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A)     This question paper consists of 32 (10 in PART A, 12 in PART B,10 in PART C) Multiple Choice Questions .
B)      Candidate should answer all questions from PART A, 10 questions from PART B, 8 questions from PART C.
C)      Each questions of PART A carries 3 marks, PART B carries 7 marks, PART  C carries 12.5 marks respectively.
D)     There is negative marking @ 0.5 in PART A and @ 0.75 in PART B for each wrong answer.
E)      There is no negative marking in PART C.


Q1)  ABC is a three digit number where A > 0 and the number is equal to the sum of the factorials of the 3 digits. Then the value of B is

a)   9          b) 7         c) 4       d) 2

Ans. c) 4

Q2)  What is the last digit of the number 251 expressed in its decimal form?

a)   2            b) 6           c)4         d) 8

Ans. d) 8

Q3) Consider a 99 digit number created by writing side by side the first fifty four natural numbers as follows: 12345678910111213……..5354  This number when divided by 8 will leave a remainder of

a)   6           b)4           c) 2         d) 0

Ans. a) 6

Q4) The remainder when 784 is divided by 342 is

a)   0            b) 1          c) 49     d) 341

Ans. b) 1

Q5)  If n2 = 123456787654321, then what is n?

a)   12344321   b) 1235789    c) 11111111   d)1111111

Ans. c) 11111111

Q6) How many 5 digit numbers can we form using 1,2,3,4 and 5 such that units digit is always greater than the hundreds digit?

a)   48      b) 36        c) 60       d)  72         

Ans. c) 60

Q7) If a1 =1 and an+1 = 2an +5 , n= 1,2,…., then a­100 is equal to

a)   (5 . 299 – 6)       b) (5 . 299 + 6)      c) (6 . 299 + 5)      d) ( 6 . 299  – 5)

Ans. a) (5.299 – 6)

Q8) Let N= 553 + 173 – 723, then N is divisible by

a)   Both 7 and 13     b) both 3 and 13    c) both 7 and 17   d) both 3 and 17

Ans. d) both 3 and 17

Q9) Convert  the number 1982 from base 10 to base 12.The result is

a)   1182      b) 1912     c) 1192    d) 1292

Ans. c) 1192

Q10) What are the last two digits of 72008?

a)   21           b) 61            c) 01          d) 41

Ans. c) 01


Q11) The rightmost non-zero digits of number 302720 is

a)1        b) 3        c) 7      d) 9

Ans. a) 1

Q12) A can complete a piece of work in 12 days and B is 60 % more efficient than A. In how many days B will complete the same work?

a)   4 days      b) 5 days     c) 7.5 days   d) 9 days

Ans. c) 7.5 days

Q13)  P and Q are positive integers where √PQ = 8.Which of the following cannot be the value of (P+Q) ?

a)   65          b) 35        c) 20        d) 16

Ans. b) 35

Q14) A sphere of radius 4cm is carved from a homogenous sphere of radius 8 cm and mass 160 kg. The mass of the smaller sphere is ?

a)   80g      b) 60g       c) 40g     d) 20g

Ans. 20g

Q15) 40 men can complete a work in 20 days. In how many days 50 men can complete it?

a)   12 days         b)   15 days    c) 16 days   d) 20 days

Ans. c) 16 days

Q16) A five figure number is formed by the digits 0,1,2,3,4 without repetition. Then the probability that the number formed is divisible by 4 is?

a)   3/15        b) 5/16     c) 7/16    d) 9/16

Ans. b) 5/16

Q17) A bag contains 8 white and 6 red balls. The probability of drawing two balls of the same color is

a)43/88     b) 43/91     c) 43/93      d) none of these

Ans. b) 43/91

 Q18) Let f be a twice differentiable function on R. Given that f”(x) > 0, for all (x) € R,

a)   f(x) = 0 has exactly two solutions on R.
b)   f(x) = 0 has a positive solution if f(0) =0 and f’(0) =0.
c)   f(x) =0 has no positive solution if f(0) =0 and f’(0) > 0.
d)   f(x) = 0 has no positive solution if f(0) = 0 and f’(0) < 0.

Ans. c)

Q19) Which of the following real- valued functions on (0,1) is uniformly continuous ?

a)   f(x) = 1/x         b) f(x) = (sin x)/x      c) f(x) = sin (1/x)     d) f(x) =  (cos x)/x

Ans. b)

Q20) Let X be a metric space and A ⊆X ,be a connected set with at least two distinct points. Then the number of distinct points in A is

a)   2              b) more than 2, but finite              c) count ably infinite              d)uncountable

Ans. d)

Q21)  The number of words that can be formed by permuting the letters of ‘MATHEMATICS’ is

a)   5040      b)  4989600      c)11!       d) 8!

Ans. b)

Q22) The number of positive divisors of 50,000 is

a)   20     b)30      c) 40     d) 50

Ans. b)


Q23) Let A , B be n × n real matrices. Which of the following statement is correct?

a)   rank (A+B) = rank A  + rank B.
b)   rank (A+B) ≤ rank A + rank B.
c)   rank (A+B)= min{rank(A) , rank(B)}.
d)   rank(A+B)= max{rank(A), rank(B)}.

Ans. b)

Q24) Let fn (x) = { 1 – nx        for x € [0, 1/n]

0        for x € [1/n , 1]

a)   limn→∞f(x)defines a continuous function on [0,1].
b)   limn→∞f(x)= 0 for all x € [0,1].
c)   f(x) converges uniformly on [0,1].
d)   limn→∞f(x) exists for all x € [0,1].

Ans. d)

Q25) The number 2 e ix  is

a)   a rational number
b)   a transcendental number
c)   an irrational number
d)   an imaginary number

Ans. c)

Q26) The last digit of (38)2011 is

a)   6    b) 4    c) 2      d) 8

Ans. b)

Q27) Let M = {( a1 + a2 + a3) : a1 € {1,2,3,4}, a1 +a2 + a3 = 6}.Then the number of elements in M is

a)   8        b) 9          c)10        d)12

Ans. c)

Q28) The dimension of the vector space of all symmetric matrices A of order n×n ( n ≥2) with real entries, a11=0 and trace zero is

a)   (n2 +n -4)/2        b) (n2-n+4)/2      c) (n2+n-3)/2      d) (n2-n+3)/2

Ans. a)

Q29) Let an =sinΠ/n .For the sequence a1 the supremum is

a)0 and it is attained
b) 0 and it is not attained
c)1 and it is attained
d) 1 and it is not attained  

Ans. c)

Q30) Consider the ordinary differential equation:

       dx/dt=λy ;t> 0
and Euler scheme with step size h
    ( yn-1 – yn)/h = λYn ; n>1
Y0 = 1

Which of the following is necessarily true for Y1 which approximates Y(h)=e λh ?

a)    Y1 is a polynomial approximation.
b)   Y1 is a rational function application.
c)   Y1 is a trigonometric function approximation.
d)   Y1 is a truncation of finite series.

Ans. a)

Q31) Let X be a binomial random variable with parameters [11,1/3]. At which values of k is P(x=k) is maximized?

a)   2       b) 3      c) 4       d) 5

Ans. b)

Q32) Let X1, X2 ,………..Xn, n≥3 be a random sample from uniform (θ-5, θ-3).Let X(1) and  X(n) denote the smallest and largest of the sample values. Then which of the following are always true?

a)(X(1) , X(n)) is a complete sufficient for θ.
b) X1 +X2-2X3 is an ancillary statistic.
c) X(n) +3 is unbiased for θ.
d) X(1)+5 is consistent for θ.

Ans. b) and d)

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