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Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 24 hours and 1717 hours respectively. Harihar opened the pipes A and B to fill an empty tank and some times later he closed the taps A and B , when the tank was supposed to be full. After that it was found that the tank was emptied in 2.5 hours because an outlet pipe "C" connected to the tank was open from the beginning. If Harihar closed the pipe C instead of closing pipes A and B the remaining tank would have been filled in :

A) 2 hours B) 8 hours
C) 6 hours D) 4 hours

Answer:   B) 8 hours



Explanation:

Efficiency of Inlet pipe A = 4.16%       10024 

 

Efficiency of Inlet pipe B = 5.83%      1001717  

 

Therefore, Efficiency of A and B together = 100 %   

 

Now, if the efficiency of outlet pipe be x% then in 10 hours the capacity of tank which will be filled = 10 *  (10 - x)

 

Now, since this amount of water is being emptied by 'C' at x% per hour, then

 

 10x10-xx=2.5 hrs 

 => x = 8 

 

Therefore, in 10 hours 20% tank is filled only. Hence, the remaining 80% of the  capacity will be filled by pipes A and B  in 80/10 = 8 hours 

Q:

A woman fills a bucket in 6 minutes. 1845 buckets have to be filled from 8 am. to 9:30 am. How many woman employees should be employed for this task?

A) 111 B) 117
C) 123 D) 139
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 123

Explanation:

We know that,

M1 × D1W1 = M2 × D2W2

Here M1 = 1, D1 = 6 min, W1 = 1 and M2 = M, D2 = 90 min, W2 = 1845

1 × 61 = M × 901845

=> M = 123

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If 6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 26 men and 48 boys can do the same in 2 days what is time taken by 15 men and 20 boys?

A) 4 days B) 6 days
C) 7 days D) 5 days
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4 days

Explanation:


Given that

6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days

26 men and 48 boys can do the same in 2 days

As the work done is equal,

10(6M + 8B) = 2(26M + 48B)

60M + 80B = 52M + 96B

=> M = 2B

=> B = M/2 ……(1)

Now Put (1) in 15M + 20B

=> 15M + 10M = 25M

Now, 6M + 8B in 10 days

=> (6M + 4M) 10 = 100M

Then D(25M) = 100M

=> D = 4 days.

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A certain job was assigned to a group of women to do it in 20 days. But 12 women did not turn up for the job and the remaining did the job in 32 days. The original number of women in the group was?

A) 36 B) 32
C) 22 D) 28
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 32

Explanation:

Let the total women in the group be 'W'

Then according to the given data,

W x 20 = (W-12) x 32

=> W = 32

Therefore, the total number of women in the group = 32

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P is 30% more efficient than Q. How much time will they, working together, take to complete a job which P alone could have done in 23 days?

A) 16 days B) 13 days
C) 15 days D) 12 days
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 13 days

Explanation:

Ratio of times taken by P & Q = 100 : 130 = 10:13

 

Let Q takes x days to do the work

Then, 10:13 :: 23:x

=> x = 23x13/10

=> x = 299/10

 

P's 1 day's work = 1/23

Q's 1 day's work = 10/299

(P+Q)'s 1 day's work = (1/23 + 10/299) = 23/299 = 1/13

Hence, P & Q together can complete the work in 13 days.

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If 2 men and 3 women can do a piece of work in 8 days and 3 men and 2 women in 7 days. In how many days can the work be done by 5 men and 4 women working together?

A) 3 days B) 6 days
C) 4 days D) 2 days
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 4 days

Explanation:

From the given data,

=> (2 M + 3W) 8 = (3M + 2W)7

=> 16M + 24W = 21M + 14 W

=> 10W = 5M

=> 2W = M

=> 14W × ? = 7W × 8

? = 4 days

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Q:

28 Men and 52 women working together completes a work in 22.5 days. 35 men and 65 women working together on same work will complete it in how many days?

A) 16 B) 18
C) 19 D) 21
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 18

Explanation:

clearly total persons are increased in => 28/35 :: 52/65 = 4:5

 

As time is inversely proportional to men, so total time will decrease in the ratio 5:4

 

Hence, 22.5 x 4/5 = 18 days.

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X can complete the work in 10 days, Y can do the same in 15 days. If they are hired for 5 days to do the work together, what is the work that left unfinished?

A) 1/3 B) 2/3
C) 1/6 D) 5/6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1/6

Explanation:

Given X can do in 10 days 

=> 1 day work of X = 1/10

 

Y can do in 15 days 

=> 1 day work of Y = 1/15

 

1day work of (X + Y) = 1/10 + 1/15 = 1/6

 

Given they are hired for 5 days

 => 5 days work of (X + Y) = 5 x 1/6 = 5/6

 Therefore, Unfinished work = 1 - 5/6 = 1/6 

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If 10 men take 15 days to complete a work. In how many days will 37 men complete the work?

A) 3 days B) 4 days
C) 5 days D) 6 days
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 4 days

Explanation:

Given 10 men take 15 days to complete a work

=> Total mandays = 15 x 10 = 150

Let the work be 150 mandays.

=> Now 37 men can do 150 mandays in 150/37 =~ 4 days

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