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Ramu rides his bike at an average speed of 45 km/hr and reaches his desitination in four hours. Somu covers the same distance in six hours. If Ramu covered his journey at an average speed which was 9 km/hr less and Somu covered his journey at an average speed which was 10 km/hr more, then the difference in their times taken to reach the destination would be (in minutes).

A) 18 min B) 30 min
C) 27 min D) 32 min

Answer:   B) 30 min



Explanation:

Distance travelled by Ramu = 45 x 4 = 180 km

Somu travelled the same distance in 6 hours.

His speed = 180/6 = 30 km/hr

Hence in the conditional case, Ramu's speed = 45 - 9 = 36 km/hr and Somu's speed = 30 + 10 = 40km/hr.

Therefore travel time of Ramu and Somu would be 5 hours and 4.5 hours respectively.

Hence difference in the time taken = 0.5 hours = 30 minutes.

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If a girl cycles at 10 kmph, then she arrives at a certain place at 1 p.m. If she cycles at 15 kmph, she will arrive at the same place at 11 a.m. At what speed must she cycle to get there at noon?

A) 14 kmph B) 13 kmph
C) 12 kmph D) 11 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 12 kmph

Explanation:

The distance is constant in this case.

Let the time taken for travel with a speed of 10 kmph be 't'.

Now the speed of 15 kmph is 3/2 times the speed of 10 kmph.

Therefore, time taken with the speed of 15 kmph will be 2t/3 (speed is inversely proportional to time)

Extra time taken = t - 2t/3 = t/3

=> 1pm - 11am = 2hrs

=> t/3 = 2h

=> t = 6 hrs.

Now, Distance = speed x time = 10 x 6 = 60 kms

Time he takes to reach at noon = 6 - 1 = 5 hrs

Now, Speed = 60/5 = 12 kmph.

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In a daily morning walk three persons step off together. their steps measure 75 cm, 80 cm and 85 cm respectively. What is the minimum distance each should walk so that thay can cover the distance in complete steps  ?

A) 222 m 44 cm B) 204 m
C) 201 m 21 cm D) 208 m
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 204 m

Explanation:

To find the minimum distance, we have to get the LCM of 75, 80, 85

Now, LCM of 75, 80, 85 = 5 x 15 x 16 x 17 = 20400

Hence, the minimum distance each should walk so that thay can cover the distance in complete steps = 20400 cms = 20400/100 = 204 mts.

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Three friends Rudra, Siva and Anvesh start to run around a circular stadium. They complete a revolution in 24, 36 and 30 seconds respectively. After how many minutes will they meet at the starting point ?

A) 60 B) 120
C) 360 D) 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 6

Explanation:

For this we have to find the LCM of 24, 36 and 30

LCM of 24, 36 and 30 = 360 sec

360/60 min = 6 minutes.

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Kamal consistently runs 240 meters a day and on Saturday he runs for 400 meters. How many kilometers will he have to run in four weeks ?

A) 5.75 kms B) 7.36 kms
C) 8.2 kms D) 6.98 kms
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 7.36 kms

Explanation:

Total running distance in four weeks = (24 x 240) + (4 x 400)

= 5760 + 1600

= 7360 meters

= 7360/1000

=> 7.36 kms

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K and L starts walking towards each other at 4 pm at speed of 3 km/hr and 4 km/hr respectively. They were initially 17.5 km apart. At what time do they meet ?

A) 6:00 am B) 6:30 pm
C) 5:45 am D) 5:52 pm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 6:30 pm

Explanation:

Suppose they meet after 'h' hours

Then

3h + 4h = 17.5

7h = 17.5

h = 2.5 hours

So they meet at => 4 + 2.5 = 6:30 pm

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