Quant Quiz on “Speed Distance and Time ” for SSC CGL 2016


1. A boy walking at a speed of 10 km/h reaches his school 12 min late. Next time at a speed of 15 km/h reaches his school 7 min late. Find the distance of his school from his house?



2. Two boats travelling at 5km/h and 10km/hr, head directly towards each other. They begin at a distance of 20 kms from each other. How far apart are they (in kms) one minute before they collide?


3. The distance between two points P and Q is 115 km. Two persons start at the same time but one travelling from P towards Q and the other travelling from Q towards P. If their respective speeds are 40 kmph and 52 kmph, where do they meet each other?

48 km from Q
34 km from P
36 km from P
50 km from P

4. Ravi starts by car from Mumbai to Goa. After sometime he realise that he will cover only 75% of the distance in the scheduled time or takes 3 hour more therefore he doubles his speed immediately and thus manages to reach Goa exactly on time. Find the time after which Ravi changed his speed?

3 h
4 h
5 h
6 h

5. A runs twice as fast as B and B runs thrice as fast as C. The distance covered by C in 72 minutes, will be covered by A in:

18 min
24 min
16 min
12 min

6. When a person reduces his speed from 42 km/hr to 36 km/hr he takes 20 min more then his usual time taken. Find the usual time taken by him?

2 hr
1.5 hr
2.25 hr
Can’t be determined

7. A train travels at the rate of 50 km/hr without stoppages and it travels at 40 km/hr with stoppages. How many minutes does the train stop on an average per hour?

6 min
12 min
18 min
14 min

8. Amit walks at a uniform speed of 4 km/hr and 4 hr after his start, Brijesh cycles after him at the uniform rate of 20 km/hr. How far from the starting point will Brijesh catch Amit?

15 km
18 km
13 km
20 km

9. If Sohali walks from his home to office at 16 km/hr he is late by 5 min. If he walks at 20 km/hr, he reaches 10 min before the office time. Find the distance of his office from his house.

22 km
20 km
18 km
16 km

10. Train A crosses a pole in 20 seconds and Train B crosses the same pole in one minute. The length of Train A is half of the length of Train B. what is the ratio of the speed of Train A to that of Train B?

3 : 2
3 : 4
4 : 3
3 : 1

Directions—(Q. 11–15) Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow—
The following line graph gives distance (in km) travelled by five different trucks in a day. 

11. What is the respective ratio of the distance travelled by Truck A to the distance travelled by Truck D?

17 : 19
11 : 15
19 : 17
15 : 11

12. What is the average distance travelled by all the Trucks together?

510 km
515 km
425 km
None of these

13. If Truck C covered the given distance at the average speed of 55 km/hr, what was the time taken by it to cover this distance?

12 hours
10 hours
8 hours
6 hours

14. The distance travelled by Truck A is approximately what per cent of the total distance travelled by Truck E and C together?


15. If the time taken by Truck B to cover the given distance was 8 hours, what was the average speed of the truck B?

51.75 km/hr
45•25 km/hr
52•25 km/hr
43•75 km/hr



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