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Permutation Problems

# Permutation Problems

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# GENERAL APTITUDE TEST-1

Name: …………………………………………. Roll No. ……………….

1 In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'LEADING' be arranged in such a way that the vowels always come together? A) 360 B) 480 C) 720 D) 5040 E) None of the above

2 Atul has 9 friends ; 4 males and 5 females. In how many ways can he invite them, if he wants

to have exactly 3 females in the invites ? A) 160 B) 240 C) 10 D) 16 E) None of the above

3 How many numbers can be formed from 2,3,4,5,6 (without repetition), when the digit at tens

place must be greater than that in the hundreds place ? A) 120 B) 60 C) 85 D) 65 E) 80

4 A box contains 2 white balls, 3 black balls and 4 red balls. In how many ways can 3 balls be drawn from the box, if at least one black ball is to be included in the draw? A) 32 B) 48 C) 64 D) 96 E) 84

5 In how many ways can a group of 5 men and 2 women be made out of a total of 7 men and 3 women? A) 63 B) 90 C) 126 D) 45 E) 135

6) How many 4-letter words with or without meaning, can be formed out of the letters of the word, 'LOGARITHMS', if repetition of letters is not allowed? A) 40 B) 400 C) 5040 D) 2520 E) 3230

7) A teacher is making a multiple choice quiz. She wants to give each student the same questions, but have each student's questions appear in a different order. If there are twenty-seven students in the class, what is the least number of questions the quiz must contain? A) 4 B) 5 C) 10 D) 6 E) 8

8) A coach must choose five starters from a team of 12 players. How many different ways can the coach choose the starters? A) 790 B) 792 C) 785 D 795 E) None of the above

9) In how many ways can 3 different vases be arranged on a tray? A) 3 B) 4 C) 5 D) 6 E) 7

10 A question paper has 5 multiple choice questions and 5 true or false questions. Each multiple choice question is provided with 3 choices. Find the number of ways that an examinee can attempt one or more questions of the given 10 questions.

What is the probability that in the next 5 trials there will be four successes? A) 5.44 C)3.A) 310 B) 65-1 C) 85 -1 D) 125 -1 E) None of the above 11) Tickets numbered 1 to 20 are mixed up and then a ticket is drawn at random. What is the probability that they have a side in common? A)16/4032 B) 15/4032 C) 1/18 D) 5/18 E) 7/18 19) What is the probability that a two digit number selected at random will be a multiple of ’3′ and not a multiple of ’5′? A) 3/15 B)6/15 C) 7/15 D)4/15 E)2/15 20) A man and his wife appear in an interview for two vacancies in the same post. having 4 children for each family. what is the probability that there will be 2 daughters for each house.33 D) 4.66 E) None of the above 17) When 4 dice are thrown. what is the probability that the same number appears on each of them? A) 1/216 B) 1/64 C) 1/1296 D) 4/1296 E) None of the above 18) Two squares are chosen at random on a chessboard. is: A) 1/22 B) 3/22 C) 2/91 D) 2/77 E) 3/91 14) There are 10000 families. 5 red and 6 blue balls. The probability that all of them are red. Three balls are drawn at random from the bag.What is the probabililty that only one of them is selected? A)2/7 B) 3/7 C) 4/7 D) 5/7 E) None of the above . A) 625 B) 529 C) 587 D) 670 E) None of the above 15) A number is selected at random from first thirty natural numbers. What is the chance that it is a multiple of either 3 or 13? A) 2/5 B) 4/5 C) 2/3 D) 4/3 E) None of the above 16) An experiment succeeds twice as often as it fails.33 B) 4. What is the probability that the ticket drawn has a number which is a multiple of 3 or 5? A1/2 B)2/5 C) 8/5 D) 9/20 E) 8/20 12) What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice? A) 1/6 B) 1/8 C) 1/9 D) 1/12 E) 3/12 13) A bag contains 4 white.The probability of husband’s selection is 1/7 and the probabililty of wife’s selection is 1/5.

A black and red die are rolled Find the probability of obtaining a sum greater than 9.21) . given that the black die resulted in a 5 A) 2/3 B) 4/3 C) 5/3 D) 1/3 E) None of the above 22) A man has 10 friends whom he wants to invite for dinner. The number of ways in which he can invite at least one of them is: A) 1024 B) 10! C) 1023 D) 10! – 1 E) 1020 23) In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'MATHEMATICS' be arranged so that the vowels always come together? A) 10080 B) 4989600 C)120960 D)None of these E) 100810 .

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