**TIME AND DISTANCE**

**Questions Part 1**

**1.**A motor starts with the speed of 70 kmph with its speed increasing every two hours by 10 kmph. In how many hours will it cover 345 kms ?

(1) 2 1/4 hours

(2) 4 1/

2 hours

(3) 4 hours 5 minutes

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Canara Bank PO Exam. 09.02.2003)**

**2.**A train running at the speed of 20 metres/ second crosses a pole in 24 seconds less than the time it requires to cross a platform thrice its length at the same speed. What is the length of the train ?

(1) 270 metres

(2) 340 metres

(3) 180 metres

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Union Bank of India PO**

**Exam. 27.11.2005)**

**3.**A man takes 6 hours 35 minutes in walking to a certain place and riding back. He would have taken 2 hours less by riding both ways. What would be the time he would take to walk both ways ?

(1) 4 hours 35 minutes

(2) 8 hours 35 minutes

(3) 10 hours

(4) 8 hours 25 minutes

(5) None of these

**(Bank Of Maharashtra PO**

**Exam. 25.05.2008)**

**4.**A train travelling at the speed of 60 kmph crosses a platform in 20 seconds. What is the length of the train ?

(1) 333 metres

(2) 300 metres

(3) 336 metres

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Indian Overseas Bank PO**

**Exam. 15.06.2008)**

**5.**A boat running downstreams covers a distance of 30 kms in 2 hours. While coming back the boat takes 6 hours to cover the same distance. If the speed of the current is half that of the boat, what is the speed of that boat in kmph ?

(1) 15

(2) 5

(3) 10

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Indian Overseas Bank PO**

**Exam. 15.06.2008)**

**6.**Samir drove at the speed of 45 kmph. from home to a resort. Returning over the same route, he got stuck in traffic and took an hour longer, also he could drive only at the speed of 40 kmph. How many kilometres did he drive each way ?

(1) 250 kms. (2) 300 kms.

(3) 310 kms. (4) 275 kms.

(5) None of these

**(Bank Of Baroda Specialist**

**Officer Exam. 05.10.2008)**

**7.**A 240 metres long train crosses a platform twice its lenght in 40 seconds. What is the speed of the train ?

(1) 6 metres/sec.

(2) 28 metres/sec.

(3) 18 metres/sec.

(4) 16 metres/sec.

(5) None of these

**(PNB Agriculture Officer**

**Exam. 04.01.2009)**

**8.**A boat running at the speed of 34 kmph downstream covers a distance of 4.8 kms, in 8 minutes. The same boat while running upstream at same speed covers the same distance in 9 minutes. What is the speed of the current ?

(1) 2.4 kmph (2) 3 kmph

(3) 2 kmph (4) 3.2 kmph

(5) None of these

**(PNB Specialist Officer’s**

**Exam. 16.08.2009)**

**9.**A bus started its journey from Ramgarh and reached Devgarh in 44 minutes with its average speed of 50 km/hour. If the average speed of the bus is increased by 5 km/hour, how much time will it take to cover the same distance ?

(1) 40 minutes (2) 38 minutes

(3) 36 minutes (4) 31 minutes

(5) 49 minutes

**(Corporation Bank PO**

**Exam. 22.11.2009)**

**10.**A man walked at a speed of 4 km/hr from point A to B and came back from point B to A at the speed of 6 km/hr. What would be the ratio between the time taken by man in walking from point A to B to point B to A respectively ?

(1) 5 : 3 (2) 2 : 3

(3) 2 : 1 (4) 4 : 3

(5) 3:2

(3) 2 : 1 (4) 4 : 3

(5) 3:2

**(Corporation Bank P0****Exam. 22.11.2009)**

**11.**A bus covered a certain distance from village A to village B at the speed of 60 km/hr. However on its return journey it got stuck in traffic and covered the same distance at the speed of 40 km/hr. and took 2 hours more to reach its destination. What is the distance covered between village A and B ?

(1) 240 km.

(2) 260 km.

(3) 200 km.

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

(2) 260 km.

(3) 200 km.

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Indian Bank Rural Marketing****Officer Exam. 03.01.2010)**

**12.**A train speeds past a pole in 20 seconds and speeds past a platform 100 metres in length in 30 seconds. What is the length of the train ?

(1) 100 metre (2) 150 metre

(3) 180 metre (4) 200 metre

(5) None of these

**(Indian Bank Rural Marketing**

**Officer Exam. 03.01.2010**

**13.**A 320 metre long train takes 80 seconds more to cross a platform twice its length than it takes to cross a pole at the same speed. What is the speed of the train in metre/second ?

(1) 16

(2) 10

(3) 6

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Bank Of India Banking Officer**

**Exam. 24.01.2010)**

14. A 180-metre long train crosses another 270-metre long train running in the opposite direction in 10.8 seconds. If the

speed of the first train is 60 kmph., what is the speed of the second train in kmph ?

(1) 80

(2) 90

(3) 150

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 21.02.2010)**

**15.**The respective ratio between the speeds of a car, a train and a bus is 5 : 9 : 4. The average speed of the car, the bus and the train is 72 kmph together. What is the average speed of the car and the train together ?

(1) 82 kmph

(2) 78 kmph

(3) 84 kmph

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Punjab & Slnd Bank PO**

**Exam. 16.05.2010)**

**16.**The ratio between the speed of a train and a car is 16 : 15 respectively. Also, a bus covered a distance of 480 kms. in 8 hours.The speed of the bus is three-fourth the speed of the train. How much distance will the car cover in 6 hours ?

(1) 450 km

(2) 480 km

(3) 360 km

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Bank Of Baroda PO Exam. 30.05.2010)**

**17.**A man crosses a stationary train in 12 minutes. The same train crosses a man in 54 seconds. What is the respective ratio between the speed of the train and the man ?

(1) 40 : 7

(2) 400 : 3

(3) 40 : 3

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Bank Of Baroda PO Exam. 30.05.2010)**

**18.**Train-A crosses a stationary train -B in 50 seconds and a pole in 20 seconds with the same speed. The length of the train-A is 240 metres. What is the length of the stationary Train-B ?

(1) 360 metres

(2) 260 metres

(3) 300 metres

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Central Bank Of India PO**

**Exam. 25.07.2010)**

**19.**The respective ratio between the speeds of a car, a jeep and tractor is 3 : 5 : 2. The speed of the jeep is 250 percent of the speed of the tractor which covers 360 km in 12 hours. What is the average speed of car and jeep together ?

(1) 60 km/hr.

(2) 75 km/hr.(3) 40 km/hr.

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Central Bank Of India**

**PO Exam. 25.07.2010)**

**20.**A man crosses a stationary bus in 18 seconds. The same bus crosses a pole in 4 seconds. What is the respective ratio between the speed of the bus and the speed of the man ?

(1) 9 : 2

(2) 9 : 4

(3) 18 : 5

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**(Syndicate Bank PO Exam. 29.08.2010)**

**Answerkey**

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