Pipe and Cistern Quiz for RRB PO & RRB Clerk: Quiz – 4

Pipe and Cistern Quiz for IBPS, SBI, RBI: Quiz – 4

Pipes and Cistern Questions are a common topic in the quantitative aptitude section of numerous competitive exams such as banking, SSC, Railway, Insurance, and others. The questions on Pipes and Cisterns are very similar to those in the Time and Work section. In this article, we bring to you the Pipes and Cistern Quiz. The questions in this Pipes and Cistern Quiz are based on the most recent or current exam format. In this Pipes and Cistern Quiz, candidates will get a detailed explanation for each question. This Pipes and Cistern Quiz is completely free. This Pipes and Cistern Quiz can assist candidates in their exam preparation.

1. Two pipes A and B are fitted with a tank. Pipe A can fill 3/5th of the tank in 27 hours while pipe B can fill the empty tank completely in 30 hours. In what time will the both pipes together fill the empty tank completely?
(a) 16 hours
(b) 18 hours
(c) 27 hours
(d) 20 hours
(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation

2. Tap A can fill a tank in 20 hours, B in 25 hours but tap C can empty a full tank in 30 hours. Starting with A, followed by B and C each tap opens alternatively for one hour period till the tank gets filled up completely. In how many hours the tank will be filled up completely?

Answer & Explanation

3. A tank can be filled by a tap in 20 minute and by another tap in 60 minutes. Both the taps are kept open for 10 minutes and then the first tap is shut off. After this, the tank will be completely filled in
(a) 10 minutes
(b) 12 minutes
(c) 15 minutes
(d) 20 minutes
(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation

4. Two pipes can fill a cistern in 6 minutes and 7 minutes respectively. Both the pipes are opened alternatively for 1 minute each. In what time will they fill the cistern.

Answer & Explanation

5. Two pipes A and B together can fill a tank in 20 hours. Ratio of efficiency A and B is 5 : 4. They together filled the tank for the first 4 hours. Then B is closed and another pipe C is opened. Now if tank is filled in another 9 hours the C alone can fill the tank in how many hours.

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6. A water reservoir has two inlets and one outlet. Through the inlet it can be filled in 3 hours and 3 hours 45 minutes respectively. It can be emptied completely in 1 hour by the outlet. If the two inlets are opened at 01:00 pm and 02:00 pm respectively and the outlet at 03:00 pm then it will be emptied at.
(a) 05 : 55 pm
(b) 05 : 00 pm
(c) 05 : 20 pm
(d) 05 : 30 pm
(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation

7. A tank has a leak which would empty the completely filled tank in 10 hours. If the tank is full of water and a tap is opened which admits 4 litres of water per minute in the tank, the leak takes 15 hours to empty the tank. How many litres of water does the tank hold?
(a) 2400 l
(b) 4500 l
(c) 1200 l
(d) 7200 l
(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation

8. A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak in the tank it was taking 7/3 hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water off the tank in:
(a) 8 hours
(b) 7 hours
(c) 13/3 hours
(d) 14 hours
(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation

9. A tank having capacity 1800 liter are filled by two pipes A & B having filling capacity 10 L/Minute and 15 L/Minute respectively. Third outlet pipe C is opened for 25 minute due to which tank is filled in 4 more minutes. Find the time taken to fill the tank if only A and C are opened together.
(a) 400 min
(b) 300 min
(c) 250 min
(d) 350 min
(e) 270 min

Answer & Explanation

10. A tank can be filled by two pipes A and B alone in 60 min and 20 min respectively. If both pipes are opened due to a leakage C tank become full in 100/3% more time than actual time of A and B together to fill the tank. Then find in how much time the full tank will become empty if only leakage pipe is opened.
(a) 40 min
(b) 64 min
(c) 60 min
(d) 58 min
(e) 55 min

Answer & Explanation

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