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SSC CGL level Question Set 32, Work-time, Work-wages & Pipes-cisterns

32nd SSC CGL level Question Set, 1st exclusively on topics Work-time, Work-wages & Pipes-cisterns

SSC CGL Question set 32 on Work time Work wages

This is the 32nd question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam and 1st specifically on topics,

  1. Work time
  2. Work wages
  3. Pipes cisterns.

To get maximum benefits, you should complete this question set in prescribed time first and then only refer to the corresponding solution set.

Answers to the questions and link to the solution article are given at the end.

You may use the question set preferably as a mini mock test or an exercise on the 3 topics.

32nd question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL exam: 1st on topics Work-time, Work-wages & Pipes-cisterns - time 12 mins

Problem 1.

A team of 16 persons who can finish a job in 10 days start on the job together but after doing 80% of the job, 50% of the persons left the team. The number of additional days that will be required to complete the job will then be,

  1. 4
  2. 12
  3. 2
  4. 3

Problem 2.

If 6 weavers can weave 14 sarees in 14 days how many more weavers will be required for weaving 28 sarees in 7 days?

  1. 20
  2. 18
  3. 16
  4. 12

Problem 3.

Runu can do a piece of work in 12 days and Biju in 16 days. They begin together and with help of another man finish the work in 6 days. If they get a total wage of Rs.3200 for the work, how much Runu should get as his share of wage?

  1. Rs.1600
  2. Rs.1200
  3. Rs.800
  4. Rs.900

Problem 4.

Out of 120 poles to be erected 40 labourers could erect 40 poles in 4 hours. But after that 8 labourers fell ill and left the job. How many hours more will be required to finish erecting all the poles?

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

Problem 5.

7 men and 7 women can do a work in 2 days. How much time (in days) will 1 man and 1 woman take to do the same work?

  1. 7
  2. 1
  3. 14
  4. 49

Problem 6.

A piece of work can be done by $B$ in 12 days and by $A$ in 20 days. $A$ first worked on the job for a few days after which $B$ started the work replacing him. If the work was finally completed in total number of 14 days, after how many days from start did $A$ leave?

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

Problem 7.

$A$, $B$ and $C$ can do a piece of work in 20, 30 and 12 days respectively. $A$ and $B$ begin to do the work together and taking help of $C$ every third day complete the job. If they receive Rs.6000 as wages for the work, how much did $C$ receive (in Rs.)?

  1. 1800
  2. 1200
  3. 1500
  4. 1600

Problem 8.

A cistern can be filled up by two pipes $A$ and $B$ in 30 minutes and 20 minutes respectively. Both the pipes were opened together when the cistern was empty, but after a little while $B$ was stopped and the cistern got filled up in a total duration of 18 minutes. When was the pipe $B$ stopped (in minutes after start)?

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

Problem 9.

If 30 men work they take 6 more days than 40 men would have taken to complete a work. How many days would 60 men take to complete the work?

  1. 8
  2. 12
  3. 10
  4. 6

Problem 10.

Ravi is thrice as fast as Mintu and is able to finish a work in 60 days less than Mintu. How long would they take (in days) to complete the work together?

  1. $18$
  2. $22\frac{1}{2}$
  3. $24\frac{1}{6}$
  4. $20\frac{2}{3}$

The detailed explanation of solution to the questions in text is available at, SSC CGL Solution Set 32 Time and work, Work and wages, Pipes and cisterns.

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Answers to the questions are given below.


Answers to the questions

Q1. Answer:  Option c: 2.

Q2. Answer: Option b : 18.

Q3. Answer: Option a: Rs.1600.

Q4. Answer: Option c: 10.

Q5. Answer: Option c: 14.

Q6. Answer: Option d : 5.

Q7. Answer: Option c: 1500.

Q8. Answer: Option b: 8.

Q9. Answer: Option b: 12.

Q10. Answer: Option b: $22\frac{1}{2}$.


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