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Q:

How many times in a day, are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction?

A) 20 B) 22
C) 24 D) 48

Answer:   B) 22

Explanation:

The hands of a clock point in opposite directions (in the same straight line) 11 times in every 12 hours. (Because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o'clcok only).

So, in a day, the hands point in the opposite directions 22 times.

Subject: Clock puzzles
Q:

If a Siren sounds for every 5 seconds, how many times will it sound in ¾ of an hour?

A) 541 times B) 540 times
C) 450 times D) 275 times
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 541 times

Explanation:

There are 60 minutes in an hour.
In ¾ of an hour there are (60 × ¾) minutes = 45 minutes.
In ¾ of an hour there are (60 × 45) seconds = 2700 seconds.
Siren sounds for every 5 seconds.
In 2700 seconds  = 540 times.

The count start after the first sound, the Siren will sound 541 times in ¾ of an hour.

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Q:

Calculate the angle between the two hands of clock when the clock shows 4 : 20 p.m. ?

A) 5 degrees B) 10 degrees
C) 15 degrees D) 25 degrees
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 10 degrees

Explanation:

Since at 4 : 20 the minute hand will be at 4 and the angle between them will be same as the distance covered in degree by the hour hand in 20 minutes.

Required angle = distance of hour hand = speed × time = × 20 =10 degrees.

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Q:

Answer the following puzzle

Answer

7:05


Explanation: As you move from left to right, the time shown on each watch decreases by 12 minutes, then 24, 36 and 48.

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Q:

Answer the following puzzle

Answer

6:45


Explanation: As you move from left to right, add 1 to the value of each digit on the watch, and rotate the digits one place to the left.

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Q:

Answer the following puzzle

Answer

To the 6


Explanation:


Starting with the top left clockface and working clockwise around the others, the sum of the numbers pointed to by the 2 hands starts at 3 and increases by 2 each time.

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