Boat & Stream - Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Answers

This section focuses on "Boat and Stream" of Quantitative Aptitude. These Multiple Choice Questions (mcq) should be practiced to improve the Quantitative Aptitude skills required for various interviews (campus interviews, walk-in interviews, company interviews), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. A boat takes 27 hrs to travel a distance upstream and takes 9hrs to travel the same distance downstream. If the speed of the boat in still water is 12km/hr, then what is the velocity of the stream?

A. 4km/hr
B. 6km/hr
C. 8km/hr
D. 10km/hr

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2. If a boy rows 8 km downstream in 6 hours and 4 km upstream in 4 hours then how long will he take to cover 16 km in stationary (still) water?

A. 8
B. 14
C. 22
D. 16

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3. A pedal boat goes 12km upstream and 14km downstream in 3hrs. It goes 15km upstream and 10.5km downstream in 3 hrs 15mints. The speed of the boat in still water is:

A. 10
B. 15
C. 20
D. 25

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4. A woman rows to a place 24km distant and come back in 7 hrs. She finds that she can row 2km with the stream in the same time as 1.5km against the stream. The rate of the stream is,

A. 2km/hr
B. 3km/hr
C. 1km/hr
D. 4km/hr

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5. A fisherman rows to a place 24km distance and back in 7 hours. He finds that he can row 2km with the stream in the same time 1.5 km against the stream.The rate of the stream is?

A. 1kmph
B. 2kmph
C. 3kmph
D. 4kmph

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6. A boat man lakes 5hrs 30 mins to row a boat 30km downstream of a river and 4 hrs 15mints to cover a distance of 10km upstream. Find the speed of the river current in km/hr.

A. 1kmph
B. 1.5kmph
C. 2.0kmph
D. 2.5kmph

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7. Sakthi rows a boat at 4 km upstream in 1hour and 1 km downstream in 20 minutes. How long will he take to reach 3.5km in still water?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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8. A man goes 4km upstream of the stream in 2hr and goes 2km downstream of the stream in 20mints. How long will it take to go 10km in stationary water?

A. 1hr 15mins
B. 2hr 30mins
C. 5hr 30mins
D. 3hr 15mins

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9. A motorboat running upstream takes 4 hrs 24 mins to cover a certain distance, while it takes 2hrs to cover the same distance running downstream. What is the ratio between the speed of the boat and speed of the water current respectively?

A. 8:3
B. 5:2
C. 3:7
D. 2:4

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10. In one hour, a boat goes 13 km/hr in the direction of the stream and 7 km/hr against the direction of the stream. What will be the speed of the boat in still water?

A. 10km/hr
B. 20km/hr
C. 30km/hr
D. 40km/hr

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