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QA – Placement Quizzes | Clocks Clocks Clocks | Question 15
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 13 May, 2016

At what time will the hrs hand and minute hand will be pointing just opposite to each other between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM?
(A) 60/12 minutes past 7:00 AM
(B) 40/11 minutes past 7:00 AM
(C) 60/11 minutes past 8:00 AM
(D) 60/11 minutes past 7:00 AM


Answer: (D)

Explanation: Both hands will be 30 min. space apart

At 7:00 AM, they are 25 min space apart

  • Minute hand will have to gain only 5 min spaces

55 min spaces are gained in 60 min

  • 5 min spaces will be gained in 60/11 minutes
  • Required time = 60/11 minutes past 7:00 AM


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