# A clock is set right at 12 noon on Monday. It losses $$\frac{1}{2}$$ % on the correct time in the first week but gains $$\frac{1}{4}$$ % on the true time during the second week. The time shown on Monday after two weeks will be

A. 12 : 25 : 12

B. 11 : 34 : 48

C. 12 : 50 : 24

D. 12 : 24 : 16

E. None of these

**Answer: Option B **

__Solution(By Examveda Team)__

Time lost over two weeks = 25% a week time(given that $$\frac{1}{2}$$ % clock loses in first week and in the second week it gains $$\frac{1}{4}$$ % on true time)A week = 168 hours

Hence, clock lost = 0.42 hours = 25.2 minutes or 25 minute 12 seconds

Thus, correct time = 11 : 34 : 48

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Related Questions on Percentage

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$

B. $$\frac{1}{3}$$

C. $$\frac{1}{2}$$

D. $$\frac{2}{3}$$

Thanks, Puja and Arya, Answer updated

Option (A) 12:25:12 is worng answer

the correct answer is option (B) 11:34:48

If it losses 25min and 12sec, then the timecshown after 2 weeks will be 11:34:48 (12noon- 25min and 12sec) i.e. option B not option A i.e 12:25:12