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(Key and Solutions for AIMCAT1318)
SECTION  I
1. 2. 3.
4.
e
B
D
B
6. 7'. 8. 9.
e e
B
0
11. A 12. D 13. D
14. B
5.
D
10. B
15. C
16. e 17. e 18. D 19. B 20. A
21. A 22. D 23 .. A 24. C
25. D
26. 27. 28. 29. 30.
B A C D A
SECTIONII
1. A
2. 3.
4.
D A C
S. 7. 8.
9.
D D B
0
11. D 12. D 13. D
14. A
16. C 17. C 18. C
19. 0
5,
C
1O, A
15. B
20, C
21. B 22. D 23.. A 24. C 25. B
26 .. D 27. C 28 .. C
29. D
30. B
Solutions
SECTION ~I
Solutions for questions 1 to 5:
2.. On careful cbservation.ut can be seen that the average we:ights of oranges: in all t[he 4 bsskets and also in baskets X and Y are ~~e same. So the averaqe weight of oranges in baskets W & Z wilt also be the same.
1.
A
90
,
120
:
~'30
1'60
40/
:. The required ratio is 4 : 3.
Choice (q
AD is the bisector of L IBAC ., _._= __ .
.AB BD
AC DC
t
(1)
Given
AD (AB)
SO
=
AE(AC)
EC
(: AE + EC = AC)
AD(AB) BD(AC) DC =
AE EC
ea .
AD
EC . ':DC
AI: (
BDX.AC).
AB
. from   (1)

/. DE is the arng~le bisector of LA[le :. L EDC LADE LECD y" (say} LADB '" '180·  2y· :. LB'" 18CI"  (60' + 180"  2)1") LB = 2yD _60" 2y"  60· + 120· + yo '" 180· (In~BC) :. y= 40
=
=
=
The sum of the surface areas off BFEC and BCDA (which are rectanqles) '" 2 x SF x BC = 2 x 14 x 20 = 560 cm2 Total area of the· flat surfaces" 2 [3rr I 4 x {114il 2 x 3/4 x 22/7 x 14 x 14 924 cm2 . Area of the curved surface" 3/4 x 21t x 14 x 20.
=
LIB 80"  60" ~=~~~ LC 40"
2
Choice (B}
= 3f4 x 2 x 2217 x "14 x 20 = '320 em' So total surtacearea of the new block.
::: (560 + 924 + 1320)
= 2804
cm2
Choice (D}
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Soliution 6.
for question
·110 .."..... ",. ".....
, •• ,"<.
Let us drawn a venndiagram ~$ing the information giverl.
8FM
B
o
E is a point on the diagonal BO, ., it is equlidistantt from sides AB and Be.
c
EF => EL" 1
BF
= 1 and AF
and
'" 3
.', BE ", J2
AE = ~32 +f
BD '" diagonal"
.', DE =3./2
4fi
=.J1O , and BE '" 12
un
1 hr.
in 1/3 hour
X travels
312 km IDE)
,'..he will travel
J2 km (EB)
= 20
minutes.
Alternative Solution:
From [ a[~on,e given, b::. a ::.C 7 (1) and g::. 20 4 (2) Here, we get many posslblllties. .:I alone is not sufficient From ttalone, =:;:;;> e::. f> d>44 (3) From (3) also we cannot concludeanythlnq. Combining both. I and 11,. as we know that, a + b + c + d + e + f+ 9 =402 If c ;:;120 and g::. 20, the only possible values are, d = 5; f" 6 and e 7; 9 21, b 122 and a 121
=
=
=
=
1 krn
,... 122 + 1.21 +120 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 21 '" 402 ... We get only one possibility here. Thus, the number of'peop~e who don't tune into SFM is OJ + e+ c= 121 + 7 + 120 " 248
... Both the statements together are sutfictent.
E
SoilUti.ons for questions 7. 7 to 13:
Choice (C)
C
Draw EG parallel to CD, dies GED and ABD are similar.
USing counter examples for (A), {8) and (D) (A) 1(2) + 13}1 1 121 131= 5 + (8) 13 10 [ 7
=
=
13[1101
IDE
:::}'
GID AG
AID DB E[B DE
ADGD DB1 3 DE
AG EB 8.
(O} 1T31 118 12:[ 131 '" 8 (C) is always true,
=
=7
Choice (C)
GO
=.. =
., Time taken by
X
to cover EEl =_!_x1
3
hour"
20 m~nutes. Choice (B)
.5.
Let the present ages of Minna, Sony and Rohan m years, s years and r ye'ars respectbvely. m it s + r 90 4 (1) Sony wil[ be as o[:d as Rohan is in (r  s) years, Rohan's age then" (r + r  s) years'" 2r  s years. Minna's age then " (m + r , s) years.
be
=
2r  s
2
The required value, i.e., AT .. B!! + C! is 3digit. 4 Of more digits. Hence they need not be considered. 6! = 720, and this is 3·digit; because it is given that A! + B! + C! '" ABC. The value' of one 'of A or B or C has to' be 7; and then the same will have mare than 3 diqlts, Hence, 6! is out of consideration . S! " 120, and is 3~ig.it. lih,is coutd be, one of the numbe~. 41 " 2.4; and Wh,ell this is added' to 51, the value is 144 which is 3digiit. As the sum is 144, 1! has to be taken into account, Then 1! + 4! + 5! = 1[ + 24 + 120 = 145 and the given condition is satisfied. A + B + C 1 + 4 + 5 '" 10. Choice (B)
71, 81, 9! have
=
m+rs4 ,
=:;:;;>S'=
m
9. (2)
The length of the wall constructed Shyarn COnstructs onsuccessive
on the
dh day 8
is gi.ven by
the expressions mentioned and the [englth of the wal! that
> days is tabulated below.
3m
2
Day
Rohan was as old as Sony is, (I  s) years ago,
Sony's ,age (r  s) years ago :" (2s  r) years. Minna's age then m ~ (r ~ (5) years (m ~ r+ s) years.
length 2. 4 6 8 8 11 14 17 20 ., The total length of the wal[ that Shyam constructs
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
9
23
10
in 10
=
=
2Sf
2
10,
4 6 days =...:. {2+8)+(8+23) 2. 2
=
113.
Choice (D), and Bohr be a and b
m~r+s
r= 2m  •••••~ (3) Also, m + r"" s 90 From (1), (2) and (3),
=
let the speed (in krn/hr) of Adam respectively, after sometime,
Adam startedl from P at a certain time and Bohr started
Bohr catches up wWh Adam at 12~OOnoon at (b  a)t<m per hour. by reducing t'he ini:tiia~ ssparaflon
3..s 3
+2
(£.5') 3
+ s= 90
s;:; 30
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Given that if Bohr 'had startedan hour later, he would have caught up with Adam at 4:00 p.m. In that additional one hour, Adam would cover a. distance of a km.
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...
=
Sum 01 the digits of 1000 1. Sum of the digits of 10m 2. Sum 01 the digits of N =9k + 1 .. 2
= =
U
() Rem 9k +3
g
= 9k+
3.
"3
3. Choice (0)
11,2(f+b):525S:::}(+b:>:129 Consider t + b= 129
... Required remainder= Solutions 14. for questions
,
Q
1 2
128
14 and 15: received receivedl
1:27
Average number of applications
=
Total number
of applications
65 64 :. A total 01 64 values, are possible. Consider f + b = 128 127 126
!
Q
1 2
4 The '0/0 change i:n average number of applications received per univ,ersity is same as that for total number of apphcations. In 2007, to!al number of applications " 18926 + 167:23 + 18428 + 19201 '" 73,278 In 2009, tatal number of applications received 85,71l1
=
:; % increase
=
8570173728
73278
x 100 Choice 16)
64 64 A total of 64 values are possible.
Simil1auly,for t + b " 127 and
=
" 1,26
12423
73:278
= 16.95%
6
t+b
63 values are possible. Finally for t + b 3 and f + b
Onlly 1 value is possible, :. Total number or possible rectangles
=
=2
No'te: Since 73278 ls less than 6 times 1242.3, the required rat10 will be slightly greater than..!., l.e., 16.67%. From the
:;;2(1 +2+ 3+
64)=2x
64x65 2
ehelees 16,95% is the best possible value. =4160 15. For university R, % ncrease in appli,ealions from (in OO's approximately') 2006 to 2.007
Choice ~A) 12. LeUM given Slim be denoted by S. 4 9 16 S'" 1+5+5'2+ 53 ,+....
Instead of the number wi:th a symbol. :. Let 5 1/5, it is more eonvenianr to work
=
184 ~ Hi7
x 100 :! 17% x 100 :!12% )(100 4%
157
2007 to 2.008 '" 207 184 184
2. == x
By
[(1}  (2)]
2008 to 2.009" 2009(02.01'0"
215  207 207
5!
S = 1 + 4>.' 9.1 + 1'6x3 + .. ,.. (1) +
51< " S(1  x)
235 2'15 215
x + 3x2 + 5t' + 7;.;"+ .... " (4) S(l  x) = 1 +:Ix + 2X2 + ~,,~~ By ({3)' (4)) {51, 2x 1 1+' 1+Sxl1
1'"
(1x)2
=
X
+ 4x2 ... 9x3 ........ (2) '1 *" 3x + 5X" + 7xJ + .. ,. (3),
x 100'''' 9%
2009'. Choice {C)
The least % increase occuredin SolutiOniS for questions 16,
16 and 17;
S
__ ,
1 x

1+ x
{1x)3 
_ _
(1if 32
5
75
Choice ID}
13. Rem
l~ )
is the th~di9it,SOfIN)
The fOll'owing is the contrjbuticn (in hundred million dollarsapprox) of IQP five countrlss to total export value in 1990. Un:ited States 594 Canada 2.23 Australia ~19 China 1101 Brazill 978
Rem (sumo!
1135
Total export velue in 1990
:l:!
N ~ 123,""
Rem (~O)
.. ,99910001001
'" 4 which is same as Rem ( 4 ; 0 )
1423 (in hundred
million
dollarsapprox) Co:ntrubution in % 01the top fiive countries in 19SO P
=
1135 1423
x 100 ." .80%
Rem ( ~3 ) '" Rem ( 5 ; 3 ) ~ 8 .
Slmll~arly, Rem
..
'="9'
(Sum
of digits of 1 2 3 ... 999'}
Contributlon (ln hundred rnllllon dollars  approx) of the same five countries in 2010'" 1426 + 521 + 270 + 516 +
687
;;; 3420~ Total export value (in hundred million dollars  approx) in 2010
_ R em ( 1 + 2 + 3 + '"' '"'" + 999 )  0 _ 9
The sum of the digits 01 N till 999 is divisible by 999 and is say equal tosk
'" 4867 ,', % share
.
1111
[.; 9f~n'"999(11000) .2
1
20110 " q= ;:
3420 4867
70%
Choice {C)
,wll;icih is also divisiible bY9].
p  q .. 80 70;:
10 percentage points.
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17. In 2:009, average export value (in hundred mHiion dollarsapprox)
Solutions
'for questlcns Hockey
(235+577 +437+409+60+55 +34+1'64+253+209'+'67+280+1
13
~961
84
·1· I ffil: lion dcnarsacprox ) 13 Of tile giv'en countries, only Brazil, Canada, China and UITlifed States have their exports more than the average value, wlli~e the rest have a lower value than the average.
. :.X;;;4&Y;;;9=:>
3976 ~.300 (In hun d'" . '" ra"
=Y
X
4 9 The given info~mation can be represented as above:
Alternative setunon: Since there are 113 countries in the table the sum of the denominator and numerator of the conrect ratio must be 13 (more precisely, a factor of "13) OR a uaclor of 12 (if one country exactly equals the average). Only cholce (C} satisfies. Choice (C)
21. x+y+11 ;;;50 =>x+y"'39 Also, )( + 30 + 11 + q
= 77
=>x'l>q"'36 Given that, x '" q => 2q '" 36, q 18 ::: x Also, x + y =39
=
=> y '" 3918 '" 21 y + 3() + 11 + r = 71
Sohlltiions for questions 18 to 20: and greencoloured balls
"'" r '" 9 22.
;,9 students play on!y ba.s~etba.!1.
choice (A)
As Siita can identify the redcoloured eorrectly, the number of redcoloured and greencol~oured respectively
balls and greencoloured as redcoloured the yellow
lnitially, 84 students play'ed hockey.
balls is at most the number of balls identified
by Sil.a. Similarly
coloured, bluecoloured and blacxcoloured balls are at most the number of balls identified as vellowcotoured, bluecoloured and blackcoloured by Gita. Thus the distribution off balls can be represented as follows. Colour Twb I .TubII ;:;5 :>;2 ~3 ~3
,.;1 :>;2 ,.;2 ::;;5 511
=> 84 '" P + x + '1 + 30; x + y " 391 => P = S4  30  39 ;;; 15 Now, x +y= 39.
Some of the possible cornblnaflons of x & yare x y 25 14 20 19 Given that: of those playing all three games some sttJdents stop playing one g:ame such that the number of students playing each pair of games is equal, Tihe number of such students is rnlnlrnurn when the values off x and yare as close 10 each other as possible. If x'" 25,. y " 14,. then ilhe number of students playing each pair of games is 25, 14 and 11. To make them equal, each should be made 25 .. Now, oonsiderthe case X" 20, 1';;;;; 19 In this case. the number of students playing each pair of gamesare:20, 19& 1'. .Hockey Football]
Red
G~ee!l
Yellow Btu@ Blaok
Tub IIIhb TV Tub V ::;1 ::;2 ::;7 :::;3 :::;2 ~£:7 ,.;4 ~2 ,,<3
:;6 :;;8 :;7 :;;6 :;;;4
:;;11
£2
In ths above table the sum of th,e values for only tub III adds up exactly to .20, whereas it is greater than 20 for all other tubs. Hence, the values of the nurnoer of different coloured baJ!s C8!n be uniqueli)' determined for tUJ.b and other tubs have mult~pl:e Ill possibilit!ies. 18. To find] out the least possible number of blackcoloured balls we have to maximize the number of balls of ofher
colours.
TIle minimum possible number of black balls for each of tubs are 9, 8, 8. 5 and 1 respectively (the minimum possib~e number of balls of any colour in any tub is Thus tihe least possible number of black balls is 9 + 8 + 8. + 5 +1 ;;;31 Choice (D)
n
Basketball Now, the number of students playing each pair of game.s must be made 20. So, a total of a + 1 "'" 9 l.e. 1a students are to stop pl!aying one of tihe three g:ames. ;. No.of students playing hockey "15 .. 20 ... 20.;p (3010)" 75 Choice (0) Solutions 23. for questions 23 to 30:
19.
The number of blackcoloured balls in tub II can be any number between 8 and 11. Thus option (A) is not definitely
tatse,
The minimum possible number of yellow coloured balls ln tub IV i83. Hence option B is definttely false. The' ncrnber of redCOloured bal!s in tob I is in the rang:e of 3 to 5,. Hence option (C) is not defirlitely false. Th.!!· number of blUJe bal:ls in tub V is between 1 and 4, Hence (D) is not definite:ly false. Choice (8) 20. The sum of all the maximum possible number off ba.lls for tub IV is 21. if the number 01 bluecoloured balls is 6, all the other coloured balls should be present in the maximum possible numbers, so that the total number off balls in tub IV wi.U be 20. Thus the number of ,green·cQ'loured [balls in tub IV is 2. Choice (A)
Let Arun h ave x RS.1 t) notes and y Re·.l notes GiveIl1()x"," y xy
=
=> Y" x1
lOx x
for which
Since x <:: 10, the possible values of integer are 2, 3 and ,6. Correspondingily, y" 20, 15and 12 => x + Y fS either 22 or 18.
y
is an
Choice (A)
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A
l.e. 100 o~chids and 201 roses costing RS.1356 or 102 orehidsand 201 roses oosting RS.13,58. Therefore, she realized at least is RS.1356" Choice (8) 27. Dimka Ram had 15 misses which was also the hi.ghest number of misses. Even if 16 of the 18 archers have different number of misses i.e, O. 1, .... , 15, still two archers wi:ll be there who will have the same number of misses as some other archer, That is, the number of misses by the 1]'h archer wHi be one value from 0 to 14, whereas lIne number of misses by the 18th archer will be some ether value from 0 to 14. Therefore, at least two archers had Vhe same number of misses. Choice (Aj
Consider two concentric circles with radii t and R {f c R). If
r= ~ and ABC are, 'points on the outer circle sucn that 2 " AS and AC are tarngent to the inner circle, then Be is also
tsnqent (ln this case C1 and C2 become the indrcle and circum circle of ABC. which wiill be an equilateral trian:gre)_ Iii r
28. We can classify the numbers based on the remainder they leave when divided by 3, as follows: A 1 4 7 B
.
R <. BC
2
doesn't Interned
.
_'.
O~touch the mner Circle and
_._
2 5 8
C 3 6 9
if r» R, then BC intersects the inner circle at two points. 2 Choice (C)
25.
lei
t. b be the length and breadth of a rectangle. So area is Ib_
b
As per the conditions given im the question,
(~'" 4) Ib+ 4)" 210 7 (1)
Ib +4f+4b+ 16" 21b :::::> tb 4[ + 4b+ 16 ~(2)
Consider the group containing 1_ If another number of the group is also from .A, the third also has to be from A. If another number is from B, the third has to be Irom C_ (If another is from C, the third has to be from 18). Thus 10 select 3 numbers sucb that the sum is divisible by 3,. oneway i's (1. 4. 71 (2, 5, 8) and (3, 6,9). Otherwise we proceed as fol:tows. Select 1 from A. Se.lect one number from B and one from C. Thls can be done in9 ways. Then take 4 from A. Select one from B and one from C. This can now be done in 4 ways. 7 from A ~gets grouped with the remaining numbers lin B ,and! C_ Thus, there are 1 .. 9(4} or 37 ways to form the group. Choice (C)
=
29.
A
(~H2Hb6}=lb(1170~J'" 4tb + 8b  241 48 '" Ib :::::> 31b I 8b  24.1 '" 48 7 (4) (1} in (4) gives 121 I 12b + 48 :::::> 20b '" 121 =>b"'~t
f b 7(3) 4
80  241 = 48
I
5
C The largest oircl:e that can be cut outfrom ti1egiven II.iangle is its lncirele, We need to flnc! ti"ne area Qf th!e incircle of a rig~tang!ed triangle with its hypotenuse angles being 30'_ being
20/3
em and one of its
26.
Let the number of bouquets 01 type A and type IS sold by Panni be x and y respectively. Total number of orchids sold'" 4x + 2y where as the tota~1 number otroses sold = 9x + 3y Now let 4x+ 2y" 100 ___, (1 ) 9x+ 3y 200 7 (2)
ThereforeAB
Be
=
r;: 2(20'13) = 30 cm
13
=.2.(20j3} 2
= 10../3 cm and
=
(Semi perimeter)' x (inradius) '" Area of ~he triangle ..
Solving (1) and (2), we get x = 50 ,Y
3
=
50
(2fJ'j3 I30+10.J3) r =~(10J3)
(30)
3
2
2
Since the number of bouquets that she sells of each type cannot be a fraction, let VJS consider )( " 16 and y'" 16_ They add up to Orchids Roses 16(4) 16(9) 16(2) 16(3) 96 192 She still needs to sell at least 4 orchids a nd at lea sl 8 roses. He can se!! them in eiUner 1 type A bouquet Or 3 type B bouquets l.e., she sells either 17 type A bouquets and 16 type B bouquets or 16 type A bouquets and ~9 type B bouquets, Triumphant Institute of Management
orr "'.
(100./3), (30) (30){.f3 1)
"
t: t: 5,,3 (\1'3 1),
Therefore area of the lncircle = 1't75(4 ~ Altar.rnalive selutlon:
213 ) cm
2
!n a right angled triangle (of perpendicular sides a and b, and hYlPotenusec. !:he mradius Ii'! + b  c}/2_
=
Hence r=
(10{:3 +302013)/2
,,15sJ3
=
sJ3(/3 I).
Therefore area 0,1 the lnclrcle '" fl:75(4  2/3
) cm2 Choice (D)
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...
a
4.
> 
1. ..2 . IS a root off ex * bx ... a '" 0 3
C
 + a;;;; 0 or, 9' 3
c
b
3b + 9a;;;;; 0
?
(2) the two
Statement (031 cannot be inferred since the author uses the term '[vade' fa trade ill goods, services and capital. Statement (b) can be infe"red trom the last two paras. Statement (c) is not true as the last sentence of para 1 shows that even economists have reservations where free flow of capita'i is concerned. Choice (C)
Multiplying (1) by 3 and (2) by 2 and adding equations, we get 12a+6b+3c=O 2c  6b + 18a = 0
Solutions 5.
fgr questlons 5 to 7:
3003 + 50 :: 0 "'" 50 :::~30a
=}
~"6
a
Therefore
the product of the roots is 6, Thus the second
root ofthe fi rst equation is ..:.. =3.
.
6 2
:. Sum of roots is 2  3 '" 1. Altern.ative Replacing solutilon: x with 6. in ax
2
The para refutesthe theoiry that economic development will stablise population guowlh and emphasises that grOWling populations can have a negative outcome on the already depleting resources. Option A has not been suggested im the para. Option B cannot be an effective concl:us~6t'i for the para because tme pie (natu~a:1 resources) eannet be enlarged. Only option C can: be the appropriate conclu:d~ng statement because iit is in Ikeeping with the preoed~ng two sentences which voice concern and fear over the population iSSLUe. hoice (0) might continua the para but C does nol conclude it. Choice (C] Option A can be ruled out because there is, no indication iITl the given para thai the bankers were being fa,wned! over. Choiee {D) is the apt sentence 10 conclude tbe para since il links to the penultimate sentence ( ". ~udged the lot of them guHty.. But only _, .). Option (8) is ruled out because the reaction is not understandable  not everyone connected with Wall Street is guilty. Option iC} is ruled out because the para is not about the "toilers' but the men at the top ('insane·ly overpaid). Choice (D) The pa~agraph is in defense of textingl and rules Oi,J( any adverse impact it may have 'On uhe·llaIlQuage, Choice A call be ruled out sinoethere has been no, reference 1.0 computers, In choice B the ,arm of address changes 10 'you' suddenly. Choioe C is ruled out since 'children' are refe~red 10 for the lirst liime. Choice D iis apt  the penultimate sentence says languag·e 'will not decline' and this adds that it will evolve. Choice (D)
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Difficulty level wise summary· Section I Level of Difficulty Questions VetyEasy
E,:,SY Medium Difficu.lt
Very Difficult
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7'.9.15,21.30 2 34 5 8 10 14 17 22.23,2527 13,16,18, 19,20,24,26, 1,6,11,12, 28,,29

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Solution for question 1:
1. Statement B beginstne para by stating how physiCists like to describe nature. 0 is a continuation of B. 'Such a description' ill 0 refers to the way' physicists like to describe nature which is mentioned in B. C is a continuation, of D because it says that 'the' unificaticn came at a price.' The unification here, refers tolne IAnification of dfsparate forces mentioned in D. Hence BDC is the correct order of sentences .. Slatemeni A cannot: rnske a sequence w,ilh B arid D and C. Choice (A) for questlone 2 t.O 4:
Statement b mentions the topic (l.e, sel!ing nuclear power technology by Japan) on wilich the paragraph is based. Statement (d) follows (b) linked by refeuenceloindllstry. 'The eftiorl in (a) refers to the effort made by .Japanese industrial conglomerates 10 pursue multi bjllion dollar projects,  referred to in (d). Hence (a) follows (d). Statement (e) presents a oontrasting idea by saying that this attempt (i.e.th.e attempt to sell m.Jclear technology to other countries) wou:ld seem a, snetch for Japan because of the nuclear meltdowns, (c) concludes Ihe para by citi'ng Japan's line of defence. Therefore bdaec ls the sequence. Grnoke(B) Statement (b) opens lile para by mentioning the topic of the passagefundamenlalism. (d) follows, (b) because it showing how it is perceived by some. Statement (e) contrasts with (d) by advis.ing the inquisitive observers 10 judge the impact exercised by fundamentalist movements on their 'followers and others, Statement (a) explains how the impact has been in states that support fundamentalism and hence foltows, Statement (e) concludes the para by explaining how the impact had been dltterent in states thai marginalize fundamentalism. Hence bdcae is the correct sequence, Cl'no~ce(D) for questio:ns 10 to 13:: notes for RC:
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Number of words and Ex[plan.atory notes for IRC: Number of wards . 512 2. Choices A and B are ruled out as the author is neither critical or In favour of llberallzation He warns of tile possible consequences. Hence 0 is apt. C is wled out as he accepts tihat liberalization (laissez faire) is beneficlel in goods a~d serwces, Choice (D) In the las! two paragraphs the author compares trade in !loads with trade iin capital and says thai in t~e case of capital the dangers are more far reachin!l and the scope for rnaklnq mistakes is also more. Hernce choice A ls apt while the others are only partly true, Choice (A) Education
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and Explanatory
Number of words: 668 1Q, The passage states that Mabackou lsa "subversive" who wants to "break the chains of pure Freneh''(Para 2). Choice A, thus, is correct .. Wrnile choice D is incorrect, choices B and Caire beside the point Cholce (A) Complex, Secunderabad  500 003.
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::;;, It is 2. Now, the remaining cells in the grid can be easi:ly uilled and completed to obtain tile g~id below. Seemity Health Education Recreation (5 1 2 :5 1 2 3 4 3 6 5 2 4 5 1 6 2 4 1 3 5 4 6 3 WHdlife F.inance 'II 3
12.
P' Q R
S
T U
6 1 '3 :5
2 Choice
5
4 2
6
1
17.. Ciity T got the 1'llran~ [n recreation.
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13. Mabanckou
HI. The statement given in the thi:rdlchoice is ~alse.
Choice (C) 19.. S, ll, R, P, T and Q is Ihe proper order. Soluticns for questions 21)and 21: Choice (D)
Sol'uticns for questions
Number of words and Explanatory Numberof words' 14. 454
Let A1 represent Associate 'linguist and A2 represent Assistant ling,l'uist nne given imfmmation can be represented tn the term of a grid as show below. French A German Spanish Lalin Greek
There is nothing i~ tihe last para to suggest B, Cor 0 'invadetrs' in E! could also refer to natural predators. Only A is su:ggested by the ~ine 'powered by chemosynthetic bacteria'. Choice (A} (A), (C) are factors that affect ([9). Wetlands being adjuncts of the marine ecosystems the author does not elaborate on the topic, Choice (S} The creation 01 marine protected am as will help 1:0 increase diwindlillg populations (a), infuse ViglOi.if into tile ford webs and abundant: life at t~e interface of land and sea (c), provide bountiful feed for migratory birds in the wet marshes adJa,cent to the seas (d), A protected area willi not encourage fishing, The correct answer is C. Choice (C) for questions 17 to 19: (iii), (iv) and (v), is tabulated as
A~
15.
E
F
Since Akbar and Charlton are linguists in German and Sp.anish, they are not linguists in any other language. :. Akbar is an Associate linguist in German while Charlton is an ASSistant linguist in German. ., The three' Asslstant Hnguists in Frencl'n have to be Oebashish, E:klavya a,nd Farooq, Eklavya is an Associste Iinquist in Greek. Bindlu must: be an Assistant ling,uist in G:reek w~ile Farooq must be am Associa1e·lingllist im l.atln. lhe final grid is as below,
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The data given in conditions follows. Security Health
Frencn Germal1 Education Recreation Wildlife Finance
A
P
Q R
6 3 5
I
B
At

Spanish
A,

latin

A2

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I Greek
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I
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C
s
T
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2
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0
E F
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A2
A,
A2
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3
4


A1 A,

A,
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I I


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A1

20.. Debashish, Eklavya and Farooqare
in French.
From (ii) .. e'ither R or T g.ol the 3«1rank in security. As i got the 3'"' rank in health, R got th€ 3'0 rank in security From (ii), either R or S got the 1st rank in wildlife, above table it ls clear that R got thet" rank in wildlife. From the
the Assistant linguists Choice (C) has one Assistant Choice IB)
21.. Of th.e given eholces, o,nly German linguist and one Associate li:ngl.lrist. $ollllti'on for questiom 22: 22.
From (i), the .city with 2M rank in health should have the 1"' Iran~ in! security, Only city Q can ,satisfy the condition. Now the grid appears as below.
p
Q
,Security
Health Education 2
Recreation
WHdl:ife Finance
6
1
R
3 3
4
3 5
S
T U
,
1 3
2
4
C and E are at the sxtrsrna snds and D ~s between C and G. The possible arrangements are C D G • ~ •• E or E •• ~ , G D C B can't be to the left of G in the fiirst case. =;. E: F GolDe (from III} "'" E F H •  G D C (from I) :;::;:> E F H 8 AGO C (from III Statements I, II, lllare required. Choic€ (D) 23 to 25:
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Soluti'ons for questions
City R's rank in health can be 1, 5 or 6 but since il a1lrea.dyhas ranks 1 and 5,it can 001'111" be 6 =;. R's rank in recreation is 2. =;. Rank of city S in health is 5 and that of P in health is 1, Ran~ of S in finance has to be either 2, 4 or '6 but it cannot be 4 or 6
From (6), as from any school at most 1.0 students can participate., the number of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya who participated in the remairnirng four events apart from Essay Writing eret, 2, 3 and 4in any order. r, Th.e totall1umber of partticipanls from Kendriya Vidyalaya is 10.
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...
number of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya who Painting is 4. of' students from the rema~niing four schools who P,ainting is 1 each,
In (a)llhe expression 'as far ago' is incorrect. Thecorrection is '..... as far ba.ck.....' In (b) Itlere should be commas after 'initially' and after 'simply'. In! (c) the phrasal verb 'cut off, which means to remove somelhingl from something larger, does flat: make sense. The correct phrasal verbis 'cut up' which means to cut something into small pieces. (e) is incorrect  since the santsnca already has 'more', 'rather' should not be' used. It is "more than' or 'rather than'. Only (d) is correct, Choice, (C) In (a) the use 0,1 'between' is incorrect. Tlhe correction is '__ .. .nestled among the wooded Blue Ridge mountains .._._' 'betwee,n,' is used when the reference is two or more people or thlnqs. When the number is not mentioned 'among' shOUld be used. Here, the number of mountains is not specified, ~ence among. Further there should be a comma at the end of the line to show that this is all introductory phrase that quaHffiesthe s~bjecl that follows (Ga!ax). ~n (b) barbecue: is incourect, it has to be barbecues since: the town has more than one. In (c) tihe expression ',,,..01 home to ....' is incorrect Tlhe correction is '....Jiome to ... _ ' In (d) the 'had .... been' is incorrect  it should be 'has been' since the time frame is 'over the past few years' which means ti:ll the present. lin (e) weathered (to bear up against successfully asinweather a storm') is mcorreer since the sentence says 'unable 10 compete', lthas to be 'withered away' (to lose vitality, force or dlie) , Cllo~ce (C) for questions
29 and 3111:
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~rom (2), and (3), the number of students of SI Francis, who participated in Debate, Dancing and Essay Writing are 2, 1 and 1 respective ~y . IFrom (2), students of different schools other than SI. Francis who participated in Singing is 1, 1, 1, 1, from (7), and above results" from Ramkrishna High School, exa.ctly two students participated ill each of Dancing, Essay Writing and Debate events. from (6) and above results, 5 students participated in Essay Writing from SI. Mary's and SI. Ann's and at le'ast one student of each schoei participated in Dancing and Debate. .: The on~y possibil~ty is thatt student each participated in Dancing and Debate from SI. Mary's and SI. Ann's, and in Essay Writing 2 and 3 students are participated from SI Mary's and St. Arm's respectively, let us tabulate the above results as fol:lows: Events Schoo~s Kendriya Vidyalaya (10) 51. Mary's Convent School (6) 5t. Arm's H.S. SchQoll(7') 51, Francis (5) Ramkrishna Hig;h School @) 23. Singing Dancing Essay Writing (8)
(1
Soh.rtiio'ns
Debate
Painting
(4)
1 1 1
(8)
3 1 1 1
(8)
2
(8)
4 11
2
3
1
1 U
2
29. The 1st sentence has the word: appethein lt. So it should be ravenous (exliremely hungry) but: not ravishing (very beautiful] hence (b) Someone's voice can be saccharine (sweet) but not saccharin (sweet tastiingSllIbstance), hence (a). Quietude means state of calmness andl quietus means deatn cr cause of death. Hence (a}. Mucus is a noun rneaninq a thick substance produced by the mucous membrane whereas mUJDDUS an adjective is m@aning related to or covered with mucus. Hence (b). Imminent means likely 10 happen anytime soon and Immanent means inherent Hence (a). So choice (D) baaba. Choice (D)
1
11
30. In the 1~ sentence,
a
1
2
2
2
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The maximum number of students of SI. Mary's Convent School participated in Essay Writing. Choice (Al
24. In dancing!, the maximum number of students we:resent by
Kendriya Vidyalaya. 25. The sum is 2
T
Choice (C) Choice (8)
the word should be a noun. Canvass is a verb mear~ing visil people to seek their votes, Canvas is a noun meaning a cloth used to make sails, tents etc., hence (b). In the 200 sentence !he right word is tITillate (excile someone especially superlicially) but not titivate (makcesmarter), ~ence (b). Chaff means hay and straw cut up as food for cattle. Hence b. Chafe is a verb mea:niflgl vex. In the 4th sentence'. tile word silly leads to inanity (senselessness, being smy). Hence (b). Inanition means lack of vigour or exhauslion from lack of nourishment. A bow is a rod used for playing stringed instruments, Bough is a mai:n branch of a tree, hence la). So choice (8) bbbba, Choice (8) Difficulty level wise summary· Section .II
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leve.1 01 Difficulty Very Easy Easy
Questions

(elis correct since the year is not mentioned  a Good Fruday would mean a day li~e Good Friday. In (d) 'and' should be followed by a comma lndlcatinq that 'from the hour of !lis dea,th' is a. parenthetical expression. In (e) the expression 'tit in' is incorrect. Hie correction is 'fit into'. {OIl, (b) and (c) are free of errors. Choice (D)
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