CAT 2018 Question Paper | Quants Slot 1

CAT Previous Year Paper | CAT Percentages Questions | Question 19

The best questions to practice for CAT Exam are the actual CAT Question Papers. 2IIM offers you exactly that, in a student friendly format to take value from this. If you would like to take the same inside a testing engine (for Free) head out here: CAT Official Question Mocks. In CAT 2018 we saw some beautiful questions that laid emphasis on Learning ideas from basics and being able to comprehend more than remembering gazillion formulae and shortcuts. Original CAT Question paper is the best place to start off your CAT prep practice. This page provides exactly that. To check out about 1000 CAT Level questions with detailed video solutions for free, go here: CAT Question Bank

Question 19 :In an examination, the maximum possible score is N while the pass mark is 45% of N. A candidate obtains 36 marks, but falls short of the pass mark by 68%. Which one of the following is then correct?

  1. N ≤ 200
  2. 243 ≤ N ≤ 252
  3. N ≥ 253
  4. 201 ≤ N ≤ 242

2IIM : Best Online CAT Coaching


2IIM's Crash Course CAT 2019
Introductory price @ 7500
Till Oct 7
CAT Online Coaching


Video Explanation


Best CAT Coaching in Chennai


CAT Coaching in Chennai - CAT 2020
Starts Sat, October 5th, 2019


Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from Percentages

Given Max. mark = N and Pass mark = 45% of N
A scores 36 marks and falls short of the pass mark by 68%
This means the pass mark must be reduced by (100 - 68)% = 32%
So, A scored 32% (45% N) = 36
N = 250 marks
The only option whose range falls within the obtained value is (B) 243 ≤ N ≤ 252

The question is "In an examination, the maximum possible score is N while the pass mark is 45% of N. A candidate obtains 36 marks, but falls short of the pass mark by 68%. Which one of the following is then correct"

Hence, the answer is 243 ≤ N ≤ 252

Choice B is the correct answer.

 

CAT Questions | CAT Quantitative Aptitude

CAT Questions | CAT DILR

CAT Questions | Verbal Ability for CAT


Where is 2IIM located?

2IIM Online CAT Coaching
A Fermat Education Initiative,
10-C, Kalinga Colony, Bobbili Raja Salai
K.K.Nagar, Chennai. India. Pin - 600 078

How to reach 2IIM?

Phone: (91) 44 4505 8484
Mobile: (91) 99626 48484
WhatsApp: WhatsApp Now
Email: prep@2iim.com