Previous Year Time and Work Questions for SSC CGL/MTS Exams

 
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Dear maths lovers, Let your practice begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.It is impossible to study maths properly by just reading and listening. So, practise, practise & more practise. For that, we are providing here Quant Quiz of 15 questions on Time and Work, in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL.We have also provided Study Notes on all the topics.
Q1. A and B can do a piece of work in 10 days, B and C in 15 days and C and A in 20 days. C alone can do the work in:  
(a) 60 days
(b) 120 days
(c) 80 days
(d) 30 days

 

Q2. Ram and Shyam are working on an Assignment. Ram takes 6 hours to type 32 pages on a computer, while Shyam takes 5 hours to type 40 pages. How much time will they take working together on two different computers to type an assignment of 110 pages?
(a) 7 hrs. 30 min
(b) 8 hrs.
(c) 8 hrs. 15 min.
(d) 8 hrs. 25 min
 
Q3. A takes three times as long as B and C together to do a job. B takes four times as long as A and C together to do the work. If all the three, working together can complete the job in 24 days, then the number of days, A alone will take to finish the job is:
(a) 100
(b) 96
(c) 95
(d) 90
 
Q4. A, B and C can do a work separately in 16, 32 and 48 days respectively. They started the work together but B left off 8 days and C six days before the completion of the work. In what time is the work finished?
(a) 10 days
(b) 9 days
(c) 12 days
(d) 14 days
 
Q5. A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days which B and C together can do in 16 days. After A has been working at it for 5 days and B for 7 days, C finishes it in 13 days. In how many days B could finish the work?
(a) 48 days
(b) 24 days
(c) 16 days
(d) 12 days
 
Q6. A and B can do a piece of work in 45 and 40 days respectively. They began the work together but A left after some days and B finished the remaining work in 23 days. A left after
(a) 6 days
(b) 9 days
(c) 12 days
(d) 5 days
 
Q7. If 6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days and 26 men and 48 boys can do the same in 2 days, then the time taken by 15 men and 20 boys to do the same type of work will be:
(a) 5 days
(b) 4 days
(c) 6 days
(d) 7 days
Q11. B takes 10 days less than the time taken by A to finish a piece of work. If both A and B can do it in 12 days, then the time taken by A alone to finish the work is
(a) 30 days
(b) 27 days
(c) 20 days
(d) 25 days
 
 
Q13. Pragya is thrice as efficient as Somya and is, therefore, able to finish a piece of work in 60 days less than Somya. Pragya and Somya can individually complete the work respectively in
(a) 30 days, 60 days
(b) 60 days, 90 days
(c) 30 days, 90 days
(d) 40 days, 120 days
Q14. x’ number of men can finish a piece of work in 30 days. If there were 6 men more, the work could be finished in 10 days less. The original number of men is
(a) 6
(b) 10
(c) 12
(d) 15
Q15. Some carpenters promised to do a job in 9 days but 5 of them were absent and remaining men did the job in 12 days. The original number of carpenters was
(a) 24
(b) 20
(c) 16
(d) 18
Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. A + B → 10 days
B + C → 15 days
C + A → 20 days
Let work = L.C.M (10, 15, 20)
= 60
One day work of
A + B → 6
B + C → 4
C + A → 3
2 (A + B + C) → 13
(A + B) + C → 6.5
6 + C → 6.5
C → 0.5
C alone can do the work  
= 120 days

 

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