Clocks Practice Questions: Level 01

Q.1. At what time between 5 and 6 are the hands 8 minute spaces apart?
A. 24 min past 5
B. 30 min past 5
C. 36 min past 5
D. 20 min past 5
Q.2. The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 63 minutes of correct time. How many minutes in a day does the clock lose or gain?
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A. 58(4/71)min
B. 54(6/81)min
C. 55(7/70)min
D. 56(8/77)min
Q.3. A watch which gains uniformly is 6 min slow at 5 p.m. on Monday. On the following Monday at 9 am, it was 10 min 40 seconds fast. When was it correct?
A. 8 : 36 pm. on Thursday
B. 2 : 36 am on Thursday
C. 2 : 36 pm. on Thursday
D. 8 : 36 am on Thursday
Q.4. At what angle are the hands of a clock inclined at 30 minutes past 8?
A. 95°
B. 75°
C. 92°
D. 97.5°
Q.5. How many times are the hands of a clock at right angles in a span of twenty four hours?
A. 48 times
B. 44 times
C. 46 times
D. 22 times
Q.6. How many times in a span of 24 hours are the hands of a clock straight (that is either overlap or exactly opposite to each other) ?
A. 43 times
B. 46 times
C. 45 times
D. 44 times
Q.7. Find at what time between 7 o’clock and 8 o’clock will the hands of a clock be in the same straight line but not overlap each other.
A. 10(9/11) min past 8
B. 5(5/11) min past 7
C. 10(8/11) min past 8
D. 10(7/11) min past 8
Q8. When the hands of a clock show 4 o’clock, the angle between them is
A. 100°
B. 120°
C. 130°
D. 150°
Q9. In one and half hours, the minute hand of a clock rotates through an angle of
A. 720°
B. 540°
C. 600°
D. 420°
Q10. A clock is set right at 10 a.m. on Monday. The clock loses 15 min. in 24 hrs. What will be the true time when the clock indicates 4 am on the following Saturday?
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A. 5:12 am
B. 5:32 am
C. 6:32 am
D. 5:48 am