In SSC CHSL exam, there will be 25 questions of general intelligence and 25 questions of quantitative aptitude in tier-1 exam. Clock and calendar based questions are common in both sections. These questions become very tricky and non-understandable most of the time because of the misinterpretation of date and time obtained by the candidates.
Therefore, the experts of www.jagranjosh.com have prepared some tips and short notes on this topic to boost the questions solving speed with basic preparation strategy in the exam hall. In this article, we have provided basic concepts to facilitate the calculation faster than the traditional methods. So, let us recall some important points those must be remembered during handling such questions –
SSC CHSL Tips: Important points regarding Calendar
SSC CHSL Tips: Important points regarding Clock
Example 1: Reena remembers that her brother Ravi’s birthday was after 15th but before 20th September, while her mother remembers that Ravi’s birthday was after 17th but before 19th September. On which date of September was Ravi’s birthday.
Solution: According to Reena and According to her mother:
According to both common days is 18th.
Hence, Ravi's birth was on 18th September.
Example 2: If 22nd August is Sunday, What day was on 22 days before?
Solution: Difference of No. of days = 22
No. of odd days = 1 [Because 22/7 = 3 + 1]
1 day before Sunday is Saturday. Hence, it will be Saturday before 22 days.
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