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(Key and Solutions for AfMCAT1320)

SECTION-I
1. 0 2. A 3. S 4. A
5. 8

6.
7.

C

8.

A 0

9. B 10. C

11. A 12. 0 13. 0 14. C
15. C

16. 0 17. A 18. C
19. 8 20. 8

21.. D
22.8

26. D
27. C

23. 0 24. A 25 .. 0

28. 8
29. 8 30. A

SECTION-U
1.

2. 3.
4

0 A A
8 C

6. 7.

0
8

11. A 12. A

16. 0

8. 9

0
C

13. B
14 C 15. A

17. 8 18. D 19 C
20. C

21. B 22. A

26. B 27. D

5.

10. 0

23. C 24 C 25. D

28. S
29. 8 30. A

Solutions
SECTlON-i
Solutions 1. for questions 1 to 15:

t, + t6" 1 + 11 " 12. Also 12 + Is ~ 3+9 ~ 12 ~ t~+

to ~

5 +7

24~ < 577 < 25' :. The required number is 625 - 577 = 48.

Choice (0)

2.

.'.In anyAP .. ', +'0" '2+ '0-'" 13+'.-2" '.+ 1,0,,)_. Note that sum of the suffixes IS always n + 1. ((1 '" n). (2 ... n - 1). (3 + n - 2), etc.) Since there are 43 terms in the A.P. given. t, + to; = 111 ... /;; Sum of an AP. " No. of telTl1s)<(average of lirsl and last tsnns)

=
'~ T~W .. Q

{"~n]"

4f1-;t43}

43[rl'~133 ] = 2967
Choice (A)

=> I", + 133"

2967 x2,,69x2,,138

43

S

v

R

5.

Given that P"

Fa -lb

(a> b) and a-b"

1

Let PQRS be the square and T, U, V, W be the midpoints of the sides of the square When midpoints of a square are joined to form new quadrilateral. the quadrilateral will again be a square. PR = 20 em

As a and b are two consecutive positive integers, we have

2.=.[i dE ::,P+ .2_=2.[iand e- 2.=-2lb p p p

=>

PO = 1012 em = 2PU PU~ 10[ = 512 , pT = 5./2 . TU~ ~(5./2) + (5./2)
=

..(P+*)(p-* )=-4~
Choice (8) Let the distance between P and 0 be s, p~)(
......60

The area of square 3.

tuwv

10

6.

= 10' = 100 sq. em. Choice (A)

~ -+ ~(x-60)~

Q

Let the number of one rupee, f:illy-paise and twenty-five paise coins be a. band c respectively. Given, 100a . 50b: 25c ~ 5 : 6 : 7 =O>8'b'c=5 12 28

P

-<--{x -40)

~A

_

...... 40

-+

Q

., b ,,12x135 45
4.

= 36

Choice (8)

The ratio of distances, which is equal to the ratio of speeds, covered ~ A and B must be ths same at the time of the 1" and '2n meetings

2 In an arithmetic progression, sum of terms equidistant from the mean is always a constant. For example, consider the A.P. 1.3,5,7,9,1·1 1,=1,16~11.

So =

_'l_[t, + In_,]

VAt =VA Val VB ~= x - 60

= d",
dB

2x-40

x+40

=0>

120x _ 2400

= x2 - 60x ... 40)( - 2400 => x " 140 m

cncice (e)

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From the graph. it can be seen that at x ~ " y ~ 0 .'. Option A and D are ruled out. At x ~ 0, in the graph, y is positive and equal to t. .', Option B is also ruled out. c. y ~ Lx -11 is the graph. Choice (Al Let I::. be area of ABeD. Jl.les BOC,BAD, ABC, AOC. Sum of areas = 2Jl. Jl.les A_XD, BXe, eXD, OXA. Sum of areas ~ II ales AXF, FXD, DXH, HXC, CXE, EXB,BXG, GXA. Sum of areas ~ II .'.Total sum of areas of all the triangles = 2Jl. + 11 + 6.= 4Jl. :.1::., = 46. Jl.,~6.~ Alternative ~~4.

8.

Let AG represent the part of the pole chopped off AB. Gi~enAG =4 m For the distance between the tops to remain the same, FH should oe equat to ED . In other words, if the decrease in the heights of the two poles is of the same magnitude, the distance AE = GF. => AG ~ EF ~ 4m. :. The taller pale should also be chopped off by 4m from the top, i.e., 23 m Irom base. Choice (D)

13. 30% ~ 20%

2.
10

~..:!.

5

82

Solution:

The square A8CD is exactly equal to the sum of the eight small triangles observed (MGX, llGBX, .., . .,.,J Each small triangle (say MGXj is part of exactly four observec lriangles, including itself, (llAGX, MBX, MOB and llABC). Hence, each small triangle will be counted four times in the process of adding all the triangles observed. Hence, required ratio will be 4, Choice (D) 9. As in 60 seconds ~rd of the lank is filled, in 30 seconds 14.

Selling Price Cost Price 30% lass 10 7 20% profit 5 6 Since selling price is the same, Cost Price Selling Price 30% loss 60 42 20% profit @ ±2 l!§ M. c. Together,he bought both articles at ~95 and sold at ,84. :. Loss % ~ .!.!.xl00

95

~ 11.58%

Choice(Dl

3

_1_rd of the tank Will be filled, 3
-. The remaining part . r.e., 1- ~ 3

No of factors of N " a" bq d where a. b, c are prime numbers is n = (p + 1) (q +1) (r+ 1). :. Each part of this expression corresponds to a prime factor. Now20~19+ 1=(1 +1.)(9+ 1)~(1 +1')(1 + 1)(4+1) The number can be of the form ,,1~, b~,abc' e. It can have at most 3 prime factors, Choice (C)

,,2-rd 3

of the tank is filled in 30 seconds, Choice (B)

10, 4n + X = (n + 1) x 7 ( X = 3n + 7 11.

15. Let the two numbers be ah and bll where II is the HCF of the numbers and a, bare cc-prirnes. LCM (all, bhl ~ 8bh And their HCF is h. Given that, ah bh

ChOice (c)

"'.! = k

225= 3x 3x5x5 =lx5x5x9 =lx3x5xl5 =" 1 x 3 x 3 x 25 =lxl x15x15 =lxlx5x45 =lxlx3x75 = 1 x 1 x 9 x 25 1 x 1 x 1 x 225 The sum af the ages can be 3 .. 3 ;. 5 ,. 5 16 1+5+5+9=20 1+3+5"'5=24 1 + 3 + 3 + 25 =32 """" ~ (A) 1 + 1 + 15 + 15 ~ 32 - - - - - (B) 1 +1 .. 5 ,. 45 = 52 1 ... 1 ... 3 of 75 = 80 1 + 1 + 9 .. 25" 36 1 + 1 + 1 .. 225 = 228 Except cases (A) and (8) for other cases, we can find out the exact ages. c. the age of the youngest son must be 1 year. Choice (A)

ah + bh = abl! + ",,(a-l)(b-l)=O=>a~ Leta>b=b~1 ". k~

n = eb-:

b

a-

b +1=0 1 orb: 1

b 1 r, k is always a natural number. Solutions 16. Bank SBI ICICI PNB lOBI Carrara Bank Bank of Baroda Bank of India Union Bank 01 India Total Assels for questions 16 to 1 B:

-~-'-~a

OJ

OJ

Choice (e)

=

=

J Sales 12

11" 460071"
38840

12< 153435 < 13 12355 126419 12<:---<:13 10126 81441 ~ 23 341.1 12 <12 -c 110305 8757 94664 7521 < 13
-c

12.

I :~ :__::::-:r:t
E

13

m

13 < 95004

< 14

6901
72442. -13 __ 5574 Choice (D)

B

8m

C

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Tax paid (in <: crore) 5443 -4304 1139 2664 -2005" 659 1709 -1410 =

% of Cash profit = 1139 xl00 5443 659 2664 1709

--

10

<

155 -, 0-7-5 ~

(1+7~8) -?[1~+-1:-::5=-5 "') "1 1075 and 2002-03

=20.93%
=24,74%

768

»ioo

To compare values in 2000"01 1075x778 =17.50% 1193x715 _

PNB Canara Bank Bank of India lOBI Union Bank of India Bank of Baroda .', 4077% lB.

299
1433 -1109" 324 574 - 340" 234 400307 =93

299 xl00

G~:)_

(1+~)

(1193) 1075

- (1+~) 1075

324 xl 00 = 22.61 % 1433 234 xl 00 = 40,77% 574 ~xl00=2325% 400 ~xl00=19.12%

.. __62_< ~
'715

1075'

[1+7~~ :<01
1+~ 1075

c. The percentage is the least in the year 2000·01. Choice (B) 21. If in 2002-03, the percentage of male, female, child and contract workers are 48%. 10%, 30% and 12% respectively, then the resulting wage per day would be 48% of 197+19% of 82 + 30% 0161 + 12% of 96" <'132.58. The existing average wage per day IS 'n58. ,·.Percentage difference =158~~~258)<100 = 16.09% Choice (D) Solutions 22. cr for questions

889-719= 170
930 -677 =

889

253
is the highest %

253 xl00 930

= 27.2%

Choice (A)

Combined Net Profit of the banks in 2005 "4303 + 2005 + 1410 + 1109 + 677 + 340 + 307 + 710 " RS.l0,871 cr In 2006, the combined Net Profit increases by 20% c. Net Profit in 2006 " 10,871 • 1.2 Average Net Profit in 2006

22 to 26:

=

10,871x12 8

~;!

._"

1630,65

Net Profil of Canara Bank in 2005 = ~11 09 or c. To be equal to Average Net Profit in 2006. the Net Profit of canara Bank should Increase by 1630.65-1109 xl00 1109 -47% Choice (C) Solutions 19. for questions 19 to 21:

Since the average wage per manday for 'All workers' is known along with the corresponding: figure for Male workers, Female workers, Child workers a.nd Contract workers, the percentage of Female workers can be found from the given data. 138" 166x + 73y + 88' 0,02% + 81 x 20% (1) where x & yare the respective percentages of male & female workers, Also x + y+ 0.02% + 20% = 100% ... ,... ,(2) ~ x + Y= 79,98% Solving. Y" 11;.81% -1.2% Choice (9) Pr ovident Total Fund Expenses

Let the price 01 an apple, banana and mango be ~x, ~y and respectively. Given that, 2x+8y+4z" 200 ... ",,,.,,, ... (1) 3x+ 12y+ 11z = 330 " ..... ",.,(2) We have to find out12x + 48y + 40z. (1) x 3 => 6x + 24y +12z = 600 " .. (3) (2)x2 ~ 6x+24y+ 12z= 600 " .. (4) (4) - (3) 10z" 60 .',z" 6 From (3) 6x + 24y" 600 - 72 " 528 ,. 12x + 48y + 40z = 2 (528) + 40(6) =1296 Choice (9)

=

23.

The compound interest on P at
IS

1~~-C 2) d6
+

a

rate of "/0 p a for 2 years

and Ihe simple Interest is ~~~ ,

The difference is

p(

1~0

r

.', p(160r

"10648
= ~86 000 ' Choice (D)

20.

Cost of Production Fund Expenses" LaboureD,! Total cost of Production 24.

~ P = 1,06,48,000 121

" Provident

Labour Cost

11,53% of 7,84% 2000-01 10.75% of 778% 2001-02 12,30% of 7,68% 2002·03 11.93% 017.15% Clearly, 1075.778 < 1'153 x 784, .', Percentage in 2000·01 is less than that in 1999·200. To compare the values in 2000·01 and 2001·02,

1999-2000

~

If x ,. 4 and y > 2 JI + y" 6 i.e., x» 6 - Y.

Choice (A)

25.

Tap A was open for the first 15 minutes, before tap C is opened. ~ 40 Before C is opened, Tap 'B' was opened for 5 minutes. '.Part 01 the tank ftlled by tap 8 .'.Part of the tank filled by tap A"

1075x778 _ [ ;~: : _
1230x768 1230 1075

(1+~)
Education

_

=

60

5

- (1 + 155) 1075

After 'C' is opened remaining part of the tank left to be filled 15 " 1- ( 40

+

5) 60

65 "120'

When A, 8, C operate together,

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In one minute.s

1 40

+ 60 + 100

1

1

15+10+6 600

31 600

Solution 30,

for question

30:

The data is tabulated below . Failed Average marks _(Percentage) Number of students 30 1(65 - 50)/1 Total 50 Passed 65 (50 - 30)n

.: Time taken to fill the remaining part of the tank 65 ~ 120 = 65x5 = 325 = 10~mlnutes.

31

31

31

31

600 Alternate solution: Let the three pipes together be opened for x minutes Then A was opened for x ... 15 minutes. B for x ... 5 minutes and c for )( minutes. .', x+15 40

(The number of students who passed as a fraction of the total number is (50-30)n~~ (65-30)n

7

or 400%~57.2.% 7 7

+

x+5 60

+ __::_~1
100 Choice {OJ

c;;;,x"

10~ 31

AII.ernative solution: Let the total number of students be 100 and )( of them passed the test. Aoco rdin 9 to th e pro blem x65+(lDD-x)30 ~5D

100
26 . 1029 1030 256 x 4 1023 can be chan ed to 1025'1026'255x4'1019 9 1029 1030 1024 1023 1025' 1026' 1020' 1019 canberewrittenasl"'~, 1025 1+~, 1026 1+~, 1020 1+~ 1019 65x + 3000 - 30x " 5000 35. ~ 2000 x= 400 ~57..!.

7

7
of the students passed the test Choice (A)

.".The

percenlage

Clearty, 1 + _4_ is greater than the rest since has the 1019 smallest denominator. Choice (D) Solutions 27, for questions 27 to 29: value of Consumer electronics + 15200 +16800 in the

" 57.2.% 7

Average Production given period A~ A
se

11200 +11.950 +12700+13800

Difficulty level wise summary· Section I Level of Difficulty Questions VelY Easy Easy 1,9,10.24,26 2, 3,4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15,16,17, Medium 18,20,21,22,23,25,28.30 1.1,19,27,29 Difficult Very D,fficult SECTION-II Solutions for questions 1 and 2:

6
13608 cr

Year Deviation 1999-2000 111200 - 136081 "= 2408 2000-01 111950-136081'" 1658 2001-02 112700-136081 = 908 2002-03 113800-136081 ~ 192 2003-04 115200-136081 = 1592 2004-05 116800 - 1360BI ~ 3192 The deviation is the minimum in the year 2002-03 Choice (C) 28. Categories Percentage change in production value from 2002-03 to 2003-04

1.

a:

b:

c:
d:

e: 2. a: b:

While 'interact' logically takes the preposition 'with' the same cannot go with 'live' - the sentence refers to the world we live ill not with. The comma is missing after virtual. Hence, (a) is incorrect. (b) :is co rreet. the indefinite article 'a' should replace "the' before passport to parallel 'a birth certificate'. Hence (e) is incorrect. 'License' is wrongly spell. The comma is missing "fter 'However', 'Faked' is used erroneously in place of the adjective 'fake' Hence (d) is incorrect. (e) is correct. Choice (D)

Consumer Electronics 15200 -13800 x 1.00 ~ 10.14% 13800 Computers CommunicatJons& BIO adcas ting Equipment Strategic Electronics

(a) should be corrected to read 'hundreds of priests' or
few hundred priests'. Hence, (a) is incorrect. In (b) 'deities' is spelt erroneously Hence. (b) is incorrect. Has a tense inconsistency. 'Carry' can be replaced by 'carried" to parallel 'performed' in. (a). The phrase "surrounded by police personnel' needs commas before and after it s·inceit is a parenthetical expression. Hence, (c) is incorrect. (d) is illogical. It can be corrected to read 'swaying them rhythmically' or oy dropping 'them'. Hence, (d) is incorrect (e) 'is correct. Choice (A)
'8

6800-4250x100"
4250 5350-4800x100" 4800

60%

c:

11,.48%

2750 -2500)<1 00 = 10%
2500

d:

Highest % change occured in case of Computers. Choice (B) 29, Average Production value for all categories excluding consumer electronics, in the given period. " (3750 + 4000 + 4500 + 5550 + 6100 + 8300 + 2500 ... 3400 3550 + 4250 + 6800 + 8800 + 4000 + 4500 ... 4500 4800 + 5350 ... 4800 + 1450 + 1750 + 1600 + 2500 + 2750 ... 3000)124 = 4279 - 4280 cr Choice (B)

e:
Solutions

for questions

:3 to 6: notes for RC:

Number of words and Explanatol)' N·umber of words '·484 3,

The passage explores the dynamics of the relationships market for a certain ethnic group and "t.he problem" and "'the possibility" of reducing the marriage gap. Choice (A) best reflects this discussion.

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Choice (8) is limited in scope. No "consequence" as highlighted in choice (C) is 01 concern ,in the passage, Choice (D) is also limited in scope Choice (A) 4. The passage clearly states that "black men are in short supply" hence the "options" are worse for black women. This the represented in choice (8) Choice (8) "Incarceration" "educationally lag" and "dimmer economic prospects", find mention in the passage. So choices (A). (B) and (0) are true. Choice (C) Refer to the third para from the end, The word "compatible" in the passage corresponds to "protesslonat" 'coworker', "college classmate" ".which points to choice (0) as the answer. Choice (A) is antfhetical to the author's argument. Choice (8) is unwarranted, CMice (C) adds no value as such. Hence (D) is the answer Choice (0) for questions 7 and 8:

5.

13. We need to work backward to arrive at the answer. (C) and (D) do not fit the blank. 'Concurrent' refers to things happening or e)(isting at the same time and 'recurrent' means 'happening over and over'. The sentence is about the layout of cities in the physical sense. 'Around' airports leads us to the conclusion that the circles cannot be 'widening' 'Arrayed' flts the blank best for the first blank as it means 'arranging in a pleasing manner' (in this context), Choice (B) Solutions for questions t 4 to 16:

6.

Given, Preetam VISited more cities than Sunil. ~ Preetam visited two cities and Sunil visited one city i.e. Mumbai. Also given that Akhil did not visit KolKata [but visited Chennai), ~ Manish, Preetam and Varun visited Kojkata. From the remaining three visits (among the 8 visits) it is given that Manish visited two cities and 8angalore is one of them. Also Varun VISited the same Cities as Manlsh. As Delhi must be visited by a! least one, Preetam visited Delhi. AKhH Manish Preetam Sunil varun 14. 15. Preetam vlsts Dalhl. Bangaloreis the required city. Chennai Bangalore, Kolkata Delhi, Kolkala Mumbai Bangalore, Kolkata Choice

Solutions 7.

(0) introduces the topic - a poor quality end·of"life, There is an obvious link with (e) continuing with 'a decent quality of life in the final months' we have (be) as a sequence. (d) provides some of the reason for a slow decline, (d) follows (e). More people finding that a slow decline is inevitable is a universal phenomenon. Hence (c) follows, (a) concludes with emp h asls 0 n easy access to pain relief and reliab Ie care. The correct sequence is bedca Choice (B) The progression in this passage :is from the general to the specific. (b) follows (e) continuing with the idea of 'time weighing heavily' with 'Boredom'. We have a link eb (e) follows (d) logically' - linked by the name 'Den' (d) follows (b) paralleling 'ftair and wit' with 'interesting" rich people form the category to be entertained, thus (e) explains (a), We have the sequence aebdc Choice (0) for questions 9 to 11: notes for RC:

8.

(el

Choice (A) Choice (D)

16. Only Sunil visited Mumbai.
Solution 17. for question 17:

Solutions Number

of words and Explanatol')l 449

Number of words' 9.

The penultimate para mentions that the characteristics that made 'her" ripe for conversion 10 messianic sect Option (A) can be ruled out as 'inclined to revolt' is not mentioned in the passaqe. OptioJl (B) can be ruled out because of the expression 'innocent' as only passionate youngsters are prone to conversion, Option (C) is correct, as 'conversion to fancy religion' is religious experimentation. The last sentence of the passage refers to this and renders this option correct. Option (0) is incorrect. Choice (C)

10. The latter part of the A - 'rack of trust' - is incorrect. In option B,'with imperious control' renders it Jnapt. In option C, the latter part 'adherence' to authority renders it
incorrect

Option 0 is correct as the third sentence in para 2 refers to "she cannot conceive of a life ..".blrthrlght." Choice (D) 11. In para 2 the author refers to, "It fills her .... grown up in. a religion where love was conditional" """,practice "",", This conditional response is referred to as 'in a Skinner box.' Skinner experimented wit,h a rat in a box. As a result of certain condition (pulling the lever in the box, the rat would get the reward as a result). Here love is based on condifional response (adherence to dogma). Choice (A) for questions 12 and 13:

=

Prasad", 1 Ouereshi .. 2 Ranjeet", 3 Santosh .. 4 Using statement A alone Ouereshi " 3, 4, 2 :;. Quereshi " 1 Similarly Ranjeel ;< 3, 4, ~Ranjeet" 2 Since Santosh l' 1, 2, 4 ~ Santosh e 3 ~ Prasad" 4 Statement A alone is sufficient. Using statement B alone: Santosh ~ 1. 2. 4 ~ Santosh « 3 => Prasad l' 1, 2,3 => Prasad" 4 Ouereshi .. 2, 3, 4 Quereshi " 1 => Ranjeet " 2 Statement 8 alone is also sufficient .'. Either statement alone is sufficient to answer. Choice (8) for questtons 18 to 20: notes for RC:

Solutions

N umber of words and Explanatory N umber of words, 443 18.

Solutions 12.

(C) does not fit the context. for the fins! btanK. It indicate physical boundaries and lines rather than the essence of a place. Of the options for blank 2, 'renovated' refens to old structure made anew and doesn't apply to a city. (0) does not fit the context. To generate is to produce. (Bl does not fit the blank as a city cannot be generated. 'Create' meaning 'to bring in to existence' result in' or ·to be the cause of lits the second blank perfectly. Choice (A) Institute of Management Education

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19. The tone of (A) ami (8) are not laudatory. They can be eliminated. Since the reference is to incidents and incomparable experiences. (C) fits the context best. The correct answer is (C). Choice (C) 20. From the passage it is clear that the author empathizes with the natives living in deprivation. In t:his context, (b) and (c) qualify to be the sober recognitions This is further supported by the suthor's observation of the waiter who is presumably grateful. Choice (C) for questions 21 and 2.2: 25. 21. The paragraph paints the picture of a dutiful wife. Nothing has upset the applecart yet. So. the sudden change of tone to a negative one in (D). does not fit here nor is the conciliatory effort of the husband in (C) relevant as yet. (A) would fit more as an introduction to a paragraph rather than a sumrrinq-up. (8) is the better option, as it complements and completes her set ot 'duties' as a soldier's wife Choice (8) Remember that 'Dana' 'describes' the ·type' here (A) fits best,'clotnes· to fit the 'periphery' of the 'famous circle' to which the 'elder sister' might belong. They have nothing 10 their credit', hence the 'careers' are gelling nowhere. All the other choices fit in vary.ing degrees. but (8) is more of an observation than a description, (C) is positive too soon and (0) is quite a repetition of the penultimate sentence, Choice (A) for questions 23 and 24:

=> =>

Rajni is elder to Ra.ni Rajni is older than Rama

But Rajni is younger than Rama [··Rani is not older than Rajl~i, RaJoi can not be older than Rama] Hence assumption is wrong. :. Rani is younger than Rama Rama Is older than Rajni => Rani older than Ramya .', Rama is the oldest of all. Choice (C) Solutions for questions 25 and 26:

Solutions

22.

Option (A) 'uses 'pass' 10 mean a paper or card to obtain entry to a place. It is correct. Option (8) uses 'pass' to mean a path through or over a mountsln. It is correct Option (C) uses 'pass out' to mean completion of training. It is correct. Option (0) does not use 'pass' correctly, Pass away means to 'die' It indicates the death of a physical body. Memories have to do with the mind and emotions. The correct usage would have been to use 'pass' without 'away'. ego "Bad times / memories will pass". In, Ihe case of memories we could also say "Bad memories will fade away". Choice (D) Option (A) uses 'score' correctly to mean the number of points made by a team in a game/match. Option (C) uses 'score' to indicate a group ot 20. It is correct. Option (D) uses 'score' to mean the compositions or the music written for a lilm. It is correct. Option (8) does not use 'score' correctly. The laad needs to be 'ploughed' before seeds are sown. In the verb formtscore' means to scratch or to make a cut, which is relevant in the context of a tree or a rock but not land. Choice (8) for queslions 27 10 29:

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23. Assume Suresh is in chair 1 and Mahesh is in chair 4. Suresh

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Mahesh :. Ravi is In chair 3. Ajay is the medicine student. Harry is opposite to the medicine siudent. Therefore, Ajay and Harry are opposite to each other and they are sitting in chairs 2 and 5~ Science student is opposite the medicine student. Therefore, Harry is the science student. Ajay cannot be in chair 5 because the science student is to the right of the MatM student and Ra.vi ,IS not the Maths student. Therefore, Ajay sits in chair 2 and Harry In chair 5. Suresh Ajay / Medicine

There are 1 i students in total From stalement (vi), each college sent a different number of students. Our task is to find out 4 numbers which are different from each other and whose total is 11. This is possible only with 1, 2, 3 and 5. Statemenl (:Ii): Only J and K were sent by R. This implies Ihat R is the college which sent only 2 students. Colleqe Number of students Names of students R 2 J K

1

3

5

Statement (iv): Girls came from more number of colleges than boys did. There is one college "R" which sent only boys. In the remaining 3 colleges. all of them could not send boys. Girls might have come from at most 3 colleges (P, Q and S). This implies that boys have come from less. than 3 colleges. R is not the only college which has sent boys as there are 4 more boys. Number of colleges, that sent boys, is greater than 1 and less than 3. This implies that the number is 2. That is, just one college sent all the remaining 4 boys It means that. the college which has sent 5 students sent these 4 boys. Colleqe Number of students R 2 J K

1

;3

Mahesh As Harry is to the right of the Maths student the maths student sits in chair 6. which can be filled by the only student remaining, who is Ramesh. Chclce (e) 24. 1) Rama. > Rajni. => Rani> Ramya 2) Rani> Rama => Rajni " Rani" Rarna 3) Rama> Rani => Rani" Rajni => Rama" 4) Ralni > Rarna => Rani" Rajni ,. Rama Let us assume Rani is older than Ram .. Institute 01 Management Fax: Names of stud e nts

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This also implies that 2 colleges. which sent 1 and 3 students sent only girls. Rani" Rajni Statement (i): A and E are the only girls from their respective colleges. This implies that they don't belong to the college Which has sent 3 students/girls.

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28. As per the final tabla, college Q sent the maximum number of students. Choice (8) 29. It can be observed that I, 3 and 4 are correct. Choice (8) says that C and 0 are the only girls sent by their colleges, whereas C, D and 8 are the girls sent. by college S. Choice (B) is not true. Choice (B) for question

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Statement (vl: S sent more girls than P, which did not send any

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students. College Number of students P 1

It is clear that statement B follows C - while C refers to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, 8 elaborates on the film, DIs linked 10 B - the optl m ism and reference to intell igent computers in 0 links to HAL's abilities mentioned in 8. II IS dear that A can come only after C B 0 but while C B 0 talk about the movie and what seemed possible by the year 2001, statement A brings us to the reality witnessed in that year. Hence it begins a new Idea and IS the oeginning of the next para and not a part of ths para mads up of C 8 D. Choice (A) Difficultv level wise summarv· Section /1 Leva I of Oifficu ltv Q uestlo ns VetyE'asy Easy 5,25,26 Medium 4,9, 10,12,13, 14,15,16" 19,21,23 1,2,3,6,7,8, 11,17, 18,20,22,24, Difficult 27,28,29,30 Vety Difficult

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College S sent three girls

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