# Pipes cisterns, Work time Practice Questions

GMAT, GRE, CAT, XAT, TANCET exams have questions from Work, Time & Pipes, Cisterns topic. The core idea of this topic is the same as that of speed, distance and time.

Ram completes 60% of a task in 15 days and then takes the help of Rahim and Rachel. Rahim is 50% as efficient as Ram is and Rachel is 50% as efficient as Rahim is. In how many more days will they complete the work?

- 13\\frac{1}{3})
- 8\\frac{1}{3})
- 5\\frac{5}{7})
- 7\\frac{5}{7})

A tank is fitted with 8 pipes, some of which that fill the tank and others that empty the tank. Each of the pipes that fills the tank fills it in 8 hours, while each of those that empty the tank empties it in 6 hours. If all the pipes are kept open when the tank is full, it will take 6 hours to drain the tank. How many of these are fill pipes?

- 2 fill pipes
- 4 fill pipes
- 6 fill pipes
- 5 fill pipes

Working together, A and B can do a job in 6 days. B and C can do the same job in 10 days, while C and A can do it in 7.5 days. How long will it take if all A, B and C work together to complete the job?

- 8 days
- 5 days
- 3 days
- 7 days

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?

- 18 days
- 36 days
- 54 days
- None of these

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 3

^{rd}day, how long will it take for them to complete the job?- 12 days
- 16 days
- 15 days
- 10 days

Pipe A usually fills a tank in 2 hours. On account of a leak at the bottom of the tank, it takes pipe A 30 more minutes to fill the tank. How long will the leak take to empty a full tank if pipe A is shut?

- 2 hours 30 minutes
- 5 hours
- 4 hours
- 10 hours

A, B and C can do a work in 5 days, 10 days and 15 days respectively. They started together to do the work but after 2 days A and B left. In how many days did C complete the remaining work?

X alone can do a piece of work in 15 days and Y alone can do it in 10 days. X and Y undertook to do it for Rs. 720. With the help of Z they finished it in 5 days. How much is paid to Z?

- Rs.360
- Rs.120
- Rs.240
- Rs.300

A and B can do a piece of work in 21 and 24 days respectively. They started the work together and after some days A leaves the work and B completes the remaining work in 9 days. After how many days did A leave?

A can complete a project in 20 days and B can complete the same project in 30 days. If A and B start working on the project together and A quits 10 days before the project is completed, in how many days will the project be completed?

- 18 days
- 27 days
- 26.67 days
- 16 days

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?

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## XAT TANCET Practice Questions - Listed Topic wise

- Number Theory
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- Probability
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- Geometry
- Coordinate Geometry
- Mensuration
- Trigonometry
- Data Sufficiency
- Percentages
- Profit Loss
- Ratio Proportion
- Mixtures & Alligation
- Speed Distance & Time
- Pipes, Cisterns & Work, Time
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Races
- Averages & Statistics
- Progressions : AP, GP & HP
- Set Theory
- Clocks Calendars
- Linear & Quadratic Equations
- Functions
- English Grammar
- General Awareness