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21.  Mrs. Susheela celebrated her wedding anniversary on Tuesday, 30th September, 1997. When will she celebrate her next wedding anniversary on the same day?  (a)30th September, 2003  (b)30th September, 2004  (c)30th September, 2002  (d)30th October, 2003 

Answer is: ATotal number of odd days
30 September, 199798 = 1
30 September, 199899 = 1
30 September, 19992000 = 2
30 September, 20002001 = 1
30 September, 20012002 = 1
30 September, 20022003 = 1/7
Tuesday + 7 = Tuesday
So, the next Tuesday will come on the Mrs. Susheelaâ€™s wedding anniversary in 30th September, 2003.
22.  If Republic day was celebrated in 1996 on Friday, on which day in 2000 Independence was celebrated?  (a)Tuesday  (b)Monday  (c)Sunday  (d)Saturday 

Answer is: A26 January, 1996 to 15th August, 2000 days were = 1663
1663 having odd day = 4
So, In the year 2000, Independence day = Friday + 4 = Tuesday
23.  If 18th February, 1997 falls on Tuesday, then what will the day on 18th February, 1999?  (a)Monday  (b)Tuesday  (c)Thursday  (d)Friday 

Answer is: C18th February, 1997 is Tuesday. So, 17th February 1998 will also be Tuesday. Again 16th February, 1999 will also be Tuesday. Hence, 18th February, 1999 will be Thursday.
24.  I was born on August 11. Mohan is younger to me by 11 days. This yearâ€™s Independence Day falls on Monday. The day on which Mohanâ€™s birthday will fall this year will be?  (a)Monday  (b)Tuesday  (c)Sunday  (d)Thursday 

Answer is: AMohan was born on 31th July, August 15 falls on Monday.
25.  At what time, (in minutes) between 3 Oâ€™clock and 4 Oâ€™clock, both the needless will coincide with each other?  (a)5(1/11)  (b)12(4/11)  (c)13(4/11)  (d)16(4/11) 

Answer is: DAt 3 Oâ€™clock, the minute hand is 15 min away from the hour hand. To coincide, it must gain 15 min as 55 min are gained in.
15 min are gained in (60/55 x 15) min = 16(4/11)
Hence, the hands are coincide at 16(4/11) min past 3.
26.  A clock is set right at 5 am. The clock loss 16 min in 24 h. What will be the right time when the clock indicates 10 pm on the third day?  (a)11:15 pm  (b)11:00 pm  (c)12:00 pm  (d)12:30 pm 

Answer is: BTime from 5 am of a particular day to 10 pm on the 4th day is 89 h. Now, the clock loses 16 min in 24 h of in other words. We can say that 23 h 44 min of this clock is equal to 24 h of the correct clock. Or (23 + 44/60)
356/15 h of this clock = 24 h of the correct clock
So, 89 h of this clock = [(24 x 15)/356 x 89] h of correct clock = 90 h of correct clock.
hence, 11:00 pm is right time.
27.  The Republic day of India was celebrated on Friday in year 2008. On which day, it will be celebrated in 2012?  (a)Tuesday  (b)Wednesday  (c)Thursday  (d)Friday 

Answer is: B26th January (Republic day) 2008 â€“ Friday
Clearly, It will be on Wednesday in 2012.
28.  Last Saturday was on the 20th of the month. If Tuesday is 3 days ahead, what day of the week is today?  (a)Sunday  (b)Saturday  (c)Friday  (d)Thursday 

Answer is: CLast Saturday â€“ 20th
Today
Friday0  0  0  0  0Tuesday
29.  If 8th February, 2005 was a Tuesday, what was the day the 8th February, 2004?  (a)Tuesday  (b)Monday  (c)Sunday  (d)Wednesday 

Answer is: CThe year 2004 is a leap year. It has 2 odd days. The day on 8th February, 2004 is 2 days before the day on 8th February, 2005. Hence, this day is Sunday.
30.  What was the day the 2nd July, 1984?  (a)Wednesday  (b)Tuesday  (c)Monday  (d)Thursday 

Answer is: C2nd July, 1984 means (1983 years 6 months and 2 days) 1900 years have 1 odd day 83 years have 20 leap years and 63 ordinary years. = (40 + 63) odd days
103 odd days = 5 odd days
6 months and 2 days
Jan31, Feb29, Mar31, Apr30, May31, Jun30, Jul2
Total days = 184 days = 2 odd days
Total number of days = (1 + 5 + 2) = 8 odd days = 1 day
Hence, It was Monday on 2nd July, 1984.
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