Tips & Tricks And Shortcuts on Calendar

Best Tips & tricks and Shortcuts on calendar.

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

 Ques 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.

           DaysSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Number of odd days0123456

Correct option: B

 

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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.

Year20072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Number of Odd days12111211121

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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