Pipes Cisterns Questions And Answers :: part1 : Arithmetic

Pipes Cisterns QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS :: Arithmetic : part1 : 1 to 5

Following Pipes Cisterns multiple choice objective type questions and answers will help you in many types of 2014 job and other entrance examinations :

1.Two taps can separately fill a cistern in 10 minutes and 15 minutes respectively and when the waste pipe is open, they can together fill it in 18 minutes. The waste pipe can empty the full cistern in:

7 minutes
9 minutes
13 minutes
23 minutes

2.A cistern can be filled by two pipes A and B in 4 hours and 6 hours respectively. When full, the tank can be emptied by a third pipe C in 8 hours. If all the taps be turned on at the same time, the cistern will be full in:

3 hours 18 min
3 hours 26 min
3 hours 42 min
3 hours 48 min

3.A tap can fill a cistern in 8 hours and another can empty it in 16 hours. If both the taps are opened simultaneously, the time ( in hour) to fill the tank is:


4.If two pipes function simultaneously, the reservoir will be filled in 12 hours. One pipe fills the reservoir 10 hours faster than the other. How many hours does the faster pipe take to fill the reservoir?

25 hours
28 hours
30 hours
35 hours

5.A cistern is normally filled in 8 hours but takes two hours longer to fill because of a leak in it sbottom. If the cistern is full, the leak will empty it in:

16 hrs
20 hrs
25 hrs
40 hrs

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