Train: Basic Concepts, Definitions and Formulas

Problems on Trains- Multiple Choice Questions

1. A person standing on a platform 160 meters long finds that a train crosses the platform in 54 sec but himself in 30 seconds Then the length of the train is?

(a) 100 m
(b)175 m
(c) 150 m
(d) 200 m

2. A train 300 m long, overtook a man walking along the line (in the same direction as the train) at the speed of 5 km per hour and passed him in 30 sec. The train reached the station in 15 minutes after it has passed the man. In what time did the man reach the station?

(a) 2 hrs. 4 min
(b) 2 hrs. 5 min
(c) 2 hrs. 3 min
(d) 2 hrs. 6 min

3. Two trains are running at a speed of 50 km and 30 km per hour respectively in the same direction. The train running at 50 km/hr. crosses a man in the other train in 18 seconds. Then the length of the faster train is?

(a) 120 m
(b) 100 m
(c) 90 m
(d) 115 m

4. A train of 24 carriages, each carriage of 60 m in length with an engine of 60 m length is running at a speed of 60 km/hr. The time in which the train will cross the bridge measuring 1.5 km in length is –

(a) 3 min
(b) 4 min
(c) 2 min
(d) 3 min. 40 sec

5. A train 200 meters long passes a telegraph pole in 18 seconds. Then the speed of the train and the time in which it passes a bridge 250 m long respectively are –

(a) 45 km/hr., 44 sec
(b) 32 km/hr, 45 sec
(c) 40 km/hr., 40.5 sec
(d) 40 km/hr, 40 sec