Math Quiz: Problems On Time And Work!

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What we have here is some math trivia questions quiz, which is made up of problems on time and work! Do you think you have the necessary skills to solve it? How about you give it a shot and get to find out if you may have a hard time when it comes to word problems. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 37 1/ 2 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. Both pipes are opened. The cistern will be filled in just half an hour , if the B is turned off after…
    • A. 

      5 min

    • B. 

      8 min

    • C. 

      7 min

    • D. 

      9 min

  • 2. 
    P is able to do a piece of work in 15 days and Q can do the same work in 20 days. If they can work together for 4 days, what is the fraction of work left?
    • A. 

      8/15

    • B. 

      7/15

    • C. 

      9/15

    • D. 

      6/15

  • 3. 
    A completes 80% of a work in 20 days. Then B also joins and A and B together finish the remaining work in 3 days. How long does it need for B if he alone completes the work?Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      32 1/2

    • B. 

      37 1/2

    • C. 

      17 1/2

    • D. 

      35 1/2

  • 4. 
    P can lay railway track between two stations in 16 days. Q can do the same job in 12 days. With the help of R, they complete the job in 4 days. How many days does it take for R alone to complete the work?
    • A. 

      9 2/5

    • B. 

      9 1/5

    • C. 

      9 3/5

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    X, Y, and Z contract a work for Rs. 550. Together X and Y are supposed to do 7/11 of the work. How much does Z get?
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      330

    • C. 

      220

    • D. 

      150

  • 6. 
    In an election contested by two parties, Party D secured 12% of the total votes more than Party R. If party R got 132,000 votes and there are no invalid votes, by how many votes did it lose the election?
    • A. 

      36000

    • B. 

      48000

    • C. 

      24000

    • D. 

      15000

  • 7. 
    A shepherd has 1 million sheep at the beginning of the Year 2000. The numbers grow by x% (x > 0) during the year. A famine hits his village in the next year and many of his sheep die. The sheep population decreases by y% during 2001 and at the beginning of 2002, the shepherd finds that he is left with 1 million sheep. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      X > y

    • B. 

      Y > x

    • C. 

      X = y

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 8. 
    A vendor sells 60 percent of apples he had and throws away 15 percent of the remainder. Next day he sells 50 percent of the remainder and throws away the rest. What percent of his apples does the vendor throw?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      21

  • 9. 
    Tina, Mina, Gina, Lina and Bina are 5 sisters, aged in that order, with Tina being the eldest. Each of them had to carry a bucket of water from a well to their house. Their buckets' capacities were proportional to their ages. While returning, equal amount of water got splashed out of their buckets. Who lost maximum amount of water as a percentage of the bucket capacity?
    • A. 

      Bina

    • B. 

      Tina

    • C. 

      Gina

    • D. 

      Lina

  • 10. 
    If S is 150 percent of T, then T is what percent of S + T?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 11. 
    A school sold drama tickets for 100 each for donating to an orphanage. One member sold 75% of his tickets and had 80 tickets left. How much money did the member collect?
    • A. 

      12000

    • B. 

      18000

    • C. 

      24000

    • D. 

      36000

  • 12. 
    When processing flower - nectar into honeybees' extract, a considerable amount of water gets reduced. How much flower - nectar must be processed to yield 1kg of honey, if nectar contains 50% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 15% water? 
    • A. 

      1.5 Kg

    • B. 

      1.7 Kg

    • C. 

      1.25 Kg

    • D. 

      2 Kg

  • 13. 
    Four men and three women can do a job in 6 days. When five men and six women work on the same job, the work gets completed in 4 days. How long will a woman take to do the job, if she works alone on it?
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      25

  • 14. 
    Shyam can do a job in 20 days, Ram in 30 days and Singhal in 60 days. If Shyam is helped by Ram and Singhal every 3rd day, how long will it take for them to complete the job?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 15. 
    A father can do a certain job in x hours. His son takes twice as long to do the job. Working together, they can do the job in 6 hours. How many hours does the father take to do the job?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      12

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