# Time and Distance – Questions and detailed solutions

Question 11. A car covers a distance of 180 km in 3 hours. If the car stops for 15 minutes every hour, what is its average speed in km per hour?

• (a)24 km/h.
• (b) 48 km/h.
• (c) 55 km/h.
• (d) 65 km/h.

Question 12.A cyclist travels at a speed of 15 kmph for the first 2 hours and then reduces the speed by 10%. How far will the cyclist travel in the next 3 hours?

• (a) 22 km
• (b) 40.5 km
• (c) 34 km
• (d) 44 km

Question 13.A boat can cover a certain distance downstream in 4 hours. If the speed of the boat is increased by 50%, how long will it take to cover the same distance downstream?

• (a) 2.67 hours
• (b)2.55 hours
• (c)3.10 hours
• (d)3.45 hours

Question 14. A train covers a distance of 600 km in 7 hours. If it travels at a speed of 90 kmph for the first 2 hours and then reduces its speed by 30%, what will be its average speed for the entire journey?

• (a)65 km/h
• (b)55.71 km/h
• (c)80.71 km/h
• (d) 70.71 km/h

Question 15.A car travels at a speed of 80 kmph for the first 5 hours and then reduces its speed by 15%. How far will it travel in the next 4 hours?

• (a)200 km
• (b)312 km
• (c)412 km
• (d) 272 km

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