Clock and Calendar – Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers

There are some questions and answers based on Clock and calendar which are generally asked in various competitive examinations.

Clock and calendar are the basic instruments that are being used to measure time in different units.

CLOCK: a clock in a circular/square shaped instrument used to view/measure time I hours, minutes and seconds.

CALENDAR: The record of all the days of the year is given in the calendar. It shows the months, week and days in the year.


Q1. If today is Thursday, what will be the day on 363 days?
A. Sunday
B. Saturday
C. Thursday
D. None of these

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Answer: D –

Q2. Today is Wednesday, what will be the day after 84 days?
A. Monday
B. Tuesday
C. Wednesday
D. Sunday

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Answer: C – Everyday of the week is repeated after 7 days. Hence, it will be Wednesday after 84 days.

Q3. The day before the day before yesterday is three days after Saturday. What day is it today?
A. Tuesday
B. Wednesday
C. Thursday
D. Friday

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Answer: D – Three days after Saturday is Tuesday and Tuesday is a day before a day before yesterday So, yesterday is Thursday. Hence, today is Friday.

Q4. If January 1 is a Friday, what is the first day of the month of March in a leap year?
A. Tuesday
B. Wednesday
C. Thursday
D. Friday

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Answer: A – Total number of days from January 1 to March 1 = 31 + 39 + 1 = 61 days>br> (February in leap years = 29 days) = 61/7 = 8 weeks and 5 odd days
So, the fifth day from Friday = Tuesday.

Q5. In a month of 31 days, third Thursday falls on 16th. What will be the last day of the moth?
A. 5th Friday
B. 4th Saturday
C. 5th Wednesday
D. 5th Thursday

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Answer: A – Friday will fall on 3, 10, 17 , 24, 31 So, it will be 5th Friday on 31st.