Age Problems

Age Problems Practice Questions

Age Problems Practice Questions are very frequent when it comes to competitive exams. After you have gone through the section on Age-related problems, you should move to this section on the Age Problems Practice Questions. This will provide you with the necessary practice and also serve as a self-evaluation section. Solving as many practice problems as you can is very important. Let us see in the following section!

Age Problems Practice Questions

Part A

Q1: Tanya’s grandfather was 8 times older to her 16 years ago. He would be 3 times her age 8 years from now. Eight years ago, what was the ratio of Tanya’s age to that of her grandfather? [SSC 2003]

A) 1:2            B) 1: 5          C) 3: 8   D) None of these

Q2: The age of father 10 years ago was thrice the age of his son. Ten years hence, father’s age will be twice that of his son. the ratio of their present ages is:      [LIC, 2003]

A) 5: 2          B) 7 : 3            C) 9: 2                D) 13: 4

Q3: Four years ago, the father’s age was three times the age of his son. The total of the ages of the father and the son after four years will be 64 years. What is the father’s age at present?

A) 32 years                      B) 36 years                  C) 44 years                   D) Data inadequate                E) None of these

Q4: One year ago, Promila was four times as old as her daughter Sakshi. Six years hence, Promila’s age will exceed her daughter’s age by 9 years. The ratio of the present ages of Promila and her daughter is:

A) 9: 2           B) 11: 3                  C) 12: 5                       D) 13: 4

Q5: 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:               [RRB 2000]

A) 12 years                    B) 14 years           C) 18 years           D) 20 years

Q6: 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?           [Bank PO   1999]

A) 1 year               B) 2 years                 C) 25 years                  D) Data inadequate               E) None of these.

Age Problems Practice Questions

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Q1: D), Q2: B), Q3: E), Q4: D), Q5: D), Q6: D)

Part B

Q1: The age of a man is three times the sum of the ages of his two sons. Five years hence, his age will be double the sum of the ages of his sons. the father’s present age is:

A) 40 years               B) 45 years                    C) 50 years                D) 55 years

Q2: 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) 7 and 38         C) 9 and 36            D) 11 and 34

Q3: Rajan got married 8 years ago. His present age is 6/5 times his age at the time of his marriage. Rajan’s sister was 10 years younger to him at the time of his marriage. The age of Rajan’s sister is:                          [UPSC 2003]

A) 32 years                        B) 36 years                 C) 38 years                      D) 40 years

Q4: 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?     [SSC 2000]

A) 4 years                       B) 8 years                        C) 10 years                        None of these.

Q5: Father is aged three times more than his son Rohit. After 8 years, he would be two and a half times of Ronit’s age. After further 8 years, how many times would he be of Ronit’s age?   [CBI 1998]

A) 2 times                B) 2(1/2) times              C) 2(3/4) times                D) 3 times.

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: B), Q2: A), Q3: C), Q4: A), Q5: A)

Part C

Q1: 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 Gagan’s present age?

A) 48 years               B) 60 years                 C) 84 years                 D) 96 years

Q2: Ayesha’s father was 38 years of age when she was born while her mother was 36 years old when her brother four years younger to her was born. What is the difference between the ages of her parents?

A) 2 years                  B) 4 years         C) 6 years                  D) 8 years

Q3: 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 years, 23 years             B) 32 years, 29 years                 C) 35 years, 29 years               D) 35 years, 33 years

Q4: A person was asked to state his age in years. His reply was, “Take my age three years hence, multiply it by 3 and then subtract three times my age three years ago and you will know how old I am.” What was the age of the person?       [SSC 2004]

A) 18 years                  B) 20 years                   C) 24 years                 D) 32 years.

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: B), Q2: C), Q3: A), Q4: A)

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3 peoples ages = 100,the older is 5 years older than the second,the age of the third is half of the seconds age ,whats the age of the thrid person ?


Third one age is 19


3,2 IN 1,
4 IN 3

Subharup Chakraborty
Subharup Chakraborty



The ages of zaira and angel are in the ratio 7:9. Five years ago, the sum of their ages is 54. What are their present ages?


28 and 36




According to the question, Zaira and Angels age are in the ratio 7:9. So, Zaira = 7x years Angel = 9x years 5 years ago: Zaira = (7x – 5) years Angel = (9x – 5) years According to the question, the sum of their ages will be 54 years. So, (7x – 5) + (9x – 5) = 54 16x – 10 = 54 = 64 ÷ 16 x = 4 Zairas age: 7x 7 × 4 = 28 years Angels age: 9x 9 × 4 = 36 years Verification: Zairas age before 5 years: 28 – 5 =… Read more »

Azad Ansari
Azad Ansari

Let,Zaira age be=7x years
and Angel age be=9x years
Then,5 years ago,
Zaira age=7x-5
Angel age=9x-5
Hence,Zaira’s age is (7x)=7×4=28years
Angel’s age is(9x)=9×4=36 years.
I hope it will help u 😊😊

C Go
C Go

Am I crazy or is Q1 not the right answer? I got 24. I even looked this up elsewhere and people were reporting 24 is the correct answer (or rather none of the above in this case).

Apurva Pednekar

5 Read the information given. Form simultaneous equations and solve :

Equation 1

Present age of Raju is X years

Present age of Sanju is y years

Add 4 years , to their ages

The ratio of their ages is





Equation 121

The ratio of their ages is


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