# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 10

### Question 1

If the 14th of a month is 6 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 20th of that month.

A

Saturday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

6 days earlier than Saturday will be Sunday. So day 14 of that month is Sunday. Number of days between 20 and 14 is 6. So we can count the day to Saturday

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### Question 2

Dharam remembers that birthday of Jashn is after Jul 10 but before Jul 17, but Dev remembers that it is between 15 and 27 Jul. If it was Monday on Jul 10, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Sunday.

B

Monday.

C

Saturday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Dharam are 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; Probable dates according to Dev are 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; The common date is: 16, and the day will be Sunday

### Question 3

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 5 minutes?

A

30°.

B

40°.

C

20°.

D

45°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 5 mins it will sweep by 6 x 5 = 30°

### Question 4

Mohit takes casual leave only on first working day of every month. The office has weekly offs on Saturday and Sunday. In a month of 30 days, the first working day happened to be Tuesday. What will be the day for his next casual leave?

A

Wednesday.

B

Thursday.

C

Friday.

D

Monday.

Soln.
Ans: b

According of the question, first date of the month will be Tuesday. So the dates 8, 15, 22 and 29 will be on Tuesday also, therefore the first date of the month will be on Thursday. Hence Thursday will be the day of his next casual leave.

### Question 5

Birds cry at regular intervals of 20 minutes. The last bird cried 12 minutes ago The next event is due at 03::35 PM. What is the time now?

A

03::27 PM.

B

03::29 PM.

C

03::25 PM.

D

03::23 PM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 03::35 PM - 20 minutes, i.e., at 03::15 PM, which was 12 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 03::15 PM + 12 mins = 03::27 PM.