Time and Work UPSC Questions

Time and Work MCQ Questions

1.

A contract on construction job specifies a penalty for delay in completion of the work beyond a certain date is as follows: ₹ 200 for the first day, ₹250 for the second day, ₹300 for the third day etc., the penalty for each succeeding day being ₹50 more than that of the preceding day. How much penalty should the contractor pay if he delays the work by 10 days?

UPSC-2011

A.

₹ 4,950

B.

₹ 4,250

C.

₹ 3,600

D.

₹ 650

ANSWER :

B. ₹ 4,250
A contract on construction job specifies a penalty for delay in completion of the work beyond a certain date is as follows: ₹ 200 for the first day, ₹250 for the second day, ₹300 for the third day etc., the penalty for each succeeding day being ₹50 more than that of the preceding day. How much penalty should the contractor pay if he delays the work by 10 days?

2.

In a garrison, there was food for 1000 more soldiers joined the garrison. How long would the soldiers be able to carry on with remaining food?

UPSC-2013

A.

25 days

B.

20 days

C.

15 days

D.

10 days

ANSWER :

D. 10 days
In a garrison, there was food for 1000 more soldiers joined the garrison. How long would the soldiers be able to carry on with remaining food?

3.

The tank-full petrol in Arun's motor-cycle lasts for 10 days. If he starts using 25% more everyday, how many days will the tank-full petrol last?

UPSC-2013

A.

5

B.

6

C.

7

D.

8

ANSWER :

D. 8