Time and Distance Questions for Bank Clerk exam

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Time and Distance Questions for Bank Clerk
Time and Distance Questions for Bank Clerk

We are providing the time and distance questions for bank clerk exam. This consist of 5 very most important problems on time, speed, distance and work. This topic is very important for banking like SBI, IBPS (PO & Clerk), RBI exams.

Time and Distance Questions for Bank Clerk exam:

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Question 1:

Swati walks 150 m everyday. How many kilometers will she walk in three weeks ?

a) 2.04
b) 5.92
c) 4.18
d) 3.15
e) None of these

Question 2:

Neela, Saroj and Paulami start running around a circular stadium and complete one round in 10 s, 6 s, and 14 s, respectively. In how much time will they meet again at the starting point ?

a) 3 min, 30 s
b) 2 min 28 s
c) 4 min 45 s
d) 1 min 40 s
e) None of these

Question 3:

A boat running downstreams covers a distance of 16 km in 2 hours while for covering the same distance upstream it takes 4 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

a) 4 kmph
b) 6 kmph
c) 8 kmph
d) Data inadequate
e) None of these

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Question 4:

A train running at the speed of 66 kmph crosses a signal pole in 18 seconds. What is the length of the train?

a) 330 meters
b) 300 metres
c) 360 metres
d) 320 metres
e) None of these

Question 5:

Two cars A and B are running in the same direction. Car ‘A’ had already covered a distance of 60 kms, when car ‘B’ started running. The cars meet each other in 3 hours after car ‘B’ started running. What was the speed of car ‘A’ ?

a) 40 kmph
b) 60 kmph
c) 45 kmph
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

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Answers and Solutions for Time and Distance Questions for Bank Clerk:

Solutions:

1) Answers (D)

The number of days in 3 weeks is 3*7 = 21
Swati walks 150 metres everyday.
Hence, the distance covered by Swati in 3 weeks equals 150*21 = 3150 metres
1000 metres equal one kilometre. Hence, the distance covered by Swati in 3 weeks is 3.15 km

2) Answers (A)

Neela completes one round around the circular stadium in 10 seconds.
Saroj completes one round around the circular stadium in 6 seconds.
Paulami completes one round around the circular stadium in 14 seconds.
Hence, the three of them meet again at the starting point in LCM(10,6,14) seconds.
The least common multiple (LCM) of 10,6 and 14 is 210 seconds.
So, the three of them meet again after 210 seconds which is 3 minutes 30 seconds.

3) Answers (B)

Let the speed of the boat in still water be B and the speed of the water be W.
So, speed of the boat downstream is B+W and the speed of the boat upstream is B-W.
From the information given, the speed of the boat downstream is 16/2 = 8 kmph
Speed of the boat upstream is 16/4 = 4 kmph
Hence, B+W = 8 and B-W =4
So, B = 6 kmph and W = 2 kmph

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4) Answers (A)

66 kmph = 66 *5/18 m/s
It takes 18 secs to cross the post. So, length = 66 * 18* 5/18 = 330 metres.

5) Answers (D)

Let the speed of car A be ‘x’ kmph and the speed of car B be ‘y’ kmph.
By the time car B started running, car A covered 60 Km.
Distance covered by B in three hours is 3y
Distance covered by A in three hours is 3x
So, 3y = 3x + 60 or y=x+20
Hence, the speed of B is 20 kmph more than the speed of A. As we don’t know the speed of car B, we can’t find the exact speed of car A. We can just infer that the speed of car A is 20 kmph less than the speed of car B.

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