# Reasoning Questions – Time Sequence Set 4

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Directions(1-4): Symbols represent time in a clock as:

â€˜\$â€™ â€“ Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 6
â€˜@â€™ â€“ Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 10
â€˜%â€™ â€“ Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 7
â€˜!â€™ â€“ Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 8
â€˜&â€™ â€“ Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 9

Example: %! – 35 minutes 8 hours:Â First symbol represents minutes and the second symbol represents hours.

1. A bus for Delhi leaves every thirty minutes. An enquiry clerk told the passenger that the bus had already left 15 minutes ago and the next bus will leave at &@ AM. At what time clerk give the information to the passenger?
A.Â @\$
B. @!
C. \$@
D. !@
E. None of these
Explanation :
At 10:45 am next bus leaves it means previous bus leaves at 10:15 am and clerk inform the passenger at 10:30 am.

2. The distance between two stations P and Q is 110 km; A train with speed of 20 kmph leaves station P at %Â am towards station Q Another train with the speed of 25 kmph leaves station Q at !Â am towards station P Then, at what time both trains meet?
A.Â \$
B. @
C. &
D. !
E. None of these
Explanation :
d = 110 km, t = 8 -7 = 1hr
a = 20 kmph; b = 25 kmph
T = (d + tb / a + b) = 135/145 = 3 hrs
Train will meet at 7:00 + 3 hrs = 10:00 AM

3. Without stoppage, the speed of a train is 48kmph and with stoppage, it is 40 kmph. For how many minutes, does the train stop per hour?
A. \$
B. @
C. &
D. !
E. None of these
Explanation :
Time = 48 – 40/48 = 1/6 * 60 = 10 min

4. Two trains of equal lengths take 2m and 4m respectively to cross a pole. If these trains are moving in the same direction. then how long will they take to cross each other?
A. \$
B. @
C. &
D. !
E. None of these
Explanation :
Time = 2*t1*t2/(t2-t1) = 2*2*4/2 = 8 min

Directions(5 – 10): Symbols representÂ a date:
â€˜#â€™ â€“ Either the month or date isÂ 8
â€˜^â€™ â€“ Either the month or date is 9
â€˜%â€™ â€“ Either the month or date is 11
â€˜@â€™ â€“ Either the month or date is 3
â€˜&â€™ â€“ Either the month or date is 10

Example: @# – March 8

1. Shree remembers that her mother’s birthday was certainly after #th but before 13th of @. Her sister Neha remembers that their motherâ€™s birthday was definitely after ^th but before %th of @. On which date of March was their motherâ€™s birthday?
A.Â &
B. %
C. Either &Â orÂ %
D. Canâ€™t be determined
E. None of these
Explanation – Shree => 9, 10, 11, 12
Neha =>Â  10

2. Deepa correctly remembers that her Brotherâ€™s birthday is before @% but after @#, whereas her mother correctly remembers that their Brotherâ€™s birthday is after @ but before ^ but it was an even date. On which day in @ is definitely their Brotherâ€™s birthday?
A. #
B. %
C. ^
D. &
E.None of these
Explanation –
Deepa: 8 9 10
Mother: Â 4 5 6 7 8
Even number 8, Hence his Brotherâ€™s birthday on March 8

3. According to Ramâ€™s mother, Ram Joined the tuition after #@, but before #%. According to Ramâ€™s Father, He joined the tuition after #. On which date did Ram join the School?(Date should be even number)
A. #
B. %
C. ^
D. &
E. None of these
Explanation –
Mother:Â 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Father: Â 9 10 11
10 – Even number

4. Anishâ€™s mother remembers that her wedding day before #. According to her brother after @. Anish wedding day on which date?(Date should be odd number)
A.Â 5
B. 7
C.Â 9
D.Â Either 5 or 7
E.Â Either 7 or 9
Answer – D.Â Either 5 or 7
Explanation –
Mother & Brother:Â 4 5 6 7

5. Rahul correctly remembers that his mother Anuâ€™s birthday comes after %^ and before 16th. Navin remembers that his Aunt birthday comes before 15th. Sonia who is the daughter of Asha remembers that her motherâ€™s birthday occurs after 13thÂ and before 19th. Find the day on which Ashaâ€™s birthday occurs?
A. 12
B. 13
C. 14
D. 15
E. None of these
Explanation :
14 is common in all the cases

6. Kamala remembers that his sister Asha birthday falls after %@ but before %^, while Rani remembers that her sisterâ€™s Asha birthday falls before %#. On what date Ashaâ€™s birthday falls?(Date should be multiple of five)
A.Â 5
B.Â 10
C. 20
D.Â 15
E. None of these