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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: A ship after sailing 12 km. towards south from a particular place covered 5 km more towards east. Then the straightway distance of the ship from that place is;

Answer:13 km

Question: Two poles of height 7 m stand on a plane ground. If the distance between their feet is 12 m the distance between their top will be :

Question: A farmer traveled a distance of 61 km. in 9 hrs. He traveled partly on foot at the rate of 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle at the rate of 9 km/hr. The distance traveled on foot is :

Answer:16 km.

Question: Raj and Prem walk in opposite direction at the rate of 3 km and 2 km per hour respectively. How far will they be from each other after 2 hrs. ?

Answer:10 km

Question: Two circles touch externally. The sum of their area is 130Ï€ sq cm and the distance between their centres is 14 cm. The radius of the smaller circle is :


Question: A train runs at an average speed of 75 km/hr. If the distance to be covered is 1050 kms. How long will the train take to cover it?

Answer:14 hrs.

Question: If a person travels from a point L towards east for 12 km. and then travels 5 km. towards north and reaches a point M, then shortest distance from L to M is:


Question: A train leaves station A at 5 AM and reaches station B at 9 AM on the same day. Another train leaves station B at 7 AM and reaches station A at 10.30 AM on the same day. The time at which the two trains cross one another is :

Answer:7.56 AM

Question: A car travels at a speed of 60 km/h and covers a particular distance in 1 h. How long will it take for another car to cover the same distance at 40 km/h ?

Answer:3/2 h

Question: Two trains X and Y start from Jodhpur to Jaipur and from jaipur to Jodhpur, respectively. After passing each other they take 4 h 48 min. and 3 h 20 min. to reach Jaipur and Jodhpur, respectively. If X is moving at 45 km/h, the speed of Y is:

Answer:64.8 km/h

Question: A motorist travels to a place 150 km. away at an average speed of 50 km/h and returns at 30 km/h. His average speed for the whole journey in km./h is :


Question: The area of a square park is 25 sq km. The time taken to complete a round of the field once, at a speed of 3 km/h is:

Answer:6 h 40 min

Question: A horse taken 2 (1/2)s to complete a round around a circular field. If the speed of the horse was 66 m/s, then the radius of the field is (given π=22/7)

Answer:26.25 m

Question: Two trains start from stations A and B and travel towards each other at speeds of 50 km/h and 60 km/h respectively. At the time of their meeting, the second train has traveled 120 km. more than the first. The distance between A and B is :

Answer:1320 km

Question: An elephant of length 4 m is at one corner of a rectangular cage of size ( 16 m x 30 m) and faces towards the diagonally opposite corner. If the elephant starts moving towards the diagonally opposite corner it takes 15 s to reach this corner. Find the speed of the elephant.

Answer:2 m/s

Question: A motorist travels along the boundary of a square field of area 1476225 m² , at 36 km/h. He returns to starting point in :

Answer:8 min. 6 s.

Question: A truck travels 90 km/h for the first 1 (1/2) h, After that it travels 70 km/h. Find the time taken by the truck to travel 310 km.

Answer:2.5 h

Question: Two train, of same length, are running in parallel tracks in opossite dietions with speed 65 km/h and 85 km/h respectively. They cross each other in 6s. The length of each train is :

Answer:125 m

Question: The speed of bus is 72 km/h. The distance covered by the bus in 5s is :

Answer:100 m

Question: Two men start together to walk a certain distance, one at 4 km/h and another at 3 km/h. The former arrives half an hour before the latter. Find the distance.

Answer:6 km