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On what dates of April, 2001 did Tuesday fall?

A.

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

B.

7th, 14th, 21nd and 28 th

C.

3th, 10th, 17th, 24th

D.

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

We shall find the day on 1st April, 2001.1st April, 2001 = (2000 years + Period from 1.1.2001 to 1.4.2001)

Odd days in 1600 years = 0

Odd days in 400 years = 0

Jan. Feb. March April

(31+28+31+1) = 91 days ≡ odd days

Total number of odd days = (0 + 0 + 0) = 0

On 1st April, 2001 it was Thursday.

In April 2001 Wednesday falls on 7th, 14th, 21nd and 28 th

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Today is Tuesday. After 62 days it will be

A.

Sunday

B.

Monday

C.

Wednesday

D.

Friday

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

Explanation:

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days. After 63 days, it will be Tuesday.

After 62 days, it will be Monday.

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If the day before yesterday was Saturday, What day will fall on the day after tomorrow?

A.

Tuesday

B.

Thursday

C.

Wednesday

D.

Friday

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option CExplanation

Sol.

If day before yesterday was Saturday, then today is Monday.

Thus tomorrow will be Tuesday and day after tomorrow will be Wednesday.

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Mohini went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today?

A.

Thursday

B.

Sunday

C.

Saturday

D.

Tuesday’

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option CExplanation

Clearly, Nine days ago, it was Thursday.

.’. Today is Saturday.

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15th august 2010 was which day of the week?

A.

Sunday

B.

Wednesday

C.

Thursday

D.

Friday

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option AExplanation

15th August 2010 can be written as 2009 + days from 1st January 2010 to 15th August 2010.

=> Total number of odd days in 400 years = 0

Hence, total number of odd days in 2000 years = 0 (as 2000 is a perfect multiple of 400)

Odd in days in the period 2001-2009:

7 normal years + 2 leap yeas

=> (7*1) + (2*2) = 11

=> Odd days will be 11- (7*1) = 4

Days from January 1 to August 15 in 2010: 31+28+31+30+31+30+31+15

= 227 days.

= 32 weeks and 3 days, this gives additional 3 odd days.

=> Total odd days= 3+4=7

=> 7 odd days=1 week= 0 odd days

=> 0 odd days= Sunday

Thus, 15th August 2010 was a Sunday.

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