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Question number: 1
» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Problems on Mixtures
Question
A mixture of 40 litres of spirit and water, contains 70 % spirit. How much water must be added to decrease the spirit personage from 70 to 40?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  5 litres 

b.  20 litres 

c.  30 litres 

d.  40 litres 

Question number: 2
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Appeared in Year: 2015
Question
In a vessel there is 40 litres mixture of milk and water. There is 15 % water in the mixture. The milkman sells 10 litres of mixture to a customer and thereafter adds 12.5 litres of water to remaining mixture. What is the respective ratio of milk and water in new mixture? (SBI PO)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3: 2 

b.  3: 4 

c.  4: 3 

d.  2: 3 

Question number: 3
» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Problems on Mixtures
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A bus that seats 150 passengers allows every passenger to each have luggage of up to 15 kg. If 120 people, with average weight of 70 kg per person, and one piece of luggage each that weighs an average of 12.5 kg, what would be the total load being carried by the bus in tons?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Cannot be determined 

b.  990 tons 

c.  9.9 tons 

d.  99 tons 

Question number: 4
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Appeared in Year: 2009
Question
In a mixture of milk and water the proportion of water by weight was 75%. If in the 60 gms mixture 15 gm water was added, what would be the percentage of water?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  75% 

b.  90% 

c.  None of the above 

d.  100% 

Question number: 5
» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Problems on Mixtures
Question
A shopkeeper takes 10 liters of milk from a can containing 40 liters of pure milk and gives it to the 1^{st} customer. He then adds 10 liters of water to the milk can. Again he sells 10 liters of mixture to the 3^{rd} customer and then adds 10 liters of water to the can and so on. What amount of pure milk will the 5^{th} customer receive?
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Choice (4)  Response  

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d. 

