Pipe and Cistern Quiz for RRB PO & RRB Clerk: Quiz – 5

Pipe and Cistern Quiz for IBPS, SBI, RBI: Quiz – 5

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 have come up with the Pipes and Cistern Quiz to enhance your preparation. This Pipes and Cistern Quiz is available to you at no cost. This Pipes and Cistern Quiz includes a detailed solution for each question. This Pipes and Cistern Quiz should be solved by candidates in order to improve their understanding of this topic as well as learn tricks to solve more questions.

1. A tank has two inlets: P and Q. P alone takes 6 hours and Q alone takes 8 hours to fill the empty tank completely when there is no leakage. A leakage was caused which would empty the full tank completely in ‘X’ hours when no inlet is opened. Now, when only inlet P was opened, it took 15 hours to fill the empty tank completely. How much time will Q alone take to fill the empty tank completely? (in hours)
(a) 40 hours
(b) 36 hours
(c) 30 hours
(d) 42 hours
(e) 38 hours

Answer & Explanation

2. Two pipes can fill a tank in 10 hours and 16 hours respectively. A third pipe can empty the tank in 32 hours. If all the three pipes are opened simultaneously then in how much time the tank will be full? (in hours)

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3. Pipe A and pipe B together can fill the tank in 12 minutes while pipe A, pipe B and pipe C together can fill the tank in 15 minutes and Pipe B and Pipe C together can fill the tank in 30 minutes. In how many times pipe A alone can fill the tank completely. (in minutes)
(a) 20
(b) 60
(c) 40
(d) 30
(e) 50

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4. A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 20 hrs. If both inlet pipe and leak is opened then the tank filled in 60 hrs. Find the capacity of tank if inlet pipe can fill at the rate of 4 ℓ per minute.
(a) 1800 ℓ
(b) 2400 ℓ
(c) 2700 ℓ
(d) 3600 ℓ
(e) 4500 ℓ

Answer & Explanation

5. A tank can be filled with water by two pipes A and B together in 36 minutes. If the pipe B was stopped after 30 minutes, rest of the tank filled in 10 minutes. The pipe B can alone fill the tank in
(a) 45 minutes
(b) 60 minutes
(c) 75 minutes
(d) 90 minutes
(e) None of these

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6. A filling tap can fill a tank in 10 hour. Two equivalent filling tap and one outlet tap are open simultaneously then tank is filled in 15/2 hour. In how much time outlet tap can empty the tank.
(a) 10
(b) 15
(c) 20
(d) 12
(e) 16

Answer & Explanation

7. 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 cistern will get filled?
(a) 7hrs
(b) 7.1 hrs
(c) 7.4 hrs
(d) 7.5 hrs
(e) 7.2 hrs

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8. Pipe A and Pipe B can fill a cistern together in 18 minutes. Pipe B is 50% more efficient than pipe A. Find the capacity of cistern, if it is given that pipe ‘A’ fills the cistern at speed of 6 litre/minute.
(a) 150 l
(b) 225 l
(c) 240 l
(d) 180 l
(e) 270 l

Answer & Explanation

9. A pipe can fill a tank in 5 hours. Due to a leak in the tank, it took 13/2 hours for the pipe to fill the tank. Find the time in which the full tank can be drain out by the leak?
(a) 65/3 hr
(b) 20 hr
(c) 21 hr
(d) 44/3 hr
(e) 61/3 hr

Answer & Explanation

10. Two pipes can fill a tank in 15 hours and 20 hours respectively, while the third pipes can empty it in 30 hours. If all the pipes are opened simultaneously, the empty tank will be filled in
(a) 10 hours
(b) 12hours
(c) 15 hours
(d) 15.2 hours
(e) 14 hours

Answer & Explanation

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