16.

If 9 engines consume 24 metric tonnes of coal, when each is working 8 hours a day, how much coal will be required for 8 engines, each running 13 hours a day, it being given that 3 engines of former type consume as much as 4 engines of latter type?

A) 18

B) 20

C) 25

D) 26

17.

A contract is to be completed in 46 days and 117 men were set to work, each working 8 hours a day. After 33 days, $\frac{4}{7}$ of the work is completed. How many additional men may be employed so that the work may be completed in time, each man now working 9 hours a day ?

A) 81

B) 90

C) 75

D) 53

18.

A garrison of 3300 men had provisions for 32 days, when given at the rate of 850 gms per head. At the end of 7 days, a reinforcement arrives and it was found that the provisions will last 17 days more, when given at the rate of 825 gms per head. What is the strength of the reinforcement ?

A) 1890

B) 1700

C) 1800

D) 900

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