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KCET 2015 TEST PAPER WITH ANSWER KEY


(HELD ON TUESDAY 12th MAY, 2015)
MATHEMATICS
1.

If a and b are the roots of x 2 - ax + b 2 = 0, then

5.

The shaded region shown in fig. is given by the


inequation

a2 + b 2 is equal to
(1) a 2 - 2b 2
(3) a 2 - b 2
Ans:
(1)

If the 2nd and 5th terms of G.P. are 24 and 3


respectively, then the sum of 1st six terms is
(1)

189
2

(2)

189
5

(3)

179
2

(4)

2
189

(1)

LL

Ans:

10

10 x
The middle term of expansion of +
x 10
(1)

C5

(3)

C5

(2)

(4)

10

3.

Ans:

If

x1

C5

2b x 2
2c x 3

y1

abc
y2 =
0,
then the area of the
2
y3

traingle whose vertices are

(1)

(3)
Ans:

1/6

1
abc
4

(2)

1
4

(4)

(4)

1
abc
8
1
8

(2) 14x + 5y 70

y 14 and x - y 5

(3) 14x + 5y 70

y 14 and x - y 5

(4) 14x + 5y 70

y 14 and x - y 5

(1)

~ [( -p ) q] is logically equivalent to
(1) p ( ~ q )

(2) p ( ~ q )

(3) ~ [p ( ~ q) ]

(4) ~ ( p q )

Ans:
(Bonus)
Note: In the question in place of (p) it should be

( ~ p)
7.

x1 y1 x 2 y 2 x 3 y3
, , , , , is
a a b b c c

y 14 and x - y 5

6.

C5

(5, 0)

(1) 14x + 5y 70

Ans:

(4)

2a

4.

(19, 14)

(0, 14)

(4) a 2 + b 2

EN

2.

(2) 2a 2 - b 2

2 2

-1
-1
The value of sin
+ sin 3 is equal to
3

(1)

p
6

(2)

p
2

(3)

p
4

(4)

2p
3

Ans:

(2)

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8.

x 2 y2
If the eccentricity of the hydperbola 2 - 2 = 1 is
a
b
5
and 2x + 3y - 6 = 0 is a focal chord of the
4
hyperbola, then the length of transverse axis is equal
to
(1)

(3)
Ans:

(2)

6
5

(4)

24
5
5
24

(2)

r
r
If a = i + 2 j + 2k, b = 5 and the angle between

p
r
r
a and b is 6 , then the area of the triangle formed
by these two vectors as two sides is

15
2

(3)

15
4

Ans:

(3)

(2) 15

LL

(1)

(4)

15 3
2

r r
r
rr r2
a.b = b and a - b = 7, then b =

(3)

(4) 21

2 9 2
, - , and a > 0 , then vector is
3 3 3
(1) 2i + j + 2k

(2) 2i - j + 2k

(3) i - 2 j + 2k

(4) i + 2 j + 2k

(Bonus)

9
Note: In the question in place of - it should be
3
-

2/6

a
3

(2)

x - 2 y - 3 z -1
=
=
-5
-4
3

(3)

x - 2 y - 3 z -1
=
=
5
4
3

(4)

x - 2 y - 3 z -1
=
=
4
3
2

Ans:
(2)
13. Foot of perpendicular drawn from the origin to the
plane 2x - 3y + 4z = 29 is

(1) (5, -1, 4)


(2) (2, -3, 4)
(3) (7, -1, 3)
(4) (5, -2, 3)
Ans:
(2)
14. If two dice are thrown simultaneously, then the
probability that the sum of the numbers which come
up on the dice to be more than 5 is ____
(1)

5
36

(2)

1
6

(3)

5
18

(4)

13
18

Ans:

(4)

(2) 14

Ans:
(3)
11. If direction cosines of a vector of magnitude 3 are

Ans:

x - 2 y - 3 z -1
=
=
-4
5
3

10. Let a = i - 2 j + 3k if b is a vector such that

(1) 7

(1)

EN

9.

12
5

12. Equation of line passing through the point (2,3,1) and


parallel to the line of intersection of the plane
x 2y z + 5 = 0 and x + y + 3z = 6 is

2
15. If y = f x + 2 and f ' (3) = 5, then

(1) 5
(3) 15
Ans:
(4)

dy
at x = 1 is
dx

(2) 25
(4) 10
2

dy
16. If x = a cos q, y = a sin q, then 1 +
is
dx
3

(1) tan q
(3) sec 2 q
Ans:
(3)

(2) tan 2 q
(4) 1

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17. Slope of Normal to the curve

p4

1
y = x 2 - 2 at ( -1, 0 ) is
x

1
(1)
4

(2) -

1
4

(1)

p
log 2
4

(2)

(3) 4

(4) - 4

(3)

p
log 2
8

(4) log 2

(1)

18.

(x

Ans:

1
4

+ 1)

3/ 4

dx is equal to

- (1 + x 4 )

1/ 4

(1)

- (1 + x 4 )

(2)

1/ 4

Ans:

+C

2x
(1)

- (1 + x 4 )

(4)

+C

x2

- (1 + x 4 )

3/ 4

+C

LL

(3)

x
, find
19. If f : R R is defined by f ( x ) = 2
x +1
f(f(2))

1
29

(3)

29
10

A
(1)

Ans:

(2)

10
29

(4) 29

(1) 1
(2) 0
(3) 2
(4) 3
Ans:
(Bonus)
Note: In the question Sign of Degree is Missing
21. A man takes a step forward with probability 0.4 and
one step backward with probability 0.6, then the
probability that at the end of eleven steps he is one
step away from the starting point is
(1)

11

C5 (0.48)

(2)

11

C6 (0.24)

(3)

11

C5 (0.12)5

(4)

11

C6 (0.72)6

(2)

(1) 2 sq. units


(2) 14 sq. units
(3) 12 sq. units
(4) 6 sq. units
Ans:
(3)
r
r
r
24. Let
a = i + 2 j + k, b = i - j + k and c = i + j - k, a
r
vector in the plane ar and b whose projection on rc is
1
is ______
3

(1) 3i + j - 3k

(2) 4i + j - 4k

(3) i + j - 2k

(4) 4i - j + 4k

Ans:
(4)
25. The mean deviation from the data 3,10,10,4,7,10,5 :
(1) 3
(2) 2
(3) 3.75
(4) 2.57
Ans:
(4)
26. The probability distribution of x is

(2)

cos15 sin15
20. Evaluate
sin 75 cos 75

Ans:

(3)

23. Area bound by y = x 3 , y = 8 and x = 0 is ___

1/ 4

+C

p
log 2
2

EN

Ans:

3/6

sin x + cos x
dx
cos x

log

22.

0.2

2k

find the value of k


(1) 0.2
(3) 0.4
Ans:
(1)

(2) 0.3
(4) 0.1

27. If the function g(x) is defined by


g(x) =

x 200 x199 x198


x2
+
+
+---+
+ x + 5, then g '(0) = ______
200 199 198
2

(1) 1
(3) 100
Ans:
(1)

(2) 200
(4) 5

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28. A box contains 6 red marbles numbers from 1 through
6 and 4 white marbles 12 through 15.Find the
probability that a marble drawn at random is white
and odd numbered.

1
5

(1) 5

(2)

(3) 6

1
(4)
6

Ans:

(4)

1
3

(3)

(4)

(2)
(4)

7
2

f (3.8) - f (4)
3.8 - 4

Ans:

4
7

3
7

LL

(3)

2
7

31. If f (x) = 2x 2 , Find


(1) 1.56
(3) 15.6
Ans:
(3)

(4)

1
cm / sec
p

(1)

sin 2 x
1 + cos x dx

35.

(2) x - sin x + C

(1)

1
4

(2) 4

(3)

-1
4

(4) 0

(4) cos x + C

1 + sin x

dx is
1 + cos x
x
2

Ans:
(3)
33. A balloon which always remains spherical is being
inflated by pumping in 10 cubic centimeters of gas
per second. Find the rate at which the radius of the
balloon is increasing when the radius is 15 cms.

x
2

x
(1) e tan + C

(2) tan + C

(3) e x + C
Ans:
(1)

(4) e x sin x + C

36. If 1, w, w 2 are three cube roots of unity, then

(1 - w + w )(1 + w - w )
2

(1) 1
(3) 3
Ans:
(4)
37. Solve for x

is
(2) 2
(4) 4

1- x 1
-1
tan -1
= tan x, x > 0
x
1
2
+

(2) 156
(4) 0.156

dy
c
32. If x = ct and y = , find
at t = 2.
t
dx

4/6

1
cm / sec
30p

(3) sin x + C
Ans:
(2)

3x - 8 if x 5
is continuous, find k.
30. f (x) =
2k if x > 5

(1)

(3)

EN

Ans:

1
cm / sec
9p

(1) x + sin x + C

(2) 3

1
2

(2)

34.

1 - cos x
29. lim
is _______
x 0
x2

(3)

1
cm / sec
90p

Ans:

(2)

(1) 2

(1)

(1)

(2)

(3) -1

(4)

1
3

Ans:
(4)
38. The system of linear equations

x + y + z = 6, x + 2 y + 3z = 10 and
x + 2 y + az = b has no solutions when___
(1) a = 2

b3

(2) a = 3

b 10

(3) b = 2

a=3

(4) b = 3

a 10

Ans:

(2)

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44. The function f ( x) = [ x] , where [x] denotes greatest

( )

0
0
39. The value of tan 1 + tan 89

1
(1) sin 10
( )

2
(2) sin 20
( )

( )

integer function in continuous at _______

( )

x3 + x

x2 + 1

1
1
co sec + cot -1 + sec -1 C = _________
A
B
-1

(3) 1

(4) 1.5

(4)

(1)

-4 x
1 - x4

(2)

4 x3
1 - x4

(3)

1
4 - x4

(4)

-4 x 3
4 - x4

EN

(2)

40. If

(2) 2

l - x2
, then dy is equal to _______
45. If y = log
l + x 2
dx

(4) sin 20

( x + 1) 2 = A + Bx + C , then

(1) 4

Ans:

(3) sin 10
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is______

Ans:
(1)
46. The two curves x3 3xy2 + 2 = 0 and
3x2y y3 = 2

(1) touch each other

5p
6

(2) 0

p
(3)
6
Ans:

(3) cut at angle

LL

(1)

p
(4)
2

(1)

41. The remainder obtained when 1!+ 2!+ 3!+ ... + 11! is
divided by 12 is ______
(1) 9
(2) 8
(3) 7
(4) 6
Ans:
(1)
42. If a 2sin -1 x + cos -1 x b , then

-p
(1) a =
2
(3) a = 0
Ans:

p
b=
2
b =p

-p
(2) a =
2
(4) a = 0

(3)

0 1
2
, then A equal to ___
1
0

43. If A =

0 1
0

(1)
1

1 0

0 1

(3)
Ans:

5/6

(3)

1 0

(2)

1 0

0 1

0 1

(4)

3p
b=
2

b = 2p

Ans:

p
3

(2) cut at right angle


(4) cut at angle

p
4

(2)

47. If x is real, then the minimum value of x 2 8x + 17


is ______
(1) 1

(2) 2

(3) 3

(4) 4

Ans:

(1)
p 4

dx
1 + cos 2 x is equal to
-p 4

48.

(1) 2

(2) 1

(3) 4

(4) 0

Ans:

(2)

49. The order of differential equation of all circles of given


radius a is ______
(1) 4

(2) 2

(3) 1

(4) 3

Ans:

(2)

50. The solution of differential equation x

dy
+ 2 y = x 2 is
dx

_____
(1) y =

x2 + C
4x2

(2) y =

x2
+C
4

(3) y =

x4 + C
x2

(4) y =

x4 + C
4x2

Ans:

(4)

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51. If sin x + sin y = and cos x + cos y = 1 , then
2

x2 + 6 x - 7
< 0 is
56. The solution set of the inequation
x+4

____

tan (x + y) = ______
8
(1)
3

(3)

Ans:

(1) (7, 1)

3
(2) 4

-8
3

(4)

(3)

Ans:

4
3

57.

(4)

a 2
52. If A = 2 a and A3 = 27 , then a = _____

(2) 2

(3) 7

(4) 5

(3)

53. If P =

(1) 3P + 1
(3) 3P

Ans:

x 1 1

dQ
and Q = 1 x 1 , then
= ____
dx
x
1 1 x

x 1

(4)

(2) 1 3P
(4) 3P

54. A line passes through (2, 2) and perpendicular in the


line 3x + y = 3 its y-intercepts is _____
1
3

(2)

2
3

(1)

(3)

Ans:

4
3

(4) 1

1
"x R , then
x

f is _____
(1) one-one

(2) onto

(3) bijective

(4) f is not defined

6/6

(4)

( -7, - 4) ( 4,1)

(3)
f ( x) =

1
p x
- tan - 1 < x < 1 and
2
2

g (x) =

(3 + 4 x - 4 x ) . Find domain of (f + g)
2

-1
(1) ,1
2

-1
(2) ,1
2

1 3
(3) - ,
2 2

(4) (1, 1)

Ans:

(1)

58. Write the set builder form A = {1, 1}


(1) A = {x : x is a real number}
(3) A = {x : x is a root of the equation x 2 = 1}
(4) A = {x : x is a root of the equation x2 + 1 = 0}

Ans:

(3)

59. If the operation is defined by a b = a2 + b2


for all real numbers a and b, then (2 3) 4 = ___
(1) 181

(2) 182

(3) 184

(4) 185

Ans:

(4)

60. If

(
Z=

(3)

55. Let f : R R be defined by f ( x ) =

Ans:

(4)

(2) A = {x : x is a integer}

LL

Ans:

( -7, - 4) ( -4,1)

EN

(1) 1

(2) (7, 4)

3+i

) (3i + 4)
3

( 8 + 6i) 2

, then Z is equal to

(1) 0

(2) 1

(3) 2

(4) 3

Ans:

(3)