## Mixture and alligation questions and answer

A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio of 5:2. If 8 liters of water is added to the mixture , the ratio becomes 5 : 3. How many liters of milk was initially there in the mixture?

A) 15 liters

B) 20 liters

C) 25 liters

D) 30 liters

Answer: B) 20 liters

Two varieties of rice costing $3 per kg and $5 per kg are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 2. If the mixture is sold at $ 4 .20 per kg , what is the profit percentage ?

A) 10%

B) 12.5%

C) 15%

D) 20%

Answer: C) 15%

A container contains 40 liters of milk. From this container, 4 liters of milk is replaced with water . This process is repeated two more times. What is the quantity of milk left in the container?

A) 26.4 liters

B) 27.2 liters

C) 28.8 liters

D) 29.6 liters

Answer: B) 27.2 liters

A solution of alcohol and water contains alcohol and water in the ratio of 2 : 3. If 20 liters of water is added to the solution , the ratio becomes 2 : 5, What was the initial quantity of the solution ?

A) 20 liters

B) 30 liters

C) 40 liters

D) 50 liters

Answer: C) 40 liters

Two liquids A and B are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 5. If the cost of liquid A is $2 per liter and the cost of liquid B is $4 per liter , what is the average cost of the mixture per liter?

A) $2.60

B) $2.80

C) $3.00

D) $3.20

Answer: C) $3.00

A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio of 4 : 1.If 10 liters of water is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 4 :3, What is the total quantity of the mixture now ?

A) 30 liters

B) 32 liters

C) 34 liters

D) 36 liters

Answer: D) 36 liters

A shopkeeper mixes two varieties of tea , one costing $8 per kg and the other costing $12 per kg , in the ratio of 3 : 2. If he sells the mixture at $10 per kg , what is his profit percentage?

A) 10%

B) 12.5%

C) 15%

D) 20%

Answer: B) 12.5%

A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio of 5 : 2. If 10 liters of water is added to the mixture , the ratio becomes 5 : 3. How many liters of alcohol were initially there in the mixture?

A) 15 liters

B) 20 liters

C) 25 liters

D) 30 liters

Answer: C) 25 liters

In a mixture of milk and water , the ratio of milk to water is 4 : 1.If 20 liters of water is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 4 : 3, What is the total quantity of the mixture now ?

A) 36 liters

B) 40 liters

C) 44 liters

D) 48 liters

Answer: B) 40 liters

A mixture contains two liquids A and B in the ratio of 2 : 3, If 5 liters of liquid A is added to the mixture the ratio becomes 3 : 4. What is the total quantity, of the mixture now ?

A) 10 liters

B) 15 liters

C) 20 liters

D) 25 liters

Answer: C) 20 liters

A vessel contains 40 liters of a mixture of milk and water. The ratio of milk to water is 3 : 1. How much water should be added, to the mixture so that the ratio of milk to water becomes 2 : 1 ?

A) 10 liters

B) 20 liters

C) 30 liters

D) 40 liters

Answer: C) 30 liters

A container contains a mixture of alcohol and water in the ratio of 4 : 1. If 8 liters of water is added to the container the ratio becomes 2 :1. What is the initial quantity of the mixture in the container?

A) 12 liters

B) 16 liters

C) 20 liters

D) 24 liters

Answer: D) 24 liters

A mixture contains sugar and salt in the ratio of 5 :2. If 4 kg of salt is added to the mixture , the ratio becomes 5 : 3. What is the total quantity of the mixture now ?

A) 35 kg

B ) 40 kg

C) 45 kg

D) 50 kg

Answer B) 40 kg

Two varieties of oil costing $8 per liter and $12 per liter are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3. If the mixture is sold at $10 per liter what is the profit ,percentage ?

A) 10%

B) 15%

C) 20%

D) 25%

Answer: C) 20%

A container contains 30 liters of a mixture of milk and water . The ratio of milk to water is 3: 2. How much water should be added, to the container so that the ratio of milk to water becomes 2: 1 ?

A) 15 liters

B) 20 liters

C ) 25 liters

D) 30 liters

Answer: B) 20 liters

A vessel contains 60 liters of a mixture of alcohol and water. The ratio of alcohol to water is 3: 2, How much water should be added to the vessel so that the ratio of alcohol to water becomes 2 :3 ?

A) 20 liters

B) 30 liters

C) 40 liters

D) 50 liters

Answer: C) 40 liters

A container contains a mixture of two liquids P and Q in the ratio of 5 : 2. If 8 liters of liquid Q is added to the container the ratio becomes 5:3, What is the initial quantity of the mixture in the container?

A) 16 liters

B) 24 liters

C) 32 liters

D) 40 liters

Answer: D) 40 liters

A solution contains alcohol and water in the ratio of 7 :3 . If 10 liters of water is added to the solution, the ratio becomes 7 : 5. What was the initial quantity of the solution ?

A) 20 liters

B) 25 liters

C) 30 liters

D) 35 liters

Answer: C) 30 liters

A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio of 3 : 2 . If 10 liters of water is added to the mixture , the ratio becomes 3 : 4.What is the total quantity of the mixture now ?

A) 20 liters

B) 25 liters

C) 30 liters

D) 35 liters

Answer: B) 25 liters

Two varieties of tea costing $6 per kg and $8 per kg are mixed in the ratio of 4: 3. If the mixture is sold at $7 per kg, what is the profit percentage ?

A) 8.33%

B) 10%

C) 12.5%

D) 15%

Answer: B) 10%

A mixture contains two liquids A and B in the ratio of 4 : 5.If 6 liters of liquid B is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 2 : 3. What is the, total quantity of the mixture now?

A) 16 liters

B) 18 liters

C) 20 liters

D) 22 liters

Answer: C) 20 liters

A container contains a mixture of two liquids X and Y in the ratio of 3 :2, If 10 liters of liquid X is added to the container, the ratio becomes 5 :4. What is the initial quantity, of the mixture in the container?

A) 15 liters

B) 20 liters

C) 25 liters

D) 30 liters

Answer: B) 20 liters

A vessel contains 50 liters of a mixture of alcohol and water. The ratio of alcohol to water is 3 : 2. How much alcohol should be added to the vessel so that the ratio of alcohol to water becomes 4 :3 ?

A) 20 liters

B) 25 liters

C) 30 liters

D) 35 liters

Answer: B) 25 liters

A solution contains acid and water in the ratio of 2: 5. If 10 liters of acid is added to the solution, the ratio becomes 3 :5. What was the initial quantity of the solution?

A) 10 liters

B) 15 liters

C) 20 liters

D) 25 liters

Answer: D) 25 liters

A mixture contains sugar and salt in the ratio of 3 : 4. If 5 kg of salt is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 3 : 5. What is the total quantity of the mixture now?

A) 30 kg

B) 35 kg

C) 40 kg

D) 45 kg

Answer: B) 35 kg

Two varieties of oil costing $10 per liter and $15 per liter are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3. If the mixture is sold at $12 per liter, what is the profit percentage?

A) 10%

B) 20%

C) 25%

D) 30%

Answer: C) 25%

A container contains 20 liters of a mixture of milk and water. The ratio of milk to water is, 3 : 2, How much milk should be added to the container so that the ratio of milk to water becomes 4:1 ?

A) 4 liters

B) 6 liters

C) 8 liters

D) 10 liters

Answer: C) 8 liters

A vessel contains 40 liters of a mixture of alcohol, and water. The ratio of alcohol to water is 4 : 1. How much water should be added to the vessel so that the ratio of alcohol to water becomes 3 : 2?

A) 8 liters

B) 10 liters

C) 12 liters

D) 14 liters

Answer: C) 12 liters

A mixture contains two liquids A and B in the ratio of 5 : 3.If 6 liters of liquid A is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 7 : 5. What is the total quantity of the mixture now?

A) 18 liters

B) 20 liters

C) 22 liters

D) 24 liters

Answer: D) 24 liters

A container contains a mixture of two liquids P and Q in the ratio of 7 : 4. If 9 liters of liquid P is added to the container , the ratio becomes 4:3.What is the initial quantity of the mixture in the container?

A) 28 liters

B) 36 liters

C) 45 liters

D) 54 liters

Answer: D) 54 liters