Simple and Compound Interest is a topic in the Quantitative section of the Aptitude exam. Questions in this section are framed in a tricky way. So, make sure that you practice different level of questions in order to have flexibility while solving problems related to this concept.

Important topics covered in this section are Calendar , Finding Day on particular Date, Repetition of Calendar, etc. To make your preparation easy we have compiled the most important 20 questions from this topic. Make sure you dedicate considerable time to solve these questions with integrity.

We assume that you have completed 2D and 3D Geometry Question practice before coming to this page if not make sure you solve questions from 2D and 3D Geometry Questions. Second, after you complete this section solve questions from Permutation and Combinations Questions

If you are already thorough with all the concepts of quantitative aptitude then move on to reasoning ability and verbal ability.

Q1

The calendar for the year 2009 will be the same as that of the year

Level 2
Calendar
Repetition of Calendar

A

2013

B

2014

C

2015

D

2014

Q2

What was the day of the week on 15 August, 1947?

Level 2
Calendar
Finding Day on particular Date

A

Saturday

B

Friday

C

Thursday

D

Wednesday

Q3

For a certain month, the dates of three of the Sundays are even numbers. Then, the 15th of that month falls on a

Level 2
Calendar
Reference Based Day Prediction

A

Thursday

B

Friday

C

Saturday

D

Sunday

Q4

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

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

144°

B

150°

C

168°

D

180°

Q5

How many times are the hands of the clock at right angle in a day?

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

22

B

24

C

44

D

48

Q6

A bus leaves at 12.25 noon and reaches destination at 10.45 am. The duration of the journey is

Level 1
Clocks
Type II Questions

A

22 hrs 20 min

B

22 hrs 40 min

C

24 hrs 20 min

D

24 hrs 40 min

Q7

At 3.40, the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock form an angle of

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

120**°**

B

125**°**

C

130**°**

D

135**°**

Q8

A watch becomes fast by 5 minutes everyday. By what percent does it become fast?

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

\(\frac{5}{24}\)%

B

\(\frac{1}{12}\)%

C

5%

D

\(\frac{50}{144}\)%

Q9

The angle between the hands of a clock when the time is 4.25 am is

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

13\(\frac{1}{2}\)**°**

B

17\(\frac{1}{2}\)°

C

14\(\frac{1}{2}\)°

D

12\(\frac{1}{2}\)°

Q10

At 8.30, the hour hand and the minute hand of clock form an angle of

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

80°

B

75°

C

70°

D

60°

Q11

A clock strikes once at 1O' clock, twice at 2O' clock, thrice at 3O' clock and soon. What is the total number of strikings in a day?

Level 1
Clocks
Type I - Based on Angles

A

136

B

146

C

156

D

166

Q12

The hands of a clock are 10 cm and 7 cm respectively. The difference between the distance traversed by their extremities in 3 days 5 hours is

Level 2
Clocks
Type III

A

4552.67 cm

B

4555.67 cm

C

4557.67 cm

D

4559.67 cm

Q13

A watch which gains uniformly is 2 minutes low at noon on Monday and is 4 min. 48 sec fast at 2 p.m. on the following monday. When was it correct?

Level 2
Clocks
Type III

A

2 p.m. on Tuesday

B

2 p.m. on Wednesday

C

3 p.m. on Thursday

D

1 p.m. on Friday

Q14

It is between 3 P.M. and the distance between the hour and the minute hand of clock is 18 minute spaces. What time does the clock show?

Level 2
Clocks
Type II Questions

A

3.12 P.M.

B

3.27 P.M.

C

3.31 P.M.

D

3.36 P.M.

Q15

At what time, in minutes, between 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock, both the needles will coincide each other?

Level 2
Clocks
Type II Questions

A

\(5\frac{1}{11}\)''

B

\(12\frac{4}{11}\)''

C

\(13\frac{4}{11}\)''

D

\(16\frac{4}{11}\)''

Q16

At what time between 7 and 8 o'clock will the hands of a clock be in the same straight line but, not together?

Level 2
Clocks
Type II Questions

A

5 min. past 7

B

\(5\frac{2}{11}\) min. past 7

C

\(5\frac{3}{11}\) min. past 7

D

\(5\frac{5}{11}\) min. past 7

Q17

At which time number of minutes elapsed since midnight is nine times the number of minutes before noon?

Level 3
Clocks
Type III

A

8.30 a.m.

B

6.56 a.m.

C

9.46 a.m.

D

10.48 a.m.

Q18

Wall clock gains 2 minutes in 12 hours, while a table clock loses 2 minutes every 36 hours. Both are set right at 12 noon on Tuesday. The correct time when both show the same time next would be

Level 3
Clocks
Type III

A

12.30 at night, after 130 days

B

12 noon, after 135 days

C

1.30 at nights, after 130 days

D

12 midnight after 134 days

Q19

A clock is displaying correct time at 9 am on Monday. If the clock loses 12 minutes in 24 hours, then the actual time when the clock indicates 8.30 pm on Wednesday of the same week is

Level 3
Clocks
Type III

A

8 pm

B

7 pm

C

9 pm

D

8 : 59 : 45 pm

Q20

In every 30 minutes the time of a watch increases by 3 minutes. After showing the correct time at 5 a.m., what time will the watch show after 6 hours?

Level 1
Clocks
Type III

A

10.54 a.m.

B

11.30 a.m.

C

11.36 a.m.

D

11.42 a.m.

E

11.38 p.m.

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