# CAT 2018 Question Paper | Quants Slot 2

###### CAT Previous Year Paper | CAT Ratio and Proportion Questions | Question 3

The CAT exam is known to test its test-takers with a lot of questions based on Mixtures and Averages, as it belongs to the Arithmetic part of the Quantitative Ability section in the CAT Question Paper. This makes it all the more important for CAT aspirants to practise questions from CAT Previous Year Paper. Try your hands on this problem from CAT previous Year Paper 2018 Slot 2 and assess where you stand in your CAT online preparation.

Question 3 : There are two drums, each containing a mixture of paints A and B. In drum 1, A and B are in the ratio 18 : 7. The mixtures from drums 1 and 2 are mixed in the ratio 3 : 4 and in this final mixture, A and B are in the ratio 13 : 7. In drum 2, then A and B were in the ratio

1. 251 : 163
2. 239 : 161
3. 220 : 149
4. 229 : 141