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Maths By Amiya, QUESTIONS

1. A container is full of milk. 6 litres of milk is taken out from it and, then, the container is filled with
water. Next time 10 litres of the mixture is taken out and the container is filled with water such that
the concentration of milk in the mixture becomes 0.75. What is the capacity of the container?
a. 54 litres
b. 60 litres
c. 72 litres
d.24 litres
e. None of these
2. If a solution of milk and water in the ratio of 4:1 ( milk and water) is firstly 20% of the current
solution is removed then water is added which is 20% of current solution, then 40% of the current
solution is removed then water is added which is 40% of current solution. Then what is the current
ratio of milk :water in the solution
3. If we sell two horses each on Rs 2000/- , one horse at 10% profit and one at 10% loss, then what
would be total gain and loss in this whole transactions ?
a. 1% Loss , or Rs 20 Loss
b. 1% Loss , or Rs 20.20 Loss
c. 1% Loss , or Rs 40 Loss
d. 1% Loss , or Rs 40.40 Loss
e. None of These
4. If we have two container A & B. A has 20 lit of Milk and B has 20 lit of Water. First We take 4 lit
of milk from A and mix with B then take 4 lit of sol from B and put it into A. We repeat the
process one more time. Then What would be ratio of Milk and Water in Container A ?
a. 5:1
b. 5:13
c. 1:2
d.1:3
e. None of These
5. If there were only three parties in 2014 LS election BZP , LolGress & ShirdFront. It is known that
BZP secured 50% more vote than LolGress , which got 20% less vote than ShirdFront. It is know
that difference of votes between LolGress and and BZP is twice of that of BZP and ShirdFront.
Then who won the election and and by how many number of votes wrt to party who secured
second place in the election.
d. Can not be determined
e. None of These
6. If a person leaves his house per day at the same time. When he maintain a constant speed or
30km/Hr he reaches office at 10:30 AM and when his constant speed is 40 Km/Hr he reaches at
9:30AM. What would be his constant speed if he has to reach his office at 10:00 AM sharp.
a. 36.67 Km/Hr
b. 37 km/Hr
c.35 Km/Hr
d. 34.28 Km/Hr
7. If velocity (m/s) is function of time and it is f(t) = 16 - 4*t , where t is in second then what would
be total distance travelled in first 10 min.

8. If Ratio of Cost Price and Mark Price is 5:8 and that of % profit on sale to % discount is 2:3 then
find % Discount.
a.8.33%
b. 16.66%
c. 25%
d. Cannot be determined
e. Note

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9. If M. Pandey travels a distance in 120 days in which he took rest only for 4 hours per
day and time travels with constant speed. If he is planning to travel thrice the
distance with twice the speed and want to take twice more rest per day then in how many days he
a. 450
b. 150
c. 225 days
e. NoT
10. If a person leaves his house per day at the same time. When he maintain a constant speed or
30km/Hr he reaches office at 10:00 AM and when his constant speed is 40 Km/Hr he reaches at
9:00AM. What would be his constant speed if he has to reach his office at 9:10 AM sharp.
11. Every morning Mr. Sen goes for a walk and his son cycles along. They both start together in the
same direction. The walking speed of the father is one-sixth the cycling speed of his son. If Mr.
Sen makes ten rounds of a circular park, then how many times will his son overtake him?
a. 51
b. 49
c. 50
d. None of these
Direction :- If 10 Jawans parading in a ground in a line back to back such that 2nd one is seeing
the back or 1st so 10th one is seeing that of 9th with speed of 1 m/sec. There is gap of 1 m between
two Jawans. Suddenly 10th Jawan from start running with speed of 2m/s towards 1st Jawan and
touches him and come back without wasting any time. Then
12. Find the Total Distance Travelled By 5th Jawan during this process.
13. Find The Distance Travelled By 10th Jwana Towards 1st Jawan.
14. Find The Distance Travelled By 10th Jwana Towards his position.
15. A grocery decides to mix left over rice of five different varieties priced Rs 25, Rs 32, Rs 39, Rs, 46
and Rs 53 kg. If the store had no profit nor any loss after selling the mixture at Rs. 39 per kg then
the ratio of the quantity mixed, in order could be:
a. 2 : 4 : 3 : 3 : 1
b. 2 : 1 : 1 : 2 : 3
c. 1 : 1 : 2 : 1 : 2
d. 2 : 3 : 5 : 3 : 2
e. NoT
16. If the efficiency ratio of Managers, Executives, VP & CEO of doing same work is 1:2:3:4 and it is
known that 4 Managers , 3 Executives ,1 VP and 1 CEO do a work in 40 days then how many days
would it take to complete half of the work by 1 Manager, 1 Executive, 1 VP & 1CEO?
a. 68
b. 34
c. 136
e. NoT
17. A man purchased few oranges with the rate of 30 oranges in Rs 60/- and purchased same number
of oranges but this time rate was 40 oranges in Rs 60/-. If he sold all his oranges under rate or 35
oranges in Rs 60/- , then what is the total overall aprox gain or loss %
a. At Par
b. 2.04 % gain
c. 2.04% loss
d. 4% loss
e. NoT

18. If Abhisek & Sanket are standing opposite on the diameter of circular track of radius 7 m. If they
start together, Abhisek moves in clockwise direction with speed of 1m/s and after every second he
increases speed by 1 m/s and Shyam moves in clockwise direction with speed of 2m/s and after
every second he increases speed by 2 m/s, then after 1 min of their start how many times they
would meet to each other.
a. 126
b. 127
c. 42
d. 41
e. NoT
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19. If Abhisek & Sanket are standing opposite on the diameter of circular track of radius
7 m. If they start together, Abhisek starts in clockwise direction with speed of 1m/s and after
every second he increases speed by 1 m/s and Shyam starts in anti clockwise direction with speed
of 2m/s and after every second he increases speed by 2 m/s, then after 1 min of their start how
many times they would meet to each other.
a. 124
b. 125
c. 42
d. 41
e. NoT
20. A,B & C three robots start from same point in the same direction of a 60 m circular track with
initial speed of 1m/s , 2m/s and 4m/s respectively. When any one of two meet to each other they
inter-change their velocities. and when all three meet then they stop at that point. So what would be
total distance travelled by A,B & C respectively before they stop.
a. 120,180&120 m
b. 120 , 120 & 120 m
c. 120, 120 & 180 m
d. 60, 120 & 180 m
e. NoT (???)
21. There are three containers A,B & C having different litters of water. First we pour 1/3 of water
from container A to B then 1/4 from container B to C then 1/10 from C to A. Then after this
process we have 9 litters of water in each container then how much litters of water does container
A have initially (if it is known that initially all have litters in water in whole numbers)
a. 12
b. 9
c. 15
d. 18
e. NoT
22. If ratio of A's income to that of B is 3:4 ; ratio of B's savings to A's expenditure is 4:7 and ratio of
A's Saving to his own expenditure is 1:2 then what is ratio of B's expenditure to his saving.
a. 3:1
b. 5:2
c. 5:4
d. Cant be determined
e. NoT
23. If ratio of population of town A to that of B is 7:9 ; total number of male population of A is equal
to female population of B and female population of A to male population of B 2:3 then what is
ratio male population of A to male population of B
a. 1:116
b. 1:2 c. Data is not possible
d. Cant be determined
e. NoT
24. If ratio of population of town A to that of B is 7:9 ; total number of male population of A is equal
to female population of B and female population of A to female population of B 3:2 then what is
ratio male population of A to male population of B
a. 14:31
b. 31:14
c. Data is not possible
d. Cant be determined
e. NoT

25. If to complete a work A, B & C takes individually 10, 20 & 30 days respectively. If C works on
first day , A works on second day, B works on third day and then they repeat the process (same
sequence) until works in not completed. After completion of the work if C get Rs 2000/- as labour
cost then what is the difference between labour cost of A & B (if it is known that labour cost is
distributed in the ratio of their works)
a. 2500
b. 5500
c. 3000
d. 6000
e. NoT
26. What would be shortest distance between any two consecutive meeting points of Ram & Shyam on
a circular track, when their speeds are 700 m/sec & 1300 m/sec and length of circular track is 132
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Km and both of them started from same point, in same direction and same time and
completed 120 rounds of track.
a. 22 km
b. 21 Km
c. 20 Km
d. 23 Km
e. NoT
27. If a milkman has 100 lit of milk and every time he sells 10 lit of his milk (solution) and add 20 lit
of water and repeats this process two more times and then what would be ratio of milk is to water
in his solution.
a. 25: 23
b. 15:7
c. 45:46
d. 15:26
e. NoT
28. If a thief flew with constant speed of "T" in a straight road, and after some time a police and his
dog started to chase the thief with speed of "P" and "D" respectively, such that D>P>T. In this
complete journey, Dog touches the Thief and comes and touches the Police and move towards
Thief and continues the process, until The Thief is caught, Then what would be ratio of "total
distance covered by Dog towards Thief to total distance covered by Dog towards Police". (Police
& Dog move at the same time)
a. (D-T)/(D-P)
b. (D+T)/(D+P)
c. (D-T)/(D+P)
d. (D+P)/(D-P)
e. NoT
29. In a circular track of length 100 m , A starts running from a fix point with 20m/s in clockwise
direction and after 2 seconds from same fix point B starts running with 10 m/s in clockwise
direction than when (time after B's Start) and where (from starting point) they will meet for 3rd
time if they run nonstop with their constant speed.
a. 26 Sec , 60 m (clockwise)
b. 18 Sec , 80 m (clockwise)
c. 30 Sec , At starting point
d. NoT
30. What is the approx average % increase of a quantity if t has two consecutive increase of 20% &
80%
a. 50%
b. 45%
c. 41%
d. 47%
31. If in an equilateral triangular shaped race track the mileage of a car on its sides are 12km/lit ,
15km/lit and 20km/lit due to obstacles then what would be average mileage of the car on the race
track if car completes one round of track.
a. 16
b. 15.67
c. 15
d. NoT

32. If container 1 is containing 20 litters of milk and container 2 is containing 20 litters of water. First
we pour 5 litters of pure milk from container 1 to 2 and then 5 litters of solution from container 2
to 1, and repeated this process two more times. Then what would be ratio of milk : water in
container 1.
a. 4:1
b. 17:8
c. 76:49
d. NoT
33. If city A is in the east of city C and city C is in the west of city D who is in the east of A and west
of B who is not sandwiched between any two cities and time zone difference between any two
consecutive cities are 1 hour . If below is the schedule chart of two planes of a same day then
when they would meet or cross each other (assuming all times are local times and all cities are in a
straight line)
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Plane

Dept Time
(City)

Arrival
Time (City)

IoC1401

12:00PM (C)

9:00PM (B)

CoI1041

12:00PM (B)

9:00PM (C)

a. 4:30 PM (B's Local Time)

c. 6:00 PM (C's Local Time)
e. NoT

b. 4:30 PM (C's Local Time)

d. 4:00 PM (A's Local Time)

34. Price of three types of solutions A,B& C are Rs10 per lit , Rs20 per lit & Rs 30 per lit, in which
ratio we should mix A,B & C that the price per lit of new solution is Rs 23
a. 1:3:1
b. 3:3:1
c. 1:2:3
d. 2:3:5
35. If few months before price of a pen in India is Rs 100 only and currency rate was 1\$= Rs. 60 . If
price of pen is increased by 20% and price of Rs is also increased by 20% then what is the current
price of that pen (approx)
a. Rs 80
b. 1.38 \$
c. 1.67 \$
d. 2.4 \$
e. NoT
36. It is known that ratio of selling price to mark price of a article is 3:5 and ratio of %Profit to %
Mark-up is 2:5. If cost price for article is Rs 120 then what is the selling price ?
a. Rs 150
b. Rs 250
c. Rs 168
d. Rs 144
e. NoT
37. If a shop keeper purchase is item from a wholesaler who gives discount of 20 % on MRP of the
item, but during purchase of all items shopkeeper uses his 1200 gm wt instead of 1000 gm wt, and
Shopkeeper sells his all items at 10% discount on MRP but cheated his customer by using 900gm
wt instead of 1000gm wt during sell. If it is known that what he purchases in the morning sells by
the evening. Then what is his actual gain %???
a. 21%
b. 33.33 %
c. 50%
d. 66.67%
e. NoT

38. If after giving discount of 30% on Dondroid-1, it is reported that there is increase of 40% in the
revenue then how much % increase is recorded in the sales (unit sold) of Dondroid-1
a. 68%
b. 82%
c. 90%
d. Cant Say
e. NoT
39. A & B start from opposite end X & Y of a 20 m path and they run to & fro with their constant
speed of 12 m/s & 8 m/sec respectively. Then how many times A overtakes B in the path but not
on extreme ends in 2 min of journey if both start simultaneously. (overtakes means meeting when
both are running in same direction)
a. 60
b. 12
c. 8
d. 4
e. NoT

40. A & B start from opposite end X & Y of a 16 m path and they run to & fro with their constant
speed of 10 m/s & 6 m/sec respectively. Then how many times A overtakes B in the path but not

on extreme ends in 80 min of journey if both start simultaneously. (overtakes means

meeting when both are running in same direction)
a. 10
b. 8
c. 7
d. 0
e. NoT
41. A shopkeeper is using a scheme of buy 900 gm and get 100 gm to clear his stock and calming to
sale at no profit no loss model but instead of 900 gm he is using 800 gm wt during sale. Then how
much % profit or loss he is earning by doing this activity.
a. 12.5 % loss
b. 12.5 % profit
c. 1.25 % loss
d. 1.25 % profit
e.
NoT
42. If Kaif and Raina start running on boundary rope of MCG from pavilion end in opposite direction,
if they meet at 30 different points on the rope then among the options which cannot be number of
different meeting points if they run in the same direction
a. 28
b. 16
c. 20
d. 8
e. NoT
43. If a man starts a work and after every 2 days , one extra man of same efficiency joins him then how
in how many days work would complete, if same work is done by 10 men in 30 days.
a. 32&11/17
b. 16 & 11/17
c. 33 & 11/17
d. NoT
44. In a day (24 hr) how many times second hand meets hour hand
a. 720
b. 719
c. 1440
d. 1438
45. If a solution has ratio of milk and water in the ratio of 2:3 , if we replace 20 lit of water solution
with water then repeated this process one more time then new ratio of milk : water 18:107, then
what was the final volume of solution.
a. 30 lit
b. 50 lit
c. 70 lit
d. NoT
46. If the average speed of an express train between two junctions, when it stop only first and last
junction is 90Km/Hr . And between same two junctions a local strains stops at 10 extra halts with
average speed of 75 km/Hr then what would be average stoppage time at each halts of local train in
an hour. (assume engine efficiency of both trains are same)
a. 10 min
b. 60 seconds
c. 2 min
d. 90 sec
e. Not
47. If 20 lit of 20% alcohol is replaced by 4 lit of 80% alcohol then new solution is replaced by 4 lit of
water the what would be ratio of alcohol and water in resultant mixture.
a. 8: 17
b. 17:8
c. 32:93
d. 93:32
e. NoT
48. If fresh fruits has 90% water and dry fruit has 20% water, then to get 16kg dry fruit how much kg
of fresh fruit is needed.
a. 160
b. 480
c. 640
d. 960
e. NoT
49. If A takes 20 days , B takes 40 days and C takes 80 to complete a piece of work if they work alone
if A starts a work on first day, on second day B works alone then and on third day C alone works
and repeat the process then in what ratio their labour cost of A , B & C would be divided
a. 1:2:4
b. 4:2:1
c. 47:22:11
d. 18:9:7
e. NoT

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50. A loan of Rs 3310 is paid in three equal instalments at the end of year, if interest rate
is 10% compounded then what would be instalment amount
a. 1200
b. 1331
c. 1441
d. NoT
51. If half life of a radioactive substance is 16 year, if initial wt of 200 kg then what would weight of
this radioactive substance after 64 years. (Half-life is the amount of time required for a quantity to
fall to half its value as measured at the beginning of the time period.)
a. 50 kg
b. 25 kg
c. 12.5 kg
d. 6.25 kg
e. NoT
52. If Ram types 16 pages in 2 hours , Shyam types 8 pages in 3 hours and Mohan types 4 pages in 1
hours then if all three work together then in how many hours they complete a book of 396 page.
a. 25
b. 27
c. 31
d. 33
53. If a man cuts 9 m long bamboo in 9 min in 9 equal parts by an axe then how much time he would
take to cut 18 m long bamboo in 18 equal parts
a. 1080 sec
b. 540 sec
c. 1147.5 sec
d. 1097.5 sec
e. NoT
54. If two uniform identical candles burns are lighted at the same time. If first is consumed in 12 hours
and second is in 10 hours, then after how much time (in hours) being lighted was the first candle is
double the length of second. (Assume each burns at constant rate and lighted at same time)
a. 60/13
b. 60/11
c. 60/7
d. 5
e. NoT
55. Among the statements how many statement(s) is(are) not a possible condition (all statements are
independent statements)
I. If speed of Ram from school to home is 30 km/hr then he came back with a speed X km/hr then
the his average speed of this entire journey is 2X km/hr
II. If Ram increases his usual speed by 7 km/hr he reaches school 30 min before his usual time but
if he decreases his speed by 10 km/he he reaches school 30 min after his usual time, (considering
same starting time for all cases).
III. If Ram maintain a constant speed of 30 km/hr he reaches his school at 11:10AM but if move
with constant speed of 50 km/hr he reaches school at 9:50 AM. To reach at 10:20 he have to move
with constant speed of 40 km/hr (considering same starting time for all cases)
a. Any one

b. Any two

c. All

d. None

56. If Basanti starts from Rampur to Sholhapur and after 2 hours she meets an accident and after
accident her speed decreases by 2/3rd of initial speed and she takes 2.5 hour extra time (to her
usual time) if accident happens after 20 km from first case then she would take 2 hour extra time
(to her usual time). Then what is the distance between Rampur to Sholhapur
a. 120 km
b. 140 km
c. 160 km
d. 180 km
e. NoT
57. There was only kacchi Sadak in between ZLRI & IIN-C. One day Director of IIN-C visited to
ZLRI and reached ZLRI 2hr earlier than his expected time since he travelled only 50 km on kachhi
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sadak and rest on pakki sadak due to construction work which was going on under
SADAK BANAO YOJNA, and next day in his return journey he saved extra 20 min
than his yesterday timing since he got only 30 km as kachchi sadak and rest as pakki. Then what is
the distance between ZLRI & IIN-C. (Assume speed of his car remains constant for kachhi sadak
a. 140 Km
b. 170 km
c. 190 km
d. NoT
58. A fox can catch an idle hare in his 30 jumps but when fox starts to jump, same time hare also starts
to jump but away from the fox and both moves in a straight line. When fox takes 2 jumps, hare
takes 5 jumps but distance covered by fox in 2 jumps is same as distance covered by hare in 7
jumps, them in how many jumps fox will catch the hare.
a. 75
b. 45
c. 105
d. 90
e. NoT
59. If A and B is starting on same time and same point of a circular track of radius 63 m with speed 16
m/sec and 56 m/sec in opposite directions. Whenever they meet they mark the place if place is not
marked. After 1 hour, what would be minimum distance (displacement) between any two marks.
a. 63*sin40
b. 44m
c. 63*sin20
d.126*sin20 e. NoT
60. If number of students a class is firstly increased by a% then decreased by b% then there is no
change in number of students then |b-a| = ?
a. a*b

b. b a

c. a*b/100

d. (a+b)/100

e. NoT

Maths By Amiya - Geometry

61. If ABCD is a trapezium such that AB||CD and AB= 80cm & CD= 20 cm. Points M & N are n non
parallel sides, MN is||AB it divides trapezium in two equal halves then length of MN =?
a. 30 cm
b. 40 cm
c. 50 cm
d. NoT
62. If two adjacent sides of a parallelogram is 10cm and 12 cm and one diagonal is 8 cm. Then what is
the length of another diagonal
a. 8
b.
c.

63. If a cone of radius 10 cm and of height 10 cm is filled till 5cm from its close end (tip) then sealed
with a circular sheet (of negligible width) then turned upside down, then what would be the range
of height of water surface inside the cone (from circular base & Assume all figures are under 100%
spirit levelled)
a.[0,1]
b. ]1,2]
c. ]2,3]
d. ]3,4]
e. ]4,5]
64. If side of an equilateral triangle ABC is 3 cm and point D is on BC such that BD=1cm then
a. 2.7 cm
b.
c. cm
d. NoT (???)
65. If in a plan there are four points such that AB=BC=CA=DA and angle BDC = x degree , where
x is less than 180 degree , then maximum possible value of x= ?
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66. If AB, AC & DE are common tangents to two given

circles whose centre are P & Q as shown in fig, such
that AD= 6 cm , AE = 10 cm & DE= 8cm then what
distance between P & Q.
a. cm
cm

is the

b cm

c.

d. NoT

67. If 6cm and 8cm are length of diagonals of a rhombus then what would be length of radius of
circle inscribed in this rhombus
a. 2.5

b. 2.4

c.

d.

e. NoT

68. If in an isosceles triangle ABC , BC=4cm and circum-radius is a square of a prime number
who is even then angle C = ?

69. If in triangle ABC , D,E & F are points on side BC, CA & AB such that BE is median , BD:DC=1:2
& BF:FA = 2:3 then BO:OE=? [if O is point of intersection of BE & DF
a. 7:4

b. 4:7

c. 5:6

d. 6:5

e. NoT

70. If in triangle ABC , D,E & F are points on sides BC=4cm, CA=5cm & AB=3cm such that AD, BE
& CF al angle bisector and I in in-centre then AO:IO =? , [if O is point of intersection of EF &
a. 14:5

b. 5:15

c. 3:1

d. 1:3

e. NoT

71. If in a triangle ABC . D lies on the side BC and on line AD , O is point such that
AO:OD=BD:DC=2:3 if we join points B & O and extend it to line AC then it cuts the line AC at
E. Then AE:EC=?
a. 19:4

b. 4:19

c. 4:15

d. 15:19

e. NoT

72. If side ratio of a triangle is 10:11:12 then what is the ratio of circum radius to in-radius
a. 13:7

b. 40:19

c. 80:39

d. Can't Say

e. NoT

73. If radii of all four circles are consecutive terms of a G.P

series then area of
would be equal to
c. Square of 2nd smallest radius
d. Product of 2nd smallest and 3rd smallest radius

74. What is the maximum value of ratio of area of in-circle of a triangle to area of triangle.
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a. 1

b. pi

c. pi / (3* sqrt(3))

d. 2

e. NoT

75. What would be (approx) area of a regular convex polygon with 11 sided fig whose one side is
7 cm.
a. 472.916
b. 478.169
c. 458.916
d.480

Direction : If in a triangle AB = 30, BC= 40 & CA = 50 , D and E are two points on side AC such
that Perimeter of ABE = Perimeter of BEC & Area of ABD = Area of BDC, then
76. Length of BD = ?
a. 20
b. 25
c. 26.66
d. 23.33
e. NoT
77. Length of BE
a. 12

b. 12

c. 18

d.

e. NoT

78. Length of DE = ?
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6
e. NoT
79. If a robot only moves in straight line and only takes either left or right turn and his
movement path is marked by a LASER. One day he started from a point and reach at the same
point and facing same direction as initially he was after taking 20 right turns that how many
left turns he has taken, if he never repeated or crossed a path which is already marked and
never take more than one turn on a point.
a. 20
b. 16
c.24
d. (b) or (c)
e. NoT
80. In a
PQ=QR , angle PQR =
and S and T are points on PR such that PS^2 + TR^2 =
ST^2 then angle SQT = ? (in degre)
a. 30
b. 45
c. 60
d. 75
e. NoT
81. If the equation of one side of an equilateral triangle is 3x+4y=5 and its one vertex is (5,5)
then what is its area
a. 6
b. 12
c. 9
d. 15
e. NoT
82. What is the ratio of side of a hexagon to a square of maximum area inside the same hexagon
a. 3 - root 3 b. 3 - root 2 c. 2 - root 3 d. 2 - root 2 e. NoT
83. If perimeter of a triangle is 24 cm then how many different triangles possible where only two sides
are odd integer rest is even.
a.12
b. 6
c. 3
d. NoT
84. If length of minor arc created of a chord AB is equal to radius of the circle . then angle OAB = ?
(where O is the centre of circle and A & B are on the centre)
d.60 degree
85. What would be diameter of circle whose two chords AB and CD make angle of 90 at point E
such that , CE=2 cm, CD= 9 cm & EB= 3 cm.
a. 12 cm
b.
c.
d. NoT
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87. What would be radius of circle of maximum area inside a sector of a circle whose radius is 12
cm and central angle of sector is 60
a. 6cm
b. 4 cm
c.
d.
e. NoT

88.
89. There are how many convex polygon possible such that integral angles are in AP and integer
and the smallest angle is 30
a. 8

b. 17

c. 3

d. 4

e. NoT

90. If angle ABC=angle BCA, BF=7 cm, CE= 5 cm ,

DE= 9 cm Then EF =?
a. 3 cm
d. 4 cm

b. 3.4 cm
e. NoT

c. 3.6

91. If in a ABC, AB=16 cm, BC= 30 cm & CA= 34 cm and I is incetre of the triangle then IA =?
a. 6 cm

b. 2

c. 8 cm

d.

e. NoT

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92. What would be side of inscribed square PQRS having maximum area inside a triangle
ABC such PQ lies on side BC, angle ABC=30 , angle ACB=60 and side AC= 6 cm
a.

b.

c.

d.

e. NoT

93. If in a triangle ABC, AB is also a side of a regular hexagon and AC is side of a regular pentagon
then what is the measurement (in degree) of angle BAC ?
a. 60
b. 114
c. 120
d. 108
e. NoT
95. If the semi-perimeter of right angled triangle is 154 cm and smallest median is 72 cm then what
would be area of the triangle.
a. 1600 cm^2

b. 1440 cm^2

c. 1540 cm^2

e. Not

Algebra
96. If
a. -1

=
b.0

then

=
c.-5

d.5

a. 0

b. 1

is divided by
c. x

a. 3
b. -23
c. -3

d. -x
x

x ) (
d. 23

x)

99. What would be coefficient of x^50 in the expansion of (

)
a. 3
b. 12
c. 31
d. 56

for

x)(

)(

e. NoT

100. If roots of equation x^2 + bx + 30 =0 are integers then what would be sum of all values of
b
a. 72
b. 465
c. 0
d. -465
e. -72
101.

102.

If
=
,
=
&
= then what would be digital sum of N
a. 9
b. 2
c. 5
d. 7
What would be minimum value of
a. 78
b. 75
c. 39

ec
d. 57

e. NoT

e. NoT

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103.

If

a. -1

104.

If (

|f(x)| = 1
a. 0
105.

then

b. 0

)=

( )
( )

=?
c. 1

( )
( )

d. 2

and then for how many positive values of x less than 6 would give

b. 2

c. 3

d. 4

if n! seconds is equivalent to 6 weeks then n = ?

a. 9
b. 10
c. 15
d. 16

e. NoT

106. If a and b are roots of x^2 - 7x + 9 =0 and the quadratic equation whose roots are (a^2 7a + 10) & (2b^2 - 14b +15) is
a. x^2 + 2x +3 =0
b. x^2 - 2x -3 =0
c. x^2 + 2x -3 =0
d. NoT

107.

If

then

a. Independent of m
c. Independent of m & n both
108.

is

b. Independent of n
d. Dependent on both m & n

If =
then
a. x^2 - 4x + 6=0
c. x^3 + 6x + 6 =0

)=

then what would be

d. NoT

b. x^3 + 6x -6=0
d. x^3 - 6x - 6 =0

a. 0
b. -20
c. 20
d. NoT

112. For real values a, b & c if a+b+c=0 then roots of equation

(a + b - c)x^2 + ( a - b + c) x + ( -a + b + c)=0
a. Imaginary
b. Irrational
c. Rational
113.

b. Non negative Real

d. All Real Numbers

minimum value of
a. - 15
b. -11
c. -7

111.

For real x, what is the range of

a. Positive Real
c. Negative Real

110.

d. Equal

For how many values of "x" there is an isosceles triangle with sides 3x-5, x+3 , 7-x

a. 0

b. 1

c. 2

d. 3

114.

a. 4
b. 2
c. -2
d.-4

115.

a. 15

b. 16

c. 17

d. NoT

is an integer

(Based on an old Question)

116. What would be sum of all coefficient excluding constant term of (x+7)(x+5)(x+3)....(x3)(x-5)(x-7)
a. 0
b. -11025
c. -14400
d. NoT
117.

Sum of imaginary roots of 4x^3 - 12x^2 + 9x -27 =0 lies in the close interval of
a. [-12,-3]
b. [-2,2]
c. [3,5]
d. [6,12]
e. NoT

118.

If =
a. 1/2

119.

=
b. 7/5

then
c. 5/7

=
d. 2

e. NoT

If a^2 + b^2 + c^2 = 11 , ab + bc + ca = 35 then (a+b+c)^3 = ?

a. 729
b. 1331
c. 1000
d. Can't be determined

120.

a. 0
b. 9
c. -9
d. 10
e. NoT

121.

a. 5

b. 3/5

=
c. 5/3

e. NoT

then what is the value of

d. 1/5

e. NoT

122. a, b, c, d, e and f are four integers such that a+b+c+d+e+f = 5. What would be the
minimum possible value of 1/a+1/b+1/c+1/d+1/e+1/f ?
a. - 4

b. - 78/125

c. - 49/10

d. - infinity

e. NoT

123. If a^2 + a*e= 10 , b^2 + b*f= 21, c^2 + c*d= 75, d^2 + d*c= 6,e^2 + e*a= 6 and f^2 +
f*b= 15 then maximum value of a+b+c+d+e+f = ?
a.
b. 19
c. 20
d. infinite
e. NoT
124.

125.

a. [0, [
b. [-4/19 ,
c. [-3/19 , [
d. [-4/19 ,
If
a. 1

e. NoT

b. 0
c. x
d. -x
e. NoT

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Miscellaneous
126. In how many ways a boy can reach the top of stairs which contain 11 steps, when he can take
any number of steps less than equal to 5 steps every time ?
a. 1024
b. 464
c. 912
d. 1793
e. Not
127. How many of the statement(s) is(are) false
I. The difference between any two consecutive primes is always prime
II. The difference between any two consecutive primes is always composite
III. Speed average of any two speeds is always less than twice of speed of slower
IV. For a given perimeter , Circle has maximum area among all 2-D figures (figures in a single
plane).
a. 1
b.2
c. 3
d. 4
128. If there are 12 straight lines in a plane, such that, no two lines are parallel and no three pass
through same point then how many new lines would be created by joining the point of intersections
of these 12 lines.
a. 1473
b.1485
c. 1497
d. NoT
129. Odds in favour of "Ram will say truth" is 3:4 then what would be probability that after a fair
dice throw Ram claimed its 3
a. 1/14
b. 23/42
c. 3/23
d. NoT
130. Odds in favour of "Ram will say truth" is 3:4 then what would be probability that in a fair dice
throw Ram says 3 and its 3 on dice.
a. 1/14
b. 23/42
c. 3/23
d. NoT
131. Four fair dices are thrown 243 times. Throw of four dice one times is termed as a set (of four
dice). If all numbers which appeared on dices are noted down on a paper set wise. Then how many
set we could expect all numbers greater than 1 but less than 6.
a. 16
b. 52
c. 48
d. 96
e. NoT
132. It is knows that Zee Loo is a planet in Loo-Zee Galaxy, where sex ratio of infants is 800 (sex
ratio is ratio of female out of 1000 mails). What would probability of two girl children of King of
Zee Loo if it is known that he has two children only one of them is girl and both are not twins.
a. 1/3
b. 2/3
c. 1/7
d. 2/7
e. Not
133. What would be probability of a point O lying inside a square ABCD such that angle AOB is an
acute angle
a. pi/4
b. 1/2
c. (5*pi/6) + (root 3)/4
d. (5*pi/6) - (root 3)/4
e. NoT
134. What would be probability of a point O lying inside a square ABCD such that angle AOB &
BOC both are acute angles
a. pi/4
b. 1/2
c. (5*pi/6) + (root 3)/4
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d. (5*pi/6) - (root 3)/4

e. NoT

Direction : On 28 Oct 1986 Imran Khan and Abdul Qadir were stars in 'Mission Impossible'. Read
the score chart and analyse the data. If you have any problem to understand any term try to
correlate with same term in other column. All are having basic mathematical operations. It is
known that only 3 bowlers did bowl. Extras was not added in either bowlers account (Runs Given
by a bowler) or batsman account (Runs Scored by a batsman). Extras are only By lb (leg by) and
all extras are scored in different balls, and these balls were not added in batsman account of ball
faced. It is known that last wicket and first wicket was not taken by same bowler.
R- Run , M--Match, B- Ball Faced, 4s & 6s- Number of 4s & 6s resp.SR- Strike Rate(= R/B *
100). Econ- Economy (=R/O) , W- Wicket Taken, O- Over, In a over there are always 6 valid
balls. All figures are rounded off to double digit decimals. (Score Card Courtesy - ESPN)

135.

136.

137.

a. 1.72
b. 1.68
c. 1.52

d. Cant Say

e. NoT

a. 28.57
b. 40.00
c. 0.00

d. Cant Say

e. NoT

a. 4
b. 6
c. 5
d. Cant Say

e. NoT

a. Imran Khan
d. Washim Akram
e. NoT

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139. If there are 5 identical boxes carrying some identical balls. If we only know the
total weight (including balls) of each box then from which additional information we can find the
weight of a ball
a. HCF of number of balls in each box is 1
b. Numbers in each box are distinct
c. HCF of difference of number of balls of any two box is 1
d. HCF of sum of number of balls of any two box is 1
e. From any one of the information alone (given above) we can't find wt of a ball
140. TIMEXians are inhabitants of Planet TIMEX. They are immortal and their reproduction is
asexual in nature. It is known that every TIMEXian produces two new baby TIMEXian in a year so
by 1 TIMEXian, we will have total 3 TIMEXian in next year.
Few of the TIMEXian shifted to planed WATCH and after 8 year their population is 65610 (on
WATCH), then there were how many TIMEXian shifted to planet WATCH ?
a. 8
b. 9
c. 3
d. 10
e. NoT
141.

If in
a. 13

co
b. 6

then 7 tan B + 13 cosec A = ?

c. -13
d. Cant Say

142. If probability of Ram is killing Shyam in a bullet shot is 1:3 and that of Shyam to Ram is 1:4. If
they alternate fire a bullet on each other then what would be probability that Ram is killed in a
bullet shot by Shyam if it is known that Ram fired the first bullet and a single bullet shot kills a
man.
a. 1/6
b. 1/3
c. 1/2
d. NoT
143.

a.

b.

c.

d. 0

144.

a. 1/2 or 1
b. 0 or 1
c. 2/3 or 1
d. 1/3 or 1

145.

If tan 6A * tan 3A =1 then tan 24A =?, if A is an acute angle.

a. root 3
b. root(1/3)
c. - root3
d. - root (1/3)

146. 10 lines are in place such that no two are parallel or passing through a common point then
number of maximum close regions is
a. 56
b. 20
c. 36
d. NoT
147.

There are exactly how many four digits number which has exactly two different digits
a. 720
b. 900
c. 783
d. NoT

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148. Mr. Kumar has 10 different keys and a lock and out of 10 keys only one can open
the lock. If he tries to open the lock by using the keys one after another (keeping aside
the failed ones). What is the chance that 7th key will work.
a. 7/10
b. 1/10
c. 1/2^7
d. None of these
149. If ax+3y=7 and 27x + by = 9 are two parallel lines for non negative of a and b then min value
of a+b is
a. 27
b. 24
c. 30
d. 18
e. NoT
150. Average of 10 consecutive terms of an A.P is A, if next 10 terms are also added then what
would be new average______
151.

What would be value of m for which 7x - 24y + m =0 is tangent to curve

a.
b.
c.
d.
e. NoT

152. If 3456 is written as product of few integers (a*b*c*d*....) then what would be minimum
absolute sum of all those integers. (Absolute Value means magnitude without negative sign)
a. 0
b. 1
c. 2
d. 5
e. NoT
153. Consider an equation [log_B_1] +[log_B_2] +..[log_B_N] = N here [N] is greatest integer
function and log_B_N is log of N in base B then for natural number B, N = ?
a. B
b. B^2
c. B^2 + B - 3
d. B^2 + B - 2
e. NoT
154. In one clock has only 10 segments instead of 12 segments and each sub segments has 5
sub segments, i.e 1 hour has only 50 min and clock has only 10 hours. Then what would be
angle between hands if this clock is showing 8:25
a. 102.5

b. 120

c.126

d. 130

e. NoT

155. In how many ways 10 person can be arranged in a circle such that Ram and Shyam always
sit together and among Mohan, Priya and Ram no two sit together
a. 43200

b. 60480

c. 14400

d. 28800

e. NoT

156. There would be how many trailing at the end of total number of ways of arranging 100
boys and 100 girls in a row such that no two boys and no two girls sit together.
a. 24

157.

b. 24^2

c. 48

d. 49

e. NoT

b.

c.

d. co

e. NoT

Number System
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perfect square

159. If N =122333444455555....., is 301 digit number then what would be remainder if N

would be divided by 250
a. 232
b. 169
c. 72
d. NoT (???)
160. If the HCF of a pair of natural numbers is 13 and their LCM is 5460 then how many such
pairs be possible
a. 24
b. 12
c. 8
d. 4
e. NoT
161. If the HCF of a pair of natural numbers is 13 and their sum is 5460 then how many such
pairs be possible
a. 96
b. 48
c. 24
d. 12
e. Not
162. If the HCF of a pair of natural numbers is 13 and their product is 5070 then how many
such pairs be possible
a. 24
b. 12
c. 8
d. 4
e. NoT
163.

a. 10
b. 12
c. 14
d. 16

164.

a. 10
b. 12
c. 14
d. 16

165.

what would be sum of digits of decimal part of

a. 8
b. 125
c. 26
d. 17

e. NoT

166. If 680! = m*(100!)^n , where n is the max possible natural number & m is a natural too
then n =?
a. 5
b.6
c.7
d.8
167.

168.

)(

)(

a. 1
b. 3

)(

)
c. 5

) = where a & b are integral co-primes

d. 7

e. NoT

169. If F is set of all factors of factors of 1000, then what would be sum of all different elements
of F.
a. 2340
b.2340^2
c. 2340^2340
d. NoT

170.

+ ; where [

to N, digital sum is continuous summation of digits till single digit.

(
)
=
a. 2

b. 3

c. 7

d. 9

e. Not

171. If H HCF of all six digits number abcdef , where abc are consecutive increasing digits and
def are consecutive decreasing digits (e.g 234876). Then what would be remainder if H is
divided by 5
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. NoT
172. What would be minimum number of different cuts required to divide a bigger cube in to
1320 smaller identical cubes/cuboids
a. 37
b. 24
c. 30
d. 33
e. Not
173.

is divided by 29
a. 1
b. 14
c. 28
d. 15

174.

What would be remainder if

a. 1
b. 2
c. 7

175.

What is value of a + b + c, where a, b & c are integers with minimum one even integer
I.
II. a+b+c is a prime
a. Question can be answered with the help of statement I alone,
b. Question can be answered with the help of statement II alone,
c. Question can be answered with the help of both statements together,
d. Question cannot be answered even with the help of both statements together.

176.

I.

For three different integers a, b & c

I.
a. If I is true then II is definitely false
c. Both can be true at a time

II. |a+b+c| is a prime

b. If II is true then I is definitely false
d. II can be true but I can't be true

Number of digits in 20! =???

a. 19
b. 20
c. 21

d. 22

177.

178.

((((( ) ) ) )
d. 9

is divided by 23
e. NoT

179. If N mod A = x ; x mod B=y & y mod C = z , where A, B and C are 5 , 8 and 11 in any order
then maximum value of (x+y+z) = ?
a. 12
b. 14
c. 16
d.17
e. NoT
180.

a. 14
b. 24
c. 28

d. 27
e. NoT

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181. If a three digits number XYZ is multiple of N then it is also known that YZX &
ZXY are multiples of N. then among the following which could be value of N. where X, Y & Z
are different digits and could be 0
a. 23
b. 32
c. 47
d. 37
182. If 152720168 - X = N^2 , where X and N are non-negative integers , then among the
options which could be value of X
a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 8

183. If N! has N digits then there would be how many 0's at the end of factorial of sum of all
such N if converted into base M where M is maximum value of N for given condition
a. 30
b. 28
c. 32
d. 22
e. NoT
184. For how many natural number N less than equal to 100, such that (N+10)! is divisible by
N^2
a. 75
b. 78
c. 79
d. 21
e. NoT
185. For positive integer N less than equal to 10, if (N!)*m is a perfect square where m is the
least possible natural number then how many different values of m be possible (for different
values of N).
a. 20
b. 9
c. 8
d. 7
e. NoT
186. If N = 1000a + 100b + 10c + d & n = a + b + c + d Where a, b, c & d are distinct non zero
digits then Maximum value of N/n = ?
187. If N = 1000a + 100b + 10c + d & n = a + b + c + d Where a, b, c & d are distinct non zero
digits then Minimum value of N/n = ?
188. If N! is divisible by N^K then what is the maximum value of K is possible where K is a
natural number and N is composite number is less than 100.
a. 18
b. 15
c. 10
d. 21
e. NoT

189. If N! is divisible by N^K then what is the maximum value of K is possible where K is a
natural number and N is a number is less than 100.
a. 18
b. 15
c. 10
d. 21
e. NoT
190.

If N=2^13 -2^6 then what would be sum of all factors of N

a. N
b. More than N but less than 2*N
c. 2*N
d. More than 2*N but less than 3*N
e. NoT

191.

What would be right most two non zero digits of 100th root of 20^20^20
a. 24
b. 76
c. 04
d. 16
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192. Maximum number of different digits in the decimal of P/37 , where P is prime
other than 37 is ________ ???
a. 3
b. 6
c. 12
d. 36
193. What would be remainder when (1234)_18 is divided by (17)_18. (N)_B denotes number
N in base B
a. (10)_10
b. (A)_18
c. (13)_18
d. (13)_10
e. NoT
194. If N= 3^4*a^b and N in base c = 31400 , where a, b, & c are distinct natural nubmbers
then a+b+c= ?
a. 13
b. 17
c. 15
d. Cant Say
e. NoT
195. If a ten digits number is multiple of 11 & 9091 and its 2nd, 5th, 6th, 8th & 9th digits (from
right) are 4,7,3,5 &2 respectively then what would be remainder if N is divided by 101
a. 0
b. 37
c. 73
d. cant say
e. NoT (???)
196.

What would be unit digit of LCM of 23^13+1 & 23^13-2

a. 2
b.4
c. 6
d. 8
e. 0

197. If I is the integral value of square root of 232*233*234*235then what would be digital
sum of I
a. 3
b. 5
c. 7
d.9
e. NoT
198. If log 5 (base10) =0.69897 then there would be how many zero's after decimal in the
decimal part of 1/2^100
a. 39
b. 100
c. 30
d. 69
e. NoT
199. If in a Fibonacci (T[n+2] = T[n] + T[n+1]) sequence whose all terms are integers with
none of the term is unity and difference of 10th term and 9th term of a is 1111 then what is
the sum of 7th and 6th term
a. 45
b. 11
c. 56
d. 34
e. NoT
200. If M and N are two distinct primes such that, when M divides N^2 - 1 and N divides M^2 4 in both case remainder is 0, then what would be sum of all distinct possible value of "M+N"
a. 3
b. 13
c. 31
d. 43
e. NoT
201. If product of 4 numbers has 16 factors and their sum is not an even number then how
many different remainders could be possible if product is divides by 6
a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. NoT
202.

a. 1
b.4
c. 2
d. 8

203.

a. 0
b. 1
c. 3
d. More than 3

204.

There are how many prime factors of 12480

a. 4
b. 9
c. 56
d. NoT

205. What is the sum of all different possible valued of "a" such that both "abc" and "bca" are
three digits perfect squares
a. 6
b. 1
c. 7
d. 8
206. There are how many number(s) in decimal system be possible such that its equivalent in
base 6 has 4 digits but that in base 4 it has 6 digits
a. 1295
b. 271
c. 217
d. 272
e. NoT
207. If kumar writes all numbers from 1to 10,000 from left to right and make a single number
then in this number there are how many 12 are visible in single number.
a. 430
b. 413
c. 432
d. 412
e. NoT
208.

What would be last two digits of

a. 15

b.35

c. 55

d. 75

e. NoT (???)

209. If N= 1*1! + 2*2! + 3*3! + 4*4! +.....+ 49*49! ; then what would be remainder if N is
divided by 53
a. 27
b. 26
c. 25
d. 0
e. NoT
210. If three digits of the number 78932279178745, are omitted such that the result is as large
as possible. Then what would be sum of all three digits
a. 6
b. 9
c. 16
d. 17
e. NoT
211.

I. If
then
II. If
then
or a < b
III. If
then
IV. If
then
or a < b
V. If
then
or a < b
a. 0
b. 1
c. 2
d. 3
e. More than 3

CHOTU SESSION VERBAL #XAT

DIRECTIONS for questions 141 to 145: In the following questions, select the pair of words that express a
relationship similar to the pair in capitals.
141. PECUNIARY
: MONEY
a] jejune
: youth
b] arbitrary
: temper
c] tectonic
: structure
d] specious
: value

142. ACROPHOBIA
: HEIGHTS
a] logophobia
: sound
b] nelophobia
: power
c] pediophobia
: pedestrian
d] photophobia
: light

143. ECLIPSE
a] nascent
b] inappropriate
c] peripatetic
d] apogee

: UNVEILING
: pedigree
: inapt
: eclectic
: perigee

144. BARD
c] bugler
d] tipster

: POET
: dancer
: bullfighter
: thief
: drunkard

145. ANTEDILUVIAN : PRIMEVAL

a] neoteric
: recent
b] annul
: deplete
c] replete
: spasmodic
d] historic
: palpable
DIRECTIONS for questions 146 to 155: Given below are 10 sentences followed by questions based on the
1] Sara named her pet Alsatian Tot.
2] Laetitia heard the front door bang and, then, a huge crash outside the house. Joe read the last line of
Scotts The Mulberry Tree.
3] Carrick to Smith: Please explain the full form of MRI, which you mentioned only in brief during your
presentation.
4] When asked to describe the beautiful mountains, Ramesh said, They rise out of the mist like alert soldiers,
all tough and silent, all blue and ice, all ready to impose their will on the hapless climber.
5] The police recorded the statement of Alistair who, according to Mr. Sequeira, had allegedly
broken into his house in a state of drunken stupor.
6] Ismail was very surprised to see a red car in one of the scenes of the Biblical film Ben Hur and
decided to write about it in his school report on the film based in the ancient times and and wrote
about it in his school project.
7] Saurav cried in jest, For sooth, I have not stolen your watch; just borrowed it without asking
you!
8] Reeves was quite alone in the room when Mohan caught him having a conversation with himself.
9] Leena decided to follow Cassias advice of ending each of the episodes of the TV serial on a
cryptic note so that the audience would be anxious to know what happened next.
10] The captain of the ship bellowed, All hands on deck!
146. Who used an archaic term?
a] Ramesh
b] Mr. Sequeira

c] Laetitia

d] Saurav

a] Reeves
b] Sara

c] Alistair

d] Captain

a] Cassia
b] Reeves

c] Scott

d] Ramesh

a] Smith
b] Carrick

c] Captain

d] None of these

a] Alistair
b] Saurav
c] Leena

d] Joe

a] Reeves

b] Smith

c] Ismail

d] Mohan

a] Cassia
b] Captain

c] Alistair

d] Sara

a] Joe
b] Ismail

c] Leena

a] Smith
b] Alistair

c] Mr. Sequeira

155. Who held a soliloquy?

a] Reeves
b] Leena

c] Captain

d] Scott

d] None of these

d] Sara

DIRECTIONS for questions 156 and 157: Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences.
156. The property was snapped up quickly, but the transaction was done ___________.
a] according to Hoyle
b] up to the mark
c] after a fashion
d] at the top of the tree
157. Shalini felt that the best way to get noticed in the Art Competition. among a teeming host of
newcomers, was to be totally shocking; to base her film on a theme very ___________.
a] art nouveau
b] la mode
c] avant garde
d] Florentine
DIRECTIONS for questions 158 to 160: Given below are some quotations of famous personalities followed by
4 options that sum up the main idea of the quotation. For each question, select the option that best
conveys the main idea of the quotation.
158. Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. - Oscar Wilde
a] Consistent people are unimaginative.
b] When all else fails, unimaginative people often hide under the cover of consistency.
c] People often hide their lack of imagination under the guise of consistency.
d] People embellish their weak imagination by calling it consistent behaviour.
159. Its not the size of the dog in the fight, its the size of the fight in the dog. - Mark Twain
a] The desire to fight is more important than the ability to fight.
b] Strength seldom determines the outcome of a fight.
c] The desire to win is more important in a fight. d] All of the above
160. Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; But crushd or trodden to the
ground, Diffuse their balmy sweets around. - Oliver Goldsmith
a] We do not know what we are capable of unless pushed to the extremes.
b] Adversity brings out the best in us, something which we were unaware of till then.
c] Everyone has strengths, but few realize them unless pushed to prove them.
d] The best can be achieved only if one is forced to prove it.
DIRECTIONS for questions 161 to 175: Choose the correct the alternative for each question.
161. The question that all managers have to understand properly is how to get the most out of people, and, at
the same time, get them excited. The underlined phrase can be best replaced by:
a] get along famously.
b] get it in the neck.
c] get a handle on.
d] gather steam.

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162. Sam is extremely pessimistic and also imparts a negative influence on his
teammates. He can be called a:
c] bag of bones. d] paper tiger.
163. Which of the following describes a person who argues only for the sake of argument and adopts a position
that he himself does not believe in?
a] Devils Advocate b] Dirty Dog
c] Vicar of Bray
d] Agony Aunt
164. Which of the following is another name for an angel?
a] Volpone
b] Salamander
c] Reeve

d] Cherubim

165. If Theocracy refers to the rule of religious leaders, Plutocracy refers to the rule of the:
a] wealthy.
b] philosophers.
c] politicians.
d] scientists.
166. A person who protests against or breaks established beliefs and traditions is an:
a] idolator.
b] iconodule.
c] iconoclast.
d] ethnocentric.
167. Select the option that arranges the following words from low to high in ascending order according to their
implications.
a] think, cogitate, ponder, ruminate
b] think, ponder, cogitate, ruminate
c] ponder, ruminate, think, cogitate
d] ruminate, cogitate, ponder, think
168. Which of the following most closely implies to annoy someone extremely?
a] exasperate
b] irritate
c] enrage
d] provoke
169. Which of the following would be used to say that a person is uneasy and nervous?
a] mesmerize
b] fidget
c] astonish
d] petrify
170. The following words are almost similar in meaning, but there is a subtle difference in their
meanings. Which of the following has the most neutral connotation?
a] titter
b] chortle
c] snigger
d] laugh
171. When he realized that his brother had a strong business acumen and could soon override him in their
family business, he decided to restrict his brothers freedom and say in business issues.
He was trying to:
a] put the clocks back.
b] keep a close eye on his brother.
c] close the book on his brother.
d] clip his brothers wings.
172. Oblique is to outright as bombast is to ______________.
a] terse
b] rhetorical
c] inane
d] captious

173. To watch someone closely in a way that makes the person uncomfortable is to:
a] be up to ones neck in something.
b] breathe down somebodys neck.
c] get something in the neck.
d] be neckdeep in something.
174. As sharpness is of a razor, slyness is of a ________________.
a] snake
b] crocodile
c] fox
d] stork

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175. The following are different sets of beliefs about religion and God. Identify the option
that does not correspond to the stated pattern.
a] Cosmology, Mythology, Scientology, Ontotheology
b] Positivism, Agnosticism, Atheism, Non-atheism
c] Mysticism, Esotericism, Shamanism, Spiritualism
d] Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Zoroatrianism

Maths By Amiya, QUESTIONS & Solutions

1. [b]. 60 litres

8. [c] 25%

2. 8:27

determined

9. [c] 225 days

3. [d] 1% Loss , or Rs
40.40 Loss

10. 720/19 km/hr

6. [d] 34.28 Km/Hr
11. [c] 50
7. 104 m

Direction :- If 10 Jawans parading in a ground in a line back to back such that 2nd one is
seeing the back or 1st so 10th one is seeing that of 9th with speed of 1 m/sec. There is gap of 1
m between two Jawans. Suddenly 10th Jawan from start running with speed of 2m/s towards
1st Jawan and touches him and come back without wasting any time. Then
12. Find the Total Distance Travelled By 5th Jawan during this process.
13. Find The Distance Travelled By 10th Jwana Towards 1st Jawan.
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14. Find The Distance Travelled By 10th Jwana Towards his position.

15. Sol: [d]

Since given rice are Rs 25 and Rs 53 kg & Rs 32, and Rs, 46 are equidistance from required
rice so among options the answer should be [d] we need equal quantities of each type of rice
and could take any ratio but equal.
16. [b] 34
17. [c]. 2.04% loss, take total number of orange purchased in one transaction = LCM(30,40,35)
and work
18. [d]. 41
Distance travelled by ram = 60*61/2 = 1830
Distance travelled by shyam = 60*61= 3660
Relative distance (same direction) = 3660-1830= 1830m
1st meeting at 66 m , and rest at so rest 44 m, rest distance =1830-66 =1794
Perimeter of Track = 44 m. number of meetings in 1808 m = [1764/44] = 40
So total 41 meetings since the initial distance between them was 22 m only, and after first
meeting they should travel 44 m for next meeting.

19. [b]. 125

Distance travelled by ram = 60*61/2 = 1830
Distance travelled by shyam = 60*61= 3660
Relative distance (opposite direction) = 3660+1830= 5490m
1st meeting at 22 m , and rest at so rest 44 m, rest distance =5490-22 =5468
Perimeter of Track = 44 m. number of meetings in 5424 m = [5468/44] = 124
So total 125 meetings since the initial distance between them was 66 m only, and after first
meeting they should travel 44 m for next meeting.
20. [c]. 120, 120 & 180 m
Relative speed of two :- 1 m/s
Relative speed of two :- 2 m/s
Relative speed of two :- 3 m/s
All three first time after 60 sec.

meeting time - 60 sec

meeting time - 30 sec
meeting time - 20 sec
and after 60 sec they stop.

[Initial A & B]
[Initial B & C]
[Initial A & C]

Speed Change

Time
Robots

0 sec

speed
4&1
20 sec

speed
4&2
30 sec

speed
4&1
40 sec

speed
2&1
60 sec

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A
B
C

1
2
4

Distance
Covered
A
B
C

0
0
0

4
2
1

20
40
80

21. [a]. 12
= ,
= ,

2
4
1

2 Stop
1 Stop
4 Stop

40
20
10

20
40
10

Total
Distance
40
120
20
120
80
180

9.........12........7
12-4.........12........7
12.........8........7 (ans)
22. [b]. 5:2

=
After solving, A=12, B=8 & C = 7
Or alternate do reverse calculation and
find
A.........B........C
9.........9........9
9.........9........10
9.........(12-3)........10

23. [b]. 1:2

24. [a]. 14:31
25. [c]. 3000
Their work ratio C:A:B = 4:11:5 ; so

26. [b]. 21 Km
Ratio of their speeds = 13:7 , so number of meetings points = 13-7 = 6 , all 6 meeting points ar
uniformly distributed.
For minimum distance between any two make 60 as central angle, so minimum distance
Perimeter of track = 132 Km = 2*pi*r => r= 21 km.
27. [e]. NoT
Milk/ Total = (90/110)*(100/120)*(110/130) = 15:26
So Milk : Water = 15:11
28. [d]. (D+P)/(D-P)

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Journey Path, it would be infinite loop,

DOG
Police
Polic
Total Di tance travelled by DOG = D*C
Total Di tance travelled by Police = P*C
Total Di tance by Dog toward Thief = (
(check loop)
So, Total Di tance by Dog toward Police
(D*C P*C)/ =(D*C P*C)/
So, Total Di tance by Dog toward Thief
Di tance by Dog toward Police = (D P
C = Cha e Time (or time after which , Th
29. [a]. 26 Sec , 60 m (clockwise)
In first 2 sec, A covers 40 m.
Their Speed Relative = 10m/s
Initial Distance between them for first meeting = 100-40 = 60 m (concept : faster chase
slower)
Meeting time of first meeting (After B's Start) = (Initial Distance)/( Speed Relative) = 60/10 =
6 sec
For next meeting Initial Distance = 100 m (Concept- Initial Distance is length of track ,
since this time, both are starting from same point)
Meeting time for next meetings = 100/10 = 10 sec
So time for 3rd meeting after B's Start = 6 + 2*10 = 26 Sec
For where, In 26 Sec, B would cover 260 m, i.e 60 m (clockwise) from start

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30. [c]. 41% Avg % change is GM of multiplying factor of % changes =

1.4696
so approx 47%

31. [c]. 15
For same distance avg of mileage = HM(Given Mileages)
= HM(12,15,20)=

32. [c]. 76:49

During first process, Ratio = a:b
During second process, Ratio = a^2 + b^2 : 2ab
During third process, Ratio = a^3 + 3ab^2 : 3a^2b + b^3 = 76:49 [a=20,b=5]
33. [d]. 4:00
34. [d]. 2:3:5 check by options
35. [d]. 2.4 \$
Current price of that pen in Rs = Rs 120.
Current currency rate is 1.2\$ = Rs 60
So Current price of Pen = Rs 120 = 2.4 \$
36. [e] NoT 216
Since ratio of selling price to mark price of a article is 3:5
so Discount % = (2/5)*100 = 40%
%Profit : % Mark-up = 2:5
Let %Profit = 2x & %Mark-up=5x
So
2x = 5x - 40 + (5x*(-40))/100
x= 40
So %Profit 2x= 80%
Since cost price = Rs 120
so S.P= Rs 216
37. [c] 50%
38. [e] Not 100%
39. [e]. NoT [0]
Time of meetings (in opposite direction) is given by (2n-1)*D/Speed Relative , where D is
length of path.
In this case D= 20 & Speed relative = 20 m/s , so meeting times are 1sec, 3sec , 5 sec and so
on. so in 2min=120 Sec there would be 60 meetings (in opposite direction) including extreme
ends.
Total round covered by faster (A) in 120 sec = 120 /(20/12) = 72 rounds
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They meet 12 times on extreme ends

We know that faster meets or overtake slower in its every round except if they meet at
extreme ends then this meeting is including in a meeting of two rounds.
so they either meet or over take 72-12 = 60 times. in 2 min
Thus, there would be 60-60 = 0 meeting possible which are over takes.
40. [e]. NoT 0
Time of meetings (in opposite direction) is given by (2n-1)*D/Speed Relative , where D is
length of path.
In this case D= 16 & Speed relative = 16 m/s , so meeting times are 1sec, 3sec , 5 sec and so
on. so in 80 Sec there would be 40 meetings (in opposite direction) including extreme ends.
Total round covered by faster (A) in 80 sec = [80 /(16/10)] = 50 rounds
Number of meeting at extreme end in 80 sec = 0
We know that faster meets or overtake slower in its every round except if they meet at extreme
ends then this meeting is including in a meeting of two rounds.
so they either meet or over take 50-0 = 50 times. in 80 min
Thus, there would be 50-40 = 10 meeting possible which are over takes.
41. [b]. 12.5 % profit
42. [c]. 20
If their Speed Ratio = a:b then a+b= 30 , where a and b are co-primes
then {a , b} = {1,29} , {7,23}, {11,19}, {13,17}
Number of different meeting points in same direction |a-b|= 28, 16, 8 or 4
On an escalator if Jhon takes 5 steps then in same time Rashi takes 8 steps. If Jhon takes 35
steps to reach first floor from the ground floor and Rashi takes 80 steps from first floor to
ground floor by the same escalator then how much full steps of escalator would be visible if
escalator is in idle position.
Steps of
Jhon
5S

Steps of
Rashi
8S

Help/Opposition
by Escalator
8D

40S

40D

35S

56D

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52. [b]. 27

57. [b] 170 km (Speed Kacchi = 10 km/hr,

Speed Pakki = 12 km/hr)

sec

54. [c]. 60/7

59. [d].126*sin20

condition

62. [b].

By Apollonius ,
so diagonal =

63. [a].[0,1]
( )

(
)

)
=

( )

=
=
64. [b].

)
If

then

65. Ans : 150 degree

66. [c]. cm
We have Radius of Circle of centre Q = 2 cm [inradius of triangle,
and Radius of circle of centre P = 6 cm

=
]

Since ADE is a right angled triangle so we can work on this by co-ordinate geometry .
Assume D is origin
So coordinate of Q = (2,-2)
& co-ordinate of P = (-6,-6)
[IIIrd Quard]
So QP = cm
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[By Distance Formula]

67. [b]. 2.4
=

or can apply =

68. Ans: 15 or 30 or 75 or 120 degree (since angle A=30 or 150 degree, and we dont know
which two angles or sides are equal)
69. [b]. 4:7
70. [c]. 3:1
71. [c]. 4:15

=

& =
=

((

=
) (

=
)(

) (

)(

))

))

74. [c]. pi / (3* sqrt(3)) ; [c] , for equilateral triangle.

75. [c]. 458.916
For a given perimeter, Area of a circle is maximum . Perimeter of this polygon is 77 cm ,
consider it as a circle of circumference = 77cm so the area of this circle is approx 472. so
area of polygon should be less than 472 , hence [c]
76. [d]. 23.33; Median
77. [b]. 12 ; Best is coordinate geometry
78. [c] 5, Best is coordinate geometry
79. [d]. (b) or (c)

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Take Left turn as 90 degree and right turn as 270 as internal angle of a closed
polygon, and we know sum of all internal angles = 180(n-2) , n is vertex
Here
90*l + 270*r = 180 (l+r-2) , by question r=20, we get l=24
Now, Take Left turn as 270 degree and right turn as 90 as internal angle of a closed
polygon, and we know sum of all internal angles = 180(n-2) , n is vertex
Here
270*l + 90*r = 180 (l+r-2) , by question r=20, we get l=16
So either 24 or 16.

Direct formula = |left turn - right turn| = 4

80. [b]. 45 ; solve by options or coordinate or sine formula
81. [b]. 12
82. [e]. NoT
83. [d]. NoT
84. [c]. pi - (1/2) rad
85. [b].
87. [b]. 4 cm

88. Ans: 10 cm^2

89. [e]. NoT {Best is not solve this question}
180*(n-2)=(n/2)(2a+(n-1)d), here a=30 For convex polygon we get only 2 set of values
90. [c]. 3.6
91. [e]. NoT
Inradius = 6 , so centre (6,6) and A=(0,16) so IA=

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92. [c].

93. [e]. NoT (cannot be determined)
Ans: [b]
95. [c]. 1540 cm^2
Area = (s c)*s = 1540 cm^2
96. [d].5
Sol: Whenever you get a bakwas question of algebra where one polynomial is given and
to find value of another polynomial then we just divide required polynomial by first
polynomial and remainder is our answer (just by synthetic division)
= so
) (
)
= (
97. [c]. x;This question has second type of divisor
)(
)
= (
mod
= x by putting
=
in polynomial
Since this remainder is smaller degree than given divisor so remainder would be x only

Concept: Where ever divisor is a polynomial in higher degree try to find its simple
multiple.
Two important Divisors
1. If divisor is ( ) =
then it's multiple is
,
now put
= ,
= in dividend (P(x)) and get the remainder (R(x)) by
.
a. If R(x) is smaller degree than given Q(x) then R(x) is your required remainder.
b. Otherwise divide R(x) by Q(x) by synthetic division.
2. If divisor is
now put
.

( )=
= ,

then it's multiple is

,
in dividend (P(x)) and get the remainder (R(x)) by

a. If R(x) is smaller degree than given Q(x) then R(x) is your required remainder.
b. Otherwise divide R(x) by Q(x) by synthetic division.
98. [d]. 23
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The expansion of
(
x) =
x

by power erie or taylor erie for

So coefficient of x in (
x x )
Is
[
(
)
[
(
)
[
(
)
[
(
)
[
(
)
=1*1 + 3*1 + 6*1 + 7*1 + 6*1= 23

x)
(
(
(
(
(

[
[
[
[
[

)
)
)
)
)

99. [c]. 31
100. [c] 0
101. [b]. 2, N=38
Adding all and after arranging, we get
a^2 + 6a +9 + b^2 + 4b + 4 +c^2 + 10c + 25 = 0
(a+3)^2 + (b+2)^2 + (c+5)^2 =0
102. [d]. 57
ec

tan

103. [b]. 0
(

=
(

=
=

=(

)(

)
)

)
)= (

)=

104. [b]. 2, tan function (trigo)

105. [b]. 10
106. [c]. x^2 + 2x -3 =0
Since a and b are roots of x^2 - 7x + 9 =0
so, a^2 - 7a + 9 =0 & b^2 - 7b + 9 =0 , then the values of new roots a^2 - 7a + 10=1 &
2b^2 - 14b +15= -3
So equation whose roots are 1 & -3 is x^2 + 2x -3 =0

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Let

(x-m)(x+n)=0, thus x=a only since x cant be -n a negative, so it is independent of n

108. [d]. All Real Numbers
109. [b]. -11
min(a^2 + b^2) = min((a+b)^2 - 2ab) = min((m-2)^2 - 2(m+3)) = -11
110. [d]. x^3 - 6x - 6 =0
111. [c]. 20
|

|
|
= ,
=
|
|
|
|
|
)(|
|
)=
= , (|
|x-5|=1 or 2 , x= 4,6, 3 & 7 then sum of all possible x is 4 + 6 + 3 + 7 =20
112. [c]. Rational
)
(
= (
)
(
=(
) = ((
= (

)(

)
)(
) =

)
(

) =

113. [c]. 2
Sides are 3x-5, x+3 , 9-x,
If 3x-5= x+3 , x=4 then sides are 4,4,5
If 3x-5= 7-x , x=3 then sides are 4,6,4 (triangle not possible)
If x+3= 7-x , x=2 then sides are 1,6,5
So only 2 values are possible for x
114. [d].-4
For getting equation whose roots are 2 more than roots of x^2 + nx + m =0 , we put
x=x-2 in equation, so we get
(x-2)^2 + n(x- ) m = x
(n-4)x + 4 -2n+m = 0 which is same as given
equation x^2 + mx + n =0
So, x^2 + (n-4)x + 4 -2n+m = x^2 + mx + n
So, n-4 = m & 4 -2n+m = n , so, m=0, n=-4 so, m+n = -4
115. [c]. 17
=(
Say , (

)=

)Then

)= (

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So,

values of n , since K should be odd.

116. [b]. -11025
For sum of all coefficients including constant, put x=1 , and we get 0
For constant term put x=0 , so we get 11025 as constant term ,
So sum of all coefficient excluding constant term = - 11025
117. [b]. [-2,2]; its 0. roots are 3,
118. [d]. 2
=

, so a+b+c=

121. [c]. 5/3
=
So,

( =

122. [c]. - 49/10

a, b, c, d, ..... are integers (It can be +ve or can be ve). For minimum required value
the sign should be ve and magnitude should be maximum that is possible when any
five of them = -5 and remaining one = 10. Then required value = -5+1/10 = -49/10.
123. [b]. 19
By making combinations of two and adding we get
a^2 + 2*a*e+e^2= 16, so, a+e=
b^2 + 2*b*f+f^2= 36, so, b+f=
c^2 + 2*c*d+d^2= 81, so, c+d=
So Max a+b+c+d+e+f = 19
124. [d]. [-4/19 ,

125. [c]. x;x^6=-1

126. [c]. 912
Total number of different ways in which a boy can reach the top of stairs which contain N
steps, when he can take any number of steps less than equal to "r" steps every time is Nth
term of series would general term is
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E.g. 1 In how many ways a boy can reach the top of stairs which contain 10 steps, when he
can take any number of steps less than equal to 2 steps every time ?
Sol: 89 We want to find 10th term which is sum of two preceding terms (since one can take
max 2 steps at a time). Or
=
=
, which is
1
1
2
3
5
8
13
21
34
55
89
E.g. 2 In how many ways a boy can reach the top of stairs which contain 11 steps, when he
can take any number of steps less than equal to 5 steps every time ?
Sol: 912 We want to find 11th term which is sum of five preceding terms (since one can take
max 5 steps at a time).
1

16

31

61

120

236

464

127. [c]. 3
, I & II are definitely false and III not always it depend upon the distance covered
in both speeds.
128. [b].1485
129. [b]. 23/42
Required Probability = ( ) ( )

( ) ( ) =

130. [c]. 3/23

Required Probability =

( ) ( )
( ) ( ) ( ) ( )

131. [c]. 48
Probability of getting greater than 1 and less than 6 on A Dice throw = 4/6 = 2/3
So Prob of getting greater than 1 and less than 6 in a set (of four dice) = ( ) =
This probability means out of 81 trials we would get 16 required events
So out of 243 trials total number of required outcome is 48
132. [d]. 2/7
Cases are { bg, gg, gb }
So Required probability = {gg}/( { bg, gg, gb })
=

(
( ) ( )

( ) ( )

( ) ( )

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133. [e]. NoT;1 - pi/8

134. [c]. (5*pi/6) + (root 3)/4
135. (b) 1.68 (Run = 16 , O= 9.3, 9.3 is a cricket term not used to Calculate Econ
9.3 means 9 overs and 3 balss, mathematically its 9.5 overs , so 16/9.5 = 1.68)
136. (b) 40(By adding Runs we can get Run Scored By HA & By counting Balls column we can
get ball faced by HA; Ball Faced By all batsmen should be= Total Balls Of Innings - 2(extras),
SO R=2 & B=5)
137. (a) 4
138. (b)

139. [c] with (c) HCF of difference of wts of box would be wt of one ball
140. [d]. 10
Their population after nth year = 3^n if in start there was only 1 TIMEXian
So x*3^8=65610 then x=10
141. [a]. 13
142. [b]. 1/3 ; Sol: 2/3*1/4 + 2/3*3/4*2/3*1/4 + 2/3*3/4*2/3*3/4*2/3*1/4+..... = 1/3
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143. [b]. x^2/ (y*root(y^2 - x^2))

144. [a]. 1/2 or 1
145. [a]. root 3
A= 10, since tan6A = cot 3A , tan 240 = root3
146. [c]. 36

d. NoT

147. [c] 783

Case I - Non zero digits
Sub case A: Three same one different = 9*8*(4!/3!)
Sub case A: Two same and another two same = 9*8*(4!/(2!*2!))
Case II - With Zero (starting with non zero)
Sub case I - Only one 0 = 9*(3!/2!)
Sub case II- Two zeros= 9*(3!/2!)
Sub case III- Three zeros= 9
Total= 9*8*(4!/3!) + 9*8*(4!/(2!*2!)) + 9*(3!/2!) + 9*(3!/2!) + 9= 783
148. [b] 1/10 ; 9/10*8/9*7/8*6/7*5/6*4/5*1/4=1/10
149. [d] 18,
150. Cant say, A+5d
151. [e] ; x^2 + y^2 - 100 =0 is a circle whose centre is (0,0) and radius is 10, so for being a
tangent

= |

| so m =

152. [a] 0
153. [d]. B^2 + B 2 ; best is to solve by taking some value of base B
154. [c].126
Min Hand 50 min
min
Hour Hand 500 min
min
Angle by Hour & Min Hand in 1 min
Angle by 1 seg = 36
So angle for 8:25 = 8*36 - 25*6.48= 126

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Since M & P has problem , we will arrange them in the last, first arrange 8 people
including (R,S)
So we have total (R,S), a,b,c,d,e,f (i.e. only 7 bundles out of 8)
So they can be arranged in (7-1)!=6! [(n-1!) since circle] and R & S in 2 ways
So total arrangement in circle of these 8 ppl = 6!*2!
Now 7 bundles (R,S), a,b,c,d,e,f would create 7 different places (places in between them) for
M & P, but both both cant sit near to R so only 6 places for these two. total ways for M & P =
P(6,2)
So required ways for all 10 = 6!*2!*P(6,2) = 43200
156. [c]. 48
Way = *

!*

!ie

trailing

157. [e]. NoT

158. 16 = 2^4
Product of four consecutive numbers of an AP + d^4 is always a perfect square , where d
is common difference of AP
159. [b]. 169
N= 1234......
Single digits = 1+2+3...+9 = 45
Double digits = 2* (10+11+12+.....)
let the maximum number in the series be "n"
Total digits = 45 + (n-10+1)(2*10 + (n-10+1 - 1)*1
= 9 + (n-9)(n+10) =n^2 +n -45

(By AP Sum)

Since there are 265 digits , so

n= 18 , till 18 we would get 297 digits so we need 4 more digits i.e. 1919
So, N= 122333.....18181919
For divisible by 250 we need to check last three digits, 919
N mod 250 = 919 mod 250 = 169

160. [c]. 8
Let number be 13*m & 13*n then LCM = 13*m*n=5460
m*n =
=
Since m & n are co-primes so ,
Total number of co-prime product pairs =
= [4 is total number of prime in 420]
So total 8 pairs are possible
161. [b]48
Let number be 13*m & 13*n then Sum = 13*(m+n)=5460
m+n=420
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Since m and are co primes so , co-prime sum pair = ( )

= ( )[
=

( ) ( ) ( ) ( )]=
=

162. [d]4
Let number be 13*m & 13*n then Product = 13^2*m*n=5070
m*n =
=
Since m & n are co-primes so ,
Total number of co-prime product pairs =
= [3 is total number of prime in 420]
So total 4 pairs are possible
163. [c] 14
15^1024 - 1 = (15^2^10) - 1
So highest power of 2 = 10+4 = 14 ; extended by 4 since 15 = 2^4 -1
164. [b]12
13^1024 - 1 = (13^2^10) - 1
So highest power of 2 = 10+2 = 14 ; extended by 2 since 13 is not in the form of 2^n
165. [a]8
=
So decimal part of

is 1/125= 0.008 , so sum of digits of decimal part = 8

166. [b]6
If we have to find either power of 2 in both or 97 in both (biggest or smallest prime)
In 100! there are 97; 2's (i.e. 2^97 in 100!) & 1 times 97 (i.e. 97^1 in 100!)
& in 680! there are 676, 2's (i.e. 2^676 in 680!) and only 7 times 97 (i.e. 97^7 in 680!)
We have 7 bundles of 97^1 in 680! but only 6 bundles of 2^97 in 2^676
So, we have only 6 bundles of 2^97 in 2^676
so only n=6
167. Ans : 0
168. [b] 3
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; Unit digit of a + b = 3

169. [a]. 2340

This is nothing but sum of all factors of 1000 =

) (

1000 = 2^3*5^3
Sum of all different factors = (1+2+2^2 + 2^3) + 5^1*(1+2+2^2 + 2^3) +
5^2*(1+2+2^2 + 2^3) + 5^3*(1+2+2^2 + 2^3) = 2340
170. [d]. 9

e. Not

=
[

=
]=[

= (

Digital Sum ( (

))

171. [c]. 3; number is 3*37 = 111 mod 5 = 1

172. [d]. 33; Since we want minimum number so we have to cut in all three directions along
x-axis, y-axis, and z-axis. and cut would be depend upon factors or required number of
smaller cubes.
1320 = 10*11*12 (all factors are closer, so we will get minimum cut)
For 10 parts we need 9 different cuts (assume along x-axis), For 11 parts we need 10
different cuts (assume along y-axis) & For 12 parts we need 11 different cuts (assume along
z-axis),
So total cuts= 9+10+11 = 30
173. [A]; 1
= ( )(

= ( )(

174. [b]2
175. [d]. Question cannot be answered even with the help of both statements together.
176. [c]. Both can be true at a time
177. [c]. Both can be true at a time
179. [d] 17 ; A=11 , & x=9 & B=5 and C=8, so 9+4+4 = 17

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180. [e] NoT 1; [N must be co-prime of 56 for 1 as remainder]

Cyclicity of 56 is 6 so for coprime N, N^7 mod 56 = N , So N has only one value
which is 1.
181. I [d] 37
either check by options.
or since XYZ, YZX and ZXY are multiples of N so their sum would be.
XYZ+YZX+ZXY = 100X+10Y+Z+100Y+10Z+X+100Z+10X+Y =111X+111Y+111
=111(X+Y+Z)
so N would be factor of this sum , means factor of 111, hence N=37
182. [c]. 4, check last two digits after subtraction
183. [c]. 32
There would be 4 such N be possible, which are 1, 22,23 & 24.
Sum of all values is 60
70! = 2^67*3^32*K = 2^1*(8^22)*3^28*K
So there would be 22 zeros
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184. [c] 79 ; all numbers from 1 to 100 excepts prime more than 10
185. [c]8 , except 4! & 3! and 8! & 9! rest would have distinct m.
186. : max for N=9321
187. : min for N=1289
188. : [d] , 90! is divisible by 90^21
189. [e] for 1! we can get a bigger value (biggest ) of K
190. [c]. 2*N; its a perfect number (read perfect number)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfect_number#Even_perfect_numbers
191. [b]. 76
192. [a] 3
193. [d]. (13)_10
(1234)_18 = (6538)_10 & (17)_18 = (25)_10
6538 mod 25 = 13 in base 10 = (D)_18

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194. [d]. Cant Say;

a=16 , b=2 , c=9 or a=2 , b=8 , c=9 then a+b+c= either 17 or 19
195. [b] 37
11*9091*34527= 100001*34527 = 3452734527 mod 101 = 37
196. [d] 8
Gap between both the numbers is 3 , so their HCF would either 1 or 3 (if they are divisible
by 3)
HCF(23^13+1 , 23^13-2) = 3 since they difference these two numbers are 3 and both are
divisible by 3
HCF*LCM=Product of Number
3* LCM = ----4 (4 as unit digit of product of (23^13+1) & (23^13-2)
So Unit digit of LCM should be 8
197. [c]7; Digital Sum of 232*235 = 7 (this holds for product of four consecutive numbers)
198. [c]. 30
=
log

=
=

log

=
=

So there would 30 , 0's after decimals

199. [e] NoT there are two possible values
200. [e] NoT, infinite for M=2
201. [b] 3; 0,2,4 primes with 2
202. [b] 4
203. [d]. More than 3 ; 1!-0!= 0, 2!-1!=1, 2!-0!=1, 3!-2!= 4......so d..?
204. [b]9
205. [c]7, (1 and 6), (144, 441) &(256,625)
206. [d]. 272
base 6 has 4 digits = numbers [6^3,6^4-1]= [216,1295]
base 4 has 6 digits = numbers [4^5,4^6-1]= [1024,4095]
207. [d] 412, solve by formation of number

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There are how many 4 digits numbers are possible such that whose all digits are
prime and when we add 15 in the number resulting number has only primes as digits
208. [d]. 75
=

)(

=
=
So

[By CRT]

209. [c]. 25
210. [d]. 17
211. [a] 0

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CHOTU SESSION VERBAL #XAT:

Solution
141. Pecuniary is fiscal or related to money and
tectonic is related to the structure of the earths
surface. [d] is irrelevant. [a] and [b] have pairs of
words that share a qualitything relationship. Thus,
they do not share the same relationship as the
root pair. Hence, [c].
142. Acrophobia is a fear of heights.
Logophobia is a fear of words. Nelophobia is a
fear of glass. Pediophobia is fear of children.
Photophobia is the fear of light. Hence, [d].
143. The relationship between the given pair is one
of antonyms. Eclipse and unveiling are antonyms.
Similarly, pedigee is the point nearest to the earth,
while apogee is the point farthest from the earth.
Peripatetic means going from place to place in
order to work; eclectic means choosing from a wide
variety. They dont share the same relationship. [a]
& [b] are irrelevant. Hence, [d].
144. A 'bard' is a 'poet' or one who composes
poetry. A 'toreador' is a 'bullfighter'. A 'bugler' is
one who uses the bugle (a musical instrument), used
typically for sounding military signals. A 'bugler'
must, hence, not be confused with a 'burglar' who
is a thief. A 'drunkard' is described as a 'tippler' and
not a 'tipster'. A 'tipster' is one who sells tips or
information to bettors or speculators. A troubadour
is a wandering singer or minstrel. Hence, [b].

148. An imagery is the creation of mental

images that signifies sensory perception referred to
in a literary work. Ramesh uses imagery to
describe the mountains. Hence, [d].
149. An abbreviation is a shortened form of a
word or phrase. Thus, MRI stands for Magnetic
Resonance imaging. This is used by Smith, as he
has already mentioned it in brief during his
presentation.
Hence, [a].
150. A cliffhanger is a melodramatic narrative,
especially in films, serially published novels, etc., in
which each section ends at a suspenseful moment, so
that the audience will wait for the next episode.
Leena uses a cliffhanger on the advice of Cassia.
Hence, [c].
151. An anachronism is placing an event, person,
item, or verbal expression in the wrong historical
period. A car scene in a film based on Biblical
times is totally out of place. Ismail used this
anachronism in his school report. Hence, [c].
152. A synecdoche is a figure of speech in which
a part is used to designate the whole or the whole to
designate a part. When the captain of the ship bellows
All hands, he refers to his/her crew i.e., a part
for a whole. Hence, [b].

145. 'Antediluvian' and 'primeval' are synonyms and

mean very old, old-fashioned, or out of date;
'antiquated' or 'primitive'. Similarly 'neoteric' is
synonymous to 'recent' and also means 'modern'. All
other options are irrelevant. Hence, [a].

153. An onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in

which the sound of the words is made to suggest or
echo the sense. Joe reads aloud the lines showing
onomatopoeia, in Scotts novel. Thus, it is Scott
who used the figure of speech. Hence, [d].

146. An archaic term is a word, expression,

spelling, or phrase that is out of date in the
common speech of an era, but still deliberately used
by a writer, poet, or playwright for artistic purposes.
For sooth, which means in truth, is an archaic
term and is used by Saurav. Hence, [d].

154. An allegation is a public statement that is

made without giving proof, accusing somebody of
doing something that is wrong or illegal. Mr. Sequeira
made the allegation against Alistair of breaking into
his home. Hence, [c].

147. A palindrome is a word, sentence, or verse

that reads the same way backward or forward. Tot,
which means a small amount or a young child, is a
palindrome and is used by Sara. Hence, [b].

155. A soliloquy is a speech made to oneself; a

monologue. Reeves is caught speaking to himself by
Mohan.
Hence, [a].
156. According to Hoyle means in keeping with
the established rules. Up to the mark means good

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enough. After a fashion means to a certain degree,

not satisfactorily. At the top of the tree means in the
highest position or rank in a profession or career.
Given the context of the sentence a business
transaction the best fit would be option [a].
Hence, [a].
157. Art nouveau is a style of decorative art and
architecture that uses complicated designs based on
natural shapes. Since the sentence is talking about
film-making and not art or architecture, option [a] is
ruled out. la mode means fashionable and does not
fit the context. Florentine is used for food items and
is a dish too. Thus, only avant garde, which means
new and very modern ideas in art, music or literature,
that are sometimes surprising, fits in well with
the meaning of the sentence. Hence, [c].
158. Oscar Wilde says, through this quotation, that
people who lack imagination, in order to cover up this
lack, call it uniformity, consistency, a highly prized
concept. Option [a] makes the generalization that all
consistent people are unimaginative. Option [d] is
incorrect as the quote is not about weak imagination
but of a total lack of imagination. Between options [b]
and [c], [b] is a better answer when all else fails
corresponds with last refuge of the quotation it
implies that, when nothing else works, lack of
imagination is dubbed uniform action, which is
actually the meaning of the quotation. Hence, [b].
159. Mark Twains quote means that the outcome of
a fight is decided by the determination to keep
fighting rather than having the strength and skills
to fight. Option [d] is only partly true. Option [b]
contradicts the quotation because it implies that
sometimes strength is enough to win a fight. Only
option [a] gives the right meaning. Hence, [a].
160. Oliver Goldsmiths quote means that ones
strength is proved in the face of adversity. Option [a]
is incorrect, as it is not the intensity of the
circumstances but the hardships that make us prove
our strengths. Options [c] and [d] do not bring in the
hardship angle. Also, option [d] distorts the meaning.
Only option [b] gives the right meaning of the
quotation. Hence, [b].
161. To get along famously cannot fit in the
context because it means to have a good relationship
with somebody. Option [b] also cannot be used in the
context because it means to be punished or criticized
for something. To gather steam means to progress at
an increasing speed. Only to get a handle on, which

means to acquire an understanding of, can

replace the underlined phrase. Hence, [c].
162. A person who cannot be trusted is called a bad
egg; hence, the expression cannot be used in the
context. A person who is underweight is called a bag
of bones and paper tiger refers to a person or
institution that looks powerful but is actually weak.
Therefore, [c] and [d] are also negated. A person
who is bad and has a negative influence on others
is called a bad apple. Hence, [b].
163. A person who is untrustworthy is called a
dirty dog. Vicar of Bray refers to a person
who changes his beliefs and principles to stay
popular with his superiors. A person who advises
people on their personal problems is called an agony
aunt. The term devils advocate refers to a person
who argues only for the sake of argument. Hence, [a].
164. Volpone is another name for fox.
Salamander is a mythical being that looks like a
lizard and is believed to be able to live in fire.
A reeve is an administrative officer of a district or
town. Cherubim means a winged celestial being or
an angel. Hence, [d].
165. Plutocracy refers to a government or state
in which the wealthy class rules. Hence, [a].
166. An idolater is a person who worships idols in
an unquestioning manner. An iconodule is one who
serves images. An iconoclast is a person who
Ethnocentricism is the belief in the superiority of
ones ethnic group or culture. Hence, [c].
167. Ponder means to consider or think about
something deeply and thoroughly. Cogitate means
to ponder hards and ruminate means to reflect
on a matter over and over again. Therefore, the
correct sequence should be: think, ponder, cogitate,
ruminate. Only [b] gives the correct sequence.
Hence, [b].
168. Irritate, enrage and provoke are
synonymous and mean to disturb or annoy someone.
But to exasperate someone means to irritate or
provoke somebody to a high degree. Hence, [a].
169. To mesmerize someone means to fascinate
somebody almost in a hypnotic manner; whereas, to
astonish means to surprise someone. Petrify means
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Only fidget, which means to move about restlessly

or nervously, is the appropriate word. Hence, [b].
170
Titter means to laugh quietly in an
embarrassed way. Chortle is to laugh loudly in
amusement and snigger means to laugh in an
unpleasant way at somebodys mistakes. Laugh is
the most general term, which is not indicative of any
strong or particular emotion like the other options.
Hence, [d].
situation that existed in the past and does not explain
the context properly. Option [b] is inadequate
because to keep a close eye means to just watch
somebody carefully and does not imply curtailing
someones powers or freedom. To close the book on
something means to stop doing something because
one no longer believes in its success; hence, it does
not fit the context. To clip somebodys wings means
to restrict a persons freedom or powers. Hence, [d].
172. Oblique means not straight or direct.
Outright, which means straightforward, is its

antonym. Bombastic means verbose or

pretentious; hence, its antonym would be
terse, meaning concise or pithy. Rhetorical is
synonymous to bombastic; inanemeans severely
critical. Therefore, none of these can be the correct
173. To be up to ones neck in something means
to be very busy with something. To get something in
the neck means to be punished or criticized for
something that one has done. To save somebodys
neck means to prevent something bad from
happening to someone. To breathe down ones neck
means to pay very close attention to what one does
in such a way that it worries the person. To be
neckdeep in work means to be deeply involved
in something. Hence, [b].
174. Sharpness is an essential quality of a razor;
similarly, slyness is associated with a fox. Hence,
[c].
175. Positivism is a belief concerning philosophy
and not religion or God. Hence, [b].

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