GRE Question of the Day (June 22nd)

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A rectangular reservoir is filled with water till one-fifth of the height of the reservoir. If an outlet at the bottom of the reservoir is unplugged, the water in the reservoir will drain completely in 1 hour. If the outlet remains plugged and the inlet tap at the head of the reservoir is opened, the reservoir will fill to the brim in 2 hours. In how much time will the reservoir fill to the brim if the outlet is unplugged 30 minutes after the inlet tap is opened ?

(A) 3 hours

(B) 3 hours 30 minutes

(C) 4 hours 30 minutes

(D) 5 hours

(E) The reservoir will never be filled to the brim

Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

Question Discussion & Explanation

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