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# Time Speed and distance QUESTIONS

Exam Name Time Speed and distance QUESTIONS Time Speed and distance QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS MASTER EXAM 6 Anirudh(39288)

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Question: Einstein walks on an escalator at a rate of 5 steps per second and reaches the other end in 10 seconds. While coming back, walking at the same speed he reaches the starting point in 40 seconds. What is the number of steps on the escalator?

Question: A girl while walking diametrically across a semicircular playground, takes 3 minutes less than if she had kept walking round the circular path from A to B. If she walks 60 metres a miunte, what is the diametre of the play ground:

Question: Two trains start simultaneously from two stations Howrah and Bandra, respectively towards each other on the same track. The distance between the two stations is 560 km and the speed of trains are 30 and 40 km/h.

Question: Two trains start simultaneouly from two stations Howrah and Bandra, respectively towards each other on the same track. The distance between the two stations is 560 km and the speed of trains are 30 and 40 km/h.
Simultaneously with the trains, a sparrow sitting on the top of one of the train starts towards the other and reverses its direction on reaching the other train and so on. If the speed of sparrow is 80 km/h then the distance that the sparrow flies before being crushed between the train is:

Question: A surveillance plane is moving between two fixed places Pukhwara and Kargil at 120 km/h. The distance between two places is 600 km. After 18 hour what will be the distance between the Kargil and its position if it is starts moving from Pukhwara?

Question: The speed of a car during the second hour of its journey is thrice that in the first hour. Also its third hours. Had the car travelled at the second hours speed during all the first three hours, then it would have travelled 150 km more. Find the percentage reduction in time in the second case for the first three hours:

Question: There are three runners Tom, Dick and Harry with their respective speeds of 10 km/h, 20 km/h and 30 km/h. They are initially at P and they have to run between the two points P and Q which are 10 km apart from each other. They start their race at 6 am and end at 6 pm on the same day. If they run between P and Q without any break, then how many times they will be together either at P and Q during the given time period?

Question: Arjun and Srikrishna go by chariot from Mathura to Kurukshetra which is on the way to Hastinapur. Abhimanyu goes from Hastinapur to Kurukshetra. The distance between mathura to Hastinapur is 700 km and the distance between Hastinapur and Kurukshetra is 300 km. Speed of Arjun and Srikrishana’s chariot is 25 km/h and speed of Abhimanyu is 10 km/h. All the three persons start their journey at 10 am. After travelling some miles Srikrishna sees Duryodhan going (by riding on his horse) at 20 km/h to Kurukshetra. Arjun and Srikrishna go ahead meet Abhimanyu and pick him up. Then they return immediately to Kurukshetra and thus all the four reach at the same time.
what is the total distance travelled by Arjun?

Question: Arjun and Srikrishna go by chariot from Mathura to Kurukshetra which is on the way to Hastinapur. Abhimanyu goes from Hastinapur to Kurukshetra. The distance between mathura to Hastinapur is 700 km and the distance between Hastinapur and Kurukshetra is 300 km. Speed of Arjun and Srikrishana’s chariot is 25 km/h and speed of Abhimanyu is 10 km/h. All the three persons start their journey at 10 am. After travelling some miles Srikrishna sees Duryodhan going (by riding on his horse) at 20 km/h to Kurukshetra. Arjun and Srikrishna go ahead meet Abhimanyu and pick him up. Then they return immediately to Kurukshetra and thus all the four reach at the same time.
What is the total taken to reach Kurukshetra?

Question: Priyanka, Akshay and Salman started out on a journey to watch the newly released movie “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi”, which was being shown at were cine-multiplex. The multiplex was 120 km away from their starting point of journey. Priyanka and Salman went by car at the speed of 50 km/h, while Akshay travelled by Tanga (horse cart) at 10 km/h. After a certain distance Salman got off and travelled the rest distance by another Tonga at 10 km/h, while Priyanka went back for Akshy and reached the destination at the same time that Salman arrived. The number of horse required for the trip was:

Question: Ajai and Kajol start towards each other at the same time from Barabanki and Fatehpur for their destinations Fatehpur and Barabanki respectively which are 300 km apart. They meet each other 120 km away from Barabanki.
Shahrukh starts from Barabanki to Fatehpur, 1 hour after Ajai starts. Shahrukh meets Kajol 1.5 hours after Shahrukh starts. If the speed of Shahrukh is atleast 20 km/h faster than the speed of Kajol.
Which of the following statements is true?

Answer:The maximum possible speed of Ajai is 45 km/h

Question: Ajai and Kajol start towards each other at the same time from Barabanki and Fatehpur for their destinations Fatehpur and Barabanki respectively which are 300 km apart. They meet each other 120 km away from Barabanki.
What is the minimum speed of Shahrukh to overtake Ajai, before he meets Kajol? (Use the data from previous question, if necessary)

Question: Ranghupati goes at a speed of 60 km/h Raghav goes at a speed of 36 km/h.Raja Ram can go from Azmgarh to Barelley in 2 hours. The distance between Azmgarh to Barelley is equal to the distance between Azmgarh t Barelley is equal to the distance between Azamgarh to Chandoli. Raghav takes the same time travelling from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his regular speed which is twice the speed of Raja Ram.
What is the distance between Azamgarh and Chandoli?

Question: Ranghupati goes at a speed of 60 km/h Raghav goes at a speed of 36 km/h.Raja Ram can go from Azmgarh to Barelley in 2 hours. The distance between Azmgarh to Barelley is equal to the distance between Azmgarh t Barelley is equal to the distance between Azamgarh to Chandoli. Raghav takes the same time travelling from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his regular speed which is twice the speed of Raja Ram.
How much time will Raghupati take to complete a round trip of the three cities?

Question: Ranghupati goes at a speed of 60 km/h Raghav goes at a speed of 36 km/h.Raja Ram can go from Azmgarh to Barelley in 2 hours. The distance between Azmgarh to Barelley is equal to the distance between Azmgarh t Barelley is equal to the distance between Azamgarh to Chandoli. Raghav takes the same time travelling from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his from Barelley to Azamgarh as from Barelley to Chandoli at his regular speed which is twice the speed of Raja Ram.

Question: If the speed of the bike is 36 km/h, then what is the total distance that the bike travels?

Question: If the speed of the bike is 42 km/h, then what is the shortest possible time in which all three of them can complete the journey?

Question: While walking down on the pavements of New York city. 1 notice that every 20 minutes there is a city bus coming in the opposite direction and every 30 minute there is a city bus overtaking mefrom behind. What is the time gap between one city bus passing a stationary point known as local Bus Stop beside the route and the immediately next city bus in the same direction passing the same stationary point?