# Tricks And Shortcuts on Calendar

## Tips,Tricks and Shortcuts on Calendar

Here, you will find out all Important Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts on Calendar Question that will help you to solve Calendar Questions easily in Competitive Exams.

### Best  Tips , Tricks and Shortcuts on Calendar in Aptitude.

• The calendar starts on 1st January and ends on 31st December.  The year is classified into two types:
1. ordinary years (365 days)
2. Leap year (366 days).
• In an ordinary year, there are 365 days, which means 52 x 7 + 1, or 52 weeks and one day.
• Here, are easy tricks and tips on Calendar problems Learn tricks on calendar.
• There are 3 types of questions asked in exams

### Type 1: Calendar Tips and Tricks- To find the day of given date

Question 1. What was the day on 27th May 2006?

Options:

A. Monday

B. Saturday

C. Sunday

D. Friday

Solution:    27th May, 2006 = (2005 years + Period from 1.1.2006 to 27.5.2006)

To calculate number of odd days till 2000, we need

Number of odd days in 1600 years = 0

Number of odd days in 400 years = 0

Now, for calculating odd days in the next five years,

5 years = (4 ordinary years +1 leap year) = (4+2)

= 6 odd days

Now to calculate number of odd days from 1st January 2006 to 27th May 2006

January (31 days) + February (28 days because 2006 is an ordinary year) + March (31 days) + (April 30 days) + May 27 days = 147 days

Total number of odd days in 147 days = ((147/7) = 21 weeks+ 0 odd days

Total number of odd days in the entire period = 0 (1600 years) + 0 (400 years) + 6 (5 years) + 0 (Period from 1.1.2006 to 27.5.2006) = 6 odd days

As per the table, on 27th May 2006 the day was Saturday.

Days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
No. of Odd Days 0 1 2 3 4 5 6

Correct option: B

### Type 2: To find the day of the week for the given date when some other date or day is specified.

Question 1. It was a Saturday on 8th December 2007. What was the day on 8th Dec 2006?

Options:

A. Tuesday

B. Friday

C. Sunday

D. Saturday

Solution:     2006 was an ordinary year.

Therefore the number of odd   days in 2006 was = 1

Now, 8th Dec 2007 will be 1   day beyond the day on 8th   December 2006 due to one   odd day.

Since 8th December 2007 was Saturday, therefore, 8th December 2006 was Friday.

Correct option: B

### Type 3: Shortcuts Tips and Tricks of Calendar To -Identify the year having same calendar.

Question 1. Which year will have the same calendar as that of the year 2007?

Options:

A. 2017

B. 2018

C. 2019

D. 2012

Solution:   Count the number of odd days from the year 2007 onwards to get the sum equal to 0 odd day.
Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Odd Days   1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1

Sum = 14 odd days = 0 odd days

Therefore, calendar of the year 2018 will have the same calendar as that of the year 2007.

Correct option: B

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