# Partnerships Quiz Set 016

### Question 1

A, B and C hire a coffee vending machine. A uses it for 3 hours and prepares 19 cups, B uses it for 11 hours and prepares 6 cups and C uses it for 8 hours and prepares 7 cups. If the total rent is Rs. 358, how much should A pay?

A

Rs. 114.

B

Rs. 124.

C

Rs. 104.

D

Rs. 134.

Soln.
Ans: a

Sum of the cup-hours is 19 × 3 + 11 × 6 + 8 × 7 = 179. Share of A = \${19 × 3}/179\$ × 358 = Rs. 114.

### Question 2

A and B invest in a business in the ratio 2 : 9. If the total profit is Rs. 6600, what is the share of A?

A

Rs. 1200.

B

Rs. 1201.

C

Rs. 1199.

D

Rs. 1202.

Soln.
Ans: a

The profit is divided in the same ratio as their shares. So A's profit = \$2/{2 + 9}\$ × 6600 = Rs. 1200.

### Question 3

X and Y start a venture with investments of Rs. 700 and Rs. 500. After 5 months Z joins with Rs. 600. What is Z's share in the annual profit of Rs. 18600?

A

Rs. 4200.

B

Rs. 4300.

C

Rs. 4100.

D

Rs. 4400.

Soln.
Ans: a

Sum of the money months is 700 × 12 + 500 × 12 + 600 × 7 = 18600. Share of Z = \${600 × 7}/18600\$ × 18600 = Rs. 4200.

### Question 4

A and B invest in a business in the ratio 7 : 16. If the total profit is Rs. 13800, what is the share of A?

A

Rs. 4200.

B

Rs. 4201.

C

Rs. 4199.

D

Rs. 4202.

Soln.
Ans: a

The profit is divided in the same ratio as their shares. So A's profit = \$7/{7 + 16}\$ × 13800 = Rs. 4200.

### Question 5

A, B and C start a partnership business by investing equal amounts of money. What would be the share of B if the annual profit is Rs. 6000, and the time for which they invested was in the ratio 3:5:4?

A

Rs. 2500.

B

Rs. 2600.

C

Rs. 2400.

D

Rs. 2700.

Soln.
Ans: a

The amounts are same but times are different. So the share should be in the ratio of times. Share of B = \$5/{3 + 5 + 4}\$ × 6000 = Rs. 2500. This Blog Post/Article "Partnerships Quiz Set 016" by Parveen (Hoven) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Updated on 2020-02-07. Published on: 2016-04-26