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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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How can u solve ex 4

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LIterally contradict yourself by saying distance is greater than or equal to displacement then saying that displacement can never be less than distance but if distance is greater than or equal to then displacement would be less than or equal too sick contradiction


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Rinku Uppal
Rinku Uppal

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

Udayan Ramachandran
Udayan Ramachandran

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



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