**Question 1.**There are 5 girls and 7 boys. A team of 3 boys and 2 girls is to be formed such that no two specific boys are in the same team. Number of way to do so

a) 400

b) 250

c) 200

d) 300

Total number of teams = ^{7}C_{3}× ^{5}C_{2}

= 35×10 = 350

Let A, B be the specific boys.

Number of teams with these two boys in the same team = ^{5}C_{1} × ^{5}C_{2}

= 5×10 = 50

Required number of ways = 350-50 = 300

**Answer:**(d)

**Question 2.**The equation x

^{2}+2x+2 = 0 has roots α and β. Then value of α

^{15}+ β

^{15}is;

a) 512

b) 256

c) -512

d) -256

**Solution: **

(x+1)^{2} = -1 ⇒ x+1 = ±i

x = -1+I, -1-i

α = -1+I, β = -1-i

α = √2e^{i(3π/4)}, β = √2e^{i(-3π/4)}

α^{15}+ β^{15 }= (√2)^{15}(e^{i(45π/4)} + e^{i(-45π/4)})

= 2^{15/2}(2 cos(45π/4))

= 2^{15/2} (2×-1/√2)

= -2^{8}

= -256

**Answer:** (d)

**Question 3.**

a) 4/3

b) 2/3

c) 0

d) 8/3

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 4.**If x

^{2}≠ nπ+1, n ∈N, then

a)

b)

c)

d)

Let x^{2}-1 = t

2x dx = dt

x dx = dt/2

=

=

=

**Answer:** (c)

a) 9

b) 8

c) 19/2

d) 17/2

From (i), (ii) and (iii)

**Answer:** (c)

**Question 6.**If

then:

a) f (x) is discontinuous ∀ a ∈ R, b ∈ R

b) f (x) is continuous if a = 0 & b = 5

c) f (x) is continuous if a = 5 & b = 0

d) f (x) is continuous if a = -5 & b = 10

f(1^{–}) = f(1^{+})

a+b = 5 ..(i)

f(3^{+}) = f(3^{–})

b+15 = a+3b ..(ii)

f(5^{+}) = f(5^{–})

b + 25 = 30 … (iii)

From (iii), b = 5

From (i), a = 0 & from (ii), a = 5

f ( x) is discontinuous ∀a ∈R, b∈ R

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 7.**Average height and variance of 5 students in a class is 150 and 18 respectively. A new student whose height is 156 cm is added to the group. Find new variance.

a) 20

b) 22

c) 16

d) 14

Let 5 students are x_{1} , x_{2} , x_{3} , x_{4} , x_{5}

Given

Ʃx_{i }= 750 ..(i)

Height of new student = 156 (Let x_{6})

Now x_{1}+ x_{2}+ x_{3}+x_{4} +x_{5}+x_{6} = 750+156

Variance (new) =

= [(x_{1}^{2} + x_{2}^{2}+ x_{3}^{2}+ x_{4}^{2}+ x_{5}^{2}+ x_{6}^{2})/6]-(151)^{2}

From equation (2) and (3)

Var_{(new)} = [112590+(156)^{2}/6] – (151)^{2}

= 22821 – 22801

= 20

**Answer: **(a)

**Question 8.**a,b,c are in G.P. a+b+c = bx , then x cannot be;

a) 2

b) -2

c) 3

d) 4

Let the terms of G.P be a/r, a, ar

(a/r) + a+ar = ax

x = r+(1/r)+1

But r+(1/r) ≥ 2

Or r+(1/r) ≤ -2 ( using A.M,G.M inequality )

x-1 ) ≥ 2 or x-1 ≤ -2

x ≥ 3 or x ≤ -1

So x cannot be 2.

**Answer: **(a)

**Question 9.**{2

^{403}/15} = k/15 then find k. (where {.} denotes fractional part function).

a) 2

b) 8

c) 1

d) 4

**Solution:**

2^{4} ≡ 1 (mod 15)

2^{400} ≡ 1 (mod 15)

2^{403} ≡ 8(mod 15)

{2^{403}/15} = 8/15

k = 15

**Answer: **(b)

**Question 10.**

a) 1/4√2

b) 1/2√2

c) 1/2√2(1+√2)

d) does not exist

Rationalising numerator,

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 11.**There is a parabola having axis as x-axis, vertex is at a distance of 2 unit from origin & focus is at (4, 0). Which of the following point does not lie on the parabola.

a) (6, 8)

b) (5, 2√6)

c) (8, 4√3)

d) (4,-4)

The equation of parabola is y^{2} = 8(x-2)

(6,8) does not lie on this curve.

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 12.**Find sum of all possible values of θ in the interval (-π/2, π) for which

a) π/3

b) π

c) 2π/3

d) π/2

=

For z to be purely imaginary, Re(z) = 0

i.e

sin^{2 }θ = 3/4

As θ∈ (-π/2,π ) = ±π/3, 2π/3

Sum of all values of θ = 2π/3

**Answer: **(c)

**Question 13.**Let A =

^{-50}at θ = π/12.

a)

b)

c)

d)

A =

A is a rotation matrix.

A^{n} =

_{A}^{-50} =

A^{-50 }at θ= π/2 is

=

**Answer:** (b)

**Question 14.**If (A⊕B)∧(∼ A⊝ B)

=

a)

b)

c)

d)

By inspection ⊕ represents ∧ and ⊝ represents ∨

A |
B |
A∧B |
~A |
~A∨B |
(A∧B)∧ (~A∨B) |

T |
T |
T |
F |
T |
T |

T |
F |
F |
F |
F |
F |

F |
T |
F |
T |
T |
F |

F |
F |
F |
T |
T |
F |

(A∧B)∧(~A∨B)≡ A∧B

**Answer: **(a)

**Question 15.**If y (x) is solution of x(dy/dx) +2y = x

^{2}, y(1) = 1, then value of y(1/2)

a) -49/16

b) 49/16

c) 45/8

d) -45/8

x(dy/dx) + 2y = x^{2}

(dy/dx) + 2y/x = x

This is linear differential equation.

I.F =e ^{∫(2/x)dx} = e^{2 log x} = x^{2}

solution is x^{2}y = ∫x^{3} dx

x^{2}y = (x^{4}/4) + c

y(1) = 1 c = ¾

at x = 1/2 (¼)y = (1/64) +(3/4)

y = 49/16.

**Answer: **(b)

**Question 16.**From a well shuffled deck of cards, 2 cards are drawn with replacement. If x represent numbers of times ace coming, then value of P(x = 1) + P(x = 2) is;

a) 25/169

b) 24/169

c) 49/169

d) 23/169

P(x = 1) = ^{2}C_{1}×(4/52)×(48/52) = 24/169

P(x = 2) = ^{2}C_{2}×(4/52)^{2}= 1/169

P(x = 1) + P(x = 2) = 25/169

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 17.**If eccentricity of the hyperbola

a) (3, ∞)

b) (1, 3/ 2)

c) (2, 3)

d) (-3, -2)

For hyperbola, e^{2} = 1+(b^{2}/a^{2})

= 1+tan^{2} θ

= sec^{2}θ

e>2 ⇒ sec θ > 2

∈(π/3, π/2)

Length of latus rectum =2b^{2}/a = 2 tan θ sin θ

= 2(>√3)(> √3/2)

> 3

**Answer** (a)

**Question 18.**If slant height of a right circular cone is 3 cm then the maximum volume of cone is

a) 2√3 πcm

^{3}

b) 4√3 πcm

^{3}

c) (2+√3) πcm

^{3}

d) (2-√3) πcm

^{3}

*l *= 3

r^{2} + h^{2} = 9

r^{2} = 9 -h^{2}

V = (1/3)πr^{2}h

= (1/3)πh(9 -h^{2})

V = 3πh – 1/3πh^{3}

For maximum volume, dv/dh = 0

3π – πh^{2} = 0

h^{2} = 3

h = √3

r^{2} = 6

Volume = (1/3)π (6)(√3) = 2√3 πcm^{3}

**Answer** (a)

**Question 19.**If cos

^{-1}(2/3x) + cos

^{-1}(3/4x) = π/2, x>3/4 then x =

a) √145/11

b) √145/12

c) √146/10

d) √146/11

cos^{-1} (2/3x) = π/2 – cos^{-1}(3/4x)

cos^{-1} (2/3x) = cos^{-1} (√(16x^{2}-9)/4x

2/3x = (√(16x^{2}-9)/4x

(√(16x^{2}-9) = 8/3

16x^{2}-9 = 64/9

x^{2} = 145/(9×16)

x = √145/12

**Answer:** (b)

**Question 20.**If px+qy+r = 0 represent a family of straight lines such that 3p+2q+4r = 0 then;

a) All lines are parallel

b) All lines are inconsistent

c) All lines are concurrent at (3/4, 1/2)

d) All lines are concurrent at (3,2)

Px+qy+r = 0 … (i)

3p+2q+4r = 0

(3p/4) +(q/2) +r = 0 ..(ii)

(i) and (ii) are identical.

x = 3/4 and y = 1/2.

**Answer:** (d)

**Question 21.**Consider the system of equations x+y+z = 1, 2x+3y+2z =1, 2x+3y+(a

^{2}-1)z = a+1 then

a) system has a unique solution for ǀaǀ = √3

b) system is inconsistence for ǀaǀ = √3

c) system is inconsistence for a = 4

d) system is inconsistence for a = 3

x + y + z = 1 … (i)

2x + 3y + 2z = 1 … (ii)

2x + 3y + (a^{2} −1)z = a +1 …(iii)

By observation, when a^{2}-1 = 2

LHS of (ii) & (iii) are same but RHS different

Hence a^{2} = 3 ⇒ ǀaǀ = √3

For ǀaǀ = √3, the system is inconsistent.

**Answer:** (b)

**Question 22.**The value of 3(cos θ – sin θ)

^{4}+ 6(sin θ + cos θ)

^{2}+4 sin

^{6}θ is, where θ∈ (π/4, π/2)

a) 13-4 cos

^{4}θ

b) 13-4 cos

^{6}θ

c) 13-4 cos

^{6}θ+2 sin

^{4}θ cos

^{2}θ

d) 13-4 cos

^{4}θ+2 sin

^{4}θ cos

^{2}θ

3(cos^{2} θ+ sin^{2 }θ -sin 2θ)^{2} +6(sin^{2 } θ+ cos^{2 }θ+ sin 2θ) +4sin^{6}θ

= 3(1+sin^{2} 2θ – 2sin 2θ)+6+6sin 2θ+4sin^{6}θ

= 9+3sin^{2} 2θ +4 sin^{6}θ

= 9+3(4 sin^{2}θ cos^{2}θ)+4(1-cos^{2}θ)^{3}

= 9+12 cos^{2}θ sin^{2}θ+4(1-cos^{6}θ-3 cos^{2}θ sin^{2}θ)

= 9+12 sin^{2}θ cos^{2}θ +4-4 cos^{6}θ-12 sin^{2}θ cos^{2}θ)

= 13 – 4 cos^{6}θ

**Answer: **(b)

**Question 23.**3 circles of radii a, b, c (a < b < c) touch each other externally and have x – axis as a common tangent then;

a) a, b, c are in A.P.

b) 1/√b = (1/√a) + (1/√c)

c) √a, √b, √c are in A.P.

d) (1/√c) + (1/√b) = (1/√a)

PQ +QR = PR

√(4ac) + √(4ab) = √(4bc)

Dividing with √(4abc)

(1/√b) + (1/√c) = (1/√a)

**Answer:** (a)

**Question 24.**If f(x) = 1/x, f

_{2}(x) = 1-x, f

_{3}(x) = 1/(1-x) then find J(x) such that f

_{2}oJof

_{1}(x) = f

_{3}(x)

a) f

_{1}(x)

b) (1/x) f

_{3}(x)

c) f

_{3}(x)

d) f

_{2}(x)

f_{2}(J(f_{1}(x))) = f_{3}(x)

f_{2}(J(1/x)) = 1/(1-x)

1-J(1/x) = 1/(1-x)

J(1/x) = 1-(1/(1-x)) = x/(x-1)

J(x) = 1/(1-x) = f_{3}(x)

**Answer:** (c)

**Question 25.**Find the equation of line through (−4,1,3) and parallel to the plane x + y + z = 3 while the line intersects another line whose equation is x + y – z = 0 = x + 2y -3z + 5;

a)

b)

c)

d)

Family of planes containing the line of intersection of planes is π_{1} +λπ_{2} = 0

i.e. (x +y -z) +λ(x +2y -3z +5) = 0

This is passing through (-4,1,3)

λ= -1

Hence the equation of plane is *y *-2*z *+ 5 = 0

Required line is lie in this plane and is parallel to *x *+ *y *+ *z *= 5

direction of required line =

=

Required line is

**Answer **(c)

**Question 26.**Consider the curves y = x

^{2}+2 and y = 10-x

^{2}. Let θ be the angle between both the curves at point of intersection, then find ǀtan θǀ

a) 8/15

b) 5/17

c) 3/17

d) 8/17

x^{2} +2 = 10-x^{2}

x = ±2 and y = 4

Point of intersection of curves = (±2, 4)

y = x^{2}+2; y = 10-x^{2}

(dy/dx) = 2x; (dy/dx) = -2x

(dy/dx) at (±2, 4) = ±4 = m_{1}; (dy/dx) at (±2, 4) = ±4 = m_{2}

ǀtan θǀ = ǀ8/(1-16)ǀ

= 8/15

**Answer **(a)

**Question 27.**A plane parallel to y-axis passing through line of intersection of planes x+y+z =1 and 2x+3y-z-4 = 0 which of the point lie on the plane.

a) (3,2,1)

b) (−3,0,1)

c) (−3,1,1)

d) (3,1,−1)

Required plane is π_{1}+ λπ_{2} = 0

(x+y+z-1)+λ(2x+3y-z-4) = 0

(1+2λ)x+(1+3λ)y+(1-λ)z-(1+4λ) = 0

This is parallel to y axis ⇒ λ = -1/3

Required plane is x+4z+1 = 0

By inspection, (3,1,-1) lie in this plane.

**Answer **(d)

**Question 28.**Find common tangent of the two curves y

^{2}= 4x and x

^{2}+y

^{2}-6x = 0.

a) y = (x/3)+3

b) y = (x/√3) -√3

c) y = (x/3)-3

d) y = (x/√3) +√3

Equation of tangent to the parabola y^{2} = 4x is y = mx+(1/m)

m^{2}x-my+1 = 0

This is also tangent to x^{2}+y^{2}-6x = 0.

i.e.,

9m^{4}+1+6m^{2} = 9m^{4}+9m^{2}

3m^{2} = 1

m = ±1/√3

The common tangent is y = ±((x/√3)+√3)

**Answer **(1)

**Question 29.**

The area bounded by the curve y = x^{2} -1, tangent to it at (2, 3) and y-axis is;

a) 2/3

b) 4/3

c) 8/3

d) 1

Equation of tangent at (2, 3) is

(y+3)/2 = 2x-1

y+3 = 4x-2

4x-y = 5

Required area = Ar(PAB) –

=

=

= 8-(16/3)

= 8/3

**Answer **(c)

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