Quiz On Shortcut Of Boats

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Whether you like math or not, problems that involve boat speed seem to be math teacher's favorite. Not only are they complex but it seems that they push the student to reason and apply the formulas he/she has assimilated throughout the year. So, are you a big fan of boat problems? If yes, try our quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is the direction of a boat along with the stream called?
    • A. 

      Downstream

    • B. 

      Upstream

    • C. 

      Forward

    • D. 

      Aft

  • 2. 
    How is the direction of a boat against the stream called?
    • A. 

      Abeam

    • B. 

      Upstream

    • C. 

      Port quarter

    • D. 

      Port bow

  • 3. 
    What's the formula for the speed of water?
    • A. 

      P km/hr

    • B. 

      V km/hr

    • C. 

      A km/hr

    • D. 

      S km/hr

  • 4. 
    What's the formula for the speed of the boat in calm water?
    • A. 

      U km/hr

    • B. 

      V km/hr

    • C. 

      P km/hr

    • D. 

      S km/hr

  • 5. 
    What's the formula for speed downstream?
    • A. 

      V km/hr

    • B. 

      (U+V) km/hr

    • C. 

      U km/hr

    • D. 

      (U/V) (km/hr)

  • 6. 
    What's the formula for speed upstream?
    • A. 

      (U-V) km/hr

    • B. 

      V km/hr

    • C. 

      U km/hr

    • D. 

      (U+V) km/hr

  • 7. 
    What's the formula for the speed in still water?
    • A. 

      2 (x+y) km/hr

    • B. 

      1/2 (x+y) km/hr

    • C. 

      (x+y) km/hr

    • D. 

      3/2 (x+y) km/hr

  • 8. 
    A boatman covers a distance of 24 km against the water current and 36 km in direction of the water current. If it takes each time 6 hours, then find the speed of current.
    • A. 

      1 km/hr

    • B. 

      2 km/hr

    • C. 

      3 km/hr

    • D. 

      4 km/hr

  • 9. 
    A boat in one hour covers about 12 km along with stream and 6 km against the stream. Find the speed of boat in still water.
    • A. 

      5 km/hr

    • B. 

      7 km/hr

    • C. 

      9 km/hr

    • D. 

      11 km/hr

  • 10. 
    A fisherman sailing upstream and covers 16 km and sailing downstream and covers 25 km taking 6 hours each time. Find the velocity of water current.
    • A. 

      1 km/hr

    • B. 

      2 km/hr

    • C. 

      3 km/hr

    • D. 

      4 km/hr

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