# Clock puzzles Questions

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

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 = 2700/5 = 540 times.

The count start after the first sound, the Siren will sound 541 times in ¾ of an hour.

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Q:

There is a clock which shows false timing ie it shows 20 minutes less for each 1 hour. If the clock shows 12 noon now how many minutes will be lost when it shows 2 pm ?

 A) 36 minutes B) 48 minutes C) 35 minutes D) 60 minutes

Explanation:

For 1 hour, 20 minutes is slower, then for
06 miuntes - 2 minutes is slower
30 minutes - 10 minutes
Actual time | false time
12 12
01 PM 12:40 PM (20 minutes slower)
02 PM 01:20 PM
03 PM 02:00 PM

So, when actual time is 3pm, the false time is 2 pm.
So, it loses 60 minutes when it shows 2 pm.

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Q:

7:05

Explanation: As you move from left to right, the time shown on each watch decreases by 12 minutes, then 24, 36 and 48.

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Q:

Hour hand points to 8

Explanation:

Starting with the top clockface, and moving clockwise around the others, the minute hand moves forward 15 minutes, while the hour hand moves back 2 hours each time.

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Q:

Minutes Hand Clock Puzzle?

 A) 12 B) 24 C) 44 D) 60