Clocks – Aptitude Question

This section will have Aptitude question on Clocks. Questions on clocks will test the reasoning and mathematical ability of candidate. It will also test sense of directions.

In following Aptitude questions on clocks , four alternatives are given. Student have to select the correct option among the given choices.

Q 1 – The time on wall clock is 6:35. What should be the time on the mirror placed opposite to the clock ?
• 4:35
• 5:25
• 6:35
• 6:25

Q 2 – At 4 PM on Wednesday, my watch was slow by 5 minutes, but at 4 AM on Saturday, it was fast by 10 minutes. At what time it gave the right time ?
• 8 AM Sunday
• 11 AM Monday
• 12 Noon Thursday
• 4 PM Friday

Q 3 – If a clock strikes once at 1 O’ clock, twice at 2 O’ clock, thrice at 3 O’ clock and so on , how many times will it strike in a day ? ?
• 156
• 166
• 212
• 226

Q 4 – If a clock takes 9 seconds to strike 4, how many seconds it shall take to strike 12 ?
• 22 sec
• 24 sec
• 29 sec
• 33 sec

Q 5 – A clock gains 5 minutes very hour. The angle traversed by the second hand in one minute will be ?
• 360 degree
• 370 degree
• 390 degree
• 395 degree

Q 6 – At 9 PM, the hour-hand of a clock is pointing to North-West direction. To what direction will the minute hand point at 9:30 PM ?
• South-West
• North-East
• North-West
• South-East

Q 7 – At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined when the time is 20 minutes past 7 ?
• 100 degrees
• 110 degrees
• 125 degrees
• 140 degrees

Q 8 – In 3 hours, the minutes hand moves how many degrees more than the hour hand ?
• 860 degrees
• 890 degrees
• 920 degrees
• 990 degrees

Q 9 – How many times in a day , the hands of the clock exchange their relative position ?
• 22
• 4
• 12
• 11

Q 10 – How many times between 2 PM to 9 PM , both inclusive, the hands a clock are straight ( pointing against each other ) ?
• 5
• 6
• 7
• 8

Q 11 – At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined when the time is 5:20 ?
• 35
• 25
• 27 1/2 degrees
• 40 degrees

Q 12 – At what angle the hands of clock are inclined when the time is 15 minutes past 8 O’ clock ?
• 135
• 157 1/2
• 167 1/2
• 165

Q 13 – A clock strikes 5 in 8 seconds,how many times will it strike in 22 seconds ?
• 12
• 11
• 10
• 9

Q 14 – A clock strikes 6 times in 10 seconds, how much time will it take to strike 3 times ?
• 3 seconds
• 4 seconds
• 5 seconds
• 6 seconds

Q 15 – The time in wall clocks shows 7:35, what time will it show in the mirror placed against it ?
• 5:25
• 4:25
• 3:35
• 5:35

Q 16 – My watch is slow by 7 minutes at 3 PM Wednesday and it was 8 minutes too fast at 9 AM on Friday. At what time it gave the right time by the watch ?
• 7 AM Thursday
• 9 PM Thursday
• 2 PM Thursday
• 5 AM Thursday

Q 17 – Between 9 and 10 AM, at what time the angle between the hands shall be 147 degrees ?
• 9.05 AM
• 9:10 AM
• 9:27 AM
• 9:39 AM