# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 24

### Question 1

If 16th May of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Tuesday, then what will be the day of week on 1st October of that year?

A

Sunday.

B

Thursday.

C

Saturday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between May 16 and October 1 like this: May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31;August days = 31;September days = 30;Add 1 days of October. Subtract 16 days of May. So total days = 138. Since 138 = 19 X 7 + 5, so excess days are 5. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 5 = Sunday.

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### Question 2

Standing at a railway station Sara remembers that distance of New Bombay is more than 9 KM but less than 14 KM, but Venkat knows that it is between 7 and 11 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

10 KM.

B

11 KM.

C

9 KM.

D

12 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Sara are 10; 11; 12; 13; Probable distances according to Venkat are 8; 9; 10; The common distance is: 10.

### Question 3

How many degrees does a minute hand sweep in 35 minutes?

A

210°.

B

220°.

C

200°.

D

225°.

Soln.
Ans: a

In 60 mins the angle is 360°. So in 1 min it will sweep by 360/60 = 6°. Therefore in 35 mins it will sweep by 6 x 35 = 210°

### Question 4

Which of the following years, is a leap year?

A

1982.

B

1704.

C

1978.

D

1954.

Soln.
Ans: b

As 1704 is Divisible by 4, hence, 1704 is a leap year.

### Question 5

Standing at a railway station Kirat remembers that distance of Rajpura is more than 18 KM but less than 25 KM, but Dev knows that it is between 23 and 26 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

A

24 KM.

B

25 KM.

C

23 KM.

D

22 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Kirat are 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; Probable distances according to Dev are 24; 25; The common distance is: 24. 