Mixture & Alligation - Aptitude Questions and Answers | Online Mixture & Alligation MCQ Aptitude Test

Mixture and Alligation - Aptitude Questions and Answers | Online Mixture and Alligation MCQ Aptitude Test

Quiz NameMixture and Alligation
Number of Questions15
Time30 Minutes
Exam TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

1. Fill a jar halfway with liquid, 3 parts water and 5 parts syrup. How much of the combination should be drained and replaced with water such that the mixture is half syrup and half water?
a. 1/3
b. 1/4
c. 1/5
d. 1/7

2. Tea worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg are blended in a 1:1:2 ratio with a third type. If the combination costs Rs. 153 per kg, the third variety's price per kilogramme will be:
a. Rs. 169.50
b. Rs. 170
c. Rs. 175.50
d. Rs. 180

3. A container holds a combination of two liquids A and B in a 7:5 ratio. The ratio of A and B becomes 7:9 when 9 litres of mixture are taken out and the can is filled with B. How many litres of liquid A did the can originally hold?
a. 10
b. 20
c. 21
d. 25

4. A milk dealer has two milk cans. The first is made up of 25% water and 75% milk. The second is made up of 50% water. How much milk should he combine from each of the containers to make 12 litres of milk with a 3:5 water-to-milk ratio?
a. 4 litres, 8 litres
b. 6 litres, 6 litres
c. 5 litres, 7 litres
d. 7 litres, 5 litres

5. How could a grocer combine two types of pulses that cost Rs. 15 and Rs. 20 per kg to get a combination worth Rs. 16.50 kg?
a. 3 : 7
b. 5 : 7
c. 7 : 3
d. 7 : 5

6. A dishonest milkman claims to sell his milk at cost, but he inflates the price by 25% by mixing it with water. The water content of the combination is:
a. 4%
b. 6%
c. 20%
d. 25%

7. How many kilogrammes of Rs. 9 per kg sugar must be combined with 27 kilogrammes of Rs. 7 per kg sugar in order to make a 10% profit by selling the combination at Rs. 9.24 per kg?
a. 36 kg
b. 42 kg
c. 54 kg
d. 63 kg

8. There are 40 litres of milk in a container. 4 litres of milk were removed from this container and replaced with water. This procedure was done two more times. How much milk does the container currently hold?
a. 26.34 litres
b. 27.36 litres
c. 28 litres
d. 29.16 litres

9. The alcohol content of a jar of whiskey is 40%. A portion of this whiskey was substituted with another that had 19 percent alcohol, resulting in a proportion of alcohol of 26 percent. The amount of whiskey that has been replaced is:
a. 1/3
b. 2/3
c. 2/5
d. 3/5

10. In order to gain 16 percent on selling the combination at cost price, how much water must be combined with milk?
a. 1 : 6
b. 6 : 1
c. 2 : 3
d. 4 : 3

11. Calculate the ratio of rice at Rs. 7.20 per kg to rice at Rs. 5.70 per kg to make a combination worth Rs. 6.30 per kg.
a. 1 : 3
b. 2 : 3
c. 3 : 4
d. 4 : 5

12. In what ratio should a grocer blend two types of tea worth Rs. 60 per kg and Rs. 65 per kg so that he may profit 10% by selling the combination for Rs. 68.20 per kg?
a. 3 : 2
b. 3 : 4
c. 3 : 5
d. 4 : 5

13. Type 1 rice costs Rs. 15 per kg, whereas Type 2 rice costs Rs. 20 per kg. When Type 1 and Type 2 rice are combined in a 2:3 ratio, the price per kilogramme of the mixed rice type is:
a. Rs. 18
b. Rs. 18.50
c. Rs. 19
d. Rs. 19.50

14. A total of 14.8 litres of wine is taken from a barrel and then filled with water. This procedure is repeated three times more. The amount of wine left in barrel to the amount of water in the cask is 16:65. What was the initial capacity of the cask?
a. 18 litres
b. 24 litres
c. 32 litres
d. 42 litres

15. A merchant owns 1000 kg of sugar, of which he sells a portion for 8% profit and the remainder for 18% profit. On the overall, he improves by 14%. The quantity sold at a profit of 18 percent is:
a. 400 kg
b. 560 kg
c. 600 kg
d. 640 kg

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