# Quantitative Aptitude: Mixture and Alligation Set 2

Mixture and Alligation Questions for Banking and Insurance Exams.

- A container contains some amount of milk. A milkman adds 200 ml of water for each one litre of milk in the container. 6 litres of the mixture is sold from the container and 10 litres of milk is added to the remaining mixture. If now the ratio of milk to water in container is 25 : 3, find the initial quantity of milk in the container.

A) 26 l

B) 29 l

C) 30 l

D) 20 l

E) None of these

- A container contains 64 litres of pure milk. One-fourth of the milk is replaced by water. Again the operation is performed, and one-fourth of mixture is replaced by water. Find the final ratio of milk to water in the container.

A) 11 : 8

B) 10 : 7

C) 9 : 7

D) 10 : 9

E) 12 : 7

- In what ratio do the three varieties of rice costing Rs 6, Rs 8 and Rs 9 per 100 grams should be mixed in order to obtain a mixture costing Rs 84 per kg?

A) 2 : 3 : 4

B) 1 : 3 : 6

C) 1 : 2 : 5

D) 3 : 4 : 2

E) None of these

- Two containers A and B contain mixture of milk and water such that A contains 40% milk and B contains 22% milk. Some part of mixture in container A is replaced by equal quantity of mixture from container B. How much quantity of the mixture was replaced if final mixture contains 32% milk?

A) 3/7

B) 2/5

C) 7/10

D) 4/7

E) 5/9

- A container filled of milk-water mixture contains 75% milk. 5 litres of this mixture is replaced by water. Next, 10 l of the mixture is replaced by water. If the final percentage of milk in the container is 54%, find the initial quantity of mixture in the container.

A) 50 l

B) 40 l

C) 60 l

D) 70 l

E) 55 l

- How much milk (in litres) costing Rs 60 per litres should be mixed with 35 litres of milk costing Rs 84 per litres so that there is a profit of 50% on selling the mixture at Rs 111 per litres?

A) 25 l

B) 32 l

C) 17 l

D) 36 l

E) 46 l

- A container whose capacity is 60 l contains milk and water in the ratio 3 : 2. How much quantity of the mixture should be replaced with pure milk so that in the final mixture, ratio of milk to water is 7 : 3?

A) 22 l

B) 20 l

C) 15 l

D) 17 l

E) 14 l

- 3 containers having capacities in the ratio 2 : 3 : 1 contain mixture of liquids A and B such that the ratio of A to B in them is 2 : 3, 1 : 4 and 3 : 7 respectively. If all the three containers are emptied in a single container, what will be the ratio of A to B in the final mixture?

A) 13 : 58

B) 11 : 54

C) 22: 13

D) 17 : 43

E) None of these

- 12 litres of water is drawn out from a container full of water and replaced by milk. Again 12 litres of mixture are drawn and the container is again filled with milk. The ratio of final quantity of water to milk in the container is 11 : 25. How much did the container hold?

A) 60 litres

B) 65 litres

C) 72 litres

D) 39 litrers

E) None of these

- There are two mixtures such that they contain 75% milk and 80% milk respectively. Some amount from first mixture is mixed with twice the same amount of second mixture. Find the percentage of milk in the resultant mixture?

A) 90.2%

B) 75.9%

C) 84.5%

D) 76.3%

E) 78.3%