# Reading a Calendar (2)

In this worksheet, students study a month-by-month calendar and answer questions about it.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Time Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

A calendar shows the days and dates of each month of the year.

This changes every year.

Here is an example showing the days and dates in December 2012.

The first day of the month is Saturday 1st December.

The 12th December falls on a Wednesday.

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 31st December fall?

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On what day does the 10th December fall?

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week is Christmas day in 2012?

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many days are there in December?

Are there more Fridays or Saturdays in December 2012?

more Fridays

more Saturdays

same number

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Luigi is flying to Italy on Christmas Eve and flies back exactly a week later.

On what day does he fly back?

Tuesday

Monday

Sunday

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jill is coming to stay on 30th November and is leaving the next day.

On what day of the week is she leaving?

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

What is the date on the last Monday in December?

31st December

25th December

17th December

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week is New Year's Day 2013?

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many December days fall on a weekend in 2012?

• Question 1

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 31st December fall?

Monday
Mon
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 31 and then look left along the row to find the day.
• Question 2

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day does the 10th December fall?

Monday
Mon
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 10 and then look left along the row to find the day.
• Question 3

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week is Christmas day in 2012?

Tuesday
Tues
EDDIE SAYS
Locate the 25 and then look left along the row to find the day.
• Question 4

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many days are there in December?

31
EDDIE SAYS
If you count the days in December you will find that the first date in December is 1st and the last day in December is the 31st. This means that there are 31 days in December. Remember the rhyme: 30 days have September, April, June and November, all the rest have 31 except February which has 28.
• Question 5

Are there more Fridays or Saturdays in December 2012?

more Saturdays
EDDIE SAYS
To work out this answer count the 'Friday' row and the 'Saturday' row. Friday has 4 dates (7th, 14th, 21st and 28th) and Saturday has 5 dates (1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th). So the answer must be Saturday.
• Question 6

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Luigi is flying to Italy on Christmas Eve and flies back exactly a week later.

On what day does he fly back?

Monday
EDDIE SAYS
Christmas Eve is on a Monday, so he would fly back a week later on the following Monday.
• Question 7

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

Jill is coming to stay on 30th November and is leaving the next day.

On what day of the week is she leaving?

Saturday
Sat
EDDIE SAYS
Remember the rhyme: 30 days have September, April, June and November, all the rest have 31 except February which has 28. The date after the 30th of November is 1st December, which on this calendar is a Saturday.
• Question 8

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

What is the date on the last Monday in December?

31st December
EDDIE SAYS
Look across the Monday row to find the last Monday date.
• Question 9

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

On what day of the week is New Year's Day 2013?

Tuesday
Tues
EDDIE SAYS
New Year's Eve is Monday, December 31st, so New Year's day would be Tuesday.
• Question 10

Look at the calendar below to answer the question.

How many December days fall on a weekend in 2012?

10
EDDIE SAYS
To work this one out, count the number of dates in the 'Saturday' and 'Sunday' rows. These are also the numbers in red.
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