Aptitude  Problems-On-Trains  Practice Q&A

1. A train passes a station platform in 36 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 20 seconds. If the speed of the train is 54 km/hr what is the length of the platform?

120 m 240 m 300 m None of these

2. A goods train runs at the speed of 72 kmph and crosses a 250 m long platform in 26 seconds. What is the length of the goods train?

230 m 240 m 260 m 270 m

3. Two trains each 100 m long moving in opposite directions cross each other in 8 seconds. If one is moving twice as fast the other then the speed of the faster train is:

30 km/hr 45 km/hr 60 km/hr 75 km/hr

4. A train overtakes two persons walking along a railway track. The first one walks at 4.5 km/hr. The other one walks at 5.4 km/hr. The train needs 8.4 and 8.5 seconds respectively to overtake them. What is the speed of the train if both the persons are walking in the same direction as the train?

66 km/hr 72 km/hr 78 km/hr 81 km/hr

5. A train travelling at 48 kmph completely crosses another train having half its length and travelling in opposite direction at 42 kmph in 12 seconds. It also passes a railway platform in 45 seconds. The length of the platform is

400 m 450 m 560 m 600 m

6. A train 800 metres long is running at a speed of 78 km/hr. If it crosses a tunnel in 1 minute then the length of the tunnel (in meters) is

130 360 500 540

7. A train running at the speed of 60 km/hr crosses a pole in 9 seconds. What is the length of the train?

120 metres 180 metres 324 metres 150 metres

8. Two stations A and B are 110 km apart on a straight line. One train starts from A at 7 a.m. and travels towards B at 20 kmph. Another train starts from B at 8 a.m. and travels towards A at a speed of 25 kmph. At what time will they meet?

9 a.m. 10 a.m. 10.30 a.m. 11 a.m.

9. The length of the bridge which a train 130 metres long and travelling at 45 km/hr can cross in 30 seconds is:

200 m 225 m 245 m 250 m

10. Two trains are running in opposite directions with the same speed. If the length of each train is 120 metres and they cross each other in 12 seconds then the speed of each train (in km/hr) is:

10 18 36 72


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