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# Writing Ratios for Real World Situations Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - In a football game, Bernie had 18 shots on net and scored 8 goals. What is the ratio of goals to shots?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of goals scored = 8

Number of shots taken = 18

**Step 2:**

Ratio of goals to shots = 8:18 = 4:9

**Q 2 - A soccer team played 22 games and won 16. What is the ratio of the number of wins to the number of games played?**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of games won = 16

Number of games played = 22

**Step 2:**

Ratio of games won to games played = 16:22 = 8:11

**Q 3 - A yoga class has 18 women and 12 men participants. What is the ratio of men to women?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of men = 12

Number of women = 18

**Step 2:**

Ratio of men to women = 12:18 = 2:3

**Q 4 - On a high school chess team there are 3 girls and 10 boys. What is the ratio of girls to boys on the chess team?**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of girls = 3

Number of boys = 10

**Step 2:**

Ratio of girls to boys = 3:10

**Q 5 - A travel company has 44 buses and 32 drivers. What is the ratio of buses to drivers?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of buses = 44

Number of drivers = 32

**Step 2:**

Ratio of buses to drivers = 44:32 = 11:8

**Q 6 - A suburb of a city has a total population of 6,000 with 5 parks. What is ratio of parks to people?**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of parks = 5

Number of people = 6000

**Step 2:**

Ratio of parks to people = 5:6000 = 1:1200

**Q 7 - While cooking rice, it is required to use 3 cups rice to 5 cups of water. What is the ratio of rice to water?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of cups of rice = 3

Number of cups of water = 5

**Step 2:**

Ratio of cups of rice to cups of water = 3:5

**Q 8 - Suzanne has 12 toys. She has 9 dolls and the rest are stuffed animals. What is the ratio of stuffed animals to dolls?**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of toys = 12

Number of dolls = 9

**Step 2:**

Number of stuffed animals = 12−9 = 3

Ratio of stuffed animals to dolls = 3:9 = 1:3

**Q 9 - Garden pesticide should be mixed with 3-part pesticide to 8 parts water. What is the ratio of pesticide to water?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of parts of pesticide = 3

Number of parts of water = 8

**Step 2:**

Ratio of pesticide to water = 3:8

**Q 10 - A playground is 185 meters long and 140 meters wide. What is the ratio of its length to its width?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Length of playground = 185 meters

Width of playground = 140 meters

**Step 2:**

Ratio of length to width = 185:140 = 37:28