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### Question 1

If 1^{st} May of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Monday, then what will be the day of week on 1^{st} August of that year?

**A**

Tuesday.

**B**

Wednesday.

**C**

Monday.

**D**

Sunday.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Count the days from months between May 1 and August 1 like this: May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 92. Since 92 = 13 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Monday + 1 = Tuesday.

.### Question 2

How many hours are there between 9::42 A.M. to 8::12 P.M.

**A**

10::30.

**B**

12::28.

**C**

8::28.

**D**

12::32.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Minutes from 9::42 A.M. to 10::00 A.M. are 60 - 42 = 18. Minutes from 10::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 2 = 120 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 8::12 P.M. are 60 x 8 = 480 + 12 = 492 mins. So total minutes are 18 + 120 + 492 = 630 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 10 + 30 Thus, hours are = 10, and minutes = 30

### Question 3

A schools starts from 10 a.m.,. and continues till 1:30 p.m. In this duration there are 5 periods. If 5 minutes are provided before each period to leave the room and enter the other, then what is the duration of each period?

**A**

41 min.

**B**

38 min.

**C**

40 min.

**D**

42 min.

**Soln.**

**Ans: b**

Duration of school time = 1:30 p.m. - 10:00 a.m, which = 13:30 - 10:00, which = 3:30 hours which = 210 minutes. Time for leaving = 5 x 4 = 20 minutes.So time for 5 periods = 210 - 20 = 190 minutes, Hence duration of 1 period = ^{190}⁄_{5} = 38 minutes.

### Question 4

Akshat remembers that birthday of John is after Feb 13 but before Feb 19, but Kirat remembers that it is between 4 and 15 Feb. If it was Saturday on Feb 4, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

### Question 5

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 2, 4 and 6 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?

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Updated on 2020-02-07. Published on: 2016-03-09