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Q:

# A watch which gains 5 seconds in 3 minutes was set right at 7 a.m. In the afternoon of the same day, when the watch indicated quarter past 4 o'clock, the true time is:

 A) 4pm B) 5pm C) 6pm D) 7pm

Explanation:

Time from 7 am to 4.15 pm  = 9 hrs 15 min = $374$ hrs

3 min. 5 sec. of this clock = 3 min. of the correct clock.

Now 3min.5sec. is$37720$ hrs of this clock = 3 min.is$120$ hrs of the correct clock

$374$ hrs of clock = $120×72037×374$ hrs of the correct clock.

= 9 hrs of the correct clock.

$\inline \therefore$ The correct time is 9 hrs after 7 am. i.e., 4 pm.

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What would be the smaller of the two angles formed by the hour hand and the minute hand at 3:47 p.m?

 A) 168.5 deg B) 162 deg C) 166.5 deg D) 165 deg

Explanation:

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A watch shows 6 p.m. where the hour hand points east. In which direction is the minute hand facing when the time is 9.15 p.m?

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Explanation:

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What fraction of 2 hours is 12 seconds?

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Explanation:

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Three clocks are designed to alarm in every hour, two hours and three hours respectively. If they all alrmed together three hours before, then after how many hours will they next alarm together?

 A) 3 hours B) 6 hours C) 2 hours D) 1 hour

Explanation:

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0 528
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In a week, how many times are the hands of a clock at right angles with each other?

 A) 308 B) 44 C) 24 D) 154

Explanation:

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0 354
Q:

What will be the acute angle between the hour-hand and the minute -hand at 2:13 p.m?

 A) 16.5 deg B) 18 deg C) 13.5 deg D) 11.5 deg

Explanation:

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 A) 119 deg B) 119.5 deg C) 120 deg D) 120.5 deg

Explanation:

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