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5 teams A, B, C, D, and E participate in a tournament where they have to perform 5 embarrassing tasks like preparing for CAT and XAT. The tasks are numbered from 1 to 5. Each tasks has an interesting points’ scheme – the team finishing the task first receives 50 points, the team finishing second receives 40 points, third one gets 30 points, 4th placed team receives 20 points and the one that finishes last receives 10 points. If a team does not finish the task in the stipulated 60 minutes, it gets 0 points. Further, for every minute ‘saved’, a team gets an additional point. As in, if a team finishes second and finishes the task in 53 minutes, the team will get 40 + 7 = 47 points.
Thankfully, all teams finished all tasks within the stipulated 60 minutes.
The times taken by the teams to finish the tasks are given in the table provided below, with some numbers being omitted.
We know that team D won the overall championship with an overall score of 286 points, while team B ended last with an overall score of 178 points. It is known that a total of 254 points were scored in game 1. Game 3 was the toughest where only a total number of 193 points were scored. Total number of points scored is 1126.
How many minutes does C take for game 1?
How many minutes does A take for game 4?
How many minutes does B take for game 2?
How many minutes does D take for game 5?
What is the total number of points scored by A?
The Questions that follow, are from actual XAT papers. If you wish to take them separately or plan to solve actual XAT papers at a later point in time, It would be a good idea to stop here.
Read the information given below and answer the 3 associated questions.
During 2015-2019, the revenues of four companies P-S were as follows:
YEAR | P | Q | R | S |
---|---|---|---|---|
2015 | 150 | 125 | 150 | 100 |
2016 | 175 | 140 | 160 | 120 |
2017 | 200 | 180 | 180 | 140 |
2018 | 250 | 210 | 200 | 170 |
2019 | 250 | 220 | 240 | 180 |
Which of the given companies has seen the highest year-on-year growth (inpercentage) in any single year during this five-year period?
It was discovered later that one of the companies misreported its revenue of one of the years. If the misreported revenue is replaced by the correct revenue, the revenues of that company over the five-year period will be in an arithmetic progression. The company that misreported its revenue was
During the period from 2014 to 2015, the revenue increased by 25% for three of the companies and by 50% for the remaining company. The total increase in revenue, for all four companies put together, was Rs. 125 lakhs.
Which of the following CANNOT be true?
Given below is the time table for a trans-continental train that cuts across several time zones. All timings are in local time in the respective cities. The average speed of the train between any two cities is the same in both directions.
Which of the following pairs of cities are in the same time zone?
What is the total time taken in minutes by the train to go from Zut to Raz?
What time is it at Yag when it is 12:00 noon at Sab?
Six teams are playing in a hockey tournament where each team is playing against every other team exactly once. At an intermediate stage, the status is as follows:
Teams | No. of matches played |
No. of matches won |
No. of matches lost |
No. of matches drawn |
Goals scored by the team |
Goals conceded by the team |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
Team A | 2 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 5 | 1 |
Team B | 2 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 5 | 1 |
Team C | 2 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 |
Team D | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 1 | 1 |
Team E | 2 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 1 | 4 |
Team F | 2 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 7 |
Notes:
1. The team that scores more goals than it concedes wins the match, while if both the teams score the same no. of goals, the match is declared drawn.
2. In a match played between Team X and Team Y , if team Xscores 1 and concedes none, then the score line would read: Team X-Team Y (1-0).
Which of the following matches are yet to be played?
Which of the following score line is a possible outcome in the tournament?/p>
Which of the following score line is not a possible outcome in the tournament?
The Questions that follow, are from actual IPMAT papers. If you wish to take them separately or plan to solve actual IPMAT papers at a later point in time, It would be a good idea to stop here.
The table below represents the buy and sell prices of five stocks during the five trading days of a given week. The quoted sell price is the price at which an investor can sell a stock in the market. The quoted buy price is the price at which an investor can buy a stock from the market. All the quoted numbers are in Indian Rupees.
Day | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | |||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
Quote | Sell | Buy | Sell | Buy | Sell | Buy | Sell | Buy | Sell | Buy |
Dabur | 460 | 462 | 455 | 458 | 432 | 433 | 444 | 447 | 461 | 462 |
Marico | 345 | 346 | 335 | 336 | 365 | 368 | 372 | 375 | 372 | 374 |
HUL | 1931 | 1933 | 1952 | 1955 | 1979 | 1981 | 2044 | 2048 | 1966 | 1969 |
ITC | 237 | 238 | 238 | 239 | 246 | 251 | 221 | 225 | 253 | 256 |
Britannia | 3044 | 3046 | 3100 | 3101 | 3110 | 3115 | 3025 | 3027 | 3140 | 3144 |
If an investor had Rs 36,00,000 to invest in any particular single stock, and she could buy the stock only on Monday and sell it off only on Fridav. then the stock she should buy on Monday to earn the maximum possible profit during the week is
If an investor planned to invest Rs 36,00,000 in purchasing the stocks of HUL on Monday, sell them off on Wednesday and use the entire proceeds to purchase the stocks of Britannia on the same day and sell them off again on Friday, then the total investment return during the week would be
The difference between the quoted buy and sell price of a stock is referred to as the spread of the stock. The average spread of the stocks is lowest on
A brokerage firm charges 0.1 percent trading commission on the value of shares bought or sold through its trading platform. If an investor bought 1000 shares of Britannia on Tuesday, and sold all of them on Thursday, then the total brokerage fee that will be charged from the investor is
If you had decided to invest Rs.36,00,000 worth of ITC stocks on Monday, then the day of the week you should choose to sell the stocks to earn the maximum possible profit would be
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