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Q 1. An aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of {tex} 240 \mathrm { km } {/tex} hour in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in {tex} 1 \frac { 2 } { 3 } {/tex} hours, it must travel at a speed of :

A

{tex} 300 \mathrm { km } . / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

B

{tex} 360 \mathrm { km } . / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

C

{tex} 600 \mathrm { km } . / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

{tex} 720 \mathrm { km } . / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

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Q 2. A man walking at the rate of 5 {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}. crosses a bridge in 15 minutes. The length of the bridge (in metres) is :

A

600

B

750

C

1000

1250

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Q 3. A man crosses a road 250 metres wide in 75 seconds. His speed in {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex} is :

A

10

12

C

12.5

D

15

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Q 4. An athlete runs 200 metres race in 24 seconds. His speed (in {tex} \mathrm { km } / {/tex} hr) is :

A

20

B

24

C

28.5

30

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Q 5. A car goes 10 metres in a second. Find its speed in {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hour. } {/tex}

A

40

B

32

C

48

36

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Q 6. A car travelling at a speed of 40 {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hour}{/tex} can complete a journey in 9 hours. How long will it take {tex} \mathrm { } {/tex} to travel the same distance at 60 {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hour? } {/tex}

6 hours

B

3 hours

C

4 hours

D

{tex} 4 \frac { 1 } { 2 } {/tex} hours

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Q 7. A man travelled a certain distance by train at the rate of 25 kmph and walked back at the rate of {tex} 4 \mathrm { kmph } {/tex}. If the whole journey took 5 hours 48 minutes, the distance was

A

{tex} 25 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

B

{tex} 30 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

{tex} 20 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

D

{tex} 15 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

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Q 8. A boy goes to his school from his house at a speed of 3km/hr and returns at a speed of 2km/hr. If he takes 5 hours going and coming, the distance between his house and school is:

{tex} 6 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

B

{tex} 5 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

C

{tex} 5.5 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

D

{tex} 6.5 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

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Q 9. A boy runs {tex} 20 \mathrm { km } {/tex} in 2.5 hours. How long will he take to run 32 {tex} \mathrm { km } {/tex} at double the previous speed?

2 hours

B

{tex} 2 \frac { 1 } { 2 } {/tex} hours

C

{tex} 4 \frac { 1 } { 2 } {/tex} hours

D

5 hours

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Q 10. A train is moving with the speed of {tex} 180 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}. Its speed {tex} ( \mathrm { in } {/tex} metres per second) is :

A

5

B

40

C

30

50

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Q 11. A man riding his bicycle covers 150 metres in 25 seconds. What is his speed in {tex} \mathrm { km } {/tex} per hour?

A

25

21.6

C

23

D

20

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Q 12. A and B travel the same distance at speed of {tex} 9 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex} and {tex} 10 \mathrm { km } / {/tex} hr respectively. If A takes 36 minutes more than {tex} \mathrm { B } {/tex}, the distance travelled by each is

A

{tex} 48 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

{tex} 54 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

C

{tex} 60 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

D

{tex} 66 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

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Q 13. A person started his journey in the morning. At 11 a.m. he covered {tex} \frac { 3 } { 8 } {/tex} of the journey and on the same day at 4.30 p.m. he covered {tex} \frac { 5 } { 6 } {/tex} of the journey. He started his journey at

A

6.00 a.m.

B

{tex} 3.30 \mathrm { a } . \mathrm { m } {/tex}

C

7.00 a.m.

{tex} 6.30 \mathrm { a } \mathrm { m } {/tex}

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Q 14. The speed of a bus is 72 {tex} \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}. The distance covered by the bus in 5 seconds is

{tex} 100 \mathrm { m } {/tex}

B

{tex} 60 \mathrm { m } {/tex}

C

{tex} 50 \mathrm { m } {/tex}

D

{tex} 74.5 \mathrm { m } {/tex}

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Q 15. Two men start together to walk a certain distance, one at {tex} 4 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { h } {/tex} and another at {tex} 3 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { h } {/tex}. The former arrives half an hour before the latter. Find the distance.

A

{tex} 8 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

B

{tex} 7 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

{tex} 6 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

D

{tex} 9 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

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Q 16. A train starts from a place A at 6 a.m. and arrives at another place B at 4.30 p.m. on the same day. If the speed of the train is 40 km per hour, find the distance travelled by the train ?

{tex} 420 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

B

{tex} 230 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

C

{tex} 320 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

D

{tex} 400 \mathrm { km } {/tex}

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Q 17. Walking at the rate of {tex} 4 \mathrm { km } {/tex} an hour, a man covers a certain distance in 3 hours 45 minutes. If he covers the same distance on cycle, cycling at the rate of 16.5 {tex} \mathrm { km } / {/tex} hour, the time taken by him is

A

55.45 minutes

54.55 minutes

C

55.44 minutes

D

45.55 minutes

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Q 18. A train covers a distance of 10 {tex} \mathrm { km } {/tex} in 12 minutes. If its speed is decreased by {tex} 5 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}, the time taken by it to cover the same distance will be :

A

10 minutes

13 minutes 20 sec

C

13 minutes

D

11 minutes 20 sec

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Q 19. A man walks 'a' km in 'b' hours. The time taken to walk 200 metres is

A

{tex} \frac { 200 b } { a } {/tex} hours

{tex} \frac { b } { 5 a } {/tex} hours

C

{tex} \frac { b } { a } {/tex} hours

D

{tex} \frac { a b } { 200 } {/tex} hours

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Q 20. The speed {tex} 3 \frac { 1 } { 3 } \mathrm { m } / \mathrm { sec } {/tex} when expressed in {tex} \mathrm { km } / {/tex} hour becomes

A

8

B

{tex} 9 {/tex}

C

10

12

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Q 21. A bullock cart has to cover a distance of {tex} 120 \mathrm { km } {/tex}. in 15 hours. If it covers half of the journey in {tex} \frac { 3 } { 5 } {/tex} th time, the speed to cover the remaining distance in the time left has to be

A

{tex} 6.4 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

B

{tex} 6.67 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

{tex} 10 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

D

{tex} 15 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex}

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Q 22. A train covers a certain distance in 210 minutes at a speed of 60 {tex} \mathrm { kmph. } {/tex} The time taken by the train, to cover the same distance at a speed of {tex} 80 \mathrm { kmph } {/tex} is :

A

{tex} 3 \frac { 5 } { 8 } {/tex} hours

{tex} 2 \frac { 5 } { 8 } {/tex} hours

C

{tex} 4 \frac { 5 } { 8 } {/tex} hours

D

3 hours

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Q 23. A man rides at the rate of {tex} 18 \mathrm { km } / {/tex} {tex} \mathrm { hr } , {/tex} but stops for {tex} 6 \mathrm { mins } {/tex}. to change horses at the end of every 7th km . The time that he will take to cover a distance of {tex} 90 \mathrm { km } {/tex} is

A

6 hrs.

6 hrs. 12 min

C

6 hrs. 18 min

D

6 hrs. 24 min

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Q 24. A speed of {tex} 30.6 \mathrm { km } / \mathrm { hr } {/tex} is the same as

{tex} 8.5 \mathrm { m } / \mathrm { sec } {/tex}

B

{tex} 10 \mathrm { m } / \mathrm { sec } {/tex}

C

{tex} 12 \mathrm { m } / \mathrm { sec } {/tex}

D

{tex} 15.5 \mathrm { m } / \mathrm { sec } {/tex}

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