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1 If log10 b = 1 + log10 a , then b = 2

A. B. C.

a+b ab ab a+b 1 ab

A. D. E.
2 a+b 1 a+b

10 a 10 + a
5a

B. C. 6

D.

a 2 a 2

E. 1 + following
2

Which of the
2

is a

factor of

1 , then b = If a = 1 1 b

4(a + b ) 9(a b )

A. B. C.

1 1

1 1 a 1 1+ a

A. D. 1 +
1 1+ a

5b a 5a + b ab

B. C. 7

D. 13b 5a E. 13a 5b

1 1+ 1 a

1 E. 1 + 1 a

If

a c = = k and a, b, c, d are positive, then b d

( x + 1)( x 2) = x + 1
x2

hold

which of the following must be true

A. B. C. D. E. 4

1 only 2 only Any value Any value except 1 Any value except 2 5 +1 5 1 5 1 5 +1

A. B. C.

a+c =k b+d ab = cd = k ac = bd = k

D. a = c = k E.
ac =k bd

A. B. C.

0
1 2

A.
D. E. 5
1 + 5 2

n n 2
n
n 2

B. C.

D. E.

n 2

n2

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If a and b are greater than 1, which of the following statements is/are true I.. a + b = a + b II. a + b 13 The figure shows a solid platform with steps on one side and a slope on the other. Find its volume.

1 1

= a+b
6

A. B. C.

0.75m 3 0.84 m 3 0.858 m 3 D. E. 1.008 m 3 1.608 m 3

10 If a : b = 2 : 3 , a : c = 3 : 4 and b : d = 5 : 2 , find c : d .

14 In the figure, TP and TQ are tangent to the A. B. C. 15 1645 103 D. 209 E. 51 circle of radius 3cm. Find the length of the minor arc PQ . A. B. 11 Suppose x varies directly as y 2 and inversely as z . Find the percentage increase of x when
y is increased by 20% and z is decreased by

3 cm 2 cm 3 cm 2

C. D. E.

cm

cm

ACHD to the volume of the cube ABCDEFGH in

the figure.

12 A sum of \$10000 is deposited at 4% p.a., compounded yearly. Find the interest earned in the second year. A. B. \$16 \$400 D. \$800

A. B. C.

18 16 14

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D. E.

13 12

16 In the figure, the equilateral triangle ACE of side 4 cm is inscribed in the circle. Find the area of the inscribed regular hexagon ABCDEF. A. B.
C. D. E.

8 3 cm 2
8 2 cm
2

20 In which two quadrants will the solution(s) of

sin cos < 0 lie

4 3 cm 2 4 2 cm 16 cm
2 2

A. B. C. D. E.

In quadrants I and II only In quadrants I and III only In quadrants II and III only In quadrants II and IV only In quadrants III and IV only

17 In the figure, a cone of height 3h is cut by a plane parallel to its base into a smaller cone of height h and a frustum. Find the ratio of the volume of the smaller cone to the volume of the frustum. A. B. C. D. E. 127 126 19 18 17

21 If A + B + C = 180 , then 1 + cos A cos(B + C ) = A. B. C. 0 sin 2 A 1 + cos 2 A D. 1 + sin A cos A E. 1 sin A cos A

18 The greatest value of 1 2 sin is A. B. C. 5 3 1

1 4

23 Which of the following equations has/have solutions I. 2 cos 2 sin 2 = 1 II. 2 cos 2 sin 2 = 2 III. 2 cos 2 sin 2 = 3 A. I only

D. E.

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B. II only C. III only A. B. C. D. E. 42 36 24 21 18

D. I and II only E. II and III only 28 If the two lines 2x y + 1 = 0 and ax + 3 y 1 = 0 do not intersect, then a =

A. B. C.

6 2
2 D. 3 E. 6

29 If 0 < k < h , which of the following circles intersect(s) the y-axis

A. B. C. D. E. 9

61 10 6 3 109

I. ( x h ) + ( y k ) = k 2
2 2

II. ( x h ) + ( y k ) = h 2
2 2

III. ( x h ) + ( y k ) = h 2 + k 2
2 2

26 In the figure, the circle is inscribed in a regular pentagon. P, Q and R are points of contact. Find . A. B. C. D. E. 30 32 35 36 45

A. B. C.

I only II only III only D. E. y = mx + 3 I and II only II and III only divides the circle

30 If the line

x 2 + y 2 4 x 2 y 5 = 0 into two equal parts, find m .

1 4

A. 27 In the figure, ST is a tangent to the smaller circle. ABC is a straight line. If TAD = 2 x and
DPC = 3x , find x .

B. C. D. E.

1
0
5 4

A. B. C. D.

30 36 40 42

(3,4) , (2,0)

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A. B. C. D. E.

(3.5,3) (3,2) (3,1) (1.5,2) (1,2)

35 If the quadratic equation ax 2 2bx + c = 0 has two equal roots,which of the following is/are true I. II. a, b, c form an arithmetic sequcence. a, b, c form an geometric sequence.
b . a

32 The table shows the mean marks of two classes of students in a mathematics test Number of student 38 42 Mean mark 72 54

Class A Class B

A student in Class A has scored 91 marks. It is found that his score was wrongly recorded as 19 in the calculation of the mean mark for Class A in the above table. Find the correct mean mark of the 80 students in the two classes A. B. C. 61.65 62.55 63 D. 63.45 E. 63.9

D. E.

I and II only II and III only

36 Which of the following intervals must contain a root of 2 x 3 x 2 x 3 = 0 ? I. 1 < x < 1 A. B. C. 37 How I only II only III only many integers D. I and II only E. x II and III only satisfy inequality II 0 < x < 2 III. 1 < x < 3

33 Two cards are drawn randomly from five cards A, B, C , D and E . Find the probability that card A is drawn while card C is not. A. B. C.
3 25 3 20 4 25

6 x 2 7 x 20 0 D. E.
6 25 3 10

A. B. C.

0 1 2 D. E. 3 4

34 The figure shows the cumulative frequency curves of three distributions. Arrange the three distributions in the order of their standard

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42 Find the (2n )th term of the G.S.

1 , 1, 2, 4,... . 2

A. B. C. D. E.

ax 2 + (b m )x + (c k ) 0 ax 2 + (b m )x + (c k ) < 0 ax + (b m )x + (c k ) = 0
2 2 2

A.

22n 2 2n 2 2 n 3 2 2 n 2 2 2n 2

B. C. D. E.

ax + (b m )x + (c k ) > 0 ax + (b m )x + (c k ) 0

39 Under which of the following conditions must the mean of n consecutive positive integers also be an integer

43 If the price of an orange rises by \$1, then 5 fewer oranges could be bought for \$100. Which of the following equations gives the original price \$ x of an orange

A. B. C. D. E.

n is any positive integer n is any positive odd integer n is any positive even integer n is any multiple of 3 n is the square of any positive integer

A. B. C.

D. E.

100 100 =5 x 1 x 100 100 =5 x x 1

40 The L.C.M. of P and Q is 12ab 3 c 2 . The L.C.M. of X , Y and Z is 30a 2 b 3 c . What is the L.C.M. of P , Q , X , Y and Z

44 By selling an article at 10% discount off the marked price, a shop still makes 20% profit. If the cost price of the article is \$19800, then the marked price is A. \$21600 \$26136 \$26400 D. \$27225 E. \$27500 B.

A. B. C.

C.

45 Coffee A and coffee B are mixed in the ratio

xy by weight. A costs \$50/ and B costs

41 If a polynomial f ( x ) is divisible by x 1 , then f ( x 1) is divisible by A. B. C.

x2 x+2 x 1

\$40/. If the cost of A is increased by 10% while that of B is decreased by 15%, the cost
D. E.
x +1

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Find xy . A. B. C. 23 56 65 D. 32 E. 5534

46 In the figure, find tan .

1 3

A. B.
C.

1 8
3 8

D.
E.

2 7 1 2 49 In ABC, A = 30 , c = 6 . If it is possible to draw two distinct triangles as shown in the figure, find the range of values of a .

47 In the figure, if is the angle between the diagonals AG and BH of the cuboid, then

A. B. C. D. E.

sin sin sin

= = =

2 3 3 4 1 3 2 3 3 4

sin = sin =

A. B. C. D. E.

ABC. OA = AB = AC = 2cm and BC = 2 2cm .

If M and N are the mid-points of OB and OC respectively, find the area of AMN.

C. The diameter AB of the bigger circle is

tangent to the smaller circle at D. If DE bisects
ADC , find .

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A. B. C. D. E.

24 38 45 52 66 A. B. C. D. E. 4.5 5 6 8 10 53 In the figure, AB = 16 , CD = 8 , BF = 9 ,

GD = 4 , EG = 2 . Find GC .

51 In the figure, EB and EC are the angle bisectors of ABC and ACD respectively. If A = 40 , find E . A. B. C. D. E. 20 25 30 35 40

BDEF is a rhombus. CEF is a straight line. Find

the length of the perpendicular from B to DE.

52 In the figure, O is the center of the circle. If the diameter AOB rotates about O, which of the following is/are constant I. II.

A. B. C.

1 a 2

2a 3

D.

3 a 2

+
AC + BD

a
2

E. a

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