## Clock MCQs

The answers of questions marked with * are subject to change with time

Last Updated: 02 Jan 2022

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

A. 80°**B. 75°**

C. 60°

D. 105°

**Asst S&GAD-14/Asst DMD BOR-21**

Angle traced by hour hand in 17/2 hrs = (360/12 x 17/2)° = 255°

Angle traced by minutes hand in 30 mins = (360/60 x 30)° = 180°

Required angle = (255 – 180)° = 75°

**How many times do the hands of a clock coincide in a day?**

A. 18**B. 22**

C. 25

D. 24

**Asst Punjab Workers Welfare Board LHRD-19 (Contract Basis)/Zilladar-20 (Research)**

The hands of a clock coincide 11 times in every 12 hours.

**AM**

12:00

1:05

2:11

3:16

4:22

5:27

6:33

7:38

8:44

9:49

10:55

The hands overlap about every 65 minutes.

**How many times in a day are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction?**

A. 20**B. 22**

C. 24

D. 48

**Asst PESSI LHRD-21**

The hands of a clock point in opposite directions 11 times in every 12 hours (because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o’clock only).

So the hands of a clock point in opposite directions 22 times.