 170:209

d) decreased in the ratio 209:170

**Question 8: **By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 3:5, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 7:2. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) increased in the ratio 10:21

b) increased in the ratio 6:35

c) decreased in the ratio 21:10

d) decreased in the ratio 35:6

**Question 9:** By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 7:17, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 9:5. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

a) decreased in the ratio 85:63

b) increased in the ratio 35:153

c) increased in the ratio 63:85

d) decreased in the ratio 153:35

**Question 10:** The bus fare between two cities is increased in the ratio 11:18. What would be the increase in the fare, if the original fare is Rs 550?

a) Rs 350

b) Rs 900

c) Rs 180

d) Rs 360

**Solutions for Ratio and Proportion SSC CGL PDF:**

**1) Answer (D)**

Let original fare = Rs. $$x$$

=> New fare = Rs. $$2x$$

Also, original fare = $$175 = x$$

$$\therefore$$ Increase in fare = $$2x – x = x $$

= $$1 \times 175 = Rs. 175$$

=> Ans – (D)

**2) Answer (C)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 9 and and number of visitors = 70

=> Original revenue = 9 $$\times$$ 70 = Rs 630

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 13 and number of visitors = 40

=> New Revenue = 13 $$\times$$ 40 = Rs 520

Since, new revenue is less than original revenue, thus total collection has decreased.

$$\therefore$$ Decrease in total collection ratio = $$\frac{630}{520}$$ = 63 : 52

=> Ans – (C)

**3) Answer (A)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 11 and and number of visitors = 190

=> Original revenue = 11 $$\times$$ 190 = Rs 2090

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 16 and number of visitors = 90

=> New Revenue = 16 $$\times$$ 90 = Rs 1440

Since, new revenue is smaller than original revenue, thus total collection has decreased.

$$\therefore$$ Decrease of total collection ratio = $$\frac{2090}{1440}$$ = 209 : 144

=> Ans – (A)

**4) Answer (C)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 13 and and number of visitors = 110

=> Original revenue = 13 $$\times$$ 110 = Rs 1430

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 16 and number of visitors = 90

=> New Revenue = 16 $$\times$$ 90 = Rs 1440

Since, new revenue is greater than original revenue, thus total collection has increased.

$$\therefore$$ Increase of total collection ratio = $$\frac{1430}{1440}$$ = 143 : 144

**5) Answer (B)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 3 and and number of visitors = 160

=> Original revenue = 3 $$\times$$ 160 = Rs 480

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 7 and number of visitors = 130

=> New Revenue = 7 $$\times$$ 130 = Rs 910

Since, new revenue is greater than original revenue, thus total collection has increased.

$$\therefore$$ Increase of total collection ratio = $$\frac{480}{910}$$ = 48 : 91

=> Ans – (B)

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**6) Answer (A)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 5 and and number of visitors = 110

=> Original revenue = 5 $$\times$$ 110 = Rs 550

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 7 and number of visitors = 90

=> New Revenue = 7 $$\times$$ 90 = Rs 630

Since, new revenue is greater than original revenue, thus total collection has increased.

$$\therefore$$ Increase of total collection ratio = $$\frac{550}{630}$$ = 55 : 63

=> Ans – (A)

**7) Answer (B)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 17 and and number of visitors = 110

=> Original revenue = 17 $$\times$$ 110 = Rs 1870

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 19 and number of visitors = 100

=> New Revenue = 19 $$\times$$ 100 = Rs 1900

Since, new revenue is greater than original revenue, thus total collection has increased.

$$\therefore$$ Increase of total collection ratio = $$\frac{1870}{1900}$$ = 187 : 190

=> Ans – (B)

**8) Answer (C)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 3 and and number of visitors = 70

=> Original revenue = 3 $$\times$$ 70 = Rs 210

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 5 and number of visitors = 20

=> New Revenue = 5 $$\times$$ 20 = Rs 100

Since, new revenue is smaller than original revenue, thus total collection has decreased.

$$\therefore$$ Decrease in total collection ratio = $$\frac{210}{100}$$ = 21 : 10

=> Ans – (C)

**9) Answer (C)**

Let cost of original ticket = Rs 7 and and number of visitors = 90

=> Original revenue = 7 $$\times$$ 90 = Rs 630

After increase in cost of ticket

New cost of ticket = Rs 17 and number of visitors = 50

=> New Revenue = 17 $$\times$$ 50 = Rs 850

Since, new revenue is greater than original revenue, thus total collection has increased.

$$\therefore$$ Increase of total collection ratio = $$\frac{630}{850}$$ = 63 : 85

=> Ans – (C)

**10) Answer (A)**

Let original fare = Rs. $$11x$$

=> New fare = Rs. $$18x$$

Also, original fare = $$550 = 11x$$

=> $$x = \frac{550}{11} = 50$$

$$\therefore$$ Increase in fare = $$18x – 11x = 7x $$

= $$7 \times 50 = Rs. 350$$

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