MBAP logo

Points A, P, Q and B lie on | Quantitative Aptitude | Arithmetic – Time Speed and Distance

CAT 2018 – The CAT QA section has grown increasingly difficult since 2015. In order to tackle the tougher CAT Level QA questions for the CAT Exam, it is important to understand the basics of CAT. To obtain a great CAT score, make use of MBAP Free Study material with detailed solutions and video explanations. Check out MBAP free Mock test to take these questions in a test format for free.

You may also find remaining question solution of CAT 2018, Slot-2 by searching the question in the search bar.

 

The question below is from previous year CAT question from CAT 2018 exam comes from CAT Arithmetic – Time Speed and Distance – Points A, P, Q and B lie on …. Find out by answering this question which tests an aspirant’s Quantitative Ability Skills:

CAT 2018 – Slot 2 - Time Speed and Distance - Question 3 - Points A, P, Q and B lie on

Q. 3: 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 the speed of car 2 to that of car 1 is
1. 1 : 2
2. 2 : 9
3. 1 : 4
4. 2 : 7

Car 3 meets car 1 at Q, which is 200 km from A.

Therefore, at the time of their meeting car 1 must have travelled 200 km and car 3 must have travelled 100 km.

As the time is same, ratio of speed of car 1 to speed of car 3 = 2 : 1. Car 3 meets car 2 at P, which is 100 km from A.

Therefore, at the time of their meeting car 2 must have travelled 100 km and car 3 must have travelled 200 km.

As the time is same, ratio of speed of car 2 to speed of car 3 = 1 : 2. Speed of car 1 : speed of car 3 = 2 : 1

And speed of car 2 : speed of car 3 = 1 : 2

 

So, speed of car 1 : speed of car 2 : speed of car 3 = 4 : 1 : 2

Counselling Session
By IIM Mentor

Reach Us

primary Menu

Inspiring Education… Assuring Success!!
Ⓒ 2020 – All Rights Are Reserved

Free Content !!!
Signup now to get the All recent CAT Exam Paper with Solution... Subscribe below with your Email ID
Free Content !!!
Signup now to get the All recent CAT Exam Paper with Solution... Subscribe below with your Email ID