1. DO NOT OPEN THE SEAL OF THIS BOOKLET. WAIT FOR THE SIGNAL TO START. 2. This booklet contains 40 pages including the blank ones. Immediately after opening the booklet, verify that all pages are printed properly. 3. Keep only the Admit Card, pencil eraser and sharpener with you. DO NOT keep with you books, rulers, slide rules, drawing instruments, calculators (including watch calculators), pagers, cellular phones, or any other device. These should be left outside the room. 4. This paper has 200 questions. The total time for the test is 120 minutes. 5. The paper is divided into three sections. Section-I : 80 Questions Section-II : 60 Questions Section-III : 60 Questions 6. Directions for answering the questions are given in the test booklet before each group of questions to which they apply. Read these directions carefully and answer the questions by darkening the appropriate ovals. 7. Wrong answers carry negative marks. There is only one correct answer for each question. 8. Do the rough work on the test booklet only and NOT on the answer sheet or any other paper. 9. Follow the instructions of the invigilator. Candidates found violating the instructions will be disqualified. 10. At the end of the test, remain seated. Do not leave the hall till the invigilator announces, "You may leave now." The invigilator will make the announcement only after collecting the test booklets and answer sheets from everyone in the room.

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Direction for questions 1 to 5: Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow with reference to it. Retailing — no marks for guessing this is the most active and attractive sector of the last decade. While the retailing industry itself has been present through history in our country, it is only the recent past that has witnessed so much dynamism. It’s the latest bandwagon that has witnessed hordes of players leaping onto it. While international retail store chains have caught the fancy of many travellers abroad, the action was missing from the Indian business scene, at least till recently. The emergence of retailing in India has more to do with the increasing purchasing power of buyers, especially post-liberalisation, increase in product variety, and the increasing economies of scale, with the aid of modern supply and distribution management solutions. A definition of retailing is essential in order to be in a position to assess the impact of retailing and its future potential. The current retailing revolution has been provided an impetus from multiple sources. These ‘revolutionaries’ include many conventional stores upgrading themselves to modern retailing, companies in competitive environments entering the market directly to ensure exclusive visibility for their products and professional chain stores coming up to meet the need of the manufacturers who do not fall into either of the above categories. Attractiveness, accessibility and affordability seem to be the key offerings of the retailing chain 1. What, according to the passage, has been the most attractive sector in the last decade? a. Conventional stores b. Product variety c. Retailing d. None of these Retailing was present, but lacked something according to the author. What was it? a. Charm b. Profitability c. Entrepreneurship d. Dynamism What has led to the rise of retailing in India? a. Rising population c. Both (a) and (b)



b. Increasing volume of sales d. Increasing buying power of consumers


What, according to the passage, does not appear as a feature of the modern face of retailing? a. Attractiveness b. Affordability c. Accessibility d. Alacrity This article seems to be a. taken from a newspaper. c. a figment of the imagination.


b. thought-provoking. d. part of a government white paper.

Direction for questions 6 to 15: Fill in the blanks with one of the choices provided below. 6. ____ a business is all about proper decision making. a. Finishing b. Catching c. Running

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Scalpel d. toppled Dhirubhai Ambani called his company Reliance. Blood Memorandum : Memoranda :: ____ a. saved c. squander c. intimation d. cultivate d. 10. Depravity b. pitfall c. a. forget b. Arthur Anderson and WorldCom will ____ the people who have lost their money and jobs for the rest of their lives. 13. intimate b. a. None of these 15. Incidents like Enron. c. Magnify b. preamble d. c. haunt Any business is not without a face. intimating c. critical b. a. rudimentary c. a. created d. Alumna : Alumnus d. It only matters whether the face is ____ or intimidating. predict c. However. 16. instigate The best business managers ____ that business is 90 per cent relations and 10 per cent perspiration. vanish 14. Strata: Stratum b. a. suffer c. compound b. Any business calls for two ____ functions. they would say. 12. Simplify XAT . a. Bacillus : Bacilli 18. Direction for questions 16 to 25: In each of the following questions. consist of c. Turbidity Implicate : Exculpate :: Complicate : ____ a. cornerstone b. a. None of these There have been many instances of great business empires that have been ____ by bad management. entail Establishing relationships. a. propound d. Stethoscope b. innate d. chase b. collect d.Mock Page 3 . Can you or can you not ____ a relation with all the stakeholders. great businesses ____ another important function. Insignia : Insigne ____ : Turpitude :: Courage : Fortitude a. Elucidate d. None of these 8. Carpenter : Auger :: Surgeon : ____ a. 11. d. Buying and selling. Both (a) and (b) 9. Complete the second pair by choosing the correct term from the given choices. Mystify c. Idleness d. meaning Trust takes a lifetime to generate and only one mistake to ____. ruined b. propagate b. a. c. one complete pair of words or phrases and one term of another pair are given. Idiocy 19. since Reliance stood for trust and hence the ____ of success. is what is critical. comprise b.7. threaten d. Dosage 17. motivate c.

unpredictable. List d. Cult b. Uneasiness d. Binoculars b. Love d. Bravery d. Aural 25. b. None of these 30. Assumption d. c. c. Traitor 28. Malinger : Illness :: Flatter : ____ a. Tragedy 23. And demagogues frequently believe in the premise of Newspeak. Kaleidoscope c. Guttoral b. Conflict d. or indeed strive to bring it about. Ancient Premise a. that to control language is to control thought. b. Advertisers are not displeased if the public thinks of vacuum cleaners as Hoovers or paper tissues as Kleenex.Mock . Thought b. and unfathomable process. Sneer b. Speed Olfactory : Nose :: ____ : Tongue a.20. Record c. Constipation 27. c. Noteworthy 29. Inference c. Potboiler d. Appreciation d. 26. Confusion Demagogue a. just enough for efficient exploitation of those they rule. Some profit by verbal obfuscation. None of these 22. Manipulator d. Detergents d. c. Wrath 24. But when left to itself the evolution of word meanings is an occult. Shoelace Direction for questions 26 to 30: Read the passage carefully and indicate the meaning of the word underlined by choosing one of the four alternatives as given. Oral d. namely. Corpse c. b. Caricature b. Harvest b. Meaning Occult a. Camaraderie Page 4 XAT . Cancellation c. Obfuscation a. Parody Outfox : Cumming :: Outstrip : ____ a. and they dream of limiting speech and thinking to a rude little lexicon of politically correct grunts. Concealed c. Respect 21. c. Virginity Doggerel : Poet :: ____ : Novelist a. Conclusion Lexicon a. Exaggeration Thor : Thunder :: Venus : ____ a. Gustatory Needle Eye : Thread :: Eyelet : ____ a. b.

Clear Quotidian a. Open 34. Heavenly d. Opaque c. Dexterous d. Destroy 40. Desire c. Large d. M. Reformable Transparent a. the government of S. 31. Upright d. S. b. Krishna readily capitulated. Arrant 39. Impossible c. b. Instead. little credence can be given to law and XAT . Distinguish Direction for questions 41 to 50: Read the following passage carefully and indicate the meaning of the words or phrases underlined by choosing the correct alternative. Vagabond Nurture a. Ugly c. Irrevocable d. Deft c. choose the word opposite in meaning to given word. Inedible 33. Covert 32. Nervous c. b. Secretive d. With the Krishna government only too willing to utilise his services as a negotiator. Explicit c. Overt a. b. the charges against whom include supplying arms. The Karnataka government must be gratified that forest brigand Veerappan did not dictate who should be the state chief minister. the bandit’s hostage for over three months. Since Veerappan had threatened to behead Mr Nagappa if Mani was not released before November 30. Extinguish d. b. Attractive 37. Pretty d. explosives and other material to Veerappan. Neutral 35. Hardly surprising then that the government did not oppose the bail application of Mani. ammunition. b.Mock Page 5 .Direction for questions 31 to 40: In each of the following questions. Strong 38. Potent d. b. Settled c. Fragrant Comely a. Inspire b. Interesting 36. Nagappa. Mani to be freed and made the emissary for securing the release of kidnapped former minister H. Weak Errant a. Undercover Incorrigible a. Becoming Infirm a. Unusual d. Melodious c. Flourish Kindle a. Serious Gawky a. b. Expensive c. b. he merely wanted jailed ‘LTTE sympathiser’ Kolathur T.

Mani. If the import of the court’s observations made at that time can be disregarded with impunity now. Scarcity Emissary a. 41. b. b. b. Having secured conditional bail from one court. are being courted by governments. This is not to suggest that Kolathur Mani should be condemned without a fair trial but to underscore that the Karnataka government. is brimming with confidence. None of these Page 6 XAT . Traitor Credence a. b. b. Gratified a. Ally c. who was nabbed by the Special Task Force last March. Great Sympathiser a. In its criticism of the hostage-for-detenus deal. making both actions highly suspect. Visitor 46. None of these 43. the Tamil Nadu government has said that he will be arrested the moment he steps into the state where he is wanted in five cases.parliamentary affairs minister D. Unperturbed d. b. Content d. the fact that Chennai is helpless should Bangalore send him as an emissary clearly shows that terrorists and criminals. Rigidity c. including one relating to the kidnapping of matinee idol Rajkumar. Gorgeous c. the Krishna government’s decision to release Veerappan’s associates detained under TADA in exchange for Rajkumar’s release was halted by the Supreme Court. Joyous 42. obviously the administration’s fear of Veerappan is greater than its respect for the judiciary. Moribund Condemned a. Ambassador Revoke a. Thankless c. Fond d. None of these 48. the apex court asked the Krishna administration to quit if it could not govern. which framed the charges against him. Even as Karnataka prepares to revoke the charges against Mani. Hostile c. Repeal d.Mock . Tourist d. b. Provoke Matinee a. He has demanded dropping of the cases against him in exchange for functioning as an emissary. In 2000. Chandre Gowda’s assertion that the state had no intention of withdrawing the cases against Mani. Relative d. Invoke c. Stolid c. Blessed b. Spy c. Trustworthiness 44. However. Convicted d. B. Retard 47. Awash 45. Rebuttal d. now finds it expedient to drop the cases. far from being on the run. Acceptance Brimming a.

and speech and deportment and demeanour’. South Africa was colonised by the English and Dutch in the 17th century. racial discrimination was institutionalised. Disgusting Direction for questions 51 to 55: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow with reference to it. losing their citizenship in South Africa and any right of involvement with the South African Parliament. the Bantu Authorities Act established a basis for ethnic government in African reserves. The discovery of diamonds in these lands around 1900 resulted in an English invasion. The coloured category included major subgroups of Indians and Asians. Unbecoming 50. reportedly resembling the San Francisco bay area weather more than anywhere in the world. South Africa is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and unique mineral resources. A person could not be considered white if one of his or her parents were non-white. Exemption c. black (African). a plan of ‘Grand Apartheid’ was executed. All political rights.Mock Page 7 . and descent. A black person would be of or accepted as a member of an African tribe or race. With the enactment of apartheid laws in 1948. Classification into these categories was based on appearance. emphasising territorial separation and police repression. South African mines are world leaders in the production of diamonds and gold as well as strategic metals such as platinum. a white person was defined as ‘in appearance obviously a white person or generally accepted as a white person’. held by an African were restricted to the designated homeland. four of these homelands were created. Practical c. Strategists in the National Party invented apartheid as a means to cement their control over the economic and social system. All blacks were required to carry ‘pass books’ containing fingerprints. XAT . Expedient a. aim of the apartheid was to maintain white domination while extending racial separation. Difficult d. and the sanctioning of ‘white-only’ jobs. These homelands were independent states to which each African was assigned by the government according to the record of origin (which was frequently inaccurate). the Population Registration Act required that all South Africans be racially classified into one of three categories: white. English domination of the Dutch descendants (known as Boers or Afrikaners) resulted in the Dutch establishing the new colonies of Orange Free State and Transvaal. photos and information on access to non-black areas. The department of home affairs (a government bureau) was responsible for the classification of the citizenry. including a prohibition of marriage between non-whites and whites. Alacrity d. including voting. In 1951. For example. denationalising nine million South Africans. social acceptance. and a coloured person is one that is not black or white. The homeland administrations refused the nominal independence. education. Initially. or coloured (of mixed descent). Following independence from England. Non-compliance with the race laws was dealt with harshly. Delightful b. an uneasy power sharing between the two groups held sway until the 1940s. Quick Impunity a. The idea was that they would be citizens of the homeland. The climate is mild. In 1950. known as ‘homelands’. b.49. Race laws touched every aspect of social life. The determination that a person was ‘obviously white’ would take into account ‘his habits. From 1976 to 1981. Starting in the 1960s. which sparked the Boer War. which held complete hegemony over the homelands. when the Afrikaner National Party was able to gain a strong majority.

anyone could be detained without a hearing by a low-level police official for up to six months. Barely c. c. In 1960. During the states of emergency that continued intermittently until 1989. a newspaper article. a large group of blacks in Sharpeville refused to carry their passes. 1947 c.maintaining pressure for political rights within the country as a whole. a. English invasion d. a. imprisonment and whippings. removed b. 1949 The Bantu Authorities Act led to the creation of a. None of these Which party has been accused of introducing apartheid in South Africa? a. witnessed c. with wind speeds of around 200 kilometres per hour had uprooted trees. ethnic governments in homelands 53. leaving 69 people dead and 187 people wounded. Thousands of individuals died in custody. Wielding the Public Safety Act and the Criminal Law Amendment Act. which empowered the government to declare stringent states of emergency and increased penalties for protesting against or supporting the repeal of a law. ____ electric poles. brought down houses and blown away tinned roofs. uprooted c. dictatorship. 1948 b. or imprisoned for life.Mock . made d. Nevertheless. were severe. Discovery of diamonds b. Colonization c. This passage seems to be a a. Hardly b. thrown d. The penalties included fines. d. Africans living in the homelands needed passports to enter South Africa: aliens in their own country. d. b. twisted Page 8 XAT . the government declared a state of emergency. b. d. The penalties imposed on political protest. None of these 52. None of these Direction for questions 56 to 65: Fill in the blanks with one of the choices provided below. 56. African National Congress b. was apartheid institutionalized? a. a. an excerpt from a political treatise. What according to the passage led to the Boer War? a. 54. 51. native homelands. Cannot be determined When according to the passage. demonstrated b. The Boer Militia d. banished. The cyclone. even non-violent protest. Scarcely Not since 1942 had Orissa ____ a cyclone of this magnitude. the white regime had no intention of changing the unjust laws of apartheid. The emergency lasted for 156 days. frequently after gruesome acts of torture. d. undergone 58. Afrikaner National Party c. the Public Safety Act and the Criminal Law Amendment Act were passed. No sooner 57. 1950 55. like Nelson Mandela. In 1953. a page from a book of history. Those who were tried were sentenced to death. ____ had I put my key in the lock than the watchdog sprang at me. c.

feedback that permits an employee to learn how well he or she is performing. Short-sightedly b. the cyclone was not altogether unexpected during this part of the year. a devastating cyclone ____ through one of the state’s largest cities.Mock Page 9 . The question that arises here is how to avoid these pitfalls? A necessary condition for the XAT . due to paucity of time and space. political b. forecasting d. a. and adjoining districts leaving a trail of destruction. moved But by the time the cyclone had passed through. forensic c. country’s c. cloud 60. Performance data provides relevant information required for validating selection methods. It is centrally linked to the motivation of employees. It also has close links with other important areas of human resource management. pitifully c. a. indicator c. a. it had already shown how ____ inadequate the disaster prediction in the country actually is.” said chief minister Gamang after visiting the worst-hit areas. “It has been an ____ disaster. ripped d. performance appraisal schemes serve multiple objectives. a. It has generated a wide variety of viewpoints. goal or objective-setting that specifies what the person should be doing. Performance appraisal has been one of the most debated management practices for several decades. ran b. Here I will concentrate. testifies c. witnesses It was only later that the ____ experts finally realised that it was going to be a severe cyclonic storm. 63. It provides some of the essential components of effective motivational strategies. and monetary incentives that reward good performance. Here the organisation must not get trapped into the various pitfalls that come along with administration of appraisal system. unfair b. depression 64. The post-monsoon season routinely ____ such storms at least twice a month. d. unmitigated d. warning b. Performance appraisal leads to the identification of the training and development needs of the employees. motivation. on appraisal objectives and its linkages with pay and rewards. brings b. unchallenged According to the ____ department officials in the state. international d. in assessing whether selection methods are bringing high performers into the organisation. Direction for questions 66 to 75: Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow. Typically. in particular with selection. 61. awesomely The storm began as a ____ on the meteorology radar screens. Behrampur in Ganjam district. goal-congruency and succession planning. a. team building that allows the employee to participate along with peers and his superiors in solving problems that impede his productivity. a. 62. forestry b. howled c. in particular. forecasts d. unforgivable c. a. weather 65. scarcely d.59. meteorological On October 18.

d. b. 68. according to the passage a. 69. d. c. Availability b. Clearly communicate the objectives of the appraisal process. c. Opportunity c. monitor problems that impede productivity. b. helps to identify training needs of employees. c. appraisal data can provide inputs to validate selection procedures. performance appraisal’s moral validity. according to the passage. helps to design training and development programmes. b. All of the above According to the passage. and the priorities within these objectives. d. d. c. Use the appraisal simply as a measure of goal congruency. What. motivate employees. All of these What does ‘paucity’. 72. cost-benefit analysis of the appraisal process. Everyone in the organisation especially the key decision makers should be fully aware of precisely what objectives the system of performance appraisal is expected to achieve. Page 10 XAT . d. helps to identify candidates for specific training programmes. 66. The level of motivation of the employees. correlation between appraisal and remuneration. performance appraisal helps to a. set goals. b. should be done to make the performance appraisal successful? a. None of these 70. identify non-conformities in business processes. according to the passage. plan succession. d. Link the appraisal process with remuneration. a. improve as a team player. c. b. d. performance appraisal helps the appraised to a. Both (a) and (b) d.effective management of performance appraisal system in any organisation is the need to clarify and communicate to all concerned the objectives that the system intends to achieve. as used in the context of this passage mean? a. should the key decision-makers be aware of? a. b. 73. helps to validate the efficiency of training programmes. b.Mock . 71. Training and development needs of the employees. c. Scarcity There has been a debate on a. None of these According to the passage. c. The objectives the appraisal system is expected to achieve. determine goal congruency. 67. None of these What. None of the above Performance appraisal. Cannot say According to the author.

Droop c.74. Suave Wary a. Cannot say 75. Clear c.Mock Page 11 . b. This article seems to have been taken from a. Desperate c. a business magazine. Personnel management b. Pessimistic 78. a newspaper report. d. None of the above What. Strategic human resource management d. Trusting XAT . Directions for questions 76 to 80: Select the choice that comes closest to the opposite in meaning to the word given in the question. c. is performance appraisal a part of? a. Brake d. a student’s research paper. b. Repeat d. Eclectic 80. b. Insane d. Human resource management c. Defeatist Witless a. Imbalanced b. Abate Catalyst a. Certain Dexterous a. Definite 79. Brilliant d. b. 76. Philanthropic 77. according to the passage. Awkward d. b. Ruin c. Ventricle c. Enhance a.

III. None of these 5. CAA (rule 2) iii.Section – II Direction for questions 81 to 85: Find out what comes next in the series. 5 The minimum number of steps required to construct BB from CA is a. 15. 9. 4 b. 11 b. 45 d. b. 178 b. a. then we may drop it and replace it by B. 5 3 1 . 55 b. 43. ___. It is also given that CA is also a word. 12 XAT . i. 21 80. The words are formed by applying one or more of the syntactical rules. 11. a. 1. 10 d. 6 c. IV. Rule 1 : If a word ends with letter A. 26. Rule 3 : If AAA occurs in any word. 54 82. 30 4. b. CAAAA (rule 2) iv. then we may drop it. 90. ___. The minimum number of steps required to construct CBBAA is a. 16 4 2 b. 9. 50. 83. None of these 84. CBA (rule 3) v. 70 c. B and C. 7 16 3 32 c. CBABBAB (rule 2) Note: A step is defined as an addition of one ‘x’ or replacement of one set of AAA by one B. None of these 85. 182 d. 3 c. CBAB (rule 1) vi. d. ___.Mock Page 12 . 1. 0. 8 The minimum number of steps required to construct CBBBA is a. 23 c. 65. 86. a. 25 d. Rule 4 : If BB occurs in any word. 75. a. Given is an illustration of one of the ways of constructing the words CBABBAB from CA in six steps. . . 8 c. 185 Directon for questions 86 to 90: The following questions are related to the construction of words from an alphabet set comprising of three letters: A. ___. d. 45. 19. 65 c. 3 87. 4 b. then so is Cxx. 81. a. then a new word can be made by adding B at the end. Cannot be constructed 88. Rule 2 : If ‘x’ is any sequence of letters and Cx is a word. 180 c. ___. II. 68 d. 20. 3 16 d. CA (given) ii. I.

A(1. 0)) A(0. D and E. 4 c. A(0. 5 b. 5 A(2. c. CAA. A( 0. 36 c. y) = y + 1 if x = 0 = A(x – 1. out of which three are gents and two are ladies. 3) = ? a. CAB. 3 b. A(1. 2 In a meeting there are five participants. Direction for questions 92 to 97: Answer the questions based on the following information. BC} that can be constructed from CA is a. 1) b. 2 If CB is also a valid word. 91. a. A(1. 0) = ? a. None of these 97. 3 d. A. 2 b. How many ways can they sit such that there is at least one lady to the side of each gentleman. Function A(x. A(x. 2) d. 1)) is the same as a. 48 90. None of these 96. A(1. 4 d. A(0. CBA. A(1. A(1. 2) d. then the value of y is a. 3 c. None of these 93. B. 2) = ? a.89. 3 d. 5 b. y) = 5. 1)) If A(1. b. 24 d. 4 A(1. 4 c. A(1. 0)) is same as a. 5 c. A(1. 3 d. The number of words in the collection {CBB. b. 1) b. 0 d. 3 c. C. None of these 94. 2 d. y) is defined only for non-negative integers. y –1)) if x ≠ 0 and y ≠ 0 92.Mock Page 13 . 12 b. None of these 95. then the number of constructible words in the collection in question 89 is a. y) if x ≠ 0 but y = 0 = A(x – 1. A(1. 4 c. None of these XAT . c. A(x.

45 If 28 more skilled workers are added to W4 grade in assembly department. 102. 17% b. A large scale workshop has workers in four grades: W1. by how much per cent will the skilled workers in processing depatment in grade W4 increase? [The same ratios are valid. 25% 99. 46 b. 500% b. 12 c. ratio of workers from (processing department) to (exclusively assembly department) to (fabrication department) is 1 : 2 : 1.Direction for questions 98 to 107: Answer the questions based on the following information. 42 c. 400% d. 101. 50 c. This ratio is same for all grades and all skill levels. Department Processing Assembly Fabrication Total Grade W1 54 60 24 W2 62 31 44 22 28 15 32 12 16 22 10 64 36 44 14 72 36 64 27 121 50 45 32 174 90 145 100 Skilled Unskilled W3 W4 98. 49 b. woking in various departments. assembly and fabrication. 103. W3 and W4. 25% In the above case. 52 d. 13 d. 19% c. 15 b. 55 How many unskilled workers are there exclusively in the assembly department? a. W2. 1 : 1 By how much per cent do the number of skilled workers from W1 grade working in both processing and assembly departement exceed the corresponding numbers of the unskilled workers from W4 grade? a. Some workers from processing and fabrication department also work in assembly department. how many skilled workers from fabrication department in W4 grade will also be working in assembly department? a. 2 : 3 c. 2 : 1 b. 100. Page 14 XAT .] a. How many skilled workers work in a department other than the three given? a. 20% c. In the assembly department. 20% d. 1 : 2 d. 44 d.Mock . The table below gives information about three departements: processing. 11 What is the ratio of the total number of workers of W4 grade working only in processing departement to the number of skilled workers of W2 grade working exclusively in assembly department? a.

None of these 113. b) = a. None of these 109. Skilled workers of W3 grade working only in processing department b. 48) d. 51) c. y c. if b = 0. b c 2z = and a. Skilled workers of W2 grade working only in fabricaiton department c. 144 c. 5 d. 48) d. 4) equals to a. 160 b. What is the total number of workers working exclusively in assembly department? a. b) = f(b. 6 b. z x Direction for questions 110 to 114: Answer the questions based on the following information. 9 c. 288 c. 9 f(6. r) if b > r.144 How many unskilled workers from W2 and W3 grades work only in processing and fabrication departments? a. 157 b. 8% c. f(a. b. b. 50) c. f(54. The value of f(27. b and c are not equal. 106. 9) is a. A function f(a. 52) c. 15) equals a. 4 f(9. then what is the value of ? a b x+z a. 5 f(44. 52) The value of f(15. f(a. 110. 10% d. f(54. 288 c. 140 b. 108. 18) is a. None of these 114. Skilled workers of W2 grade working only in processing department d. f(54. 94 Approximately what per cent of total employees are those of W1 grade working in fabrication department? a. b) is defined for all integers a and b with a > b ≥ 0 as follows. b. 11% Which among the following constitutes the highest number of workers? a. f(56. f(54. where r is the remainder when a is divided by b. 12% b. If a x = b y = c z . 3 c. 3) equals a. x z d. None of these XAT . 313 105. f(52. 68 d.104. None of these 111. 200 d. None of these 112. 107. 1 d.Mock Page 15 . y x x b. 12 d. d. Skilled workers of W1 grade working only in assembly department Which of the following divides 1442 + 1692 + 144 × 169? a. b.

1W 2V 3U 5T ? 13R a. 258 130 66 ? 18 10 a. 34 c. Condition I: Projects 1 and 2 must be selected. Ignoring the conditions I. 2 c. 5 d. 34 b. 3 b. X c. d. 32 D F I M R ? a. 8X HV GT FR EP DN ? a. 6 b. 119. b. From the alternatives given for each question. b. S 2 3 4 6 8 ? 16 24 a. 8 The number of selection combinations which satisfy at most one of the three conditions is a. 117. 4 d. c. 4 b. Y d. There are three projects and at least one project is to be selected and the following specified certain conditions are given for the selection of these projects. 12 125. select the correct one. 14 2 4 8 14 22 ? a. T c. 11Q b. 5 The number of selection combinations which satisfy at least two conditions is a. 32 d. 3 b. 28 c. b. CM 121. 118. 5 116. 4 c. 13 d.Mock . 36 d. Z d. 115. 4 d. 2 The number of selection combinations which satisfy condition 3 is a. 7 c. II and III. U 122. Condition II: Project 1 or 3 must be selected but both cannot be selected.Direction for questions 115 to 118: Answer the questions based on the following information. 38 Page 16 XAT . 6 Direction for questions 119 to 125: Given below are some series of numbers or letters. 3 c. W c. CW I M Q ? a. 40 123. CL d. Condition III: Project 2 can be selected only if project 3 is selected. V 124. b. One member of the series is missing form the list marked as ‘?’. 11 c. 8S 120. 9S d. how many different ways of selecting projects are there? a. EM b.

64 c. Ram cannot create fantasy. III.024 c. Each sentence is an assertion. Direction for questions 131 to 136: Answer the questions based on the following experiment. You have to find the largest number of consistent assertions in each case. 2. Ashok takes sleeping pills. d. a. 4 c. 6 b. is a. Some people cannot be fooled all the time. 27 c. 1. None of these All poets are creatures of fantasy. All housewives are cooks. None of these All successful managers are dishonest. XAT . X is an unsuccessful manager and he is a dishonest manager.Mock Page 17 . 5 d. 4 d. 127. Ashok sleeps using bricks as pillows. 5 b. 119 d. 135 b. 4 b. a. 131. No housewife can be an office worker. 256 b. Only soft pillows put insomniacs to sleep. 3 b. Some of these assertions may be inconsistent with each other. Some people cannot be fooled anytime. Ashok is not an insomniac. None of these 133. such that no urn is empty. a. None of these. Ram is a poet. may receive exactly one ball. 5 d. From these you can form groups of assertions that are consistent with each other. a. 120 d. 3 d. 6 c.Direction for questions 126 to 130: Following questions consist of a number of assertions. 3. None of these 134. 625 b. and IV). Geeta can cook fried rice. X is a successful manager if and only if Y is a successful manager. None of these You can fool some people all the time but not all. or more than one ball. None of these Geeta is a housewife. 5 b. All dishonest managers are successful. 129. All the people can be fooled some time. Ram is a creature of fantasy. 270 The number of ways in which ball 1 goes to urn I is a. a. X is a successful manager and Y is an unsuccessful manager. The number of ways urn II receives exactly two balls is a. 4 c. Those who create fantasy are creatures of fantasy. None of these 132. The total number of ways in which the balls can be distributed in the urns is a. Bricks are not soft. 240 c. Five different balls (1. Those who are creatures of fantasy can create fantasy. Y is an honest manager. Bricks can be used as pillows. 3 c. 4 d. None of these The number of ways in which the balls can be distributed in the urns. 4 and 5) are distributed into four different urns (I. 5 c. Geeta is not a very good cook. Geeta works in office. II. 126. Only good cooks can cook fried rice. Most of the people can be fooled all the time. 320 d. Each urn may not receive any ball. 128. Only insomniacs take sleeping pills. 130. 120 b.

1. 1 North 7 4 East 18 11 Number of children 2 3 12 8 23 16 43 12 23 42 16 17 43 44 21 26 7 62 5 14 18 1 8 32 12 21 41 >3 Total no .135. 1 b.24% c. of members 96 Lok Sabha members Rajya Sabha members 13 85 4 96 3 113 7 49 33 Zone South 21 18 6 3 2 59 West 42 154 Central 18 68 139. 51. 120 d. if the number of balls is changed from five to three and the number of urns is changed from four to three. 4. 419760 c. 440865 b. 502343 d. None of these In the above set of questions. 137. 3. The number of ways in which the balls can be distributed such that all the balls go into one urn is a. ___.75% b. 18 b. a. 12. 114 138. 9 c. None of these Direction for questions 139 and 140: Answer the questions based on the following data. A survey was conducted by India Today to know how our Memebrs of Parliament (MPs) are conscious of the population scenario of the country. 24 c. 1. then in how many ways can the balls be distributed such that only one urn is empty? a. 2 c. What is the difference between the smallest and the largest six-digit numbers formed using the digits 0. 24 d. 2. None of these Complete the following series. 11.Mock . The data below summarizes the number of children of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha members. c. 4 b. Cannot be determined Page 18 XAT . 107 d. 11. across different zones of the country.35% 140. 4 and 5? a. What per cent of the Rajya Sabha members do not have children at all? a. 1. 3 d. 27.63% d. 59 b. 8. 10. What is the average number of children of the Lok Sabha members from the south zone? a. 86 136.

Tennis c. XAT . Indira Nooyi d. M. V. Om Kotak Mahindra Which of the following personalities would you associate with Arzoo. Mafatlal d. Arun Kumar ‘World Ozone Day’. Arthur C. Who wrote the novel Jurassic Park on which the famous Steven Spielberg film was based? a. Arvind Mills c. P. c. Gujarat b.Section – III 141.Mock Page 19 . 155. Which of the following personality’s song features in Jagjit Singh’s album. 153. Football d. Maharashtra 146. Hauz Kahkar 147. November 15 d.Clarke b. Hamlet d. As You Like It Which of the following element is lightest and has the atomic number 1? a. Ibrahim Lodi ‘Allen Solly’. John Grisham c. is celebrated on which of the following days every year? a. Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew b. Twelfth Night c. Hydrogen The ‘patella bone’ is better known as a.R. resolving the POTO implementation problem Which of the following personalites was addressing the meeting in Jalianwala Bagh on April 13. Narayana Murthy d.1919? a. Oxygen d. the probe of Godhara carnage in Gujarat.Shah Commission of Inquiry was set up for a. b. Steven Spielberg b. 143. Henry Ogilvy Anand dairy farm is in which state of India? a. Romeo and Juliet b. 152. Raymonds The controversial MIP-95 Mutual Fund scheme belongs to a. Atal Behari Vajpayee Justice K. The jaw bone b. October 7 b. c. Lala Lajpat Rai d. 150. Rana Pratap d. d. Squash 145.com? a. Sabeer Bhatia c. Golf b. Samvedna? a. HDFC Standard Life 154. Neon b. Madura Coats b. Orissa 148. Singh c. Michael Crichton d. Rajasthan d. The ear lobe d. Walker Cup is associated with which of the following sports disciplines? a. Murli Manohar Joshi b. d. December 5 149. is a brand owned by which of the following group of companies? a. Helium c. ICICI Prudential Life c. Aurangzeb c. The knee cap 142. Which of the following Shakespearean plays is parodied in a scene in the Arnold Schwarzenegger flop Last Action Hero? a. The mid nose bone 144. None of these Which of the following rulers suffered defeat in the famous Battle of Haldighati? a. Rahul Bajaj b. 151. Akbar b.G. resolving the BODO problem d. N. Knight Shyamalan c. UTI b. George Hans Who directed the movies Jaws and Schindler’s List ? a. the probe of 1999 Mumbai blasts c. Mahatma Gandhi c. September 16 c.

Palmisano 167. Big Apple 163. B. Romeo and Juliet c. Intel b. John Schotky c. increasing state intervention 166. is not a member of the United Nations The traditional economy is characterised by a. Scott Mcneally 169. Liver b. Operation Vijay b. William Golding c. Mendel b. 161. Lungs 157. Steve Wozniak d. d. Julius Caesar d. In Einstein’s famous equation E = mc2. Page 20 XAT . 160. A closed economy is one which a. General Motors b. Arthur C. Jeffery Immelt Who is the chief executive officer of Microsoft? a. Hargobind Khorana d. c. Gregor J. BBC World c. Big Ben b. This gentleman is associated with the propagation of the ‘Theory of heredity’ for the first time. General Electric 3001: The Final Odyssey’ has been authored by which of the following personalities? a. Phillip Bullock d. Operation PAKDEF d. Jack Welch b. Henry Kruger 168. Steve Ballmer Who is the chief executive officer of IBM? a. does not trade with the other countries b. Samuel J. Operation Victory ‘Camry’ is the latest brand of car model from which of the following auto giant’s stable? a. Hyundai ‘Be the first to know’.Mock . assures which of the following satellite channels? a. b. if ‘E’ stands for energy and ‘m’ for mass. Waren Buffett c. operations which evicted the Pakistanis and their surrogates from Kargil in 1999 ? a. Samuel J. Star News 162. The Twelfth Night What is the nickname of New York city? a. Clarke b. Planck’s constant Which of the following is the largest gland in the human body? a. capital intensive process of production 165. Speed of light c.156. CNN b. Who is the present chief executive officer of General Electric (GE)? a. Henry Kissinger d. organisation of production for self consumption d. b. BPL c. The muscial ‘West Side Story’ is based on which of the following Shakespearean plays? a. Srinivasan What was the code name given for the joint Indian armed force’s. Einstein’s constant d.Maruti Suzuki Ltd. Bill Gates b. Issac Asimov d. Dominique’s City 164. c. Instensity of light b.Toyota Motors c. Alvin Toffler 170. As You Like It b. does not have a coastal line d. does not possess any means of international transport c. Spleen c. Fox News 159. Which of the following company has the punchline ‘We bring good things to life’? a. division of labour and specialisation c. We are talking about a. Palmisano c. Bile 158. Operation Black Hill c. then what does ‘c’ stand for? a. d. d. City of Dreams d. Philips d.

Photoelectric effect d. Konark. Rourkela b. Thames b. Hope d. Kamban’s Raslila c. Dolly Barbie d.171. Lee Falk 181. Orissa b. Below Peer Location b. Mississippi 173. XAT . Megasthenes’s India India’s first electric car is known as a.IV Which of the following books is a good source of information on the history of Kashmir? a. Kalhana’s Rajatarangini b. The latest model of Barbie doll launched recently by Mattel Toys is a. b. AGNI . Cuttack. Aluminium d. Stratford-upon-Avon b. Stan Lee c. Silver Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for which of his following works? a. Life c. Discovery of X-rays b. Copper b. The President Barbie b. AGNI . Ajit S. Rabat b. space shuttles. Puri. 182. Which city achieved the second spot? a. Love b. Mova 178. Amar Bose c. Bewa d. Kerala c. Spice Barbie c. Balasore Page 21 185. Who are we talking about? a. 186. Rose Barbie What is BPL according to Indian finance minister Yashwant Sinha? a. Digha. Hector Remi Herge 184. 2002? a.II c. Colorado d. Udayan’s Maitri d. c. 177. Nagaland Which of the following missiles was test fired successfully on January 26. Reva b.Mock . Thebes c. AGNI . Below Poor Line 180. Chicago b. Viverendi City The only state in India which has more female population than male population is a. Effect of light on the mass of a body Who created Spiderman? a. 175. 176. d. after oxygen. Amman 172. AGNI . Thames City d. Which was the only thing that remained in the Pandora’s Box after it was opened? a.I b. Ajit Kelkar b. Konark and Bhubaneshwar c. Roger Moore d. Mewa 174. d. Bhubaneshwar. New Delhi d. Puri d. Bishkek Which river flows through the Grand Canyon in the USA? a. Diffraction of light c. Cuttack. New York Which are the three destinations in Orissa known as part of the popular Golden Triangle? a. Which of the following is the capital city of Morocco? a. Baku c. Water Beijing recently won the bid to host the 2008 Olympics. Silicon c. A professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at MIT. Galgotia Which of the following elements. ships and theatres.III d. Toronto c. NewYork c. Bent to Pull Lead c. Which of the following towns was the birthplace of William Shakespeare? a. is most abundant on earth’s crust? a. Puri. 183. Maharashtra d. Below Poverty Line 179. his products have been used in cars. Arun Netravali d.

Kamath c. Arun Shourie c. ‘Cannon’ is a term associated with which of the following sports disciplines? a. d. 194. Sanjiv Goenka d. 2002? a. Godrej b. TATA Sierra c. Birla b. Persis Khambata b. TATA Sumo b. c. Pradeep Guha. Predominance of agriculture b. Arun Kumar 198. time c. TATA Indica d. Janaki Ballabha b. Beer c. P. d. distance 199. 195. Whisky b. Arun Netravalli d. A. Purwar 191. Self-sufficient village economy c. Ram Jethmalani 189. HLL Light year is a unit of a. V. ‘Gold Riband’. d. ‘It takes the rough with the smooth’ is used by which of the following car models? a. Lodha 193. speed d. Vora Who is the author of the famous novel Family Matters? a. Rohniton Mistry Who is the present president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) a. P. A.S. George Fernandes d. Venezuela d. Golf Lifebuoy soap is brand of which of the following companies? a. b. R.V. P&G c. None of these 188. Greece b. 143 d. Snooker d. Salman Rushdie 192. The newly appointed chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) is a.187. Madhubala 197. Nargis The new chairman of NASSCOM is a. 196. Which of the following is a characteristic feature of a modern economy? a. the brand owned by McDowell’s is a type of a. Lila Chitnis c. None of these 200. Static technology Who is the disinvestment minister of India? a. 144 Who was the first Indian film star who advertised for Lux soap ? a. Anita Desai c. Carom b. She hails from a. Panama c. Billiards c. 141 b. 142 c. d. K. Arundhati Roy b. velocity Page 22 XAT . b. Phiroz Vandrevala b. Ghulam Nabi Azad 190. Ashok Soota c. South Africa Which of the following represents the number of member countries in WTO as on January 1. Toyota Qualis Justine Pasek was in the news for winning the Miss Universe title 2002 from Oxana Fedorora. Diversity in production of commodities d.Mock . K. Rum d.

XAT .Mock Page 23 .Mock Answers & Explanations 1 11 21 31 41 51 61 71 81 91 101 111 121 131 141 151 161 171 181 191 c a c d c c c d c b a a d c b c a a b c 2 12 22 32 42 52 62 72 82 92 102 112 122 132 142 152 162 172 182 192 d a c a b c b a c b d d a a d a b c c b 3 13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 93 103 113 123 133 143 153 163 173 183 193 d b b b a b d a c d c d b b b a b a a b 4 14 24 34 44 54 64 74 84 94 104 114 124 134 144 154 164 174 184 194 d d b c d a a c a a d b d b a b a b c b 5 15 25 35 45 55 65 75 85 95 105 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 a a d c a c d b d c c b c a c b a a b d 6 16 26 36 46 56 66 76 86 96 106 116 126 136 146 156 166 176 186 196 c c a b c d a a b a c b d a a b c a b b 7 17 27 37 47 57 67 77 87 97 107 117 127 137 147 157 167 177 187 197 a d c d d b b c d d b c a b a a b a a d 8 18 28 38 48 58 68 78 88 98 108 118 128 138 148 158 168 178 188 198 d a c b c d d c a a a c d a d a a a c b 9 19 29 39 49 59 69 79 89 99 109 119 129 139 149 159 169 179 189 199 c d d d b c c c c c a d c d a a d c a c 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 c c b c b d d d b d b c d d d b a b d a Scoring table Total questions 200 Total attempted Total correct Total wrong Score Time taken XAT .

10. Page 24 XAT . You need cunning to outfox someone and you need speed to outstrip someone. Similarly a shoelace is inserted in an eyelet. A gawky person is awkward. 8. An emissary is an envoy. ‘Implicate’ is an antonym of ‘exculpate’. A sympathizer is a person who subscribes to the views of the LTTE and is hence an ally. 16. 47. The singular-plural pair. 38. Refer to the paragraph 2. 43. 41. So the opposite is unusual. 5. 49. whereas gustatory pertains to the sense of taste (tongue). Gratified here means thankful. and hence pleased or content. 21. An errant person is wayward. Refer to the 1st line. Olfactory pertains to the sense of smell (nose). Doggerel is poor or trivial poetry as a potboiler is pulp fiction. 13. To revoke means to cancel a law. 22. Occult here means mysterious. 52. 15. ‘Thor’ is the ‘God of Thunder’ as ‘Venus’ is the ‘God of Love’. ‘Cornerstone’ means a basic part. ‘Entail’ here means ‘necessitate’. 6. To kindle is to ignite a fire. 51. A demagogue is a person who wins people’s support by manipulating them by appealing to their emotions or baser instincts rather than their reason. 30. 23. 3. ‘Cultivate’ means ‘to nurture’. 37. 20. ‘Running’ is most akin to ‘managing’. 4. 2. ‘Toppled’ also won’t fit as we are not talking about governments here. Refer to the last line. 7. 50. Quotidian means commonplace daily or usual. Matinee refers to the movies. The second word in the pair is a characteristic of the first word in the pair.1. Credence here means to give weightage or believability to Gowda’s assertion. 25. Refer to paragraph 2. The first word in the word pair is the profession and the second word is the tool. A premise here means an assumption. We look for an opposite word to ‘intimidate’. 14. Condemned means convicted or punished. A thread is inserted in the needle eye. 18. 28. 40. ‘Threaten’ is also an unlikely choice. 29. The passage is from a political essay or a thesis. 48. specifically to an afternoon show. 26. ‘Incidents’ cannot ‘suffer’ or ‘chase’. A newspaper feature is the most likely option. 19. Impunity means to be free or exempt from blame. 24. A lexicon is the politician’s glossary of terms or dictionary. Incorrigible means someone who cannot be corrected and changed but reformable means someone who can be reformed and changed. Overt means to be open about something and covert means to be secretive.Mock . 42. 39. A dexterous person is skilful. 17. Transparent and opaque are clear antonyms. A comely person is attractive. 36. ‘Propound’ means ‘to suggest’. An infirm person is weak. 46. Refer to the 2nd sentence. 11. 45. beyond the range of ordinary knowledge and hence concealed. ‘Saved’ and ‘created’ will not fit with ‘bad management’. To obfuscate means to confuse. 35. 32. ‘Expedient’ means ‘convenient’ or practical rather than based on principles or moral grounds. ‘Squander’ means to ‘throw away’. ‘complicate’ is an antonym of ‘simplify’. 44. Brimming means to be full of something. 9. 31. 12. 33. 27. Malinger is to feign illness just as flattery is to appreciate in an insincere manner. 34. Nurture and destroy are antonyms. The functions here have to be critical otherwise the business fails.

5 10 15 20 Difference are in AP. careful (because suspicious) and the opposite of trusting. CBBBA (Rule 4) The words that can be formed are: CA CAA (Rule 2) CBA (CAA → CAAAA → CBA) CAB (CA → CAB) The valid words possible are: CBB (Rule 2) CAB (As we take CA from question 9) CBA CAA 75. CBBAA It is never possible to make C disappear completely. ‘Pitifully’ means that the disaster prediction system was woefully inadequate. 0 11 26 45 68 11 15 19 23 Difference of consecutive terms are in AP. 72. 5 9 15 19 25 59. 4 6 4 6 With alternate difference of 4 and 6 respectively. 67. Refer to paragraph 3. CBBBBAAAA 10. 86. ‘made’ and ‘undergone’ do not fit in the sentence at all. ‘Unmitigated’ means that the disaster was complete. Refer to paragraph 3. 78. 2 4 6 8 10 12 . or ‘thrown’ or ‘uprooted’ by a cyclone. 65. 77. Refer to the last paragraph. Second order difference 1.CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA 6. 76. 57. 84. 71. . Enhance is to increase. . Catalyst tends to speed up things. leaving a trail of destruction. nothing or no one was spared. Refer to the last paragraph. Refer to paragraph 4. CBAAAAA 6. ‘Hardly/Scarcely/Barely’ are ungrammatical with ‘than’. 79. 81. CBBBAAAAAAA 9. The season brings storms or showers. CBBAAAAAAAAAA 8. 55. . ‘Ripped through’ means that the cyclone tore the city apart. not ‘removed’. and not awkward. 90. ‘Paucity’ in paragraph 1 talks of lack of time and space for writing this article. XAT . . 87. A pole can be bent or twisted. 80. Refer to paragraph 3. CAAAAAAAA 5. 83. A depression is a mass of air that has a low pressure and that often causes rain. CBAAAAAAAAAAAAA 7. CAAAA 4. Refer to paragraph 1. CAA 3. 89. 70. CAA 3. 2 4 8 16 32 64 82. The meteorological department does weather forecasting. 56. Witless is foolish and hence the opposite of brilliant. 61. 69. 62. 1. CBBBBBA (Rule 3) 11.Mock Page 25 . All the options have been mentioned. 54. ‘Demonstrated’. Refer to paragraph 2. CA 2. whereas abate is to decrease in intensity or the like. 66. whereas a brake tends to reduce speed. 4 9 5 6 11 12 20 23 24 43 47 48 90 95 185 63. 80 75 65 50 30 60. A research paper would not have ‘paucity of time and space’ while an article would. 73. CAAAA 4. CA 2. Refer to paragraph 3. First order difference 64. CAAAAAAAA 5. 85. Wary is cautious. 74. 88. The weather experts can realize the development. 68. Refer to paragraph 3. 58.53. So BB cannot be constructed. Dexterous is skillful.

these are 12 ways. Number of skilled workers in other departments = [145 + 174 + 121 + 72] – [129 + 158 + 110 + 66] = 49 Number of unskilled workers in assembly = 12 + 18 + 8 + 6 = 44 The number of people in the processing department 1 × 28 = 7 4 Hence. 3) = A(0. 0)) A(1. 3) = 4 A(2. 103. Gents L Gents L Gents So 3! × 2 = 12 ways. 0) = 0 + 1= 1 A(1. we get the answer as (b). 105. 0) = 1 Re substituting. 96. 0) = A(0. A(1. 2) = A(0. would increase by (iii) 92. 3) = A(0. Total = 12 + 12 = 24 ways. 98. A(1. the skilled in W1 exceed the unskilled from W4 by 400%. 0) = A(1. 95. increase in W4 grade skilled workers is 99. Gents L Gents Gents L 3! × 2 = 12 ways. So total 12 + 12 + 12 = 36 A(1. 2)) A(1. as seen in solution of Q. Skilled from W1 = 15 Unskilled from W4 = 3 Hence. 97. 1) = 2 A(1. Let us assume a x = by = c z = α ∴ a = α 1/ x . Unskilled: P 20 6 A 12 6 F 26 P 22 9 A 18 9 F W1 W2 So 18 b c = a b αy x =αz y 1 1 − 1 1 − ⇒ P 18 4 A 8 4 F 10 P 12 3 A 6 3 F 7 W3 W4 1 1 1 1 ⇒ y−x =z−y ⇒ x+z 2 = xz y ⇒ 2z y = x+z x Page 26 XAT . 2) = A(0. No. 7 × 100 = 25% . 94. 0) = A(0. Questions 98 to 107: Skilled: 106. A(1. W1 P A F W2 P 46 16 A 32 16 F 48 39 15 30 15 30 Total = 129 W3 P 33 11 A 22 11 F 33 W4 107. 1)) A(1. 28 101. A(1. 92. The mirror image of the arrangement of (ii). L Gents Gents L Gents.91. Total = 110 Total = 66 109. 2) = 3. (ii) 100. 1)) by definition. Total = 158 P 20 8 A 16 8 F 14 108. i. 104. 0)) [By using the third condition of the function definition] A(1.Mock . A(1. A(1. 1442 + 1692 + (144 × 169) 124 + 134 + (122 × 132) = {122 + (12 × 13) + 132}{122 –(12 × 13) + 132} = 469 × 157 This is as per the formula a4 + b4 + a2b2 = (a2 + ab + b2)(a2 – ab + b2). The final intersection of fabrication and assembly department = 8 + 7 = 15 From the set representation we have the required ratio is (12 + 20) : 32 ⇒ 1 : 1.e. 1) = A(0. Compare using the sets. y) = y + 1 = 5. 1) = A(0. b = α1 / y and c = α1 / z 102. 1) = A(0. so y = 4. (i) There are three possible ways of arranging the given condition. Use the set representation answer is [30 + 32 + 22 + 16 + 12 + 18 + 8 + 6] = 144 Use the set representation answer is = (22 + 18) + (18 + 10) = 68 Use the set representation Total number of employees = [145 +174 + 121 + 72] + [100 + 90 + 50 + 36] = 512 + 276 = 788 Number of workers of grade W1 in fabrication department = 35 + 32 = 77 Approximate percentage = 10%. 93. y) = A(0. 2) = A(0. A(1. 2) = 3 A(1. A(1.

From the above analogues example. The projects are (2. XAT . 1) = f(1. 0) = 2 127. No three statements are consistent. → Some A are B and some A are not B. 0) = 3 f(44. 1. 18 8 10 128 123. two assertions can be consistent to one another. I JKL M NOP Q RST U 3 116. i. b. f(9. 4) = f(4. → All A are C. Converting to the assertions to a set of five. After putting ball 1 in urn I. 113. 52) = f(52. So none of the answer choices a. ∴ Four ways. These 2. 0) = 3 = f(51. (1.e. R ∴ 8S First letter is in decreasing sequence H G F E D C V T R P N L Second letter is in alternate decreasing series. 3) and (2) meet at most one condition. 120. → Some A are D. The fourth and the fifth ones are not. V. 1 + 1 = 2. 3). W. (2. 111. (1) and (3). in 4 ways = 256. 2 and 3 are consistent while 4 and 5 are not linked to the first three. (1. 121.110. 3 136. 131. 28) = f(18. 122. 2. 116. 3 + 2 = 5. S.e. First three assertions are logically consistent. either selection or rejection. 0) = 2 f(54. 2). 128.e.Mock Page 27 . 1. Between two consecutive letters the number of letters are in AP. Both urns should be filled. 3). None of the given answer choices are applicable. (1. 2. 2) = f(2. = 27 ways. 4. Those who are creatures of fantasy can create fantasy. we can see that 1. f(15. 2. → Some A are B. Two balls out of five balls can be selected in 5 C2 ways = 10 ways. the remaining four balls can 4 be distributed in four urns. Two consecutive letters have a difference of three letters between them. Two out of three urns can be selected in C2 ways. 8 + 5 = 13 and letters attached are in decreasing order. 2 + 1 = 3. 3). 112. (Some A are B. It can go to any of the four urns. 3) = f(3. 15) = f(15. (1. Similarly. Two selections. Remaining three different 3balls can be distributed in three different boxes in 3 . All balls can go to any of the four urns. 115. 132. So total number of ways are 2 × 2 × 2 = 8. there are four ways. we have the following. D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X 135. 12 2 1 3 1 4 2 6 2 8 4 ? 4 16 8 24 124. 0) = 3 {2 – 1} Every project has two ways. 0) = 9 f(6. though independently. Subtracting one way (the case of all getting rejected). 3 C2 ways and can be ∴ Total ways of distribution = 3 C2 × 3 C2 × 2 = 18 ways 126. All poets are creatures of fantasy. The only possible way of distributing all five balls into four urns is that one urn has two balls and other three have one-one ball each. (1). T. i. This means for each ball. 6) = f(6. All the remaining 5 ways other than the possibilities in Q. 3) = f(3. 3). f(27. 258 130 64 66 32 34 ? 16 134. Ram is a creature of fantasy. i. 125. ‘Unsuccessful’ and ‘dishonest’ are not linked.e. → Some A are not B. 2 2 4 4 8 6 14 8 22 10 ? 32 two balls can be selected in distributed in two ways. i. 3). (3). Two balls out of 5 can be selected in 5 C2 ways. So there is only one way of dividing the balls into two groups (2 balls and 1 ball). (1. 1 can be distributed into 4 urns in 4! ways. 119. Total ways = 4! × 5C2 = 240 ways. The digit is changing as in Fibonacci series 1. 9) = f(9. c fits in. 3) = f(3. 0) = 1 129. 2) = f(2. 114. 5 + 3 = 8. 118. 14) = f(14. 117. we have 8 – 1 = 7 ways. 5. honest is linked neither with unsuccessful nor successful. Every ball can be put in four ways. Ram is a poet. U. So total number of ways = 27 × 10 = 270. 9) = (9. Assertion Example 1. 133. 130.) 3. 5 ∴ Total ways = 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 = 4 = 1024 ways.

2 139. Number of members having more than three children is not known.. The difference = 440865. where x = 1. 12(N) + 1(E) + 7(S) + 5(W) + 1(C) = 26 26 = 10. The series increases by addition of (x – 1) to the previous number. 3. 138.. Smallest six-digit number using the given digits = 102345.35% 251 140. 2.Mock . Page 28 XAT . 2 1 + (12 – 1) = 1 1 + (2 –1) = 4 2 4 + (3 – 1) = 12 2 12 + (4 – 1) = 27 2 27 + (5 –1) = 51 2 51 + (6 – 1) = 86 Largest six-digit number using the given digits = 543210. ..137.

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