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### Question 1

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

**A**

Tuesday.

**B**

Saturday.

**C**

Wednesday.

**D**

Thursday.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Count the days from months between January 1 and June 1 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31; So total days = 151. Since 151 = 21 X 7 + 4, so excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Friday + 4 = Tuesday.

.### Question 2

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 12, 24 and 36 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?

### Question 3

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 45 minutes?

### Question 4

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?

### Question 5

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

**A**

Wednesday.

**B**

Monday.

**C**

Tuesday.

**D**

Friday.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Count the days from months between March 1 and August 1 like this: March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 153. Since 153 = 21 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Thursday + 6 = Wednesday.

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