# Quantitative Aptitude Question and Answer [Set-8]

**1**. In what ratio should two qualities of turmeric powder having the rates of Rs. 47 per kg and Rs. 32 per kg be mixed in order to get a mixture that would have a rate of Rs. 37 per kg?

**Answer** – **1:2**

**Two qualities of turmeric powder having the rates of Rs. 47 per kg and Rs. 32 per kg be mixed in order to get a mixture that would have a rate of Rs. 37 per kg with a ratio of 1:2.**

**1**. In what ratio should two qualities of turmeric powder having the rates of Rs. 47 per kg and Rs. 32 per kg be mixed in order to get a mixture that would have a rate of Rs. 37 per kg?

**Answer** – **1:2**

**Two qualities of turmeric powder having the rates of Rs. 47 per kg and Rs. 32 per kg be mixed in order to get a mixture that would have a rate of Rs. 37 per kg with a ratio of 1:2.**

**2**. Coffee powder worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg is mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1:1:2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, then the price of the third variety per kg will be?

**Answer** – **Rs. 175.50**

**Coffee powder worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg is mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1:1:2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, then the price of the third variety per kg will be Rs. 175.50.**

**2**. Coffee powder worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg is mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1:1:2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, then the price of the third variety per kg will be?

**Answer** – **Rs. 175.50**

**Coffee powder worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg is mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1:1:2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, then the price of the third variety per kg will be Rs. 175.50.**

**3**. A merchant has 50 kg, of sugar, part of which he sells at 8 profit and the rest at 18 profit. He gains 14 on the whole. The quantity sold at 18 profit is

**Answer** – **30 kg**

**A merchant has 50 kg, of sugar, part of which he sells at 8 profit and the rest at 18 profit. He gains 14 on the whole. The quantity sold at 18 profit is 30 kg.**

**3**. A merchant has 50 kg, of sugar, part of which he sells at 8 profit and the rest at 18 profit. He gains 14 on the whole. The quantity sold at 18 profit is

**Answer** – **30 kg**

**A merchant has 50 kg, of sugar, part of which he sells at 8 profit and the rest at 18 profit. He gains 14 on the whole. The quantity sold at 18 profit is 30 kg.**

**4**. How much water must be added to 60 L of milk at 1.5 L for Rs. 20 so as to have a mixture worth Rs.10 2/3 per L.

**Answer** – **15 L**

**15 L of water must be added to 60 L of milk at 1.5 L for Rs. 20 so as to have a mixture worth Rs.10 2/3 per L.**

**4**. How much water must be added to 60 L of milk at 1.5 L for Rs. 20 so as to have a mixture worth Rs.10 2/3 per L.

**Answer** – **15 L**

**15 L of water must be added to 60 L of milk at 1.5 L for Rs. 20 so as to have a mixture worth Rs.10 2/3 per L.**

**5**. In what ratio should water be mixed with milk to gain 16 2/3% on selling the mixture at cost price?

**Answer** – **1:6**

**In 1:6 ratio, water should be mixed with milk to gain 16 2/3% on selling the mixture at cost price.**

**5**. In what ratio should water be mixed with milk to gain 16 2/3% on selling the mixture at cost price?

**Answer** – **1:6**

**In 1:6 ratio, water should be mixed with milk to gain 16 2/3% on selling the mixture at cost price.**

**6**. How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs.9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs.9.24 per kg?

**Answer** – **63 kg**

**63 kg of sugar costing Rs.9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs.9.24 per kg.**

**6**. How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs.9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs.9.24 per kg?

**Answer** – **63 kg**

**63 kg of sugar costing Rs.9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs.9.24 per kg.**

**7**. A merchant mixes three varieties of wheat coating Rs.20/kg, Rs.24/kg and Rs.30/kg and sells the mixture at a profit of 20% at Rs.30/kg. How many kgs of the second variety will be in the mixture if 2 kgs of the third variety is there in the mixture?

**Answer** – **5 kgs**

**A merchant mixes three varieties of wheat coating Rs.20/kg, Rs.24/kg and Rs.30/kg and sells the mixture at a profit of 20% at Rs.30/kg. If so then 5 kgs of the second variety will be in the mixture if 2 kgs of the third variety is there in the mixture.**

**7**. A merchant mixes three varieties of wheat coating Rs.20/kg, Rs.24/kg and Rs.30/kg and sells the mixture at a profit of 20% at Rs.30/kg. How many kgs of the second variety will be in the mixture if 2 kgs of the third variety is there in the mixture?

**Answer** – **5 kgs**

**A merchant mixes three varieties of wheat coating Rs.20/kg, Rs.24/kg and Rs.30/kg and sells the mixture at a profit of 20% at Rs.30/kg. If so then 5 kgs of the second variety will be in the mixture if 2 kgs of the third variety is there in the mixture.**

**8**. An alloy of gold and silver weighs 50g. It contains 80% gold. How much gold should be added to the alloy, so that percentage of gold is increased to 90?

**Answer** – **50 g**

**An alloy of gold and silver weighs 50g. It contains 80% gold. 50 g of gold should be added to the alloy, so that percentage of gold is increased to 90.**

**8**. An alloy of gold and silver weighs 50g. It contains 80% gold. How much gold should be added to the alloy, so that percentage of gold is increased to 90?

**Answer** – **50 g**

**An alloy of gold and silver weighs 50g. It contains 80% gold. 50 g of gold should be added to the alloy, so that percentage of gold is increased to 90.**

**9**. A petrol pump owner mixed leaded and unleaded petrol in such a way such that the mixture contains 10% unleaded petrol. What quantity of leaded petrol should be added to 1 litre mixture, so that the percentage of unleaded petrol becomes 5%?

**Answer** – **1000 ml**

**A petrol pump owner mixed leaded and unleaded petrol in such a way such that the mixture contains 10% unleaded petrol. The quantity of leaded petrol that should be added to 1 litre mixture, so that the percentage of unleaded petrol becomes 5% is 1000ml.**

**9**. A petrol pump owner mixed leaded and unleaded petrol in such a way such that the mixture contains 10% unleaded petrol. What quantity of leaded petrol should be added to 1 litre mixture, so that the percentage of unleaded petrol becomes 5%?

**Answer** – **1000 ml**

**A petrol pump owner mixed leaded and unleaded petrol in such a way such that the mixture contains 10% unleaded petrol. The quantity of leaded petrol that should be added to 1 litre mixture, so that the percentage of unleaded petrol becomes 5% is 1000ml.**

**10**. In a mixture of milk and water, there is only 26% water. After replacing the mixture with 7 L of pure milk, the percentage of milk in the mixture becomes 76%. The quantity of mixture is

**Answer** – **91 L**

**In a mixture of milk and water, there is only 26% water. After replacing the mixture with 7 L of pure milk, the percentage of milk in the mixture becomes 76%. The quantity of mixture is 91 L.**

**10**. In a mixture of milk and water, there is only 26% water. After replacing the mixture with 7 L of pure milk, the percentage of milk in the mixture becomes 76%. The quantity of mixture is

**Answer** – **91 L**

**In a mixture of milk and water, there is only 26% water. After replacing the mixture with 7 L of pure milk, the percentage of milk in the mixture becomes 76%. The quantity of mixture is 91 L.**

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