Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 01

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Question 1

Akshat remembers that birthday of John is after Feb 13 but before Feb 19, but Kirat remembers that it is between 4 and 15 Feb. If it was Saturday on Feb 4, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

Tuesday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Monday.

 D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Akshat are 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; Probable dates according to Kirat are 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; The common date is: 14, and the day will be Tuesday


Question 2

Dev remembers that picnic with Rekha is after Sep 11 but before Sep 16, but Ranjana remembers that it is between 14 and 24 Sep. If it was Friday on Sep 11, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

Tuesday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Monday.

 D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Dev are 12; 13; 14; 15; Probable dates according to Ranjana are 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; The common date is: 15, and the day will be Tuesday


Question 3

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 20 minutes?

 A

120°.

 B

130°.

 C

110°.

 D

135°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 20 mins it will sweep by 6 x 20 = 120°


Question 4

Kirat remembers that birthday of Ranjana is after Jun 6 but before Jun 11, but John remembers that it is between 7 and 9 Jun. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

8.

 B

9.

 C

7.

 D

6.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Kirat are 7; 8; 9; 10; Probable dates according to John are 8; The common date is: 8.


Question 5

If 3rd February of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Tuesday, then what will be the day of week on 12th June of that year?

 A

Friday.

 B

Sunday.

 C

Tuesday.

 D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between February 3 and June 12 like this: February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;Add 12 days of June. Subtract 3 days of February. So total days = 129. Since 129 = 18 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 3 = Friday.

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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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