Calendar Reasoning - Calendar is one of the easiest chapters in reasoning to understand. SSC & Railway recruitment exams ask one or two questions from calendar topics. Questions on concepts of leap years, days are the ones generally asked in many recruitment exams. This is a chapter which has fixed concepts that come after refurbishing the values. However, the concept to solve questions from calendar topics remain the same. Check details of the type of calendar questions that are asked along with practice tests on this page.
Day asked on a particular date giving another one for the reference
Day asked without any reference
Learn the concepts of a leap year and odd days.
Learn shortcuts of odd days to save time.
Learn all three types of problems asked under the calendar.
Practice all the previous year questions related to the calendar.
Solving Reasoning Ability questions on the calendar is totally based on the number of odd days which we get as a remainder after converting all the days into weeks. Let’s us understand the concept of odd days by taking an example:-
A chart which shows odd days of every month in a year is as follows:-
*Note:- odd days in February depends upon the year,
if a year is not a leap year,l then odd days would be zero
If a year is a leap year then the number of odd days would be 1.
Q 1. If 22nd April 1982 was Thursday, then what day of the week was 3rd November 1982?
Q 2. If 30th June 1989 was a Friday, then what day of the week was 17th September 1993?
Q 3. If 26th February 2014 is on Wednesday, then what day of the week is on 14th July 2017?
Q 4. If 10th April 1963 was Wednesday, then what day of the week was 23rd August 1959?
Q 5. If 4th August 1996 was a Sunday, then what day of the week was 12th April 1992?
Q 6. If 1st January 2012 is on Sunday, then what day of the week is 1st January 2016?
Q 7. If 31st January 2012 is on Sunday, then what day of the week was 30th July 1993?
Q 8. It was Sunday on Jan 1, 2006. What was the day of the week Jan 1, 2010?
Q 9. What was the day of the week on 28th May 2006?
Q 10. What was the day of the week on 17th June 1998?
Q 11. What will be the day of the week 15th August 2010?
Q 12. Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be:
Q 13. On 8th Feb 2005, it was Tuesday. What was the day of the week on 8th Feb 2004?
Q 14. The calendar for the year 2007 will be the same for the year:
Q 15. Which of the following is not a leap year?
Q 16. If 20th January 2000 was a Thursday, then what day of the week was 26th February 1997?
Q 17. On which dates of March 2008 will a Sunday come?
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Correct)
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
None of these
3, 10, 17, 24, 31
7, 14, 21, 28
Q 18. If holidays are declared only on Sundays and 19th March in a particular year was a Sunday, is 23rd September a holiday in that year?
Yes, 23rd September is a holiday
23rd September is not a holiday (Correct)
Cannot be determined
23rd September is a holiday only if it is a leap year
Q 19. If today is Sunday, then what day of the week will be the 426th day from today?
Q 20. If today is Wednesday, what day will it be, 1 year and 10 days from today?
Cannot be determined (Correct)
Q 21. If the first day of the year 2005 is a Saturday, then what day of the week will be 1st January 2009?
Q 22. What day of the week will 1st January 2018 be, given that 1st January 2012 is a Saturday?
Q 23. Which year will have the same Calendar as that of 2002?
Q 24. Which year will have the same calendar as that of 2008?
Q 25. Which among the following years is a leap year?
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