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P, Q and R start simultaneously from A to B. P reaches B, turns back and meet Q at a distance of 11 km from B. Q reached B, turns back and meet R at a distance of 9 km from B. If the ratio of the speeds of P and R is 3:2, what is the distance between A and B ?

A) 99 B) 100
C) 89 D) 1

Answer:   A) 99



Explanation:

Let, Distance between A and B = d

Distance travelled by P while it meets Q = d + 11

Distance travelled by Q while it meets P = d – 11

Distance travelled by Q while it meets R = d + 9

Distance travelled by R while it meets Q = d – 9

Here the ratio of speeds of P & Q => SP : SQ = d + 11 : d – 11

The ratio of speeds of Q & R => SQ : SR = d + 9 : d – 9

But given Ratio of speeds of P & R => P : R = 3 : 2

=> 

=>  d = 1, 99

=> d = 99 satisfies.

Therefore, Distance between A and B = 99

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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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A man can row 8 kmh in still water. If the river is running at 2 kmh, it takes 4 hrs more upstream than to go downstream for the same distance. Then the distance is given by

A) 54 kms B) 32 kms
C) 45 kms D) 60 kms
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 60 kms

Explanation:

Let the distance be d.

=> 2d = 120 

=> d = 60 kms.

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In what time a 360 m. long train moving at the speed of 44 km/hr will cross a 140 m. long bridge ?

A) 36 sec B) 39 sec
C) 41 sec D) 43 sec
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 41 sec

Explanation:

Speed = 44 kmph x 5/18 = 110/9 m/s

We know that, Time = distance/speed

Time = (360 + 140) / (110/9)

= 500 x 9/110 = 41 sec.

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A person can row 8 1/2 km an hour in still water and he finds that it takes him twice as long to row up as to row down the river. The speed of the stream ?

A) 1.78 kmph B) 2.35 kmph
C) 2.83 kmph D) 3.15 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2.83 kmph

Explanation:

Given speed of the person = 8 1/2 = 17/2 kmph
Let the speed of the stream = x kmph
speed of upstream = 17/2 - x
speed of downstream = 17/2 + x
But given that,
2(17/2 - x) = 17/2 + x
=> 3x = 17/2
=> x = 2.83 kmph.

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Karthik could cover a distance of 200 km in 22 days while resting for 2 hrs. per day. In how many days (approx) he will cover a distance of 250 km while resting for 2 hrs. per day and moving with 2/3rd of the previous speed ?

A) 41.25 days B) 37.5 days
C) 39.75 days D) 40 days
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 41.25 days

Explanation:

Given Karthik can cover the distance of 200 kms resting 2 hrs per day in 22 days.

Let the initial speed be '1'

Hence, Time = 22(24hrs - 2)

Noe new speed = 2/3

Let the number of days he take be 'D'

Therefore, 

D = 11 x 3 x 5/4 = 41.25 days. = 41 1/4 days.

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