# Ratio Multiple Choice Topic Test

## Test your understanding of ratio with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Ratio multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. If pink paint is made by mixing white and red paint in the ratio 3:5, how many pots of white paint will be needed to make 24 pots of pink?

 A. 3 B. 5 C. 6 D. 9 E. 18 This question was suggested by Abigail, Cramlington

2. On a map a road is shown as 9 centimetres long, which represents a distance of 4.5 kilometres. What does one centimetre on the map represent?

 A. 5000m B. 50m C. 0.5 km D. 0.5 m E. 0.05 km This question was suggested by Matthew, London

3. A biscuit recipe uses flour, butter and sugar in the ratio 2:3:4 How much sugar do I need when I use 75g of butter?

 A. 50g B. 75g C. 100g D. 125g E. 150g This question was suggested by S Valley, Leicester

4. Toby needs 6 boxes of brownie mix to serve 50 people. How many does he need to serve 75 people?

 A. 50 B. 49.8 C. 8.3 D. 3 E. 9 This question was suggested by Suzy, North Carolina, USA

5. Milly likes her coffee made with water and milk in the ratio 4:5. During a week Milly will drink a total of four and a half litres of coffee. How much more milk than water is in the coffee she drinks.

 A. Half a litre B. One Litre C. Two litres D. Four litres E. 900 ml

6. Express the relationship between 2.5 metres and 50 centimetres as a ratio.

 A. 2:1 B. 1:2 C. 25:50 D. 2.5:50 E. 5:1

7. Three children, aged 9, 11 and 12 recieve a Christmas present of \$128 from a rich aunt. They are told to divide the money between them in proportion to their ages. How much money does the second oldest child recieve?

 A. \$38 B. \$44 C. \$48 D. \$50 E. \$51 This question was suggested by Caleb M, Kimihia Primary School, Huntly, New Zealand

8. Arthur, Bertie, Johnny and Giles spent £4200 on a used car, they spread the cost in the ratio 2:1:4:3. How much did Arthur have to pay towards the car?

 A. £2420 B. £840 C. £1260 D. £2000 E. £420 This question was suggested by Tom Gloster, Moor Park, Shropshire.

9. Share £70 among Amy, Bob and Charlie. Charlie gets twice as much as Bob. Bob gets twice as much as Amy. How much does Charlie get ?

 A. £46.66 B. £40 C. £23.33 D. £20 E. £17.50 This question was suggested by Ann, London

10. If Dan and Don share \$48 in the ratio 5:1 how much more than Don will Dan receive?

 A. \$5 B. \$8 C. \$32 D. \$40 E. \$47

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