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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 tank can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 minutes and 40 minutes respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tank from empty state if B is used for the first half time and then A and B fill it together for the other half.

  • 15 mins
  • 20 mins
  • 25 mins
  • 30 mins

2. 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

3. An electric pump can fill a tank in 3 hours. Because of a leak in the tank, it took 3 hours 30 min to fill the tank. In what time the leak can drain out all the water of the tank and will make tank empty ?

  • 10 hours
  • 13 hours
  • 17 hours
  • 21 hours

4. Pipe A can fill a tank in 5 hours, pipe B in 10 hours and pipe C in 30 hours. If all the pipes are open, in how many hours will the tank be filled ?

  • 2.5 hours
  • 2 hours
  • 3.5 hours
  • 3 hours

5. A tank is filled by three pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The second pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than the first pipe and 4 hours slower than the third pipe. Find the time required by the first pipe to fill the tank ?

  • 10 hours
  • 15 hours
  • 17 hours
  • 18 hours
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