# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 24

### Question 1

If the day before yesterday was Thursday, when will Sunday be?

A

Today.

B

Two days after today.

C

Tomorrow.

D

Day after tomorrow.

Soln.
Ans: c

If day before yesterday was Thursday, so today is Saturday. ∴ Tomorrow will be Sunday.

### Question 2

Sham remembers that birthday of Rohit is after Jan 19 but before Jan 24, but Venkat remembers that it is between 17 and 21 Jan. If it was Tuesday on Jan 17, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Friday.

B

Saturday.

C

Thursday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Sham are 20; 21; 22; 23; Probable dates according to Venkat are 18; 19; 20; The common date is: 20, and the day will be Friday

### Question 3

John remembers that picnic with Radhika is after Dec 10 but before Dec 15, but Sham remembers that it is between 11 and 13 Dec. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

12.

B

13.

C

11.

D

14.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to John are 11; 12; 13; 14; Probable dates according to Sham are 12; The common date is: 12.

### Question 4

If 22nd January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Monday, then what will be the day of week on 26th February of that year?

A

Monday.

B

Friday.

C

Saturday.

D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between January 22 and February 26 like this: January days = 31;Add 26 days of February. Subtract 22 days of January. So total days = 35. Since 35 = 5 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Monday + 0 = Monday.

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### Question 5

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 13, 26 and 39 years respectively. If a comet has passed just now, what is the minimum time that we must wait for a comet to appear in the sky?

A

13 years.

B

40 years.

C

39 years.

D

26 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 13. So this is the minimum waiting time.