**Calendar Reasoning Question with Answers**

**Q.1. January 1, 2007, was Monday. What day will be on Jan. 1, 2008?**

**Solution: **The year 2007 is an ordinary year. So, it has 1 odd day.

1st day of the year 2007 was Monday.

1st day of the year 2008 will be 1 day beyond Monday.

Hence, it will be Tuesday.

**Q.2. January 1, 2008, is Tuesday. What day will be on Jan. 1, 2009?**

**Solution: **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.

Hence, it will be Thursday.

**Q.3. On 8th Dec 2007 falls Saturday. What day of the week was it on 8th Dec. 2006?**

**Solution: **The year 2006 is an ordinary year. So, it has 1 odd day.

So, the day on 8th Dec 2007 will be 1 day beyond the day that of 8th Dec 2006.

But, 8th Dec 2007 is Saturday.

∴ 8th Dec 2006 is Friday.

**Q.4. On 6th March, 2005 Monday falls. What was the day of the week on 6th March 2004?**

**Solution **

The year 2004 is a leap year. So, it has 2 odd days.

∴ The day on 6th March 2005 will be 2 days beyond the day that on 6th March 2004.

But, 6th March 2005 is Monday.

∴ 6th March 2004 is Saturday

**Q.5. The calendar for the year 2007 will be the same for the year:**

**Solution**

Count the number of odd days from the year 2007 onwards to get the sum equal to 0 odd days.

Year Odd day

2007 1

2008 2

2009 1

2010 1

2011 1

2012 2

2013 1

2014 1

2015 1

2016 2

2017 1

Sum = 14 odd days ≡ 0 odd day.

∴ Calendar for the year 2018 will be the same as for the year 2007.

**Q.6.Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be **

**Solution **

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days

So, after 63 days, it will be Monday.

∴ After 61 days, it will be Saturday.

**Q.7. Which of the following is not a leap year?**

**(a) 700 (b) 800 (c) 1200 (d) 2000**

**Solution **

The century divisible by 400 is a leap year.

∴ The year 700 is not a leap year.

**Q.8. How many days are there in x weeks x days?**

**Solution **

x weeks x days = (7x + x) days = 8x days.

**Q.9. It was Sunday on Jan 1, 2006. What was the day of the week on Jan 1, 2010?**

**Solution**

On 31st December, 2005 it was Saturday.

Number of odd days from the year 2006 to the year 2009

= (1+1+2+1) =5 days

∴ On 31st December 2009, it was Thursday.

Thus, on 1st Jan, 2010 it is Friday.

**Q.10. On 8th Feb, 2005 it was Tuesday. What was the day of the week on 8th Feb, 2004?**

**Solution **

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.

**Q.11. How many days will there be from 26th January, 1996 to 15th May, 1996(both days included)?**

A. 110

B. 111

C. 112

D. 113

Answer: . (B) Number of days = (6 + 29 + 31 + 30 + 15) = 111.

Note : 1988 is a leap year. So, number of days in February = 29.

**Q.12. If the day before yesterday was Saturday, What day will fall on the day after tomorrow?**

A. Friday

B. Tuesday

C. Thursday

D. Wednesday

Answer : D

**Sol.**

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

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

**Q.13. If 3rd December, 1990 is Sunday, What day is 3rd January 1991?**

A. Sunday

B. Monday

C. Tuesday

D. Wednesday

Answer : D

**Sol.**

Clearly, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st December 1990 are Sundays.

So, 1st January 1991 is Monday and 3rd January 1991 is Wednesday

**Q.14. If the seventh day of a month is three days earlier than Friday, What day will it be on the nineteenth day of the month?**

A. Sunday

B. Tuesday

C. Wednesday

D. Monday

Answer : A

**Sol.**

The seventh day of the month is three days earlier than Friday, which is Tuesday.

So, the fourteenth day is also Tuesday and thus, the nineteenth day is Sunday.

**Q.15. If every second Saturday and all Sundays are hoildays in a 30 days month beginning on Saturday, then how many working days are there in that month?**

A. 15

B. 18

C. 23

D. 25

Answer: C

**Sol.**

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.

**Q.16. If the first day of the year(other than the leap) was Friday, then which was the last of that year?**

A. Wednesday

B. Thursday

C. Friday

D. Sunday

Answer : C

**Sol.**

If the year is not a leap year, then the last day of the year is the same as the first day.

**Q.17. Today is Wednesday, What will be the day after 94 days?**

A. Monday

B. Wednesday

C. Friday

D. Sunday

Answer: B

**Sol.**

Every day of the weeks is repeated after 7 days. Hence if will be Wednesday, after 94 days.

**Q.18. If 1st Octomber is Sunday, then 1st November will be**

A. Wednesday

B. Friday

C. Sunday

D. Monday

Answer : A

**Sol.**

Clearly, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of Octomber are Sundays.

So 31st Octomber is Tuesday.

Therefore 1st November will be Wednesday.

**Q.19. Suganya went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today?**

A. Friday

B. Saturday

C. Tuesday

D. Thursday

Answer : B

**Sol.**

Clearly, nine days ago, it was Thursday.

Therefore today is Saturday.

**Q.20. What is the number of odd days in a leap year?**

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

Answer : B

**Sol.**

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.