Online Mock Test -5: Speed, Time & Distance

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  • 1. 
    A train traveling at 72 kmph crosses a platform in 30 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 18 seconds. What is the length of the platform in meters?
    • A. 

      240 meters

    • B. 

      360 meters

    • C. 

      420 meters

    • D. 

      600 meters

  • 2. 
    A train traveling at 100 kmph overtakes a motorbike traveling at 64 kmph in 40 seconds. What is the length of the train in meters?
    • A. 

      1777 meters

    • B. 

      1822 meters

    • C. 

      400 meters

    • D. 

      1400 meters

  • 3. 
    Jim travels the first 3 hours of his journey at 60 mph speed and the remaining 5 hours at 24 mph speed What is the average speed of Jim's travel in mph?
    • A. 

      42 mph

    • B. 

      36 mph

    • C. 

      37.5 mph

    • D. 

      42.5 mph

  • 4. 
    A man can row 50 km upstream and 72 km downstream in 9 hours. He can also row 70 km upstream and 90 km downstream in 12 hours. What is  the rate of current ?
    • A. 

      3 kmph

    • B. 

      8 kmph

    • C. 

      4 kmph

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Ram covers a part of the journey at 20 kmph and the balance at 70 kmph taking total of 8 hours to cover the distance of 400 km. How many hours has been driving at 20 kmph?
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      3 hours 20 minutes

    • C. 

      4 hours 40 minutes

    • D. 

      3 hours 12 minutes

  • 6. 
    Yana and Gupta leave points x and y towards y and x respectively simultaneously and travel in the same route. After meeting each other on the way, Yana takes 4 hours to reach her destination, while Gupta takes 9 hours to reach his destination. If the speed of Yana is 48 km/hr, what is the speed of Gupta?
    • A. 

      72 kmph

    • B. 

      32 mph

    • C. 

      20 mph

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    By walking at 3/4th of his usual speed, a man reaches office 20 minutes later than usual. What is his usual time?
    • A. 

      30 min

    • B. 

      60 min

    • C. 

      70 min

    • D. 

      50 min

  • 8. 
     I travel the first part of my journey at 40 kmph and the second part at 60 kmph and cover the total distance of 240 km to my destination in 5 hours. How long did the first part of my journey last?
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      2 hours 24 minutes

  • 9. 
    A passenger train covers the distance between stations X and Y, 50 minutes faster than a goods train. Find this distance if the average speed of the passenger train is 60 kmph and that of goods train is 20 kmph.
    • A. 

      20 kms

    • B. 

      25 kms

    • C. 

      45 kms

    • D. 

      40 kms

  • 10. 
    The speed of a motor boat itself is 20 km/h and the rate of flow of the river is 4 km/h. Moving with the stream the boat went 120 km. What distance will the boat cover during the same time going against the stream?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      100