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Time and Distance Problems with Answers

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Speed, Time and Distance Aptitude Objective Type Questions with Answers:

Time, Speed and Distance Questions

Question 1
Two trains whose lengths 180 m and 220m respectively are running in directions opposite to one another with respective speeds of 40 kmph and 50 kmph. Time taken by them to cross one another will be
A
22 seconds
B
18 seconds
C
17 seconds
D
16 seconds
Question 2
A train running at uniform speed takes 54 seconds to pass a platform of 324 m. long and 45 seconds to pass another platform of 240m. long. The length of the train in metres is
A
190
B
100
C
180
D
170
Question 3
A person standing on a platform of length 200 metres observed that a train takes 10 seconds to pass him, passed completely through the platform in 30 seconds. Then the length of the train is

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A
105 metres
B
150 metres
C
100 metres
D
80 metres
Question 4
A car covers a distance of 715 km at a constant speed. If the speed of the car had been 10 km/hr. more, then it would have taken 2 hrs. less to cover the same distance. What was the original speed of the car in km/hr?
A
65
B
55
C
45
D
50
Question 5
A person can row down stream at 12 kmph. and upstream in 6 kmph. Then, the persons' rate in still water is:
A
5 kmph
B
6 kmph
C
12 kmph
D
9 kmph
Question 6
Two trains running in the same direction at 40 km/hr. and 22 km/hr. completely pass one another in one minute. If the length of the first train is 125 m, the length of the second train is
A
150 m
B
175 m
C
200 m
D
125 m
Question 7
In covering a distance of 30 km, Abhinav takes 2 hours more than Shivani. If Abhinav doubles his speed, then he would take 1 hour less than Shivani. Abhinav's speed is:
A
5 kmph
B
6.25 kmph
C
6 kmph
D
7.5 kmph
Question 8
A boat can be rowed 9 km upstream or 18 km downstream in a period of 3 hrs. What is the speed of the boat in still water in kmph?
A
3
B
1.5
C
6
D
4.5
Question 9
Two trains running in the same direction at 40 km/hr and 22 km/hr completely pass one another in 1 minute. lf the length of the 1st train is 125 m., then what will be the length of 2nd train?
A
175 m
B
180 m
C
190 m
D
185 m
Question 10
The time taken by a train 180 m long, travelling at 42 km/hr. to pass a man walking in the same direction at 6 km/hr. will be
A
24 seconds
B
21 seconds
C
18 seconds
D
25 seconds
Question 11
A person can row upstream 12 km/hr. and down stream at 18 km/hr. Then, the rate of the current is
A
20 kmph
B
3 kmph
C
17 kmph
D
14 kmph
Question 12
The ratio between the speeds of two scooter is 7 : 8. If the second scooter runs 400 km in 4 hours, then the speed of the first scooter is:
A
87.5 km/hr
B
84 km/hr
C
75 km/hr
D
70 km/hr
Question 13
A car starting from airport reaches the bus station in 45 mts with an average speed of 40 km/hr. If the speed of the car is increased by 10 km/hr. how much less time will the car take to cover the distance?

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A
10 mts
B
9 mts
C
24 mts
D
19 mts
Question 14
Kabir takes 2.5 hours to fly from Chennai to Chandigarh, a distance of 1200 miles. What is the average speed of his plane in miles per hour?
A
200 mph
B
480 mph
C
240 mph
D
410 mph
Question 15
Two towns A and B are 160 km apart. A bus starts from A to B at 7 A.M at a speed of 50 kmph. Another bus starts from B to A at 8 A.M at a speed of 60 kmph. The time of their meeting is:
A
8.30 AM
B
9 AM
C
9.30 AM
D
10 AM
Question 16
Rohit crosses a street 600m long in 5 minutes. What is his speed in Kilometres per hours?
A
7 km/hr
B
7.2 km/hr
C
9.6 km/hr
D
9 km/hr
Question 17
If a person walks at 14 km/hr instead of 10 km/hr, he would have walked 20 km more. The actual distance travelled by him is:

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A
70 km
B
50 km
C
56 km
D
80 km
Question 18
A train running at 50 m/s takes 30 seconds to cross a platform of 800m. long. The length of the train in metres is

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A
700
B
900
C
300
D
550
Question 19
Two trains running in the same direction at 40 km/hr. and 22 km/hr. completely pass one another in one minute. If the length of the first train is 125 m, the length of the second train is
A
175 m
B
200 m
C
125 m
D
150 m
Question 20
A train passes a station platform in 36 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 20 second. If the speed of the train is 54 km/hr, what is the length of the platform?
A
240 m
B
210 m
C
180 m
D
260 m
Question 21
A thief steals a car at 1.30 pm and drives it at 40 km/hr. The theft is discovered at 2 pm and the owner sets off in another car at 50 km/hr. He will overtake the thief at
A
6 PM
B
4 PM
C
3.30 PM
D
4.30 PM
Question 22
Nidhi walks at 5 km/hr and reaches her coaching 10 minutes late. If she increases her speed by 1 km/hr, she would have reached 15 minutes earlier. The distance she travelled from his house to coaching is
A
10.5 km
B
10 km
C
12.5 km
D
5.5 km
Question 23
If Rajat walks from his house to his school @ 4 km/hr. he reaches the school 10 mts earlier than the school time. However, if he walks @ 3 km/hr, he reaches 10 mts late. The distance of school from his house is
A
4 km
B
4.5 km
C
6 km
D
3 km
Question 24
Two trains are moving in opposite directions @ 60 km/hr and 90 km/hr. Their lengths are 1.10 km and 0.9 km respectively. The time taken by the slower train to cross the faster train in seconds is:
A
42 sec
B
45 sec
C
48 sec
D
38 sec
Question 25
Ishita walk at the speed of 4 km/hr. during the first 10 km and 9 km/hr. during the second 10 km. The average speed of Ishita in km/hr. is
A
5.5
B
6.5
C
5
D
6
Question 26
Sameer’s car moves 175 km in 8 hrs whereas Bhanu’s car moves 189 km in 12 hrs. The ratio between the speed of Sameer’s car and Bhanu’s car is
A
3 : 2
B
25 : 18
C
5 : 4
D
4 : 3
Question 27
A train 125 m long passes a man, running at 5 kmph in the same direction in which the train is going, in 10 seconds. The speed of the train is:
A
45 km/hr
B
40 km/hr
C
50 km/hr
D
55 km/hr
Question 28
Rajhaani Express train 240 metres long, takes 24 seconds to cross a man running at 10 km/hr in the same direction as the train. The speed of the train is
A
38 km/hr
B
46 km/hr
C
32 km/hr
D
24 km/hr
Question 29
Shivganga Superfast train crosses a platform in 60 seconds travelling at a speed of 54 km/hr. If the length of the platform is 500 metres, what is the length of the train?
A
500 m
B
400 m
C
350 m
D
450 m
Question 30
A man rows upstream 13 km and down stream 28 km taking 5 hrs each time. The velocity of the current in km/ hr. is
A
1
B
2
C
0.5
D
1.5
Question 31
A motor cyclist travels for 10 hours, the first half at 21 km/hr. and the other half at 24 km/hr. Find the distance travelled.
A
324 km
B
225 km
C
200 km
D
224 km
Question 32
Puran complete a journey in 10 hours. He travels first half of the journey at the rate of 21 km/hr and second half at the rate of 24 km/hr. Find the total journey in km.
A
220 km
B
224 km
C
230 km
D
234 km
Question 33
A man can row 9 km/hr in still water. It takes him twice as long to row up as to row down the river. Find the rate of stream.

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A
4 km/hr
B
5 km/hr
C
2 km/hr
D
3 km/hr
Question 34
A bus can travel 50% faster than a truck. Both start from point A at the same time and reach point B 75 kms away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the bus lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the bus stops. The speed of the truck is:

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A
120 kmph
B
110 kmph
C
130 kmph
D
100 kmph
Question 35
Two trains are running at 40 km/hr. and 20 km/hr. respectively in the same direction. The faster train completely passes a man sitting in the slower train in 5 seconds. What is the length of the faster train?
A
27 7/9 m
B
23 m
C
23 2/9 m
D
27m
Question 36
Two trains running in the same direction at 40 km/hr. and 22 km/hr. completely pass one another in 1 minute. If the length of the first train is 125m., find the length of the second train.
A
190 m
B
180 m
C
170 m
D
175 m
Question 37
Rishabh travels first 50 km at 25 km/hr, next 40 km with 20 km/hr, and then 90 km at 15 km/hr. His average speed for the whole journey (in km/hr)?
A
22 km/hr
B
15 km/hr
C
25 km/hr
D
18 km/hr
Question 38
Abhishek travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours. He travelled partly on foot @ 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle @ 9 km/hr. The distance travelled on foot is:

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A
14 km
B
15 km
C
16 km
D
17 km
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