Max Marks: 45 Max Time: 45 Minutes
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Questions 1 to 4: Read the statements below and answer the questions that follow:
An editor must choose five articles to be published in the upcoming issue of an arts review. The only articles available for publication are theater articles F, G, H and J and dance articles K, L, M and O. At least three out of five published articles must be dance article. If J is chosen, then M cannot be. If F is chosen, then J must also be chosen.
1. If M is not chosen for the issue, which of the following must be chosen?
a. F b. G c. H d. J e. K
2. How many acceptable groupings of articles include J?
a. one b. two c. three d. four e. five
3. The choice of which article makes only one group of articles acceptable?
a. F b. G c. J d. L e. M
4. If G is chosen for the issue, which of the following must be true?
a. J is not chosen b. Exactly three dance articles are chosen
c. H is not chosen d. All four of the dance articles are chosen
e. F is not chosen
5. Let f(x) = ax - b |x|, where a and bare constants. Then at x = 0, f(x} is
a maximized whenever a > 0, b > 0 b maximized whenever a > 0, b < 0 c minimized whenever a> 0, b> 0 d minimized whenever a > 0, b < 0
6. The sequence 52,51,48,43,34,27,18 is wrong. Could you tell because of which number it is going wrong?
b 27 c 48 d 18
7. If a man cycles at 10 km/hr, then he arrives at a certain place at 1 p.m. If he cycles at 15 km/ hr, he will arrive at the same place at 11 a.m. At what speed must he cycle to get there at noon?
a 11 km/hr b 12 km/hr c 13 km/hr d 14 km/hr
8. If the first day of 1999 was Sunday then what day was the last day?
a Monday b Tuesday c Friday d Sunday
Questions 9 to 10: In the questions below, identify the two statements necessary to make the conclusion in the beginning of the question true.
9. Jonathan is swimming.
a) Jonathan is in the pool during the winter.
b) Jonathan is in the pool.
c) Swimming takes place in the pool during the winter.
d) All the boys in the pool are swimming.
a a & b b b & d c c & d d d & a
10. A is south-west to C.
a) A is two miles south of B.
b) B is two miles east of D.
c) C is two miles east of B.
d) D is North-west of A.
a a & c b c & b c d & b d a & d
Questions 11 to 14: Read the statements below and answer the questions that follow:
For a motorist there are three ways of going from City A to City C. By way of a bridge the distance is 20 miles and the toll is $0.75. A tunnel between the two cities is a distance of 10 miles and the toll is $1.00 for the vehicle and driver plus $0.10 for each passenger. A two-lane high-way without tolls goes east for 30 miles to City B and then 20 miles in a northwest direction to City C.
11. Which of the following is the shortest route from B to C?
a. Directly on the toll-free highway to CityC b.The bridge c. The tunnel
d. The tunnel or the bridge e. The bridge only if traffic is heavy on the toll-free highway
12. The most economical way of going from City A to City B, in terms of tolls and distance, is to use the
a. tunnel b. bridge c. bridge or tunnel
d. toll-free highway e. bridge and highway
13. Jim usually drives alone from City C to City A every working day. His firm deducts a percentage of employee pay for lateness . Which factor would most probably influence his choice of the bridge or the tunnel?
a. Whether his wife goes with him b. Scenic interest of each route
c. Traffic conditions on the road, bridge, and tunnel d. Saving of $0.25 in tolls
e. Price of gasoline consumed in converting the 10 additional miles on the bridge
14. In choosing between the use of the bridge and the tunnel, the chief factor(s) would be
I. traffic and road conditions II. number of passengers in the car
III. location of one,s home in the center or outskirts of one of the cities
IV. desire to save $0.25
a. I only b. II only c. II and III only d. III and IV only e. I and II only
15. A policeman and a thief spot each other when they are 400m apart and both start running in the same direction. If the thief runs at a speed of 10km/hr and the policeman runs at a speed of 15 km/hr. Find how much time the policemen has to run in order to nab the thief.
a. 200s b. 220s c.288s d. 300s e. 312s
16. A coffee shop blends 2 kinds of coffee, putting in 2 parts of a 33p.a gm. Grade to 1 part of a 24p. a gm. If the mixture is changed to 1 part of the 33p. a gm to 2 parts of the less expensive grade, how much will the shop save in blending 100 gms.
a. 90 b. Rs 1.00 c. Rs. 3.00 d. Rs. 8.00
17. In a group of 15, 7 have studied Latin, 8 have studied Greek, and 3 have not studied either. How many of these studied both Latin and Greek?
a. 0 b.3 c.4 d.5
Questions 18 to 21: Following questions are based on letter,s analogy. First pair of letters should have the same relationship as the second pair of letters or vice versa.
18. ?: BGLQ:: YDIN: VAFK
a. EKNS b. DKMT c. DLMS d. EJOT
19. NLO: RPS:: ? : ZXA
a. VUW b. VTR c. VTW d. TRP
20. If "football" is "cricket", "cricket" is "basketball" , "basketball" is "volleyball" , "volleyball" is "khokho" and "khokho" is cricket, which is not a ball game?
a. cricket b. football c. khokho d. basketball
21. During a given week a programmer spend of his time preparing charts, 3/8 of his time for coding, rest of his time for debugging the programs. If he had 48 hrs during the week how many hours did he spent debugging the program.
a. 16 hrs b. 18 hrs c. 20 hrs d. 12 hrs
Questions 22 to 25: Read the statements below and answer the questions that follow:
The letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G , not necessarily in that order, stand for seven consecutive integers from 1 to 10.
D is 3 less than A.
B is the middle term.
F is as much less than B as C is greater than D
G is greater than F
22. The fifth integer is
a. A b. C c. D d. E e. F
23. A is as much greater than F as which integer is less than G?
a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
24. If A = 7, the sum of E and G is
a. 12 b. 10 c. 8 d. 14 e. 16
25. A-F=? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 e. cannot be determined
26. An integer T is as much greater than C as C is greater than E. T can be written as A+E. What is D?
a. 5 b. 3 c. 4 d. 2 e. cannot be determined
Questions 27 to 31: Each of the following question consists of a pair of words that are separated by a colon and followed by five answer choice. Choose the pair of words or phrases in the answer choices that are most similar to the original pair.
27. NOVEL: BOOK::
a. epic: poem b. house: library c. tale: fable
d. number: page e. play: theatre
28. PARAPHRASE: VERBATIM::
a. approximation: precise b. description: vivid c. quotation: apt
d. interpretation: valid e. significance: uncertain
29. REALIST: QUIXOTIC::
a. scholar: pedantic b. fool: idiotic c. idler: lethargic
d. tormentor: sympathetic e. diner: dyspeptic
30. SHARD: GLASS::
a. grain: sand b. morsel: meal c. strand: rope d. scrap: rope e. splinter: wood
31. INTRANSIGENT: FLEXIBILITY::
a. transient: mobility b. disinterested: partisanship c. dissimilar: variation
d. progressive: transition e. ineluctable: modality
32. A three digit number consists of 9, 5 and one more number. When these digits are reversed and then subtracted from the original number the answer yielded will be consisting of the same digits arranged yet in a different order. What is the other digit?
b 3 c 4 d 7
33. A farmer built a fence around his 17 cows in a square shaped region. He used 27 fence poles on each side of the square. How many poles did he need altogether?
b 104 c 106 d 108
34. The sum of all odd integers greater
than 100 and less than 1000 is
(E) None of the above.
35. The value of a such that the planes
ax + y + z = 0,x + 3z = 0, and 5y+6z = 0
have a line in common is
36. The set of real x for which
(x + 1)3(x - 2)2(x - 3) < 0 is
(A) (-1, 3)
(B) (-1,-1) [ (3,1)
(D) (-1, 3)
(E) (-1, 2) [ (2, 3)
38. If the surface area of a cube is
decreased by 19%, the volume of
the cube decreases by
39. Let f and g be functions such that
f(x) = f(-x),
g(x) = -g(-x),
0 f(x) dx = 7,
0 g(x)dx = 3.
(E) Cannot be determined from
the given data.
40. If , are the roots of
(x - 2)(x - p3) = p7,the roots of (x - )(x - ) + p7 = 0
(A) -2 - p3, p7
(B) 2 - p7, p3 - p7
(C) 2+p3, p7
(D) 2+p7, p3 + p7
(E) 2, p3
41. (2log1/318 )log43 equals
Questions 42 to 45: Fill up the blanks, numbered ,  up to , in the two passages below with the most appropriate word from the options given for each blank.
At that time the White House was as serene as a resort hotel out of season. The corridors were . In various offices,  gray men in waistcoats talked to one another in low-pitched voices. The only color, or choler, curiously enough, was provided by President Eisenhower himself. Apparently, his  was easily set off; he scowled when he  the corridors.
a striking b hollow c empty d white
a quiet b Faded c Loud d stentorian
a laughter b curiosity c humour d temper
a paced b strolled c stormed d prowled