Problems on Trains Questions and Answers

Q 1

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:


A)  

10

B)  

18

C)  

36

D)  

72


Correct Option - C

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Q 2

A train overtakes two persons who are walking in the same direction in which the train is going, at the rate of 2 kmph and 4 kmph and passes them completely in 9 and 10 seconds respectively. The length of the train is


A)  

45 m

B)  

50 m

C)  

54 m

D)  

72 m


Correct Option - B

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Q 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


A)  

30 km /hr

B)  

45 km /hr

C)  

60 km /hr

D)  

75 km /hr


Correct Option - C

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Q 4

A train 150 m long passes a km stone in 15 seconds and another train of the same length travelling in opposite direction in 8 seconds. The speed of the second train is


A)  

60 km /hr

B)  

66 km /hr

C)  

72 km /hr

D)  

99 km /hr


Correct Option - D

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Q 5

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


A)  

120 metres

B)  

180 metres

C)  

324 metres

D)  

150 metres


Correct Option - D

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Q 6

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:


A)  

2 : 3

B)  

4 : 3

C)  

6 : 7

D)  

9 : 16


Correct Option - B

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Q 7

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


A)  

400 m

B)  

445 m

C)  

560 m

D)  

600 km/hr


Correct Option - A

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