Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 37

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Question 1

Standing at a railway station Dharam remembers that distance of Bangalore is more than 11 KM but less than 15 KM, but Akshat knows that it is between 6 and 13 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

 A

12 KM.

 B

13 KM.

 C

11 KM.

 D

14 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Dharam are 12; 13; 14; Probable distances according to Akshat are 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; The common distance is: 12.


Question 2

Sham remembers that picnic with Jashn is after Jul 10 but before Jul 14, but Dharam remembers that it is between 5 and 12 Jul. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

11.

 B

12.

 C

10.

 D

9.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Sham are 11; 12; 13; Probable dates according to Dharam are 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; The common date is: 11.


Question 3

Sameer remembers that birthday of Rohit is after Jul 11 but before Jul 18, but Gurnam remembers that it is between 16 and 20 Jul. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

17.

 B

18.

 C

16.

 D

15.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Sameer are 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; Probable dates according to Gurnam are 17; 18; 19; The common date is: 17.


Question 4

Dev is 63 weeks and 11 days older than me, whereas John is 59 weeks and 5 days older than Dev. If John was born on a Friday, on which day of the week was I born?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Saturday.

 D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

John is 63 + 59 = 122 weeks and 11 + 5 = 16 days older than me. Weeks are in multiples of 7 days. So we can ignore them. We can deal with the 16 days alone. Since 16 = 2 X 7 + 2, the excess days are 2. So we can count the day to Friday + 2 = Sunday.

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Question 5

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 4, 8 and 12 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

4 years.

 B

13 years.

 C

12 years.

 D

8 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 4. So this is the minimum waiting time.


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