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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?

Course Name: Quantitative Aptitude

  • 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
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Two pipes can fill a tank in 40 and 48 minutes respectively and a waste pipe can empty 3 gallons per minutes. All the three pipes working together can fill the tank in 30 minutes, The capacity of the tank is-

  • 1] 60 gallons
  • 2] 120 gallons
  • 3] 180 gallons
  • 4] 240 gallons
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2
Discuss

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?

 

  • 1]

    hours

  • 2]

     hours

  • 3]

    hours

  • 4]

    None of these

Solution
3
Discuss

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 15 minutes and 20 minutes respectively. Both the pipes are opened together but after 4 minutes, pipe A is turned off. What is the total time required to fill the tank?

  • 1]

    10 min. 20 sec.

  • 2]

    11 min. 45 sec.

  • 3]

    12 min. 30 sec.

  • 4]

    14 min. 40 sec.

Solution
4
Discuss

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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5
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
6
Discuss

A pipe can fill a tank in x hours and another can empty it in y hours. In how many hours they together fill it in ( y > x) ?

  • 1]

    (x - y) hours

  • 2]

    (y - x) hours

  • 3]

     hours

  • 4]

    hours

Solution
7
Discuss

An electric pump can fill a tank in 3 hours. Because of a leak in the tank, it  took 321​ hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water off the tank in

  • 1]

    12 hours

  • 2]

    10 1/2 hours

  • 3]

    6 1/2 hours

  • 4]

    21 hours

Solution
8
Discuss

An outlet pipe can empty a cistern in 3 hours. In what time will empty 2/3 of the cistern?

 

  • 1] 3 hours
  • 2] 5 hours
  • 3] 2 hours
  • 4] 4 hours
Solution
9
Discuss

Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 37 1/2 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.

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10
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
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