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Two pipes A and B together can fill a cistern in 4 hours. Had they been opened separately, then B would have taken 6 hours more than A to fill the cistern. How much time will be taken by A to fill the cistern separately?

Course Name: Quantitative Aptitude

  • 1] 1 hour
  • 2] 2 hours
  • 3] 6 hours
  • 4] 8 hours
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1
Discuss

Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively. Pipe C can empty it in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then the tank will be filled in:

  • 1]

    1 13/17 hours

  • 2]

    2 8/11 hours

  • 3]

    3 9/17 hours

  • 4]

    4 1/2 hours

Solution
2
Discuss

A tank is filled in 5 hours by three pipes A, B and C. The pipe C is twice as fast as B and B is twice as fast as A. How much time will pipe A alone take to fill the tank?

  • 1] 20 hours
  • 2] 25 hours
  • 3] 35 hours
  • 4] Cannot be determined
  • 5] None of these
Solution
3
Discuss

Pipe A can fill a tank in 4 hours and pipe B can fill it 6 hours. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A is opened first then in how many hours, the tank shall be full ?

  • 1]

    hours

  • 2]

    hours

  • 3]

    hours

  • 4]

    hours

Solution
4
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
5
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

Solution
6
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
7
Discuss

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
Solution
8
Discuss

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
9
Discuss

Having the same capacity 9 taps fill up a water tank in 20 minutes. How many taps of the same capacity are required to fill up the same water tank in 15 minutes ?

  • 1] 10 taps
  • 2] 12 taps
  • 3] 15 taps
  • 4] 18 taps
Solution
10
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
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