NTA-NET (UGC-NET) Paper-I (in English) Video Course Lecture: Problems Based on Age (28 mins) | Lecture 56 of 84

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  • Comprehension and Problem Solving » Problems on Ages


Q. α՚s age plus β՚s age is 27 and α՚s age plus γ՚s age is 37 and β՚s age plus γ՚s age is 33. Therefore, how old are α, β, and γ?

A. 16,11, & 20

B. B. 16,11, & 21

C. 16,11, & 22

D. 15,12, & 20

Q. My sister α says that in 2 years she will be twice as old as she was 4 years ago. How old is my sister α now?

A. 10

B. 12

C. 11

D. 9

Q. α is one and half times older than γ & γ is one and half times older than β. If their combined age is 133 years, find the ages of α, γ & β.

A. 63,28 & 42

B. 62,23 & 40

C. 60,23 & 48

D. 63,26 & 42

Q. α՚s age is 3 years more than 3 times son՚s age. After 3 years, father՚s age will be 10 years more than twice the son՚s age. Find α՚s present age?

A. 31 years

B. 33 years

C. 35 years

D. 37 years

Q. Father is 30 years older than his son but he will be only 3 times as old as his son after 5 years, find father՚s present age?

A. 40 years

B. 30 years

C. 50 years

D. None

Q. γ՚s father will be 2 times his age 6 years from now & his mother was 2 times his age 2 years before. If person γ will be 24 after 2 years, calculate difference between his father՚s age and mother՚s age.

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 10

Q. If digits of my current age are reversed then I get age of my son, if 1 year ago my age was twice as that of my son. Find my current age.

A. 53 years

B. 73 years

C. 63 years

D. 83 years

Q. My father՚s age was in year in 20th century. When was my father born?

A. 1882

B. 1892

C. 1901

D. 1902

Q. In 4 years′ time α will be twice as old as β and 4 times as old as γ. 3 years ago α was three times as old as β. How old are α, β and γ now?

A. 24,10 & 3

B. 27,17 & 6

C. 28,14 & 4

D. 24,9 & 13

Q. α is one and third times older than β and β is one and third times older than γ. Together their combined ages is 222 years. How old are γ, β and α?

A. 54,72 & 96

B. 55,70 & 75

C. 28,57 & 94

D. 34,67 & 87

Q. My boss said “I spent one-sixth of my life as child, next one-twelfth as old boy, one-seventh & 5 more years in politics & socialization. This brought me up to when α was born. Person α was elected for governor 4 years ago, when he was half my present age.” How old is my boss?

A. 54 years

B. 74 years

C. 64 years

D. 84 years

Q. Some person in the room says, “This is same as it was 4 years ago, how old are your 2 kids now?” Other guy says “3 now, α had one more baby.” α says, “If you multiply their ages, answer is 96 and if you add ages of first two kids, sum is same as our house number.” α says, “guess what are the ages of 3 kids?”

A. 5,2 & 1

B. 7,5 & 3

C. 6,4 & 2

D. 8,6 & 2

Q. Impressed by admiration of his boy by a stranger, the father said, “My son is 5 times as old as my daughter, and my wife is 5 times as old as my son. I՚m double my wife՚s age and my grandfather is as old as sum of ages of all of us and he is celebrating his 81st birthday.” Find age of the boy.

A. 5 years B. 7 years

C. 6 years D. 8 years