Time and Distance For SBI PO Set – 5

1)  A tap drops at a rate of one drop/second. 600 drops  make  100ml.  The  number  of  litres wasted  in  300  days  is  ?

a) 4320000

b) 43200

c) 432000

d) 4320 

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2)  In a 400 m race, A beats B by 70 m or 7 seconds. A’s time over the course is

a) 40 sec

b) 47 sec

c) 33 sec

d) None of these  

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3) A boy travels 600 kms to his house partly by train and partly by car. He takes 8 hours if he travels 120 kms by train and the rest by car. He takes 20 minutes more if he travels 200 km by train and rest by car. Find the speeds of the train and the car.

a) 60 km/hr and 80 km/hr

b) 60 km/hr and 70 km/hr

c) 80 km/hr and 70 km/hr

d) 80 km/hr and 60 km/hr  

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4) Yana and Gupta leave points x and y towards y and x respectively simultaneously and travel in the same route. After meeting each other on the way, Yana takes 4 hours to reach her destination, while Gupta takes 9 hours to reach his destination. If the speed of Yana is 48 km/hr, what is the speed of Gupta?

a) 72 km/hr.

b) 39 km/hr

c) 32 km/hr.

d) 96 km/hr  

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5)  In a 500 m race the ratio of speeds of A and B Is 3:4. A has a start of 140m. Then A wins by

a) 60

b) 20

c) 50

d) 10  

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6) A and B take part in 100 m race, A runs  at 18 kmph. A gives B a start of 4 m and still beats him by 4 seconds. The speed of B is

a) 15 kmph

b) 4 kmph

c) 4 kmph

d) 4 kmph  

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7)  If a person walks at 14 km/hr instead of 10 km/hr, he would have walked 20 km more. The actual distance travelled by him is:

a) 50 km

b) 56 km

c) 70 km

d) 80 km  

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8) A man travels 35 Km partly at 4 km/hr and partly at 5 km/hr. If he covers the former distance at 5 km/hr and latter distance at 4 km/hr, he could cover 1 km more in the same time. The time taken to cover the whole distance at the original rate is:

a) 9 hours

b) 7 hours

c) 4.5 hours

d) 8 hours

e) 3 hours  

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9) A train can travel 50% faster than a car. Both start from point A at the same time and reach point B 75 kms away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the train lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the stations. The speed of the car is:

a) 100 kmph

b) 110 kmph

c) 120 kmph

d) 130 kmph

e) 125 kmph  

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10) A bus started its journey from Ramgarh and reached Devgarh in 44 minutes with its average speed of 50 km/hour. If the average speed of the bus is increased by 5 km/hour, how much time will it take to cover the same distance?

a)  40 minutes

b) 38 minutes

c) 36 minutes

d) 31 minutes

e)  49 minutes  

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