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## Practice Test 10-Mathematical Aptitude

Domain: Total Questions: Section Details: Class X 15 Test Code: Total Time: TST2007AT204562639 90 min. Course: Admission Test 2013 Maximum Marks: 55.0

Section 1
Subjects: Topics: Total Questions: Class X Maths Geometry, Mensuration, General Topic 10

Section 2
Subjects: Topics: Total Questions: Class X Maths General Topic 5

General Instructions: 1. This Test contains 15 questions spread across 2 Section(s). 2. There are No Sectional Cut-Offs but the Student is expected to display his/her performance across all the sections. 3. Section Wise time indicates the Ideal Time which should be given to a particular section. You are free to give more or less time than what is mentioned for a Section, but the Test should be Finished within the Specified time. 4. The Test is to be given in One Single Attempt. Once the Test is Started, it can't be Paused for any Breaks. 5. If the Test is Not completed before the Test Time, then as soon as the Time for the Test is completed, the Test would Automatically End and its Answer file would be generated. 6. Use of Calculators and Log Tables is Not Permitted. 7. Use of Unfair means during the Test is Strictly Prohibited. 8. For fair Result and Performance evaluation, Please Do Not discuss the Test with your peers.

Section 1
Section Title: Total No. of Questions: Section 1 10

Subjects:Class X Maths 1.
If and

## , then the value of (a + 1)-1 + (b + 1)-1 is :

(A). (C).

(B). (D).

0 Can't be determined

Explanation

y=1
(Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

2.

If

## , then the value of

is :

(A).

(B).

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(C).

(D).

data insufficient

Explanation
9 + 3 = 6y y=2

## . (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

3.

I rode one-third of a journey at 10 km an hour, one-third more at 9, and the rest at 8 km an hour; if I had ridden half the journey at 10, and the other half at 8 km per hour, I should have been half a minute longer on the way. I ride for x distance. Then x is :

(A). (C).

12

16

(B). (D).

14

18

D
Let 'x' be the distance travelled

Case I :

Case II :

Explanation
.

## x = 18 (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

4.

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PQRS is a square with X and Y as the mid-points of sides PQ and PS respectively. The ratio of the areas of triangles YSR and XYR is :

(A). (C).

3/2 2/3

(B). (D).

ar

. . . . . .(i)

Explanation ar

. . . . . .(ii)

ar ar

. . . . . .(iii)

ar

5.

## The simplified value of :

is :

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(A). (C).

1 0

(B). (D).

None of these

Explanation

.
(Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

6.

ABCD is a rectangle with AB = 16 units and BC = 12 units. F is a point on AB and E is a point on CD such that AFCE is a rhombus. Then the length of EF is :

(A). (C).

15 18

(B). (D).

12 22

By pythagorus theorem :

Explanation

## Side of rhombus = Now AC =

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## units (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

7.

Two sides of a plot measure 32 meters and 24 meters and the angle between them is a perfect right angle. The other two sides measure 25 meters each and the other three angles are not right angles. The area of the plot is :

(A). (C).

(B). (D).

## 640 sq. units None of these

AB = 40

Explanation

Total area = 684 sq. unit. (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

8.
A fraction in reduced form is such that when it is squared and then its numerator is reduced by and the dominator is reduced to 20%, its result is twice the original fraction. Then the sum of the numerator and the denominater is:

(A). (C).

6 5

(B). (D).

3 8

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D
Let y/x be the faction

According to question

Explanation

## x+y=8 (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

9.

A bought 4 bottles of milk and B bought one bottle of coke, coke per bottle costing twice that of the milk. C bought nothing but paid Rs.50 for his share of the drink which they mixed together and shared equally. If C's Rs.50 covered his share, then the cost of the coke is :

(A). (C).

50 30

(B). (D).

75 46

A
C.P. of milk = x / bottle. C.P. of coke = 2x/bottle Cost of 4-bottles of milk = 4x Cost of 1-bottle of coke = 2x

## Explanation Total price = 6x

Each share = 6x / 3 = 2x share = 50 = 2x C.P. of coke = 2x = 50/- Rs. (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

10. If quadratic polynomial ax2 + bx + c such that when it is divided by x, (x -1) and (x + 1) the remainders are 3, 6, 4
respectively, then the value of a + b is:

(A). (C).

(B). (D).

1 2

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## f (x) = ax2 + bx + c f (0) = c = 3 . . . . . .(i) , . . . . . . .(ii)

Explanation f (1) = a + b + c = 6
But

c=3

## Hence a + b = 6 - 3 = 3. (Marks: 3.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

Section 2
Section Title: Total No. of Questions: Section 2 5

## Subjects:Class X Maths 11.

If , then the value of 'p' is :

(A). (C).

(B). (D).
None of these

Explanation

## . (Marks: 5.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

12. Mr. Daanveer Singh has six nephews Ravi, Som, Mangal, Budh, Guru and Shukra. He took chocolates for all of

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them which he distributed among them such that Ravi received twice the number of chocolates received by Som, three times that of Mangal, four times that of Budh, five times that of Guru and six times that of Shukra. The minimum number of chocolates that Mr. Singh should have bought so that all the nephews get integral number of chocolates are :

(A). (C).

147 142

(B). (D).

## 127 None of these

A

Explanation
Shukra received x/6 chocolates L.C.M. of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 is 60 Ravi received 60 chocolates Som = 30, Mangal = 20, Budh = 15, Guru = 12, Shukra = 10, Total no. chocolate = 60 + 30 + 20 + 15 + 12 + 10 = 147. (Marks: 5.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

13. Mahesh and Umesh purchase a radio each for the same price and both mark up their respective radios by the

same amount. Mahesh gives a discount of Rs.20 followed by another discount of 20% on the reduced price, while Umesh gives a discount of 20% followed a discount of Rs.20. If Mahesh's profit percent is equal to thrice Umesh's loss percent, The profit (in Rs.) of Mahesh on his radio is :

(A). (C).

Rs. 10 Rs. 15

(B). (D).

Rs. 3 Rs. 7

B
Let P, C be the marked price and cost price of radio's. For Mahesh;

For Umesh

## Profit for Mahesh

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Explanation

## 14. The value of 'x'. which satisfy the given expression.

form is:

in the simplified

(A). (C).

(B). (D).
None of these

Explanation

## . (Marks: 5.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

15. A milkman cheats his customers by adding water to the milk he sells. He starts the day with 1000 litres of milk.

However, after selling every 500 litres of milk, he adds an equal quantity of water to what he already has. The milkman can get away by cheating as long as the milk to water ratio does not fall below 1 : 7. Each customer brings exactly 2 litres of milk a day (except for the first 100 who buy 5 litres each). The total number of customers the milkman has cheated if he ends up selling all the milk is :

(A). (C).

800 1000

(B). (D).

## 1200 None of these

Initially 500 Lts. of milk @ 5 lt./customer gives 100 - customers. Hence first 100 get pure milk now add 500 lts. of water which gives 1000 lts. solution [500 lt. W, 500 lt. M and Ratio 1 : 1]

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1000

## 500 lt. left (250 M, 250 w)

Now again add 500 Lt. of water 1000 lt. solution [250 M, 750 w and Ratio 1 : 3] 1000 @ 2 Lt/customer = 250 customer

Explanation
500 lt. left (250/2 M, 750/2 W) Now add 500 Lt. of water 1000 Lt. solution

Ratio = 1 : 7

Stop (Do not add water) 1000 Lt. solution @ 2 Lt./customer = 500 customer Total no. of customers cheated = 250 + 250 + 500 = 1000. (Marks: 5.0, Negative Marks : 0.0).

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