Time & Speed

Time & Speed Practice Questions

Time & Speed Practice Questions section has all the different types of questions that are expected from this section. Here in the Time & Speed Practice Questions section, we have questions that will test and check your clarity of the concepts related to this section. Before attempting the following section on Time & Speed Practice Questions, you should read carefully the other related topics of this chapter. Now let us see what different types of questions can be asked in this section.

Time & Speed Practice Questions

Part A

Q1: An aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in 1(2/3) hours, it must travel at a speed of:               [S. S. C. 2000]

A) 300 kmph              B) 360 kmph             C) 600 kmph             D) 720 kmph

Q2: A salesman travels a distance of 50 km in 2 hours and 30 minutes. How much faster, in kilometres per hour, on an average, must he travel to make such a trip in 5/6 hour less time?                   [Hotel Management]

A) 10              B) 20           C) 30             D) None of these

Q3: A person has to cover a distance of 6 km in 45 minutes. If he covers one-half of the distance in two-thirds of the total time; to cover the remaining distance in the remaining time, his speed (in km/hr) must be:          [S.S.C.  1999]

A) 6         B) 8         C) 12             D) 15

Q4: A man performs 3/5 of the total journey by rail, 17/20 by bus and the remaining 6.5 km on foot. His total journey is:

A) 65 km           B) 100 km           C) 120 km          D) 130 km

Q5: A can complete a journey in 10 hours. He travels first half of the journey at the rate of 21 km/hr and second half at the rate of 24 km/hr. Find the total journey in km.     [Assistant Grade, 1997]

A) 220 km            B) 224 km               C) 230 km               D) 234 km

Q6: A person travels equal distances with speeds of 3 km/hr, 4 km/hr and 5 km/hr and takes a total time of 47 minutes. The total distance (in km) is:             [R. R. B. 2001]

A) 2          B) 3           C) 4            D) 5

Time & Speed Practice Questions

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: D), Q2: A), Q3: C), Q4: D), Q5: B), Q6: B)

Part B

Q1: The distance between two cities A and B is 330 km. A train starts from A at 8 am and travels towards B at 60 km/hr. Another train starts from B at 9 am and travels towards A at 75 km/hr. At what time do they meet?      [LIC, 2003]

A) 10 am             B) 10:30 am           C) 11 am              D) 11: 30 am

Q2: The jogging track in a sports complex is 726 metres in circumference. Deepak and his wife start from the same point and walk in opposite directions at 4.5 km/hr and 3.75 km/hr respectively. They will meet for the first time in:            [M.A.T. 2003]

A) 4.9 min          B) 5.28 min            C) 5.5 min          D) 6 min

Q3: A and B walk around a circular track. They start at 8 am from the same point in the opposite directions. A and B walk at a speed of 2 rounds per hour and 3 rounds per hour respectively. How many times shall they cross each before 9:30 am?           [UPSC 2002]

A) 5          B) 6         C) 7           D) 8

Q4: Two cars P and Q start at the same time from A and B which are 120 km apart. If the two cars travel in opposite directions, they meet after one hour and if they travel in the same direction (from A towards B), then P meets Q after 6 hours. What is the speed of car P?          [SBI PO 2000]

A) 60 kmph                  B) 70 kmph                  C) 120 kmph                   D) Data inadequate           E) None of these.

Q5: Two trains starting at the same time from two stations 200 km apart and going in opposite directions cross each other at a distance of 110 km from one of the stations. What is the ratio of their speeds?

A) 9: 20             B) 11: 9            C) 11: 20                 D) None of these.

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: C), Q2: B), Q3: C), Q4: B), Q5: B)

Part C

Q1: Two trains start from P and Q respectively and travel towards each other at a speed of 50 km/hr and 40 km/hr respectively. By the time they meet, the first train has travelled 100 km more than the second. The distance between P and Q is:               [S.S.C.  2000]

A) 500 km              B) 630 km             C) 660 km                 D) 900 km

Q2: Bombay Express left Delhi for Bombay at 14.30 hrs, travelling at a speed of 60 kmph and Rajdhani Express left Delhi for Bombay on the same day at 16.30 hrs, travelling at a speed of 80 kmph. How far away from Delhi will the two trains meet?

A) 120 km                B) 360 km       C) 480 km                   D) 500 km

Q3: A train M leaves Meerut at 5 am and reaches Delhi at 9 am. Another train leaves Delhi at 7 am and reaches Meerut at 10:30 am. At what time do the two trains cross each other?

A) 7:36 am              B) 7:56 am     C) 8 am            D) 8:26 am

Q4: A man takes 5 hours 45 minutes in walking to a certain place and riding back. He would have gained 2 hours by riding both ways. The time he would take to walk both ways, is:

A) 3 hrs 45 min                   B) 7 hrs 30 min                 C) 7 hrs 45 min                  D) D) 11 hrs 45 min

Find Your Answer Here

Q1: D), Q2: C), Q3: E), Q4: D)

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6 responses to “Distance/Speed Relation”

  1. Rabi says:

    How can u solve ex 4

  2. Rinku Uppal says:

    Many of your questions are wrong let alone solutions. These waste our precious time and cause confusion

  3. Udayan Ramachandran says:

    The answer for Example 4 is wrong. The correct answer 425.6.

  4. Mohammad Essa says:

    Which destination can have a flight every day?
    How we can solve this question?

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