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(Key and Solutions for AIMCATl206) Key
SECTrON~I
1. 3. C D,
6,
2. A
A
8~ D
7. IB
9. 8
10. C
C
'1t. A 12: A 13. C
'16. C 17. D '19. D
20. 0
rs,
C
4.
5.
0
14. C
15. B
2;3. D 24. B 25. C
21. 13 22. A
216. D 27. B 28; A
:29. B
30. 0
SECTIONU
3,
1. A 2. B
6. A
4. B
5.,
D C
7. B 8. A 9; D
10. C
11, 12. 13. 14. 15.
B C B 0 B
16, C
117.
A
'18. D 119. A 20. C
21. A 22. B 23. C
26. C 27,0
28. C 29. A
24. A
25. B
30... C
Solutlnns
SEC]"JON 1 S~lutions for questions 1 10 3: 1. let. the currentespenses= Rs,x ' 'Aft ' 'fiive yea rs' thi ' expenses uter ne
inllatlon. tomaiilliain must become
tb " musecome '
'ro ata%
100x
This again
A.M. (Two or more positive numbers) ~ Their G, M.
the.same standard,ofliving.
X>
100X
100."
78
46
·a.fter
another 10 years <It:c%
''
RW :Fru, [RM] [Rifj
,,,, J2 Jf1~
C C r. +_;_> ... ab
innation. Given final sxpensea=
::::;>
Hs.:42,OOO ~x
E
100x100xx 42,0.90. ", 78x46
Rs 15,'00.0.
.Cholcs (C)
2.
invested. l\t
Rs.1>Olakh after 10 years at b% rate of interest 38rupellS Ilowwould become' Rs,1Do. after H) j'ears. r. To gel RsdO lakh after 10 years Rs.3,8'O,DOO should be
.. ... . .
~f the ~nitial amount
[5 x, II was
5upposed
to oecorne
2J2 2
ChOice (0)
5,
Lei the four digNt number be p q t .s,
G~.ven"4 (p q r s) " s
rqp
(i.e. s~ 4)
3,,80,0.00.)(
<1% rate au intereS;f.a,80;6ob . '00 ..' .
to 4;87,000
becomes
78·::; 4,87,000 after ,5 years.
,.
,
If P ~ 3, 4(pqrs} lis.a 5digit number. ,'. P'::; 1 m2 s r q p ~5arillJffiip~e :df 4, p:i' 1
'. p=:2
Choice (A)
lNsis:equal
x
1s;o al·O"'4 in 5 yearS
'" 2.77 h,lkti 3. Th~amount 20 DODx 100 , .. . 57 at the end of 20 yaaF$ would be; x 100 x 101) x1QO . 68'· 62 . 78
= eooo~400q+40
=> 390 q +'30=60. 1.3q+1
rr'=
As p"= 2, s Iilas tabe:t or ==>4 (:29 r8) :;:61q2
a:. As.s::,
4" S,= +100[+
a
10. q +;2
r
r"
32=6000
Z'
"
,
~2D.OOOx1.75x 1.5 x 1..6 x1.3 ~1.09,OOO This amounts to 151100 x '109000 at an inflation of'b% .. Rs,16.0oo ·Choibe(D) Solutions for questions 4107:
4.
8,
l'=6n+
q+11
.2
=
:=;Hr= 1, 3, 5" 7.      r::;, 7, 20  ~   •   • 

As cand r are single digit nembsrs rq,= 1 and r= 7'
b are. the I@gsand·c,is·tile hypotenuse
'+" ap
C
c
Ja
2
,+ a .
+f:i
Ja
2
+b2 ' b
.. oer» ~21is
r;;;
r. ~umof the digils
2 ...1 + 7 + 8" 18:
Choice (A}
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6.
A.
R3 R:~me,st at every .( 4 L
3
~
'J:::
3L l.e., at L
Hence we have only 1.., Ll3; U2, '2~, poihlirof meeting. . Solutions for questions 10 and 11: 18
l.e. four distinct Gh;OiC13~B}
c of
We need! to find BODE,. t(say). We can get the area parallElogram DECB in te~msofthe area of AADE, (say a) es well 615 that .of ¢MOE (5611'.6). MIOEAA.8C :.Ar(ABC) "'? a'aM Ar (DECB) .;;;;. 1)61 ..... (1) (1 .
.ll.MDE  liMeS. As. Be "" rOE, eachside of the "bigger' lrii3;ng'le (Me B) .isi times the corresponding side of the 'srTl;:iil'er'tri~ng~e {MOE).
10 '.
x+2. .::::,2.2 4'8 'Y"'X+. 2 y.r+yx" 2..2 +4x+8 . . . ~ 2.1'r· + (4,1' l}X +.8y 2 '" Il For the roots 10 be real. (4y~ 1,)2_ 8)' (8l'~2) ~ I) or(4Y~ 1l16y HY 1) ~ 0 or (4y f) (4y"'; 1 1~ly)<:: 0 or (4y~) (12)(1) ~ 0
· Lety'" or (14y)
(1j, 12y) '<: 0; 
1i::;
y:;;±
Choice (C) such ,sp!its onlle'!)
Area'
Area of'lIMDS ·"'.Area .or AMEC '" rb of ~MBC '" fb . :.Areaof DEBe "'(1 + 2('+ r)b =(1 + r'lb" ... (2) (1). (2):;;:) (? ~ 1)a '" (1 + f)~b
8
11. The diffi;iteni$prit~
people iDlto.3groups
a.ndllhe nurnoerot
are tabulatedbelow,
::::>=.= ......
b
r +1 ri3
7
Splits
I
Se~ecting.
vehicles
Selecting: persons
IlO..
2
7+3 5 :;::"{"" =7~G '2
Chqice (C)
1, 1. 4 1,2,3 2,2,2
I :3
I
C,
15(2) (3) ~ 90
20(3) (6)
6
1
ee3 JC2
~.
I
C2 4C2
15(6) (1)
= seo = so
'
[As the 3 groups have 10 go. in 3 distinct \iei1ic!es, we 11.3ve 10 count A,B, CDEF'arrld S, A, GDEFseparatel!INitc]
:. Tbfalnumber
Solutions (4)
ol ways =90 + 380'" 90=540
Choice
(AI
D4 = O.Ql Q(lq3q4 = (alGzQJQ4  alQ.aWgOOO 7 When any of t~e ;;ibQve fraGtlQlisismult)plied
for question
12 and 13:
.dencmlnetot
respectlve idenornlnator orits multiple; the result is an Integ;er., From among the giveno,ptions. '19~980Is deuble the,
with the
1.2. FrOil1:>t<ltemeril la:lon8, Napolean's nth oirtn:d'ay <Incl,84U> birthday were 6)1E)bfClted ern the9~m\l dEly of <I week irnpli~ in these 7 yeal'9 there is [no le<l,p ye~r, One of the y:~ar in
these 7 years must bea centuryveer and nonleap year. As he was born in the month of August, his 771h birtM.ay must hails' bMn celebrated In the year 1896 arid 841h birthday on '1903>So, he must ha.ve born in the year 1819. .=. I alone ls sufficient From statement llelone, 85,.1)i$ birthday was celehrated on I.he same: day of the week.within 6Jlfars, '1l'1erernuetbeena leap )fear between his and 93 birthday.
of D3. . .
...
NoM of the other tnree.given
of>the other denomlnatots.
Solutions 8.
numbers is a multiple of any Choll;6 (61
for questions, 8 and 9:
If a runner runs (In the same d.irection) tirries es fast as another runner; and! both simultaneously etart at the same point.on thschcular track, then they meet at exactly (m .1) disttncl. polnts on thetrack, These (m  1) points wiH be equally spaced 'au exactily every _. .
m
His $7'~birt~day can ..
be httle year
.
at'
1887 or 190~,.1901 and Ch>oice(A)
:. II alone IS not sufficient' but I, alone is sufficient.
I'll
.
.
.
'.' (m1}
of 'the length of the
13. Lei us repres;;:!ntlheir names by using thej~!Startlngletl~rs.
From statemsnl I aI6119,,' , We. can determine that A can be, either the clerk Of the engineer and A is si.tting ill the centre of the row. :. I' atem,!!, is not sutflclem. From statement 1.1alone, we, can say lhat Ais not the engineer. but.carmot determine who is Ihe clerk . .: II alone 'is nol sufficient: Combining bot!h the s~alemeri~ can 'see thai we Ais the clerk: and Mlingin [h'e middle of llie row aind C
'track
Hence R, and ~ meet at + l (i.e. start ollly)
Rl and R3 meelal 4 Land U2 Rl and R4 meet a!4 L, l/3 and 2L[3
Coulllingthe. distinct locations, we have t; 115, 1..14,US, 2L15. LIZ. 3L'5, 2U3:.3L14, 4V5, iie.,. Hi distinct points .. Choi"ce{D) 9. In the earlier solution the meetings !Rl R2, R~ R.,;. Rl R4are. alre.ady found. Now
Rl and R;smeetat....., L. U4, U2and:3U4 RI aAd Re meetat« L, US. 2U5, 3U5,.4 U5.
'.
Rz·R.3 meet
at ,every
.
(%R,
must be st\1i'ng :at one of the extreme ends and D other end, ... The fo!lowinll arrangements are PQs~ible. C;lse(i"),: .
A
at
the
1J '" 2L
Clerk i.e., at L . L
DoctOr
D
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As Arjunis not to thelmrneclate ~ight of tihe eng~neer bUll to the right, oaseIli) IS invalid. :, The. person wholssinlng IWbplaCes away to the right of the cll;lrK:is the doclor, .. , ., Both I aM II are required, Choi.ce(C)
19.
We call dirMtTy tiM the years in WhiCh me.sates increased! by more ~Mn 10%, from the indexed va'lues, i.e. iln 2002~ 2003 and 2004. Cho,ioe (DI
Soi:utions for questlolls
14. Th¢;arilhmetic Q:;;;
14 and 15: of
2.0. As lhe.rafios but ~O:t the va Iues.of profits and expen~,es· are !lIiVen, we cannot determine the ratio of their seles, Cho,ioo (DI
Solutions 21. for questtcns
mean 01 any!!1neeelements 3
Surnoflhosethreee·lements
2:1 to 23:
Hence, Ihesumof any Ihreeelem,enits > $5 Thesum uf'the smallest 3elemel1ts inlQ, .exceeds 56. Ine .surn of all oilier triplets also exceeds 55. The smallest 3 etsmehts having a sum 9realer than .55 are 18, 19 acid 20. H",nt~ Q {HiJ 19!20, ~5} Number of efemenls·irl Q =55 17';;;; 38. Choice·te)
Let 'ABeD' be Ih.e'fou(·digit number. Ttts condition 10 be satfsfied is A + B ;; C + D .", K (say) K can laKe any va lue from 1 to 111 .. . . The folilowirl.9 table gives the pattern and number of values taken by (A + El) and (C + D). Number' Num.ber Number of values Of values ot values of of .f'ABCD< A. B) ke..D) 0,.__
=
15. let the·fin~alnumb!ir of Chocolates with 'each tlf them bex. .A B G Il n n FiM~"" Just before C gives
A + B '" . .' I C + D ::;yalues IValue.sof :KOf (A, 8} I{G. D)
211
3 :4n 9
Zn
$'
5n ~
1'on
g,
2
(1, 1 J., (2.0)
11),(2.•0)
:(1),
2),
(1.
2
:3
2x3 =;i,2_3
Just before IBgive.s

1'3n 9 260
..
9 (1, .8)
(9. 0)
I.
I:
Just bsfere A giVes {or iriiUal)1
35n 27
o,fchocolates
:27
.
20n 27
~n and
"35M ,
io!(o;
91~1. '8)
IIQ(9, 0)
9
10 9:
8
9';.< 10 10
_. 101 ~
9,,9 "" ig~
~.
(2.
:.The
total
number
27
26n d,20n"' en« "27 me aII'Int~ers ~ 27 . ""...
:. Minimum Sol'utions 16. value of
.." I f2' 7 11 IS a. mu"bp El .(;) .. Choice (B)
9) g. 2)
10'(2,9)
1:(9, 2)
10
8
8X·8"' 8"
n=
21.=> .3n:::;·!Y1. 17::
for questions
16and
17
The,countries
which have less than 5 species III ooth' the E;qjnQt and PossiblY E;djnci .c?tegQri~are Argef!tina~ Canada, Chinq. CoslaRica.,EfHiopla, Ghana, Kenlya, Puerto Rico·and Thailand. A total of nine countries. Choice (C)
'(8;9), ig.8,1 (9.9)
fa, 9),19, 8)
"1
2
1
1x:1 "'12'
'fa
,(9.9)
.
.
17. By simple observation, only Thailand has fewer nurnberot sensitive species thall tha'! of Kenya (among the given
C:hOi~s). Sot:utions '18. for quesfions '18 to '2.0: 22. Choice (I))
:. The tota!, nUI}'II:)e(of fo,ut dIgit numbers. (12+.22 +32 I" + .1O'<l), (1+:2 (,:1 I" 22+ ... ,.. + 92) 1Dx11x21 10x11 9;x10x19
=
I .• , •• , •••
,4
110) +
~ +~6 .2 6
615 400 digits
" 385  55 "285'" The inde)(edv<.'llu6S of saIBS. and sxpenses are as follows:. NI = 12341234·1'234
Choice (B)
=
1234 (10001000.10001 ..... 0001)
397 ..digits
Company A
Company.6
Sales
100
Expenses H10
Sales
100
,
Expenses 100
120 140 150
180
130 160 180 170
110'
125
120
140
140 155
175
185
NI;::;12.34«(~(J.OOO)99+(10,OOO)s~ + .....(10,090)~} ~ (11 N'aw. collsidef.90fl ;;;;101 (9), while 10'1 (9) 1(11) '" 9999. Since 1M terms in !M· above exprl;l$siOri. (1) for Nare au powe~s of1'O~O,O, it i's very easy to first find tM' remainder Ri when N divided by 9999. Then; R' can bedlvtded by 909 to arr'ive at the requrred remainder i.e.. instead 'Of
is
findi:nglRelll
(~)
,we,fi,ho Eteasier 10 liind Rem
160
rao
the ccmpanles
(~J
r>.ay
140
170
It ls said lha~ both Ihe given years.
made a pront 111 each of
. I R' Then Rem (N)"R =xern (R')' d d
itS'·.
:.fOfcomparI"Y A,fn 4003, 150(:3ale$):> 1·60 (Expenses) :. ISales).:> 1.:f(Expens·es)
,
1,2(160)160 .'
Hence R
... II . :. P ronta b·I·tyin. 20'05"IS atiteas
["_!:!_]". '" R [. (10.000'1) ] N 9999
99 98 0 (1 "l:t + .... 1 )]
1.2{1£o}
sa 
32 192
x
. 100., 16.67%.
""R[1234
Choio_e (e)
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.Now 'R
..Daljit from ee) does not work, wifh the FinanQefirm ::;. DaljitworRswith the Mark~ting firm ::::!> Emanuel works with the Finance firm.
Fosummarize •
.
[...i!...] '" R [ 341"2] 909 .. 909,
50lutio"
'I
'" 685.
.
Ann  Manufacturing
Daljit· Marketing 10°)
Alfemative
1:
'Ctiaitallya Construction (1O~)~1 E:manuet  Finance (PSU) FayazIT 25. Dallit works for the Matketingfirm Choice (e)
Bhaskar  B~nkj!lg
(P5U)
N '" 1234 !10~9~ + 10392 + 103M +
"" 1234[(10;t,[l
=1234
x: A
(104)96 + (104)9'+
(say)
Now. Rem
N]. [.909.
_,__ '" Rem '.'
.
[1234] 909
.
1
x Rem
[ 909 1 A
_.
2G·. Anil and Eayaz have experienced adecreasein thelr asset valua, Anll works for the Ma:nufaCiuiitlg firm and F.ayaz for
Ihe IT firm. . Choic~(D)
R'  em
[.3Z5'X~1+1+1
+ ..... 00 timeS)]1
909
21.
qr the9iven
choices, t~e FinanCe firm 15.a PSU Choice (3)
"" Rem
[32500'J 909
Solulions ""'6'85
f~r q.llrestions 28 to 30:'
2$.
.AIternative Solution 2: _12_'~3_cA_: '_2_34_, ._.,,_••. _.. _.• _12_3_4__,_(4_O_O_,ti_m_e"S)I' .., "" leaves a remaln"er '9 . . . Say 12341234 ..,.. ·.• 1234
=
l'
. 29.
909k + r
nl2[2a + (n' '1} d] 281 = n [28 ... (n  1)0'] • 3'2'" n [2a + (2ri ~1)0'] 34= 2n [2a + (4n 1)d'] 25, + 52 54'" 4811+ 3ifd2.i:ln4an SQ.,M is dependent 'only on n <)ndrJ
$1'"
$rfd +2hd '" sifd, Choice (A)
Since L.H.S. leaves· a rema'iilder 1 when R.H.S,.si;ould also leave 1 as the.remainder.
diVided by 9,
Check the options, OiiTlytJ:1l5Ieijv,esa remainder 1 when dlvi\led by'S,
ChoiCl;! (AI 23. (5)5O!i.ends ihl a 5,<!l'ld there is at least one even numb.e~in the prQdud. Hencelhelast d.igit of the.entire product wHI be
1111.. ~,a88, f' '" 11L
,
2n limes: n 'times :'n~1) times 222 (n ~ 1) limes 3 Choice (8)
ze
Solution 24.
[0
,r:
.'. The sum of the digitS. of' 0 p ;;1 (n~ 1) + a + 2(n. 1) t 3;; 3n
hoi 00. (0,
Alternative solution:
for question
24:
K(x)'"
. '", 0 il x'"
x If x ?! 0
'0.
30.
Far a functton F(x);
K(F(x»)
Tnoughii is given thai n;> 1'1, there its a clear paUe!rn ihat can be observed from n> 1 onwards, SfmpJypuln =:2, l.e., 1111  88= 1023 => Sum of digits'" 6'" 3n (Iromain~.wer eholcss)
Volume oflheCl;lboid '" (42 x 6) = 96
1[.
= F(x)
be'low)ialSis,. the 'grapll~ remain unchanged on ,applying the
We cansee that. only the gl'aphs for which at least a part ties balow t.he x·'Mis are ~ffected. As in It:tegraphs ((xl and 'g (x). no part of I~e graph is KEATS fi.mction.
if F(x) ,. 0 :: 0; if F(x) <0.
Volurne of Ille cylindeir ", ]'[?h '"
{2.JZf
(6) " 48"
Unoccupied volume= Mlrt9·6 The gapbet\iVeen ttlecylinde:r and cube=
(4.J2) %
In case of lhe graph h (xland f (x), as theyare ,rlle~ative for some points, the grapns are a:ttered on a:pp!ying ~he KEATS function." Choice (8)
Solutlons
te.", 0,8 inches. Hence in the gap. IOnly'one cylinder can be placed by considering Ille diameler, As the height is6
inches,
a total of 4><. l.e. 28 spheres can be .placed. 0.8
Choice (D)
6:
for questions, 25 to 27': Difficulty (fNe( Leve'l of DfffiCu~ty
Easy . Medium Difficult , 'Very Diffic!)11
Pert;entage chang!", from20()8 to 2009; in the value of assetsor .  24 '" I 7.H2 . Anil '" == ...,201'; Em"nue = :: 9% '12.0" 88 Bhaskar'"
Chaitanya
wts«
summary  Section I Questions
24 . c.: ' , = 16.6% 144 1'0 = : = 12,5% 80 4';
Fayaz = _,_.
7368. = ...,8% ,96
23'. 28, 29
.
7.10,13.15,18.19,'25.26.27.30 tt" 3,4,5,8.8,9, 11, 1.2.'14,20.21" 24 2,22
Oajll"''"'''' .I
'"
2,88 72
SEcnONIl
(l.e., magr:;itlld!'J) was witnes.sed Solutions for questlens
Num'bel' of words ',and
The lii§jf:i,?st pe~centa:ge.d;'Janlge in case of Anil.
: .. Ani~wo~ks for
<'II
1 to 3:
Negative growth was wi!nas.saq 'in ease of Anil and raya:z:. .', Arriiand Fayaz work with IT firm and a PSU. Butslnce Anjl wOfks for a. l1'lanuiIactur1l'lgifinn. Fayaz must wo~~ with the IT 'finrn ~ Manufactiu.ring firm is a PSU. From (d); Bhaskar and Gha,[t:;mya wQrJ.; wilheanl<ln9' and GOr]s.lrL,lction.firms respecUve1y.
The highest single digit growth was. demonstrated by r:omanuel
rr\'lhufactlj~i!'ig fiint
explanatory
notes
for R,C:
Number ·of words: 440 1. The second Ihal,f of statement e is 1101 true. Refer (0 the last para ·'...Jhe term Al has oulgrownils usefulness'. The other statements a,a true, Statement (a) is tru!'! Allis found in gaming a·s also in Ihe military. Statement b is true 'stigmatised; term' in the first sentence of the Iast para. Slatemeflt (d) is backed byth~ sEi'ccindsentence of'the penultimate para  'clever t'echnology', Chil;iice (A) 50q flO3, ..... eMile: www.lime4edlldtion.conl AEMCATI!06.StlIJ4
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S:Olutionls for questiorls
10 and.11:
re:s.e~rch into a,uIQln:omiccompu!ing
calling the former
real.
from that into AI and Choice (B)
3..
The words in quole form tine firsi'senteflce of the' passape. What follows: in the para  inte,llig,enl applicatien and ijfel'ike quali!,y  valldateschoice (D), Th~ questlon nlfer~ lh~ to' use.ol the term in computet gamingl and not in other 1181(1$. In other fields; the use nOhe term has been suspect bllt not in computer g,amirlg whem II has been ;straight1orward, . Choice (D)
Soli!Jtiol1S for questions 4106: 4,. 'Hermetic' is 'air tight~ 'heretit' is a disbeliever b. 'Concurrent Is operat(ng or OCClllrrlhg at the same lime, 'oonsecutive' is fo~lowing one after the ·olher. Since 'Ina sentence says 'accounting year, with the tax year' itcan only be concurrent ('consecutive' would befollowoo by ·to'}8J. 'Prophecy' isa noun. a. prediction something 'to come. 'prophesi is a verb, the act ofwedic~ng  $I. .. 'Esote~i'c' is ~xhibiling krHlwledge thai 'is restricted to' a small group 'exoteric' is something sui!e:b~e to be imparted to Ih.e publfc= e. 'A!ff1uenl'is flowing in abundance. 'effluent' is to'f[ov,l',oul b,
or
10. Set. 1: Tile answer \0 this ls in the first ,3 sentences ;of the passage. Whilie challges in society have, i:l.e.en ~apid,there is notenough said for us 10 infer wheVher or not growlh in the.msdla has also been rapid. Thus neither (0) nor id) can be picked, The media system has been 'Iransfcrmed', ~e, ,changed completely and 5ubslaniialiy,andl can infer from 1M (:ontexttllaflhetransfl)miatiO!, f&ferred to is iii the, areas of growlh~' Thus (b) can be p[cked, but not (iI). Answer: b 59t ..2: Theans;Wer 10 thrsts in the fifth sentence of the passage. The media's werk ls ihdicated esa major fea\IUre In blJl~ding pubJib percepiren, lhereby Impacting' Oil '1M, nstlonal agend8~ Thus, choices. (8J) and jb) cannot be picked, (c" can be picked'. Thers Js not enough i'n the context for us folnfer that this Is an ObjectiVE!:' of media work. Thus (0) cannot be picKed, Answer: c .. set, 3: The answer to [tlls Is in 'the sixth sentence of 'the passage. The iechnologi'cal revoilitijon has had an impact, and the use of 'enhanced manrrQ!d' at the $lartci1 the 'seli:tence lndiGClte.s thaHne Improct nas been P9sitivce. Th;uS
we
Hence baaab,
.
Ch()icj) (8)
5.
outin submission or adoration 11, 'Disassemble' is !O separ8,te into different parts, 'dlssernble'
'Prosl;a(e' is related
to pm$tategland.
'Prootrate' is to sketch
(3) tan be dropped, anc (bl Can be picked~ (c) cannot be picked, because improved literacy has played a rare as 'W81l,and we cannotlnfer thai technolojjlcal progniN,s is the' only lmportantelement. We cannel pi·ck (d) ~ to have an lmpact.on something, IIMat son;eihi~g w~u~r) !3,lre'!dy'ha .... e been happening, Ans;wer:.b
is to l1ide under a false appearanee  b. 'Gibe' (nqun) is totease with !uarnting words, 'jibe; (noun) is to move from one place to ancmer: to shift  a. 'Factious' is peri<iirrling to a taction, 'fractious' is to stubborn~y resist authority a. 'Me{i!Qrj~us' is pr,ajseworthy, "meretricious' is qecei.tfu:!Q( deoeptr[v(l, garbage can onl'Y be meretric1ou~  b. , . HenCE! bbaab, Choice (,8)
6.. 'Staunch' meana to beloyal, 'stanch' is. to check or stepthe flow of  a believer is staunch  a, 'Gantlet' is a section 01' railway tracks tha.t().Ver~ap"'ga,u1'lltl¢t' as used in the sentence is, the. idiom 'throw dawn Ihe gal.l.nUe't' hich means a.cinal!enge' a" w 'Aghas('.(adj~Hve) ls shocked, 'agape' lrnplies 'in wonder' a, '.Emigrate' is in leave one's place of residence or cOlJnlJy to IiWl elseWhere; 'Immigrate' is, to come to iii Cbuntryof which .one is no! a native, You )emigrate from)' and 'immigrolte lb' ~a" 'Corroborate' is to support with evidence 'callaberate'rls [0 work jointly with: others or together ~ D, Hence aaaab, . Soi:utions forquestlcns 710 9; . Choice (A)
cannot be p'icked, (e) can be, Answer: c Set' 5: TIle answet th~ in the 13~1 2~ente!'lce$ the :second pafag~aph. Which discusses. the consequences of thechalflge. Iindia being an FI destination is: rrtenficnedas one on the factors (not i.he 'on~yfadoi) that 'reinforoes' thesignificanCf;l of "Ihe media system. Thus' (b), (c) and (dl cannot picked, (a,)can be, Hence bcbca.' Choioe (e)
'consequences oJ change' that aretlsted, In saying thai the demsrcation has been eroded, the author is 'saying that' ttie,e are no ionger 'se'paralions, whic~ 'Would mean that each of these. 'fields Inieracts wilh, <Inti has features. in common with. 'the olhe~s, However, 1m is not ,enough [0 is infer thai they are mow one field,. Thus (al, (b) and (d)
Set 4: The answer tolhis
is. in
the
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the
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be
11.
Seot1  the answer is in the first paragraph, where it says th at!h'elowiFlCQmohgrQUp~ are tlJe hardest nlt,  b. Set 2;, ~'18aqswer is in lhe first paraqraph, whereit speaks 'of'sOaring' .inflation over Ihe.last3 'ill'iancial years. ~ iI. Set 3 The phraseis ussc ill theClOntsX! ofiradeQu<1le' storaqe capaclry. resulting to. c, in wastage of food, rtiis points
Number of wowdsand Explamatory notes for RC: Numhernfwords 7. :487
Set 4 _ the ans.WerIS ill paragraph 1  ·spending'.maJnly on ,eatableS"  b, . . Set. 5':" We see from pam 2 that we. have a ,cc:rmpound problem, offidal unpreparedness, export bans. and Inadequate warehousIng. This poil1'\s 10d. Hence bacbd.. Chcica (B) Solutiol1lS for questionls 12 to 14; motes fO.rRC:
Choice '(8') ls the best answer, C.tmioe (0) i:; an easy eHminatlClIl. Choke (0) is not me ~ocus. Hie sepon\1 half of choice (A) ~sincorrect. Only.choice (13)is apt, Choice (6)
Number o.f words a.ndExplanatory Nump.e~ ofrwords :475
12, Staieme[]ts a and d can beinferred from paragraph 11arid
2. Statement C is 1'189sted by para 3, Statement (b}"has not
,8..
The author WQul,d not aqree with statement '(tl) since he recognizes thai rre'e trade does hurt some workers (last sentencepf paraz), statement (a) i~ the author's view (last Statement: (.ci is backed by the second sentence of paraS (Trade anows a COUlltry ... ) , Statement (d) is liaiid.atep lOYIlle last para, Choice fA)'
sen{I'il'ilce ofpara1)
been suggested,
Choice, (e)
13. Statement. (b) is $\Jpportedby 'the lasteentence of the oassase .. Statement: La). (c) and {d) are not the author's Viewsijjul'QQmmOn!y held opinions, CilOice (B) 14. Choice A isii1cp~tect·!;,:inO:e(he author'(!l)~ notemphaslze the lmportancsot anger. Cihoice Sis not capi sirice'situalion beyond one's ccntrol'fs generalized and va.gll'e. Choice C is ruled all! since the' study ofthe brain is not the' toous, Chejce:Q is apt, Chotce(D)
9.
Refer 1'0the third para where the.comparison [$ made. ThfJ 113.61 two sentences show lha.1 his objective is to emphasiz.e the benefits of tree trade. Choice (OJ Institute of Management
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'15 to 1 B:
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1.5. B's argument is Ihat nonunionized workers get w,ages on PJlli with unionized workers in indiusllies where wag(fs.ar~ high. [Henoe un~onizatiQn is frOt rsqulred, TilTs argument ls weakened if i:t can be, shewn that nonurnir:mj,Zi:i.d orkel"9 gel good wages blilc<Jllseme unloniz~d w workers barg~~mfd for higher wages. Choice (8) doe~ tnif). Choice (1\) is Irrelevantsince if does not link IJni'oillzafion and wages .. Choice (C) strengthens 8:s argument. Choice (D) about differe!'.t tegioris is lrrelevant. Choice (8)
1.6. The and' fitness, eqllipment and absence of cardrsc problem woUld be earrect only if w.e link between health
II. III. 21.
If Smarakl pick;; tcoins .. . nen Shon'lka picksS coins.and leaves 1 coin. Similarly if Smaraki picks 6 coins Then SfibnlKa pickS, 1 coin and leaves 1icoin.
If Srnarakl picks 1 coin ihen Shonika picks, I) coins and leaves 1 coin.
The number 'Of coins on the table 16. To be ass,l)re'o of the·will Shonika should ensure that she picks up the, 7k.j i coins, which i~ Ihis, case is the 16111 coin. Hence, Shoni'ka should pick up Just 1 coin. Choice (AJ
i'Ju m bel' of 1::9il1s'"28 Wirmiilg s.!roategy'" Pick the lk.j. 2·c<iin. The tte» 2. cOin iDl this case isll1e 23~ coln, :.To win Sonia should ha~e picK!;ld 6 coins (Le.. 28<11,27<11. ...... 23:~ coin). Hence th'e:slrafegy adopted in this.case is wrong. Choice (8)
is
22; show that the use of these ecjuipmentsis
problems ai' bay. This, equipment,
link
suffident to keep
is provided ln chOice (6). Choice
(A) and (D) iaJk cifawareness,lhe 'time spent With 'Ihe which is insuffiCient. ChOice (8) la]ks Ilkelifnood for future w!1ich is not relevant. Choioe ~C) st~er19lhel1.sthe argument by saying th.a!·e~ercise has Ihe greatest impact on one's cardiae 11f:!aml, Choice {C)
of
23.. Number of coins "" 38 Winning' ,sl<ralegy '" 7k,+ 2 coln IS to be <picked. 7k + 2 coin in 'thi$ ease I§ 37. Hence, Srnaraki shQuld remove .2 coins (38~' and 3.th). Choice (e)
17.
the poor more Inan Ihe rich. The burden ofthe tax: is more on poor consumers thanar. ricl) consumers, Hence il can I'le infer~ed that il.is regressiVE! (nol pmgres:sive. which would benefiHlle poor more.thantne ric~). . eMoiee (8) cannot be ~nfer~ed'silUee no figures. are giVf)Il .. QhoiCf;:! (C) m'<JY be true, (tlinC!3 the rich may Ibuy mora expensive items) but cannot be tnterred frci:ril what is give!]. Choice (D) cannot be imerrec:! . rrollhln,gls Known anout how much is spent. . Choice (A) Enviwnmentalists bl~me peSlicLcJelPFthe lnerease in llie number of dead birds, P,es!icide manufactures quesucn whether there has bean an increase. Their 'stan'o would be stfei1gthene\l if lit can be shQwo'lhalthere is no iFlCre8S~ (statemeD1l a) :and. tih.at ~here is not link between pesticide and bird deaths: (statement d), Statement II:!strengthens the case.ot the erivi~i.:mmen,lalists:. Si:@temerit 'C 'isirrelev<lf1\sinoo it does not say ainyihlng about birds, Choice (0) for questions 19 and 2:0:
Since sales tax is fixed for all conecrrers.italtects
24.
Number ofeolns 'on the tabie should be gf&ater .man 20. Winning strategy i~ 7k + 2 coin Which h<!s 10 be picjlill'q. The [number grea'ter ttiim20satiisfylrrgthis is 23. If Smarak! mekes me first move (With the. numberot coins ani the'l:9Jble beingl 2'3 or ,greater) thEm Smaraki 'can ensuretnat she picks' the'23!~ coin to win. However l!'there·are 22 eoms.cn tti~table.Sm<iJa~i willi rio) win irresp€l~ive of the 1;tr<'Jl£.)gy she uses, Choice.(A)
25 to 2'1:
S.olutiorns for questions
18.
It ~5gil!el1lhat no earndidat:il was allow;€ld to l,ioteas long[ as he is in col1leniion. Afler a candidate is ellmlnated, he can take part in the voling process, butthe student who proposed his name, and students, who supported the proposal would becomeilleligible in each round, l.e., 3 students becorneineliq'bleto voteand one student becomes' ieJigibl.eto vole. and so the total votes cast in flach round, IttT tMre are no other cases by w"fl.ich one bscomes . ineligible, comes dOWn1 by two, As a lolal of1:10' votes were cast in the :secQl'ld round,a total of 11f2 votes were easrm Illelirst
rounc,
who voteo for candidates B .and D in any round, voting for the same candidates. Also candidate B got +29) = 36 votes In the second round, whtch is same the first rousd, Now,as the total number or votes cast in Ihe second rO~l1d'is 11.0. the totall votesca'sl. in thalhifa round should t1:ave b.een ,'08. ;Qulas Qn~y95 votes were cast in '1olal.it. means that 108 ~95 '" 13 students who voted in FOund:?' became inel.igible,to '1ot.sin round 3 or of the 20 candidates who' veited for A.rn round 1, 18 candidates voted for C in round 2; . 0 . would havegdt 15 (ilio$¥' wti6'vott;!d far C in round 1) +1~' (those who voted for A hi round 1) + 1 (candidate A) "" 29 votes fn the second round. Nole that 60% of votes retained by C in round 2 can ,only be 15 (as total votes ,Polled by C in rouno 2. is 29 arid 13 st!.!dents who voted for A in round 1 voted 'for C in round 2. All those continued 110  (45 as that in
Sol:utions 19.
Choice (A) is a validassorlment of perfumes as it does not vlolete a'ny of the given co 01 dltlons. Choice; ~B) has Calvin Klein in it but no bottle of Temptatkininence' (B) is not correct. .Cholce (A) CMice(A) is ruled out becallseit cOfltair\$(lneCaJvin Klein but 2 001t165 6f Tarnptatkin which is mol valid EiS :per ihe given condltlons. Choice (6) is il'lcorrecl as Cham1J6 and CamHie Rouge cannot be packed together. Choice (e)
20.
confo:rms to ail rules ~nd: hence is our 8IlSWe,.
.. ... .
Choice (C)
.
SOt:utioI'iS for questions
21 to 24:
The minimum nurnber rof wins one .can plck is j andthe maximum is 6. The Oontrolling Number (eN) of Goins ~n this game is 7' (i.e~,he I
Min
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:.Candidate C gel 25< votes ln round 1 and candidate 0 gol31 votes in round 1 and in round 2. D.90t 10 votesof thosa who. voted fdr c.andidate'.C in round' tsno 4 votes fromthose who" voted' for candidate Ain round '1. As the number of votescasttor D cannot decrease and as the diliference between the votes secured by th:e two candidates in the thir!'l round is seven, ciiHlIdidate D got 51 votes in the' third round and Qandids1e 8 got 44 votes,
25. 'ihe number of students in the class is = 112 ,t 4'= '116.
Max COh15 one can pick). We also know tilat the person
picking up the last ooin is the loser. Hence anyone' trying to win the 'game has. loen.sure that he.lshe leaves 1 :t 7' (1 cO,in + 00nlrolling Number of coins) i.e .• 8. coins .cne the table. The colnsthat have to be picked to be assured ofa win sre 91~[9 + 7), 23'" (16 i" 7j, 30th (23 T 7) ....... coins. . . We can write this In the ger;teralform as 7k .. 2 Where k;;:D. 1,2, 3.... . Now lei us analyse the game with 9 Coins. Let usassume Ihat Shonika picks up .the 9,ncoin. Smaraki can
pickanynumber of coins in the~arigetif 1 6.
Choice (B)
26. The Voles cast fOr candidate Din' round 1 'Votes cast in round '1) (36 + 2.5 + 20)= 31.
ncl
was
112 (Iotal
Choice (C)
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13 smdants whl? voted Iorcandidate candidate ~. ih r6und2: 28 ~o 30:
A il] round 1 voted For Chofce(O)
29. To, maintain
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the' least differeihce between the five amounts, these should be as dose to 30 (as 1501.5 ",30) as possible. Hence the. desired numbers are 27.,29,30, 31 ,33 ~n:d the required drfterenceis 33, ~ 27 = e Choice ~A)
Following Info~manlon is gwen: (~,each person had ~ Rs,,15) (iil Four add oumsers. oneeven number (iii) No.twa persona 'had the same amount. (Iii) Maximum amount = odd. (\,), Total sum " Rs.150.
(I) had less IhanR.s,15
None
3'0, From thE! given condition. the only possible amoun~S are
15,25,.35, 45:fmo
H~nC:e,'the eVlilnamounl i5.30,
30.
Choice {C)
28. To obtain the maxlrnurn difference between the htgfnest and the tawest possible amounts, we should assume theleast amount to be 15, which is the ba~e minimum. Tli:en, ~he amounts wit,lbe 15. 16, 17, 19, 83. Hence. the d,esired difierenGe"'B:3 ~ 15 "66. Choice ee)
Level. of D~fficUliy very fa.sv 19 f1l8v 20.:28,30
Medium ,Difficult VfI'Y Difficult
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