Speed, Time and Distance Questions [ 40 Most Important ] for SSC/IBPS

Speed, Time and Distance Questions

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Speed, Time and Distance Questions

A person covers a distance in 40 minutes. if he runs at a speed of 45 km/hr. on an average. Find the speed at which he must run to reduce the time of Journey to 30min.

  1. 50 km
  2. 35 km
  3. 60 km
  4. 36 km

Walking at 6/7 th of his usual speed, a man is 12 min late. The usual time taken by him to cover that distance is

  1. 1 hour
  2. 1 hour 12 minutes
  3. 75 minutes
  4. 1 hour 20 minutes

A student walks from his house at 5 km/hr and reaches his school 10 minute late. If his speed had been 6 km/hr he would have reached 15 minutes early. What is the distance between his school and house?

  1. 12.5 km
  2. 25 km
  3. 37.5 km
  4. 50 km

Walking at 3/4 th of her normal speed Shweta takes 2 hours more than the normal time. What is the normal time?

  1. 4 hours
  2. 5 hours
  3. 6 hours
  4. 8 hours

A motor car finishes a journey in 10 hrs. the first half at 21 km/hr. and the rest at 24 km/hr. Find the distance?

  1. 220 km
  2. 224 km
  3. 210 km
  4. 232 km

A person travels from P to Q at a speed of 40 km/hr. and returns by increasing his speed by 50%. What is his average speed for both the trips?

  1. 36 km/hr.
  2. 45 km/hr.
  3. 48 km/hr.
  4. 50 km/hr.

A man crosses a diagonal of square in two minutes at the speed of 6 km/hr. Find the area of the square

  1. 20000 m2
  2. 2000 m2
  3. 200 m2
  4. 200000 m2
Speed, Time and Distance Questions

Train goes from station A to another station B at a speed of 60 km/h but returns to A at a slower speed if its average speed for the trip is 48 km/h, the return speed of the train is:

  1. 40 km/h
  2. 50 km/h
  3. 52 km/h
  4. 47.4 km/h

Two persons A and B started walking from two different places towards each other. Ratio of their speeds be 3: 5, then what is the ratio of distances covered by A and B respectively till the point of meeting?

  1. 1:2
  2. 3:4
  3. 3:5
  4. 5:3

Two train 120 meters and 160 meters in length are running towards each other on parallel lines at the speed of 70 kmph and 42 kmph respectively. How long will it take to cross each other after they meet?

  1. 7 Seconds
  2. 8 Seconds
  3. 9 Seconds
  4. 10 Seconds

A boat can row 15 km per hour downstream and 9 km per hour upstream. The speed (in km/hour) of the boat in still water is:

  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 15

Manoj started 15 minutes late and by travelling at a speed which is 3/2 th of his usual speed reached his office 5 Minutes early, what is the usual time of his journey?

  1. 60 minutes
  2. 30 minutes
  3. 40 minutes
  4. 75 minutes

If a train, with a speed of 60 km/h, crossed a pole in 30 seconds, the length of the train (in meters) is:

  1. 1000
  2. 900
  3. 750
  4. 500

A train crosses two bridges 740 meters and 960 meters long in 54 and 65 seconds respectively find the speed of the train.

  1. 70 kmph
  2. 72 kmph
  3. 74 kmph
  4. 76 kmph
Speed, Time and Distance Questions

Two friends Tom and Jerry are 12.5 km apart. If they travel in the opposite direction they meet each other after half an hour and if they travel in the same direction they meet after 2.5 hours. If jerry travels faster what is his speed?

  1. 15 kmph
  2. 13 kmph
  3. 25 kmph
  4. Can’t be determined

A train, 110 meter long, is running at a speed of 60 kmph. How many seconds does it take to cross another train, 170 meter long, standing on parallel track?

  1. 15.6
  2. 16.8
  3. 17.2
  4. 18

Train A took 35 minutes to cover a distance of 50 km. If the speed of train B is 25% faster than train A, it will cover the same distance in:

  1. 25 minutes
  2. 28 minutes
  3. 30 minutes
  4. 36 minutes

A is twice as fast as B and B is thrice as fast as C. The journey covered by C in 30 Minutes will be covered by A in?

  1. 5 minutes
  2. 15 minutes
  3. 1 hour
  4. 1.5 hours

A 120 meter long train is running at a speed of 90 km per hour. It will cross a 230 m long railway platform in:

  1. 14 seconds
  2. 9 seconds
  3. 7 seconds
  4. 4 seconds

A 570 meter long train crosses a platform of equal length in 15 seconds. What is the speed of the train in meters/second?

  1. 76
  2. Cannot be determined
  3. 38
  4. 54

The speed of a boat in still water is 4 kmph while its speed against the stream is 2 kmph. What is the speed of the stream?

  1. None of these
  2. 3 kmph
  3. 2.5 kmph
  4. 3.5 kmph
Speed, Time and Distance Questions

A person covers a certain distance at the speed of 60 kmph and returns to the starting point at a speed of 40 kmph. Find the average speed (in km/hour) of the person for the whole journey.

  1. 50
  2. 48
  3. 42.5
  4. 45

Two trains of length 100 m and 80 m respectively run on parallel lines of rails. When running in the same direction the faster train passed the slower one in 18 second, but when they are running in opposite directions with the same speed as earlier, they pass each other in 9 seconds. Find the speed of each train. (in m/s)

  1. Can’t be determined
  2. 10, 25
  3. 15, 20
  4. 5, 15

A train, 500 metre long, running at a uniform speed, passes a platform in 35 seconds. If the length of the platform is 221 metre, the speed of the train in km/hr. is:

  1. 74.16
  2. 78.54
  3. 24.76
  4. 72

Speed of a boat along and against the current is 14 kmph and 8 kmph respectively. The speed of the current is.

  1. 11 kmph
  2. 5.5 kmph
  3. 3 kmph
  4. 6 kmph

A man covers a certain distance by car driving at 70 kmph and he returns to the starting point riding on a scooter at 55 kmph. Find his average speed for the whole journey:

  1. 63.6 kmph
  2. 64.6 kmph
  3. 61.6 kmph
  4. 62.8 kmph

A man walking at 5 km/hour noticed that a 225 m long train coming in the opposite direction crossed him in 9 seconds. The speed of the train is:

  1. 75 kmph
  2. 90 kmph
  3. 85 kmph
  4. 80 kmph
Speed, Time and Distance Questions

If a train runs at 40 km/hour it reaches its destination late by 11 minutes. But if it runs at 50 km/hour, it is late by 5 minutes only. The correct time (in minutes) for the train to complete the journey is?

  1. 15
  2. 21
  3. 19
  4. 13

Two persons start walking in opposite directions at 5 km/hr and 4 km/hr respectively. After how many hours will they be 45 km apart?

  1. 7 hours
  2. 11 hours
  3. 5 hours
  4. 9 hours

A swimmer can swim downstream at 14 kmph and upstream at 6 kmph. What is the speed of the swimmer in still water?

  1. 11 kmph
  2. 9.5 kmph
  3. 12 kmph
  4. 10 kmph

A boat rowed down a river at 21 kmph and rowed up the river at 9 kmph. What is the speed of the stream?

  1. 4 kmph
  2. 6.5 kmph
  3. 5 kmph
  4. 6 kmph

A person travels equal distance with speed of 3 kms/hour, 4 kms/hour and 5 kms/hour and takes a total time of 47 min. The total distance (in kms) is:

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 2
  4. 5

At what speed does a man walk who passes through a street 600 metre long in 5 minutes?

  1. 27/5 kmph
  2. 18/5 kmph
  3. 9/5 kmph
  4. 36/5 kmph

A man travelled a certain distance by train at the speed of 25 km/hour and walked back at the speed of 4 km per hour. If the whole journey took 5 hours 48 minutes, the distance was:

  1. 25 km
  2. 20 km
  3. 30 km
  4. 15 km
Speed, Time and Distance Questions

A truck covers a distance of 550 metres in 1 minute whereas a bus covers a distance of 33 km in 45 minutes. The ratio of their speeds is:

  1. 7:3
  2. 50:3
  3. 3:5
  4. 3:4

A man walking at 3 km/hr crosses a square field diagonally in 2 min. The area of the field (in square meter) is:

  1. 6000
  2. 5000
  3. 2500
  4. 3000

The speed of a boat in still water is 6 kmph and the speed of the stream is 1.5 kmph. A man rows to a place at a distance of 22.5 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is:

  1. 10 hours
  2. 4 hours
  3. 6 hours
  4. 8 hours

The distance between two places A and B is 60 km. Two cars start at the same time from A and B, travelling at a speed of 35km/h and 25km/h, respectively. If the cars run in the same direction, then they will meet after (in hours)

  1. 6.5
  2. 6.2
  3. 6
  4. 6.52

A train, 200 m long, is running at a speed of 54 km/hr. The time in seconds that will be taken by train to cross a 175 m long bridge is

  1. 12.5
  2. 20
  3. 25
  4. 10

A gun is fired at a distance of 1.7 km from Ram and he hears the sound after 25 seconds. The speed of sound in meter per second is

  1. 60
  2. 62
  3. 64
  4. 68

 

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