Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 20

Question 1

An event occurs at regular intervals of 50 minutes. The last event occured 31 minutes ago The next event is due at 06::25 AM. What is the time now?

A

06::06 AM.

B

06::08 AM.

C

06::04 AM.

D

06::02 AM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 06::25 AM - 50 minutes, i.e., at 05::35 AM, which was 31 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 05::35 AM + 31 mins = 06::06 AM.

Question 2

If the 7th of a month is 4 days earlier than Tuesday, what day will be on the 23rd of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Saturday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

4 days earlier than Tuesday will be Friday. So day 7 of that month is Friday. Number of days between 23 and 7 is 16. Since 16 = 2 X 7 + 2, so excess days are 2. So we can count the day to Sunday

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Question 3

Drama show starts at regular intervals of 50 minutes. The last show started 28 minutes ago The next event is due at 01::25 PM. What is the time now?

A

01::03 PM.

B

01::04 PM.

C

01::02 PM.

D

12::59 PM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 01::25 PM - 50 minutes, i.e., at 12::35 PM, which was 28 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 12::35 PM + 28 mins = 01::03 PM.

Question 4

Sham remembers that birthday of Vaibhav is after Jan 5 but before Jan 9, but Gurnam remembers that it is between 7 and 16 Jan. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

8.

B

9.

C

7.

D

10.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Sham are 6; 7; 8; Probable dates according to Gurnam are 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; The common date is: 8.

Question 5

If the seventh day of a month is three days earlier than Friday, what day will be on the 19th day of the month?

A

Sunday.

B

Monday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

There days earlier than Friday will be Tuesday. Since 7th day of the month is Tuesday, so14th day of the month is Tuesday. Hence, 19th day of the month will be Sunday.

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

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