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## Time and Distance Questions and Answers

**Question : 1 ** The ratio between the speeds of two trains is 7 : 8. If the second train runs 400 km in 4 hours, then the speed of the first train is:

A. 70 km/hr

B. 75 km/hr

C. 84 km/hr

D. 87.5 km/hr

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**Correct Answer : ** D

**Explanation : **

Let the speed of two trains be 7x and 8x km/hr.

Then, 8x = 400/4 = 100

x = 100/8 = 12.5

Speed of first train = (7 x 12.5) km/hr = 87.5 km/hr.

**Question : 2** Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 54 kmph and including stoppages, it is 45 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

A. 9

B. 10

C. 12

D. 20

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**Correct Answer : ** B

**Explanation : **

Due to stoppages, it covers 9 km less.

Time taken to cover 9 km = (9/54) x 60 min = 10 min.

**Question : 3** If a person walks at 14 km/hr instead of 10 km/hr, he would have walked 20 km more. The actual distance travelled by him is:

A. 50 km

B. 56 km

C. 70 km

D. 80 km

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**Correct Answer : ** A

**Explanation : **

Let the actual distance travelled be x km.

Then, x/10 = (x + 20)/14

14x = 10x + 200

4x = 200

x = 50 km.

**Question : 4** An airplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5/3 hours. To cover the same distance in 1 hours, it must travel at a speed of:

A. 300 kmph

B. 360 kmph

C. 600 kmph

D. 720 kmph

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**Correct Answer : ** D

**Explanation : **

Distance = (240 x 5) = 1200 km.

Speed = Distance/Time

Speed = 1200/(5/3) km/hr.

Required speed = 1200 x (5/3) km/hr = 720 km/hr.

**Question : 5** A person crosses a 600 m long street in 5 minutes. What is his speed in km per hour?

A. 3.6

B. 7.2

C. 8.4

D. 10

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**Correct Answer : ** B

**Explanation : **

Speed = 600/(5 x 60) m/sec.

= 2 m/sec.

Converting m/sec to km/hr (see important formulas section)

= 2 x (18/5)km/hr

= 7.2 km/hr.