# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 02

### Question 1

If 19th January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Sunday, then what will be the day of week on 11th July of that year?

A

Friday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Sunday.

D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between January 19 and July 11 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;June days = 30;Add 11 days of July. Subtract 19 days of January. So total days = 173. Since 173 = 24 X 7 + 5, so excess days are 5. So we can count the day to Sunday + 5 = Friday.

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### Question 2

If 23rd January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Wednesday, then what will be the day of week on 2nd June of that year?

A

Sunday.

B

Friday.

C

Monday.

D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between January 23 and June 2 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;Add 2 days of June. Subtract 23 days of January. So total days = 130. Since 130 = 18 X 7 + 4, so excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Wednesday + 4 = Sunday.

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### Question 3

Sara remembers that birthday of Akshat is after Dec 9 but before Dec 16, but Sham remembers that it is between 3 and 11 Dec. If it was Monday on Dec 3, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Monday.

B

Tuesday.

C

Sunday.

D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Sara are 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; Probable dates according to Sham are 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; The common date is: 10, and the day will be Monday

### Question 4

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 10 minutes?

A

60°.

B

70°.

C

50°.

D

75°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 10 mins it will sweep by 6 x 10 = 60°

### Question 5

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. 