Boat and Stream

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Aptitude Question ID : 95716

A man rows 750 m in 600 seconds against the stream and returns in minutes. Its rowing speed in still water is (in km/hr) : [A]5 [B]5.25 [C]5.5 [D]5.75 Show Answer 5.25

A man swims downstream a distance of 15 km in 1 hour. If the speed of the current is 5 km/hr, the time taken by the man to swim the same distance upstream is :

A man swims downstream a distance of 15 km in 1 hour. If the speed of the current is 5 km/hr, the time taken by the man to swim the same distance upstream is : [A]1 hour 30 minutes [B]45 minutes [C]2 hour 30 minutes [D]3 hours Show Answer 3 hours Let the speed of ..

A boat takes half time in moving a certain distance downstream than upstream. The ratio of the speed of the boat in still water and that of the current is :

A boat takes half time in moving a certain distance downstream than upstream. The ratio of the speed of the boat in still water and that of the current is : [A]3 : 1 [B]1 : 2 [C]4 : 3 [D]2 : 1 Show Answer 3 : 1 Let the speed of boat in still ..

The current of a stream runs at the rate of 4 km an hour. A boat goes 6 km and comes back to the starting point in 2 hours. The speed of the boat in still water is :

The current of a stream runs at the rate of 4 km an hour. A boat goes 6 km and comes back to the starting point in 2 hours. The speed of the boat in still water is : [A]6 km/hr [B]6.8 km/hr [C]7.5 km/hr [D]8 km/hr Show Answer 8 km/hr Let the speed of ..

Aptitude Question ID : 95704

A man rows down a river 15 km in 3 hours with the stream and returns in . The rate at which he rows in still water is : [A]4.5 km/hr [B]3.5 km/hr [C]2.5 km/hr [D]1.5 km/hr Show Answer 3.5 km/hr Let speed of person in still water = x km/hr and speed of current ..