Work and Wages - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions

1)   P, Q and R get Rs. 10800 for doing a work in 18 days. P and R get Rs. 3760 for doing the same work in 10 days, while Q and R get Rs. 6080 for doing the same work in 20 days. Find the amount received by R per day?
- Published on 17 Mar 17

a. Rs. 95
b. Rs. 126
c. Rs. 80
d. Rs. 200
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 80

Explanation:
work and wages


2)   Wages of 44 women for 56 days comes to Rs.29568. How many men are needed for 47days to receive Rs. 16920, if the daily wages of a man being 5 times those of a woman?
- Published on 17 Mar 17

a. 9 men
b. 8 men
c. 6 men
d. 5 men
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 6 men

Explanation:
work and wages


3)   Total wages of 6 men, 4 women and 8 boys is Rs. 26. If the wages of 6 men is equal to that of 8 women and the wages of 4 women is equal to that of 6 boys, then find out the total wages of 8 men, 6 women and 4 boys?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. Rs. 32
b. Rs. 24
c. Rs. 25
d. Rs. 29
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 29

Explanation:
work and wages


4)   P, Q and R get Rs.1105 for doing a job together. While working alone, P, Q and R need 7days, 8 days and 11 days respectively to complete the job. Then what would be the share of each?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. P = Rs. 440; Q = Rs. 385; R = Rs. 280
b. P = Rs. 500; Q = Rs. 400; R = Rs. 205
c. P = Rs. 445; Q = Rs. 375; R = Rs. 285
d. P = Rs. 446; Q = Rs. 381; R = Rs. 278
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: P = Rs. 440; Q = Rs. 385; R = Rs. 280

Explanation:
work and wages


5)   Parthiv was appointed for a 100 days job. The condition was that he will be paid Rs. 24 for every working day. But he will also be fined Rs.12 for every day he is absent. At the end he got Rs.420. For how many days, he was absent?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. 45 Days
b. 55 Days
c. 75 Days
d. 64 Days
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 55 Days

Explanation:
work and wages


6)   Ramesh can do a work in 5 days. Suresh can do the same work in 7 days. The total amount given for this work to them is Rs. 480. If both are working together, then what will be the share of Suresh?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. Rs. 180
b. Rs. 300
c. Rs. 280
d. Rs. 200
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 200

Explanation:
work and wages


7)   A man and a boy received Rs. 1800 as wages for 3 days for a job they did together. The man's efficiency in the work was 5 times that of the boy. What is the daily wages of the boy?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. Rs. 100
b. Rs. 500
c. Rs. 300
d. Rs. 900
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 100

Explanation:
work and wages


8)   P can do a job in 30 days, while Q alone can do it in 45 days. They work together for 15 days and rest of the job is done by R in 6 days. They get Rs.15000 for the whole job. What will be R’s share?
- Published on 10 Mar 17

a. Rs. 5000
b. Rs. 2500
c. Rs. 7500
d. Rs. 1500
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 2500

Explanation:
work and wages


9)   A and B took a job for Rs. 7200. A alone can do it in 12 days. B alone can do it in 16 days. They completed the work in 6 days with the help of C. Find the share of C.
- Published on 10 Mar 17

a. Rs. 1200
b. Rs. 900
c. Rs. 800
d. Rs. 600
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 900

Explanation:
work and wages


10)   P, Q and R take a job for Rs. 640. P and Q together finish 2/5thof the work and rest is done by R alone. What is the share of R?
- Published on 10 Mar 17

a. Rs. 256
b. Rs. 420
c. Rs. 340
d. Rs. 384
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 384

Explanation:
work and wages


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