Time and Distance - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions

1)   Rohit has to reach Mumbai which is 500 km away in 10 hours. His starting speed for 3 hours was 60 km/hr. For the next 200 km his speed was 50km/hr. By what speed he must travel now so as to reach Mumbai in decided time of 10 hours?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 40km/hr
b. 50 km/hr
c. 60 km/hr
d. 20 km/hr
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 40km/hr

Explanation:
speed distance and time


2)   P, Q and R are in a cycle race of 4500 meters. P cycles twice as fast as Q. R cycles 1/3rd as fast as Q. R completes the race in 45 minutes. Then where was Q from the finishing line when P finished the race?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 300 m
b. 1500 m
c. 2250 m
d. 3000 m
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 2250 m

Explanation:
speed distance and time


3)   A car travelling with 5/7th of its actual speed covers 42km in 1hr. 40mins. 48 secs. Find the actual speed of the car.
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. 17(6/7) km/hr
b. 35 km/hr
c. 25 km/hr
d. 30 km/hr
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 35 km/hr

Explanation:
speed distance time


4)   Rohit covers one-fourth of the total distance at 20 km/hr, one-fourth at 10 km/h and rest of his journey at 80 km/h. Find Rohit’s average speed for the whole distance?
- Published on 17 Mar 17

a. 22.85 km/hr
b. 25.15 km/hr
c. 50 km/hr
d. 40 km/hr
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 22.85 km/hr

Explanation:
speed distance and time


5)   A walks from points Jammu to Delhi and at the same time B starts walking from Delhi to Jammu. After passing each other, they complete their journeys in 361 hours and 289 hours, respectively. Find the ratio of speed of A to that of B?
- Published on 17 Mar 17

a. 17:19
b. 289:361
c. 361:289
d. 19:17
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 17:19

Explanation:
speed distance and time


6)   Pratik travels 96 km at a speed of 16 km/hr using a bike, 124 km at 31 km/h by car and another 105 km at 7 km/h in horse cart. Then, find his average speed for the entire distance travelled?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. 18 km/hr
b. 14.25 km/hr
c. 13 km/hr
d. 16.75 km/hr
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 13 km/hr

Explanation:
speed distance and time


7)   A boy increases his speed to 9/5 times of his original speed. By this he reaches his school 30 minutes before the usual time. How much time does he takes usually?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. 70.50 min
b. 54 min
c. 66.67 min
d. 67.50 min
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 67.50 min

Explanation:
speed distance and time


8)   Surendra covers a distance by cycle at 18 km/h. He returns to the starting point in a bus at a speed of 45 km/h. Find the average speed for the entire journey.
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. 27.39 km/hr
b. 25.71 km/hr
c. 27 km/hr
d. 31.5km/hr
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 25.71 km/hr

Explanation:
speed distance and time


9)   Rohit drives from his home at a speed of 30 km/hr and reaches his bank 20 minutes late. Then the next day he increases his speed by 15 km/hr but still he is late by 8 minutes. How far is his bank from his home?
- Published on 15 Mar 17

a. 18 km
b. 35 km
c. 20 km
d. 27 km
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 18 km

Explanation:
speed distance and time


10)   Surendra travels from home to office by car. With an average speed of 50 km/hr, he is late by 30 minutes. But when he comes with a speed of 60 km/h, he reaches his office 10 minutes earlier. How far is his office from his home?
- Published on 10 Mar 17

a. 60 km
b. 80 km
c. 200 km
d. 100 km
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 200 km

Explanation:
speed distance and time


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