Problems on Trains Questions and Answers

General Aptitude

Direction : What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions ?

    11) A goods train runs at the speed of 72 kmph and crosses a 250 m long platform in 26 seconds. What is the length of the goods train?

  • A)230 m
  • B)240 m
  • C)260 m
  • D)270 m
Answer: D

    12) Two trains, each 100 m long, moving in opposite directions, cross each other in 8 seconds. If one is moving twice as fast the other, then the speed of the faster train is:

  • A)30 km/hr
  • B)45 km/hr
  • C)60 km/hr
  • D)75 km/hr
Answer: C

    13) Two trains 140 m and 160 m long run at the speed of 60 km/hr and 40 km/hr respectively in opposite directions on parallel tracks. The time (in seconds) which they take to cross each other, is:

  • A)9
  • B)9.6
  • C)10
  • D)10.8
Answer: D

    14) A train 110 metres long is running with a speed of 60 kmph. In what time will it pass a man who is running at 6 kmph in the direction opposite to that in which the train is going?

  • A)5 sec
  • B)6 sec
  • C)7 sec
  • D)10 sec
Answer: B

    15) A train travelling at a speed of 75 mph enters a tunnel 31/2 miles long. The train is 1/4 mile long. How long does it take for the train to pass through the tunnel from the moment the front enters to the moment the rear emerges?

  • A)2.5 min
  • B)3 min
  • C)3.2 min
  • D)3.5 min
Answer: B