Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 09

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Question 1

Which of these is a leap year?

 A

2096.

 B

2157.

 C

1900.

 D

2031.

Soln.
Ans: a

The year 2096 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.


Question 2

If 1st February of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Friday, then what will be the day of week on 1st March of that year?

 A

Friday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Sunday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between February 1 and March 1 like this: February days = 28; So total days = 28. Since 28 = 4 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Friday + 0 = Friday.

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Question 3

If 3rd of the month falls on Saturday, what day will be on the 3rd day after 21st of the Month?

 A

Monday.

 B

Thursday.

 C

Tuesday.

 D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: d

Since third of the month falls on Saturday, therefore, 10th, 17th and 24th of month would fall on Saturday. Hence the 3rd day after 21st of the month, 24th of the month would fall on Saturday.


Question 4

If Saturday falls four days after today which is 6th January, on what day did the 1st of December of pervious year fall?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Wednesday.

 C

Tuesday.

 D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: d

Since Saturday falls four days after 6th Jan. Therefore, on 10th Jan., it will Saturday. The number of days between 1st Dec. and 10th Jan. is 40. After diving 40 by 7 we get 5 as remainder. Therefore 5 days before Saturday means Monday.


Question 5

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 55 minutes?

 A

330°.

 B

340°.

 C

320°.

 D

345°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 55 mins it will sweep by 6 x 55 = 330°


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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