# Quant Questions: Partnership Set 5

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1. Niharika and Kritika investedin a business in the ratio 12 : 5. If 15% of the total profit goes to charity and Niharika’s share is Rs. 1055, the total profit is
A)Rs.1622.33
B)Rs.1658.33
C)Rs.1758.33
D)None of these
Solution:
Total profit(say)= Rs.100.
After paying to charity, Niharika’s share=85*(12/17)= Rs.60
If Niharika’s share=60, Total profit=Rs.100
If Niharika’s share=1055, Total profit= (100/60)* 1055= Rs.1758.33
2. A, B, C started a business with their investments in the ratio 2:4:5. After 8 months, A invested the same amount as before and both B and C withdrew half of their investments. The ratio of their profits at the end of the year is:
A)10:12;15
B)12:20:25
C)9:12:25
D)12:25:20
Solution:
Investments: 2x,4x,5x
A:B:C=2x*8+2x*4 : 4x*8+(4x/2)*4 : 5x*8+(5x/2)*4
A:B:C= 12:20:25
3. A,B and C jointly engaged in a business. It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 6500 for 6months, B Rs.8400 for 5 months and C Rs.10000 for 3months. A wants to be a working partner and he was to receive 5% of the profits. The profit earned was Rs.7400. Calculate share of C.
A)Rs.1700
B)Rs.1900
C)Rs.2300
D)Rs.2000
Solution:
A received 5% of the profits i.e. 5% of 7400= Rs.370
Remaining= 7400-370= Rs.7030
Ratio of investments: 6500*6 : 8400*5 : 10000*3
Ratio= 13:14:10, Share of C= (10/37)*7030=Rs.1900
4. A, B, C subscribe Rs. 60,000 for a business, A subscribes Rs.8000 more than B and B Rs. 5000 more thanC. Out of a total profit  of Rs. 40,000, A receives :
A)Rs.20000
B)Rs.18000
C)Rs.16000
D)Rs.14000
Solution:
Let C = x then B = x + 5000  and A =  x + 5000 + 8000 = x + 13000.
x + x + 5000 + x + 13000 = 60000  <=>  3x = 42000 , x = 14000.
A : B : C =  27000 : 19000 : 14000 = 27 : 19 : 14
A’s share = Rs. (40000 * 27/60 ) = Rs.18,000
5. A, B, C rent a pasture. A puts 20 oxen for 8 months, B puts 12 oxen for 6 months and C puts 16 oxen for 4 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 278, how much must A pay as his share of rent?
A)Rs.25.11
B)Rs.50.21
C)Rs.60.11
D)None of these
Solution:
A:B:C = (20*8) : (12*6): (16*4)= 20:9:8
C’s rent= (8/37) * 278= Rs.60.11
6. 3 partners started a business. Twice the investment of A is equal to thrice the capital of B and capital of B is four times the capital of C. Find the share of B out of profit of Rs.309100.
A)Rs.102400
B)Rs.122400
C)Rs.112400
D)Rs.123400
Solution:
C=x, B=4x
2(A’s capital)= 3(B’s capital)= 3*4x
A’s capital= (3*4x /2) = 6x
Ratio: 6:4:1
B’s share= 4/11 * 309100
7. A, B and C enter into a partnership in the ratio  5/2:4/3:7/5 . After 4 months, A increases his share 23%. If the total profit at the end of one year be Rs.31,800, then B’s share in the profit is:
A)Rs.7548.49
B)Rs.7548.96
C)Rs.7548.66
D)None of these
Solution:
Ratio= 75:40:42
A:B:C = 75x *4+ (123/100 *75x *8) : 40x *12 : 42x*12 = 173: 80 :84
B’s share= 80/337 * 31800 = Rs. 7548.96
8. A starts business with Rs.4000 and after 6 months B joins with A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2:7. What is B’s contribution in the capital?
A)Rs.5666.66
B)Rs.3662.66
C)Rs.4666.66
D)Rs.1266.66
Solution:4000 * 12/ 6x) =2/7
9. In a business A and C invested amounts in the ratio 2:1, whereas the ratio between amounts invested by A and B was 3:2. If Rs.261300 was their profit how much amount did B receive?
A)Rs.12600
B)Rs.120600
C)Rs.160200
D)Rs.123600
Solution:
A:B= 3:2, B:A=2:3= 4:6
A:C= 2:1= 6:3
B’s share= 6/13 * 261300
10. A,B and C shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5:7:8 and partnered for 14 months, 8 months and 7 months. Ratio of their invesments is:
A)19:49:64
B)20:49:64
C)20:49:65
D)20:50:64