# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 18

### Question 1

If 1st October falls on Sunday, what day of the week will fall on 1st November?

A

Monday.

B

Tuesday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Thursday.

Soln.
Ans: c

No. of days from 1st October to 1st November = 31.
317 = 4 + 37
∴ No. of odd days = 3
∴ On 1st November, it will be Wednesday.

### Question 2

Gurnam is 61 weeks and 7 days older than me, whereas Sham is 43 weeks and 7 days older than Gurnam. If Sham was born on a Saturday, on which day of the week was I born?

A

Saturday.

B

Tuesday.

C

Thursday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Sham is 61 + 43 = 104 weeks and 7 + 7 = 14 days older than me. Weeks are in multiples of 7 days. So we can ignore them. We can deal with the 14 days alone. Since 14 = 2 X 7 + 0, the excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Saturday + 0 = Saturday.

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### Question 3

Venkat remembers that anniversary of Sham is after Nov 12 but before Nov 17, but John remembers that it is between 14 and 16 Nov. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

15.

B

16.

C

14.

D

13.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Venkat are 13; 14; 15; 16; Probable dates according to John are 15; The common date is: 15.

### Question 4

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 4, 8 and 12 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?

A

4 years.

B

13 years.

C

12 years.

D

8 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 4. So this is the minimum waiting time.

### Question 5

Buses arrive at a station at regular intervals of 35 minutes. The last bus arrived 12 minutes ago The next event is due at 11::40 AM. What is the time now?

A

11::17 AM.

B

11::19 AM.

C

11::15 AM.

D

11::13 AM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 11::40 AM - 35 minutes, i.e., at 11::05 AM, which was 12 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 11::05 AM + 12 mins = 11::17 AM.