SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 10, Time-work Work-wages Pipes-cisterns 1

10th SSC CGL tier II level Question Set, 1st on topics Time-Work, Work-Wages, and Pipes-Cisterns

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This is the 10th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL tier II exam and 1st on related topics Time-Work, Work-Wages and Pipes-Cisterns. Students must complete the corresponding question set in prescribed time first and then only refer to this solution set for gaining maximum benefits from this resource.

Before taking up the test, you should go through our sessions on How to solve Time and work problems in simpler steps type-1 and How to solve more time and work problems in simpler steps type-2 for detailed explanation of the efficient time and work problem solving techniques that will form the base for solving this present set of 10 problems.

The answers to the questions are in the corresponding solution set referred at the end.


10th question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL Tier II exam: 1st on topics Time-Work Work-Wages Pipes-Cisterns - time 12 mins

Problem 1.

One pipe in a tank can fill it in 45 mins and a second one can empty it in 1 hr. In what time would the empty tank be filled if the pipes are opened one at a time in alternate minutes?

  1. 2 hrs 55 mins
  2. 4 hrs 48 mins
  3. 3 hrs 40 mins
  4. 5 hrs 53 mins

Problem 2.

In a project, a job was targetted to be completed by 30 workers in 38 days. But after 25 days it was decided to add 5 more workers to the job to get it finished 1 day earlier. Had the extra number of workers not been added, what would have been the number of days taken by the existing team to finish the job?

  1. 42
  2. 39
  3. 40
  4. 41

Problem 3.

Three pipes fill a tank individually in 12 hrs, 15 hrs and 20 hrs. With the first pipe open throughout and the second and third pipe open in alternate hrs starting with the second, how long would it take to get the tank filled fully?

  1. $6$ hrs
  2. $7\frac{1}{2}$ hrs
  3. $6\frac{2}{3}$ hrs
  4. $7$ hrs

Problem 4.

Two men start doing a job for Rs.200. One of them could do it alone in 6 days and the other can do it alone in 8 days. Together with a third man, the first two men finish the job in 3 days. How much money should the third man get?

  1. Rs.25
  2. Rs.20
  3. Rs.45
  4. Rs.65

Problem 5.

Two pipes together fill a tank in 6 hrs. If one pipe fills the tank 5 hrs faster than the other, how long does the faster pipe take to fill the tank alone?

  1. 12
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. 10

Problem 6.

In the same time duration A works three times as B. Together if they finish a job in 15 days, in how many days would A finish the job working alone?

  1. 20
  2. 40
  3. 50
  4. 60

Problem 7.

Two men A and B complete a job working alone in 12 hrs and 8 hrs respectively. If they work for 1 hr each alternately, with B starting the work at 10 am, when will the work be finished?

  1. 8 pm
  2. 7.30 pm
  3. 6.30 pm
  4. 6 pm

Problem 8.

If 5 women and 7 men earn Rs.3825 in 6 days and 2 women and 3 men earn Rs.1050 in 4 days, in how many days would 7 women and 6 men earn Rs.22500?

  1. 15
  2. 25
  3. 30
  4. 20

Problem 9.

If 45 men earn Rs.15525 in 48 days and daily wage of a woman is double the daily wage of a man, how many women must work for 16 days to receive a total wage of Rs.5750?

  1. 15
  2. 25
  3. 30
  4. 20

Problem 10.

A finishes 7 portions out of 10 portions of a job in 15 days and finishes the rest of the job with the help of B in 4 more days. In how any days then A and B working together will be able to finish the entire job?

  1. $10\frac{2}{3}$
  2. $12\frac{2}{5}$
  3. $13\frac{1}{3}$
  4. $8\frac{1}{4}$

Refer to SSC CGL tier II level Solution Set 10 on Time-work Work-wages Pipes-cisterns 1 for answers and detailed solutions.


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