# MAT 2009 Paper Part - 3

Total Questions:22 Total Time: 60 Min

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## Questions 1 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the informa­tion below to answer these questions. Following are the conditions for allotment of flats built by the Town Council in the newly developed area of Gurgaon city. The applicant must: (1) produce domicile certificate of the State. (2) be employed or self-employed in Gurgaon for a minimum of 5 years. (3) be ready to pay the entire amount in 5 years period. (4) not be owner or co-owner (if spouse is owner) of residential accommodation in the city limits of Gurgaon. (5) not be less than 35 years of age as on December 31,1996. The case of an applicant who satisfies all the other criteria except. (6) at (1) above, be referred to the President of Town Council. (7) at (2) above, but is ready to produce ration card for last five years, be referred to Vice-Chairman of the House Allotment Committee. (8) at (3) above, but is freedom-fighter or ex-serviceman or first relation i.e., son/daughter/ husband/wife of freedom fighter/ex-service­man, be referred to the Chairman of House Allotment Committee who can give conce­ssion for payment up to 15 years in such cases. The last date for receipt of application was December 31, 1996. Conditions set out in terms of age or duration of stay are to be fulfilled as on December 31,1996. Based on these criteria and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything. The cases are given to you as on IT 1997.

Question:Manmohan is a 38 years old senior clerk in the local builder's office in Gurgaon. He has put in service of 13 years but still does not own a hourse. He has produced domicile certificate and is ready to pay the entire amount in 8 years. He is the nephew of freedom fighter Kishanlal who stays in the nearby village.

### Answers Choices:

Do not allot flat

Refer to Vice-Chairman

Allot flat

Refer to Chiarman

## Questions 2 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the informa­tion below to answer these questions. Following are the conditions for allotment of flats built by the Town Council in the newly developed area of Gurgaon city. The applicant must: (1) produce domicile certificate of the State. (2) be employed or self-employed in Gurgaon for a minimum of 5 years. (3) be ready to pay the entire amount in 5 years period. (4) not be owner or co-owner (if spouse is owner) of residential accommodation in the city limits of Gurgaon. (5) not be less than 35 years of age as on December 31,1996. The case of an applicant who satisfies all the other criteria except. (6) at (1) above, be referred to the President of Town Council. (7) at (2) above, but is ready to produce ration card for last five years, be referred to Vice-Chairman of the House Allotment Committee. (8) at (3) above, but is freedom-fighter or ex-serviceman or first relation i.e., son/daughter/ husband/wife of freedom fighter/ex-service­man, be referred to the Chairman of House Allotment Committee who can give conce­ssion for payment up to 15 years in such cases. The last date for receipt of application was December 31, 1996. Conditions set out in terms of age or duration of stay are to be fulfilled as on December 31,1996. Based on these criteria and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything. The cases are given to you as on IT 1997.

Question:Ms. Uma Santosh is daughter of a renowned freedom fighter from another State. She is domiciled in the State and employed in the Town Council of Gurgaon for the last 6 years. She can pay the entire amount in 5 years. She has completed 34 years as on December 10, 1994. She does not own a house in Gurgaon.

### Answers Choices:

Do not allot flat

Refer to Chairman

Refer to President

Allot flat

## Questions 3 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the informa­tion below to answer these questions. Following are the conditions for allotment of flats built by the Town Council in the newly developed area of Gurgaon city. The applicant must: (1) produce domicile certificate of the State. (2) be employed or self-employed in Gurgaon for a minimum of 5 years. (3) be ready to pay the entire amount in 5 years period. (4) not be owner or co-owner (if spouse is owner) of residential accommodation in the city limits of Gurgaon. (5) not be less than 35 years of age as on December 31,1996. The case of an applicant who satisfies all the other criteria except. (6) at (1) above, be referred to the President of Town Council. (7) at (2) above, but is ready to produce ration card for last five years, be referred to Vice-Chairman of the House Allotment Committee. (8) at (3) above, but is freedom-fighter or ex-serviceman or first relation i.e., son/daughter/ husband/wife of freedom fighter/ex-service­man, be referred to the Chairman of House Allotment Committee who can give conce­ssion for payment up to 15 years in such cases. The last date for receipt of application was December 31, 1996. Conditions set out in terms of age or duration of stay are to be fulfilled as on December 31,1996. Based on these criteria and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything. The cases are given to you as on IT 1997.

Question:Ms. Mahima Gupta, domiciled in the State, a married woman of 36 years who has been running a beauty parlour in the city since 4th March 1992. Her husband is employed in a nearby city but both of them do not own a house in Gurgoan. She can pay the entire amount in 5 years.

### Answers Choices:

Refer to Chairman

Do not allot flat

Allot flat

Refer to Vice-Chairman

## Questions 4 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the informa­tion below to answer these questions. Following are the conditions for allotment of flats built by the Town Council in the newly developed area of Gurgaon city. The applicant must: (1) produce domicile certificate of the State. (2) be employed or self-employed in Gurgaon for a minimum of 5 years. (3) be ready to pay the entire amount in 5 years period. (4) not be owner or co-owner (if spouse is owner) of residential accommodation in the city limits of Gurgaon. (5) not be less than 35 years of age as on December 31,1996. The case of an applicant who satisfies all the other criteria except. (6) at (1) above, be referred to the President of Town Council. (7) at (2) above, but is ready to produce ration card for last five years, be referred to Vice-Chairman of the House Allotment Committee. (8) at (3) above, but is freedom-fighter or ex-serviceman or first relation i.e., son/daughter/ husband/wife of freedom fighter/ex-service­man, be referred to the Chairman of House Allotment Committee who can give conce­ssion for payment up to 15 years in such cases. The last date for receipt of application was December 31, 1996. Conditions set out in terms of age or duration of stay are to be fulfilled as on December 31,1996. Based on these criteria and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. You are not to assume anything. The cases are given to you as on IT 1997.

Question:Yusuf Khan is an ex-serviceman who is a native of Gurgaon. He stays in a rented house and is working as security officer in a factory for the last two years after his retirement from the army at the age of 35 years. He has a ration card issued to him recently. He is ready to pay the entire amount in 5 years.

### Answers Choices:

Do not allot flat

Allot flat

Data inadequate

Refer to President

## Questions 5 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammer, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

Question:In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

### Answers Choices:

He will not pay unless he is compelled.

He will not pay unless he will be compelled.

He will not pay unless he is not compelled.

He will not pay till he is compelled.

## Questions 6 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammer, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

Question:In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

### Answers Choices:

If you would heed the small details, the general plans would have succeeded.

If you pay heed to the small details, the general plans will surely succeed.

If you will pay heed to the small details, the general plans will surely succeed.

If you heeded to the small details, the general plans would surely succeed.

## Questions 7 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammer, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

Question:In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

### Answers Choices:

Having not to wake his father, he came in quickly.

He entered in quickly, so as not to wake his father.

He came in too quickly to avoid waking his father.

He came in very quickly so that he might avoid waking his father.

## Questions 8 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammer, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

Question:In each of the following questions, some sentences are given which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

### Answers Choices:

With a frown on his face, the teacher asked the student to leave the room.

The teacher asked with a frown on his face the student to leave the room.

The teacher asked the student with a frown on his face, to leave the room.

The teacher asked the student to leave the room with a frown on his face.

## Questions 9 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Question:The instruction manual that came with the computer is no masterpiece of ...................... prose because its instructions are so.................. that we still do not know how to set up the computer.

### Answers Choices:

worthless, clear

valuable, intelligent

clear, garbled

confused, varied

## Questions 10 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Question:As many students know, a/an................response, if skilfully worded, can imply at least a superficial................of knowledge about the subject.

### Answers Choices:

inarticulate, piece

garbled, ignorance

ambiguous, veneer

elegant, lack

## Questions 11 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Question:Being a bit hesitant about.....................the man as the complete fraud he suspected him to be. Bill chose to attack the weaker points of his theory, ................ them one-by-one.

### Answers Choices:

castigating, strengthening

ridiculing, proving

denouncing, debunking

mocking, destroying

## Questions 12 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Question:Confused and....................Shyam fumbled to make sense of seemingly inconsistent statements,................ the impatience of his listeners.

### Answers Choices:

philosophical, overlooking

muddled, aware of

prostrate, listening to

incoherent, oblivious to

## Questions 13 of 22

Question:A boat travels upstream from Q to P and downstream from P to Q in 3 hours. If the distance between P to Q is 4 km and the speed of the current is 1 km/hr, then what is the speed of the boat in still water ?

2.5 km/hr

5.2 km/hr

4.5 km/hr

3 km/hr

## Questions 14 of 22

Question:On a river, B is intermediate to and equidistant from A and C. If a boat can go from A to B and back in 5 hrs 15 min and from A to C in 7 hrs, it would go from C to A in-

2 hrs 20 min

3 hrs 45 min

3 hrs 30 min

2 hrs 55 min

## Questions 15 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the following graphs to answer these questions.

Question:During 2005-06, in how many states (not counting those categorized as "Others") did the outlay per project decline '.' Assume there is no change in total project outlay.

3

2

1

4

## Questions 16 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the following graphs to answer these questions.

Question:If in 2005-06, the total project outlay increased by 20 percent, find the percentage increase in MP's outlay.

50%

25%

20%

80%

## Questions 17 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the following graphs to answer these questions.

Question:If in 2005-06, the total project outlay increased by Rs.200 crore and that of UP remained unchanged, find the total project outlay in 2004-05, in Rs. crore.

350

320

600

420

## Questions 18 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Study the following graphs to answer these questions.

Question:If in 2005-06, the total project outlay of Gujarat increased by 'x' per cent, find the per cent increase in the total outlay.

(100-4x)/5

(5x-100)/4

(100-5x)/4

(4x-100)/5

## Questions 19 of 22

Question:Patenting cost would constitute what percentage of the total cost for Alphonso Superior ?

6%

4%

12%

8%

## Questions 20 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Mr. Keshri, the CEO of Keshri Foods Inc. is facing a vital business decision. His company has two exciting new inventions of mango varieties. The company has the option to go in for further development of either of these two varieties - Alphonso Superior and Langda Inferior. He estimates that the development cost of Alphonso Superior would be $750000, while Langda Inferior would cost$ 250000. The salaries of scientists would constitute 28% of the cost while the research equipment and development facilities would account for 39%, irrespective of the variety of mango developed. Patenting cost would be $30000 each while the rest of the budget would be accounted for by overheads. Mr. Keshri calculates that the country-wise patent license fees for Alphonso Superior would be$ 7500 per year per territory in a developed country and $2500 per year per territory in a underdeveloped country. The country-wise patent license fees in developed and underdeveloped countries for Langda Inferior would be$ 1250 per year per territory. The latest UN statistics showed that there were 150000 territories in the world which could be classified as developed territories and 250000 territories were underdeveloped territories.

6000

5000

400

600

## Questions 22 of 22

Directions to solve this question :

Mr. Keshri, the CEO of Keshri Foods Inc. is facing a vital business decision. His company has two exciting new inventions of mango varieties. The company has the option to go in for further development of either of these two varieties - Alphonso Superior and Langda Inferior. He estimates that the development cost of Alphonso Superior would be $750000, while Langda Inferior would cost$ 250000. The salaries of scientists would constitute 28% of the cost while the research equipment and development facilities would account for 39%, irrespective of the variety of mango developed. Patenting cost would be $30000 each while the rest of the budget would be accounted for by overheads. Mr. Keshri calculates that the country-wise patent license fees for Alphonso Superior would be$ 7500 per year per territory in a developed country and $2500 per year per territory in a underdeveloped country. The country-wise patent license fees in developed and underdeveloped countries for Langda Inferior would be$ 1250 per year per territory. The latest UN statistics showed that there were 150000 territories in the world which could be classified as developed territories and 250000 territories were underdeveloped territories.

Question:If the patenting cost for Langda Inferiror decreases by 35%, then what would be the patenting cost as a percentage of the total cost for developing Langada Inferior ? Assume that there is no change in the other components of cost-

7.80%

8.80%

6%

8.14%