# Boats and Streams Problems for SSC and Bank exams

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## Boats and Streams Problems for Competitive exams

1. A man can row upstream at 8 kmph and downstream at 13 kmph. The speed of the stream is:

(A) 2.5 km/hr

(B) 2.4 km/hr

(C) 6 km/hr

(D) 5.2 km/hr

(E) None of these

Ans . A

2. A boat running downstream covers a distance of 16 km in 2 hours while for covering the same distance upstream, it takes 4 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

(A) 3 km/hr

(B) 6 km/hr

(C) 9 km/hr

(D) 12 km/hr

(E) None of these

Ans . B

3. A man can row three-quarters of a kilometer against the stream in minutes. The speed (in km/hr) of the man in still water is:

(A) 2

(B) 10

(C) 15

(D) 5

(E) None of these

Ans . D

4. A boat running upstream takes 8 hours 48 minutes to cover a certain distance, while it takes 4 hours to cover the same distance running downstream. What is the ratio between the speed of the boat and speed of the water current respectively?

(A) 1 : 2

(B) 8 : 4

(C) 8 : 3

(D) 5 : 3

(E) None of these

Ans . C

5. A man’s speed with the current is 15 km/hr and the speed of the current is 2.5 km/hr. The man's speed against the current is :

(A) 8.5 km/hr

(B) 9 km/hr

(C) 10 km/hr

(D) 21 km/hr

(E) None of these

Ans . C

6. A boat can travel with a speed of 13 km/hr in still water. If the speed of the stream is 4 km/hr, find the time taken by the boat to go 68 km downstream.

(A) 3 hours

(B) 5 hours

(C) 4 hours

(D) 8 hours

Ans . C

7. The speed of a boat in still water is 15 km/hr and the rate of current is 3 km/hr. The distance traveled downstream in 12 minutes is :

(A) 2.1 km

(B) 1.8 km

(C) 4.2 km

(D) 3.6 km

Ans . D

8. A boat takes 19 hours for traveling downstream from point A to B and coming back to a point C midway between A and B. If the velocity of the stream is 4 kmph and the speed of the boat in still water is 14 kmph, what is the distance between A and B?

(A) 170 km

(B) 180 km

(C) 190 km

(D) 200 km

Ans . B

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