arithmetic questions and answers paper 354 - skillgunNote: Paper virtual numbers may be different from actual paper numbers . In the page numbers section website displaying virtual numbers .
If today is Monday, what will be the day one year and 50 days from now?
Cannot be determined
Cannot be determined, as we don’t know if it is a leap year or not.
The calendar for the year 1984 is same as which upcoming year.
Starting with 1984, we go on counting the number of odd days till sum is divisible by 7.
Year 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Odd days 2 1 1 1 2 = 7 odd days = 1 week
=>0 odd day.
Calendar for 1984 will be the same as that of 1989.
what will be the day after 72 days if today is Tuesday ?
Tuesday will be repeated after each 7 days so, at 70th day it will also be Tuesday,
so after 72th day it will be Thursday.
On what date of Feb. 2007 did Saturday fall ?
For this find the day of 1.2.2007
1600+400 years has 0 odd days
From 2001 to 2006 there are 1 leap years + 5 ordinary years
So number of odd days = 1*2 + 5*1 = 2 + 5 = 7 = 1 week = 0 odd day
Now from 1.1.2007 to 1.2.2007 number of days = 32 = 4 weeks + 4 odd days = 4 odd days
So, total number of odd days = 4, so 1.2.2007 will be Thursday.
Now Saturday will be on 3.2.2007
2.12.91 is the first Monday. Which is the fourth Tuesday of December 91?
2.12.91 is the first Monday of December 91.
So, 3.12.91 is the first Tuesday of the month.
Clearly, 10.12.91, 17.12.91, 24.12.91 and 31.12.91 are also Tuesdays.
So, 24.12.91 is the fourth Tuesday.
When will Saturday be if the day before yesterday was Wednesday?
Day after Tomorrow
Two days after Today
If day before yesterday was Wednesday, then today is Friday.
Therefore, tomorrow’s will be Saturday.
If Thursday was the day after the day before yesterday five days ago, What is the least number of days ago when Sunday was three days before the day after tomorrow?
Day after the day before yesterday is yesterday.
Now, five days ago, yesterday was Thursday.
So, five days ago, it was Friday.
Therefore today is Wednesday.
Now, three days before the day after tomorrow is yesterday.
Now, it is on Monday that we say Yesterday was Sunday.
The year next to 1990 will have the same calender as that of the year 1990.
The year 1990 has 365 days i.e. 1 odd day, year 1991 has 365 days i.e., odd day, year 1992 has 366 days
i.e., 2 odd days.
Likewise year 1993, 1994, 1995 have 1 odd day each.
The sum of odd days so calculated from year 1990 to 1995
( 1 + 1 + 2 + 1 + 1 + 1 ) = 7 odd days.
Hence the year 1996 will have the same calender as that of the year 1990.
If the second day of a month is a Friday, which of the following would be the last day of the next month which has 31 days?
The number of days in the current month is not mentioned.
If the day before yesterday was Saturday, What day will fall on the day after tomorrow?
If day before yesterday was Saturday, then today is Monday.
Thus tomorrow will be Tuesday and day after tomorrow will be Wednesday.
If 4th December, 1990 is Monday, What day is 4th January 1991?
None of these
Clearly, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th December 1990 are Mondays.
So, 1st January 1991 is Monday and 4th January 1991 is Thursday.
What day will it be on the 19th day of the month, If the 7th day of a month is three days earlier than Thursday?
The seventh day of the month is three days earlier than Thursday, which is Monday.
So, the fourteenth day is also Monday and thus, the nineteenth day is Saturday.
If every second Saturday and all Sundays are holidays in a 30 days month beginning on Saturday, then how many working days are there in that month?
Since the month begins on Saturday, so 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th days are Sundays.
While 8th and 22nd days are second Saturdays.
Thus, there are 7 holidays in all.
Therefore number of working days = 30 - 7 = 23.
Suppose the first day of the leap year was Friday, then which was the last day of that year?
If the year is not a leap year, then the last day of the year is the same as the first day.
But according to the question , it is a leap year so the last day will be Saturday.
Today is Wednesday, What will be the day after 84 days?
Every day of the weeks is repeated after 7 days. Hence it will be Wednesday, after 84 days.
Shravan went to the movies nine days ago. He goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today?
Clearly, nine days ago, it was Thursday.
Therefore today is Saturday.
What is the number of odd days in a leap year?
A leap year has 366 days.
Now if we divide 366 by 7 it gives 2 as remainder.
Hence number of odd days in 366 days is 2.
If 18th February, 1997 falls on Tuesday then what will be the day on 18th February, 1999?
18th February, 1997 was Tuesday.
So, 18th February, 1998 was Wednesday.
Therefore, 18th February, 1999 will be Friday as 1998 is a leap year.
If day after tomorrow is Saturday, What day was three days before yesterday?
Day after tomorrow is Saturday.
So today is Thursday.
Thus, yesterday was Wednesday and three days before Wednesday was Sunday.
Today is Thursday. The day after 59 days will be?
Every day of the week is repeated after 7 days.
Hence after 56 days it would be Thursday again.
And after 59 days it would be Sunday.
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