Time and Distance

Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Answers section on “Time and Distance” with solution and explanation for competitive examinations such as CAT, MBA, SSC, Bank PO, Bank Clerical and other examinations.

A car travels at a speed of 60 km/hr and covers a particular distance in one hour. How long will it take for another car to cover the same distance at 40 km/hr?

A car travels at a speed of 60 km/hr and covers a particular distance in one hour. How long will it take for another car to cover the same distance at 40 km/hr? [A]$latex 1\ hours$ [B]$latex \frac{3}{2}\ hours&s=1$ [C]$latex 2\ hours$ [D]$latex \frac{5}{2}\ hours&s=1$ Show Answer $latex \mathbf{\frac{3}{2}\ hours}&s=1$ Distance = Speed $latex \times$ ..

Motor-cyclist P started his journey at a speed of 30 km/hr. After 30 minutes, motor cyclist Q started from the same place but with the speed of 40 km/hr. How much time will Q take to overtake P?

Motor-cyclist P started his journey at a speed of 30 km/hr. After 30 minutes, motor cyclist Q started from the same place but with a speed of 40 km/hr. How much time will Q take to overtake P? [A]$latex 1\ hours$ [B]$latex \frac{3}{8}\ hours&s=1$ [C]$latex \frac{3}{2}\ hours&s=1$ [D]$latex 2\ hours$ Show Answer $latex \mathbf{\frac{3}{2}\ hours}&s=1$ ..

Aptitude Question ID: 106308

A student goes to school at the rate of $latex \frac{5}{2}&s=1$ km/hr and reaches 6 minutes late. If he travels at the speed of 3 km/hr, he reaches 10 minutes earlier. The distance of the school is : [A]4 km [B]10 km [C]20 km [D]45 km Show Answer 4 km Distance of school = x ..

A journey takes 4 hours 30 minutes at a speed of 60 km/hr. If the speed is 15 m/s, then the journey will take :

A journey takes 4 hours 30 minutes at a speed of 60 km/hr. If the speed is 15 m/s, then the journey will take : [A]5 hours [B]5 hours 30 minutes [C]6 hours [D]6 hours 25 minutes Show Answer 5 hours $latex 60\ km/hr = 60\times \frac{5}{18}\ m/s = \frac{50}{3}\ m/s&s=1$ $latex \therefore\ Speed \propto ..

Aptitude Question ID: 106300

A is twice as fast as B and B is thrice as fast as C is. The journey covered by C in $latex 1\frac{1}{2}&s=1$ hours will be covered by A in : [A]15 minutes [B]20 minutes [C]30 minutes [D]1 hour Show Answer 15 minutes Let speed of B = x km/hr Speed of A = ..