Time Speed and distance QUESTIONS

Exam NameTime Speed and distance QUESTIONS
DescriptionTime 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

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Question: Waking at 3/2 of his normal speed Sehwag takes 40minutes less than the usual time .what is the new time taken by Sehwag?

Answer:Answer =2hours

Question: p and q run ona circular track of 100m. speed of p is 250m/sec and that of q is 400m/sec.in how many points on a circular track will they meet of they start from the same point?

Question: An individual is cycling at a speed of 25 km. per hour. He catches his predecessor who had started earlier in two hours. What is the speed of his predecessor who had started 3 hours earlier ?

Answer:10 km per hour

Question: If a 36 inches long strip of cloth shrinks to 33 inches after being washed, how many inches long will the same strip remain after washing if it were 48 inches long ?

Answer:44 inches

Question: A gun is fired at a distance of 1.34 km. from Geeta. She hears the sound after 4 s. The speed at which sound travel is:

Answer:335 m/s

Question: If I walk at 5 km/h, I miss a train by 7 min. However, if I walk at 6 km/h I rech the station 5 min before the departure of train. The distance between my house and the station is :

Answer:6 km

Question: A and B are 20 km apart. A can walk at an average speed of 4 km/h and B at 6 km/h. If they start walking towards each other at 7.00 am, when they will meet ?

Answer:9.00 am

Question: A car travels from P to Q at a constant speed. If its speed were increased by 10 km/h, it would have been taken one hour lesser to cover the distance. It would have taken further 45 min lesser if the speed was further increased by 10 km/h. The distance between the two cities is :

Answer:600 km

Question: A, B and C start together from the same point to travel around a circular island 30 km in circumference. A and B are travelling in the same direction and C is in the opposite direction. If A travels 5 km, B travels 7 km and C travels 8 km. in an hour, then they all come together again after:

Answer:30 h

Question: With an average speed of 40 km/h a train reaches its destination in time. If it goes with an averages speed of 35 km/h ot os ;ate bu 15 min. The total journey is :

Answer:70 km

Question: Two friends started for a place one by motor cycle and the other by train. The speed of motor cycle is 30 km/h and that of train is 24 km/h. The first one takes 6 h 12 min to reach the destination. find the time of reaching of second one.

Answer:7.75 h

Question: A man rides at the rate of 18 km/h but stops for 6 min. to change horses at the end of every 7th km. The time that he will take to cover a distance of 90 km is :

Answer:6 h 12 min

Question: A, B and C walk 1 km. in 5 min, 8 min, and 10 min, respectively. C starts walking from a point, at a certain time, B starts from the same point 1 min. later and A starts from the same point 2 min. later than C. Then, A meet B and C at times

Answer:2 min, 5/3 min

Question: A person observed that he required 30 s time to cross a circular ground along its diameter than to cover it one along the boundary. If his speed was 30 m/min, the the radius of the circular ground is ( take r 22/7 )

Answer:3.5 m

Question: A person travels 285 km in 6 h. In the first part of the journey, he travels at 40 km/h by bus. In the second part, he travels at 55 km/h by train. The distance traveled by train.

Answer:165 km.

Question: A student goes to school at the rate of 2 1/2 km/h and reaches 6 min late. If he travels at the speed of 3 km/h, he is 10 min early. The distance (in km.) between the school and his house is :


Question: Walking 6/7th of his usual speed, a man is 12 min too late. The usual time taken by him to cover that distance is :

Answer:1 h 12 min

Question: If I walk at 5 km./h, I miss a train by 7 min. If, however, I walk at 6 km./h, I reach the station 5 min. before the departure of the train. The distance (in km.) between my house and the station is :


Question: Buses start from a bus terminal with a speed of 20 km/h at interval of 10 min. What is the speed of a man coming from the opposite direction towards the bus terminal if he meets the buses at intervals of 8 min.?

Answer:7 km/h

Question: By walking at 3/4 of his usual speed, a man reaches his office 20 min. later than his usual time. The usual time taken by him to reach his office is :

Answer:60 min