SSC CGL level Question Set 67 on Time-Work Work-Wages Pipes-Cisterns 6

67th SSC CGL level Question Set, 6th on topics Time-Work, Work-Wages, and Pipes-Cisterns

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This is the 67th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam and 6th on related topics Time-Work, Work-Wages and Pipes-Cisterns. Students must complete this question set in prescribed time first and then only refer to the corresponding 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.


67th question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL exam: 6th on topics Time-Work Work-Wages Pipes-Cisterns - time 12 mins

Problem 1.

A property developer decided to build a small property in 40 days. He employed 100 men in the beginning and 100 more after 35 days and completed the construction in stipulated time. If he had not employed the additional men, how many days behind schedule he would have finished the construction?

  1. 6
  2. 5
  3. 10
  4. 8

Problem 2.

8 men and 12 women complete a certain piece of special job in 9 days. If each of the men takes twice the time taken by a woman to finish the special job, in how many days will 12 women finish the same job?

  1. 11
  2. 10
  3. 8
  4. 12

Problem 3.

A cistern is normally filled in 8 hrs. After a leak at the bottom has developed, it takes now 2 hrs longer to fill it. How many hours would it take for the cistern to become empty from a fully filled condition with all inlet pipes closed?

  1. 40
  2. 55
  3. 45
  4. 50

Problem 4.

If two pipes are opened together, a tank is filled in 12 hrs. If one pipe fills the tank 10 hrs faster than the other, how many hrs would it take for the faster pipe to fill the tank?

  1. 45
  2. 35
  3. 20
  4. 30

Problem 5.

If 28 women complete $\frac{7}{8}$ portion of a job in 7 days, then the number of women required to get the remaining work completed in another 7 days is,

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6

Problem 6.

Two pipes A and B fill a tank in 24 hrs and 32 hrs respectively. If both pipes are opened together, when should the first pipe be turned off so that the tank is fully filled in exactly 16hrs?

  1. 14 hrs
  2. 10 hrs
  3. 8 hrs
  4. 12 hrs

Problem 7.

A tank is normally filled in $3\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ hrs, whereas with a leak it takes half an hour longer to fill it up. How long would it take to get the full tank emptied by the leak with all inlet pipes closed?

  1. 24 hrs
  2. 32 hrs
  3. 28 hrs
  4. 36 hrs

Problem 8.

Three persons agree to do a job in exchange of Rs.660. The first two complete $\displaystyle\frac{7}{11}$th portion of the job and the third person then finshes the rest of the job working alone. How much should the third person get?

  1. Rs.200
  2. Rs.240
  3. Rs.160
  4. Rs.220

Problem 9.

A person can do a work alone in 10 days, but can do it in 6 days with the help of a second person. In completing the job together, the two persons earned Rs.50. What is the share of the second person?

  1. Rs.40
  2. Rs.10
  3. Rs.20
  4. Rs.30

Problem 10.

A job is normally completed in 100 days by a team of workers. But as 10 workers were absent, the rest took 10 more days to complete the job. What was the number of workers in the original team?

  1. 55
  2. 110
  3. 50
  4. 100

Refer to SSC CGL level Solution Set 67 on Time-work Work-wages Pipes-cisterns 6 for answers and detailed solutions.


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