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**Time and Work, Pipe and Cisterns**for upcoming competitive exams. Try to solve these on your own and check with the answers given below. You will get detailed solutions with explanations soon.

### Time and Work Practice Problems :

**Two persons Kamal and Vimal together can complete a piece of work in 9 days. Vimal alone can do that work in 36 days. In how many days can Kamal alone can complete that work ?**- 16 days
- 18 days
- 12 days
- 24 days
- None of these
**A and B can do a work in 20 days and 12 days respectively. The worked together on it for some time. C joins and finishes in 2 days. If C can do the total work in 10 days, how long did A and B together work ?****Rajesh is thrice as good workman as Manish and therefore able to finish a work 12 days less than Manish to finish a piece of work. In how many days they can complete if they work together ?**- 8 days
- 4 days
- 16 days
- 4(1/2) days
- None of these
**A, B and C can do a piece of work in 30 days, 24 days and 40 days respectively. They started working together but C left four days before the completion of the work. In how many days was the work finished ?**- 5 days
- 11 days
- 12 days
- 8 days
- None of these
**72 men can complete a piece of work in 48 days. In how many days can 54 men finish the same work ?**- 46 days
- 68 days
- 32 days
- 64 days
- None of these
**A can finish the work in 5 days and B in 6 days. In what time they can complete it working alternatively starting with A ?**- 5(3/5)
- 5(2/5)
- 5(1/2)
- 5(1/3)
- None of these
**If 2 men and 3 boys can do a piece of work in 8 days and 3 men and 2 boys can do it in 7 days. In how many days will 5 men and 4 boys take to complete it ?**- 4 days
- 6 days
- 7 days
- 3 days
- None of these
**A contractor agrees to do a work in 36 days and employs 16 men. After 20 days he finds that only 40% of the work is finished. In order to complete the work in the stipulated time how many more men he has to recruit ?**- 30
- 16
- 14
- 12
- None of these
**A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days, B and C in 15 days and A and C in 20 days. In what time can A , B and C together can complete it ?**- 5 days
- 12 days
- 20 days
- 4 days
- None of these
**In a garrison provision is sufficient for 1200 soldiers for 30 days. But after 12 days 400 more soldiers joined the garrison. Find for how many days provision last for them ?**- 15 days
- 13.5 days
- 12 days
- 14 days
- None of these
**Ramu can do a certain job in 12 days. Raju is 60% more efficient than Ramu. In how many days can Raju do the same piece of work ?**- 15 days
- 19(1/5) days
- 7(1/2) days
- 8 days
- None of these
**15 men would finish a piece of work in 60 days. If at the end of every 10 days, 5 additional men are employed, in how many days will it be finished ?**- 40
- 15
- 30
- 50
- None of these
**A man and a boy working together can do a certain amount of work in 30 days and are paid Rs. 1440. If the efficiency ratio of the man and the boy is 9:7, find the daily wages of the boy ?**- Rs. 24
- Rs.28
- Rs.35
- Rs.21
- None of these

### Pipes and Cisterns Practice Problems

**A pipe can fill a tank in 16 min and leak can empty the full tank in 24 minutes. If both are open simultaneously, in what time can the tank be filled ?**- 8 min
- 28 min
- 32 min
- 48 min
- None of these
**Two pipes A and B fill a tank in 12 and 18 minutes respectively. Both pipes being opened, find when the first pipe must be turned off so that the cistern may be filled in 12 minutes ?**- 6 min
- 15 min
- 9 min
- 10 min
- None of these
**A tank can be filled by two taps in 6 hours and 9 hours respectively. The first tap was opened at 8 AM., and the second at 9 AM. At what time will the tank be filled ?**- 11 AM
- 1 PM
- 12 AM
- 2 PM
- None of these
**Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 hours and 20 hours respectively. If both the pipes opened, due to a leakage it takes 30 minutes more to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how long will it take for the leakage alone to empty the tank ?**- 4.5 hours
- 9 hours
- 36 hours
- 24 hours
- None of these
**Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working 2 hours, C is closed and A and B fill it in another 7 hours. In how many hours will C along can fill the tank ?**- 9 hours
- 14 hours
- 16 hours
- 8 hours
- None of these
**A tank is filled by a tap in 3.5 hours. Due to a leak in the bottom of the tank , it takes half an hour longer to fill the tank. If the tank is full how long will it take the leak to empty it ?**- 7.5 hours
- 28 hours
- 32 hours
- 34 hours
- None of these
**Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 20 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. A drain pipe C can remove 40 liters of water per minute. If all the three pipes are opened, it takes one hours to fill the cistern. What is the capacity of the cistern ?**- 900 liters
- 750 liters
- 500 liters
- 600 liters
- None of these

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in 1 day 1/10

he works for 2 dayas so he did1/5work

remaining work 1-1/5=4/5

A and B does 1/20+1/12=8/60 WORK IN 1 day

so they dothe remaining work on 60/8*4/5=6 days

chk above i hv given the soln

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ReplyDeleteC=4/40 =1/10

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9/10 (1/30+1/24+1/40)

On solving we get 1/11

Reciprocal It we get 11

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