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Question

A clock is set to show the correct time at 11:00 a.m. The clock gains 12 minutes in 12 hours. What will be the correct time when the clock indicates 5:30 p.m. the next day?

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5.00 p.m.
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5.10 p.m.
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5.20 p.m.
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6.00 p.m.
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5.48 a.m.
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Solution

The correct option is A 5.00 p.m.The clock gains 12 mins in 12 hours,It will gain 1 min in every 1 hour.Difference in time the clock indicates=5:30 p.m.-11 a.m. (the next day)=30.5 hours,Time gained=30.5/1=30 mins.Actual time=5 p.m.

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