A man standing on a road hold his umbrella at 30° with the vertical to keep the rain away. He throws the umbrella and starts running at 10 km/hr. He finds that raindrops are hitting his head vertically, the speed of raindrops with respect to the road will be

(1) 10 km/hr

(2) 20 km/hr

(3) 30 km/hr

(4) 40 km/hr

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In the above problem, the speed of rain drops w.r.t. the moving man, will be

(1) 10/2km/h

(2) 5 km/h

(3) 103km/h

(4) 5/3km/h

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A boat is moving with a velocity 3i + 4j with respect to ground. The water in the river is moving with a velocity – 3i – 4j with respect to ground. The relative velocity of the boat with respect to water is 

(1) 8j

(2) – 6i – 8j

(3) 6i +8j

(4) 52

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A 150 m long train is moving to north at a speed of 10 m/s. A parrot flying towards south with a speed of 5 m/s crosses the train. The time taken by the parrot the cross to train would be: 

(1) 30 s

(2) 15 s

(3) 8 s

(4) 10 s

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A river is flowing from east to west at a speed of 5 m/min. A man on south bank of river, capable of swimming 10m/min in still water, wants to swim across the river in shortest time. He should swim

(1) Due north

(2) Due north-east

(3) Due north-east with double the speed of river

(4) None of these

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A person, aiming to reach the exact opposite point on the other bank of a stream, is swimming with a speed of 0.5 m/s at an angle of 1200 with the direction of flow of water. The speed of water in the stream is:

1. 1 m/s

2. 0.5 m/s

3. 0.25 m/s

4. 0.433 m/s

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A moves with 65 km/h while B is coming back of A with 80 km/h. The relative velocity of B with respect to A is 

(1) 80 km/h

(2) 60 km/h

(3) 15 km/h

(4) 145 km/h

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A thief is running away on a straight road in a jeep moving with a speed of 9 m/s. A police man chases him on a motor cycle moving at a speed of 10 m/s. If the instantaneous separation of jeep from the motor cycle is 100 m, how long will it take for the policemen to catch the thief

(1) 1 second

(2) 19 second

(3) 90 second

(4) 100 second

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A man sitting in a bus travelling in a direction from west to east with a speed of 40 km/h observes that the rain-drops are falling vertically down. To the another man standing on ground the rain will appear 

(1) To fall vertically down

(2) To fall at an angle going from west to east

(3) To fall at an angle going from east to west

(4) The information given is insufficient to decide the direction of rain.

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A boat takes two hours to travel 8 km and back in still water. If the velocity of water is 4 km/h, the time taken for going upstream 8 km and coming back is 

(1) 2h

(2) 2h 40 min

(3) 1h 20 min

(4) Cannot be estimated with the information given

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