**Clocks Problem in Reasoning** - Most government recruitment exams ask questions on clocks except for banking examinations. It is seen that about 1-2 clock related questions are asked in these exams. Clock based questions are fixed type of questions generally asked with some changes in language & values. To solve questions on Clocks Problem, a logical as well as a formulaic approach is required. Most of the Reasoning common questions asked on clocks are time based usually dealing with calculation of time etc. Check and practice various questions on Clocks Problem in Reasoning on this page.

### Most common questions on Clocks Problem are as follows:-

Angle traversed in 1 minute by minute & hour hands

Calculating the angle between the needles at a specific time

Calculating at what time a specific angle will be there between the two needles

Question-based on the defective clock Problem

### How to prepare for clocks Clocks Problem based questions?

Learn the basic observations of an analogy clock.

Learn the relationships between an hour and minute needle.

Learn to calculate the angle between two needles.

Practice all the question types asked in the previous examinations.

### Basic concepts related to Clocks Problem :

**There are mainly two types of needles in a Clock,**

Minute hand

For every minute it covers 6-degree angle.

Hour hand

For every minute it covers ½ degree angle.

## Practice questions on Clock Problem

# Practice questions on Clocks

**Q 1. What is the angle between the two hands of a clock, when the time is 2 hours 35 minutes?**

None of these

**(Correct)**

**Q 2. At what angle are the hands of a clock inclined at 20 minutes past 7?**

80°

70°

100°

**(Correct)**120°

90°

**Q 3. The time on the watch is 4:30. If the minute hand points towards the south, the hour hand will point towards**

South-East

**(Correct)**None of these

West

North-West

East

**Q 4. At what angle are the hands of a clock inclined at 4 hours 20 minutes?**

5°

10°

**(Correct)**20°

30°

25°

**Q 5. How many degrees does an hour-hand move in 10 minutes?**

10°

20°

35°

5°

**(Correct)**15°

**Q 6. How many degrees will the minute-hand move, at the same time, in which the hour-hand moves 10°?**

40°

80°

120°

**(Correct)**100°

160°

**Q 7. A boy observes the reflection of a wall clock in a mirror: The time observed by the boy in the mirror is 4 hours 20 minutes. What is the actual time shown on the clock?**

7 hours 15 minutes

7 hours 48 minutes

7 hours 40 minutes

**(Correct)**7 hours 35 minutes

7 hours 50 minutes

**Q 8. How many degrees will the minute-hand move, at the same time in which the second-hand moves 300°?**

8°

5°

**(Correct)**4°

10°

6°

**Q 9. If the time in the clock is 7 hours 15 minutes, then what time does it show in the mirror?**

4 hours 55 minutes

4 hours 40 minutes

4 hours 35 minutes

4 hours 45 minutes

**(Correct)**4 hours 50 minutes

**Q 10. An accurate clock shows 8 o'clock in the morning. Through how may degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 2 o'clock in the afternoon?**

144º

150º

140º

180º

**(Correct)**168º

**Q 11. The reflex angle between the hands of a clock at 10.25 is**

(Correct)

**Q 12. A clock is started at noon. By 10 minutes past 5, the hour hand has turned through how many degrees:**

320 degree

135 degree

155 degree

**(Correct)**None of these

165 degree

**Q 13. The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 8.30, is:**

85º

75º

60º

105º

80º

**Q 14. At 3:40, the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock form an angle of:**

120°

125°

130° (Correct)

140°

135°

**Q 15. At what time between 6 and 7 O'clock, are the hands of a clock together?**

6 hours (Correct)

6 hours 30 minutes

6 hours

6 hours

6 hours

**Q 16. At what time between 3 and 4 O'clock are the hands of a clock in the opposite direction?**

3 hours 48(6/11) minutes

3 hours

**(Correct)**3 hours

none of these

3 hours

**Q 17. At what angle are the hands of a clock inclined at 20 minutes past 7?**

80°

90°

100°

**(Correct)**110°

120°

**Q 18. The angle between the two hands of a clock is 70°, when the hour hand is between 7 and 8. What time does the watch show?**

7 hours

7 hours

7 hours

Both (1) and (2)

**(Correct)**None of these

**Q 19. What time does the clock show when the hour hand is between 3 and 4 and the angle between the two hands of the clock is 50°?**

min past 3

25(5/11) min past 3

min past 3

None of these

**(Correct)**Both (1) and (2)

**Q 20. At what time between 5 and 6 O'clock, will the hands of a clock be at an angle of 62°?**

5 hours 17(2/11) minutes

5 hours

5 hours 16 minutes

Both (2) and (3)