Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 06

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Question 1

Amit remembers that picnic with Kirat is after May 16 but before May 23, but Sameer remembers that it is between 17 and 19 May. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

18.

 B

19.

 C

17.

 D

16.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Amit are 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; Probable dates according to Sameer are 18; The common date is: 18.


Question 2

If the seventh day of a month is three days earlier than Friday, what day will be on the 19th day of the month?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Monday.

 C

Wednesday.

 D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

There days earlier than Friday will be Tuesday. Since 7th day of the month is Tuesday, so14th day of the month is Tuesday. Hence, 19th day of the month will be Sunday.


Question 3

Karan was born on Saturday, 22nd March 1982. On what day of the week was he 14 years 7 months and 8 days of age?

 A

Tuesday.

 B

Monday.

 C

Sunday.

 D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: c
14 years + 7 months + 8 days
= 11 ordinary years + 3 leap years + 7 months + 8 days
= 11 x 365 + 3 x 366 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 8 = 5335
No. of odd days = 53357 = 762 + 1
∴ His birthday will fall 1 day after Saturday on Sunday.

Question 4

If 1st April of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Tuesday, then what will be the day of week on 1st August of that year?

 A

Friday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Thursday.

 D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between April 1 and August 1 like this: April days = 30;May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 122. Since 122 = 17 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 3 = Friday.

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Question 5

Phone calls arrive at regular intervals of 35 minutes. The last phone rang 18 minutes ago The next event is due at 10::35 AM. What is the time now?

 A

10::18 AM.

 B

10::20 AM.

 C

10::16 AM.

 D

10::15 AM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 10::35 AM - 35 minutes, i.e., at 10::00 AM, which was 18 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 10::00 AM + 18 mins = 10::18 AM.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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