# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 25

### Question 1

If the 11th of a month is 6 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 25th of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Thursday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

6 days earlier than Saturday will be Sunday. So day 11 of that month is Sunday. Number of days between 25 and 11 is 14. Since 14 = 2 X 7 + 0, so excess days are 0. So we can count the day to Sunday

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### Question 2

If 1st January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Thursday, then what will be the day of week on 1st June of that year?

A

Monday.

B

Saturday.

C

Wednesday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between January 1 and June 1 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31; So total days = 151. Since 151 = 21 X 7 + 4, so excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Thursday + 4 = Monday.

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### Question 3

Gurnam remembers that anniversary of John is after Jun 4 but before Jun 9, but Rekha remembers that it is between 5 and 7 Jun. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

6.

B

7.

C

5.

D

4.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Gurnam are 5; 6; 7; 8; Probable dates according to Rekha are 6; The common date is: 6.

### Question 4

Which of these is a leap year?

A

1936.

B

2123.

C

1700.

D

1914.

Soln.
Ans: a

The year 1936 is a leap year because it is divisible by 4 but not by 100.

### Question 5

Sunita is 25 weeks and 9 days older than me, whereas Rakesh is 71 weeks and 7 days older than Sunita. If Rakesh was born on a Tuesday, on which day of the week was I born?

A

Thursday.

B

Friday.

C

Sunday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Rakesh is 25 + 71 = 96 weeks and 9 + 7 = 16 days older than me. Weeks are in multiples of 7 days. So we can ignore them. We can deal with the 16 days alone. Since 16 = 2 X 7 + 2, the excess days are 2. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 2 = Thursday.

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