Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 04

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Question 1

Which of these is not a leap year?

 A

2060.

 B

2141.

 C

1800.

 D

1955.

Soln.
Ans: a

The year 2060 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.


Question 2

If 1st October falls on Sunday, what day of the week will fall on 1st November?

 A

Monday.

 B

Tuesday.

 C

Wednesday.

 D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: c

No. of days from 1st October to 1st November = 31.
317 = 4 + 37
∴ No. of odd days = 3
∴ On 1st November, it will be Wednesday.


Question 3

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

 A

Thursday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Sunday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between March 1 and May 1 like this: March days = 31;April days = 30; So total days = 61. Since 61 = 8 X 7 + 5, so excess days are 5. So we can count the day to Saturday + 5 = Thursday.

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Question 4

Manju correctly remembers that his father's birthday is not after eighteenth of April. His sister correctly remembers that their father's birthday is before twentieth but after seventeenth of April. On which day in April was definitely their father's birthday?

 A

Seventeenth.

 B

Nineteenth.

 C

Eighteenth.

 D

Seventeenth or Eighteenth.

Soln.
Ans: c

According to Manju birthday = 16, 17, 18. According to Manju's sister birthday = 18, 19. Common day 18th April.


Question 5

How many Wednesdays are there in particular month of a particular year, if the month ends on Thursday?

 A

4.

 B

5.

 C

3.

 D

Cannot be determined.

Soln.
Ans: d

As Wednesday falls on 31st, or 30th, or 29th or 28th there will be 5 or 4 Wednesdays.


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