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Question: Cities A and B are in different time zones. A is located 3000 km east of B. The table below describes the schedule of an airline operating non-stop flights between A and B. All the times indicated are local and on the same day.

Departure

Arrival

City

Time

City

Time

B

8:00 am

A

3:00 pm

A

4:00 pm

B

8:00 pm

Assume that planes cruise at the same speed in both directions. However, the effective speed is influenced by a steady wind blowing from east to west at 50 km per hour.

What is the time difference between A and B?


  1. 1 hour and 30 minutes
  2. 2 hours
  3. 2 hours and 30 minutes
  4. 1 hour
  5. Cannot be determined

Correct Option:4

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