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1.

January 1, 2008 is Tuesday. What day of the week lies on January 1, 2009? 

   A.) Monday
   B.) Wednesday
   C.) Thursday
   D.) Sunday

Answer: Option 'C'

The year 2008 is a leap year. So it has 2 odd days.
1st day of the year 2008 is Tuesday (given)
So, 1st day of the year 2009 is 2 days beyond Tuesday. So it has to be Thursday.

2.

What was the day of the week on 7th October, 2003? 

   A.) Sunday
   B.) Saturday
   C.) Friday
   D.) Wednesday

Answer: Option 'B'

Formula = ( Date + Monthcode + No.of years + No.of leapyears + Century code )/ 7 
==> (7 + 1 + 3 + 0 + 6)/7 = 17/7 = 3 
==> Tuesday

3.

What was the day of the week on 17th June, 1998 

   A.) Tuesday
   B.) Monday
   C.) Sunday
   D.) Wednesday

Answer: Option 'D'

17th June, 1998 = (1997 years + Period from 1.1.1998 to 17.6.1998)
Odd days in 1600 years = 0 
Odd days in 300 years = (5 × 3) = 1 
97 years has 24 leap years + 73 ordinary years.
Number of odd days in 97 years = (24 × 2 + 73) = 121 = 2 odd days
Jan Feb March April May June 
31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 17 = 168 days = 24 weeks = 0 odd day
Total number of odd days = (0 + 1 + 2 + 0) = 3 
Given day is Wednesday

4.

Which of the following is not a leap year?

   A.) 700
   B.) 800
   C.) 1200
   D.) 2000

Answer: Option 'A'

The century divisible by 400 is a leap year.
The tear 700 is not a leap year

5.

It was Sunday on Jan 1, 2006. What was the day of the week Jan 1, 2010?

   A.) Monday
   B.) Friday
   C.) Thursday
   D.) Saturday

Answer: Option 'B'

On 31 Dec, 2005 it was Saturday.
Number of Odd days from the year 2006 to the year 2009 = 1 +1+2+1 =5 On 31st Dec 2009 it was Thursday So, 1st Jan 2010 is Friday

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