# Clocks and Calenders UPSC Questions

## Clocks and Calenders MCQ Questions

13.

A wall clock moves 10 minutes fast in every 24 hours. The clock was set right to show the correct time at 8:00 am. on Monday. When the clock shows the time 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, what is the correct time?

UPSC - 2019

A.

5 hour 36 minutes

B.

5 hour 30 minutes

C.

5 hour 24 minutes

D.

5 hour 18 minutes

A. 5 hour 36 minutes

14.

Which year has the same calendar as that of 2009 ?

UPSC - 2019

A.

2018

B.

2017

C.

2016

D.

2015

D. 2015

15.

Which day is 10th October, 2027?

UPSC - 2021

A.

Sunday

B.

Monday

C.

Tuesday

D.

Saturday

A. Sunday

16.

If in a particular year 12th January is a Sunday, then which one of the following In correct?

UPSC - 2020

A.

15th July is a Sunday if the year is a leap year.

B.

15th July is a Sunday if the year is not a leap year.

C.

12th July in a Sunday if the year is a leap year.

D.

12th July is not a Sunday if the year is a leap year.

C. 12th July in a Sunday if the year is a leap year.

17.

A clock strikes once at 1 o'clock, twice at 2 o'clock and thrice at 3 o'clock, and so on. If it takes 12 seconds to strike at 5 o'clock, what is the time taken by it to strike at 10 o'clock?

UPSC - 2017

A.

20 seconds

B.

24 seconds

C.

28 seconds

D.

30 seconds

B. 24 seconds

18.

A watch loses 2 minutes in every 24 hours while another watch gains 2 minutes in every 24 hours. At a particular instant, the two watchers showed an identical time. Which of the following statements is correct if 24 - hour clock is follwed?

UPSC - 2017

A.

The two watches show the identical time again on completion of 30 days.

B.

The two watches show the identical time again on completion of 90 days.

C.

The two watches show the identical again on completion of 120 days.

D.

None of the above statements is correct.