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A train with 120 wagons crosses Arun who is going in the same direction, in 36 seconds. It travels for half an hour from the time it starts overtaking the Arun ( he is riding on the horse) before it starts overtaking the Sriram( who is also riding on his horse) coming from the opposite direction in 24 seconds. In how much time (in seconds) after the train has crossed the Sriram do the Arun meets to Sriram?

A) 3560 sec B) 3600 sec
C) 3576 sec D) can't be determined

Answer:   C) 3576 sec

Explanation:

Let the length of the train be L metres and speeds of the train Arun and Sriram be R, A and S respectively, then 

         ---------- (i)

and  ---------(ii)

From eq.(i) and (ii)

             3(R - A ) = 2 (R + K)

    R = 3A + 2K

In 30 minutes (i.e 1800 seconds), the train covers 1800R (distance) but the Arun also covers 1800 A (distance) in the same time. Therefore distance between Arun and Sriram, when the train has just crossed Sriram

              = 1800 ( R - A) - 24 ( A + K)

 Time required =

= (3600 - 24) = 3576 s                            

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Two motor bikes cover the same distance at the speed of 60 and 64 kmps respectively. Find the distance traveled by them if the slower bike takes 1 hour more than the faster bike ?

A) 1102 km B) 1060 km
C) 960 km D) 1250 km
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 960 km

Explanation:

60(x + 1) = 64x

X = 15

60 x 16 = 960 km

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A man whose speed is 4.5 kmph in still water rows to a certain upstream point and back to the starting point in a river which flows at 1.5 kmph, find his average speed for the total journey ?

A) 5 kmph B) 7 kmph
C) 3 kmph D) 4 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4 kmph

Explanation:

Speed of Man = 4.5 kmph
Speed of stream = 1.5 kmph
Speed in DownStream = 6 kmph
Speed in UpStream = 3 kmph
Average Speed = (2 x 6 x 3)/9 = 4 kmph.

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The current of a stream at 1 kmph. A motor boat goes 35 km upstream and back to the starting point in 12 hours. The speed of the motor boat in still water is ?

A) 8 kmph B) 6 kmph
C) 7.5 kmph D) 5.5 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 6 kmph

Explanation:

Speed of the stream = 1
Motor boat speed in still water be = x kmph
Down Stream = x + 1 kmph
Up Stream = x - 1 kmph
[35/(x + 1)] + [35/(x - 1)] = 12
x = 6 kmph

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A Bus is running at 9/10 of its own speed reached a place in 22 hours. How much time could be saved if the bus would run at its own speed ?

A) 1.5 hrs B) 1.7 hrs
C) 2.2 hrs D) 3.5 hrs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2.2 hrs

Explanation:

Let the original Speed be "s" kmph
And the usual time be "t" hrs
Given that if the bus is running at 9s/10 kmph the time is 22 hrs
=> [9s/10] x 22 = t x s
=> 99/5 = t
=> t = 19.8 hrs

 

Hence, if bus runs at its own speed, the time saved = 22 - 19.8 = 2.2 hrs.

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How many seconds will a 800 meter long train moving with a speed of 63 km/hr take to cross a man walking with a speed of 3 km/hr in the direction of the train ?

A) 48 B) 52
C) 38 D) 42
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 48

Explanation:

Here distance d = 800 mts
speed s = 63 - 3 = 60 kmph = 60 x 5/18 m/s
time t = = 48 sec.

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