# Problems on ages MCQ questions and answers

#### Aptitude Problems on ages MCQ questions and answers

The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 40 years. Five years ago , the father was four times as old as his son. What are their present ages?
A) Father: 30 years, Son: 10 years
B) Father: 35 years, Son: 5 years
C) Father: 20 years, Son: 20 years
D) Father: 25 years, Son: 15 years
Answer: A) Father: 30 years, Son: 10 years

The sum of the ages of John and Peter is 48 years. Six years ago, John was twice as old as Peter. Find their present ages.
A) John: 30 years, Peter: 18 years
B) John: 36 years, Peter: 12 years
C) John: 24 years, Peter: 24 years
D) John: 40 years, Peter: 8 years
Answer: B) John: 36 years, Peter: 12 years

A father is 4 times older than his son. After 20 years, he will be only twice as old as his son. Find their present ages.
A) Father: 40 years, Son: 10 years
B) Father: 30 years, Son: 7.5 years
C) Father: 50 years, Son: 12.5 years
D) Father: 35 years, Son: 8.75 years
Answer: C) Father: 50 years, Son: 12.5 years

The sum of the ages of two friends, Alex and Ben, is 60 years. Five years ago, Alex was twice as old as Ben. Find their present ages.
A) Alex: 35 years, Ben: 25 years
B) Alex: 40 years, Ben: 20 years
C) Alex: 45 years, Ben: 15 years
D) Alex: 30 years, Ben: 30 years
Answer: A) Alex: 35 years, Ben: 25 years

The age of the father is three times the sum of the ages of his two children . If the present age of the father is 36, what is the sum of the ages of the two children?
A) 12 years
B) 24 years
C) 18 years
D) 16 years

The sum of the ages of a grandfather and his grandson is 100 years. The grandfather is 90 years older than the grandson. Find their present ages.
A) Grandfather: 95 years, Grandson: 5 years
B) Grandfather: 70 years, Grandson: 30 years
C) Grandfather: 80 years, Grandson: 20 years
D) Grandfather: 85 years, Grandson: 15 years
Answer: A) Grandfather: 95 years, Grandson: 5 years

The ages of Tom and Jerry are in the ratio of 5:3. If the sum of their ages is 64 years, what is the age of Tom?
A) 40 years
B) 30 years
C) 45 years
D) 35 years

The ratio of the present ages of a father and his son is 7: 3. Four years ago, the ratio of their ages was 9:1. Find the present age of the son.
A) 9 years
B) 12 years
C) 15 years
D) 18 years

The sum of the ages of a mother and her daughter is 46 years. The mother’s age is three times that of the daughter. Find their present ages.
A) Mother: 36 years, Daughter: 10 years
B) Mother: 42 years, Daughter: 14 years
C) Mother: 30 years, Daughter: 16 years
D) Mother: 48 years, Daughter: 12 years
Answer: B) Mother: 42 years, Daughter: 14 years

The ratio of the present ages of Sam and Sally is 2:5. In 10 years , the ratio will be 3:4. Find their present ages.
A) Sam: 16 years, Sally: 40 years
B) Sam: 20 years, Sally: 50 years
C) Sam: 24 years, Sally: 60 years
D) Sam: 18 years, Sally: 45 years
Answer: A) Sam: 16 years, Sally: 40 years

The ages of three friends, Jack, Jill, and Jane, are in the ratio of 2:3:4. If their total age is 90 years, how old is Jack?
A) 18 years
B) 20 years
C) 24 years
D) 30 years

The present age of a man is 5 times the present age of his son . In 10 years , the father ‘s age will be 4 times the age of his son. Find their present ages.
A) Father: 40 years, Son: 8 years
B) Father: 30 years, Son: 6 years
C) Father: 35 years, Son: 7 years
D) Father: 45 years, Son: 9 years
Answer: B) Father: 30 years, Son: 6 years

The sum of the ages of two sisters, Amy and Beth, is 24 years. Amy is 6 years older than Beth. Find their present ages.
A) Amy: 15 years, Beth: 9 years
B) Amy: 12 years, Beth: 6 years
C) Amy: 18 years, Beth: 12 years
D) Amy: 14 years, Beth: 8 years
Answer: C) Amy: 18 years, Beth: 12 years

A father is twice as old as his daughter. If the daughter is 10 years old , how old is the father ?
A) 20 years
B) 25 years
C) 30 years
D) 35 years

The age of a mother is three times the age of her son. The sum of their ages is 48 years. Find their present ages.
A) Mother: 36 years, Son: 12 years
B) Mother: 30 years, Son: 10 years
C) Mother: 42 years, Son: 14 years
D) Mother: 45 years, Son: 15 years
Answer: A) Mother: 36 years, Son: 12 years

The ages of two sisters, Lucy and Lily, are in the ratio of 3:4. If the difference in their ages is 8 years, find their present ages.
A) Lucy: 12 years, Lily: 16 years
B) Lucy: 18 years, Lily: 24 years
C) Lucy: 9 years, Lily: 12 years
D) Lucy: 15 years, Lily: 20 years
Answer: A) Lucy: 12 years, Lily: 16 years

The ratio of the ages of two friends, Mike and John, is 5:7. The difference in their ages is 12 years. Find their present ages.
A) Mike: 20 years, John: 28 years
B) Mike: 25 years, John: 35 years
C) Mike: 15 years, John: 21 years
D) Mike: 18 years, John: 24 years
Answer: D) Mike: 18 years, John: 24 years

The present age of a father is three times the present age of his son. In 10 years, the father will be twice the age of his son. Find their present ages.
A) Father: 30 years, Son: 10 years
B) Father: 25 years, Son: 8 years
C) Father: 35 years, Son: 12 years
D) Father: 40 years, Son: 15 years
Answer: A) Father: 30 years, Son: 10 years

The sum of the present ages of a husband and wife is 50 years. Five years ago, the ratio of their ages was 3 :1. Find their present ages.
A) Husband: 35 years, Wife: 15 years
B) Husband: 40 years, Wife: 10 years
C) Husband: 45 years, Wife: 5 years
D) Husband: 30 years, Wife: 20 years
Answer: B) Husband: 40 years, Wife: 10 years

The ages of three brothers, Adam, Ben, and Chris, are in the ratio of 2:3:4. If their total age is 54 years, find the age of Ben.
A) 9 years
B) 12 years
C) 15 years
D) 18 years

The present age of a mother is four times the present age of her daughter. If the mother is 36 years old , how old is the daughter ?
A) 6 years
B) 8 years
C) 9 years
D) 12 years

The sum of the ages of a father and his son is 50 years. Five years ago , the father was five times as old as his son. What are their present ages?
A) Father: 35 years, Son: 15 years
B) Father: 40 years, Son: 10 years
C) Father: 30 years, Son: 20 years
D) Father: 45 years, Son: 5 years
Answer: B) Father: 40 years, Son: 10 years

The ratio of the ages of two friends, Alex and Bob, is 4:7. If their total age is 88 years, what is the age of Bob?
A) 28 years
B) 42 years
C) 56 years
D) 70 years

The ages of two sisters, Sarah and Emily, are in the ratio of 5:6. If Sarah is 25 years old, how old is Emily?
A) 20 years
B) 24 years
C) 30 years
D) 36 years

The present age of a mother is twice the age of her daughter. If the daughter is 10 years old, how old is the mother?
A) 20 years
B) 30 years
C) 40 years
D) 50 years

The sum of the ages of two friends, Tom and Jerry, is 42 years. If Tom is 6 years older than Jerry, find their present ages.
A) Tom: 24 years, Jerry: 18 years
B) Tom: 20 years, Jerry: 14 years
C) Tom: 30 years, Jerry: 24 years
D) Tom: 36 years, Jerry: 30 years
Answer: A) Tom: 24 years, Jerry: 18 years

The ratio of the present ages of a father and his son is 5:2. Four years from now , the ratio will be 11 : 4. Find the present age of the son.
A) 8 years
B) 10 years
C) 12 years
D) 16 years

The present age of a father is four times the present age of his son.In 10 years, the father will be three times the age of his son. Find their present ages .
A) Father: 40 years, Son: 10 years
B) Father: 35 years, Son: 9 years
C) Father: 45 years, Son: 15 years
D) Father: 30 years, Son: 7.5 years
Answer: A) Father: 40 years, Son: 10 years

The sum of the ages of two sisters, Emma and Lily, is 30 years. Emma is twice as old as Lily. Find their present ages.
A) Emma: 20 years, Lily: 10 years
B) Emma: 15 years, Lily: 5 years
C) Emma: 18 years, Lily: 9 years
D) Emma: 24 years, Lily: 12 years
Answer: C) Emma: 18 years, Lily: 9 years

The ages of two friends, Mike and John, are in the ratio of 2:3. If the difference in their ages is 4 years , find their present ages.
A) Mike: 8 years, John: 12 years
B) Mike: 6 years, John: 9 years
C) Mike: 10 years, John: 15 years
D) Mike: 12 years, John: 18 years
Answer: B) Mike: 6 years, John: 9 years

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