Basic Calendar Problems Practice Questions Answers Test With Solutions & More Shortcuts
CALENDAR PRACTICE TEST [4  EXERCISES]
Basic Calendar Problems
Find A Day With Reference Day
Find A Day Without Reference Day
Finding A Week On Basis Of Another Week
Question : 1 C.G. PSC 2013
Which of the following is a leap year?
a) 2800
b) 1800
c) 2600
d) 3000
e) All of these
Answer »Answer: (a)
The century year which is completely divisible by 400, is a leap year.
Thus, the year 2800 is a leap year.
Question : 2 [U.P. PSC 2013]
The day on 18.09.1977 was Sunday A couple was married on this date. How many marriage anniversaries would fall on Sunday in the next 15 yr?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 5
d) 9
Answer »Answer: (b)
1977 is an ordinary year.
We know that the calendar of an ordinary year repeats after 6 yrs or 11 yrs.
Let us check for the number of odd days in 6th and 11th years.
Year  Number of odd days 
1978  1 
1979  1 
1980  2 
1981  1 
1982  1 
1983  1 
1984  2 
1985  1 
1986  1 
1987  1 
1988  2 
From the above table, Number of odd days from 18.09.1977 to 18.09.1983 = 7,
i.e., 0 odd days
It means that in 1983, 18th September would fall on Sunday.
From the above table, a number of odd days from 18.09.1977 to 18.09.1988 = 14
i.e., 0 odd days.
Now, it is clear that 2 marriage anniversaries would fall on Sunday in the next 15 yr.
Question : 3 S.N.A.P. 2012
How many Monday's are there in a particular month of a particular year if the month ends on Wednesday?
a) 4
b) 5
c) 3
d) Cannot be specified
Answer »Answer: (d)
There are months of 30, 31 and 28 days and last day of the month are Wednesday.
So, using 28 and 30 days, there are 4 Mondays.
Using 31 days, there are 5 Mondays
So, it cannot be specified.
Question : 4 C.G. PSC 2013
In a month of 31 days, third Thursday falls on 16th, then what will be the last day of the month?
a) 5^{th} Friday
b) 4^{th} Saturday
c) 5^{th} Wednesday
d) 5^{th} Thursday
e) None of these
Answer »Answer: (a)
Number of days left in the month after 16th = 31  16 = 15
Number of odd days = 15/7 = 2 weeks + 1 odd day
Therefore, Required day = Thursday + 1 odd day = Friday
As, 16th of the month is third Thursday, the day which is two weeks after this day is fifth Thursday.
So, one day after 5th Thursday is 5th Friday.
Question : 5
The calendar for the year 2007 will be the same for the year:
a) 2014
b) 2016
c) 2017
d) 2018
Answer »Answer: (d)
Count the number of odd days from the year 2007 onwards to get the sum equal to 0 odd days.
Sum = 14 odd days = 0 odd day.
Therefore, Calendar for the year 2018 will be the same as for the year 2007.
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