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: The distance between Lucknow and Delhi is 700 km. Rajdhani express starts from Delhi for the Lucknow at 60 km/h.50 minutes later lucknow express leaves lucknow for Delhi on the parallel tracks at 70 km/h. How far from lucknow will they cross each other?

Answer:350 km

Question: Patna express travels first 560 km in 7 hours and rest 360 km in 9 hours. What is the average speed of the train?

Answer:57.5 km/h

Question: Jammutavi express leaves Jammu for Kanya Kumari at 120 km/h and returns to Jammu at 80 km/h . What is the average speed of the train during the whole journey?

Answer:96 km/h

Question: In the above question if the total time taken by the train is 25 hours, what is the distance between these two placed?

Answer:1200 km

Question: Roorkee express normally reaches its destination at 50 km/h in 30 hours. Find the speed at which it travels to reduce the time by 10 hours?

Answer:75 km/h

Question: Two trains A and B start simultaneously in the opposite direction from two points P and Q and arrive at their destinations 16 and 9 hours respectively after their meeting each other. At what speed does the second train B travel if the first train travels at 120 km/h per hour:

Answer:160 km/h

Question: There are two trains running on two parallel tracks. Length of each train is 120 m. When they are running in opposite directions, they cross each other in 4 seconds and when they are running in the same direction they cross in 12 seconds. What is the speed of the faster train?

Answer:144 km/h

Question: Two trains are travelling in the same direction at 22.5 km/h and 7.5 km/h respectively. The faster train crosses a man in the slower train in 18 seconds. What is length of the faster train?

Answer:75 m

Question: A train covers a certain distance moving at a speed of 60 km/h However if it were to halt for a fixed time every hour, its average speed comes out to be 50km/h. For how much time does the train halt every hour?

Answer:10 min

Question: Two horses start trotting towards each other, one from A to B and another from B to A. They cross each other after one hour and the first horse reaches B, 5/6 hour before the secon What is the speed of the slower horse?

Answer:20 km/h

Question: Pankaj walked at 5 km/h for certain part of the journey and then he took an auto for the remaining part of the journey travelling at 25 km/h. If he took 10 hours for the entire journey. What part of journey did he travelled by auto if the average speed to the entire journey be 17 km/h:

Answer:150 km

Question: A car travelled first 36 km at 6 km/h faster than the usual speed,but it returned the same distance at 6 km/h slower than the usual speed. If the total time taken by car is 8 hours, for how many hours does it travelled at the faster speed?


Question: A dog starts chasing to a cat 2 hours later. It takes 2 hours to dog to catch the cat. If the speed of the dog is 30 km/h, what is the speed of cat?

Answer:15 km/h

Question: Prachi starts from Barabanki at 6 am at constant speed of 60 km/h. She halts at lucknow for half an hour and then drives at 40 km/h. If she reaches Kanpur at 9:30 am, which is 160 km from Barabanki, how far is Barabanki from Luchnow?

Answer:120 km

Question: Two trains whose respective lengths are 200 m and 250 m cross each other in 18 s, when they are travelling in opposite direction and in 1 min, when they are travelling in the same direction.What is the speed of the faster train (in km/h) ?


Question: Abhinav started for the station half a km from his home walking at 1 km/h to catch the train in time. After 3 minutes he realised that he had forgotten a document at home and returned in catching the train. Find his latter speed in km/h :


Question: The ratio of speeds at which Anil and Mukesh walk is 3:4 Anil takes 30 minutes more than the time taken by Mukesh in reaching the destination.
If Anil drives the car at twice the speed of his walking then the time required to reach his destination by car is:

Answer:60 min

Question: The ratio of speeds at which Anil and Mukesh walk is 3:4 Anil takes 30 minutes more than the time taken by Mukesh in reaching the destination.
If Anil drives the car at twice the speed of his walking then the time required to reach his destination by car is:
What is the total distance travelled by each of them, if the average of speeds of Anil and Mukesh is 28 km/h?


Question: Train X starts from point B at the same time that train Y starts from B to A. point A and B are 300 km apart. The trains are moving at a constant speed atleast at 25 km/h . The trains takes atleast 2 more hours to reach the destination. By which time will the slower train have difinitely reached its destination? (Ignoring the length of trains in corssing)

Answer:7.5 hours after the start

Question: In reaching the Purnagirl a man took half as long again to climb the second third as he did to climb the first third and a quarter as long again for the last third as for the second third. He took altogether 5 hr 50 minutes. Find the time he spent on the first third of the journey?

Answer:80 min