# Mixture and alligation questions and answer

## 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%

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

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%

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%

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%

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%

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

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