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8 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of the water is 16 : 65. How much wine the cask hold originally?

A) 18 litres B) 24 litres
C) 32 litres D) 42 litres

Answer:   B) 24 litres



Explanation:

Let the quantity of the wine in the cask originally be x litres

 
Then, quantity of wine left in cask after 4 operations =x1-8x4litres

 

x1-8x4x = 1681  

 

 1-8x4=234 

 

x=24

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Two water-squash mixtures, the first having a water-to-squash ratio of 4 : 1 and the other having a ratio of 3 : 1, are blended in the ratio 1 : 2. What is the water : squash ratio in the blend?

A) 19:11 B) 23:7
C) 17:13 D) 4:3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 23:7

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A mixture contains liquid A and liquid B in the ratio of 5 : 4. If 2 litres of liquid B is added to it, then the ratio of liquid A and liquid B becomes 7 : 6. What is the quantity (in litres) of liquid A in the mixture?

 

A) 32 B) 35
C) 40 D) 42
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 35

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If 4/7 of P is equal to 12/14 of Q, then what is P : Q?

 

 

A) 15 : 8   B) 14 : 9  
C) 7 : 8   D) 3 : 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 3 : 2

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In what ratio wheat costing Rs 17/kg mixed with another wheat costing Rs 12/kg to get a mixture costing Rs 13.5/ kg?

 

A) 1 : 2   B) 2 : 5  
C) 3 : 7   D) 4 : 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 3 : 7  

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Two water squash mixtures, the first with a water-to-squash ratio of 5:1 and the letter with a ratio of 3:1 are blended in the ratio 3:2. What is the final water : squash ratio in the blend?

 

A) 4:1 B) 10:9
C) 5:3 D) 6:1
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4:1

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In a mixture 25 liters, the ratio of milk and water is 4:1. How many liters of milk must be added to make the ratio 16:1?

 

A) 21 B) 25
C) 60 D) 36
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 60

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5 litres of honey contains 80% sugar. 3 litres of water is added to this honey. What is the percentage of sugar in the new mixture?

 

A) 40 B) 50
C) 60 D) 75
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 50

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Wheat costing Rs 30/kg, Rs 35/kg and a third variety of wheat are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 2. If the mixture is costs Rs 34/kg, then what will be the cost (in Rs/kg) of the third variety of wheat?

 

A) 46 B) 42
C) 32 D) 38
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 38

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