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At what time between 5 and 6 o' clock are the hands of a 3 minutes apart ?

A) 24min B) 12min
C) 13min D) 14min

Answer:   A) 24min



Explanation:

In this type of problems the formuae is
(5*x+ or - t)*12/11
Here x is replaced by the first interval of given time. Here x is 5.
t is spaces apart

  Case 1 : (5*x + t) * 12/11

 (5*5 + 3) * 12/11

 28 * 12/11 = 336/11= 31511 min

therefore the hands will be 3 min apart at 31 5/11 min past 5.

Case 2 : (5*x - t) * 12/11

(5*5 -3 ) * 12/11

 22 *12/11 = 24 min 

 therefore the hands will be 3 min apart at 24 min past 5

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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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Q:

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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