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1. The ratio between the speeds of two trains is 7 : 8. If the second train runs 400 km in 4 hours, then the speed of the first train is:

70 km/hr 75 km/hr 84 km/hr 87.5 km/hr

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2. Walking 6/7th of his usual speed, a man is 12 minutes too late. What is the usual time taken by him to cover that distance?

1 hr 42 min 1 hr 2 hr 1 hr 12 min

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3. A car travelling with $ \dfrac{5}{7} $ of its actual speed covers 42 km in 1 hr 40 min 48 sec. Find the actual speed of the car.

17$ \dfrac{6}{7} $km/hr 25 km/hr 30 km/hr 35 km/hr

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4. A man on tour travels first 160 km at 64 km/hr and the next 160 km at 80 km/hr. The average speed for the first 320 km of the tour is:

35.55 km/hr 36 km/hr 71.11 km/hr 71 km/hr

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5. An aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in 1$ \dfrac{2}{3} $ hours, it must travel at a speed of:

300 kmph 360 kmph 600 kmph 720 kmph

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6. A person crosses a 600 m long street in 5 minutes. What is his speed in km per hour?

3.6 7.2 8.4 10

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7. A and B walk around a circular track. A and B walk at a speed of 2 rounds per hour and 3 rounds per hour respectively. If they start at 8 a.m. from the same point in opposite directions, how many times shall they cross each other before 9.30 a.m.?

5 6 7 8

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8. Two boys starts from the same place walking at the rate of 5 kmph and 5.5 kmph respectively in the same direction. What time will they take to be 8.5 km apart?

17 hr 14 hr 12 hr 19 hr

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9. Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 54 kmph and including stoppages, it is 45 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

9 10 12 20

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10. An athlete runs 200 metres race in 24 seconds. What is his speed?

20 km/hr 25 km/hr 27.5 km/hr 30 km/hr

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