#### Clock puzzles Question & Answers

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 |

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.

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