696
Q:

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

Q:

In a 56 liters mixture of milk and water, the ratio of milk to water is 5 : 2. In order to make the ratio of milk to water  7 : 2, some quantity of milk is to be added to the mixture. The quantity of the milk present in the new mixture will be:

 

A) 16 liters   B) 40 liters  
C) 48 liters   D) 56 liters  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 56 liters  

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

10 1239
Q:

A trader bought a bag of 40Kg of basmati rich at Rs.125 Per Kg and another bag of 60 Kg at Rs.150 per Kg. He sold the entire stock at a profit of 20% Find the selling price per Kg.

A) Rs.152 B) Rs.158
C) Rs.168 D) Rs.172
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs.168

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

6 1138
Q:

The price of 12 kg of sugar is equal to that of 6 Kg of rice. The price of 10 kg sugar and 8 kg of rice Rs.1040.Find the price 1 kg of sugar.

 

A) Rs.80 B) Rs.70
C) Rs.60 D) Rs.40
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rs.40

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

4 911
Q:

In a mixture of 165 litres, the ratio of liquids X and Y is 6 : 5. If 5 litres of liquid Y is added in the mixture, then what is the ratio of X and Y in the new mixture?

 

A) 10 : 9 B) 8 : 7  
C) 9 : 8   D) 5 : 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 9 : 8  

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

2 1494
Q:

25 litres of a mixture contains 30% of spirit and rest water. If 5 litres of water be mixed in it, the percentage of spirit in the new mixture is

 

A) 45% B) 33 1/3%
C) 25 % D) 12 1/2%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 25 %

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

7 1506
Q:

The ratio of sand to gravel in a mixture is 17 : 9 while that between gravel and cement is 6 : 17. What is the ratio of sand to cement in the mixture?

 

 

A) 289 : 54 B) 9 : 6
C) 17 : 17 D) 2 : 3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 2 : 3

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

3 1374
Q:

Rahul adds 2 litres of alcohol in 6 litres of water and Dinesh adds 1 litres of alcohol in 9 litres of water. What is the ratio of the percentage of alcohol in the two mixtures?

 

A) 7 : 4 B) 2 : 1
C) 5 : 2 D) 8 : 3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 5 : 2

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

11 1524
Q:

In what ratio salt costing Rs 13/kg mixed with another salt costing Rs 7/ kg to get a mixture costing Rs 9/kg?

 

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

Explanation:
Report Error

View Answer Report Error Discuss

5 1241