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50 men can build a tank in 40days, but though they begin the work together, 5 men quit every ten days. The time needed to build the tank is ?

A) 50 days B) 48 days
C) 47.5 days D) 49 days

Answer:   A) 50 days



Explanation:

50 men can build a tank in 40 days 

Assume 1 man does 1 unit of work in 1 day

Then the total work is 50×40 = 2000 units

 

50 men work in the first 10 days and completes 50×10 = 500 units of work

45 men work in the next 10 days and completes 45×10 = 450 units of work

40 men work in the next 10 days and completes 40×10 = 400 units of work

35 men work in the next 10 days and completes 35×10 = 350 units of work

So far 500 + 450 + 400 + 350 = 1700 units of work is completed and

 

Remaining work is 2000 - 1700 = 300 units

 

30 men work in the next 10 days. In each day, they does 30 units of work.

 

Therefore, additional days required = 300/30 =10

 

Thus, total 10+10+10+10+10 = 50 days required.

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A and B can complete a piece of work in 15 days and 10 days respectively. They got a contract to complete the work for ₹35000. The share of A (in ₹) in the contracted money will be:

 

A) 7000 B) 21000
C) 14000 D) 15000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 14000

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A and B can complete a piece of work in 15 days and 10 days respectively. They got a contract to complete the work for ₹35000. The share of B (in ₹) in the contracted money will be:

 

A) ₹15000 B) ₹14000
C) ₹21000 D) ₹7000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) ₹21000

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A and B can complete a piece of work in 15 days and 10 days respectively. They got a contract to complete the work for ₹75000. The share of B (in ₹) in the contracted money will be:

 

A) 45,000 B) 30,000
C) 35,000 D) 40,000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 45,000

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If 16 men working 12 hours a day can complete a work in 27 days, then working for how many hours a day can 18 men complete the work in 24 days ?

 

A) 9 B) 18
C) 16 D) 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 12

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If 40 men working 12 hours a day can complete a work in 8 days, then how many men working 4 hours a day can complete the same work in 16 days?

 

A) 50 B) 60
C) 54 D) 45
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 60

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A can complete a piece of work in 20 days and B can complete 20% of the work in 6 days. If they work together in how many dayscan they finish 50% of the work, if they work together

 

A) 12 B) 6
C) 8 D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 6

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Shyam can complete a task in 12 days by working 10 hours a day. How many hours a day should he work to complete the task in 8 days?

 

A) 12 B) 15
C) 16 D) 14
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 15

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5 men and 8 women can complete a task in 34 days, whereas 4 men and 18 women can complete the same task in 28 days. In how many days can the same task be completed by 3 men and 5 women?

 

A) 56 B) 72
C) 64 D) 36
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 56

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