Reasoning Clock And CalenderPage 2


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


Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be?
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.


Which of the following is not a leap year?
Answer is: AThe century divisible by 400 is a leap year. The year 707 is not a leap year.


Today is Wednesday, what will be the day after 84 days?
Answer is: CEvery day of the weeks is repeated after 7 days. Hence, it will be Wednesday after 84 days.


Today is Thursday, the day after 59 days will be?
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.


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.


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


If January 1 is a Friday, what is the first day of the month of March in a leap year?
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


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.


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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