Calender questions and answers : Quantitative Aptitude

  1. 11.   What was the day of the week on 10th March 1996?

    A.) Sunday B.) Tuesday
    C.) Saturday D.) Wednesday
    Answer: Option 'A'

    (10 + 4 + 96 + 24 + 0)/7 = 134/7 = 1
    = Sunday



  2. 12.   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
    Answer: Option 'C'

    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.



  3. 13.   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





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