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Question

If the 9th of a month is 2 days earlier than Saturday, what day will be on the 26th of that month.

A

Sunday.

B

Friday.

C

Tuesday.

D

Wednesday.

Soln.
Ans: a

2 days earlier than Saturday will be Thursday. So day 9 of that month is Thursday. Number of days between 26 and 9 is 17. Since 17 = 2 X 7 + 3, so excess days are 3. So we can count the day to Sunday

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