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Question 1: Maximum gap between 2 successive leap years is: (d) 4 years (a) 10 years Solution 1 Observation: (b) 12 years (c) 8 years Leap years usually come once every 4 years Did we consider centuries that are not leap years? Current leap yearNext leap yearGap (in years) 2000 1992 1896 1904 1804 1996 1988 1892 1896 1796 4 years 4 years 4 years 8 years 8 years

Thus, maximum gap is 8 years Answer

Question 2: How many leap years does 100 years have? (a) 25 Solution 2. No. of Leap years (b) 24 (c) 4 (d) 27 100/4 25 However, since 100 is not divisible by 400 (25-1) 24 Leap years Answer

Question 3: Calendar year for 2007 is same as which of the following years? (a) 2018 (b) 2016 (c) 2013 (d) 2014 Solution 3. How to solve? Calculate No. of Odd days beginning from 2007 so as to get 0 Odd days 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2 No. of Odd days till end of year 2017 R[14/7] 0 Odd days Thus, Calendar year 2007 is same as year 2018 Answer

Question 4: Feb 29th, 2008 was a Friday. What day of the week lies on Feb 28th, 2009? (a) Saturday (b) Sunday (c) Monday (d) Tuesday Solution 4: Observation: Reference date given - Simply calculate No. of Odd days & add to Friday Counting no. of days from from Feb. 29th 2008 through Feb 28th 2009 365 days 1 Odd day It was Friday +1-Saturday on Feb 28th 2009 Answer

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