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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: Walking at four fifth of his usual speed Vijay Malya reaches his office 15 minutes late on a particular day. The next day, he walked at 5/4 of his usual. How early would he be to the office when compared to the previous day?

Answer:27 min


Question: A man travels the first part of his journey at 20 km/h and the next at 70 km/h, covering the entire journey at an average speed of 50 km/h. What is the ratio of the distance that he covered at 20 km/h to that he covered at 70km/h?

Answer:4:21


Question: Anjali fires two bullets from the same place at an interval of 6 minutes but Bhagwat sitting in a car approaching the place of firing hears the second fire 5 miuntes 32 seconds after the first firing. What is the speed of car, if the speed of sound is 332m/s?

Answer:28 m/s


Question: A car crosses a man walking at 6 km/h. The man can see the things upto 450 m only in one direction due to fog. He sees the car which was going in the same direction for 4.5 minutes. What is the speed of the car?

Answer:12 km/h


Question: A man takes 4h 20 minutes in walking to a certain place and riding back. If he walk on both sides he loses 1 h. The time he would take by riding both ways is:

Answer:3 h 20 min


Question: A train met with an accident 120 km from station A. It completed the remaining journey at 5/6 of its previous speed and reached 2 hours late at station B. Had the accident taken place 300 km further, it would have been only 1 hour late? What is the speed of the train?

Answer:60 km/h


Question: For the above question what is the total distance between A and B?

Answer:720 km


Question: The whell of an engine of 300 cm in circumference makes 10 revolutions in 6 seconds. What is the speed of the whell (in km/h)?

Answer:18


Question: A man can row downstream at 12 km/h and upstream at 8 km/h. What is the speed of man in still water?

Answer:10 km/h


Question: A man can row upstream at 15 km/h and downstream at 21 km/h. The speed of water current of the river is:

Answer:3 km/h


Question: A boat moves downstream at 1 km in 5 minutes and upstream at 1 km in 12 minutes. What is the speed of current?

Answer:.3.5 km/h


Question: A man rows downstream 60 km and upstream 36 km, taking 4 hours each time. The speed of the man is:

Answer:12 km/h


Question: A man can row 5 km/h in still water. If the rate of current is 1 km/h, it takes 5/4 hours to row to a place and back. How far is the place?

Answer:10 h


Question: A man can swim 5 km/h in still water. If the speed of current be 3 km/h, the time taken by him to swim to a place 16 km upstream and bock is:

Answer:10 h


Question: A man can row 5 km/h in still water. If the rate of current is 1 km/h, it takes 5/4 hours to row to a place and back. How far is the place?

Answer:3 km


Question: A boat covers 48 km upstream and 72 km downstream in 12 hours, while it covers 72 km upstream in 12 hours, while it covers 72 km upstream and 48 km downstream in 13 hours. The speed of stream is:

Answer:2 km/h


Question: A motor boat takes 3 hours to travel a distance of 9 km downstream and it takes 6 hours to travel the same distance against the current. The speed of the boat in still water and that of the current (in km/h) respectively are:

Answer:3,1.5


Question: A man can row 15 km/h in still water and he finds that is takes him twice as much time to row up that as to row down the same distance in the river. The speed of the current (in km/h )is:

Answer:5 km/h


Question: A motor boat takes 12 hours to go downstream and it takes 24 hours to return the same distance. What is the time taken by boat in still water?

Answer:16 h


Question: The speed of a boat in upstream is 2/3 that of downstream. Find the ratio of speed of boat in still water and to the average speed of boat in downstream and upstream?

Answer:25/24