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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 & Explanation 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.

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Q:

A clock is started at noon. By 10 minutes past 5, the hour hand has turned through:

A) 145 B) 150
C) 155 D) 160
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 155

Explanation:

Angle traced by hour hand in 12 hrs = 360º.

 

Angle traced by hour hand in 5 hrs 10 min.  i.e., 31/6 hrs 36012*316°= 155º

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A watch which gains uniformly is 2 minutes low at noon on Monday and is 4 min. 48 sec fast at 2 p.m. on the following Monday. When was it correct?

A) 2 p.m. on Tuesday B) 2 p.m. on Wednesday
C) 3 p.m. on Thursday D) 1 p.m. on Friday
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2 p.m. on Wednesday

Explanation:

 Time from 12 p.m. on Monday to 2 p.m. on the following Monday = 7 days 2 hours = 170 hours. 

 The Watch gains 2+445 min.  or 345  min.in 170 hrs. 

Now,  345min.are gained in 170 hrs. 

  2 min.are gained in170*534*2 hrs=50 hrs 

 Watch is correct 2 days 2 hrs. after 12 p.m. on Monday i.e., it will be correct at 2 p.m. on Wednesday

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Q:

At 3.40, the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock form an angle of:

A) 120 degrees B) 125 degrees
C) 130 degrees D) 135 degrees
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 130 degrees

Explanation:

Angle traced by hour hand in 12 hrs. = 360º.

 

Angle traced by it in  11/3 hrs=  36012*113°=110°

 

Angle traced by minute hand in 60 min. = 360º.

 

Angle traced by it in 40 min. =(360/60*40)°=240°

 

  Required angle (240 - 110)º = 130º.

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Answer the Following Puzzle.

Number Puzzles Questions and Answers

A) 90 B) 56
C) 34 D) 104
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 90

Explanation:

As you move down, the numbers represent multiples of 12,subtracting 1 for the first step,adding 2 for the second, subtracting 3 for the third, adding 4 for the next ect.ect

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Q:

Find the missing Number?

Find the missing number

Answer

How ?


7*6 = 4 2
9*9 = 8 1
5*3 = 1 5
6*2 = 1 2

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Q:

Using the four letters below only, create a seven letter word.

UMNI

Answer

MINIMUM

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If A is substituted by 4, B by 3, C by 2, D by 4, E by 3, F by 2 and so on, then what will be total of the numerical values of the letters of the word SICK?

A) 11 B) 12
C) 10 D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 11

Explanation:

Total value = 4 + 2 + 2 + 3 = 11.

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