Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 39

Question 1

Standing at a railway station Akshat remembers that distance of Shimla is more than 8 KM but less than 12 KM, but Venkat knows that it is between 9 and 11 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

10 KM.

B

11 KM.

C

9 KM.

D

8 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Akshat are 9; 10; 11; Probable distances according to Venkat are 10; The common distance is: 10.

Question 2

If Saturday falls four days after today which is 6th January, on what day did the 1st of December of pervious year fall?

A

Sunday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: d

Since Saturday falls four days after 6th Jan. Therefore, on 10th Jan., it will Saturday. The number of days between 1st Dec. and 10th Jan. is 40. After diving 40 by 7 we get 5 as remainder. Therefore 5 days before Saturday means Monday.

Question 3

A tired worker slept at 6:45 p.m. If he rose at 12 noon, for how many houses did he sleep?

A

17 hours 15 min.

B

5 hours 15 min.

C

12 hours.

D

6 hours 45 min.

Soln.
Ans: a

Duration of this sleep = (12 - 6:45) + 12 = 5:15 + 12 = 17 hours 15 min.

Question 4

In 12 hour, the long hand of a clock will rotate through an angle of.

A

90°

B

120°

C

180°

D

60°

Soln.
Ans: c

In 1 hour the minute hand rotates through 360°
∴ In 12 hour it will rotate throught = 3602
= 180°

Question 5

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 15 minutes?

A

90°.

B

100°.

C

80°.

D

105°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 15 mins it will sweep by 6 x 15 = 90°