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Trains


1) A jogger running at 9 kmph alongside a railway track is 240 meters ahead of the engine of a 120 meter long train running at 45 kmph in the same direction. In how much time will the train pass the jogger ?

  1. 3.6 sec
  2. 18 sec
  3. 36 sec
  4. 72 sec



2) Two trains 200 m and 150 m long are running on parallel rails at the rate of 40 kmph and 45 kmph respectively. In how much time will they cross each other if they are running in the same direction ?

  1. 72 sec
  2. 132 sec
  3. 192 sec
  4. 252 sec



3) The length of a bridge, which a train 130 meters long and travelling at 45 kmph can cross in 30 secs, is :

  1. 200 m
  2. 225 m
  3. 245 m
  4. 250 m



4) A train travelling at a speed of 75 mph enters a tunnel three and half miles long. The train is 1/4 mile long. How long does it take for the train to pass through the tunnel from the moment the front enters to the moment the rear emerges ?

  1. 2.5 min
  2. 3 min
  3. 3.2 min
  4. 3.5 min



5) How long does a train 110 meters long running at the speed of 72 km/hr take to cross a bridge 132 meters in length ?

  1. 9.8 sec
  2. 12.1 sec
  3. 12.42 sec
  4. 14.3 sec



6) The length of a train and that of a platform are equal. If with the speed of 90 km/hr, the train crosses the platform in one minute, then the length of the train (in meters) is :

  1. 500
  2. 600
  3. 750
  4. 900



7) A train crosses a platform 100 m long in 60 seconds at a speed of 45 km/hr. The time taken by the train to cross an electric pole is :

  1. 8 sec
  2. 52 sec
  3. 1 minute
  4. Data inadequate



8) A train takes 18 seconds to pass completely through a station 162 m long and 15 seconds through another station 120 m long. The length of the train is :

  1. 70 m
  2. 80 m
  3. 90 m
  4. 100 m



9) Two trains are moving in opposite directions at 60 km/hr and 90 km/hr. Their lengths are 1.10 km and 0.9 km respectively. The time taken by the slower train to cross the faster train in seconds is :

  1. 36
  2. 45
  3. 48
  4. 49



10) Two goods trains, each 500 meter long, are running in opposite directions on parallel tracks. Their speeds are 45 km/hr and 30 km/hr respectively. Find the time taken by the slower train to pass the driver of the faster one.

  1. 12 sec
  2. 24 sec
  3. 48 sec
  4. 60 sec



11) Two trains, one from Howrah to Patna, and the other from Patna to Howrah, start simultaneously. After they meet, the trains reach their destinations after 9 hours and 16 hours respectively. The ratio of their speeds is :

  1. 2:3
  2. 4:3
  3. 6:7
  4. 9:16



12) Trains P and Q have lengths of 400 m and 600 m respectively. They are running on parallel tracks towards each other. Find the total distance covered by the two trains from the time they start to cross each other to the time they completely cross each other.

  1. 200 m
  2. 1000 m
  3. 1200 m
  4. Cannot be determined



13) Two trains of equal lengths take 10 seconds and 15 seconds respectively to cross a telegraph post. If the length of each train be 120 meters, In what time (in seconds) will they cross each other travelling in opposite direction ?

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 15
  4. 20



14) Two trains running in opposite directions cross a man standing on the platform in 27 seconds and 17 seconds respectively and they cross each other in 23 seconds. The ratio of their speeds is :

  1. 1:3
  2. 3:2
  3. 3:4
  4. None of these



15) What is the time taken by a 750 m long train travelling at 99 km/hr to cross a boy running at 9 km/hr towards the train ?

  1. 30 sec
  2. 33 sec
  3. 36 sec
  4. 25 sec



16) A train 400 m long travels at a speed of 36 kmph . Find the time it would take to cross a platform 300 m long.

  1. 30 sec
  2. 60 sec
  3. 35 sec
  4. 70 sec



17) In a 100 m race, A beats B by 10 m and B beats C by 20 m. Find the distance by which A beats C (in m).

  1. 30
  2. 28
  3. 32
  4. 36



18) In a 200 m race, Eswar gives Girish a start of 10 m and beats him by 10 m. Find the ratio of their speeds.

  1. 1:1
  2. 9:10
  3. 19:20
  4. 20:19



19) In a race, P beats Q by 20 seconds. Q beats R by 30 seconds By how many seconds did P beat R ?

  1. 44
  2. 25
  3. 50
  4. 36