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A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled then 3 more similar taps are opened. What will be total time taken to fill the tank completely.

  • 2 hours 30 mins
  • 2 hours 45 mins
  • 3 hours 30 mins
  • 3 hours 45 mins
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1. A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 6 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 4 litres a minute. When the tank is full, the inlet is opened and due to the leak the tank is empty in 8 hours. The capacity of the tank (in litres) is

  • 5780 litres
  • 5770 litres
  • 5760 litres
  • 5750 litres

2. Taps A and B can fill a bucket in 12 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. If both are opened and A is closed after 3 minutes, how much further time would it take for B to fill the bucket?

  • 8 min 15 sec
  • 7 min 15 sec
  • 6 min 15 sec
  • 5 min 15 sec

3. A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled then 3 more similar taps are opened. What will be total time taken to fill the tank completely.

  • 2 hours 30 mins
  • 2 hours 45 mins
  • 3 hours 30 mins
  • 3 hours 45 mins

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 cistern will get filled ?

  • 7 hours
  • 7.1 hours
  • 7.2 hours
  • 7.3 hours

5. A water tank is two-fifth full. Pipe A can fill a tank in 10 minutes and pipe B can empty in 6 minutes. If both the pipes are open, how long will it take to empty or fill the tank completely ?

  • 6 min to empty
  • 7 min to full
  • 6 min to full
  • 7 min to empty
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