# Recent questions tagged time-and-distance

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A $300$ metre long metro train crosses a platform in a metro station in $39$ seconds while it crosses a lamp post in $18$ seconds. What is the length of the platform? $250$ metre $350$ metre $520$ metre $300$ metre
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A plane left half an hour than the scheduled time and in order to reach its destination $1500 \hspace{0.1cm} km$ away in time, it had to increase its speed by $33.33\%$ over its usual speed. find its increased speed? $250 \hspace{0.1cm} kmph$ $500 \hspace{0.1cm} kmph$ $750 \hspace{0.1cm} kmph$ none the answer given is $750 \hspace{0.1cm} kmph$ but i m getting $250$ which is correct??
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Car A left from X for Y at 9:00 a.m.Car B left from Y to X at 10:00 a.m.XY=180 km. Speed of A and B are 30 and 20 kmph respectively.Find their meeting time
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Rahul facing North, walks 2.8 Km at 45° to his right. Then turns right and walks 8Km, then turns right and walks 8Km, then turns right and walks 5Km. From there he walks 2.8Km at 45° to his right and stops. What is the distance between his starting point and ending point?
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Two trains A and B start simultaneously in the opposite direction from two points A and B and arrive at their destination 9 and 4 hrs respectively after their meeting each other. At what rate does the second train B travel if the fist travel at 80 kmph.
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A and B walk from X to Y, a distance of 27 km at 5 kmph and 7 kmph respectively. B reaches Y and immediately turns back meeting A at Z. What is the distance from X to Z? 25 km 22.5 km 24 km 20 km
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Four friends start from four towns, which are at the four corners of an imaginary rectangle. They meet at a point which falls inside the rectangle, after travelling distances of4O, 50, and 60 metres. The maximum distance that the fourth could have travelled is (approximately): 67 metres 52 metres 22.5 metres Cannot be determined
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Shyam went from Delhi to Simla via Chandigarh by car. The distance from Delhi to Chandigarh is 3/4 times the distance from Chandigarh to Simla. The average speed from Delhi to Chandigarh was half as much again as that from Chandigarh to Simla. If the average speed for the entire journey was 49 kmph, what was the average speed from Chandigarh to Simla? 39.2 kmph 63 kmph 42 kmph None of these
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Choose the correct option: In a race of $200$ meters, A beats S by $20$ metres and N by $40$ metres. If S and N are running a race of 100 metres with exactly the same speed as before, then by how many metres will S beat N? $11.11$ metres $10$ metres $12$ metres $25$ metres
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In a mile race Akshay can be given a start of 128 meters by Balram. If Balram can give Chetan a start of $4$ metres in a $100$ metres dash, then who out of Akshay and Chetan will win a race of one and halfmile, and what will be the final lead given by the winner to the loser? (One mile is. $1600$ metres). Akshay, $1/12$ miles Chetan, $1/32$ miles Akshay, $1/24$ miles Chetan, $1/16$ miles
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A man travels form A to B at a speed of x kmph. He then rests at B or x hours. He then travels from B to C at a speed of $2x$ kmph and rests at C for $2x$ hours. He moves further to D at a speed twice as that between B and C. He thus reaches D in 16 hours. If distances A-B, B-C, C-D are all equal to $12$ km. the time for which he rested at B could be: $3$ hours $6$ hours $2$ hours $4$ hours
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X, Y and Z wish to go from place A to place B, which are separated by a distance of $70$ km. All the three persons start off together form A, with X and Y going by Luna at a speed of $20$ kmph. X drops V somewhere along the way and returns to pick up Z who has already ... at the same time. For how long does X travel alone over the entire journey? $2.5$ hours $1.0$ hour $2.0$ hours $1.5$ hours.
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X, Y and Z wish to go from place A to place B, which are separated by a distance of $70$ km. All the three persons start off together form A, with X and Y going by Luna at a speed of $20$ kmph. X drops V somewhere along the way and returns to pick up Z who has already started ... at the same time. After how much time is Y dropped on the way by X? $2.0$ hours $3.0$ hours $2.5$ hours $1.5$ hours
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X, Y and Z wish to go from place A to place B, which are separated by a distance of $70$ km. All the three persons start off together form A, with X and Y going by Luna at a speed of $20$ kmph. X drops V somewhere along the way and returns to pick up Z who has already started ... at the same time. How long does it take them to go from A to B? $6.0$ hours $6.5$ hours $7.0$ hours $14.0$ hours
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X, Y and Z wish to go from place A to place B, which are separated by a distance of $70$ km. All the three persons start off together form A, with X and Y going by Luna at a speed of $20$ kmph. X drops V somewhere along the way and returns to pick up Z who has ... manner, all three of them reach B at the same time. What is the total distance travelled by X? $130$ km $140$ km $110$ km $90$ km
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X, Y and Z wish to go from place A to place B, which are separated by a distance of $70$ km. All the three persons start off together form A, with X and Y going by Luna at a speed of $20$ kmph. X drops V somewhere along the way and returns to pick up Z who has already ... , all three of them reach B at the same time. How much distance is covered by Z on foot? $25$ km $10$ km $20$ km $15$ km
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$A, S, M$ and $D$ are functions of $x$ and $y$, and they are defined as follows: $A(x, y) = x + y$ $S(x, y) = x - y$ $M(x, y) = xy$ $D(x, y) = x/y$, where $y \neq 0$. A man travels three-fifths of distance $AB$ at a speed of $3a$, and the remaining at a speed of $2b$. If he goes from $B$ to $A$ and back at a speed of $5c$ in the same time, then: $1/a+1/b=1/c$ $a+b=c$ $1/a + 1/b=2/c$ None of these
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An express train moving at the rate of $80$ km per hour overtakes completely a good train twice as long and moving on a parallel line in the same direction at the rate of $40$ km per hour in $54$ seconds. How long will the express train take to completely pass through a station $4000$ meters in length? $54$ seconds $27$ seconds $18$ seconds None of these
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I started climbing up the hill at 6 a.m. and reached the temple at the top at 6 p.m. Next day I started coming down at $6$ a.m. and reached the foothill at $6$ p.m. I walked on the same road. The road is so short that only one person can walk on it. ... must be a point where I reached at the same time on both the days. There cannot be a spot where I reached at the same time on both the days.
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A train takes 4/3 hours less for a journey of 528km . If its speed is increased by 11/2 km/hour from its usual speed . The usual speed of the train is ( in km/hour ) a. 44 b. 48 c. 52 d. 55
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Directions for the below question. Cities A and B are in different time zones. A is located 3000 km east of B. The table below describes the schedule of an airline operating non-stop flights between A and B. All the times indicated are local and on the same day. Departure ... east to west at 50 km per hour. What is the plane's cruising speed in km per hour? 700 550 600 500 cannot be determined
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On the corners of a square field of side 14 metres, 4 horses are tethered in such a way the adjacent horses just reach to each other. There is a circular pond of area 20 sq. mt. in the centre of the square. What is the are left ungrazed? 154 sq. m 22 sq m 120 sq. m None of these
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Neeraj has a rectangular field of size 20 $\times$ 40 sq.mt. He has to mow the field with a moving machine of width 1 mt. If he mows the field from the extremes to the centre, then the number of rounds taken by him to mow half of the field will be 3.5 3.8 3 4
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On a 20km tunnel connecting two cities A and B there are three gutters. The distance between gutter 1 and 2 is half the distance between gutter and 2 and 3. The distance from city A to its nearest gutter, gutter 1 is equal to the distance of city B from ... is elapsed for taking the patient into and out of the ambulance. 4 minutes 2.5 minutes 1.5 minutes Patient died before reaching the hospital
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If a person increases his speed by 1 km/hr he reaches his office in 3/4th of the time he normally takes and if he decreases his speed by 1 km/hr, he reaches his office 2 hrs late. What distance dose the person travels to his office? (a) 10 kms (b) 8 kms (b) 12 kms (d) 9 kms
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A B C participate in race around circular track.A and B run in same direction while C in opposite direction.if speed of A B C are 10m/s 20m/s and 30 m/s respectively and length of track is 1000 m then after how much time they will meet for first time?
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Answer the following question based on the information given below: A low-cost airline company connects ten Indian cities, A to J. The table below gives the distance between a pair of airports and the corresponding price charged by the company. Travel is permitted only from a ... price, in rupees, a passenger has to pay for travelling by the shortest route from A to J? 2275 2850 2890 2930 3340
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