Time and Distance MCQs for Competitive Examination

Solve the following problems.

Q. 1 Two cars travel from city A to city B at a speed of 42 and 60 km/hr respectively. If one car takes 2 hours lesser time than the other car for the journey, then the distance between City A and City B is:

Q. 2 Rehman walks at 8 km/hr and Roma cycles at 13 km/hr towards each other. What was the distance between them when they started if they meet after 36 minutes?

Q. 3 A thief is stopped by a policeman from a distance of 250 meters. When the policeman starts the chase, the thief also starts running. Assuming the speed of the thief as 5 km/h and that of policeman as 7 km/h, how far the thief would have run, before he is over-taken?

Q. 5 To travel 672 km, an Express train takes 14 hours more than Rajdhani. If however, the speed of the Express train is doubled, it takes 8 hours less than Rajdhani. The speed of Rajdhani is

Q. 7 A man travels 420 kilometres in, partly by rail and partly by steamer. He spends 8 hours more time on steamer. If the velocity of the steamer is 35 km/hr and the velocity of rail is 65 km/hr, how much distance does he cover by steamer?

Q. 8 Ravindra walks at 6 km/hr and Riya cycles at 11 km/hr towards each other. What was the distance between them when they started if they meet after 42 minutes?

Q. 9 A thief is stopped by a policeman from a distance of 350 meters. When the policeman starts the chase, the thief also starts running. Assuming the speed of the thief as 7 km/h and that of policeman as 12 km/h, how far the thief would have run, before he is overtaken?

Q. 10 Suresh goes on a trip on his motorcycle and rides for 410 km. If he rides for 5 hours at a speed of 50 km/hr, ﬁnd at what speed he travels for the remaining 4 hours of the journey?

Q. 11 Two cars travel from city A to city B at a speed of 24 and 32 km/hr respectively. If one car takes 2.5 hours lesser time than the other car for the journey, then the distance between City A and City B is

Q. 12 Rakesh goes on a trip on his motorcycle and rides for 368 km. If he rides for 5 hours at a speed of 49 km/hr, at what speed he travels for the remaining 3 hours of the journey?

Q. 13 4 hrs after a goods train passed a station, another train traveling at a speed of 72 km/hr following that goods train passed through that station. If after passing the station the train overtakes the goods train in 8 hours. What is the speed of the goods train?

Q. 14 A train 500 m long, running at a uniform speed, passes a station in 35 sec. If the length of the platform is 221 m, the speed of the train in km/hr is

Q. 19 A and B start running at the same time and from the same point around a circle. If A can complete one round in 40 seconds and B in 50 seconds, how many seconds will it take to reach the starting point simultaneously?