Alligation Or Mixture: Quantitative Aptitude Trivia Test!

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 115  Settings  Below is an Alligation or Mixture Quantitative Aptitude Test Trivia Quiz that is designed to see how well you understood the degree to which you can mix different items to generate a given outcome in a given situation. Do give the quiz a shot and get a chance to demonstrate your math skills so far. All the best, and keep practicing!

• 1.
How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs.6.10 per kg.must be mixed with 126 kg. of sugar costing Rs. 2.85 per kg. so that 20% may be gained by selling the mixture at Rs. 4.80 per kg.?
• A.

69 g

• B.

68 g

• C.

65 g

• D.

72 g

• 2.
In what ratio must a person mix three kinds of wheat costing him Rs. 1.20,Rs. 1.44 and Rs. 1.74 per kg., so that the mixture may be worth Rs. 1.41 per kg?
• A.

11.77.5

• B.

11:77:7

• C.

11.44.5

• D.

12.77.7

• 3.
A man traveled a distance of 80 km. in 7 hours partly on foot at the rate of 8 km. per hour and partly on bicycle at 16 km. per hour. Find the distance traveled on foot.
• A.

28 km

• B.

34 km

• C.

32 km

• D.

30 km

• 4.
A container contains 80 kg. of milk. From this container, 8kg. of milk was taken out and replaced by water. This process was further repeated two times. How much milk is now contained by the container?
• A.

56.78 kg

• B.

58.34 kg

• C.

55.64 kg

• D.

62.56 kg

• 5.
A vessel is filled with liquid, 3 parts of which are water and 5 parts syrup. How much of the mixture must be drawn off and replaced with water so that the mixture may be half water and half syrup?
• A.

3/5

• B.

1/2

• C.

2/5

• D.

1/5

• 6.
A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B is the ratio 7: 5. When 9 liters of the mixture is drawn off and the can is filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7: 9. How many liters of liquid A was contained by the can initially?
• A.

22

• B.

34

• C.

21

• D.

25

• 7.
A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should he mix from each of the containers so as to get 12 liters of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3: 5?
• A.

6 litres, 4 litres

• B.

6 litres, 6 litres

• C.

5 litres, 6 litres

• D.

2 litres, 6 litres

• 8.
How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs. 9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs 7 per kg so that there may be a gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs. 9.24 per kg?
• A.

59 kg

• B.

65 kg

• C.

63 kg

• D.

67 kg

• 9.
A jar full of whiskey contains 40% alcohol. A part of this whiskey is replaced by another containing 19% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be 26%. The quantity of whiskey replaced is:
• A.

2/4

• B.

2/7

• C.

2/3

• D.

1/3

• 10.
Find the ratio in which rice at Rs. 7.20 a kg be mixed with rice at Rs. 5.70 a kg to produce a mixture worth Rs. 6.30 a kg.
• A.

2 : 5

• B.

2 : 3

• C.

1 : 3

• D.

2 : 7

• 11.
The cost of Type 1 rice is Rs. 15 per kg and Type 2 rice are Rs. 20 per kg. If both Type 1 and Type 2 are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3, then the price per kg of the mixed variety of rice is:
• A.

Rs. 14

• B.

Rs. 17

• C.

Rs. 18

• D.

Rs. 19

• 12.
A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is:
• A.

605 kg

• B.

600 kg

• C.

500 kg

• D.

400 kg

• 13.
There are two sections A and B of a class, consisting of 36 and 44 students’ respectively. If the average weight of section A is 40kg and that of section B is 35kg, find the average weight of the whole class.
• A.

37.50 kg

• B.

35.25 kg

• C.

37.25 kg

• D.

38 kg

• 14.
A Batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th inning and thus increases his average by 3. Find his average after 17th inning.
• A.

38

• B.

36

• C.

33

• D.

39

• 15.
Nine persons went to a hotel for taking their meals. Eight of them spent Rs.12 each on their meals and the ninth spent Rs.8 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. What was the total money spent by them?
• A.

Rs. 117

• B.

Rs. 116

• C.

Rs. 118

• D.

Rs. 120

• 16.
The average of runs of a cricket player of 10 innings was 32. How many runes must be made in his next innings so as to increase his average of runs by 4?
• A.

72

• B.

74

• C.

76

• D.

78

• 17.
There were 35 students in a hostel. Due to the admission of 7 new students, the expenses of the mess were increased by Rs.42 per day while the average expenditure per head diminished by Re 1. What was the original expenditure of the mess?
• A.

Rs. 420

• B.

Rs. 434

• C.

Rs. 426

• D.

Rs. 430

• 18.
If a, b, c, d, e are five consecutive odd numbers, their average Is:
• A.

(a+1)

• B.

(a+2)

• C.

(a+4)

• D.

(a+5)

• 19.
Three years ago, the average age of a family of 5 members was 17 years. A baby having been born, the average age of the family is the same today. The present age of the baby is:
• A.

3 yrs

• B.

2 yrs

• C.

7 yrs

• D.

5 yrs

• 20.
A motorist travels to a place 150 km away at an average speed of 50 km per hour and returns at 30 km per hour. His average speed for the whole journey in km per hour is :
• A.

37.25

• B.

37.8

• C.

37.5

• D.

37.0

• 21.
The average of two numbers is M. If one number is N, then the other number is.
• A.

2M - N-1

• B.

2(M - N)

• C.

2M - N+1

• D.

2M - N

• 22.
The average weight of 9 mangoes increases by 20 g if one of them weighing 120 g is replaced by another. The weight of the new mango is :
• A.

310 g

• B.

300 g

• C.

308 g

• D.

305 g

• 23.
A man whose bowling average is 12.4, takes 5 wickets for 26 runs and thereby decreases his average by 0.4. The number of wickets, taken by him before his last match is :
• A.

87

• B.

88

• C.

85

• D.

86

• 24.
The average of Kanchan's marks in 7 subjects is 75. His average in six subjects excluding Science is 72. How many marks did he get in Science?
• A.

95

• B.

93

• C.

96

• D.

92

• 25.
A library has an average of 510 visitors on Sundays and 240 on other days. The average number of visitors per day in a month of 30 days beginning with a Sunday is:
• A.

276

• B.

285

• C.

270

• D.

280

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