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Ques.  A train 220 m long is running with a speed of 60 km/hr. In what time will it pass a man who is running at 6 km/hr in the direction opposite to that in which the train is going?
(a) 12 seconds
(b) 14 seconds
(c) 16 seconds
(d) 18 seconds
Ans. (a)

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Ques. A train 150 m long running at a speed of 60 km/hr. takes 30 seconds to cross a bridge. The length of the bridge is
(a) 3,500 m
(b) 500 m
(c) 200 m
(d) 350m
Ans. (d)

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)

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Ques. Two trains 80 metres and 120 metres long are running at the rates of 25 km/hr. and 35 km/hr. respectively on parallel rails. If they are moving in same directions, how long will they take to pass each other?
(a) 72 seconds
(b) 62 seconds
(c) 52 seconds
(d) 42 seconds
Ans. (a)

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)

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Ques. A 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. A man standing on a railway platform observes that a train going in one direction takes 4 seconds to pass him. Another train of same length going in the opposite direction takes 5 seconds to pass him. The time taken by the two trains to cross each other will be
(a) 31/9 sec
(b) 40/9 sec
(c) 49/9 sec
(d) 50/9 sec
Ans. (b)

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Ques. How long will it take for a train 120 m long running at 40 km/hr. to cross a bridge 80 metres long?
(a) 28 sec
(b) 18 sec
(c) 20 sec
(d) 19 sec
Ans. (b)

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

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Ques. A man running at 18 km/hr crosses a bridge in 2 minutes. The length of the bridge is
(a) 1.2 km
(b) 0.6 km
(c) 1 km
(d) 3.6 km
Ans. (b)

Ques. A train crosses a pole in 15 seconds, while it crosses 100 m long platform in 25 seconds. The length of the train is
(a) 125 m
(b) 135 m
(c) 150 m
(d) 175 m
Ans. (c)

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Ques. A train moving with a uniform speed of 60 km/hr. crosses a pole in 6 seconds. The length of the train (in metres) is
(a) 200
(b) 150
(c) 120
(d) 100
Ans. (d)

Ques. A train takes 18 seconds to pass completely through a station 162 m long and 15 seconds through another station 120 m long. The length of the train is
(a) 70 m
(b) 80 m
(c) 90 m
(d) 100 m
Ans. (c)

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