# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 05

### Question 1

If the 3rd of a month is 2 days earlier than Monday, what day will be on the 23rd of that month.

A

Friday.

B

Monday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

2 days earlier than Monday will be Saturday. So day 3 of that month is Saturday. Number of days between 23 and 3 is 20. Since 20 = 2 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Friday

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### Question 2

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

A

Friday.

B

Sunday.

C

Monday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

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

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### Question 3

Standing at a railway station Rajiv remembers that distance of Rajpura is more than 12 KM but less than 16 KM, but Akshat knows that it is between 1 and 14 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

13 KM.

B

14 KM.

C

12 KM.

D

15 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Rajiv are 13; 14; 15; Probable distances according to Akshat are 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; The common distance is: 13.

### Question 4

If 8th May of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Saturday, then what will be the day of week on 18th June of that year?

A

Friday.

B

Saturday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between May 8 and June 18 like this: May days = 31;Add 18 days of June. Subtract 8 days of May. So total days = 41. Since 41 = 5 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Saturday + 6 = Friday.

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### Question 5

Kirat remembers that birthday of Radhika is after Apr 8 but before Apr 12, but Amit remembers that it is between 3 and 10 Apr. If it was Saturday on Apr 3, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Friday.

B

Saturday.

C

Thursday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Kirat are 9; 10; 11; Probable dates according to Amit are 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; The common date is: 9, and the day will be Friday