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A bike runs at the speed of 35 km/h when not serviced and runs at 55 km/h, when serviced. After servicing the bike covers a certain distance in 5 h. How much approximate time will the bike take to cover the same distance when not serviced?

A) 8 hrs B) 7.5 hrs
C) 7 hrs D) 6.5 hrs

Answer:   A) 8 hrs



Explanation:

Given speed of the bike after servicing = 55 kmph

Time taken for travelling some distance at 55 kmph = 5 hrs

Then, 

Distance = Speed x Time = 55 x 5 = 275 kms.

Now, 

Speed of the bike before servicing = 35 kmph

Distance = 275 kms

Now, Time = Distance/Speed = 275/35 = 7.85 hrs =~ 8 hrs.

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Karthik walks at 5 km/hr and reaches his destination 8 min late. If he walks at 6 km/hr, he reaches his destination on time. What distance he will cover in given time ?

A) 10 kms B) 8 kms
C) 6 kms D) 4 kms
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4 kms

Explanation:

Let the actual distance be t kms

Now, According to the data,

 

5t + 860 = 6t=> 560t + 860 = 6t=> 60t + 8 = 72t=> 8 = 12t=> t = 8/12 = 2/3 hrs

 

Now, the total distance = 6t = 6 x 2/3 = 2 x 2 = 4 kms.

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Two cars, a Maruthi and a Toyato, start at the same time in opposite directions from two distinct points A and B. Starting from A, the Maruthi reaches B in 6 hrs 20 minutes and the Toyato starting from B, reaches A in 4 hrs 45 minutes. What is the speed of the Toyato, if the speed of the Maruthi is 60 Km/h?

A) 75 kmph B) 80 kmph
C) 86 kmph D) 90 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 80 kmph

Explanation:

Let the distance between A and B = D

Given the speed of maruthi = 60 kmph

Maruthi reaches from A to B in 6 hrs 20 min = 6 + 20/60 = 6 1/3 hrs

Now, the distance between A & B = D = speed x time = 60 x 19/3 = 380 kms

As the distance is same for toyato also,

given time for toyato = 4 hrs 45 min = 4 + 45/60 = 4 3/4 = 19/4 hrs

speed of toyato = distance/time = 380/19/4 = 380 x 4/19 = 80 kmph.

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Akhil after travelling 50 km meets Raju who suggests him to go slower. He then proceeds at ¾ of his former speed and arrives at his destination 35 minutes late. Had the meeting occurred 24 km further Akhil would have reached its destination 25 minutes late. What is the initial speed of Akhil?

 

A) 48 kmph B) 36 kmph
C) 24 kmph D) 20 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 48 kmph

Explanation:

Let the initial speed of Akhil be '4p' kmph

Then speed after decrease in speed = '3p' kmph

We know that, 

Change in speed == Change in time

According to the given data,

243p - 244p = 35 - 2560=> p = 12

 

Hence, the initial speed of Akhil = 4p = 4 x 12 = 48 kmph.

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A 200 m long train passes a motorcycler, running in the same direction at 12 km/hr, in 15 second and a jeep travelling in the same direction in 20 s. At what speed is the car travelling (length of both the motorcycler and jeep is negligible)?

A) 36 kmph B) 32 kmph
C) 29 kmph D) 24 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 24 kmph

Explanation:

Let the speed of the train be 'S' kmph

From the given data,

Distance = Length of train = D = 200 mts = 200 x 18/5 kms

Time = 10 sec

given speed of the motorcycler = 12 kmph

Relative speed as they are moving in the same direction = (S - 12) kmph

(S- 12) = 200 x 18515S - 12 = 48S = 60 kmph 

Hence, the speed of the train = S = 60 kmph

Now,

Let the speed of the jeep be 'x' kmph

60 - x = 200 x 1852060 - x = 36x = 60 - 36x = 24 kmph

 

Therefore, the speed of the jeep = x = 24 kmph.

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Buses start from a bus terminal with a speed of 20 km/hr at intervals of 10 minutes. What is the speed of a man coming from the opposite direction towards the bus terminal if he meets the buses at intervals of 8 minutes?

A) 5 kmph B) 6 kmph
C) 7.5 kmph D) 8 kmph
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 5 kmph

Explanation:

Let p be the speed of man in kmph

According to the given data in the question,

Distance travelled by bus in 10 min with 20 kmph == Distance travelled by man in 8 min with (20 + p) kmph in opposite direction

=> 20 x 10/60 = 8/60 (20 + p)

=> 200 = 160 + 8p

=> p = 40/8 = 5 kmph.

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With an average speed of 40 km/hr, a train reaches its destination in time. If it goes with an average speed of 35 km/hr, it is late by 15 minutes. Find the length of the total journey?

A) 70 kms B) 60 kms
C) 45 kms D) 30 kms
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 70 kms

Explanation:

Let the time taken by train be 't' hrs.

Then,

40t = 35t + 1560

40t = 35t + 35/4

t = 7/4 hrs

Therefore, Required length of the total journey d = s x t

= 40 x 7/4

= 70 kms.

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Ashwin fires two bullets from the same place at an interval of 15 minutes but Rahul sitting in a bus approaching the place hears the second sound 14 minutes 30 seconds after the first. If sound travels at the speed of 330 meter per second, what is the approximate speed of bus?

A) 330/29 m/s B) 330 x 30 m/s
C) 330/14 m/s D) 330/900 m/s
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 330/29 m/s

Explanation:

Second gun shot take 30 sec to reach rahul imples distance between two.

given speed of sound = 330 m/s

Now, distance = 330 m/s x 30 sec 

 

Hence, speed of the bus = d/t = 330x30/(14x60 + 30) = 330/29 m/s.

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Important Time and Distance formulas with examples.

Answer

1. How to find Speed(s) if distance(d) & time(t) is given:


 


 Speed (S) = Distance (D)Time (T)  


 


Ex: Find speed if a person travels 4 kms in 2 hrs?


Speed = D/T = 4/2 = 2 kmph.


 


2.  Similarly, we can find distance (d)  if speed (s) & time (t) is given by


 


Distance (D) = Speed (S) x Time (T)


 


Ex : Find distance if a person with a speed of 2 kmph in 2 hrs?


Distance D = S X T = 2 x 2 = 4 kms. 


 


3.  Similarly, we can find time (t) if speed (s) &  distance (d) is given by


 


Time (T) = Distance (D)Speed (S)


 


Ex : Find in what time a person travels 4 kms with a speed of 2 kmph?


Time T = D/S = 4/2 = 2 hrs.


 


4. How to convert  km/hr into m/sec :


 


P km/hr = P x 518 m/sec


 


Ex : Convert 36 kmph into m/sec?


36 kmph = 36 x 5/18 = 10 m/sec 


 


5. How to convert  m/sec into km/hr :


 


P m/sec = P x 185 kmph.


 


Ex : Convert 10 m/sec into km/hr?


10 m/sec = 10 x 18/5 = 36 kmph.


 


6.  If the ratio of the speeds of A and B is a:b, then the ratio of the times taken by them to cover the same distance is b : a.


 


7.  Suppose a man covers a certain distance at x km/ hr and an equal distance at y km/hr . Then, the average speed during the whole journey is 2xyx+y km/hr.

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