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

Ques. 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 km
(b) 5.5 km
(c) 12.5 km
(d) 10.5 km
Ans. (c)

Ques. 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) 40 km/hr
(b) 45 km/hr
(c) 50 km/hr
(d) 55 km/hr
Ans. (c)

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Ques. 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) 225 km
(b) 224 km
(c) 200 km
(d) 324 km
Ans. (b)


Ques. 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:
(a) 100 kmph
(a) 110 kmph
(c) 120 kmph
(d) 130 kmph

Ques. 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) 16 seconds
(b) 17 seconds
(c) 18 seconds
(d) 22 seconds
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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) 9 AM
(b) 9.30 AM
(c) 10. AM
(d) 8.30 AM
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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) 45
(b) 50
(c) 55
(d) 65
Ans. (c)

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Ques. 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?
(a) 19 mts
(b) 10 mts
(c) 9 mts
(d) 24 mts
Ans. (c)

Ques. 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) 48 sec
(b) 45 sec
(c) 42 sec
(d) 38 sec
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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
(b) 5.5
(c) 6
(d) 6.5

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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) 4:3
(c) 5:4
(d) 25:18
Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
 200 mph
 240 mph
 410 mph
 480 mph
Ans. (d)

Ques. 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
(a) 100 metres
(b) 150metres
(c) 80 metres
(d) 105 metres
Ans. (a)

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Ques. 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) 180
(b) 170
(c) 190
(d) 100
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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) 25 km/hr
(c) 15 km/hr
(d) 18 km/hr
Ans (d)

Ques. 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) 32 km/hr
(b) 46 km/hr
(c) 38 km/hr
(d) 24 km/hr
Ans. (b)

Ques. 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) 400m
(b) 350m
(c) 450 m
(d) 500m
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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) 180 m
(b) 210 m
(c) 240 m
(d) 260 m
Ans. (c)

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Ques. 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:
(a) 50 km
(b) 56 km
(c) 70 km
(d) 80 km
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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
Ans. (b)

Ques. 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) 3.30 PM
(b) 4 PM
(c) 4.30 PM
(d) 6 PM
Ans. (b)

Ques. 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) 70 km/hr
(b) 75 km/hr
(c) 84 km/hr
(d) 87.5 km/hr
Ans. (d)

Ques. A train 300 m long is running at a speed of 68 km/hr. It will cross a man coming from the opposite direction at a speed of 4km/hr.in
(a) 30 sec
(b) 15 sec
(c) 25 sec
(d) 21.6 sec
Ans. (b)

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Ques. 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 kmph
(c) 6.25 kmph
(d) 7.5 kmph
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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:
(a) 14 km
(b) 15 km
(c) 16 km
(d) 17 km
Ans. (c)

Ques. 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) 18 seconds
(b) 21 seconds
(c) 24 seconds
(d) 25 seconds
Ans. (a)

Ques. 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) 185 m
(d) 190 m
Ans. (a)

Ques. Rohit crosses a street 600m long in 5 minutes. What is his speed in Kilometres per hours?
(a) 9km/hr
(b) 7km/hr
(c) 9.6 km/hr
(d) 7.2 km/hr
Ans. (d)

Ques. 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) 6 km
(b) 4.5 km
(c) 4 km
(d) 3 km
Ans. (c)

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Ques. 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) 125 m
(b) 150m
(c) 175 m
(d) 200m
Ans. (c)

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