MAH MCA CET Sample Question Paper

A sample question paper with answers is given in this section to help you understand the kind of questions that you can expect in your entrance exam.

General Aptitude

1.) A bag contains red and blue marbles totaling between 50 and 100 in number. If two marbles are drawn at random, the chances of them both being red are 25%. One third of the marbles are picked from the bag, at random, and thrown away. If one marble is now drawn at random from the bag, what is the probability (in percentage) of it being blue?

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(a) 11 (b) 25 (c) 33 (d) 50

2.) Consider the following equation: log 13.25 + 5 log 2 + 3 log 3 + log 12 = log 53 + log 8 + log 27 + X

The value of X is…..

(a) 4 log 26.5 (b) log 12 (c) log 36 (d) 27

3.) Chetan, Bhushan and Shailu start running at the same time from the same point on a circular track of 70 meters radius. Chetan and Bhushan run clockwise and Shailu runs counter clockwise. If Chetan meets Shailu every 66 seconds and Bhushan meets Shailu every 110 seconds, how frequently (in seconds) will Chetan meet Bhushan?

(a) 165 (b) 176 (c) 330 (d) 44

4.) What is the probability that the product of two consecutive non-negative integers will be a number ending with 0.

(a) 0.2 (b) 0.25 (c) 0.3 (d) 0.4

5.) What is the maximum number of points in space that can be equidistant from each other?

(a) 3 (b) 4 (c) 5 (d) 6

Answers to Sample Questions

1. (d) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) 5. (a)

Computer Concept

1.) Starting with the slowest, rank the following in increasing order of speed.

(a) Cache, Main memory, Hard Disk, CD-ROM
(b) CD-ROM, Hard Disk, Main memory, Cache
(c) Cache, Hard Disk, Main memory, CD-ROM
(d) CD-ROM, Main memory, Hard Disk, Cache

2.) Which is the MOST basic function of an Operating System?

(a) Providing a database management system.
(b) Providing a graphical software development environment.
(c) Providing backward compatibility with older processors.
(d) Providing an efficient virtual machine abstraction.

3.) Which of the following is a characteristic of a data type in programming languages?

(a) its structure (the way it is stored)
(b) its behaviour (the operations it supports)
(c) number of bytes required to store a variable of that type
(d) none of the above

4.) Suppose a system has been evolved, called the ternary system, by creatures having only 3 fingers. Numbers in this system are written down, using the digits 0, 1, and 2, with 2>1>0.

What will be the binary equivalent of 222 in this system?
(a) 101010 (b) 11000 (c) 10110 (d) 11010

5.) Consider the following program segment:
i = 6720; j = 4;
while ( (i % j) = = 0){
i = i / j;
j = j + 1;

What will be the value of j on termination of the segment?
(a) 4 (b) 8 (c) 9 (d) 6720

Answers to Sample Questions

1. (b) 2. (d) 3. (a) 4. (d) 5. (c)

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