# Time and Distance – Questions and detailed solutions

Question 1. A person covers a distance of 800 meters in 4 minutes. What is their speed in meters per second?

• (a) 3.88 meters per second
• (b) 3.333 meters per second
• (c) 4.01 meters per second
• (d) 5.44 meters per second

Question 2. A cyclist covers a distance of 120 km in 6 hours. If the speed is increased by 50%, how long will it take to cover the same distance?

• (a) 3 hours
• (b)2 hours
• (c) 4 hours
• (d) 6 hours

Question 3. A train can travel a distance of 400 km in 4 hours. If the train stops for 20 minutes at a station, what is its average speed in km per hour?

• (a)90.43 km/h
• (b)96.5 km/h
• (c) 82.98 km/h
• (d) 92.3 km/h

Question 4. A car travels at a speed of 60 kmph for the first 3 hours and then increases its speed by 20%. How far will it travel in the next 2 hours?

• (a)144 km
• (b)120 km
• (c) 122 km
• (d)132 km

Question 5. A bus covers a distance of 240 km at a speed of 60 kmph. If it wants to reduce the travel time by 1 hour, what should be the increased speed?

• (a)100 km/h
• (b)60 km/h
• (c)40 km/h
• (d) 80 km/h

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