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Problems on Ages

17. The age of Arvind's father is 4 times his age. If 5 years ago, father's age was 7 times the age of his son at the time, what is Arvind's father's present age ?
a. 35 years
b. 40 years
c. 70 years
d. 84 years


18. Pushpa is twice as old as Rita was two years ago. If the difference between their ages is 2 years, how old is Pushpa today ?
a. 6 years
b. 8 years
c. 10 years
d. 12 years
d. None of these


19. Five years ago Vinay's age was one-third of the age of Vikas and now Vinay's age is 17 years. What is the present age of Vikas ?
a. 9 years
b. 36 years
c. 41 years
d. 51 years


20. The sum of the ages of a father and son is 45 years. Five years ago the product of their ages was 4 times the father's age at that time. The present ages of the father and son, respectively are,
a. 25 years, 10 years
b. 36 years, 9 years
c. 39 years, 5 years
d. none of these


21. Rajan's age is 3 times that of Ashok. In 12 years, Rajan's age will be double the age of Ashok. Rajan's present age is :
a. 27 years
b. 32 years
c. 36 years
d. 40 years


22. 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. 19 years
b. 29 years
c. 39 years
d. 49 years


23. Mr.Sohanlal is 4 times as old as his son. Four years hence the sum of their ages will be 43 years. The present age of son is :
a. 5 years
b. 7 years
c. 8 years
d. 10 years


24. The sum of the ages of a son and father is 56 years. After 4 years, the age of the father will be three times that of the son. Their ages respectively are:
a. 12 years, 44 years
b. 16 years, 42 years
c. 16 years, 48 years
d. 18 years, 36 years


25. The sum of the ages of a mother and daughter is 50 years. Also, 5 years ago, the mother's age was 7 times the age of the daughter. The present ages of the mother and daughter respectively are :
a. 35 years, 15 years
b. 38 years, 12 years
c. 40 years, 10 years
d. 42 years, 8 years