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Distance, speed and time - Test

1.

After a meal, an earthworm moves at a distance of 45cm in 90 seconds. Find the speed of the earthworm.

2.

A car leaves Dover at 8.00am and arrives in London at 10.30am. If the distance is 120 km, find the average speed.

3.

A killer shark, attacking a fishing boat, swims at a speed of 13m/s for half a minute. How far does it swim in this time?

4.

A car leaves London at 8.30am and arrives in Edinburgh at 5.30pm. If the car travels at an average speed of 75 km/hr, how far is it from London to Edinburgh?

5.

A car travels at 88 km/hr over a distance of 22 miles. Find in minutes the time taken for the car to travel this.

6.

A sum of £120 is divided in the ratio 3:4:5. What is the largest share?

7.

Find the largest share when £192.50 is divided in the ratio of 2:5.

8.

Find the smallest share when 260g is divided in the ratio of 4:2:7.

9.

At an election 7800 people voted Labour, Conservative or Liberal Democrats in the ratio of 4:3:5. How many people voted Conservative?

10.

£109.80 is divided between James and his twin sisters in the ratio 5:2:2. How much did each twin receive?

11.

A car travelling at a steady speed takes 4 hours to travel 244 km. Find the average speed of the car.

12.

A car travels at a constant speed of 40 mph for 3 hours. How far does the car go?

13.

An octopus swims 7 km at a speed of 3 km/hr. How long does it take in hours and minutes.

14.

A horse runs for 2 hours 15 mins at a speed of 8 mph. How far does it run?

15.

The distance from London to Penzance by rail is 420km. At what average speed must a train travel to cover this distance in 4 hours?