Alligation or Mixture - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions

1)   Chandan buys some sugar at Rs. 15 per kg. He mixes it with sugar having price Rs. 18 per kg. The final mixture becomes worth Rs. 16 per kg. What is the ratio of quantities of type 1 sugar to type 2 sugar?
- Published on 13 Apr 17

a. 2:1
b. 1:2
c. 5:6
d. 6:5
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 2:1

Explanation:
mixture and alligation


2)   One can is completely filled and contains 100% water. Another similar can is completely filled with a solution of 50% wine and 50% water. When both the cans are emptied in a steel vessel, what will be ratio of water to wine in the vessel?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 1:1
b. 1:3
c. 2:1
d. 3:1
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 3:1

Explanation:
mixture and alligation


3)   A solution of honey and water is 28 litres, with honey and water in ratio 4:3. To this a 21 litre honey-water solution is added that has honey to water ratio as 2:1. Again a 51 litre honey-water solution that has honey to water ratio as 9:8 is added to this. After this 10 litre of the solution is replaced with pure honey. What is ratio of water to honey in the final mixture?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 613:387
b. 15:12
c. 72:24
d. 387:613
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 387:613

Explanation:
mixture and allegation


4)   Ramesh mixes 60 litres of Type-1 acid with some litres of Type-2 acid. Type-1 acid rate is Rs. 32 per litre while Type-2 rate is Rs. 23 per litre. Ramesh sells this acid-mix at rate Rs. 28 per litre. How much Type-2 acid is needed to make it a no profit no loss transaction?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 48 litres
b. 36 litres
c. 24 litres
d. 50 litres
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 48 litres

Explanation:
mixture


5)   One glass has juice and water in the ratio 5:2 while other glass has them in ratio 7:4, respectively. If both glasses poured in a vessel, then what will be final ratio of water to juice in the vessel?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 8:35
b. 52:25
c. 35:8
d. 25:52
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 25:52

Explanation:
mixture


6)   Rice and wheat are in a mixture in the ratio 5:3. If 16 kg wheat is added to this mixture, the ratio of rice to wheat changes to 5:7. How much wheat is in new mixture?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 21 kg
b. 28 kg
c. 42 kg
d. 35 kg
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 28 kg

Explanation:
mixture


7)   A pot contains 40 litres of juice. How much juice will be there in the pot, if 4 litres of juice was removed and was replaced by water and this process was further repeated twice?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 32 litre
b. 32.29 litre
c. 28 litre
d. 29.16 litre
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 29.16 litre

Explanation:
mixture


8)   A mixture of two food items has a salt to sugar ratio of 7 : 32. The ratio of salt to sugar is 2 : 11 and 5 : 21, in the two individual types of food items. In what proportion are the 2 food items mixed?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 10 : 321
b. 1 : 2
c. 7 : 32
d. 2 : 1
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1 : 2

Explanation:
mixture


9)   How much milk should be added in a milk solution to make milk quantity in it 75%, if 80 L of milk solution has 45% milk in it?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. 96 litres
b. 75 litres
c. 30 litres
d. 110 litres
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 96 litres

Explanation:
mixture


10)   3 types of Sugar got mixed by accident in a shop. First was of the rate Rs. 145 per kg and Second of Rs. 165 per kg. Only thing the shop owner knew that quantities of 3 sugar types were in the ratio 2:1:3 respectively. He finally sold the mix at rate of Rs. 180 per kg. What was price of 3rd type?
- Published on 27 Mar 17

a. Rs. 208.33
b. Rs. 210
c. Rs. 215.67
d. Rs. 196.58
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 208.33

Explanation:
mixture


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