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Section I
1. A = {1, 4, 7, 10, ..., 2004th term} B = {9, 16, 23, 30, ..., 2004th term} If S = A B, how many elements are there in S? (a) 3722 (b) 3732 (c) 3914 2. (d) 3924

The percentage profit earned by selling an article at <1,920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article at <1,280. At what price (in <) should the article be sold to make a profit of 25%? (a) 2000 (b) 2200 (c) 2400 (d) None of these A man, having $2 in his pocket, goes to play his favourite game at a casino. The entry fee for the game is $1. If he wins he gets $2 back whereas if he loses he gets nothing. He plays the game multiple times. He does not lose more than twice and leaves the casino as soon as he has $4 in his pocket. How many different Win-Loss sequences are possible for him? (a) 19 (b) 7 (c) 8 (d) 20 How many terms of the sequence given below are integers?
2 1, 7, 21 21 ,..., ,n N 5 2n 1 (b) 3

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(a) 2 5.

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In a regular polygon, the number of diagonals is k times the number of sides. If the interior angle of the polygon is G, then the value of k is (a)
3 2 ( )

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2 (3 )

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66 + x, what is the maximum possible integer value of y such that x < 0? x (a) 13 (b) 14 (c) 16 (d) 17
If y =

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Directions for questions 7 to 9: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. The bar graph given below shows the number of copies sold by seven newspapers Times of Hindustan (TH), Sare Khabar (SK), Paper of India (PI), The News (TN), Bharat Times (BT), Dainik Ujala (DU) and Sirf Sach (SS) from the year 2007 to the year 2011 in Delhi/NCR Region.
30 Number of copies sold (in lakhs)

25 20

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3.5 2.85 3.4 2.4 1.6 3.9 1.85 5.26 4.7 2.1 2.6 1 3.7

1.7 3.9 4.25 2.1 2.2 5.2

15 10

3.5 1.4 5.15 3.8 4.05

2.6 5.25 4.5 4.4 2008

5 4.5 2009 Year

3.9 5.25 2010 6.1

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2011

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PI

TN

BT

DU

SS

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The percentage increase in the number of copies sold from 2008 to 2011 was x% and y% for Sare Khabar and Bharat Times respectively. What was the absolute difference between the values of x and y? (a) 9.44 (b) 15.56 (c) 16.25 (d) 18.76 Which of the following statements is incorrect? (a) The absolute percentage change in the number of copies sold in a year over the previous year was the highest for Dainik Ujala in 2010. (b) Times of Hindustan was the only newspaper for which the number of copies sold increased every year over the previous year during the given period. (c) The number of copies sold by Paper of India decreased every year over the previous year during the given period. (d) The absolute percentage change in the number of copies sold in a year over the previous year was the lowest for The News in 2011.

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The newspapers are ranked every year on the basis of the number of copies sold in the year i.e. the highest selling newspaper is given Rank 1, the next is given Rank 2 and so on. Which newspaper got a different rank every year during the given period? (a) Times of Hindustan (b) Bharat Times (c) Dainik Ujala (d) Sirf Sach Points A(2, 9) and B(6, 3) lie on the circumference of a circle whose radius is an integer. Which of the following cannot be the length of the radius? (a) 3 (b) 5 (c) 6 (d) 9
2n1 + 1, when n is odd fn = 2n 1 1, when n is even Find the remainder when f1 + f2 + f3 + f4 + + f100 is divided by 127.

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(a) 0 12.

(b) 91

(c) 126

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From a rectangular sheet of dimensions 30 cm 20 cm, four squares of equal size are cut from the four corners. Then the resulting four sides are bent upwards to give it the shape of an open box. If the volume of the box is 1056 cm3, what is the length of the side of the squares cut from the corners? (a) 2 cm (b) 4 cm (c) 6 cm (d) 11 cm Mr. Machchipals aquarium contains red, black and yellow fishes in the ratio 5 : 1 : 4. Some red and yellow fishes die because of overfeeding. As a result, the ratio of the number of red, black and yellow fishes left in the aquarium becomes 5 : 3 : 7. What is the minimum possible number of fishes that were there in the aquarium initially? (a) 60 (b) 30 (c) 90 (d) 40 A square intersects a circle at eight distinct points such that the area of the circle outside the square is equal to the area of the square outside the circle. If the radius of the circle is r, then the area of the square is (a) 2r 2 (b) 2r2 (c)

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3 2 r 2

(d) None of these

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What is the maximum possible integer value of p if 7 8 9 10 ... 135 = n (720)p , where n is a natural number? (a) 30 (b) 31 (c) 32 (d) 33

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Directions for questions 16 to 18: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. Pie Chart I shows the distribution of Nancys income and Pie Chart II shows the distribution of her husband Ryans income, for the FY 2011-12. Pie Chart III shows the distribution of the total savings of the couple in FY 2011-12. Pie Chart I Pie Chart II

Miscellaneous 20%

Food 25%

Miscellaneous 27%

Rent 30%

Savings 27% Tax 10%

Entertainment 18%

Savings 13% Tax 12% Entertainment 18%

Pie Chart III

NSC 20%

Mutual Funds 21%

Shares 20% Gold 13%

FD 26%

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If Nancys Savings were two and a half times the total Savings of the couple invested in Mutual Funds, what was the ratio of the income of Ryan to that of Nancy? (a) 19 : 21 (b) 171 : 91 (c) 91 : 171 (d) 21 : 19

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In FY 2011-12 an annual income up to <2 lakh for individuals was exempted from tax. For income in excess of <2 lakh, the flat rates of tax for males and females were 27% and 18% respectively. What was the total income of the couple in FY 2011-12? (a) <6,30,000 (b) <8,20,000 (c) <7,61,000 (d) <8,10,000 The ratio of the money spent by Nancy on Food to the money spent by Ryan on Rent was 4 : 5. If their combined savings were <1,94,600, find the money spent by Ryan on Entertainment. (a) <86,400 (b) <72,000 (c) <90,000 (d) <91,600 India fielded n (> 3) bowlers in a test match, and they operated in pairs. If a particular bowler did not bowl in pair with at least two other bowlers in the team, then at most how many bowlers could have bowled in pair with every other bowler in the team? (a) n 3 (b) n 1 (c) n 2 (d) None of these The question given below is followed by two statements, A and B. Mark the answer using the following instructions: Mark (a) if the question can be answered by using both the statements together, but cannot be answered using either statement alone. Mark (b) if the question can be answered by using either statement alone. Mark (c) if the question cannot be answered even by using both the statements together. Mark (d) if the question can be answered by using one of the statements alone, but cannot be answered by using the other statement alone. Q. In the figure given below, the line segment AC bisects BAD. If AF : EC = 3 : 2 and AE : EC = 2 : 1, find the ratio of the area of the triangle ACD to that of the triangle AEF.

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A. AD : AE = 5 : 4 B. AF : AD = 3 : 5 21.

Car A left city C1 for city C2 at 6 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., car B left C1 for C2 and the speed of B was 12 km/hr more than the speed of A. At 4:30 p.m. on the same day, the two cars were 91 km apart. If the cars had travelled continuously without taking any rest, find the speed (in km/hr) of car A. (a) 40 (b) 50 (c) 60 (d) Cannot be determined If S1 = {1, 2, 3, 4, ... , 23} and S2 = {207, 208, 209, 210, 211, ... , 691}, how many elements of the set S2 are divisible by at least four distinct prime numbers that are elements of the set S1? (a) 9 (b) 8 (c) 11 (d) 12

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Directions for questions 23 to 25: Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. In an organization, there are seven departments MR, HR, FN, OP, TC, TL and AD. The table given below shows the number of employees in a few combinations of four departments taken together. The line graph shows the percentage of male employees in the mentioned departments.
Combination of departments MR, HR, FN, OP TC, TL, AD, MR HR, FN, OP, TC TL, AD, MR, HR FN, OP, TC, TL AD, MR, HR, FN OP, TC, TL, AD Number of employees 870 600 780 670 630 850 640

90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 MR HR FN OP TC TL AD

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What is the ratio of the number of female employees in HR department to the number of male employees in TC department? (a) 19 : 16 (b) 27 : 19 (c) 19 : 27 (d) 11 : 5 In which department is the difference between the number of male employees and the number of female employees the highest? (a) FN (b) TC (c) OP (d) MR The number of male employees in MR, FN and AD departments taken together is approximately what percent more than the number of female employees in HR, OP and AD departments taken together? (a) 43 (b) 57 (c) 52 (d) 63

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If 5log10 x = 50 xlog10 5 , then find the value of x. (a) 1 (b) 10 (c) 100
x+ 1 y+ 1 z =

(d) 1000

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68 , where x, y and z are natural numbers. Find the value of x + y + z. 21

(a) 9 28.

(b) 12

(c) 11

(d) 14

A florist sells only two kinds of flowers Rose and Tulip. On a particular day, he sold 70 Roses and 90 Tulips. If none of his customers bought more than one flower of each type, what is the minimum number of customers that must have visited his shop on that day? (a) 160 (b) 90 (c) 120 (d) 70 The question given below is followed by two statements, A and B. Mark the answer using the following instructions: Mark (a) if the question can be answered by using one of the statements alone, but cannot be answered by using the other statement alone. Mark (b) if the question can be answered by using either statement alone. Mark (c) if the question can be answered by using both the statements together, but cannot be answered using either statement alone. Mark (d) if the question cannot be answered even by using both the statements together. Q. x and y are natural numbers. What is the product of x and y? A. The sum of x, y and their LCM is 11. B. The sum of x and y is 5.

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During a fundraiser event for the elderly people, apart from all the members of the organising committee, a huge number of volunteers also donated some amount for the noble cause. The members of the organising committee made an average contribution of <1,100 and this sum comprised 88% of the total amount raised through the event. The number of members in the organising committee was 40% more than the number of volunteers. Find the average contribution made by the volunteers. (a) <90 (b) <154 (c) <210 (d) <320

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