# QA – Placement Quizzes | Age | Question 1

After 15 years, Paul’s age will be 5 times his age 5 years back. Find out his present age.**(A)** 10 years**(B)** 14 years**(C)** 12 years**(D)** 11 years**Answer:** **(A)****Explanation:** Let his present age be x years.

Paul’s age after 15 years = (x+15) years.

Paul’s age 5 years back = (x-5) years.

Hence, x+15 = 5(x-5)

⇒ x+15 = 5x-25

⇒ 4x = 40

⇒ x = 10.

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