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# Time and Distance Questions for Bank Exams

Time and Distance are a part of Quantitative Aptitude which are very frequently asked in the bank exams under arithmetic topics like IBPS RRB, IBPS PO and Clerk, SBI PO and Clerk, and other competitive exams. Sometimes, data interpretation is being asked with time and distance questions in the bank exams. The concept of the time and distance questions remain the same but the type of questions and the way of representation of questions may vary.

## Time and Distance Questions

You can practice Time and Distance questions with the given questions and solutions:

1. Jayshree goes to the office at a speed of 6 km/h and returns to her home at 4 km/h. If she takes 10 hours, what is the distance between her office and home?

(a) 24 km

(b) 12 km

(c) 10 km

(d) 30 km

2. A and B travel the same distance at the rate of 8 kilometers and 10 kilometers an hour, respectively. If A takes 30 minutes longer than B, the distance traveled by B is

(a) 6 km

(b) 10 km

(c) 16 km

(d) 20 km

3. Ram and Shyam run a race of 200m. First, Ram gives Shyam a start of 200m and beats him by 30s. Next, Ram gives Shyam a start of 3 min and is beaten by 1000 metres. Find the time in minutes when Ram and Shyam can run the race separately.

(a) 8, 10

(b) 4, 5

(c) 5, 9

(d) 6, 9

4. A train requires 7 seconds to pass a pole, while it requires 25 seconds to cross a stationary train, which is 378 metres long. Find the speed of the train.

(a) 75.6 km/h

(b) 75.4 km/h

(c) 76.2 km/h

(d) 21 km/h

5. A boat sails down the river for 10 km and then up the river for 6 km. The speed of the river flow is 1 km/h. What should be the minimum speed of the boat for the trip to take a maximum of 4 hours?

(a) 2 km/h

(b) 3 km/h

(c) 4 km/h

(d) 5 km/h

6. A boat sails 40 km upstream in 8 h and a distance of 49 km downstream in 7 h. The speed of the boat in still water is

(a) 5 km/h

(b) 5.5 km/h

(c) 6 km/h

(d) 6.5 km/h

7. Vinay runs 100 metres in 20 seconds, and Ajay runs the same distance in 25 seconds. By what distance will Vinay beat Ajay in a hundred-metre race?

(a) 10 m

(b) 20 m

(c) 25 m

(d) 12 m

8. Vinay and Shyam participated in a 500-meter race where Vinay had a head start of 140 meters. The ratio of their speeds was 3:4. How much did Vinay win in the race?

(a)15 m

(b) 20 m

(c) 25 m

(d) 30 m

9. How many seconds will a caravan 120 meters long running at the rate of 10 m/s take to pass a standing boy?

(a) 10 s

(b) 12 s

(c) 11 s

(d) 14 s

10. The two trains departing from Muzaffarpur at different times, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 9:00 a.m., are traveling at 60 km/h and 70 km/h. How far from Muzaffarpur will the two trains meet each other?

(a) 210 km

(b) 180 km

(c) 150 km

(d) 120 km

11. A boat takes 5 hours to travel a distance upstream and takes 3 hours to travel the same distance downstream. If the speed of the boat in still water is 10km/h, then what is the velocity of the stream?

(a) 2 Km/h

(b) 5 Km/h

(c) 3 Km/h

(d) 5 Km/h

12. Rahul traveled from city A to City B at a uniform speed of 40Km/h. If he traveled back from City B to City A at a uniform speed of 60 km/h, what is the average speed for the entire journey?

(a) 54 Km/h

(b) 52 Km/h

(c) 50 Km/h

(d) 48 Km/h

13. Find the length of a bridge, if a train 500m long travelling at a speed of 72 Km/h crosses it in 40 seconds.

(a) 100m

(b) 200m

(c) 300m

(d) 400 m

14. When Athulya increases her speed from 30 Km/h to 40 Km/h, she takes one hour less than usual time to cover a certain distance. How much time does she usually take to cover the distance?

(a) 2 hour

(b) 3 hour

(c) 4 hour

(d) 5 hour

15. If a car moves at a speed of 60 Km/h for 1 hour and then at a speed of 75 Km/h for another time 2 hours, what is the car’s average speed?

(a) 65 Km/h

(b) 5 Km/h

(c) 70 Km/h

(d) 5 Km/h

16. The speed of a boat in still water is 10 Kmph. If it can travel 24 Km downstream and 16 Km upstream in the same time, then the speed of the stream is

(a) 5 Km/h

(b) 2 Km/h

(c) 5 Km/h

(d) 3 Km/h

Solutions:

1. a) 24 km

2. d) 20 km

3. a) 4,5

4. a) 75.6 km/h

5. c) 4 kmph

6. c) 6km/h

7. b) 20 m

8. b) 20 m

9. b) 12 s

10. a) 210 km

11. b)  5 Km/h

12. d) 48 Km/h

13. c) 300 m

14. c) 4 hour

15. c) 70 km/h

16. c) 5 km/h

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