Mixture and Allegation

26. A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 3:2. If 10 liters of water is added, the new ratio becomes 1:1. What is the initial quantity of the mixture?

  1. 20 liters
  2. 30 liters
  3. 40 liters
  4. 50 liters

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

  1. 1:6
  2. 1:5
  3. 1:4
  4. 1:3

28. How much water must be added to 60 liters of milk at 3:5 ratio to make the ratio 1:2?

  1. 15 liters
  2. 20 liters
  3. 25 liters
  4. 30 liters

29. A container has 40 liters of milk. From this, 4 liters of milk is taken out and replaced by water. If this process is repeated 3 times, what will be the quantity of milk remaining in the container?

  1. 25.6 liters
  2. 28.8 liters
  3. 30 liters
  4. 32.4 liters

30. A milk vendor has two cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should be mixed from each of the containers so as to get 12 liters of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3:5?

  1. 4 liters, 8 liters
  2. 6 liters, 6 liters
  3. 8 liters, 4 liters
  4. 10 liters, 2 liters

Mixture and Allegation

31. A container contains a mixture of milk and water in the ratio 7:5. How much water should be added to 24 liters of this mixture so that the ratio of milk to water becomes 3:2?

  1. 4 liters
  2. 6 liters
  3. 8 liters
  4. 10 liters

32. In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of pulses costing Rs. 15 per kg and Rs. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a mixture worth Rs. 16.50 per kg?

  1. 3:7
  2. 7:3
  3. 5:7
  4. 7:5

33. A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4:1. When 10 liters of the mixture is taken out and replaced by 10 liters of liquid B, the ratio of A to B becomes 2:3. What is the total quantity of the mixture in the jar?

  1. 20 liters
  2. 30 liters
  3. 40 liters
  4. 50 liters

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34. A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to make water 20% in the new mixture?

  1. 5 liters
  2. 6 liters
  3. 7 liters
  4. 8 liters

35. A milkman adds water to milk in the ratio 4:1. He sells the mixture at the cost price of milk, making a profit of 20%. If the cost price of milk is Rs. 10 per liter, what is the selling price of the mixture per liter?

  1. Rs. 10
  2. Rs. 12
  3. Rs. 14
  4. Rs. 16

36. Two vessels A and B contain milk and water in the ratio 5:3 and 2:1 respectively. In what ratio should the contents of both vessels be mixed to get a new mixture containing milk and water in the ratio 7:4?

  1. 3:4
  2. 4:3
  3. 5:6
  4. 6:5

37. A shopkeeper mixes two varieties of tea, one costing Rs. 60 per kg and another costing Rs. 80 per kg. He sells the mixture at Rs. 75 per kg, making a profit of 25%. What is the ratio of the two varieties in the mixture?

  1. 2:1
  2. 1:2
  3. 3:4
  4. 4:3

38. A mixture of 150 liters of milk and water contains 20% water. How much water must be added to make the water 25% in the new mixture?

  1. 10 liters
  2. 15 liters
  3. 20 liters
  4. 25 liters

39. A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to make water 20% in the new mixture?

  1. 4 liters
  2. 5 liters
  3. 6 liters
  4. 8 liters

40. A container has 40 liters of milk. From this, 4 liters of milk is taken out and replaced by water. If this process is repeated 3 times, what will be the quantity of milk remaining in the container?

  1. 25.6 liters
  2. 28.8 liters
  3. 30 liters
  4. 32.4 liters

41. In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of pulses costing Rs. 15 per kg and Rs. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a mixture worth Rs. 16.50 per kg?

  1. 3:7
  2. 7:3
  3. 5:7
  4. 7:5

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42. A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4:1. When 10 liters of the mixture is taken out and replaced by 10 liters of liquid B, the ratio of A to B becomes 2:3. What is the total quantity of the mixture in the jar?

  1. 20 liters
  2. 30 liters
  3. 40 liters
  4. 50 liters

43. A milk vendor has two cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should be mixed from each of the containers so as to get 12 liters of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3:5?

  1. 4 liters, 8 liters
  2. 6 liters, 6 liters
  3. 8 liters, 4 liters
  4. 10 liters, 2 liters

44. A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to make water 20% in the new mixture?

  1. 4 liters
  2. 5 liters
  3. 6 liters
  4. 8 liters

45. A container has 40 liters of milk. From this, 4 liters of milk is taken out and replaced by water. If this process is repeated 3 times, what will be the quantity of milk remaining in the container?

  1. 25.6 liters
  2. 28.8 liters
  3. 30 liters
  4. 32.4 liters

             Mixture and Allegation

46. In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of pulses costing Rs. 15 per kg and Rs. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a mixture worth Rs. 16.50 per kg?

  1. 3:7
  2. 7:3
  3. 5:7
  4. 7:5

47. A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4:1. When 10 liters of the mixture is taken out and replaced by 10 liters of liquid B, the ratio of A to B becomes 2:3. What is the total quantity of the mixture in the jar?

  1. 20 liters
  2. 30 liters
  3. 40 liters
  4. 50 liters

48. A milk vendor has two cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should be mixed from each of the containers so as to get 12 liters of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3:5?

  1. 4 liters, 8 liters
  2. 6 liters, 6 liters
  3. 8 liters, 4 liters
  4. 10 liters, 2 liters

49. A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to make water 20% in the new mixture?

  1. 4 liters
  2. 5 liters
  3. 6 liters
  4. 8 liters

50. A container has 40 liters of milk. From this, 4 liters of milk is taken out and replaced by water. If this process is repeated 3 times, what will be the quantity of milk remaining in the container?

  1. 25.6 liters
  2. 28.8 liters
  3. 30 liters
  4. 32.4 liters


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