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A group of men can complete a job in K hours. After every 4 hours, half the number of men working at that point of time leave the job. Continuing this way if the job is finished in 16 hours, what is the value of K ?

A) 7 hrs B) 7.5 hrs
C) 8 hrs D) 8.25 hrs

Answer:   B) 7.5 hrs



Explanation:

Let there are L men

job requires LK man hours.

 

job completed in first 4 hrs = L x 4 = 4L

job completed in next 4 hrs = 4 x L/2 = 2L

job completed in next 4 hrs = 4 x L/4 = L

job completed in last 4 hrs = 4 x L/8 = L/2

4L + 2L + L + L/2 = KL

K = 7+1/2 = 7.5 hours.

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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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