Time and Distance Questions and Answers


General Aptitude

Time and Distance


    1) 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
Answer: B

    2) An aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in 11-div-2by3.gif hours, it must travel at a speed of:

  • A)300 kmph
  • B)360 kmph
  • C)600 kmph
  • D)720 kmph
Answer: D

    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
Answer: A

    4) A train can travel 50% faster than a car. Both start from point A at the same time and reach point B 75 kms away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the train lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the stations. The speed of the car is:

  • A)100 kmph
  • B)110 kmph
  • C)120 kmph
  • D)130 kmph
Answer: C

    5) 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
Answer: B