Problems on Trains Questions and Answers


General Aptitude

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


    26) A train overtakes two persons who are walking in the same direction in which the train is going, at the rate of 2 kmph and 4 kmph and passes them completely in 9 and 10 seconds respectively. The length of the train is:

  • A)45 m
  • B)50 m
  • C)54 m
  • D)72 m
Answer: B

    27) A train overtakes two persons walking along a railway track. The first one walks at 4.5 km/hr. The other one walks at 5.4 km/hr. The train needs 8.4 and 8.5 seconds respectively to overtake them. What is the speed of the train if both the persons are walking in the same direction as the train?

  • A)66 km/hr
  • B)72 km/hr
  • C)78 km/hr
  • D)81 km/hr
Answer: D

    28) A train travelling at 48 kmph completely crosses another train having half its length and travelling in opposite direction at 42 kmph, in 12 seconds. It also passes a railway platform in 45 seconds. The length of the platform is

  • A)400 m
  • B)450 m
  • C)560 m
  • D)600 m
Answer: A

    29) Two stations A and B are 110 km apart on a straight line. One train starts from A at 7 a.m. and travels towards B at 20 kmph. Another train starts from B at 8 a.m. and travels towards A at a speed of 25 kmph. At what time will they meet?

  • A)9 a.m.
  • B)10 a.m.
  • C)10.30 a.m.
  • D)11 a.m.
Answer: B

    30) Two, trains, one from Howrah to Patna and the other from Patna to Howrah, start simultaneously. After they meet, the trains reach their destinations after 9 hours and 16 hours respectively. The ratio of their speeds is:

  • A)2 : 3
  • B)4 : 3
  • C)6 : 7
  • D)9 : 16
Answer: B