Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 19

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Question 1

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 11, 22 and 33 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

11 years.

 B

34 years.

 C

33 years.

 D

22 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 11. So this is the minimum waiting time.


Question 2

Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 8, 16 and 24 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

8 years.

 B

25 years.

 C

24 years.

 D

16 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 8. So this is the minimum waiting time.


Question 3

Which of these is a leap year?

 A

2096.

 B

2097.

 C

1800.

 D

1921.

Soln.
Ans: a

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


Question 4

Which of these is a leap year?

 A

1904.

 B

1986.

 C

2300.

 D

1900.

Soln.
Ans: a

The year 1904 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.


Question 5

Geeta correctly remembers that she took leave after 21st October and before 27th October. Her colleague Seeta took leave on 23rd October, but Geeta was present on that day. If 24th October was a public holiday and 26th October was Sunday, on which day in October did Geeta take leave?

 A

22nd October.

 B

25th October.

 C

22nd or 25th October.

 D

Data Inadequate.

Soln.
Ans: c

According to Geeta, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. According to Seeta, Geeta was present on 23rd. It was a public holiday on 24, and Sunday on 26. So we can rule out 23, 24 and 26. Hence, Geeta had taken leave either on 22nd or 25th October.


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