# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 37

### Question 1

An event occurs at regular intervals of 30 minutes. The last event occured 23 minutes ago The next event is due at 09::30 AM. What is the time now?

A

09::23 AM.

B

09::25 AM.

C

09::22 AM.

D

09::20 AM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 09::30 AM - 30 minutes, i.e., at 09::00 AM, which was 23 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 09::00 AM + 23 mins = 09::23 AM.

### Question 2

Rakesh remembers that birthday of Kirat is after Sep 16 but before Sep 22, but Sham remembers that it is between 1 and 18 Sep. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

17.

B

18.

C

16.

D

15.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Rakesh are 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; Probable dates according to Sham are 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; The common date is: 17.

### Question 3

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 40 minutes?

A

240°.

B

250°.

C

230°.

D

255°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 40 mins it will sweep by 6 x 40 = 240°

### Question 4

Standing on a platform Arjun told Janvi that Chandigarh was more than 10 km but less than 15 km from there. Janvi knew that it was more than 12 km but less than 14 km. If both of them were correct, which of the following could be the distance of Chandigarh from there?

A

11 km.

B

12 km.

C

13 km.

D

15 km.

Soln.
Ans: c

According to Arjun : 11 12 13 14 but according to Janvi : 13.

∴ Reqd. distance = 13 Km.

### Question 5

Which of these is a leap year?

A

1936.

B

1963.

C

1700.

D

1933.

Soln.
Ans: a

The year 1936 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.