# Direct and Inverse Proportions

This is an MCQ-based quiz on Direct and Inverse Proportions.

In this, we will see how proportions are used in problems and what are Direct and Inverse Proportions.

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The perimeter of a square and its side is in:

Direct Proportion Indirect Proportion Neither direct nor indirect Cannot be determined

A car takes 18 hours to ride 720 kilometres. Time taken by the car to travel 360 kilometres is:

10 hours 11 hours 9 hours 16 hours

If 100 students took 20 days to clean a garden. How many days it will take to clean the garden if 25 more students are added?

10 12 16 18

If 3 men or 6 women can do a piece of work in 16 days, in how many days can 12 men and 8 women do the same piece of work?

4 days 5 days 3 days 2 days

If the cost of 27 bags of paddy is Rs.9450, what is the cost of 36 bags of paddy?

Rs.12000 Rs.12600 Rs.16200 Rs.10620

Raju earns Rs 1440, if he works for 12 days. If he works for 30 days, he will earn

Rs 2400 Rs 3600 Rs 4800 None of these

An electric pole, 14 metres high, casts a shadow of 10 metres. Find the height of a tree that casts a shadow of 15 metres under similar conditions.

21 metres 30 metres 25 metres None of these

10 metres of cloth cost Rs 1000. What will 4 metres cost ?

Rs 400 Rs 800 Rs 200 Rs 100.

15 books weigh 6 kg. What will 6 books weight ?

1.2 kg 2.4 kg 3.8 kg 3 kg.

A horse eats 18 kg of com in 12 days ? How much does he eat in 9 days ?

11.5 kg 12.5 kg 13.5 kg 14.5 kg.

20 trucks can hold 150 metric tonnes. How much will 12 trucks hold ?

80 metric tonnes 90 metric tonnes 60 metric tonnes 40 metric tonnes.

8 g of sandal wood cost Rs 40. What will 10 g cost ?

Rs 30 Rs 36 Rs 48 Rs 50.

If 12 workers can build a wall in 50 hours, how many workers will be required to do the same work in 40 hours?

10 13 14 15

6 pipes are required to fill a tank in 1 hour 20 minutes. If we use 5 such types of pipes, how much time it will take to fill the tank?

120 minutes 96 minutes 80 minutes 85 minutes

The scale of a map is given as 1 : 300. Two cities are 4 km apart on the map. The actual distance between them is:

1000 km 1100 km 1200 km 1300 km

If the weight of 12 sheets of thick paper is 40 grams, how many sheets of the same paper would weigh 2500 grams?

750 800 850 950

If x and y are directly proportional, then which of the following is correct?

x + y = constant x – y = constant xy = constant x/y = constant

The scale of a map is 1:3×10^7 Two cities are 5 cm apart on the map. Find the actual distance between them in kilometers.

1500 km

1000 km

1100 km

2000 km

Quiz/Test Summary
Title: Direct and Inverse Proportions
Questions: 18
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