Problems On Pipes And Cisterns – Aptitude Questions And Answers

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Problems On Pipes And Cisterns – Aptitude Questions And Answers

1. A pump can fill a tank with a water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took 2x1/3 hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water of the tank in
 
 
 
 

2. 12 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each tank is 13.5 litres. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres?
 
 
 
 

3. A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 8 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 6 full tank in 8 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 6 litres a minute. When the tank is full, the inlet is opened and due to the
leak, the tank is empty in 12 hours. How many litres does the cistern hold?
 
 
 
 

4. A cistern can be filled by a tap in 4 hours while it can be emptied by another tap in 9 hours. If both the taps are opened simultaneously, then after how much time will the cistern
get filled?
 
 
 
 

5. Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively. Pipe C can empty it in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then the tank will be filled in:
 
 
 
 

6. Pipe A can fill a tank in 5 hours, pipe B in 10 hours and pipe C in 30 hours. If all the pipes are open, in how many hours will the tank be filled?
 
 
 
 

7. 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 pipe B is turned off after
 
 
 
 

8. A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took 2 2/3 hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water of the tank in
 
 
 
 

9. A tank is filled by three pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone.
The second pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than the first pipe and 4 hours slower than the third pipe. Time required by the first pipe to fill the tank is
 
 
 
 

10. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes, and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B
and C discharge chemical solutions P,Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of the solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?
 
 
 
 

11. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 15 minutes and 20 minutes respectively. Both the pipes are opened together but after 4 minutes, pipe A is turned off. What is the total time
required to fill the tank?
 
 
 
 

12. A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water of the tank in:
 
 
 
 

13. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill the remaining part in 7 hours. The number of hours
taken by C alone to fill the tank is:
 
 
 
 

14. A booster pump can be used for filling as well as for emptying a tank. The capacity of the tank is 2400 . The emptying capacity of the tank is 10 per minute heigher than its filling . The emptying capacity of the tank is 10 per minute heigher than its filling
capacity and the pump needs 8 minutes lesser to empty the tank than it needs to fill it. What is the filling capacity of the pump?
 
 
 
 

15. A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled, three more similar taps are opened. What is the total time taken to fill the tank completely?
 
 
 
 

16. Two pipes A and B can separately fill a tank in 2 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. Both the pipes are opened together but 4 minutes after the start the pipe A is turned off.
How much time will it take to fill the tank?
 
 
 
 

17. Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 20 and 30 minutes respectively, and a third pipe C can empty it in 40 minutes. How long will it take to fill the cistern if all the three are
opened at the same time?
 
 
 
 

18. Two pipes P and Q can fill a cistern in 12 and 15 minutes respectively. Both are opened together, but at the end of 3 minutes the first is turned off. How much longer will the
cistern take to fill?
 
 
 
 

19. A cistern has a leak which would empty the cistern in 20 minutes. A tap is turned on which admits 4 liters a minute into the cistern, and it is emptied in 24 minutes. How many liters on which admits 4 liters a minute into the cistern, and it is emptied in 24 minutes. How many liters
does the cistern hold?
 
 
 
 

20. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes, and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B and
C discharge chemical solutions P,Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of the solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?
 
 
 
 

21. Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively. Pipe C can empty it in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then the tank will be filled in:
 
 
 
 

22. Two taps can separately fill a cistern 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?
 
 
 
 

23. A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took 2 hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water of the tank in:
 
 
 
 

24. Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 37 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:
 
 
 
 

25. Two pipes can fill a tank in 20 and 24 minutes respectively and a waste pipe can empty 3 gallons per minute. All the three pipes working together can fill the tank in 15 minutes.
The capacity of the tank is:
 
 
 
 


 

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