# Aptitude : Clock

(1) If a clock shows 10:50, what is the acute angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 15°
• (b) 25°
• (c) 30°
• (d) 35°

Angle = |(30*10 – (11/2)*50)|
Angle = |(300 – 275)|
Angle = |25|

(2) At what time between 3 and 4 o’clock will the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock be at right angles to each other?

• (a) 3:15
• (b) 3:30
• (c) 3:45
• (d) 3:20

(3) If the time on the clock is 9:20, what will be the acute angle between the hour hand and the minute hand of the clock?

• (a) 80°
• (b) 10°
• (c) 45°
• (d) 30°

(4) If a clock shows 4:45, what is the obtuse angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 45°
• (b) 60°
• (c) 112.5°
• (d) 90°

(5) A clock loses 5 minutes every hour. If the clock shows 10:00 AM, what is the actual time?

• (a) 10:05 AM
• (b) 10:15 AM
• (c) 10:25 AM
• (d) 10:30 AM

(6) If a clock shows 7:15, what is the acute angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 30°
• (b) 45°
• (c) 22.5°
• (d) 60°

(7) A clock gains 8 minutes every hour. If the clock shows 9:00 AM, what is the actual time?

• (a) 9:15 AM
• (b) 9:30 AM
• (c) 9:08 AM
• (d) 9:45 AM

(8) At what time will the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock coincide exactly?

• (a) 12:00
• (b) 1:05
• (c) 12:30
• (d) 2:45

(9) If the time on the clock is 6:40, what is the obtuse angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 70°
• (b) 90°
• (c) 140°
• (d) 115°

(10) If a clock shows 11:20, what is the acute angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 40°
• (b) 60°
• (c) 80°
• (d) 100°

(11) If a clock shows 5:25, what is the acute angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 37.5°
• (b) 52.5°
• (c) 45°
• (d) 60°

(12) A clock loses 6 minutes every hour. If the clock shows 2:00 PM, what is the actual time?

• (a) 2:30 PM
• (b) 2:12 PM
• (c) 2:06 PM
• (d) 2:18 PM

(13) At what time will the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock be exactly opposite each other?

• (a) 3:00
• (b) 6:00
• (c) 9:00
• (d) 12:00

(14) If the time on the clock is 1:35, what is the obtuse angle between the hour hand and the minute hand?

• (a) 40°
• (b) 90°
• (c) 117.5°
• (d) 135°

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