January 1st, 2020 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - A motorbike leaves point A
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance
Question
A motorbike leaves point A at 1 pm and moves towards point B at a uniform speed. A car leaves point B at 2 pm and moves towards point A at a uniform speed which is double that of the motorbike. They meet at 3:40 pm at a point which is 168 km away from A. What is the distance, in km, between A and B?
A) 364
B) 378
C) 380
D) 388
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
From CAT 2017 - Quantitative

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January 1st, 2020 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - Arun drove from home to his hostel
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time Speed Distance
Question
Arun drove from home to his hostel at 60 miles per hour. While returning home he drove halfway along the same route at a speed of 25 miles per hour and then took a bypass road which increased his driving distance by 5 miles, but allowed him to drive at 50 miles per hour along this bypass road. If his return journey took 30 minutes more than his onward journey, then the total distance traveled by him

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January 1st, 2020 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - In a 10 km race. A, B and C
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD
Question
In a 10 km race. A, B,and C, each running at uniform speed, get the gold, silver, and bronze medals, respectively. If A beats B by 1 km and B beats C by 1 km, then by how many metres does A beat C?
Answer
1900
Solution
From CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD, we can see that,
Speed of A = Sa
Speed of B = Sb
Speed of C = Sc
Time taken by A (t) to travel 10 km = 10/Sa = 9/Sb = x(As B is behind

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December 30th, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - A man travels by a motor boat
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time, Speed and Distance
Question
A man travels by a motor boat down a river to his office and back. With the speed of the river unchanged, if he doubles the speed of his motor boat, then his total travel time gets reduced by 75%. The ratio of the original speed of the motor boat to the speed of the river is
A) √6 / √2
B) √7 / 2
C) 2√5 / 3
D) 3: 2
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
As per CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitu

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December 29th, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - A man leaves his home
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time, Speed and Distance
Question
A man leaves his home and walks at a speed of 12 km per hour, reaching the railway station 10 minutes after the train had departed. If instead he had walked at a speed of 15 km per hour, he would have reached the station 10 minutes before the train's departure. The distance (in km) from his home to the railway station is
Answer
20
Solution
As per the question from CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude

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December 23rd, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Points A and B are 150 km apart
Slot -2 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Points A and B are 150 km apart
Points A and B are 150 km apart. Cars 1 and 2 travel from A to B, but car 2 starts from A when car 1 is already 20 km away from A. Each car travels at a speed of 100 kmph for the ﬁrst 50 km, at 50 kmph for the next 50 km, and at 25 kmph for the last 50 km. The distance, in km, between car 2 and B when car 1 reaches B is (TITA )?

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December 23rd, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – On a long stretch of east-west
Slot -2 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – On a long stretch of east-west road
On a long stretch of east-west road, A and B are two points such that B is 350 km west of A. One car starts from A and another from B at the same time. If they move towards each other, then they meet after 1 hour. If they both move towards east, then they meet in 7 hrs. The diﬀerence between their speeds, in km per hour, is?

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December 22nd, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Points A, P, Q and B lie on
Slot -2 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Points A, P, Q and B lie on the same line
Points A, P, Q and B lie on the same line such that P, Q and B are, respectively, 100 km, 200 km and 300 km away from A. Cars 1 and 2 leave A at the same time and move towards B. Simultaneously, car 3 leaves B and moves towards A. Car 3 meets car 1 at Q, and car 2 at P. If each car is moving in uniform speed then the ratio of t

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December 21st, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Point P lies between points A and B
Slot -1 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – Point P lies between points A and B
Point P lies between points A and B such that the length of BP is thrice that of AP. Car 1 starts from A and moves towards B. Simultaneously, car 2 starts from B and moves towards A. Car 2 reaches P one hour after car 1 reaches P. If the speed of car 2 is half that of car 1, then the time, in minutes, taken by car 1 in reach

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December 21st, 2019 by Ravi Handa

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – The distance from A to B is 60 km
Slot -1 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance – The distance from A to B is 60 km
The distance from A to B is 60 km. Partha and Narayan start from A at the same time and move towards B. Partha takes four hours more than Narayan to reach B. Moreover, Partha reaches the mid-point of A and B two hours before Narayan reaches B. The speed of Partha, in km per hour, is?
a) 5
b) 3
c) 4
d) 6
Answer:

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