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SSC CGL level Question Set 72 on work time problems 7

72nd SSC CGL level Question Set, 7th on work time problems

ssc cgl level question set 72 work time work wages 7

Various types of problems on work time and work wages have been selected in this 72nd question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam, so that some you may solve quickly a few others not so quickly. After doing this exercise in a timed session, you should refer to its solution set for detailed concepts and ways to solve the problems in mind as far as possible. Answers are given at the end of the questions.

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.


72nd question set—10 problems for SSC CGL exam: 7th on topic work time problems—time 15 mins

Problem 1.

A, B and C undertake to do a job for Rs. 575. A and C are supposed to finish $\displaystyle\frac{19}{23}$rd of the work together. The amount that shall be paid to B is,

  1. Rs. 475
  2. Rs. 100
  3. Rs. 210
  4. Rs. 200

Problem 2.

A skilled, a half-skilled and an unskilled laborer work for 7, 8 and 10 days respectively and they together get Rs. 369 for their work. If the ratio of their each day's work is, $\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}:\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}:\displaystyle\frac{1}{6}$, then how much does the skilled laborer get?

  1. Rs. 143.50
  2. Rs. 102.50
  3. Rs. 164
  4. Rs. 201.50

Problem 3.

If a man earns Rs. 2000 for his first 50 hours of work in a week and is then paid one and half times his regular hourly rate, then hours he must work to make Rs. 2300 in a week is,

  1. 6 hours
  2. 4 hours
  3. 5 hours
  4. 7 hours

Problem 4.

A man and a woman working together can do a certain job in 18 days. Their skills in doing the work is in the ratio of $3:2$. How many days will the woman take to finish the job alone?

  1. 27 days
  2. 45 days
  3. 30 days
  4. 36 days

Problem 5.

P and Q can do a work in 6 days. Q and R can finish the same job in $\displaystyle\frac{60}{7}$ days. P started the work and worked for 3 days. Q and R continued for 6 days to finish the job. Then the difference of days that R and P take to complete the work alone is,

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

Problem 6.

Three persons undertake to complete a piece of work for Rs. 1200. The first person can complete the work in 8 days, second person in 12 days and the third person in 16 days. They complete the work with the help of a fourth person in 3 days. How much does the fourth person get?

  1. Rs. 200
  2. Rs. 180
  3. Rs. 225
  4. Rs. 250

Problem 7.

If 10 men or 20 women or 40 boys can do a job in 7 months, then 5 men, 5 women and 5 boys can do half the work in,

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

Problem 8.

Three men A, B, and C can complete a work together in 6 hours. After working together for 2 hours, C left and A and B completed the work in 7 hours more. C alone does the work in,

  1. 16 hours
  2. 15 hours
  3. 14 hours
  4. 17 hours

Problem 9.

A can do a work alone in 4 days and B can do the same work alone in 6 days. If they work in alternate days with A starting the work, in how many days will the work be completed?

  1. $4\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ days
  2. $3\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ days
  3. $3\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}$ days
  4. $4\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$ days

Problem 10.

A can do a work alone in 4 days while B can destroy the whole work alone in 16 days. If the two start to work simultaneously, then the work will be completed in,

  1. $5\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$ days
  2. $5\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ days
  3. $10$ days
  4. $6$ days

The detailed conceptual solutions to these questions with focus on how to solve quickly in mind is available at,

SSC CGL level Solution Set 72 on Work time problems 7.


Answers to the questions

Problem 1. Answer: Option b: Rs. 100.

Problem 2. Answer: Option a: Rs. 143.50.

Problem 3. Answer: Option c: 5 hours.

Problem 4. Answer: Option b: 45 days.

Problem 5. Answer: Option b: 10.

Problem 6. Answer: Option c: Rs. 225.

Problem 7. Answer: Option c: 4 months.

Problem 8. Answer: Option c: 14 hours.

Problem 9. Answer: Option d: $4\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$ days.

Problem 10. Answer: Option a: $5\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$ days.


Useful resources to refer to

Guidelines, Tutorials and Quick methods to solve Work Time problems

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Basic concepts on Arithmetic problems on Speed-time-distance Train-running Boat-rivers

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