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Q 1

In the year 2005, which of the following dates of August were Sundays?


A)  

1,8,15,22,29

B)  

3,10,17,24,31

C)  

5,12,19,26

D)  

7,14,21,28


Correct Option - D

Explanation

August 1,2012 was a Wednesday.

No. of odd days from Aug 2005 to Aug 2012

= 9

2 odd days

August 1, 2005 was a Monday.

7,14,21,28 were Sundays.

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Q 2

December 31, 2008 was a Wednesday. What day of the week was January 1, 2008?


A)  

Tuesday

B)  

Wednesday

C)   Monday

D)  

Thursday


Correct Option - A

Explanation

No. of odd days in 2008 = 2

So, December 31,2007 was a Monday.

Hence Jan 1, 2008 was a Tuesday.

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Q 3

How many days are there between 10th March, 2011 and 20th July, 2011 (excluding both the days)?


A)  

131

B)  

132

C)  

133

D)  

134


Correct Option - A

Explanation

21 days in March [11th - 31st]

30 days in April

31 days in May

30 days in June

19 days in July [1st - 19th]

Total = 131 days


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Q 4

A girl was born on September 6, 1970, which happened to be a Sunday. Her birthday again fell on Sunday in the year


A)  

1975

B)  

1976

C)  

1977

D)  

1981


Correct Option - D

Explanation

No. of odd days should be a multiple of 7.

No. of odd days from 1970-1975

1+2+1+1+1 = 6

1970-1976

8

1970-1977

9

1970-1981

1+2+1+1+1+2+1+1+1+2+1 = 14

Her birthday falls on Sunday in the year 1981.

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Q 5

An equinox occurs twice a year, on 20th March and 22nd September. Find the number of days between the equinoxes (excluding both the days).


A)  

185

B)  

186

C)  

184

D)  

187


Correct Option - A

Explanation

No. of days between 20th March and 22nd September

= 11+30+31+30+31+31+21

= 185

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Q 6

Day before yesterday was Christmas. What will be the day on New Year if tomorrow is Monday?


A)  

Sunday

B)   Saturday

C)  

Friday

D)  

Thursday


Correct Option - C

Explanation

Day before yesterday was 25th Dec. Today is 27th Dec.

Today is Sunday (27th Dec).

New Year falls on Friday.

The difference between Christmas and New Year is 7 days(0 odd days). Hence, they fall on the same day.

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Q 7

January 15, 2009 was Thursday. What day was January 16, 2008?


A)  

Monday

B)  

Thursday

C)  

Tuesday

D)  

Wednesday


Correct Option - D

Explanation

No. of odd days in 2008 = 2

Jan 15, 2008 was Tuesday

Jan 16 - Wednesday

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