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A tank is filled by three pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The second pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than the first pipe and 4 hours slower than the third pipe. The time required by the first pipe is:

Course Name: Quantitative Aptitude

  • 1] 6 hours
  • 2] 10 hours
  • 3] 15 hours
  • 4] 30 hours
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1
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A cistern has two taps which fill it in 12 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. There is also a waste pipe in the cistern. When all the pipes are opened, the empty cistern is full in 20 minutes. How long will the waste pipe take to empty the full cistern?

  • 1]

    12 min

  • 2]

    10 min

  • 3]

    8 min

  • 4]

    16 min

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2
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A tank has a leak which would empty the completely filled tank in 10 hours. If the tank is full of water and a tap is opened which admits 4 litres of water per minute in the tank , the leak takes 15 hours to empty the tank. How many litres of water does the tank hold?

  • 1] 2400 litters
  • 2] 4500 litters
  • 3] 1200 litters
  • 4] 7200 litters
Solution
3
Discuss

A water tap fills a tub in 'p' hours and a sink at the bottom empties it in 'q' hours. If p < q and both tap and sink are opened the tank is filled in 'r' hours, then the relation between p, q, r :

  • 1]

    1/r = 1/p +1/q

  • 2]

    1/r = 1/p -1/q

  • 3]

    r = p + q

  • 4]

    r = p - q

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4
Discuss

A tap can completely fill a water tank in 8 hours. The water tank has a hole in it through which the water leaks out. The leakage will cause the full water tank to get empty in 12 hours. How much time will it take for the tap the the tank completely with the hole?

  • 1] 16 hours
  • 2] 18 hours
  • 3] 24 hours
  • 4] None of these
Solution
5
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Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 37.5 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. Both pipes are opened. The cistern will be filled in just half an hour, if the B is turned off after:

 

  • 1] 5 min.
  • 2] 9 min.
  • 3] 10 min.
  • 4] 15 min.
Solution
6
Discuss

A tank can be filled by pipe A in 2 hours and pipe B in 6 hours. At 10 A.M. pipe A was opened. At what time will the tank be filled if pipe B is opened at 11 A.M. ?

  • 1] 12.45 A.M.
  • 2] 5 P.M.
  • 3] 11.45 A.M.
  • 4] 12 P.M.
Solution
7
Discuss

One pipe can fill a tank three times as fast as another pipe. If together the two pipes can fill the tank in 36 minutes, then the slower pipe alone will be able to fill the tank in:

  • 1] 81 minutes
  • 2] 108 minutes
  • 3] 144 minutes
  • 4] 192 minutes
Solution
8
Discuss

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank with water in 30 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. The third pipe C can empty the tank in 36 minutes. First A and B are opened. After 12 minutes C is opened. Total time ( in minutes ) in which the tank will be filled up is -

  • 1] 12 minutes
  • 2] 24 minutes
  • 3] 30 minutes
  • 4] 36 minutes
Solution
9
Discuss

A pipe can fill a tank in 3 hours. There are two outlet pipes from the tank which can empty it in 7 and 10 hours respectively. If all the three pipes are opened simultaneously, then the tank will be filled in -

  • 1] 8 hours
  • 2] 9 hours
  • 3] 10 hours
  • 4] 11 hours
Solution
10
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Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill the remaining part in 7 hours. The number of hours taken by C alone to fill the tank is:

  • 1] 10
  • 2] 12
  • 3] 14
  • 4] 16
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