### IIFT 2014 Question Paper Question 87

Instructions

BHUBANESWAR, CHENNAI, KANYAKUMARI, KOCHI, MUMBAI and VIZAG are 6 major Indian cities. For some reason people use only a certain mode of transport between a pair of cities. The modes of transport are provided in Table 1, while in Table 2 the distances between different pairs of cities are given. Table 3 provides the speed of the mode of transport and the cost associated with each of them.

Table 1: Mode of Transport between Cities

Table 2: Distance between Cities (KM)

Table 3: Mode of Transport and Cost

Question 87

# Which of the following cities can be reached from BHUBANESWAR in least time?

Solution

Option A: BHUBANESWAR to CHENNAI = $$\dfrac{950}{30}$$ = 31.67 hours

Option B: BHUBANESWAR to KANYAKUMARI = $$\dfrac{700}{25}$$ = 28 hours

Option C: BHUBANESWAR to MUMBAI = $$\dfrac{701}{40}$$ = 17.525 hours

Option D: BHUBANESWAR to VIZAG =  $$\dfrac{1002}{25}$$ = 40.08 hours.

Therefore, option C is the correct answer.