__Practice Quantitative Aptitude Questions For IBPS 2017 Exams (Time&Work)____:__

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**1.A can do a piece of work in 60 days while B can do it in 75 days. They begin together but 20 days before the completion of the work, A leaves off. How many days B finishes the remaining work?**

B’s one day work = 1/75

(A+B)’s one day work = (1/60+1/75) = 3/100

Both A and B complete the work in 20 days = 20 × (3/100) = 3/5

∴ remaining (1-3/5 = 2/5) 2/5th work is done by B = 2/5 × 75 = 30 days.

Answer: D

**2.A and B can do a job in 15 days, B and C can do a job in 20 days and C and A can do it in 12 days. How long would C take to do that job?**

(B+C)’s one day work = 1/20

(C+A)’s one day work = 1/12

The work done by (A+B+C) is= 2(A+B+C) = 1/15+1/20+1/12 = 1/5

∴ (A+B+C)’s one day work = ½ × 1/5 = 1/10

Hence, C can do a job in one day = 1/10 – 1/15 = 5/150 = 1/30

∴ C can finish the job in 30 days.

Answer: B

**3.A contractor undertook to finish a certain work in 144 days and employed 120 men. After 64 days, he found that he had already done 2/3 of the work. How many men can be discharged now, so that the work may finish in time?**

W1/W2 = (M1 × D1) / (M2 × D2)

[(2/3) W] / [(1/3) W] = (120×64) / (M2 × 80)

2×M2 × 80 = 120× 64

M2 = 48

Hence, 120 – 48 = 72 men can be discharged.

Answer: C

**4.A, B and C can do a piece of work in 36, 48 and 72 days respectively. They started the work but A left 9 day before the completion of the work while B left 12 days before the completion of the work. How many days C worked?**

(X-9)/36 + (X-12)/48 + (X/72) = 1 work

(12(X-9) + 9(X-12) + 6X)/432 = 1

12X -108 +9X -108 +6X = 432

∴ X= 648/27 = 24

Hence, C worked for 24 days.

Answer: B

**5.A ,B and C can do a piece of work in 40 days, 30 days and 60 days respectively. A works continuously, on every third day A is assisted by B and C. In how many days work is completed?**

The work done by A, B and C in one day is 1/30, 1/40 and 1/60

Hence, 3 (3A+B+C) = 3 [1/40] + [1/30] + [1/60] = 3(3) +4 +2 /120 = 15/120 = 1/8

∴ (3A+B+C) = 1/8×3 = 1/24

Hence, the work can be completed in 24 days.

Answer: D

**6.A work is started by 15 men. After 4 days, 3 more men accompanied them to finish the work in next 10 days. How many men should have started the work to finish it in 8 days?**

(15×4) + (15+3) ×10 = M × 8

60 + 180 = M × 8

∴ M = 240/8 = 30

Hence, 30 men are required to finish the work in 8 days.

Answer: C

**7.A can finish a work in 8 days. After working for 3 days, B is joined and the remaining work got finished in next one day. If B works alone, how many days will be required to finish the work?**

8A = 3A + A + B

∴ B = 4A

Number of days to finish the work by B = ¼ (No. of days of A)

= ¼ × 8 = 2 days.

Answer: A

**8.Two taps A and B fill an overhead tank in 10 hrs and 15 hrs respectively. Both the taps are opened for 4 hrs and then B is turned off. How much time will A take to fill the remaining tank?**

Tank filled in 1 hr by tap B = 1/15

Both taps filled in 4 hrs = 4(1/10 + 1/15)

= 4 (1/6) = 2/3

∴ remaining 1-2/3 = 1/3 of the tank is filled by tap A = 1/3 ×10

= 3/10 = 3 1/3 hrs.

Answer: B

**9.A boiler can be filled by two taps in 20 min and 30 min respectively and can be emptied by a third tap in 48 min. If they are all turned on at once, when will the boiler be half full?**

∴ half full the boiler = ½ B = 1/12 – 1/48

= 3/ 48 = 1/16

B = 2/16 =1/8

Hence, 8 mins required to half fill the boiler.

Answer: D

**10.If 8 women or 12 children can do a piece of work in 16 days, what is the number of days required to complete the work by 20 women and 6 children?**

1 W = 12/8 C = 3/2 C

∴ 20 W = 20 × 3/2 C = 30 C

(12 C) ×16 = (20 W + 6 C) × D

(12 C) ×16 = (30 C + 6 C) × D

D = 12 C × 16 / 36 C

= 16 /3 = 5 1/3 days.

Answer: C

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