The speed of a child while going to school is 2 kmph and returns to the village at a speed of 3 kmph. If he takes 5 hrs in all, what is the distance between the village and the school?

**(A)** 4 Km

**(B)** 6 Km

**(C)** 8 Km

**(D)** 10 Km

**Answer:** **(B)** **Explanation:** Let the required distance be x km.

Then time taken during the first journey = x/2 hr.

and time taken during the second journey = x/3 hr.

x/3 + x/2 = 5 => (2x + 3x) / 6 = 5

=> 5x = 30.

=> x = 6

Required distance = 6 km.

Quiz of this Question

Please comment below if you find anything wrong in the above post

## Recommended Posts:

- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 1
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 2
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 3
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 4
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 5
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 6
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 7
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 8
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 9
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 10
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 11
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 13
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 14
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 15
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Time Speed Distance | Question 16
- Speed of boat in still water from speed of stream and times taken
- Find the speed of the stream from the speed of the man given in both upstream and downstream
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Numbers, LCM and HCF | Question 1
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Numbers, LCM and HCF | Question 2
- QA - Placement Quizzes | Numbers, LCM and HCF | Question 3