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**We have started the 56 days Study Plan for IBPS PO Prelims. This study plan is to efficiently utilise time and hard work to channelise it towards smart work. From now quizzes on Bankersadda will be according to the given study plan and this will help you prepare important topics in limited time.**

**Today is DAY 37 of the study plan and in Quantitative Aptitude today’s chapter is Practice of 8-10 Chapters (Partnership, P & L, time & Work And Pipes & Cisterns)**

**Q1. Three friends A, B and C started a business by investing capitals in the ratios 5 : 7 : 6. After 6 months, C withdraws half of his capital. If the sum invested by A is Rs. 40000, out of the total annual profit of Rs. 33000, C’s share will be:**

(a) Rs. 9000

(b) Rs. 12000

(c) Rs. 11000

(d) Rs. 10000

(e) None of these

**Q2. Three men rent a pasture for Rs. 660. The first uses it to graze 50 sheeps for 4 months. The second uses it to graze 40 sheeps for 3 months. The third uses it to graze 46 sheep for 5 months. How much should the first man pays as rent?**

(a) Rs. 276

(b) Rs. 220

(c) Rs. 144

(d) Rs. 240

(e) None of these

**Q3. Three men A, B and C starts a business together. They invest Rs. 30000, Rs. 24000 and Rs. 42000, respectively, at the beginning. After 4 months, B withdrew Rs. 6000 and C withdrew Rs. 10000. They received a profit of Rs. 11960 at the end of the year. B’s share in the profit is:**

(a) Rs. 2700

(b) Rs. 2803

(c) Rs. 2900

(d) Rs. 2785

(e) None of these

**Q4. 20% loss on selling price is what percent loss on the cost price?**

(a) 25%

(b) 16(2/3)%

(c) 15%

(d) 16(1/3)%

(e) None of these

**Q5. A fruit seller bought 240 bananas at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. He sells half of them at the rate of Rs. 5 per banana, 1/6th of the remaining are found to be rotten. The price per banana at which he has to sell the remaining bananas to get a profit of 25% on his entire investment is:**

(a) Rs. 5.5

(b) Rs. 6.0

(c) Rs. 5.0

(d) Rs. 6.5

(e) None of these

**Q6. A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit. The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for Rs. 56,100 at a loss of 15%. Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is:**

(a) Rs. 25,000

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 50,000

(d) Rs. 55,000

(e) None of these

**Q7. A shopkeeper bought 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 45 per kg. He sold 40% of the total quantity at the rate of Rs. 50 per kg. Approximately, at what price per kg should he sell the remaining quantity to make 25 percent overall profit?**

(a) Rs. 54

(b) Rs. 52

(c) Rs. 50

(d) Rs. 60

(e) Rs. 56

**Q8. ‘A’ completes a work in 12 days. ‘B’ completes the same work in 15 days. ‘A’ started working alone and after 3 days B joined him. How many days will they now take together to complete the remaining work?**

(a) 5

(b) 8

(c) 6

(d) 4

(e) None of these

**Q9. The work done by a woman in 8 hours is equal to the work done by a man in 6 hours and by a boy in 12 hours. If working 6 hours per day 9 men can complete a work in 6 days then in how many days can 12 men, 12 women and 12 boys together finish the same work working 8 hours per day?**

(a) 1(1/3) days

(b) 3(2/3) days

(c) 3 days

(d) 1(1/2) days

(e) None of these

**Q10. A daily wage earner gets a daily wage at the rate of Rs. 150 per day subject to the condition that he will have to pay a penalty at the rate of Rs. 25 per day for the days he is absent. At the end of 60 days, he receives an amount of Rs. 7,600. The number of days A worked is:**

(a) 54 days

(b) 52 days

(c) 51 days

(d) 48 days

(e) None of these

**Q11. A and B together can complete a task in 20 days. B and C together can complete the same task in 30 days. A and C together can complete the same task in 40 days. What is the ratio of the number of days taken by A when completing the same task alone to the number of days taken by C when completing the same task alone?**

(a) 2:5

(b) 2:7

(c) 3:7

(d) 1:5

(e) 3:5

**Q12. A cistern can be filled with water by a pipe in 5 hours and it can be emptied by a second pipe in 4 hours. If both the pipes are opened when the cistern is full, the time in which it will be emptied is:**

(a) 9 hours

(b) 18 hours

(c) 20 hours

(d) 20(1/2) hours

(e) None of these

**Q13. Two pipes A and B can separately fill a cistern in 60 minutes and 75 minute respectively. There is a third pipe at the bottom of the cistern to empty it. If all the three pipes are simultaneously opened, then the cistern is full in 50 minutes. In how much time can the third pipe alone empty the cistern?**

(a) 110 minutes

(b) 100 minutes

(c) 120 minutes

(d) 90 minutes

(e) None of these

**Q14. A water tank has three taps A, B and C. Tap A, when opened, can fill the water tank alone in 4 hours. Tap B, when opened, can fill the water tank alone in 6 hours, Tap C, when opened, can empty the water tank alone in 3 hours. If tap A, B and C are opened simultaneously, how long will it take to fill the tank completely?**

(a) 10 hours

(b) 8 hours

(c) 18 hours

(d) 12 hours

(e) None of these

**Q15. A cistern has 3 pipes A, B and C. A and B can fill it in 3 and 4 hours respectively, and C can empty it in 1 hour. If the pipes are opened at 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm respectively on the same day, the cistern will be empty at:**

(a) 7.12 pm

(b) 5 pm

(c) 11.45 am

(d) 12 pm

(e) None of these

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