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ACADEMIC SESSION:2014-15

FACULTY TRAINING PROGRAMME (PCCP-FTP)

SAMPLE TEST PAPER


SUBJECT : MATHEMATICS
Time : 2 Hrs.

1.

Maximum Marks : 60

Blank papers, clip boards, log tables, slide rule, calculators, mobile or any other electronic
gadgets in any form is not allowed.

2.

Write your Name in the space provided in the bottom of this booklet.

3.

Each correct answer carries + 1 mark and each wrong answer 0.25 marks.

4.

In case of any dispute, the answer filled in the OMR sheet available with the institute shall be
final.

5.

After completion submit the Question Paper back along with the Answer Sheet.

6.

The Paper contains 60 quesitons.

7.

All the questions are compulsory.

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1.

If one of the roots of the equation x2 px + q = 0 is m times the other root then m/(1 + m2) is equal to

q
(A)

p 2q

p
(B)

q 2p

q
(C)

q 2p

(D)

p 2q

2.

lf a + b + c = 1, a2 + b2 + c2 = 21 and abc = 8 then find the value of (1 a)(1 b) (1 c)


(A) 10
(B) 18
(C) 24
(D) 30

3.

The distance between two spots A & B on the same bank of the river is 75km. Speed of the boat in still
water is twice as much as that of the speed of the water current of river. The boat travels in the river from
A to B and returns back to the spot in 16 hour. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
(A) 12.5kmph
(B) 15kmph
(C) 16kmph
(D) 18kmph

4.

Find the equation of the line parallel to 4x + 3y = 5 and having x-intercept (-3)
(A) 3x + 4y + 12 = 0
(B) 3x + 4y = 12
(C) 4x + 3y 12 = 0
(D) 4x + 3y + 12 = 0

5.

If cot2(13sec + 2sec2) =1
(A) 120
(B) 210o

6.

(C) 300

(D) 330

A conical vessel of radius 6 cm and height 8 cm is completely filled with water. A metal sphere is now
lowered into the water. The size of the sphere is such that when it touches the inner surface, it just gets
immersed.The fraction of water that overflows from the conical vessel is

3
5
7
5
(B)
(C)
(D)
8
8
8
16
The sum of all natural numbers less than 400 which are NOT divisible by 6, is :
(A) 13266
(B) 66534
(C) 79800
(D) 93066
(A)

7.

8.

In the figure shown, the bigger circle has radius 1 unit. Therefore, the radius of smaller circle must be

(A)

2 +1

(B)

1
2

1
(C)

1
(D)

2 1

Space for rough work

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9.

Two circles of radii 2 and 3 cm touch each other externally. The length of direct common tangent to the
two circles will be :
(A) 2 6 cm

(B)

26 cm

(C) 5 cm

(D) 2.4 cm

10.

In a rectangle ABCD the lengths of sides AB, BC, CD and DA are (5x + 2y + 2) cm, (x + y + 4) cm,
(2x + 5y 7) cm and (3x + 2y 11) cm respectively. Which of the following statements is /are true ?
(A) One of the sides of the rectangle is 15 cm long.
(B) Each diagonal of the rectangle is 39 cm long.
(C) Perimeter of the rectangle is 102 cm.
(D) All of these

11.

The square-root of

(0.75 )3
+ (0.75 + (0.75)2 + 1) is
1 (0.75 )

(A) 1
12.

(C) 3

(D) 4

A regular octagon is formed by cutting congruent isosceles rightangled triangles from the corners of a
square. If the square has sidelength 1, the side-length of the octagon is
(A)

13.

(B) 2

2 1
2

(B)

(C)

2 1

5 1
4

(D)

5 1
3

A man wants to reach a certain destination. One sixth of the total distance is muddy while half the
distance is tar road. For the remaining distance he takes a boat. His speed of traveling in mud, in water
on tar roaed is in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5. The ratio of the durations he requires to cross the patch of mud. stream
and tar road is:
(A)

1 4 5
: :
2 5 2

(B) 3 : 8 : 15

(C) 10 : 15 : 18

(D) 1 : 2 : 3

14.

A student notices that the roots of the equation x2 + bx + a = 0 are each 1 less than the roots of the
equation x2 + ax + b = 0. Then a + b is :
(A) possibly any real number
(B) 2
(C) 4
(D) 5

15.

If x, y are real numbers such that


x
1
y

x
1
y

= 24,
3
3
then the value of (x + y) / (x y) is :
(A) 0
(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3

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16.

Ranga buys a car for Rs. 1,00,000 and spends another Rs. 20,000 for repairs. He rents it and earns Rs.
4000 per month. After 8 months, he sells it again for Rs.1,00,000. His percentage earning for annum is :
(A) 15
(B) 18
(C) 20
(D) 12

17.

If 4 apples, 6 oranges and 4 plums cost Rs. 6 and 8 apples, 12 oranges and 6 plums cost Rs. 11,
how may plums can you buy for Rs. 10?
(A) 5
(B) 12
(C) 20
(D) 100

18.

In a school competition the ratio of girls & boys is 3.5 : 4.5 and the total number of girls is 1540. Find out
the total participants in the competition :
(A) 3502

(B) 3504

(C) 3520

(D) 3505

19.

In a mixture of 60 litres the ratio of milk and water is 2 : 1. If the ratio of the milk and water is to be 1 : 2,
then the amount of water (in litres) to be further added is
(A) 20
(B) 30
(C) 40
(D) 60

20.

A cistern can be filled by a tap in 4 hours while it can be emptied by another tap in 9 hours. If both the taps
are opened simultaneously, then after how much time will the cistern get filled ?
(A) 4.5 hrs
(B) 5 hrs
(C) 6.5 hrs
(D) 7.2 hrs

21.

Two pipes can fill a tank in 20 and 24 minutes respectively and a waste pipe can empty 3 gallons per
minute. All the three pipes working together can fill the tank in 15 minutes. The capacity of the tank is :
(A) 60 gallons
(B) 100 gallons
(C) 120 gallons
(D) 180 gallon

22.

A certain sum of money doubles itself at a compound interest in 10 years. It becomes eight times in :
(A) 20 years
(B) 30 years
(C) 15 years
(D) 13 years

23.

Find the HCF of (2315 1) and (225 1) is


(A) 5
(B) 2

24.

(C) 31

(D) None of these

If N denotes the number of digits in the number (584).(286) then N equals


(A) 83
(B) 84
(C) 85

(D) 88

25.

If x is a positive integer less than 100, then the number of x which make 1 2 3 4 x and interger is:
(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9

26.

If A = log27625 + 7log11 13 and B = log9125 + 13 log11 7 then the relation between A and B is :
(A) A = B

(B)

A
B

(C) A > B

(D) A < B

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27.

The value of

(A)

25 5 / 2 243 2 / 5
16 3 / 4 8 5 / 3

5625
128

(B)

is

5615
256

(C)

5625
256

(D) None

28.

Sum of digits of a two digit number is 7. The number obtained by interchaniging the digits is 27 more than
the original number. Find the number.
(A) 52
(B) 63
(C) 34
(D) 25

29.

If x = 2 and x = 3 are roots of the equation 3x2 2kx + 2m = 0 then (k, m) = :


(A) (

30.

15
, 9)
2

(B) (9,

15
)
2

(C) (

9
, 15)
2

(D) (15,8)

In the given figure, find the measure of ABC, if ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral

A
B
y

62
82
46

D
(A) 120
31.

(B) 118

(C) 138

(D) 128

In the figure below, P and Q are the mid-points of the sides AB and BC of the rectangle ABCD
D

C
Q

If the area of the triangle APQ is 1 square centimeter, what is the area of the whole rectangle ?
(A) 2 cm2
(B) 4 cm2
(C) 8 cm2
(D) 16 cm2
32.

If cos + sin =

(A)

2 tan

2 cos, then cos sin = ?

(B) 2 sin

(C)

2
cos sin

(D) none of these.

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33.

If a cos + b sin = 3 & a sin b cos = 4 then a2 + b2 has the value =


(A) 25
(B) 14
(C) 7
(D) none

34.

How many balls, each of radius 2 cm, can be made from a solid sphere of lead of radius 16 cm ?
(A) 504

(B) 524

(C) 576

(D) 512

35.

If the diameter of a cylinder jar is increased by 25% without altering the volume then its height must
decrease by :
(A) 10%
(B) 25%
(C) 36%
(D) 50%

36.

The airthmetic mean of the following frequency distribution is 25.


Class

0-10

10-20

20-30

30-40

40-50

Frequency

16

30

32

14

Find the value of p


(A) 20
37.

(B) 28

(C) 30

(D) 31

Which one of the following statement is correct ?


(A) If x6 + 1 is divided by x + 1 remainder is 2. (B) If x6 + 1 is divided by x 1 remainder is 2.
(C) If x6 + 1 is divided by x + 1 remainderis 1.

38.

39.

If , are the zeros of polynomial


f(x) = x2 p(x + 1) c then ( + 1)( + 1) is equal
(A) c 1
(B) 1 c
(C) c

(D) 1 + c

Which of the following is a polynomial


(A) x2 +

40.

(D) If x6 + 1 is divided by x 1 remainder is 1.

2x+

(B) x2 +

2x +

(C) x2 +

2
+
x

(D) x3/2 +

2x+

The polynomials ax3 + 3x2 3 and 2x3 5x + a when divided by (x 4) leaves remainders R1 & R2
respectively then value of a if 2R1 R2 = 0.
(A)

41.

18
127

(B)

18
127

(C)

17
127

(D)

17
127

The number of common terms of the two sequences 17, 21, 25, ....., 417 and 16, 21, 26, .... 466 is
(A) 21
(B) 19
(C) 20
(D) 91
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42.

Let p and q be the roots of the quadratic equation x 2 ( 2) x 1 = 0. What is the minimum
possible value of p2 + q2?
(A) 0
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5

43.

If , are the roots of x 2 + x + 1 = 0 and , are the roots of x 2 + 3x + 1 = 0, then ( ) ( + ) (


+ ) ( ) =
(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8

44.

Numbers of ways to arrange the letters of the word FIGMENT when it starts with F is
(A) 360
(B) 720
(C) 1080
(D) 1440

45.

A group of 6 students comprised of 3 boys and 3 girls. Number of ways could they be arranged in a
straight line such that the girls and the boys occupy alternate positions is
(A) 36
(B) 72
(C) 108
(D) 144

Directions (45 to 48) : Find the missing terms :


46.

47.

48.

94, 166, 258, ?, 4912


(A) 3610

(B) 1644

(C) 1026

(D) 516

MAD, OBE, SCH, YDM, ?


(A) HET
(B) HES

(C) GET

(D) UAE

(C) 32

(D) 37

51

11

61

64

30

32

35

43

(A) 25

(B) 27

49.

If RADIO is written PYBGM then how would OQDKNG be written in that code ?
(A) MOBIEL
(B) MOBLIE
(C) MOIBLE
(D) MOBILE

50.

From the word INACTIVE, how many independent words can be made without changing the order of the
letters and using each letter only once ?
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) More than three

51.

In a row at a bus stop, A is 7th from the left and B is 9th from the right. They both interchange their
positions. Now A becomes 11th from the left. How many people are there in the row ?
(A) 18
(B) 19
(C) 20
(D) 21

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52.

Aakash said to Mohit, That boy in blue shirt is younger of the two brothers of the daughter of my fathers
wife. How is the boy in blue shirt related to Aakash.
(A) Father
(B) Uncle
(C) Brother
(D) Nephew

53.

Are the years 900 and 1000 leap years ?


(A) Yes
(B) No

54.

55.

(C) Can't say

(D) None of these

At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined at 16 minutes past 12.
(A) 88
(B) 86
(C) 84

(D) 87

What should be the number opposite 4 ?

(A) 5

(B) 1

(C) 3

(D) 2

Directions (56 to 60) : Study the following infirmation carefully and answer the given questions :
B, M, T, R, K, H and D are travelling in a train compartment with III-tier sleeper berth. Each of them has
a different profession of Engineer, Doctor, Architect, Pharmacist, Lawyer, Journalist and Pathologist.
They occupied two lower berths, three middle berths and two upper berths. B, the Engineer, is not on the
upper berth. The Architect is the only other person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B. M
and H are not on the middle berth and their profession are Pathologist and Lawyer respectively. T is a
Pharmacist. D is neither a Journalist nor an Architect. K occupies the same type of berth as that of the
Doctor.
56.
57.
58.
59.
60.

Who is the Architect ?


(A) D

(B) H

What is Ds profession ?
(A) Pharmacist
(B) Lawyer

(C) R

(D) None of these

(C) Doctor

(D) Engineer

Which of the following pairs occupy the lower berth ?


(A) BT
(B) BD
(C) BK

(D) None of these

Which of the following groups occupies the middle berth ?


(A) DKT
(B) HKT
(C) DKR

(D) DHT

Which of the following combinations of person-berth-profession is correct ?


(A) K Upper Lawyer
(B) D Upper Doctor
(C) M Lower Journalist
(D) R Lower Architect

ANSWER KEY
Q ues.

10

11

12

13

14

15

Ans.

Q ues.

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

Ans.

Q ues.

31

32

33

34

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

44

45

Ans.
Q ues.
Ans.

C
46
A

B
47
B

A
48
B

D
49
D

C
50
B

B
51
B

B
52
C

B
53
B

A
54
A

B
55
B

C
56
C

D
57
C

D
58
D

B
59
A

B
60
D

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