Time and Distance Questions and Answers

Time, Distance and Speed Questions and Answers with Solution. Free online practice Mock Test for SSC CGL, CHSL, GD Competitive Exams.

Quiz : Maths – Time, Distance and Speed
Medium : English
All type – Fully Solved MCQs from previous year exams.


#1. A man travels for 5 hours 15 minutes. If he covers the first half of the journey at 60 km/h and rest at 45 km/h. Find the total distance travelled by him.

#2. A bus moving at 40 km per hour covers a distance in 6 hours 15 minutes. If it travels the same distance at 50 km per hour then how long will it take to cover the distance?

#3. A farmer travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours. He travelled partly on foot at the rate of 4 kmph and partly on bicycle at the rate of 9 kmph. The distance travelled on foot is

#4. A car travels at a speed of 60 km/hr and covers a particular distance in one hour. How long will it take for another car to cover the same distance at 40 km/hr?

#5. A man is walking at a speed of 10 kmph. After every km, he takes a rest for 5 minutes. How much time will he take to cover a distance of 5 km?

#6. Sarita and Julie start walking from the same place in the opposite directions. If Julie walks at a speed of \(2\frac12\) km/hr and Sarita at a speed of 2 km/hr, then in how much time will they be 18 km apart?

#7. A man travelled a certain distance by train at the rate of 25 kmph and walked back at the rate of 4 kmph. If the whole journey took 5 hours 48 minutes, then the distance was :

#8. A man walking at the rate of 5 km/hr crosses a bridge in 15 minutes. The length of the bridge (in metres) is

#9. A train passes two bridges of lengths 500 m and 250 m in 100 seconds and 60 seconds respectively. The length of the train is :

#10. A 200 metre long train is running at a speed of 72 km/hr. How long will it take to cross 800 metre long bridge?

#11. A train of length 150 m takes 30 seconds to cross a bridge of 500 m long. How much time will the train take to cross a platform of length 370 m?

#12. A train passes an electrical pole in 20 seconds and passes a platform of length 250 m in 45 seconds. Find the length of the train .

#13. A train of length 120 m long, takes 6 seconds to pass a telegraph post, the speed of train is :

#14. . A train is running at 36 km/hr. If it crosses a pole in 25 seconds, then its length is :

#15. Two trains start at the same time from Aligarh and Delhi and proceed towards each other at the rate of 14 km and 21 km per hour respectively. When they meet, it is found that one train has travelled 70 km more than the other. The distance between the two stations is :

#16. Two places P and Q are 162 km apart. A train leaves P for Q and simultaneously another train leaves Q for P. They meet at the end of 6 hours. If the former train travels 8 km/hour faster than the other, then speed of train from Q is :

#17. Two trains X and Y start from Jodhpur to Jaipur and from Jaipur to Jodhpur respectively. After passing each other they take 4 hours 48 minutes and 3 hours 20 minutes to reach Jaipur and Jodhpur respectively. If X is moving at 45 km/hr, then the speed of Y is :

#18. Two trains of length 140 m and 160 m run at the speed of 60 km/hour and 40 km/hour respectively in opposite directions on parallel tracks. The time (in seconds) which they take to cross each other is :

#19. The distance between two cities A and B is 330 km. A train starts from A at 8 a.m. and travels towards B at 60 km/hr. Another train, starts from B at 9 a.m. and travels towards A at 75 km/hr. At what time will they meet?

#20. By walking at \(\frac34\) of his usual speed, a man reaches his office 20 minutes later than his usual time. The usual time taken by him to reach his office is :

#21. A man with \(\frac35\) of his usual speed reaches the destination \(2\frac12\) hours late. Find his usual time to reach the destination .

#22. A train travels 500 m in first minute. In the next 4 minutes, in each minute it travels 125 m more than that in the previous minute. The average speed per hour of the train during those 5 minutes will be :

#23. A train runs from Howrah to Bandel at an average speed of 20 km/hr and returns at an average speed of 30 km/hr. The average speed (in km/hr) of the train in the whole journey is :

#24. A boy rides his bicycle 10 km at an average speed of 12 km/hr and again travels 12 km at an average speed of 10 km/hr. His average speed for the entire trip is approximately :

#25. A certain distance is covered by a cyclist at a certain speed. If a jogger covers half the distance in double the time, then the ratio of the speed of the jogger to that of the cyclist is :

#26. The speed of two trains is in the ratio of 6 : 7. If the second train runs 364 km in 4 hours, then the speed of first train is ?

#27. A thief steals a car at 1.30 p.m. and drives it off at 40 km/hr. The theft is discovered at 2 p.m. and the owner sets off in another car at 50 km/hr. He will overtake the thief at :

#28. A policeman goes after a thief who has 100 metres start if the policeman runs a kilometre in 8 minute and the thief a km in 10 minute, then the distance covered by the thief before he is over-powered is :

#29. If a boy walks from his house to school at the rate of 4 km per hour, he reaches the school 10 minutes earlier than the scheduled time. However, if he walks at the rate of 3 km per hour, then he reaches 10 minutes late. Find the distance of his school from his house :

#30. If a man walks 20 km at 5 km/hr, he will be late by 40 minutes. If he walks at 8 km/hr, how early from the fixed time will he reach?

#31. A train passes a platform 90 metre long in 30 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 15 seconds. The speed of the train is :

#32. Walking at the rate of 4 kmph a man covers certain distance in 2 hours 45 minutes. Running at a speed of 36.5 kmph the man will cover the same distance in how many minutes?

#33. In a race of 200 metres, B can give a start of 10 metres to A and C can give a start of 20 metres to B. The start that C can give to A, in the same race is :


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