Clocks Questions and Answers

Clocks Questions

Clocks Questions and Answers

Definition of Clocks

A clock’s dial is like a broad ring, divided into 12 identical portions, where every single part demonstrates different hours. Every hour space is further segmented in 5 sections – each having a 1 minute time duration. Usually there are two needles that revolve in a clock. On this page you’ll find Clocks Questions and Answers for practice.

The hour needle shields 1/12 Th boundary of the circle in 1 hour. Alternatively, the minute needle covers just one circumference of the clock per hour.

Formula or Rule for solving Clocks Questions and Answers

  • Since the minute needle moves at a speed of 55 minutes per hour, therefore in 1 minute, the minute point covers a distance of (55/60) or (11/12) minutes.
  • Therefore the Clock Formula: 11/12 which is essential in finding out the angle between two needles of a clock.
  • As minute needle covers 360 degrees per hour, covering one full circle. Hence is travels 360/60= 6 degrees/min.
  • 60-minute space = 360° = 1 hour
    1-minute space = 6° = 1 minute
    5-minute space = 6° x 5 = 30° = 5 minutes
    Right Angle or Perpendicular = 15-minute spaces apart
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Question 1

Time: 00:00:00
In a particular year 10th of 10th month was a Sunday In the same year 8th of 8th month falls on which day of the week?

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Wednesday

Saturday

Saturday

Sunday

Sunday

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Question 2

Time: 00:00:00
A faulty watch gains 7 seconds in 4 minutes. After you woke up. you set the clock right at 9:00 AM. When you returned home from office. you saw the clock showing 5:20 PM. What time did you return home?

5:15 PM

5:15 PM

5:12 PM

5:12 PM

5:05 PM

5:05 PM

5:09 PM

5:09 PM

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Question 3

Time: 00:00:00
If a clock, set at 04:00 on 5th Feb 1772, gains 5 seconds every hour, What will be the angle(in degrees) in the middle of minute and the hour hand on 2nd March 1772 if the actual time is 4 PM.

155

155

156

156

157

157

147

147

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Question 4

Time: 00:00:00
What would be the angle subtended in the middle of the hour portion and the minute portion when the watch shows 8:20 timing?

120 degree

120 degree

130 degree

130 degree

110 degree

110 degree

None of these

None of these

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
On which day of the year will be 18th July, 1996?

Tuesday

Tuesday

Thursday

Thursday

Friday

Friday

Saturday

Saturday

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Question 6

Time: 00:00:00
Calculate the time (amid 3:00 and 4:00) when both the clock points are collected?

3: 16 4/11

3: 16 4/11

3: 22

3: 22

3: 51 2/3

3: 51 2/3

3: 10

3: 10

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Question 7

Time: 00:00:00
Calculate the time (amid 4:00 & 5:00) when both the hands of the needles form a right angle?

5: 05 5/11

5: 05 5/11

5: 06

5: 06

5: 04

5: 04

5: 05 2/11

5: 05 2/11

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Question 8

Time: 00:00:00
Calculate the time (between 8:00- 9:00) when the points of the clock will formulate a straight line without being together?

8:12 2/3

8:12 2/3

8: 09 10/11

8: 09 10/11

8: 11 11/12

8: 11 11/12

8: 10 10/11

8: 10 10/11

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Question 9

Time: 00:00:00
If the minute needle of the clock overtakes the hour needle every 65 minutes interval of the correct time, how much will the clock gain or lose?

10 10/143 minutes gain

10 10/143 minutes gain

9 1/13 minutes gain

9 1/13 minutes gain

12 12/13 minutes loss

12 12/13 minutes loss

None

None

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Question 10

Time: 00:00:00
If a clock gets 5 minutes slow at 8 O’ Clock on a Sunday morning and 5 min. 48 Sec. fast at 8:00 PM on the coming Sunday? Then find out when exactly was it showing the actual time?

Wednesday 7:20 PM

Wednesday 7:20 PM

Tuesday 10:20 PM

Tuesday 10:20 PM

Sunday 10:11 PM

Sunday 10:11 PM

None

None

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Question 11

Time: 00:00:00
A clock is set right at 8:00 AM if it get ahead by 10 minutes in 24 hours what will be the correct time If the clock indicates 1:00 Pm the next day?

12:48

12:48

12:32

12:32

12:50

12:50

11:59

11:59