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SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 26, Time and work problems 2

26th SSC CGL tier II level Question Set, 2nd on Time and work problems

ssc cgl tier2 question set 26 time-work work-wages 2

This is the 26th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II exam and the 2nd on Time and work problems. For maximum gains, the test should be taken first, that is obvious. But more importantly, to absorb the concepts, techniques and deductive reasoning elaborated through the solutions in the corresponding solution set, one must solve many problems in a systematic manner using conceptual analytical approach. One can learn well only by practicing learning by doing.

26th question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL Tier II exam: 2nd on Time Work problems - time 15 mins

Problem 1.

In 16 days A can do 50% of a job. B can do one-fourth of the job in 24 days. In how many days can they do three-fourths of the job while working together?

  1. 21
  2. 9
  3. 18
  4. 24

Problem 2.

If each of them had worked alone, B would have taken 10 hours more than what A would have taken to complete a job. Working together, they can complete the job in 12 hours. How many hours B would take to do 50% of the job?

  1. 30
  2. 20
  3. 10
  4. 15

Problem 3.

Two workers P and Q are engaged to do a piece of work. Working alone P would take 8 hours more to complete the work than when working together. Working alone Q would take $4\frac{1}{2}$ hours more than when they work together. The time required to finish the work together is,

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

Problem 4.

A contractor employed 200 men to complete a certain work in 150 days. If only one-fourth of the work gets completed in 50 days, then how many more men the contractor must employ to complete the whole work in time?

  1. 100
  2. 300
  3. 200
  4. 600

Problem 5.

A, B and C are engaged to do a work for Rs.5290. A and B together are supposed to do $\displaystyle\frac{19}{23}$rd of the work and B and C together $\displaystyle\frac{8}{23}$rd of the work. Then A should be paid,

  1. Rs.4250
  2. Rs.3450
  3. Rs.2290
  4. Rs.1950

Problem 6.

Ruchi does $\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}$th of a job in 6 days and Bivas completes rest of the same job in 12 days. Then they together complete the job in,

  1. $9\frac{3}{5}$ days
  2. $9$ days
  3. $7\frac{1}{3}$ days
  4. $8\frac{1}{8}$ days.

Problem 7.

P and Q together can do a job in 6 days and Q and R finishes the same job in $\displaystyle\frac{60}{7}$ days. Starting the work alone P worked for 3 days. Then Q and R continued for 6 days to complete the work. What is the difference in days in which R and P can complete the job, each working alone?

  1. 15
  2. 8
  3. 12
  4. 10

Problem 8.

A man is twice as fast as a woman who is twice as fast as a boy in doing a piece of work. If one each of them work together and finish the work in 7 days, in how many days would a boy finish the work when working alone?

  1. 7
  2. 6
  3. 49
  4. 42

Problem 9.

While A can do a job working alone in 27 hours, B can do it in 54 hours also working alone. Find the share of C (in Rs.) if A, B and C get paid Rs.4320 for completing the job in 12 hours working together.

  1. 1440
  2. 960
  3. 1280
  4. 1920

Problem 10.

While A and B together finish a work in 15 days, A and C take 2 more days than B and C working together to finish the same work. If A, B and C complete the work in 8 days, in how many days would C complete it working alone?

  1. $20$ days
  2. $40$ days
  3. $24$ days
  4. $17\frac{1}{7}$ days

Refer to SSC CGL Tier II level Solution Set 26 on Time-work Work-wages 2 for detailed solutions.


Answers to the questions

Problem 1. Answer: c: 18 days.

Problem 2. Answer: d: 15.

Problem 3. Answer: b: 6 hours.

Problem 4. Answer: a: 100.

Problem 5. Answer: b: Rs.3450.

Problem 6. Answer: a: $9\frac{3}{5}$ days.

Problem 7. Answer: d: 10.

Problem 8. Answer: c: 49.

Problem 9. Answer: a: 1440.

Problem 10. Answer: d: $17\frac{1}{7}$ days.


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