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May 6th.

Practice Test____________Page 2 of 4

(1) 15624 (2) 16384 (3) 6144 (4) 240

• 12 In how many ways can the letters of the word MANAGEMENT be rearranged so that the two As do not
appear together? (1) 10!-2! -(2) 9!-2! (3} 101-9! (4) None of these

13 How many alphabets need to be there in a language if one were to make 1 million distinct 3 digit initials
using the alphabets of the language? (1) 26 (2) 50 (3) 100 (4) 1000

14 Four dice are rolled simultaneously. What is the number of possible outcomes in which at least one of
the die shows 6? (1) 6!/4! (2) 625 (3) 671 . (4) 1296

• 15 There are 2 brothers among a group of 20 persons. In how many ways can the group be arranged around
a circle so that there'is exactly one person between the two brothers? (1) 2 * 1 9 ! (2) 181M8
(3) 19! * 18 -(4) 2 ' 18!

• 16 There are 12 yes or no questions. How many ways can these be answered?
(1) 1024 (2) 2048 (3) 4096 • (4) 144

17 A team of 8 students goes on an excursion, in two cars, of which one can seat 5 and the other
only 4. In how many ways can they travel?
(1) 9 (2) 26 (3) 126 (4) 3920

~18 The question for the day is from the topic of Permutation & Combination.
How many ways can 10 letters be posted in 5 post boxes, if each of the post boxes can take
more than 10 letters?
(1) 5*10 -(2) 10*5 (3) 10P5 (4) 10C5

.19 In how many ways can the letters of the word EDUCATION be rearranged so that the relative
position of the vowels and consonants remain the same as in the word EDUCATION?
(1) 9!/4 -(2) 9!/(4!'5!) (3) 4!'5! (4) None of these

• 20 How many four letter distinct initials can be formed using the alphabets of English language such
that the last of the four words is always a consonant?
(1) (26A3)*(21) (2) 26*25*24-21 '(3) 25*24*23'21 (4} None of these.

• 21 How many words of 4 consonants and 3 vowels can be made from 12 consonants and 4 vowels,
if ali the letters are different?
(1) 16 C 7 '7! - ( 2 ) 1 2 C 4 * 4 C 3 '7! (3) 12C3'4C4 (4) 12C, * 4C3

' 22 Badri has 9 pairs of dark Blue socks and 9 pairs of Black socks. He keeps them all in a same bag. If he
picks out three socks at random what is the probability he will get a matching pair? (1) (2* 9 C 2 ' 9 C,)/ 18 C 3
'(2) ( 9 C2* 9 C,)/ 1 8 C 3 (3) 1 (4) None of these

- 23 There are 6 boxes numbered 1, 2,...6. Each box is to be filled up either with a red or a green ball
in such a way that at least 1 box contains a green ball and the boxes containing green balls are
consecutively numbered. The total number of ways in which this can be done is
(1) 5 (2) 21 • (3) 33 (4) 60

PIPES & CISTERNS AND WORK & TIME


The problems from the topic Pipes and Cisterns and Work and Time are very similar in nature. So, if you
understand the nature of one of these types, you will be able to attempt the other quite comfortably.