Boats and Streams – Questions and Answers – Quiz 3

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1. A boatman goes 2 km against the current of the stream in 1 hour and goes 1 km along the current in 10 minutes. How long will it take to go 5 km in stationary water?

40 minutes
1 hour
1 hr 15 min
1 hr 30 min

2. A man can row three-quarters of a kilometre against the stream in 11(1/4) minutes and down the stream in 7 minutes. The speed (in km/hr) of the man in still water is:

2
3
4
5

3. Speed of a boat in standing water is 9 kmph and the speed of the stream is 1.5 kmph. A man rows to a place at a distance of 105 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is:

16 hours
18 hours
20 hours
24 hours

4. A man takes twice as long to row a distance against the stream as to row the same distance in favour of the stream. The ratio of the speed of the boat (in still water) and the stream is:

2 : 1
3 : 1
3 : 2
4 : 3

5. A man rows to a place 48 km distant and come back in 14 hours. He finds that he can row 4 km with the stream in the same time as 3 km against the stream. The rate of the stream is:

1 km/hr
1.5 km/hr
2 km/hr
2.5 km/hr

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