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How many times do the hands of a clock coincide in a day?

A) 20 B) 21
C) 22 D) 23

Answer:   C) 22



Explanation:

The hands of a clock coincide 11 times in every 12 hours (Since between 11 and 1, they
coincide only once, i.e., at 12 o'clock).

The hands overlap about every 65 minutes, not every 60 minutes.
The hands coincide 22 times in a day.

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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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Q:

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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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 11.5 deg

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What is the measure of the smaller of the two angles formed between the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock when it is 5:49 p.m.?

A) 119 deg B) 119.5 deg
C) 120 deg D) 120.5 deg
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 119.5 deg

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What would be the smaller of the two angles formed by the hour hand and the minute hand at 4:52 p.m?

A) 162 deg B) 164.5 deg
C) 165 deg D) 166 deg
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 166 deg

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