# Clocks and Calenders UPSC Questions

## Clocks and Calenders MCQ Questions

1.

Consider the following statements:
1. Between 3:16 pm. and 3:17 pm, both hour hand and minute hand 'coincide.
2. Between 4:58 pm. and 4:59 p.m.. both minute hand and second hand coincide
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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A.

1 only

B.

2 only

C.

Both 1 and 2

D.

Neither 1 nor 2

C. Both 1 and 2

2.

Between 6 PM and 7 PM the minute hand of clock will be ahead of the hour hand by 3 minutes at

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A.

6:15 PM

B.

6:18 PM

C.

6:36 PM

D.

6:48 PM

C. 6:36 PM

3.

If the 3rd day of a month is Monday, which one of the following will be the fifth day from 21st of this month?

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A.

Monday

B.

Tuesday

C.

Wednesday

D.

Friday

C. Wednesday

4.

Assume that
1. the hour and minute hands of a clock move without jerking.
2. the clock shows a time between 8 o'clock and 9 o'clock.
3. the two hands of the clock are one above the other.
After how many minutes ( nearest integer) will the two hands be again lying one above the other?

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A.

60

B.

62

C.

65

D.

67

C. 65

5.

A bell rings every 18 minutes. A second bell rings every 24 minutes. A third bell rings every 32 minutes. If all the three bells ring at the same time at 8 o'clock in the morning, at what other time will they all ring together?

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A.

12:40 hrs

B.

12:48 hrs

C.

12 : 56 hrs

D.

13 : 04 hrs

B. 12:48 hrs

6.

A man started from home at 14:30 hours and drove to village, arriving there when the village clock indicated 15:15 hours. After staying for 25 minutes, he drove back by a different route of length 1.25 times the first route at a rate twice as fast reaching home at 16:00 hours. As compared to the clock at home, the village clock is

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A.

10 minutes slow

B.

5 minutes slow

C.

10 minutes fast

D.

5 minutes fast