Problems on Races and Games

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1) In a kilometer race, A beats B by 40 meters or by 5 seconds. What is the time taken by A over the course?

1. 1 minute 57 seconds.
2. 2 minutes.
3. 1.5 minutes.
4. None of these.

2) In a race of 600 m, A can beat B by 50 m, and in another race of 500 m, B can beat C by 60 m. Then by how many meters will A beat C in a race of 400 meters?

1. 77  m
2. 77 m
3. 70 m
4. None of these.

3) In a 500 m race, the ratio of the speeds of two participants A and B is 3: 4. A has a start of 140 m. Then, A wins by

1. 60 m
2. 40 m
3. 20 m
4. 10 m

4) A can run 22.5 m while B runs 25 m. In a one kilometer race, B beats A by

1. 100 m
2. 111 1/9 m
3. 25 m
4. 50 m

5) A and B take part in a 100 m race. A runs at 5 km per hour. A gives B a start of 8 m and still beats him by 8 seconds. The speed of B is

1. 5.15 km/hr
2. 4.14 km/hr
3. 4.25 km/hr
4. 4.41 km/hr

6) In a game of 100 points. A can give B 20 points and C 28 points. How many points can B give C in a game of 100 points?

1. 5
2. 10
3. 15
4. None of these

7) A, B, and C are three contestants in a one kilometer race. If A can give B a start of 40 m and A can give a start of 64 m, how many meters? start can B give C?

1. 35 m
2. 25 m
3. 20 m
4. None of these.

8) Three men A, B and C walk around a circle, 1760 meters in circumference, at the rates of 160 meters, 120 meters and 105 meters per minute respectively. If they all start together and walk in the same direction, when will they be first together again?

1. 44 minutes
2. 32 minutes
3. 352 minutes
4. None of these.

9) In a game of billiards, A can give B 12 points in a game of 60 points and A can give C 10 points in a game of 90 points. How many points can C give B in a game of 70?

1. 73 points
2. 63 points
3. 80 points
4. None of these.

10) In a 100 m race, A covers the distance in 36 seconds and B covers in 45 seconds. In this race, A beats B by

1. 20 m
2. 25 m
3. 22.5 m
4. 9 m