# Quiz on Time & Distance

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1)A man covers half of his journey at 6km/hr and the remaining half at 3km/hr. His average speed is
(1) 9 km/hr      (2) 4.5 km/hr      (3) 4 km/hr       (4) 3 km/hr

2) By walking at ¾ 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
(1) 75 mins     (2) 60 mins       (3) 40 mins        (4)30 mins

3) A car covers a certain distance going at a speed of 60 kmph and returns to the starting point at a speed  of 40 kmph. The average speed for the whole journey is:
(1) 50kmph       (2) 45kmph        (3) 40kmph      (4) 48kmph

4) A boy is late by 9 minutes if he walks to school at a speed of 4 km/hr. If he walks at the rate of 5  km/hr, he arrives 9 minutes early. The distance to his school is
(1) 9km    (2) 5km          (3) 4km      (4) 6km

5) A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes  around in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and C in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what  time will they next meet at the starting point again?
(1) 46 min 12 sec  (2) 45 minutes  (3) 42 minutes 36 sec  (4)26 min 18 sec

6) I walk a certain distance and ride back taking a total time of 37 minutes. I could walk both ways in 55  minutes. How long would it take me to ride both ways?
(1) 9.5 minutes  (2) 19 minutes (3) 18 minutes    (4) 20 minutes

7) When a person cycled at 10 km per hour he arrived at his office 6 minutes late. He arrived 6 minutes  early, when he increased his speed by 2 km per hour. The distance of his office from the starting place is
(1) 6 km (2) 7 km (3) 12 km    (4) 16 km

8) A car completes a journey in 10 hours. If it covers half of the journey at 40 kmph and the remaining  half at 60 kmph, the distance covered by car is
(1)400 km      (2) 480 km (3) 380 km     (4)300 km

9) A person travels 600 km by train at 80 km/hr, 800 km by ship at 40 km/hr. 500 km by aeroplane at  400 km/hr and 100 km by car at 50km/hr. What is the average speed for the entire distance?
(1) 65 5/123 km/hr  (2) 60 km/hr (3) 60 5/123 km/hr    (4) 62 km/hr

10) A man travels a distance of 24km at 6 kmph another distance of 24 km at 8 kmph and a third  distance of 24 km at 12 kmph. His average speed for the whole journey (in kmph) is
(1) 8 2/3    (2) 8    (3) 2 10/3 (4) 9

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