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Monday, January 30, 2017

Clock Puzzle 2 (With Answers)

Puzzle-1: Where should the hour hand point to on the bottom clock?
Answer: Hour hand is pointing to 2.

Explanation: Multiply the hour hand value by 2 and add the minute hand value. This total is always 15.

Puzzle-2: What time should the bottom clock show?
Answer: Five minutes to ten

Explanation: Start with the top left clock face, and move around the others clockwise. The minute hand moves backwards by 15 minutes, then 20, then 25 etc., while the hour hand moves forward 2 hours, then 3, then 4 etc.

Puzzle-3:  Where should the hour hand point to on the bottom clock?
Answer: To the 5

Explanation: Start with the top left clockface, and move around the others in a clockwise direction. The sum of the numbers pointed to by the hour and minute hand follows the sequence 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18.

Puzzle-4: What time should the last watch show?
Answer: 6:20

Explanation: On each watch, the sum of the digits shown equals 8.

Puzzle-5: Where should the hour hand point to on the bottom clock?
Answer: The hour hand points to the 4.

Explanation: The sum of the values pointed to by the hands on each clock equals 12.