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Q:

Missing letters puzzle

Answer

Answer :  Y


Explanation:    Start on the left hand of the diagram, and move clockwise. Letters are written in alphabetical order, in steps of 10 letters at a time.

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In the below puzzle, there are 2 double blanks. Fill in the blanks with the same pair of letters to complete an English word. For example, use the letter-pair ac in b__kp__k to make the word backpack

v _ _ lat _ _ n

Answer

violation

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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:

In a certain city, 5% of all the persons in town have unlisted phone numbers. If you select 100 names at random from that city's phone directory, how many people selected will have unlisted phone numbers?

Answer

  Zero. You are selecting names from the list, so they are all listed.

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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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