# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 22

### Question 1

Rakesh remembers that anniversary of Jashn is after Jul 18 but before Jul 22, but John remembers that it is between 20 and 23 Jul. If it was Monday on Jul 18, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

Thursday.

B

Friday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Rakesh are 19; 20; 21; Probable dates according to John are 21; 22; The common date is: 21, and the day will be Thursday

### Question 2

If the 9th of a month is 2 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 26th of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Friday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

2 days earlier than Saturday will be Thursday. So day 9 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 26 and 9 is 17. Since 17 = 2 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Sunday

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### Question 3

Akshat is 10 weeks and 12 days older than me, whereas Jashn is 46 weeks and 13 days older than Akshat. If Jashn was born on a Tuesday, on which day of the week was I born?

A

Saturday.

B

Thursday.

C

Sunday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Jashn is 10 + 46 = 56 weeks and 12 + 13 = 25 days older than me. Weeks are in multiples of 7 days. So we can ignore them. We can deal with the 25 days alone. Since 25 = 3 X 7 + 4, the excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 4 = Saturday.

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### Question 4

An event occurs at regular intervals of 20 minutes. The last event occured 4 minutes ago The next event is due at 12::30 PM. What is the time now?

A

12::14 PM.

B

12::15 PM.

C

12::13 PM.

D

12::10 PM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 12::30 PM - 20 minutes, i.e., at 12::10 PM, which was 4 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 12::10 PM + 4 mins = 12::14 PM.

### Question 5

At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined when it is half past 8?

A

70°

B

80°

C

75°

D

60°

Soln.
Ans: c

At half past 8 the minute hand points to wards 6 and the hour hand points towards 212 marks between 8 and 9. The angle between 6 and 8 is 60° and the angle 212 min. space is 15°. Hence total angle between two hands is 75° 