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1.

It was Thursday on 2nd Jan 1993. What day of the week will be on 15th March 1993?

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Today number of days = 29(Jan) + 28 (Feb) + (15) Mar = 72 days 10 Weeks + 2 days.
Thus the given date will fall on two days beyond Thursday, that is Saturday.

2.

It was Sunday on January-1-2006. Find the day of the week on January-1-2010? 

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Answer: Option 'C' 
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.

3.

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

4.

What was day of the week on 21-September-1987?

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

Answer: Option 'B'

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

5.

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. 

6.

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 

7.

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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