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are 7 cm, 16 cm and y cm where y is an integer.

Find the number of possible values of y.

(1) 9 (2) 10 (3) 6 (4) 16 (5) 17

3.

digits 4 and 5 are divisible by 3?

(A) 10

(B) 11

(C) 12

(D) More than 12

PS and QR respectively. X and Y are points lying

on the line joining M and N inside PQRS, such

that PXS = QYR = 60. Find the ratio of the

area of the hexagon PQXRSY and the remaining

area inside PQRS.

16.

(1) 4

(2) 2 3 + 3

(4) 1 +

(5)

14. All possible words are formed using all the letters

in the word EQUATION exactly once and are

arranged such that no two vowels and no two

consonants are in alphabetical order. How may

words are there?

(A) 56

(B) 140

(C) 720

(D) 4914

4.

as shown in the figure given below. One needs to

travel from point A to point C. One can travel only

to the right and upwards. In how many ways can

one go from point A to point C without traveling

via B?

(A) 3915

(B) 3150

(C) 2520

(D) 6434

sides AB, BC and CD respectively of ABC.

None of the 12 points coincide with A, B and C.

How many triangles can be formed by using

these 12 points as vertices?

(A) 220

(B) 217

(C) 210

(D) 205

1.

PS is the altitude of PQR of length 5 cm. C is a

circle circumscribing the triangle PQR. Find the

radius (in cm) of C.

(1) 18.05

(2) 28.85

(3) 27.25

(4) 21.45

(5) 31.25

2

3

3

2

5.

6 cm and the height is 21 cm. The cylinder having

the maximum possible total surface area is

placed inside the cone such that one of its flat

surfaces rests on the base of the cone. Find the

total surface area of the cylinder, in sq.cm.

1321

1383

1353

(3)

(1)

(2)

8

8

8

1473

441

(5)

(4)

8

5

6.

are M and N respectively. They intersect at X and

Y. Neither of the centers lies inside the other

circle. If XMN = , what is the range of possible

value of ?

(1) 0 30

(2) 0 45

(3) 0 60

(4) 0 75

(5) 0 90

7.

The radii of the circles and the distance joining

the centres of both the circles are in the ratio of

1 : 3 . Find the ratio of the area of the region

common to both the circles, to that of a circle.

Directions for questions 1 to 40: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

3 +1

the other. The radius of either circle is 2 cm.

Find the area of the intersecting region (in sq.cm).

8

4

+2 3

3

(2)

(1)

3

3

8

8

(4)

+ 3

(3)

2 3

3

3

(5)

such that if 2 is one of the digits, the following

digit is 4?

(A) 5

(B) 365

(C) 300

(D) 372

18. A coaching institute was to send 9 parcels for its

postal students, four of whom were from Bihar

and the remaining five were from Delhi. The

dispatch clerk made a mistake in addressing the

parcels. He addressed them in such a way that

no student received the correct parcel although

all the parcels for Bihar were sent to Bihar and all

the parcels for Delhi were sent to Delhi. Find the

total number of ways in which he could have

addressed those 9 parcels.

(A) 396

(B) 2737 (C) 475

(D) 89496

(3) 2 3 1

8.

(A)

3

4

(B)

3 2 3

12

(C)

3

6

(D)

2 3 3

6

triangles of side 2 units are available to form

equilateral triangles. Equilateral triangles of sides

16 units, 18 units, 30 units are formed using

the available triangles. Find the total number of

triangles used.

(A) 1050 (B) 1100 (C) 1150 (D) 1200

9.

that can contain a semicircle of radius 8 3 cm.

(in cm)

(A) 16 3

(B) 32

(C) 32 3

(D) 40

equilateral. Three identical

circles are shown in it. Each

circle touches the other two

circles and has two of the

sides of the triangle being

tangents to it. Find the ratio of the side of the

triangle and the radius of each circle.

( )

2(1 + 3 )

(

)

2(1 + 3 3 )

(A) 2 2 + 3

(B) 2 1 + 2 3

(C)

(D)

circle. The number of triangles which can be

drawn by using these points as vertices is 210

more than the number of triangles which can be

drawn by using all but one of these points as

vertices. Find N.

(A) 21

(B) 22

(C) 23

(D) 24

12. Let X denote the product of the sides of a triangle.

Let Y denote the product of its semi-perimeter,

Y

circumradius and its inradius.

=

X

1

1

(B)

(A)

6

4

1

(C)

(D) Cannot be determined

3

is a square. A sector of a

circle with centre S is

shown.

TQVU

is

a

rectangle such that TU = 9

and UV = 32. Find PS.

(A) 60

S

(B) 65

(C) 70

(D) Cannot be determined

T

U

Q

V

if a pair of tangents drawn to them at any point of

intersection are perpendicular to each other.

C1 and C2 are orthogonal circles. Each of them

has a radius of 8 cm. Find the area of the region

common to both the circles. (in sq cm)

(A) 16(2 1)

(B) 16(2 3)

(C) 32( 1)

(D) 32( 2)

15. On the periphery of a square grass field ABCD,

two poles are fixed. One of them is fixed at the

midpoint of side AB while the other one is fixed at

the midpoint of side BC. Side of ABCD is 16 m.

A cow is tied to one of the poles and another is

tied to the other pole. If each cow is tied with a

8 m long rope, then find the ungrazable area in

the field. (in sq. m)

(A) 256 32

(B) 216 32

(C) 192 32

(D) 240 32

the median to PR. B is a point on QR (or QR

extended) such that AQ = AB. PQA = 30.

Find ABQ.

(A) 20

(B) 30

(C) 40

(D) Cannot be determined

17. A triangle has an area of 960 sq m. Two of its

sides are 68 m and 32 m. Find its third side if it is

given that the triangle is right angled (in m).

(A) 52

(B) 58

(C) 62

(D) None of these

18. A right circular cone has a radius of 18 cm and a

height of 54 cm. From it, a right circular cylinder

of radius 15 cm was cut. Find the volume of the

conical part of the remaining solid (in cubic cm).

(A) 4540 (B) 4375 (C) 4780 (D) 3375

19. Two plastic cubes each of which have an integral

side (in cm), have the sum of their lateral surface

areas equal to 468 sq cm. The sum of their

volumes is 945 cubic cm. Find the volume of the

hemisphere whose radius equals the sum of the

edges of the two cubes (in cubic cm)

(A) 2150 (B) 2250 (C) 2325 (D) 2400

20. In ABC, AB = 32, BC = 24 and AC = 40. Using

B as a centre, a circle is drawn. This circle cuts

AB and BC at D and E respectively. The radius of

this circle equals the circumradius of ABC.

Find AD : EC.

(A) 3 : 1

(B) 2 : 1

(C) 3 : 2

(D) 5 : 2

21. There are 13 spherical balls, each of radius

3 2 . Nine of the balls are arranged in layer in a

3 x 3 square formation. Four balls are placed in a

second layer over the four depressions which are

formed. Find the height of the smallest cuboid

which can enclose these balls.

(A) 6 + 6 2

(B) 6+6 3

(C) 2 3 +2 6

(D) 3 2 +6

comprising an equilateral triangle of side

4 3 and its interior. Which of the following is

true?

(A) There are at least two points P, Q such that

PQ 4.

(B) There are at least two points P, Q, such that

PQ 4.

(C) There are at least two points PQ, such that

PQ > 4.

(D) There are at least two points PQ, such that

PQ < 4.

23. In the figure below, PQRS is a rectangle with

PQ = 9 and PS = 6. MNOP is a smaller rectangle

with MN parallel to PQ. Also the lengths of MN

and MP are integers and A, B, C, D are the

midpoints of the sides of the rectangle MNOP

shown in the figure. The area of the shaded

region is 162/3% of the area of the rectangle

PQRS. Find the length of AB.

(A)

N

B

D

S

C have equal radii and similarly circles with

centres D, E and F have equal radii. Find the ratio

of the radii of circles with centres at D and G.

(B) (3 / 2) 5

and Q =900. [PQ, AB, CD, EF, GH, and IJ are

all equispaced and all the lines are perpendicular

to QR. Also HI = IR]. If one moves along

PQABCDEFGHIJR, then what is the total

distance covered (in meters)?

P

B

C

F

G

Q A D E

(A) 270m

(C) 351m

H I

(B) 594m

(D) None of these

convex octagon is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) None of these

27. There are 6 boys B1, B2, B3, .B6 standing

at the vertices A to F respectively of a regular

hexagon. They start walking simultaneously

along the perimeter in the clockwise direction with

speeds in the ratio

1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6. When

B6 completes 3 full rounds, which are the vertices

at which there are no boys?

(A) A, C

(B) B, E

(C) A, C, E

(D) B, D

28. On square ABCD, points P, Q, R and S are on

sides DA, AB, BC, CD such that AP = AQ = CR =

CS X and Y are points on AB and CD

respectively, which are equidistant from P and R.

XB + YD

Find

AP + CR

(A) 0.5

(B) 0.75

(C) 1

(D) Cannot be determined

(A)

13 + 10 3

11

(B)

17 + 10 3

11

(C)

19 10 3

11

(D)

10( 2 + 2)

11

() A triangle exists with altitudes measuring 6,

9 and 15

() A triangle exists with altitudes measuring 4,

9 and 12 which of the following is true.

(A) Only

(B) Only II

(C) Both and

(D) Neither I or

31. A, B, C and D are four friends who are standing

at the four corners of a rectangular field in the

anticlockwise order. They decide to meet at a

point P inside the field. If the shortest distance of

the point P from the initial position of A, B, C, and

D are 20 m, 40 m, 60 m and x m respectively,

then find the value of x.

(A) 30 2

(C) 2 5

(D) Cannot be uniquely determined

24. There are two concentric circles with their centre

at O. Chord AB of the outer circle is tangent to

the inner circle. If the measure of the line AB is

40 cm and the radii of both the inner and the

outer circle are integral number of centimeters,

then which of the following cannot be the length

of the diameter of the outer circle?

(A) 50

(B) 58

(C) 96

(D) 104

(B) 20 6

(C) 40 3

(D) 50

such that the vertex C touches vertex A, the

length of the crease XY formed is equal to the

length of the rectangle. How many times the

length of the rectangle is its breadth?

2 + 1

(A)

2

5 + 1

(C)

2

1

2

2 1

(B)

2

1

2

5 1

(D)

2

1

2

1

2

T PT= 4 and QT=18. If TS is 2 times TR, then

find the radius of the circle

(A)

110

(B) 2 30

(C)

130

(D) 5 6

that APD : DPC: CPB = 2 : 5 : 5. Find AB :

BC.

(A) 3

(C) 2

(B) 2 3 2

(D) Cannot be determined

longest diagonal is

possible?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

36. In a cyclic quadrilateral, the diagonals AC and BD

intersect at P at right angles. If PA = 8, PC = 9

and the radius of the circumcircle of ABCD is

81.25 , then find PD given that where PD < PB.

(A) 12

(B) 9

(C) 8

(D) 6

intersect at P. Three times the area of the

pentagon APBCD is equal to 7 times the area of

PCD. Find AP : PC.

3

4

3

2

(C)

(D)

(A)

(B)

2

4

3

3

60 and the inradius is 8. Find the length of the

smaller leg.

(A) 30

(B) 20

(C) 24

(D) 18

39. There are two vertical poles AB and CD where

B and D are on the ground. AB = 4, CD = 7.5,

BD = 11.5. On line BD, P is a point where the

points A and C subtend a right angle and Q is a

point that is equidistant from A and C. Find PQ.

(A) 3

(B) 3.5

(C) 4

(D) Cannot be determined

liding at a uniform speed on a highway. At 9 am

he passed a milestone. He turned his head back

and read the number on the milestone.

He continued driving and at 10 am, he passed

another milestone. Again he turned his head back

and saw that the number was the reverse of the

number on the first milestone. He continued

driving and at 11 am he passed a third milestone.

Again, he turned his head back to note the

number. The sum of the digits of the number on

this milestone was equal to the sum of the digits

of the number on the first milestone. Which of the

following is the speed at which he travelled?

(Assume that the numbers he saw were

increasing).

(A) 9 km/hr

(B) 45 km/hr

(C) 18 km/hr

(D) Cannot be determined.

Directions for questions 1 to 6: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

four friends. Amar has m marbles with him.

He gives Bhuvan 1 less than half the number of

marbles he has. Then he gives Chetan 1 less

than half the remaining number of marbles he

has. Finally, Amar gives Dinesh 1 less than half

the remaining number of marbles he has and is

left with 4 marbles. Which of the following best

describes the value of m?

(1) 1 m 4

(2) 5 m 9

(3) 9 m 13

(4) 10 m 14

(5) m 14

2.

If a

3.

then 7b + 5c is what percentage of k?

(A) 25%

(B) 50%

(C) 35%

(D) 75%

4.

coins in a bag. If the number of five rupee coins is

tripled, then the amount in the bag is increased

by 75%. Which of the following can be the

number of five rupees coins in the bag?

(A) 13

(B) 20

(C) 18

(D) 32

5.

are awarded for each right answer and two marks

are deducted for each wrong answer. If Abhilash

attempts more than 85 questions and get

70 marks, What is the minimum number of

questions that he could have answered correctly?

(A) 40

(B) 38

(C) 39

(D) 41

point on the same side of PR as Q such that PR

=

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

221/2

30

45

Cannot be uniquely determined

Special Equations

Directions for questions 1 to 3: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

2.

femto. Raju had his lunch in one of the hotels in it.

His bill came to 47 femtos. He had notes in only

3 denominations 1-femto, 2-femto and 20-femto.

In how many ways can he settle the bill?

(1) 24 (2) 18 (3) 48 (4) 16 (5) 42

A bank teller was making the payment for a

cheque presented by Mohan. As he was in a

confused state of mind, he transposed the rupees

and paise and hence gave more than what he

should have. Mohan left the bank and bought a

biscuit from a nearby store for `1.50.

The amount remaining with him was 4 times the

amount on the cheque. The amount remaining

with him must have been between

(1) `70 and `71

(2) `79 and `80

(3) `85 and `94

(4) ``93 and `94

(5) `98 and `99

1

and b c2, then find the value of

b

9a + 5c, when b = 27. Given that when b = 3 then

a = 4 and c = 6.

(A) 94

(B) 49

(C) 76

(D) 38

6.

them. They spend `50, `100 and `200

respectively, Now they have a money is the ratio

of 14 : 22 : 15. What is the amount with the Varun

initially?

(A) 2150

(B) 3400

(C) 3300

(D) 2100

5.

C beats by 351 m. In the same race, B beats

C by 198 m. Find x?

(A) 1200 (B) 1000 (C) 1122 (D) 1320

6.

Tarun, Varun and Arun start together from

A towards D. While Arun sets off on foot, Varun

takes Tarun along on his bike and travels at

45 km/hr. He drops Tarun at a point C and turns

back for Arun. He meets Arun at a point B, and

then turns back towards D. All the three friends

reached D together. If both Arun and Tarun

walked at 5 km/hr, how long do the 3 take to

cover AD?

1

2

13

(A) 3

(B) 3

(D) 1

(C) 3

9

15

3

Directions for question 1: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

city R, located 840 km directly to the north of Q,

210

to Q, at a speed of

kmph so that he can

3

catch a train arriving there from P. The train

leaves P at 9 a.m. and travels at a speed of

84 3 kmph. P is between east and south-east

of R with RQ at 60 to RP. Also P is between the

north and the north-east of Q with PQ at 30 to

RQ. If Raju has to reach P at least 25 minutes

before the train, then find the approximate latest

time at which he should start from R.

(1) 6:50 a.m. (2) 6:40 a.m. (3) 6:20 a.m.

(4) 6:30 a.m. (5) 7:00 a.m.

questions based on the information below.

Cities P and Q are 4800 km apart. P is to the west of

Q. Both cities are in different time zones Best

Airlines was an airline which operates non-stop

flights between the cities. All its planes cruise at the

same speed in both directions. However, the effective

speed of any plane is influenced by a steady wind

blowing from west to east at 100 kmph. The table

below shows the departure time of the planes from

each city and their arrival time at the other city.

(Given below are local times of the respective cities)

Departure

City

Time

P

7:00 a.m.

Q

6:00 p.m.

City

Q

P

Arrival

Time

5:00 p.m.

4.00 a.m.

2.

(1) 4:00 p.m.

(2) 3:00 p.m.

(3) 3:30 p.m.

(4) 2:30 p.m.

(5) Cannot be determined

3.

(1) 600

(2) 550

(3) 500

(4) 450

(5) Cannot be determined

alternative from the given choices.

4.

at 45 km/hr. B starts a bit later from P and travels

south at 30 km/hr for 48 minutes. At that instant,

he is 74 km from A. When does B start from P?

(A) 9:42 a.m.

(B) 9:45:20 a.m.

(C) 9:48 a.m.

(D) 9:51:40 a.m.

the opposite ends of a race track AB of length

150 m at speeds 60 m/s and 40 m/s respectively.

P starts from A and Q starts from B. Once each

reaches an end, he immediately turns back and

moves towards the other end. They keep moving

to and from between the two ends. Find the

difference between the distance covered by P

and Q by the 8th meeting.

(A) 300 m (B) 450 m (C) 600 m (D) 1200 m

8. Ajay and Sanjay start simultaneously from the

same point on a circular track. If they travel in

opposite directions, they meet at 7 distinct points

on the track whereas if they travel in the same

direction, then they meet at n distinct points on it

where n is a prime number. If Ajay is faster than

Sanjay and Sanjay's speed is P% less than that

of Ajay, then which of the following can be a

value of P?

(A) 25

(B) 50

(C) 75

(D) 831/3

Quadratic Equations

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

descending order. The first, second and the third

are raised to the first, second and third powers

respectively. The powers are added and the

result is multiplied by 3. The square root of the

result is found to be the sum of the original

integers. The least of the integers is denoted by

L. Which of the following holds true?

(1) 1 L 4

(2) 5 L 8

(3) 9 L 12

(4) 13 L 15

(5) L > 15

2.

a, b and c, which are consecutive integers.

Find the least possible value of q.

(1) 0

(2) 1

(4) 1

(5) 2

(3)

questions using the information below.

Let g(x) = px2 + qx + r, where p, q and r are constants

and r 0. One root of g(x) = 0 is 4 and 8g(3) = 3g(6).

3.

4.

(1) 1

(2) 3

(3) 6

(4) 2

(5) Cannot be determined

Find the sum of p, q and r.

(1) 21

(2) 20

(3) 19

(4) 18

(5) Cannot be determined

questions based on the given information.

`90. If the price of each cup increases by `1.50,

the number that can be bought for the same

amount decreases by 10. Find the actual cost of

each cup of tea (in rupees).

(A) 3

(B) 3.50

(C) 4

(D) 4.50

13. The expression x4 + y4 2x2 y2 32x2 32y2 +

256 is completely factorized into real factors.

Which of the following statements about the

factors is true?

(A) There are 2 irreducible quadratic factors.

(B) There is a cubic factor and a linear factor.

(C) There are 4 linear factors.

(D) None of these

He sells each unit of that item at `106. The cost of

producing x units per day is 200 + px + qx2, where p

and q are constant. If Raju increased his daily

production from 10 units to 15 units, his daily

production cost would increase by 888/9%. If he

increased his daily production from 15 units to

20 units, his daily production cost would increase by

6412/17%. Assume that there is a high demand for the

item and that Raju can sell whatever he produces.

He wishes to maximize his profit.

value of 5 at x = 1 and takes the value of -1 at

x = 0. Find the value of the expression at x = 5.

(A) 89

(B) 91

(C) 210

(D) 211

5.

(1) 10 (2) 15 (3) 8 (4) 5 (5) 12

6.

obtain (in Rs).

(1) 400

(2) 425

(3) 350

(4) 375

(5) 184

quadratic equation is 6 and the sum of the

squares of the roots is 16, then find the product of

the roots.

(A) 8

(B) 10

(C) 9

(D) Such an equation doesn't exist

alternative from the given choices.

7.

minimum value of 1 when y = 3 and E(2) = 2.

Find E(4).

(1) 40 (2) 45 (3) 50 (4) 55 (5) 60

8.

have one root in common, then which of the

following is definitely true?

(A) a3 + b3 = 3abc

(B) a3 + b3 + c3 = 3abc

3

3

3

(C) a b c = 3abc

2

2

2

(D) a + b + c = 2ab + 2bc + 2ca

9.

3

2

x + 2x 5x 6 = 0 and , , are the roots of

the equation x3 + px2 + qx + r = 0; then the value of

p is

(A) 6

(B) 5

(C) 5

(D) 6

and = 9 and || || = 5 then find the

product of roots.

(A) 14

(B) 21

(C) 16

(D) 7

11. What is the minimum value of the square of the

difference of the roots of the quadratic equation

x2 (k + 7) x (3k 15) = 0?

(A) 160

(B) 180 (C) 160 (D) 180

where c > 0, are k, kr, kr2 where k and r are

integers. If the sum of the squares of the roots is

364, then find the value of c

(A) 180

(B) 72

(C) 108

(D) 216

arithmetic progression. Find the value of p.

(A) 138

(B) 128

(C) 118

(D) Cannot be determined

18. If cubic equation ax3 + bx2 + cx + d = 0 has two

positive roots where a, b, c, d are real and d0,

then which of the following is true?

(A) c and b are of opposite signs.

(B) a and d are of the same signs.

(C) b and c are of the same sign.

(D) a and d are of opposite signs.

Progressions / Series

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

sequences 24, 29, 34, .. 474 and 25, 29, 33,

, 485

(1) 20 (2) 21 (3) 25 (4) 24 (5) 23

2.

Nth day of 2006 where 1 N 200. Its price

th

Coorg coffee cost `(97 + 0.25N) per kg on the

Nth day of 2006 where 1 N 365. Find the date

in 2006 on which the prices of the two varieties of

coffee were equal.

(1) June 25

(2) August 10

(3) July 31

(4) August 20

(5) July 21

questions based on the given information

M and N are positive quantities. Let g1 = M and h1 = N.

When x is even, gx = Mhx 1 and hx = Mgx 1

When x is odd, gx = Nhx 1 and hx = Ngx 1

3.

9.

9

10. If S =

7

3

(A)

2

x 1

(3) M(MN)

(M + N)

1

x 1

2

progression and a12 = b15 = cx, then x =

(A) 18

(B) 20

(C) 21

(D) 24

(M + N)

(4) MM 2 (M + N)

1

(5) M(MN) 2

4.

x 2

13.

(M + N)

1

3

and N = , find the least odd x for which

4

4

gx + hx < 0.02?

(1) 3 (2) 5 (3) 7 (4) 9 (5) 11

If M =

alternative from the given choices.

5.

If

1

+

10.11.12.13

2149

5616600

1429

(C)

5666100

6.

1

, then the value

99.100.101.102

(B)

leave a remainder of either

by 8.

(A) 659100000

(B)

(C) 1318200000

(D)

4 or 6 when divided

561900000

1237522500

7.

progression in 2400 and the sum of next n terms

as 7200, then find the ratio of first term and

common difference.

(A) 3 : 2

(B) 2 : 1

(C) 1 : 2

(D) 2 : 3

8.

t

then 31 is

t 27

(A) 0

(C) 1

t n 1 + t n + 1

2

tn-2. If t1 = 3, t2 = 4, and tn tm is a multiple of 10,

which of the following is not a possible value of

(m, n)?

(A) (10, 16)

(B) (16, 10)

(C) (7, 1)

(D) (8, 2)

16. The sum of n terms of an arithmetic progression,

starting with the 11th term is directly proportional

2

to n . The sum of 2 of the terms of the arithmetic

progression is 0. Which of the following cant be

either of these two terms?

th

th

st

th

(A) 5

(B) 11

(C) 21

(D) 16

17.

=

3(12 ) + 4(22 ) + 5(32 ) + ... + 12(102 )

(A)

(B) 1

(D) None of these

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

+. . . +

+

+

1

6

99

4

5

3

2

1

, the value of S is also equal to

100

1

1

1

1

1

+

+... +

+

+

(A)

1

25

3

4

2

1

1

1

1

+ ... +

(B)

+

+

53

100

51

52

1

1

1

1

+ ...

+

+

(C)

52

100

50

51

(D) None of these

1

+

11. 12. 13. 14

1249

5666100

4219

(D)

5616600

1

1

1

1

is equal

+

+ . . . +

+

13.14.15

1 .2 .3 2 .3 .4 3 .4 .5

to

59

1

26

31

(D)

(C)

(A)

(B)

105

7

105

210

14. If S=

of k is

(A)

126

ad infinitum, S =

124

5

(D) 3

(C)

3

1 3

5

7

9

27

and

+ +

+

+

+ ... +

2 6 12 20 30

210

1 1 1

1

S2 =

, then find the value of

+ + + ... +

2 3 4

14

2S2 S1

4

3

1

3

(D)

(B)

(C)

(A)

2

2

5

4

(1) M(MN) 2 (M + N)

(2) MN 2

28 65

26 63

1

(B)

2

11. If S1 =

1

2 + 3 + 4 + 6 + 8 + 9 + 16 + 12 + . . .

21

21

(A) 6

(B) 2 + 628

20

20

(C) 2 + 628

(D) 6 + 629

4784

3795

(B)

15

11

(C)

29

23

(D)

6

5

Functions

Directions for questions 1 to 11: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

G(a)

a

= G for all

G(b)

b

1

, find G(9).

9

1

(2)

(3) 81

9

(5) Cannot be determined

real a, b If G(3) =

1

81

(4) 9

(1)

2.

x

y =1

2400

1800

2100

(3)

(1)

(2)

7

7

7

1500

(5) 240

(4)

7

3.

17

2

9

(B)

(C)

(A)

3

8

9

4.

5.

following conditions x

f(x + 2) f(x) = 4 for x 2

f(x + 2) + f(x) = 6 for 0 < x < 2

and f(x + 2) f(x) = 4 for x 0

also f(0) = 5

Which of the following is f(x)?

(A) 2x 4 + 1

(B) 2x + 5

(C) 4 x 2 + 3

17

8

x

, then the value of f(f(f(f(f(f( 3))))) =

If f(x) =

1+ x

3

6

5

4

(D)

(B)

(C)

(A)

37

26

25

19

ratio of f(150) to f(75) is

(A) 523 : 261

(B) 253 : 621

(C) 427 : 673

(D) None of these

th

x 1 n

, f (x) = f1[fn-1 (x)], find f8 (x)

7x + 2

2x + 1

2x 1

(B)

(A)

7x 1

7x + 1

2x + 1

2x 1

(C)

(D)

7x 1

7x 1

11. If f1(x) =

Averages

Directions for questions 1 to 5: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

members of a joint family having ten members

was 25 years. Four years later a member aged

50 years died and a child was born in the family

that year. Four years after that, another member

aged 50 years died and another child was born.

Find the present average age of the members of

the family (in years).

(1) 26 (2) 27 (3) 28 (4) 29 (5) 30

2.

family. There are 3 more children in B as

compared to A. While the average age of the

children in A is 6 years more than that of B, the

combined age of the children in A is less than

that of B. After 4 years, the difference in the

combined ages of group A and group B will

double. If there are less than 10 children in the

family, which of the following can be the average

age (in years) of the children in B?

(A) 9

(B) 8

(C) 7

(D) 5

3.

groups of children are given below:

Number

Average Weight (Kg.)

M

40

M+2

45

M+2

50

7

60

If the average weight of the entire class is 50 kg.

Find the total number of students.

(A) 20

(B) 21

(C) 22

(D) 23

24.5, then find the value of f(1) + f(2) + f(3) + f(4) +

f(5) + f(6) + f(7).

(A) 63

(B) 84

(C) 98

(D) None of these

7. If f(x+1) f(x) = ax + b, then which of the

following is true about the graph of y = f(x)?

(A) A line with a slope of a

(B) A line with a slope of b

(C) A parabola

(D) None of these

8.

f(x) = (x + 3)p (x + 2)q (x - 1)r (x 3)s, where p. Q.

R. s are nonnegative integers.

f(3.5) = a, f(2.5) = b, f(0.5) = c

f(1.5) = d, f(3.5) = e

b

Also, ab > 0,

<0, cd > 0 and d + e = d e .

c

Which of the following can be the value of

(p, q, r, s)?

(A) (2, 3, 5, 1)

(B) (4, 3, 2, 0)

(C) (3, 2, 5, 1)

(D) (0, 1, 2, 3)

(D) 2 x 4 + 1

expression in x, then n =

(A) 2

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) Cannot be determined

10

2

,

and f(6) =

3

9

(D)

the

L of milk and Q containing 120 L of water. In the

first operation 30 L is removed from P and poured

P. Like this, one more operation takes places i.e.

transferring 30 L from P to Q and then

transferring 30 L from Q to P. What is the ratio of

milk and water in P, finally?

(A) 2 : 1

(B) 13 : 6

(C) 15 : 7

(D) 17 :8

5. Dinku Beora was a chronic alcoholic and

because of persistent, health problems he

decided to quit drinking. He devised an

ingenuous way of doing so. He bought a 750 ml

goodbye bottle of Old Monk. On the first day, he

drank 5% of the contents in it and replaced that

quantity with water. Next day he drank 10% of the

contents in the bottle and replaced it with water.

th

Like this he continued on the 19 day he drank

95% of the contents in the bottle and replaced it

with water and on the 20th and last day he drank

the entire contents in the bottle. Find the ratio of

the total quantity of alcohol and water that he

drank in the entire process.

(A) 2 : 21

(B) 2 : 19

(C) 3 : 28

(D) None of these

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Answer these

questions based on the following information. P, Q, R,

S and T are 5 horses. They participated in a race.

The following are the rules of the race.

(1) A person who bets on the winning horse gets

4 times the bet amount.

(2) A person who bets on the horse coming second

gets 3 times of the bet amount.

(3) A person who bets on the horse coming in third

gets back his amount.

(4) Other persons lose their amount.

Mohan had placed his bets on Q, R and T.

The amounts he bet on Q, R and T were `2000,

`4000 and `6000 respectively. He ended up with no

gain and no loss.

1.

2.

(1) At least two horses finished before P.

(2) There were three horses between Q and P.

(3) T finished last.

(4) S came in second.

(5) There were three horses between T and R.

Suppose S finished in the fourth position. Then

which of the following is not possible?

(1) P finished first.

(2) One horse finished between Q and R.

(3) Q came in second

(4) T finished last.

(5) R came second.

Data Sufficiency

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Answer these

questions based on the instruction below.

In the questions below, each question has two

statements A and B following it. Mark your answer as

not from B alone.

(2) If the question can be answered from B alone but

not from A alone.

(3) if the question can be answered from A alone as

well as from B alone.

(4) if the question can be answered from A and B

together but not from any of them alone.

(5) if the question cannot be answered even from A

and B together.

A certain number of players participated in a

tournament, played according to the following

rules. The number of players at any stage is

denoted as N.

N

pairs.

(i) if N is even, the players are grouped into

2

The players in every pair play against each other.

The resulting winners move on to the next round.

(ii) If N is odd one player is allowed to move on to

the next round. He is said to be given a bye. The

N1

remaining N 1 players are grouped in to

2

pairs who play against each other. The resulting

winners move on to the next round. The players

who lose are eliminated from the tournament.

From the rules above, it follows that if there are

N

players move on to

N players in a round, then

2

N+1

the next round if N is even and

players

2

move on to the next round if N is odd.

This process continues until the final round,

which is played between two players. The winner

in this round is the champion.

1.

A. In the first round, there were 169 players.

B. The champion was given a bye only once.

2.

where 129 < M < 256. Find M.

A. One player received a bye while moving from

the third to the fourth round.

B. Only one player received a bye in the entire

tournament.

followed by two statements A and B. Indicate your

responses based on the following directives:

Mark (1)

Mark (2)

Mark (3)

Mark (4)

3.

alone but not using B alone.

if the question can be answered using B

alone but not using A alone.

if the question can be answered using A

and B together, but not using either A or

B alone.

if the question cannot be answered even

by using A and B together.

the students in it is 140 cm. It has two sections,

A and B, with equal number of students in each

section. The average height of A exceeds that of

B. Mohan is the tallest in A and Sohan is the

10

transferred to the other section, the average

heights of the sections would get interchanged.

Find the height of Mohan.

(A) The average heights of A and B differ by 2 cm.

(B) If Sohan shifted from B to A, the average

heights of the sections would become equal.

4.

water at all times to meet safety and regulatory

requirements. It is considering having a spherical

tank whose wall thickness is uniform and whose

outer radius is 6 meters for this purpose. Will the

tank meet the company requirements?

(A) When empty, the tank weighs 36000 kg. It is

made of a material whose density is 4 gm/cc.

(B) The tanks inner radius is at least 4.5 metres.

alternative from the given choices.

3.

was willing to increase his expenditure by 12%.

Find by what percentage should he decrease his

consumption.

(A) 10%

(B) 15%

(C) 20%

(D) 25%

4.

2008 was 3 : 5 : 6. The percentage increases in

the populations of X, Y and Z from 2008 to 2009

were 10%, 12.5% and 15% respectively. Find the

percentage increase in their total population from

2008 to 2009.

(A) 12%

(B) 14%

(C) 13%

(D) None of these

5.

value of PQ + QR + PR.

(A) P = Q R

(B) P + Q + R = 84

5.

buy 90 more ball pens for `3600. Find the cost (in

`) of a ball pen.

(A) 12.5

(B) 10

(C) 15

(D) 20

6.

square ABCD but failed to do so. Why did he fail?

(A) PC = 3 cm

PD

(B) PC =

3

6.

for `2040. How many apples must he sell for

`2600 to make a 30% gain?

(A) 80

(B) 100

(C) 65

(D) 104

7.

incomes in the ratio 6 : 7 : 8. Their monthly

expenditures are in the ratio 5 : 6 : 10. The monthly

savings of C is 37.5% of his monthly income. Find

what percent of Bs savings was As savings?

(A) 50%

(B) 662/3% (C) 831/5% (D) 87.5%

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Answer these

questions based on the information below.

Mohan was considering three alternatives for investing

a certain amount. He wanted to get the maximum

possible assured return on his investment. The three

alternative are given below. He could make use of

each completely or partially along with the others.

Alternative 1: Invest in the mutual funds of PQR Ltd.

A rise in the stock market will result in a return of 8%

and a fall will result in a return of 10%.

Alternative 2: Invest in the mutual funds of RQP Ltd.

A rise in the stock market will result in a return of 5%

and a fall will result in return of 4%.

Alternative 3: Invest in a public sector bank which

promises a 0.4% return.

1.

2

(1) 0.4%

(2) 0.5%

(3)

%

3

5

%

(4) 0.8%

(5)

6

2.

guaranteed return to Mohan.

(1) 100% in alternative 3.

(2) Equal investment in each alternative.

(3) Investments in alternatives 1 and 2 in

ratio 1 : 2

(4) Investments in alternatives 1 and 2 in

ratio 2 : 1

(5) Investments in alternatives 1, 2 and 3 in

ratio 2 : 3 : 4

the

the

the

the

He sold it to his neighbour at a profit percent

whose magnitude was equal to the profit realised

by him in the transaction. But after a couple of

days the neighbour sold it back to Pradeep at

20% loss. Effectively, 27.5% of the cost price was

refunded to Pradeep. At what profit percentage

did he sell the puppy to his neighbour?

(A) 30%

(B) 37.5% (C) 27.5% (D) 32.50%

Directions for questions 1 and 2: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

the compound interest for two years on a sum

invested at 16% p.a. is `384. Find the sum

(in `)

(A) 13500 (B) 15000 (C) 14250 (D) 12750

2.

2000 for a period of 4 years. The rate of interest

was constant throughout the loan period

whereas had he cleared the loan after 9 years,

he would have paid `90,000. Where as had he

cleared the loan after 12 years, he would have

paid `105,000. Find the amount (in `) he paid to

clear the loan.

(A) 45000 (B) 65000 (C) 70000 (D) 75000

11

would be 241/2 days. Find the number of days A

alone would take to complete the work if B is

faster than A.

(A) 28

(B) 21

(C) 24

(D) 25

alternative from the given choices.

1.

opened at 12 pm. Due to a leak at the bottom of

the tank, the tank was filled only at 12:50 pm.

If the leak can empty the tank in 200 minutes,

then find the time (in minutes) in which X can fill

the tank.

(A) 30

(B) 45

(C) 40

(D) 50

2.

working 8 hours a day. Find the number of

hours per day for which 16 men are required to

work, to build a wall 16 m long in 16 days.

(A) 2

(B) 8

(C) 16

(D) 4

3.

9 hours a day. They started the job. They

worked 9 hours each day for the first x days.

At the end of x days, 5 men left. The remaining

job was completed by the remaining men

working 8 hours a day in 12.5 days. Find x.

(A) 12.5 (B) 8

(C) 9

(D) 10

A is paid for 3 days is equal to that paid to B for

4 days. The amount paid to C for 3 days is equal

to that paid to D for 2 days. B and D are paid

equal amounts for equal duration. A and B

together complete a piece of work for which they

are paid `1680. If all 4 had completed the same

work together, what would A's share have been

(in rupees)?

Assume that equal amounts are paid for equal

work.

(A) 960

(B) 800

(C) 560

(D) 630

5. For workers working on a construction site, the

rate of doing work for men and women increases

in winter with respect to that in summer by

1

33 % and 50% respectively. 4 men and 12

3

women can complete a certain piece of work in

120 days in summer. The time taken triples if the

women do not turn up for the work. If a men and

b women can complete two times the given work

in 180 days in winter then find the possible

number of ordered pairs of (a, b).

(A) 2

(B) 20

(C) 10

(D) 5

6. A and B are two daily labourers who work on a

maintenance site. The daily wage of A is 40%

less than the daily wage of B. A and B together

worked on a certain project and completed it in

72 days. As a result, at the end of the project they

together received a certain amount. If that entire

amount were to be earned by A alone, then for

how many days would he need to work ?

(A) 144

(B) 216

(C) 288

(D) 192

7. A and B can together do a piece of work in

12 days. If A completed half the work and the

other half is completed by B with only one of

Venn diagrams

Directions for questions 1 to 3: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

of the students like coffee. 20% of the students

who like tea also like coffee. Find the

percentage of the studies who like neither tea

nor coffee.

(A) 32% (B) 34%

(C) 38%

(D) 36%

2.

210 residents watch only Star Plus and 150

residents watch only Zee TV. 540 residents

watch atleast one of Sony TV and Star Plus. At

most 340 residents watch Star Plus. 90

residents watch all the three channels. Find the

minimum possible number of students who

watch Sony TV and Zee TV but not Star Plus.

(A) 40

(B) 50

(C) 20

(D) 30

3.

like cricket. 45% of the boys and 55% of the

girls like volleyball. Number of students who like

cricket is 7 more than that of students who like

volleyball. The difference of the number of boys

and girls who like cricket and that of the number

of boys and girls who like volleyball are in the

ratio 16 : 5. Find the strength of the group.

(A) 90

(B) 100

(C) 110

(D) 120

Trigonometry

Directions for questions 1 to 3: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. T1 and T2 are two towers and Raju was on the top

of the tower T1. He realized that there were two

points on the ground such that the angle of

elevation of T1s top from each of those points

was . The distances from, T2s bottom to the top

of T1 as well as to each of the points was

30 feet. The area of the triangle formed by the top

of T1 and each of the points can be (in feet).

(T2 's bottom and the two points on the ground

are collinear)

(A) 225

(B) 960

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) Neither (A) nor (B)

2. A ladder has a length of 10 m. It makes an angle

of 45 with a wall. It touches the wall at a point P.

There are two points on the ground. The angle of

elevation of P from each of these points is 60.

Find the distance between these points (in m).

(The two points on the ground and the bottom of

the wall are collinear)

(A)

7 6

3

(B)

10 6

3

(C)

8 6

3

(D)

4 6

3

12

pq + qr + rp

, where p, q, r are

p 2 + q2 + r 2

real numbers such that the sum of any two

exceeds the third, which of the following is not a

possible value of ?

(A) 20 (B) 40

(C) 50

(D) 80

Directions for questions 1 to 7: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

(A) 945

(B) 559

(C) 2403

(D) None of these

2.

1

17 16 + 16 17

(A)

3.

20

15

(B)

1

18 17 + 17 18

7

44

(C)

+ ... +

1

121 120 + 120 121

37

44

(D)

13

15

1

1

6

= 3, find the value of x + 6 .

x

x

(A) 729

(B) 326

(C) 322

(D) 324

If x +

4. If a = 5 2 6 and b = 5 + 2 6 , evaluate

4

a +b

a3 + b3

(A)

5.

x4 x5 x6 = 1; then the minimum value of (x1 + 4)

(x2 + 4) (x3 +4) (x4 +4) (x5 +4) (x6 +4) is

(A) 15625

(B) 1425

(C) 13225

(D) 11025

1

1 1 1 1

, then S lies in

+ + + + ... +

512

1 2 3 4

which of the following ranges?

(A) (4, 5.5)

(B) (5.5, 9)

(C) (9, 10.5)

(D) (10.5, 12)

5. If S =

to find 4 positive numbers whose product is P

and whose sum S P. Among the numbers 4, 5,

6, 7, how many are possible values of P?

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3

7. If x3 + y3 + z3 = 125, a2 + b2 + c2 = 16, ax + by + cz =

20 and x, y, z, a, b, c are integers, then which of

the following cannot be the value of

a+b+c

?

4 x 2 + y 2 + z2

1

(A)

25

4901

49

(B)

4799

485

(C) 10

(D)

4801

485

(A) 16

4x 2 9x + 8

> 3 is satisfied

inequation 2

x 5x 6

(A) (6, 1) (1,)

(B) (, 6) (1, )

(C) (, )

(D) (, 1) (6, )

(B) 8

(C) 8 2

(D) 4 2

progression, which of the following is a possible

value of x?

(A) 1

(B) 1.5

(C) 2

(D) 2.5

2

7. Let t = 3(log3a) 9log3a + 9. Which of the

following is true about the equation at=27?

(A) It has exactly one distinct solution for t.

(B) It has exactly two distinct solutions for t.

(C) It has exactly three distinct solutions for t.

(D) It has no real solutions for t.

Modulus / Inequalities

Directions for questions 1 to 10: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. How many integer values of x exist that do not satisfy

the inequality (x2 + 4x 32) (x2 + 2x 8) > 0?

(A) 7

(B) 8

(C) 6

(D) 4

2. Under which of the following conditions the

a2 b2

a b is true?

inequation

b

a

(A) a b and ab < 0

(B) a b and ab > 0

(C) Either (a) or (b)

(D) None of these

(B)

1

27

(C)

1

33

(D)

1

49

following inequality

14 < x 5 + x + 3 + x + 7 < 25?

(A) 9

(B) 11

(C) 13

(D) 16

x + y + xy 2

(A) 3

(B) 2

(C) 2.5

(D) 4

sides opposite P, Q, and R respectively. If (p + q

+ r)2 = 3(pq + qr + rp), what can be said about the

triangle PQR?

(A) It is equilateral.

(B) It is isosceles.

(C) It is scalene.

(D) Cannot be uniquely determined

Directions for questions 1 to 3: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. Given that a b = 4a + 3b + 7ab and a a < b

b, then which of the following is true?

(A) (a b) (a + b + 1) < 0

(B) (a + b) (a b + 1) > 0

(C) (a b) (a + b+ 1) > 0

(D) (a+ b) (a b + 1) > 0

13

2. If x @ y = y 4 x + + x

x

1

of 6 @

is

6

3891

(A)

36

4179

(C)

36

3.

(B) 1

(D)

1297

36

a * b = a + b + ab and a b = ab (a + b).

Find the value of (3 * 4) (4 5).

(A) 19 (29) (113)

(B) (85) (30)

(C) 19 (180) (199)

(D) 84 (29) (113)

Numbers

Directions for questions 1 to 43: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. Raju wrote the first 50 natural numbers one after

another on a black board. He then carried out the

following procedure 49 times. In each instance,

he erased two numbers, say p and q and

replaced them by a single number p + q 1.

Find the final number left on the board.

(1) 1224

(2) 1275

(3) 1276

(4) 1274

(5) 1226

2.

(1) 41

(2) 81

(4) 01

(5) 61

(3) 21

defined as follows:

Div(N) = N if N 9

= Div(S(N)), otherwise,

where S(N) is the sum of the digits of N.

For instance, Div(8) = 8,

Div(625) = Div(6 + 2 + 5) = Div(13) = Div(1 + 3)

= Div (4) = 4 etc.

less than 600, for which Div (N) = 9.

(1) 44

(2) 55

(3) 66

(4) 77

(5) 67

4.

1

(1) 2005

2006

1

(3) 2006

2005

1

(5) 2006

2007

1+

of

the

PQ=

(1) 2

(4) N

3

4 y + , then the value

y

resulting

even

elements,

then

(3) 1

(2) 1

(5) N1

than 100. Find the number of solutions of

1

1 3

=

.

X 18 Y

(1) 4 (2) 3 (3) 2 (4) 1 (5) 5

7. A tournament had 2N + 1 teams t1, t2, .. t2N+1

where N > 6. Each team had x players where

x > 4. The following pairs of teams have a

common player : t1 and t2N+1, t2 and t2N, .. tN and

tN+1. These are the only pairs of teams who have

a common player. Find the total number of

players in the 2N + 1 teams.

(1) N(x 1) + x

(2) N(2x 1) + x

(3) N(2x 2) + x

(4) N(x + 1) + x

(5) N(x + 2) + x

8. A four digit number has the form AABB. It is also

a perfect square. How many (A, B) are possible?

(1) 0 (2) 3 (3) 4 (4) 1 (5) 2

9.

What is the remainder when M 15 is divided by

14! 2?

(A) 14! 443

(B) 14! 459

(C) 459

(D) 443

remainders of 3, 4, 5 and 6 respectively.

How many such 4-digit numbers are there?

(A) 11

(B) 10

(C) 9

(D) 12

11. If x =

1

32

(A)

1

1

1

+ 2 + 2 + .... , what is the value of

22

3

4

1

52

1

72

+ .... in terms of x?

3x

3x 1

x 1

1 (C)

(B)

4

4

2

12. If k =

49 80 42 80

49 79 + 42 79

(D)

x

1

2

, then

(A) 0 < k 1

(C) 4 < k 7

(B) 1 < k 4

(D) k > 7

1

1

1

1

+

+ 1+ 2 + 2 +

12 22

2

3

what is the remainder when A is divided by 9?

(A) 1

(B) 3

(C) 7

(D) 5

1

2006

1

(4) 2005

2005

(2) 2006

natural number. Each odd element in it was

increased by 3 and each even element in it was

increased by 1. P denotes the average of the

resulting odd elements and Q denotes the average

a + b

, what is

2

(A) 7

(B) 168

(C) 3

(D) None of these

log

(C) 4 3 4 3 + 7 log7

(D) None of these

4 3

14

(A) 270 + 1

(B) 296 + 1

160

(C) 2 + 1

(D) None of these

17. A 200 page book is formed by using 50 sheets,

folded in the middle and stapled along the fold,

with each sheet providing 4 pages. The pages

are then numbered from 1 to 200. The nth sheet is

removed from the book. What is the sum of the

pages on this sheet?

(A) 400 2n

(B) 400 n

(C) 200 + 4n

(D) None of these

18. If u + v + w + x + y = 15, what is the maximum

value of uvx + uvy + uwx + uwy?

(A) 125 (B) 144

(C) 3125 (D) 243

10

21 is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 19

(D) 20

20. If a, b c, d are natural numbers such that

23 < a < b < 40 < c < d < 50, how many values

are possible for the quadruplet (a, b, c, d)?

(A) 4284 (B) 4320 (C) 4200 (D) 4165

21. A number N leaves a remainder of 7, 10 and

17 respectively when divided by 15, 21, and 35.

What is the remainder when N is divided by 105?

(A) 73

(B) 59

(C) 52

(D) 55

22. How many five digit numbers with digits that are

not necessarily distinct are divisible by 6 but not

by 12?

(A) 7500 (B) 7499 (C) 14999 (D) 15000

23. Which of the following numbers does not divide

(412 1)?

(A) 5

(B) 63

(C) 255

(D) 127

24. Find the number of factors of 243243 which are

multiples of 21.

(A) 20

(B) 21

(C) 22

(D) 24

25. What is the remainder when 4911 + 5011 + 5111 +

5211 is divided by 202?

(A) 0

(B) 101

(C) 201

(D) 1

26. Q is the number formed by knocking off all the

terminal zeros from 256!. What is the index of the

highest power of 12 that divides Q?

(A) 126

(B) 97

(C) 96

(D) None of these

27. Let N = (31)(32)(33)(98)(99)(100)

If N is divisible by 12n where n is a natural

number, find the maximum value that 'n' can take.

(A) 30

(B) 34

(C) 35

(D) 40

28. 'a' and 'b' are prime numbers and n is an integer

such that 1 n ab. What is the sum of all the

possible values of n such that n and ab are

coprime to each other?

ab a b + 1

(A) (a 1) (b 1)

(B)

2

ab(a 1)(b 1)

(C) ab

(D)

2

empty proper subset of A such that all the

elements of B are divisible by 7. Find the number

of such subsets.

(A) 5

(B) 31

(C) 32

(D) 63

30. There are 4 distinct integers p, q, r and s, such

that the equation (n - p) (n - q) (n r) (n s) = 9

is satisfied for some integral values of n. How

many integral values of n satisfy the given

equation for a particular set of values of p, q, r,

and s?

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) More than 2

31. Find the remainder when

4444433333) is divided by 7

(A) 0

(B) 2

(C) 3

(3333344444

(D) 6

+ 444 . . . (50 digits) is divided by 9.

(A) 0

(B) 3

(C) 6

(D) 8

33. Consider the equation

1 1 1

+ = , where a and b

a b 6

which satisfy the given relation?

(A) 9

(B) 10

(C) 17

(D) 18

34. The difference between the squares of two

integers is 420. How many such pairs of integers

exist?

(A) 4

(B) 8

(C) 12

(D) 16

35. How many 9 digit multiples of 6 can be formed

using only the digits 8 or 9?

(A) 56

(B) 84

(C) 86

(D) None of these.

36. (a + b + c + d)5 (a5 + b5 + c5 + d5) is always

divisible by

(A) 24

(B) a + b + c + d

(C) 9

(D) 5

37. If A = 1! + 2! + 3! + 4! + .......+ 49! and

B = 1! + 2! + 3! + 4! +......+168!, then which of the

following is true?

(A) A is a perfect square.

(B) (B) is a perfect square.

(C) Both A and B are perfect square.

(D) Neither A nor B is a perfect square.

38. What is the sum of the even factors of 3600?

(A) 4030

(B) 12896

(C) 6046

(D) 12090

39. Consider all 5-digit numbers for which the sum of

the digits is 41. How many of these are divisible by

11?

(A) 10

(B) 12

(C) 16

(D) More than 16

40. In how many ways is it possible to express 36 as

a product of 3 positive integers?

(A) 8

(B) 6

(C) 12

(D) None of these

15

defined as follows

root (W) = W if W 2

= root (W 3) if 3 W 9

= root (sum (W)) otherwise, where sum (W)

denotes the sum of the digits of W

For example

Root (7) = root (7 3) = root (4) = root (4 3)

= root (1) = 1

Root (245) = root (2 + 4 + 5) = root (11)

= root (1 + 1)= root (2) = 2

How many values of W less than 500 satisfy the

condition root (w) = 0?

(A) 165

(B) 166

(C) 167

(D) 168

42. The 18-digit number X has a 7 in the units place.

If this 7 is transposed to the front of the number,

the resulting 18-digit number is 5 X. Find X.

(A) 124587124587124587

(B) 124857124857124857

(C) 142857142857142857

(D) 142587142587142587

43. How many numbers less than or equal to 1108

are coprime to 252?

(A) 311

(B) 312

(C) 316

(D) 318

are based on the following data.

Professor Calculus devised a game to pass his time.

The game was played in the following manner. He

kept 500 coins numbered from 1 to 500, on a table in

sequence all showing heads.

In round 1, he flipped all the coins such that each

showed a tail. In round 2, he flipped only those coins

whose position was a number divisible by 2.

In round 3, he flipped only those coins whose position

was a number divisible by 3 and so on.

He continued flipping the coins for 500 rounds.

44. What was the greatest number of consecutive

coins all showing heads at the end of the game?

(A) 16

(B) 41

(C) 42

(D) 43

45. Among the following coins, which coin was

flipped the greatest number of times?

(A) 210

(B) 324

(C) 288

(D) 240

46. How many coins did Professor Calculus flip in

round 13, which were flipped only once in the

previous rounds?

(A) 7

(B) 8

(C) 11

(D) 38

correct alternative from the given choices.

n

47. If the sum of all integers between 3 and

n+3

3 (both exclusive) is divisible by 70 where n is a

positive integer, then which of the following is

necessarily true about n?

(A) It is divisible by 4

(B) It is a multiple of 6

(C) It is divisible by 7

(D) It is divisible by 5.

(A) 0

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 1

49. If S(N) denotes the sum of the digits of N, then

what is the remainder when S(1) + S(2) + S(3) +

..+ S(99) is divided by 99?

(A) 0

(B) 9

(C) 18

(D) 36

Probability

Directions for questions 1 to 4: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. There are 50 tokens numbered 1 to 50 kept on a

table. You are asked to pick two tokens at

random from the table one after the other. What

is the probability that the difference between the

numbers on the tokens picked by you lies

between 1 and 6 (both excluded)?

36

186

(A)

(B)

245

1225

372

186

(D)

(C)

2450

1225

Consider the following 3 events.

P: X is coprime to 3`

Q: X is coprime to 5

R: X is coprime to 7

Which of the following is true about the events

P, Q, R?

(A) They are pairwise independent and mutually

exclusive.

(B) The are pairwise independent but not

mutually exclusive.

(C) They are not pairwise independent but are

mutually exclusive.

(D) They are neither pairwise independent nor

mutually exclusive.

3. Alsi Arora worked in a private company where the

working hours were from 9:00 am to 6 pm. In a

year on 25% of the days he arrived late to office

whereas on 35% of the days he left early from

office. If p is the probability of the number of days

that he worked for the entire working day, then

which of the following best describes the possible

values of p?

(A) P = 0.4875

(B) 0.25 P 0.65

(C) 0.25 P 0.65

.

(D) 0.40 P 0.65

4. Ramesh doesn't always have time to read the

daily newspaper and whenever he reads it he

does it either in the morning or in the evening.

The probability that he reads it in the morning is

10% and the probability that he reads it in the

evening is 30%. Find the expected number of

days in a month of 30 days on which he doesn't

read the paper at all.

(A) 16

(B) 18.9

(C) 21

(D) 20.5

16

Miscellaneous

Inequations

alternative from the given choices.

alternative from the given choices.

consisting of 6 elements and another sequence of

n sets B1, B2, ,,,, Bn each consisting of 3 elements.

The union of all the A's is equal to the union of all

the B's. If each element of this union occurs in

exactly 3 of the A sets and 6 of the B sets, then

find n.

(A) 28

(B) 21

(C) 14

(D) Cannot be determined

Coordinate Geometry

Directions for question 1: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1.

constant, represents a pair of straight lines, then

which of the following gives the point of

intersection of those two lines?

(A) (1, 2)

(B) (0, 3)

(C) (0, 3)

(D) cannot be determined

x3 + y3 +z3 = 3xyz. Which of the following is true

regarding the triangle?

(A) It is an isosceles triangle

(B) It is an equilateral triangle

(C) It is an obtuse angled triangle

(D) It is a right angle triangle

Statistics

Directions for question 1: Select the correct

alternative from the given choices.

1. The median of 11 numbers is x. If the greatest

number is removed the median of the remaining

numbers is 10.5. If the smallest is removed the

median of the remaining numbers is 13. If x (or

one of the numbers which is equal to x) is

removed the median would be

(A) 11

(B) 11.5

(C) 12

(D) Cannot be determined

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