# Puzzles Questions

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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

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

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 ${\left(\frac{360}{12}*\frac{31}{6}\right)}^{°}$= 155º

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Q:

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

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 $\left(2+4\frac{4}{5}\right)$ min.  or $\frac{34}{5}$  min.in 170 hrs.

Now,  $\frac{34}{5}$min.are gained in 170 hrs.

2 min.are gained in$\left(170*\frac{5}{34}*2\right)$ 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

Explanation:

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

Angle traced by it in  11/3 hrs=  ${\left(\frac{360}{12}*\frac{11}{3}\right)}^{°}$=${110}^{°}$

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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Q:

Find the missing Number?

How ?

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

Subject: Number Puzzles

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Q:

 A) 90 B) 56 C) 34 D) 104

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:

The Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever?

If a giraffe has two eyes, a monkey has two eyes, and an elephant has two eyes, how many eyes do we have?

 A) 3 B) 4 C) 1 D) 2

Explanation:

4 eyes.

Here in the question, it is asked how many Eyes We have so that means here the person who has asked the question is also including the person who is suppose to give the answer. In a clear understanding, the Conversation is happening between 2 people 1st who asked the question and 2nd to whom it has been asked, which means there are 4 eyes.

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Q:

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

UMNI

MINIMUM

Subject: Word Puzzles

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