Question of The Day26-11-2020

If year 2000’s Gandhi Jayanti was on Tuesday, then on which day is the Christmas day of the next year. (Actual days on dates may vary)

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) Thursday

Explanation :

According to question:

2 October 2000 = Tuesday

As 2001 is a non-leap year

⇒ Number of odd days between 2 October 2000 and 2 October 2001 = 365 – (52 * 7) = 1

⇒ 2 October 2001 = Tuesday + 2 = Thursday

Number of days between 2 October 2001 and 25 December 2001 (Christmas day) = 29 + 30 + 25 = 84

⇒Remainder \(({84 \over 7})\)=0

Therefore, there are 0 odd days

Thus, 25 December 2001 (Christmas day) = Thursday + 0 = Thursday

Hence, (c) is the correct answer.

Such type of question is asked in various government exams like SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC CPO, SSC CHSL, RRB JE, RRB NTPC, UPSC CDS, UPSC NDA etc.

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