# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 33

### Question 1

Karan was born on Saturday, 22nd March 1982. On what day of the week was he 14 years 7 months and 8 days of age?

A

Tuesday.

B

Monday.

C

Sunday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: c
14 years + 7 months + 8 days
= 11 ordinary years + 3 leap years + 7 months + 8 days
= 11 x 365 + 3 x 366 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 8 = 5335
No. of odd days = 53357 = 762 + 1
∴ His birthday will fall 1 day after Saturday on Sunday.

### Question 2

If 1st March 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

Friday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Saturday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between March 1 and August 1 like this: March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 153. Since 153 = 21 X 7 + 6, so excess days are 6. So we can count the day to Saturday + 6 = Friday.

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### Question 3

If the 4th of a month is 5 days earlier than Tuesday, what day will be on the 19th of that month.

A

Friday.

B

Thursday.

C

Monday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

5 days earlier than Tuesday will be Thursday. So day 4 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 19 and 4 is 15. Since 15 = 2 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Friday

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### Question 4

John remembers that picnic with Radhika is after Dec 10 but before Dec 15, but Sham remembers that it is between 11 and 13 Dec. What is the correct date, if both of them remember well?

A

12.

B

13.

C

11.

D

14.

Soln.
Ans: a

Probable dates according to John are 11; 12; 13; 14; Probable dates according to Sham are 12; The common date is: 12.

### Question 5

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

A

Friday.

B

Wednesday.

C

Thursday.

D

Sunday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between April 1 and August 1 like this: April days = 30;May days = 31;June days = 30;July days = 31; So total days = 122. Since 122 = 17 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Tuesday + 3 = Friday.

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