General Aptitude - Time , Speed and Distance

Question - 1

A train running at \(\frac { 8 }{ 11 }\) of its own speed reached a place in \(5\frac { 1 }{ 2 } \) h. How much time could be saved, if the train would have run at its own speed?

  • A \( 2\frac { 1 }{ 2 } h\)
  • B  2h
  • C \(1\frac { 1 }{ 2 } h\)
  • D 1 h

Question - 2

Starting from his one day, a student walks at a speed of 3 Km/h and reaches his school 5 min late. Next day he increases his speed by 1 Km/h and reaches the school 3 min early. How far is the school from his house?

  • A 1.6 km
  • B 1.24 km
  • C 1.36 km
  • D 1.8 km

Question - 3

Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 24 km/h and including stoppages, it is  20 km/h. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

  • A 8 min
  • B 12 min
  • C 10 min
  • D 14 min

Question - 4

In a flight of 800 km, an aircraft was slowed down due to bad weather. Its average speed for the trip was reduced by 200 km/h and the time of flight increased by 20 min. The duration of the flight is

  • A \(\frac { 3 }{ 5 } h\)
  • B \(\frac { 1 }{ 2 } h\)
  • C 1 h
  • D \(1\frac { 1 }{ 2 } h\)

Question - 5

Two cyclists start from the same place in opposite directions. One goes towards North at 12 km/h and the other goes towards South at 15 km/h. What time will they take to be 8.1 km apart?

  • A 18 min
  • B 17 min
  • C 16 min
  • D 15 min

Question - 6

Two trains start from A and B respectively and travel towards each other at the speeds of 60 km/h and 45 km/h respectively. By the time they meet, the first train has travelled 30 km more than the second. The distance between A and B is

  • A 240 km
  • B 180 km
  • C 210 km
  • D 175 km

Question - 7

A train X leaves P at 6 am and reaches Q at 10 am. Another train Y leaves Q at 8 am reaches P at 11.30 am. At what time do the two trains cross each other?

  • A 8 : 24 am
  • B 8 : 56 am
  • C 9 am
  • D None of these

Question - 8

A man takes 4 h 20 min in walking to a certain place and riding back. He would have gained 1 h 30 min by riding both ways. The time he would take to walk both ways is

  • A 5 h 50 min
  • B 4 h 45 min
  • C 5h 30 min
  • D 4 h 30 min

Question - 9

A goods train runs at the speed of 63 km/h and crosses a 250 m long bridge in 28 s, what is the length of the goods train?

  • A 230 m
  • B 210 m
  • C 250 m
  • D 240 m

Question - 10

How many seconds will a 375 m long train take to cross a man walking with a speed of 2 km/h in the direction of the moving train, if the speed of the train is 56 km/h?

  • A 25 s
  • B 24 s
  • C 28 s
  • D 21 s
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