# PRACTICE QUESTIONS ON TIME AND DISTANCE

### Examination Questions on Time and Distance

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1. Raghav had to walk a certain distance. He walked half the distance at a speed of 4 km/hour and the remaining half at a speed of 5 km/hour. If the total time taken was 9 hour, the distance was

1. 9 km
2. 20 km
3. 40 km
4. 50 km

2. A person rides a bicycle round a circular path of radius 50 m. The radius of the wheel of the bicycle is 50 cm. The cycle comes to the starting point for the first time in 1 hour. What is the number of revolutions of the wheel in 15 minutes?

1. 20
2. 25
3. 30
4. 35

3. Kartik rides a bicycle 8 km/hr and reaches his school 2.5 minutes late. The next day he increases his speed to 10 km/hr and reaches the school 5 minutes early. How far is the school from his house?

1. 5/8 km
2. 8 km
3. 5 km
4. 10 km.

4. Virat travelled 75 kms in 7 hours. He went some distance at the rate of 12 km/hr and the rest at 10 km/hr. How far did he travel at the rate of 12 km/hr?

1. 30 kms
2. 25 kms
3. 40 kms
4. 35 kms.

5. Sanu travelled a distance of 20 kms at the speed of 5 km/hr, he reached 40 minutes late. If he had walked at the speed of 8 km/hr, how early from fixed time will he reach?

1. 15 mins
2. 25 mins
3. 50 mins
4. 1.5 hrs.

6. A boy rides his bicycle 10 kms at an average speed of 12 kmph and again travels 12 kms at an average speed of 10 kmph. His average speed for the entire trip is approximately:

1. 10.4 kmph
2. 10.8 kmph
3. 11.0 kmph
4. 12.2 kmph

7. An athlete runs half of the distance at the speed of 10 km/hr and remaining 15 km at the speed of 20 km/hr, how much time will be taken to cover the total distance?

1. 95 mins
2. 135 mins
3. 120 mins
4. 115 mins.

8. A person travelled by train for 1 hour at a speed of 50 kmph. He then travelled by a taxi for 30 minutes at a speed of 32 kmph to complete his journey. What is the average speed at which he travelled during the journey?

1. 44 kmph
2. 42 kmph
3. 41 kmph
4. 33 kmph

9. A car covers four successive 6 km stretches at speeds of 25 kmph, 50 kmph, 75 kmph and 150 kmph respectively. Its average speed over this distance is

1. 25 kmph
2. 50 kmph
3. 75 kmph
4. 50 kmph

10. In covering a certain distance, the speeds of A and B are in the ratio of 3 : 4. A takes 30 minutes more than B to reach the destination. The time taken by A to reach the destination is:

1. 1 hour
2. 1.5 hours
3. 2 hours
4. 2.5 hours.

11. A man cycles with a speed of 10 kmph and reaches his office at 1 p.m. However, when he cycles with a speed of 15 kmph, he reaches his office at 11 a.m. At what speed should he cycle so that he reaches his office at 12 noon?

1. 12.5 kmph
2. 12 kmph
3. 13 kmph
4. 13.5 kmph

12. A man travelled a distance of 80 km in 7 hrs partly on foot at the rate of 8 km per hour and partly on bicycle at 16 km per hour. The distance travelled on the foot is

1. 32 km
2. 48 km
3. 36 km
4. 44 km

13. A car driver leaves Bangalore at 8.30 A.M. and expects to reach a place 300 km from Bangalore at 12.30 P.M. At 10.30 he finds that he has covered only 40% of the distance. By how much he has to increase the speed of the car in order to keep up his schedule ?

1. 45 km/hr
2. 40 km/hr
3. 35 km/hr
4. 30 km/hr

14. A man is walking at a speed of 10 kmph. After every km, he takes a rest for 5 min. How much time will he take to cover a distance of 5 km?

1. 60 min
2. 50 min
3. 40 min
4. 70 min

15. Raghubir after travelling 84 km, found that if he travelled at 5 km an hour more, he would have taken 5 hrs less, he actually travelled at a rate of :

1. 5 km/hour
2. 6 km/hour
3. 7 km/hour
4. 10 km/hour

16. Two cars A and B start simultaneously from a certain place at the speed of 30 km/hr and 45 km/hr respectively. The car B reaches the destination 2 hours earlier than A. What is the distance between the starting point and destination?

1. 90 km
2. 180 km
3. 270 km
4. 360 km