**Question: **If the first day of the year (other than on a leap year) was Monday, then which was the last day of the year?

A Tuesday

B Wednesday

C Sunday

D Monday

**Answer: Monday**

Aspect |
Leap Year |
Non-Leap Year |

Number of Days |
366 days | 365 days |

Leap Day |
February 29th | February 28th |

Occurrence |
Every 4 years, with some exceptions | Every year that is not a multiple of 4, or multiples of 100 but not 400 |

Purpose |
To keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical year | Maintains a standard 365-day calendar |

Months |
Same months as a non-leap year | Same months as a leap year |

Calendar Accuracy |
Better reflects Earth’s orbit around the Sun | Slightly less accurate for astronomical alignment |

Notable Leap Years |
· 2020
· 2024 · 2028 · 2032 |
· 2021
· 2022 · 2023 · 2025 |

Significance |
Adjusts the calendar to account for the extra 0.2422 days in the Earth’s orbit | Provides a consistent calendar year |