TANCET MBA 2014 Quantitative Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning or Mathematics section in 2014 had 20 questions. Many of the aptitude questions were relatively easy and a student who would have prepared seriously for the TANCET should have got 12 to 14 marks in this section if he or she allotted about 30 minutes to this section in the test. These questions appeared as the 41st to the 60th question in the TANCET test.
Few of the questions were best left untouched  only the examiner knew with what intention those questions were asked  question 54 (14th in the sequence in this web page) is a case in point.
Please note that the level of difficulty suggested for any question has been mentioned keeping an average TANCET test taker. If you are preparing for a different exam, the difficulty levels of quite a few questions could differ.

Q41. The continued ratio of Rs.200, Rs.400 and Rs.600 is
 2 : 4
 4 : 6
 6 : 2
 2 : 4 : 6
 4 : 6 : 2
Concept: Ratio Proportion

Q42. What is the value of x if \10 \over 3\\) : x :: \5 \over 2 \\) : \5 \over 4\\)?
 2
 8
 \5 \over 3\\)
 \10 \over 3\\)
 \5 \over 4\\)
Concept: Ratio Proportion

Q43. The value of 6ab^{2}c^{3} * 4b^{2}c^{3}d is
 6a
 4b
 24ad
 4d
 0
Concept: Indices

Q44. Find the value of k if \\sqrt 9^{7}\\) * \\sqrt 3^{5} \\) = \3^k \\)
 3
 \12 \over 2\\)
 \19 \over 2\\)
 5
 7
Concept: Indices, Irrational numbers

Q45. Find the logarithm of 5832 to the base \3 \\) \\sqrt 2\\)
 3
 5
 28
 6
 22
Concept: Logarithm

Q46. Find the value of y if \\ \left\{y + 11 \over 6 \right\}  \left\{y + 1 \over 9 \right\} = \left\{y + 7 \over 4 \right\}\\)
 6
 \{1} \over 7 \\)
 \1 \over 6 \\)
 \3 \over 4 \\)
 0
Concept: Equations

Q47. If the sum of two numbers is 52 and their difference is 2, the numbers are
 17 and 15
 12 and 10
 27 and 25
 50 and 52
 49 and 3
Concept: Equations

Q48. What are the values of x and y if 3x + 2y + 17 = 0 and 5x  6y  9 = 0?
 3 and 4
 5 and 6
 3 and 2
 3 and 5
 4 and 5
Concept: Equations

Q49. The equation of the straight line passing through the points (5, 2) and (6, 4) is
 11x + 6y + 8 = 0
 x + y + 4 = 0
 6x + 11y + 8 = 0
 x + y + 20 = 0
 8x + 11y + 6 = 0
Concept: Coordinate Geometry

Q50. In how many different ways a club with 10 members can select a President, Secretary and Treasurer if no member can hold two offices and each member is eligible for any office?
 520
 720
 2200
 120
 780
Concept: Permutation

Q51. There are 7 men and 3 ladies. Find the number of ways in which a committee of 6 can be formed if the committee is to include at least two ladies?
 140
 105
 35
 24
 52
Concept: Permutation Combination

Q52. The 20th term of the progression 1, 4, 7, 10, .... is
 58
 52
 50
 60
 70
Concept: Progressions  AP

Q53. Evaluate \lim_{x\rightarrow 2} \left\{ {x^2 + 2x  1} \over \sqrt {x^2 + 2} \right\} \\)
 21
 14
 \7 \over {\sqrt 6} \\)
 \7 \over 3\\)
 \\sqrt 6 \over 7 \\)
Concept: Functions, Limits

Q54. The correlation between shoe size and intelligence is
 zero
 positive
 negative
 one
 none of the above

Q55.The sum of the deviations of the observations 15, 20, 25 from their arithmetic mean is
 0
 5
 10
 5
 20
Concept: Statistics

Q56. In a business venture profit and loss are expected to be Rs.50,000 and Rs.20,000 respectively. From past experience, the probability of earning profit is 0.75 and incurring loss is 0.25. What is the expected profit?
 Rs.50,000
 Rs.20,000
 Rs.32,500
 Rs.40,000
 Rs.30,000
Concept: Number Properties

Q57. The headlight of a motorcycle is a parabolic reflector of diameter 12 cm and depth 4 cm. What is the position of the bulb on the axis of the reflector for the effective functioning of the headlight?
 3 cm
 4 cm
 2.25 cm
 5 cm
 1 cm
Concept: Mensuration  Parabola

Q58. What is the area of the region bounded by y = 2x + 4, y = 1, y = 3 and yaxis?
 2 sq units
 4 sq units
 2.5 sq units
 5 sq units
 3 sq units
Concept: Cogeo Mensuration

Q59. The total lifetime of 5 years old dog is a random variable whose cumulative distribution function is given by $$ F(x)= \left\{\eqalign{ 0, \mkern12mu for \mkern10mu x \le 5 \\ 1  {25 \over x^2}, \mkern12mu for \mkern10mu x \gt 5}\right\} $$
What is the probability that the dog will live anywhere between 12 to 15 years?
 0.05
 0.0625
 0.7
 0.01
 0.02
Concept: Probability

Q60. The radius of a sphere was measured and found to be 21 cm with a permissible error in measurement of at the most 0.05 cm. What is the maximum error in using this value of the radius to compute the volume of the sphere?
 100 cm^{3}
 277 cm^{3}
 300 cm^{3}
 714 cm^{3}
 350 cm^{3}
Concept: Mensuration
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