# Clocks and Calendars Quiz Set 40

### Question 1

Trains arrive at a platform at regular intervals of 30 minutes. The last train arrived 11 minutes ago The next event is due at 05::10 PM. What is the time now?

A

04::51 PM.

B

04::52 PM.

C

04::49 PM.

D

04::47 PM.

Soln.
Ans: a

The last event took place at 05::10 PM - 30 minutes, i.e., at 04::40 PM, which was 11 minutes earlier from now. So the time now is 04::40 PM + 11 mins = 04::51 PM.

### Question 2

How many hours are there between 2::32 A.M. to 6::28 P.M.

A

15::56.

B

17::55.

C

14::55.

D

16::58.

Soln.
Ans: a

Minutes from 2::32 A.M. to 3::00 A.M. are 60 - 32 = 28. Minutes from 3::00 A.M. to 12::00 noon are 60 X 9 = 540 mins. Minutes from 12::00 noon to 6::28 P.M. are 60 x 6 = 360 + 28 = 388 mins. So total minutes are 28 + 540 + 388 = 956 minutes, which are equal to 60 X 15 + 56 Thus, hours are = 15, and minutes = 56

### Question 3

If 24th January of an ordinary, non-leap year falls on a Wednesday, then what will be the day of week on 8th April of that year?

A

Sunday.

B

Monday.

C

Thursday.

D

Tuesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between January 24 and April 8 like this: January days = 31;February days = 28;March days = 31;Add 8 days of April. Subtract 24 days of January. So total days = 74. Since 74 = 10 X 7 + 4, so excess days are 4. So we can count the day to Wednesday + 4 = Sunday.

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### Question 4

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

A

Monday.

B

Sunday.

C

Thursday.

D

Friday.

Soln.
Ans: a

Count the days from months between February 1 and June 1 like this: February days = 28;March days = 31;April days = 30;May days = 31; So total days = 120. Since 120 = 17 X 7 + 1, so excess days are 1. So we can count the day to Sunday + 1 = Monday.

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### Question 5

December 1, 1993 is the first Sunday. Which is the fourth Tuesday of December 93?

A

17.12.93.

B

24.12.93.

C

16.12.93.

D

31.12.93.

Soln.
Ans: b

1.12.93 is the first Sunday of December 93. So, 3.12.93 is the first Tuesday of the month. Clearly, 10.12.93, 17.12.93, 24.12.93 and 31.12.93 are also Tuesday. So, 24.12.93 is the fourth Tuesday.