**1.)** January 1, 2005 was Saturday. What day of the week lies on Jan. 1, 2006?

**A**.) Wednesday

**B**.) Tuesday

**C**.) Saturday

**D**.) Sunday

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**Answer:** Option **D**

**Explanation:**

The year 2005 is an ordinary year. So, it has 1 odd day.

1st day of the year 2005 was Saturday.

1st day of the year 2006 will be 1 day beyond Saturday.

Hence, it will be Sunday.

**2.)** The last day of a century cannot be

**A**.) Monday

**B**.) Wednesday

**C**.) Friday

**D**.) Tuesday

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**Answer:** Option **D**

**Explanation:**

100 years contain 5 odd days.

Last day of 1st century is Friday.

200 years contain (5 x 2) 3 odd days.

Last day of 2nd century is Wednesday.

300 years contain (5 x 3) = 15 1 odd day.

Last day of 3rd century is Monday.

400 years contain 0 odd days.

Last day of 4th century is Sunday.

This cycle is repeated.

Last day of a century cannot be Tuesday or Thursday or Saturday.

**3**.) It was Monday on Jan 1, 2007. What was the day of the week Jan 1, 2011?

**A**.) Monday

**B**.) Friday

**C**.) Saturday

**D**.) Wednesday

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**Answer:** Option **C**

**Explanation:**

On 31st December, 2006 it was Sunday.

Number of odd days from the year 2007 to the year 2010 = (1 + 2 + 1 + 1) = 5 days.

On 31st December 2010, it was Friday.

Thus, on 1st Jan, 2011 it is Saturday.

**4**.) Today is Friday. After 57 days, it will be:

**A.)** Monday

**B**.**)** Tuesday

**C**.**)** Saturday

**D**.**)** Sunday

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**Answer:** Option **C**

**Explanation:**

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days.

So, after 56 days, it will be Friday.

After 57 days, it will be Saturday.

**5**.) Today is Sunday. After 94 days, it will be:

**A.)** Wednesday

**B**.) Sunday

**C**.) Tuesday

**D**.) Saturday

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**Answer:** Option **A**

**Explanation:**

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days.

So, after 91 days, it will be Sunday.

After 94 days, it will be Wednesday.