# Problems on Ages Questions

Q:

A) 14 | B) 19 |

C) 33 | D) 38 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 14

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let the son's present age be x years .Then, (38 - x) = x => x= 19.

Son's age 5 years back = (19 - 5) = 14 years

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Q:

A) 12 | B) 13 |

C) 14 | D) 15 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 12

Explanation:

Explanation:

(A+B) - (B+C) = 12

A - C = 12.

C is younger than A by 12 years.

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Q:

A) 19 | B) 29 |

C) 39 | D) 49 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: C) 39

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let B's present age = x years. Then, A's present age = (x + 9) years.

(x + 9) + 10 = 2(x - 10)

=> x + 19 = 2x - 20

=> x =39.

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Q:

A) 5 | B) 10 |

C) 15 | D) 20 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: C) 15

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let the present ages of son and father be x and (60 -x) years respectively.

Then, (60 - x) - 5= 4(x - 5)

55 - x = 4x - 20

5x = 75 => x = 15

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Q:

A) 11/P + 6 | B) P/11 +6 |

C) 17 - P/6 | D) 17/P |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 11/P + 6

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let Ben’s age now be B

Anita’s age now is A.

(A - 6) = P(B - 6)

But A is 17 and therefore 11 = P(B - 6)

11/P = B-6

(11/P) + 6 = B

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