CLOCKS practice problems
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CLOCKS practice problems:
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Practice problems:
1.Find the angle between the hands of a clock when the time
is 3:20
a)20 b)30 c)40 d)50
2.At what time between 4 and 5'o clock will the 2 hands of
a clock beat an angle of 60 degrees with each other?
a)4:10 10/11 b)4:32 8/11 c)both a and b d)none of these
3.Find the time at which the hands of a clock are at right angles
between 7 and 8'o clock?
a)7:21 9/11 b)7:54 6/11 c)both a & b d)none of these
4.Find the time at which the hands of a clock are exactly opposite
directions between 8 and 9'o clock?
a)8:10 10/11 b)8:02 c)8:3/11 d)none of these
5.At what time between 2 and 3'o clock are the hands of a clock
together?
a)2:10 b)2:10 10/11 c)2:10 10/12 d)none
6.In 24 hours,how many times do the two hands of a clock coincide?
a)20 times b)21 times c)22 times d)23 times
7.If the hands of a clock coincide every 65 minutes,how much time
does the clock gain or lose per day?
a)10 100/146 b)10 100/145 c)10 100/156 d)10 100/143
8.In a country R,clocks are manufactured in a special way.The
total area covered by the hour hand in 2 days is 2/3rd of the
total area covered by the minute hand in one day.What is the
ratio of the length of the minute hand to the length of the
hour hand?
a)1:2 b)2:1 c)4:1 d)1:4
9.There are two clocks,which are set to correct time on sunday
at 12 noon.The first clock gains 2 1/2 minutes every hour while
the second clock loses 1 1/2 minutes every hour.When will they
be 2 hours apart?
a)Monday 9 p.m b)Tuesday 12 midnight
c)Monday 6 p.m d)Tuesday 6 a.m
10.A watch which is set correctly at 12 noon on sunday shows
6:20 a.m on Monday when the correct time is 6:00 a.m.If the
correct time is 6:00 p.m. on tuesday,what time does the
clock show?
a)6:45 p.m b)7:00 p.m c)7:30 p.m d)8:00 p.m
11.At what time between 1 and 2'o clock are the two hands
coincident?
a)1:12 5/11 b)1:07 5/11 c)1:05 5/11 d)1:08 5/11
12.Ajay started a test at a certain time between 5 and 6 and
ended between 6 and 7.He observed that the minutes and hours
hands when he ended the test had interchanged their positions
with those when he started.How much time did he take for
the test?
a)52 3/11 b)55 5/13 c)47 4/9 d)45 min
13.A clock is started at noon.By 10 minutes past 5,the hour
hand has turned through
a)145 deg b)150 deg c)155 deg d)160 deg
14.An accurate clock shows 8'o clock in the morning.Through
how many degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock
show 2'o clock in the afternoon?
a)144 deg b)150 deg c)168 deg d)180 deg
15.At 3:40 the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock
form an angle of
a)120 b)125 c)130 d)135
16.The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a
clock when the time is
8:30 is
a)80 b)75 c)60 d)105
17.The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a
clock when the time is
4:20 is
a)0 b)10 c)5 d)20
18.At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined at 15
minutes past 5?
a)58 1/2 b)64 c)67 1/2 d)72 1/2
19.The reflex angle between the hands of a clock at 10:25 is
a)180 b)192 1/2 c)195 d)197 1/2
20.How many times do the hands of a clock coincide in a day?
a)20 b)21 c)22 d)24
21.How many times do the hands of a clock are straight?
a)22 b)24 c)44 d)48
22.How many times are theh hands of a clock at right angle
in a day?
a)22 b)24 c)44 d)48
23.How many times in a day,are the hands of a clock in
straight line but opposite in direction?
a)20 b)22 c)24 d)48
24.How much does a watch lose per day,if its hands coincide
every 60 minutes?
a)32 8/11 b)36 5/11 c)90 min d)96 min
25.At what time,in minutes , between 3'o clock and 4'o clock ,
both the needles will coincide each other?
a)5 1/11 b)12 4/11 c)13 4/11 d)16 4/11
26.At what time between 9 and 10'o clock will the hands of a
watch be together?
a)45 min past 9 b)50 min past 9
c)49 1/11past9 d)48 2/11 past 9
27.At what time between 7 and 8'o clock will the hands of a
clock be in the same straight line but,not together?
a)5 min.past 7 b)5 2/11 past 7
c)5 3/11 past 7 d)5 5/11 past 7
28.At what time between 4 and 5'o clock will the handle of
a watch point to opposite directions?
a)45 min past 4 b)40 min past 4
c)50 4/11 past 4 d)54 6/11 min past4
29.At what time between 5:30 and 6 will the hands of a
clock be at right angles?
a)43 5/11 b)43 7/11 past 5
c)cannot be determined d)none
30.A watch which gains uniformly in 2 min low at noon on monday
and is 4 min.48sec fast at 2 pp.m.on the following monday.
when was it correct?
a)2 p.m on tuesday
b)2 p.m on wednesday
c)3 p.m on thursday
d)1 p.m on friday
31.A watch which gains 5 seconds in 3 minutes was set right at
7 a.m.In the afternoon of the same day,when the watch
indicated quarter past 4'o clock,the true time is
a)59 7/12 past 3 b)4 p.m c)5 p.m d)7 p.m
32.A clock is set right at 8 a.m.The clock gains 10 minutes
in 24 hours.What will be the true time whne the clock
indicates 1 p.m on the following day?
a)48 min past 12 b)48 min c)47 min past 4 d)none
33.A clock is set right at 5 a.m.The clock loses 16 min
in 24 hours.What will be the true time when the clock
indicates 10 p.m on 4th day?
a)12 p.m b)1 p.m c)1 a.m d)11 p.m
34.The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at
intervals of 65 min of the correct time.How much a day
does the clock gain or lose?
a)10 10/43 in 24 hrs b)10 10/23 in 24 hrs
c)10 10/34 in 24 hrs d)none
35.Find the angle between the hour hand and the minute hand of
a clock when the time is 3:25
a)42 b)45 c)47 1/2 d)73
36.At what time between 2 and 3'o clock will the hands of a
clock be together?
a)10 10/11 min past 2 b)10 10/11 past 3
c)10 10/11 past4 d)none
37.At what time between 4 and 5'o clock will the hands of a
clock be at right angle?
a) 5 5/11 min past 4 b)38 2/11 min past 4
c)both a&b d)none
38.At what time between 4 and 5'o clock will the hands of a
clock be at right angle?
a) 5 5/11 min past 4 b)38 2/11 min past 4
c)both a&b d)none
39.Find at what time between 8 and 9'o clock will the hands
of a clock be in the same straight line but not together
a)10 10/11 min past 8 b)10 10/11 past7
c)10 10/11past2 d)none
40.At what time between 5 and 6'o clock are the hands of a
clock 3 minutes apart?
a)31 5/11 min past 5
b)31 5/18 min past 5
c)31 5/19 min past 5
d)31 5/16 min past 5