Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Maths Quiz on Pipes & Cistern for SSC CGL (based on Previous year Papers)

We have already provided a lot of quizzes and study materials on different subjects for SSC CGL Exam. Moving another step forward, today we are providing you a Maths Quiz on Pipes & Cistern. The speciality of this quiz is, we have covered most of the standard questions from Pipes & Cistern and most of the questions are from previous year question papers of SSC CGL.

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Maths Quiz on Pipes & Cistern for SSC CGL (based on Previous year Papers)
  1. Two pipes can fill a tank in 20 and 24 minutes respectively and a waste pipe can empty 3 gallons per minute. All the three pipes working together can fill the tank in 15 minutes. The capacity of the tank is:
    (A) 60 gallons
    (B) 100 gallons
    (C) 120 gallons
    (D) 180 gallons
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  2. One pipe can fill a tank three times as fast as another pipe. If together the two pipes can fill the tank in 36 minutes, then the slower pipe alone will be able to fill the tank in:
    (A) 81 min
    (B) 108 min
    (C) 144 min
    (D) 192 min
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  3. 12 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each tank is 13.5 liters. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity of each bucket is 9 liters?
    (A) 8
    (B) 15
    (C) 16
    (D) 18
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  4. Bucket P has thrice the capacity as bucket Q. It takes 60 turns for bucket P to fill the empty drum. How many turns it will take for both the buckets P and Q, having each turn together to fill the empty drum?
    (A) 30
    (B) 40
    (C) 45
    (D) 90
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  5. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill the remaining part in 7 hours. The number of hours taken by C alone to fill the tank is:
    (A) 10
    (B) 12
    (C) 14
    (D) 16
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  6. A large tanker can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 minutes and 40 minutes respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tanker from empty sate if B is used for half the time and A and B fill it together for the other half?
    (A) 15 min
    (B) 20 min
    (C) 27.5 min
    (D) 30 min
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  7. Two taps A and B can fill a tank in 5 hours and 20 hours respectively. If both the taps are open then due to a leakage, it took 30 minutes more to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how long will it take for the leakage alone to empty the tank?
    (A) 4.5 hrs
    (B) 9 hrs
    (C) 18 hrs
    (D) 36 hrs
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  8. A water tank is two-fifth full. Pipe A can fill a tank in 10 minutes and pipe B can empty it in 6 minutes. If both the pipes are open, how long will it take to empty or fill the tank completely?
    (A) 6 min to empty
    (B) 6 min to fill
    (C) 9 min to empty
    (D) 9 min to fill
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  9. Two pipes A and B together can fill a cistern in 4 hours. Had they been opened separately, then B would take taken 6 hours more than A fill the cistern. How much time will be taken by A to fill the cistern separately?
    (A) 1 hour
    (B) 2 hours
    (C) 6 hours
    (D) 8 hours
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  10. Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 12 minutes and 15 minutes respectively while a third pipe C can empty the full tank in 6 minutes. A and B are kept open for 5 minutes in the beginning and then C is also opened. In what time is the cistern emptied?
    (A) 30 min
    (B) 33 min
    (C) 35 min
    (D) 45 min
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