Direct and Inverse Proportions (IMO Mathematics Olympiad Class 8): Questions 35  41 of 62
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Question number: 35
» Direct and Inverse Proportions
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For a group of 24 students food lasts for 35 days. For how many days will the same food last for 30 students?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  25 days 

b.  30 days 

c.  28 days 

d.  20 days 

Question number: 36
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If 6 men take two hour to dig a ditch, how long should it take 16 men to dig a ditch of the same type?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  53 min 

b.  35 min 

c.  20 min 

d.  45 min 

Question number: 37
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The ratio which bears to is________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1.78 

b.  1.64 

c.  1.50 

d.  1.68 

Question number: 38
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A man completes of a job in 15 days. At this rate how many more days will it take him to finish the job?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  27 

b.  22 

c.  22.5 

d.  25 

Question number: 39
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can do a piece of work in 10 days and can do alone it in 12 days. B works at it for 5 days and then leaves. alone can finish the remaining work in________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  5.8 days 

b.  7.5 days 

c.  6 days 

d.  6.5 days 

Question number: 40
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1.20 of a number equals 0.36 of another number. The ratio of the number is________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  10: 3 

b.  3: 10 

c.  3: 2 

d.  2: 3 

Question number: 41
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If 4 men take an hour to dig a ditch, how long should it take 10 men to dig a ditch of the same type?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  20 min 

b.  23 min 

c.  24 min 

d.  30 min 
