Time and Distance Aptitude Questions and Answers

This section focuses on "Time and Distance" in 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 person crosses a 300 m long road in 10 minutes. What is his speed in km per hour?

A. 1.6km/hr
B. 1.8km/hr
C. 2.0km/hr
D. 3.0km/hr

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2. If a man walks at 20 km/hr instead of 10 km/hr, he would have walked 10 km more. The actual distance travelled by him is:

A. 5Km
B. 10Km
C. 15Km
D. 20Km

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3. Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 36 kmph and including stoppages, it is 27 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

A. 5 min
B. 10 min
C. 15 min
D. 20 min

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4. A man on tour travels first 320 km at 32 km/hr and the next 320 km at 160 km/hr. The average speed for the first 640 km of the tour is:

A. 60 km/hr
B. 75 km/hr
C. 90 km/hr
D. 45km/hr

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5. The ratio between the speeds of two trains is 3 : 6. If the second train runs 300 km in 6 hours, then the speed of the first train is:

A. 15km/hr
B. 20km/hr
C. 25km/hr
D. 30km/hr

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6.  In covering a distance of 60 km, Prateek takes 4 hours more than Divesh. If Prateek doubles his speed, then he would take 2 hour less than Divesh. Prateek speed is:

A. 2.5km/hr
B. 5km/hr
C. 7.5km/hr
D. 10km/hr

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7. Robert is travelling on his cycle and has calculated to reach point A at 2 P.M. if he travels at 20 kmph, he will reach there at 12 noon if he travels at 30 kmph. At what speed must he travel to reach A at 1 P.M.?

A. 10kmph
B. 12kmph
C. 14kmph
D. 16kmph

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8. kajal rides his scooter 32km at an average speed of 8 km/hr and again travels 24km at an average speed of 12 km/hr. What is her average speed for the entire trip approximately?

A. 9kmph
B. 9.33kmph
C. 9.66kmph
D. 10kmph

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9. The speed of a van increases by 10 kmph after every one hour. If the distance travelled in the first one hour was 60 km, what was the total distance travelled in 6 hours?

A. 500km
B. 550km
C. 530km
D. 510km

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10. A car covers a distance of 2km in 1 minute whereas a bus covers a distance of 10 kms in 10 minutes. What is the ratio of their speed?

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

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11. Devki rides his scooter 10km at an average speed of 10 km/hr and again travels 30km at an average speed of 15 km/hr. What is her average speed for the entire trip approximately?

A. 13.33 Km/hr
B. 15 Km/hr
C. 20 Km/hr
D. 10 Km/hr

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12. Siva leaves chennai at 3 am and reaches Hyderabad at 11 am . Anirudh leaves Hyderabad at 5 am and reaches chennai at 12:00 noon. At what time do they cross each other?

A. 7 : 52am
B. 8 : 25am
C. 6 : 52am
D. 9 : 25am

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13.  A monkey takes 20 jumps for every 30 jumps of a dog but 10 jumps of a monkey are equal to 15 jumps of the dog. Compare their speeds.

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

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14. Karthiga drive a speed of 27 km/hr at a distance of 54 km. At what speed would she need to drive during the next 3 hrs to have an average of 54km/hr for the entire driving session.

A. 70Km/hr
B. 71Km/hr
C. 72Km/hr
D. 73Km/hr

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15.  Raghu starts a bike at 20 km/hr and he increases his speed in every hour by 5 km/hr. Then the maximum distance covered by him in 10 hours is:

A. 400 Km
B. 425 Km
C. 450 Km
D. 475 Km

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16.  I reach the bus stop 15 min late if I walk at 2 kmph Starting from my office . Instead, if I walk at 3 kmph, I reach the bus stop 10 min early. How far is bus stop from my office?

A. 1.5 Km
B. 2.5 Km
C. 3.5Km
D. 4.5Km

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17.  In covering a definite distance, the speeds of P & Q are in the ratio of 5:6. P takes 45 mins more than Q to reach the target. The time taken by P to reach the target is.

A. 4 hrs 20 mins
B. 4 hrs 45 mins
C. 4hrs 25 mins
D. 4hrs 30min

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18. Arun steals a van at 8.30 am and drives it at 40km/hr. The theft is discovered at 9 a.m and the owner sets off in another van at 55km/hr. when will he overtake arun?

A. 10:00 a.m.
B. 10:10 a.m.
C. 10:20 a.m.
D. 10:30 a.m.

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19.  P is thrice as fast as Q and Q is 4 times as fast as R. If the journey covered by R is 48 mins, then the time to be covered by Q.

A. 10 mins
B. 11 mins
C. 12 mins
D. 13 mins

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20. A bike starts with a speed of 60 km/hr at 8a.m. Due to the problem in engine it reduces its speed as 20 km/hr for every 1 hour. After 9 am, the time taken to covers 15 km is:

A. 22 minutes and 30 seconds
B. 23 minutes and 30 seconds
C. 24 minutes and 30 seconds
D. 25 minutes and 30 seconds

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