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**Question 1:Â **If 42 persons consume 144 kg, of wheat in 15 days, then in how many days will 30 persons consume 48 kg of wheat ?

a)Â 8 days

b)Â 7 days

c)Â 12 days

d)Â 6 days

**Question 2:Â **Rama mixes 20% of kerosene to his petrol and then he sells the whole mixture at the price of petrol. If the cost price of the kerosene is 40% of the CP of petrol. What is the net profit %?

a)Â 11.11%

b)Â 11.5%

c)Â 12.5%

d)Â 9.5%

**Question 3:Â **The ratio of milk and water in mixtures of four containers are 5:3, 2:1, 3:2 and 7:4 respectively. In which container is the quantity of milk, relative to water, minimum?

a)Â First

b)Â Second

c)Â Third

d)Â Fourth

**Question 4:Â **Two equal vessels are filled with the mixture of water and milk in the ratio of 3:4 and 5:3 respectively. If the mixtures are poured into a third vessel, the ratio of water and milk in the third vessel will be

a)Â 15:12

b)Â 53:59

c)Â 20:9

d)Â 59:53

**Question 5:Â **Two mixtures contain milk and juice in the ratio of 2 : 1 and 4 : 5. If equal volumes of the two mixtures are mixed together, what would be ratio of milk to juice in the resulting mixture?

a)Â 5:4

b)Â 7:5

c)Â 1:1

d)Â 5:3

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**Question 6:Â **Three containers have their volumesin the ratio 3 : 4: 5. They are full of mixtures of milk and water. The mixtures contain milk and water in the ratio of(4:1), (3 : 1) and (5 : 2) respectively. The contents ofall these three containers are poured into a fourth container. The ratio of milk and water in the fourth container is

a)Â 4:1

b)Â 151:48

c)Â 157:53

d)Â 5:2

**Question 7:Â **In a laboratory, two bottles contain mixture of acid and water in the ratio 2 : 5 in the first bottle and 7 : 3 in the second. The ratio in which the contents of these two bottles be mixed such that the new mixture has acid and water in the ratio 2:3 is

a)Â 4:15

b)Â 9:8

c)Â 21:8

d)Â 1:2

**Question 8:Â **In a mixture of 100 litres of milk and water, the ratio of milk and water is 3 : 2. If this ratio is to be 1 : 1, how much more water is to be added to the mixture?

a)Â 25 litres

b)Â 15 litres

c)Â 30 litres

d)Â 20 litres

**Question 9:Â **A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio (by volume)5 : 3 and another mixture, of the same volume as that of the former, contains water and milk in the ratio (by volume)1 : 3. In what ratio, two mixtures be mixed in order to obtain a new mixture consisting of milk and water in the ratio (by volume) 7 : 3 ?

a)Â 2 : 3

b)Â 3 : 4

c)Â 5 : 6

d)Â 3 : 2

**Question 10:Â **In 2 kg mixture of copper and aluminum, 30% is copper. How much aluminum powder should be added to the mixture so that the proportion of the copper becomes 20%?

a)Â 1000 gms

b)Â 800 gms

c)Â 1200 gms

d)Â 900 gms

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**Answers & Solutions:**

**1)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Using, $\frac{M_1D_1}{W_1}$Â $=\frac{M_2D_2}{W_2}$, where $M$ is number of men, $D$ is number of days and $W$ is work done.

Let in $x$ days,Â 30 persons will consume 48 kg of wheat.

According to ques,

=> $\frac{42\times15}{144}=\frac{30\times x}{48}$

=> $\frac{7\times5}{8}=\frac{5x}{8}$

=> $x=7$

$\therefore$Â 30 persons will consume 48 kg of wheat in **7 days**.

=> Ans – (B)

**2)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Let CP of petrol = $Rs.$ $100$

=> CP of kerosene = $\frac{40}{100}\times100=Rs.$ $40$

Now, 20% of kerosene is added, thus cost price of 1 litre petrol and 200 ml kerosene = $(100+8)=Rs.$ $108$

Selling price = $(100+20)=Rs.$ $120$

$\therefore$ Profit % = $\frac{(120-108)}{108}\times100$

= $\frac{100}{9}=11.11\%$

=> Ans – (A)

**3)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

In first container quantity of milk relative to water is $\frac{5}{3} \times100$ = 166.65%

In second container quantity of milk relative to water isÂ $\frac{2}{1} \times100$ = 200%

In third container quantity of milk relative to water isÂ $\frac{2}{1} \times100$ = 150%

In fourth container quantity of milk relative to water isÂ $\frac{7}{4} \times100$ = 175%

hence third container has least ratio

**4)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Let’s say amounts in first vessel are 3x and 4x

in second vessel = 5y and 3y

So 7x = 8y (given) Â (eq. (1))

Pouring them together , new amounts will be 3x+5y and 4x+3y

so new ratio will be $\frac{3x+5y}{4x+3y}$ Â (eq. 2)

putting ratio of x and y from eq. (1) in eq. (2) and solving we will get new ratio as 59:53

**5)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

As per the question,

Container A contains 2 liter of milk and 1 liter juice

And container B contains 4 liter of milk and 5 liter of juice

Now, Let both container have equal quantity which is 9 liter

So, in the first mixture, 6 liter of milk and 3 liter of juice should be there.

When both will be mixed then total quantity will be 18 liter

out of which 10 liter of milk and 8 liter of juice will be in container.

Hence the required ratio will be 10:8

or 5:4 will be milk and juice in the container.

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**6)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

**7)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

ratio of acid and water in the first bottle =Â 2 : 5

acid in the first bottle = $ \frac{2}{7} $

ratio of acid and water in the second bottle =Â 7 : 3

acid in the second bottle = $ \frac{7}{10} $

ratio of acid and water in the new mixture = 2 : 3

acid of new mixture = $ \frac{2}{5} $

using alligation method

ratio in which the contents of these two bottles be mixed = $ \frac{3}{10} : \frac{4}{35} $

= 21 : 8

**8)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

**9)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

**10)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

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