Calendar & Dates Session1

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Calendar and dates

Question #1: What was day of the week on 21-September-1987?
A) Sunday
B) Monday
C) Friday
D) Saturday

Option 'B' : Monday
Formula:-(Date + Month code + No.of years + No.of leap year + Century code)/7
= (21 + 6 + 87 + 21 + 0)/7 = 135/7 = 2
= Monday

Question #2: On 8th February 2005, it was Tuesday. What was the day of the week on 8 February 2004?
A) Tuesday
B) Monday
C) Sunday
D) Wednesday

Option 'C' : Sunday
The year 2004 is a leap year. It has 2 odd days.
The day on 8th Feb, 2004 is 2 days before the day on 8th Feb, 2005
Hence, this day is Sunday.

Question #3: What was the day of the week on 10th March 1996?
A) Sunday
B) Tuesday
C) Saturday
D) Wednesday

Option 'A' : Sunday
Hint:
(10 + 4 + 96 + 24 + 0)/7 = 134/7 = 1
= Sunday

Question #4:On 2007, what was the date of last Saturday in May month?
A) 21
B) 22
C) 25
D) 26

Option 'D' : 26
Hint:
1 - May - 2007
=(1 + 2 + 7 + 1 + 6)/7 = 17/7 = 3 = Tuesday
Tuesday + 5 days = Saturday (5th may)
5th may+7 days = Saturday (12th may)
12th may+7 days = Saturday (19th may)
19th may+7 days = Saturday (26th may)
Hence last Saturday is 26th May.

Question #5: What was the day of the week on 7th October, 2003?
A) Thursday
B) Friday
C) Monday
D) Tuesday

Option 'D' : Tuesday
Hint:
Formula = ( Date + Monthcode + No.of years + No.of leapyears + Century code )/ 7
(7 + 1 + 3 + 0 + 6)/7 = 17/7 = 3
Tuesday

Question #6: It was Sunday on January-1-2006. Find the day of the week on January-1-2010?
A) Friday
B) Saturday
C) Sunday
D) Monday

Option 'A' : Friday
Hint:
On 31st December, 2005 it was Saturday.
Number of odd days from the year 200 to the tear 2009 = ( 1 + 1 + 2 + 1 ) = 5days
On 31st December 2009, it was Thursday.
Thus, on 1st Jan, 2010 it is Friday.

Question #7: How many days are there in x weeks and x days?
A) 7x
B) 7
C) 14x
D) 8x

Option 'D' : 8x
Hint:
x weeks x days = (7x + x) days = 8x days

Question #8: Today is Friday, after 126 days, it will be:
A) Friday
B) Saturday
C) Monday
D) Tuesday

Option 'A' : Friday
Hint:
126/7 = 0
Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days.
So, after 126 days, it will be Friday.

Question #9: Which of the following is not a leap year?
A) 800
B) 1200
C) 2000
D) 700

Option 'D' : 700
Hint:
The century divisible by 400 is a leap year.

Question #10: Today is Monday, after 61 days, the day will be:
A) Saturday
B) Sunday
C) Monday
D) Tuesday

Option 'A' : Saturday
Hint:
Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days.
So, after 63 days, it will be Monday.
After 61 days, it will be Saturday.

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