Quiz Discussion

A vessel has three pipes connected to it , two to supply liquid and one to draw liquid. The first alone can fill the vessel in hours, the second in 3 hours and the third can empty it in hours. If all the pipes are opened simultaneously when the vessel is half full, how soon will it be emptied?

 

Course Name: Quantitative Aptitude

  • 1]

    hours

  • 2]

     hours

  • 3]

    hours

  • 4]

    None of these

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A tank is 7 metre long and 4 meter wide wide. At what speed should water run through a pipe 5 cm broad and 4 cm deep so that in 6 hours and 18 minutes water level in the tank rises by 4.5 meter?

  • 1] 10 km/hours
  • 2] 12 km/hours
  • 3] 8 km/hours
  • 4] None of these
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2
Discuss

Two pipes can fill a tank in 20 and 24 minutes respectively and a waste pipe can empty 3 gallons per minute. All the three pipes working together can fill the tank in 15 minutes. The capacity of the tank is:

  • 1] 60 gallons
  • 2] 100 gallons
  • 3] 120 gallons
  • 4] 180 gallons
  • 5] None of these
Solution
3
Discuss

Two pipe A and B can fill a water tank in 20 and 24 minutes respectively and a third pipe C can empty at the rate of 3 gallons per minute. If A, B and C are open together to fill the tank in 15 minutes, find the capacity of tank?

  • 1] 180 gallons
  • 2] 150 gallons
  • 3] 120 gallons
  • 4] 60 gallons
Solution
4
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
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5
Discuss

Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes, and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B and C discharge chemical solutions P, Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of the solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?

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  • 2]

  • 3]

  • 4]

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6
Discuss

A tap drips at a rate of one drop/second. 600 drops make 100 ml. The number of liters wasted in 300 days is -

  • 1] 4320000 liters
  • 2] 432000 liters
  • 3] 43200 liters
  • 4] 4320 liters
Solution
7
Discuss

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 20 and 30 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are used together, then how long will it take to fill the tank?

  • 1] 12 minutes
  • 2] 15 minutes
  • 3] 25 minutes
  • 4] 50 minutes
Solution
8
Discuss

A water tank is two-fifth full.Pipe A can fill a tank in 10 minutes and pipe B can empty it in 6 minutes.If both the pipes are open,how long will it take to empty or fill the tank completely?

  • 1]

    6 min to empty

  • 2]

    6 min to fill

  • 3]

    9 min to empty

  • 4]

    9 min to fill

Solution
9
Discuss

Three pipes P, Q and R can separately fill a cistern in 4, 8 and 12 hours respectively. Another pipe S can empty the completely filled cistern in 10 hours. Which of the following arrangements will fill the empty cistern in less time than others?

  • 1] Q alone is open
  • 2] P, R and S are open
  • 3] P and S are open
  • 4] P, Q and S are open
Solution
10
Discuss

A pipe can fill a tank with water in 3 hours. Due to leakage in bottom, it takes hours to fill it. In what time the leak will empty the completely filled tank?

 

  • 1]

    12 hours

  • 2]

    21 hours

  • 3]

    hours

  • 4]

    hours

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