Reasoning :: Clock And CalenderPage 2

11.

If today is Thursday, what will be the day on 363 days?
(a)Sunday
(b)Saturday
(c)Thursday
(d)None of these
Answer is: DHere, 363/7 = 51 weeks + 6 days = Wednesday

12.

Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be?
(a)Wednesday
(b)Saturday
(c)Thursday
(d)Tuesday
Answer is: BEach day of the week is repeated after 7 days. So, after 63 days, it will be Monday. After 61 days, it will be Saturday.

13.

Which of the following is not a leap year?
(a)707
(b)800
(c)1200
(d)2000
Answer is: AThe century divisible by 400 is a leap year. The year 707 is not a leap year.

14.

Today is Wednesday, what will be the day after 84 days?
(a)Monday
(b)Tuesday
(c)Wednesday
(d)Sunday
Answer is: CEvery day of the weeks is repeated after 7 days. Hence, it will be Wednesday after 84 days.

15.

Today is Thursday, the day after 59 days will be?
(a)Sunday
(b)Monday
(c)Tuesday
(d)Wednesday
Answer is: AEvery day of the weeks is repeated after 7 days. Hence, after 56 days, it would be Thursday again and after 59 days, it would be Sunday.

16.

The last day of a century cannot be either?
1. Tuesday
2. Thursday
3. Saturday
4. Sunday
(a)1 and 2
(b)1 and 4
(c)1, 2 and 3
(d)1, 3 and 4
Answer is: CThe last day of century cannot be Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.

17.

The day before the day before yesterday is three days after Saturday. What day is it today?
(a)Tuesday
(b)Wednesday
(c)Thursday
(d)Friday
Answer is: DThree days after Saturday is Tuesday and Tuesday is a day before yesterday. So, yesterday is Thursday. So, today is Friday.

18.

If January 1 is a Friday, what is the first day of the month of March in a leap year?
(a)Tuesday
(b)Wednesday
(c)Thursday
(d)Friday
Answer is: ATotal number of days from January 1 to March 1 = 31 + 29 + 1 = 61 days
(February in leap years = 29 days) = 61 + 7 = 8 weeks and 5 odds days
So, the fifth day from Friday = Tuesday

19.

In a month of 31 days, third Thursday falls on 16th. What will be the last day of the month?
(a)5th Friday
(b)4th Saturday
(c)5th Wednesday
(d)5th Thursday
Answer is: AFriday will fall on 3, 10, 17, 24,31
So, it will be 5th Friday on 31st.

20.

A bus of Delhi leaves every 30 min. from a bus stand. An inquiry clerk told a passenger that the bus had already left 10 min. ago and next bus will leave at 9:35 am. At what time did the inquiry clerk give this information to the passenger?
(a)9:10 am
(b)8:55 am
(c)9:08 am
(d)9:15 am
Answer is: DNext bus will leave at 9:35 am. So, last bus left at (9:35 – 0:30) = 9:05 am
So, inquiry clerk gave the information to the passenger at = (9:05 + 0:10) = 9:15 am

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