Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 29

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Question 1

The bus for Delhi leaves every 25 minutes. An enquiry clerk told that last bus for Delhi had already left 10 minutes to 2:00 p.m. At what time the next bus will leave for Delhi?

 A

2:25 p.m.

 B

2:15 p.m.

 C

2:05 p.m.

 D

2:40 p.m.

Soln.
Ans: b

Interval between two leaving buses = 25 minutes Time to leaving the last bus = 1:50 p.m.

∴ Reqd. time for the next bus = 1:50 + 0:25 which = 2:15 p.m.


Question 2

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

 A

Sunday.

 B

Tuesday.

 C

Friday.

 D

Saturday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between May 1 and August 1 like this: May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 92. Since 92 = 13 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Saturday + 1 = Sunday.

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Question 3

Kirat remembers that birthday of Radhika is after Apr 8 but before Apr 12, but Amit remembers that it is between 3 and 10 Apr. If it was Saturday on Apr 3, what is the day of the week on the correct date, if both of them remember well?

 A

Friday.

 B

Saturday.

 C

Thursday.

 D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to Kirat are 9; 10; 11; Probable dates according to Amit are 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; The common date is: 9, and the day will be Friday


Question 4

My brother is 562 days older to me while my sister is 75 weeks older to him. If my sister was born on Tuesday, on which day was I born?

 A

Sunday.

 B

Monday.

 C

Thursday.

 D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: c

Difference of days of my sister's age and my age is 75 X 7 + 562, 1087 days. After dividing 1087 by 7 we get 2 as remainder. Therefore 2 Days after Tuesday is Thursday.


Question 5

Standing at a railway station Dharam remembers that distance of Bangalore is more than 11 KM but less than 15 KM, but Akshat knows that it is between 6 and 13 KM. What is the correct distance if both of them are right?

 A

12 KM.

 B

13 KM.

 C

11 KM.

 D

14 KM.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable distances according to Dharam are 12; 13; 14; Probable distances according to Akshat are 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; The common distance is: 12.


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