Time and Distance questions and answers : Quantitative Aptitude

  • A person walking at 4 Kmph reaches his office 8 minutes late. If he walks at 6 Kmph, he reaches there 8 minutes earlier. How far is the office from his house?

    A.) 3 1/5 Km B.) 2 1/5 Km
    C.) 4 1/5 Km D.) 5 1/5 Km
    Answer: Option 'A'

    Formula = S1*S2/S2-S1 * T1+T2/60

    = 4*6/2 * 16/6

    = 24/2 * 16/60

    = 8 * 2/5

    = 16/5 = 3 1/5 Km



  • A car takes 6 hours to cover a distance of 540 Km. how much should the speed in Kmph be maintained to cover the same direction in 3/2th of the previous time?

    A.) 6o Kmph B.) 62 Kmph
    C.) 75 Kmph D.) 77 Kmph
    Answer: Option 'A'

    Time = 6

    Distence = 540

    3/2 of 6 hours = 6 * 3/2 = 9 Hours

    Required speed = 540/9 = 60 Kmph



  • Avinash covers a distance of 8km in 50 minutes. If he covers 3km distance in 2/5th of time then, What speed should he maintain to cover the remaining distance in the remaining time?

    A.) 13 Kmph B.) 14 Kmph
    C.) 15 Kmph D.) 11 Kmph
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Total distance = 8 Km

    Total time = 50 Km

    Time taken to cover the distence of 3 Km = 50*2/5 = 20 min = 1/3 hours

    Remaining distance = 8 - 3 = 5 Km

    Required speed = 5/1/3 = 15 Kmph



  • A man covers a distance of 180 Km at 72 Kmph and next 190km at 88 Kmph. what is his average speed For his whole journey of 370 Km?

    A.) 79.2 Kmph B.) 79.3 Kmph
    C.) 77.25 Kmph D.) 78.5 Kmph
    Answer: Option 'A'

    Formula = 2*F.S*S.P/F.S+S.P

    = 2*72*88/88+72

    =79.2 Kmph



  • An aeroplane covers a certain distance of 420 Kmph in 6 hours. to cover the same distance in 4 2/3 hours, it Must travel at a speed of

    A.) 580 Kmph B.) 550 Kmph
    C.) 540 Kmph D.) 530 Kmph
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Speed of aeroplane = 420 Kmph

    Distance travelled in 6 hours

    = 420 * 6 = 2520 Km

    Speed of aeroplane to acver 2520 Km in 14/3

    = 2520*3/14 = 540 Km



  • If a man walks 24 Km at 8 Kmph, he will be late by 25min. if he walks 12 Kmph, how early the fixed time Will he reach?

    A.) 30 minutes B.) 25 minutes
    C.) 40 minutes D.) 35 minutes
    Answer: Option 'D'

    Time taken to cover 24 Km at the speed of 8 Kmph = 24/8 = 3 hours

    Thus, right time was 2 hours 35 mintes

    Now, time taken to cover 20 Km at the speed as 12 Kmph = 2 hours

    Required time = 2 hours 35 minutes - 2 hours

    = 35 minutes



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