Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 03

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Question 1

If 15th February of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Monday, then what will be the day of week on 20th June of that year?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Monday.

 C

Friday.

 D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between February 15 and June 20 like this: February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;Add 20 days of June. Subtract 15 days of February. So total days = 125. Since 125 = 17 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Monday + 6 = Sunday.

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Question 2

Sunita is 14 weeks and 11 days older than me, whereas Kirat is 17 weeks and 14 days older than Sunita. If Kirat was born on a Wednesday, on which day of the week was I born?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Thursday.

 C

Friday.

 D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Kirat is 14 + 17 = 31 weeks and 11 + 14 = 25 days older than me. Weeks are in multiples of 7 days. So we can ignore them. We can deal with the 25 days alone. Since 25 = 3 X 7 + 4, the excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Wednesday + 4 = Sunday.

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Question 3

If 1st February of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Friday, then what will be the day of week on 1st March of that year?

 A

Friday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Sunday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between February 1 and March 1 like this: February days = 28; So total days = 28. Since 28 = 4 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Friday + 0 = Friday.

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Question 4

Geeta correctly remembers that she took leave after 21st October and before 27th October. Her colleague Seeta took leave on 23rd October, but Geeta was present on that day. If 24th October was a public holiday and 26th October was Sunday, on which day in October did Geeta take leave?

 A

22nd October.

 B

25th October.

 C

22nd or 25th October.

 D

Data Inadequate.

Soln.
Ans: c

According to Geeta, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. According to Seeta, Geeta was present on 23rd. It was a public holiday on 24, and Sunday on 26. So we can rule out 23, 24 and 26. Hence, Geeta had taken leave either on 22nd or 25th October.


Question 5

An event occurs at regular intervals of 20 minutes. The last event occured 4 minutes ago The next event is due at 12::30 PM. What is the time now?

 A

12::14 PM.

 B

12::15 PM.

 C

12::13 PM.

 D

12::10 PM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 12::30 PM - 20 minutes, i.e., at 12::10 PM, which was 4 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 12::10 PM + 4 mins = 12::14 PM.


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Updated on 2017-04-07.

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