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- How much water must be added to a cask which contains 40 litres of milk at cost price ₹ 3.5/litres so that the cost of milk reduces to ₹ 2/litre?
(a) 20
(b) 35
(c) 45
(d) 50
(e) None of these
- A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at cost price but he mixes it with water and thereby gains 25%. The percentage of water in the mixture is ___________.
(a) 10%
(b) 15%
(c) 20%
(d) 25%
(e) None of these
- A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in proportion 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and the can is filled with B, the proportion of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A was contained by the can initially?
(a) 20 l
(b) 21 l
(c) 30 l
(d) 36 l
(e) None of these
- In a mixture of 60 litres, the ratio of milk to water is 2 : 1. If the ratio of milk to water is to be 1 : 2, then amount of water to be further added is ___________.
(a) 20
(b) 40
(c) 60
(d) 80
(e) None of these
- In what ratio must a person mix three kinds of wheat costing him ₹ 1.20, ₹ 1.44 and ₹ 1.74 per kg, so that the mixture may be worth ₹ 1.41 per kg?
(a) 1 : 2 : 3
(b) 4 : 5 : 7
(c) 12 : 7 : 7
(d) 13 : 7 : 9
(e) None of these
- In three vessels each of 10 litres capacity, mixture of milk and water is filled. The ratios of milk and water are 2 : 1, 3 : 1 and 3 : 2 in the three respective vessels. If all the three vessels are emptied into a single large vessel, find the proportion of milk and water in the mixture.
(a) 181 : 49
(b) 101 : 49
(c) 121 : 59
(d) 131 : 69
(e) None of these
- Milk and water are mixed in a vessel A in the proportion 5 : 2, and in vessel B in the proportion 8 : 5. In what proportion should quantities be taken from the two vessels so as to form a mixture in which milk and water will be in the proportion of 9 : 4?
(a) 4 : 5
(b) 5 : 7
(c) 7 : 2
(d) 7 : 9
(e) None of these
- A butler stores wine from a butt of sherry which contained30% of spirit and he replaced what he had stolen by wine containing only 12% of spirit. The butt was then 18% strong only. How much of the butt did he steal?
(a) 1/3
(b) 2/5
(c) 2/3
(d) 4/7
(e) None of these
- Jayashree purchased 150 kg of wheat of the rate of ₹ 7 per kg. She sold 50 kg at a profit of 10%. At what rate per kg should she sell the remaining to get a profit of 20% on the total deal?
(a) 6.50
(b) 8.75
(c) 7.50
(d) 9.75
(e) None of these
- A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4 : 1. When 10 litres of the mixture is taken out and 10 litres of liquid B is poured into the jar, the ratio becomes 2 : 3. How many litres of liquid A was contained in the jar?
(a) 12 l
(b) 14 l
(c) 16 l
(d) 20 l
(e) None of these
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