Lost in Time Puzzle

Puzzle of the Day 2074 : Lost in Time Riddle

Puzzle 2074 thinkwitty.com - Lost in TIme Puzzle Riddle

If two hours ago it was
as long after one o’clock in
afternoon as it was before
one o’clock in the morning.

What time is it right now?

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Answer The answer is 9PM or 21:00. Since there are 12 hours between 1 PM and 1 AM. This means for the halfway there are 6 hours + 1PM which is 7PM. Now this is 2 hours behind the current time. That would add 2 more hours to 7 PM i.e. 9PM is the answer.