Clocks Calender and Age

By | April 20, 2019

Clock and calender

Question 1
What is the angle between the two hands of a clock when the time shown by the clock is 5.30 p.m.?
A
$0^\circ$
B
$5^\circ$
C
$3^\circ$
D
$15^\circ$
Question 1 Explanation: 
q = 11/2 m – 30h = 11/2 *30 - 30 *5 = 165-150 = $15^\circ$






Question 2
By how many degrees does the minute hand move in the same time, in which the hour hand move by 18 degree ?
A
168 degree
B
216 degree
C
196 degree
D
276 degree
Question 2 Explanation: 
18*2 *6 = 216 degree
Question 3
A watch, which loses time uniformly, was observed to be 5 minutes fast at 8.00 p.m. On Thursday. It was noticed to be 7 minutes slow at 8.00 a.m. on the subsequent Monday. When did the watch show the correct time ?
A
7 a.m. Saturday
B
7 a.m. on Friday
C
10 a.m. on Sunday
D
11 a.m. on Friday
Question 3 Explanation: 
The number of hours from 8:00 p.m. on Thursday to 8:00 a.m. on Monday = 84 hours. In 84 hours, the clock gained 12 minutes. But to show the correct time, the clock has to gain 5 minutes. :. 5/12 *84 = 35 hours. 35 hours from 8:00 p.m. on Thursday is 7:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Question 4
In the time in which the second hand covers 3960 degrees, how many degrees does the hour hand move?
A
11
B
5.5
C
3/4
D
5/3
Question 4 Explanation: 
$3960/(360*2) = 5.5^\circ$






Question 5
By how many degrees does the hour hand lag behind the minute hand in a span of 42 minutes, if initially they are at the same position?
A
$233^\circ$
B
$211^\circ$
C
$231^\circ$
D
$235^\circ$
Question 5 Explanation: 
42*6-(42/2) = 252-21 = 231 degree
Question 6
March 1st  is Wednesday. Which month of the same year has the same calendar
A
July
B
November
C
December
D
October
Question 6 Explanation: 
Odd days from March to October : 3 + 2 +3 +2 +3 +3 +2 +3 = 21/7 = 0 . If odd day is 0 then next month has the same calendar.
Question 7
If today is Thursday, after 730 days which will be the day of the week ?
A
Thursday
B
Friday
C
Saturday
D
Monday
Question 7 Explanation: 
730/7 = 2 odd days. So Saturday will be the day of the week.






Question 8
A year starting with Monday and ending with Tuesday. How many days are there  from 16th January to 15th March of  that year.
A
58
B
59
C
60
D
61
Question 8 Explanation: 
It is a leap year. So 16(Jan)+ 29(Feb) + 15(March) = 60 days
Question 9
The last day of a century cannot be:
A
Monday
B
Wednesday
C
Friday
D
Saturday
Question 9 Explanation: 
100 years contains 5 odd days. So last day of 1st century is ‘Friday’. 200 years contains (5*2) =10 = 3 odd days. So last day of second century is ‘Wednesday’. 300 years contain 15 odd days = 1 odd day. . : Last day of 3rd century is ‘Monday’. 400 years contains 0 odd day. : . Last day of 4th century is ‘Sunday’. Since the order is continually kept in successive cycles, we see that the last day of a century cannot be Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday






Question 10
What will be the day of the week on 1st January, 2010 ?
A
Friday
B
Saturday
C
Sunday
D
Monday
Question 10 Explanation: 
2000 years have 2 odd days. Number of odd days from 2001 –2009 = 11 odd days = 4 odd days. 1st January. 2010 has 1 odd day. Total number of odd days = (2 + 4 + 1) = 7 = 0 odd day : . 1st January, 2010 will be a Sunday.
There are 10 questions to complete.

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