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At what time between 4 and 5 o'clock will the hands of a watch point in opposite directions?

A) 54 past 4 B) (53 + 7/11) past 4
C) (54 + 8/11) past 4 D) (54 + 6/11) past 4

Answer:   D) (54 + 6/11) past 4



Explanation:

4 o'clock, the hands of the watch are 20 min. spaces apart.
To be in opposite directions, they must be 30 min. spaces apart.
Minute hand will have to gain 50 min. spaces.
55 min. spaces are gained in 60 min 

 

50 min. spaces are gained in 6055×50 min. or 54611 

 

Required time = 54611 min. past 4.

 

 

 

 

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A clock shows 2 am now Find the total rotation of the minute hand, in degrees, of the clock when it will show 9 pm on the same night?

 

A) 8600° B) 6840°
C) 6470° D) 5930°
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 6840°

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What will be the measure of the acute angle formed between the hour hand and the minute hand at 6:43 a.m.?

A) 21.5 deg B) 78 deg
C) 56 deg D) 56.5 deg
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 56.5 deg

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A watch gains 5 seconds per minute and was set right at 6 A.M. What would be the time shown on the watch when the correct time is 2 PM?

A) 2.20 PM B) 2.50 PM
C) 2.30 PM D) 2.40 PM
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 2.40 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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 168.5 deg

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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?

A) West B) South
C) East D) North
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) North

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What fraction of 2 hours is 12 seconds?

A) 1/200 B) 1/300
C) 1/400 D) 1/600
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1/600

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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 3 hours

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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 308

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