VTU PGCET MCA 2010 Answers

Official Key Released

http://pgcet.vtu.ac.in/documents/MCA/Keys/MCA%20keyanswer.pdf

Official Key Released

http://pgcet.vtu.ac.in/documents/MCA/Keys/MCA%20keyanswer.pdf

Part - A

(One Mark Questions)

1. The following is used to connect components in a computer system

(a) van (b) car

(c) bus (d) None of these

2. ‘IR’ stands for

(a) Instruction Register

(b) Instrument Register

(c) Information Register (d) Invalid Register

3. Maximum number of unique characters that can be represented using ASCII format is

(a) 127 (b) 128

(c) 255 (d) 256

4. Pick the odd one out :

(a) COBOL (b) dBase

(c) ORACLE (d) MS-Access

5. Supply the appropriate question-tag :

She signs well .............. ?

(a) Does she (b) Doesn't she

(c) Isn't she (d) Hasn't she

6. A philanthropist is

(a) One who hates mankind

(b) One who lives films

(c) One who loves mankind

(d) One who loves comfort

7. A number of ships or cars is called a

(a) swarm (b) bevy

(c) constellation (d) fleet

8. The interjection, ‘wow’ expresses

(a) grief (b) pain

(c) great surprise (d) recognition

9. All the proper nouns begin with ...........

(a) Colon (b) capital letter

(c) small letter (d) hyphen

10. She can sing film songs, ‘Can’ indicates

(a) futurity (b) probability

(c) ability (d) obligation

11. Which of the following is a multiuser operating system ?

(a) PC-DOS (b) MS-DOS

(c) LINUX (d) None

12. Printer is a .............

(a) input device (b) cache memory

(c) both input and output device (d) Output device

13. In the floating point number 0.1 x 10-12 , 0.1 is

(a) mantissa (b) exponent

(c) base (d) None

14. 2’s complement of 0100 is

(a) 1011 (b) 1100

(c) 0101 (d) None

15. When all the observations are same, then variation between A.M., G.M., and H.M. is

(a) AM=GM=HM (b) AM

(c) AM

16. If A B, then probability P (AB) is equal to :

(a) 0 (b) 1

(c) 1/2 (d) P(A)/P(B)

17. If the first quartile Q1=15 and third quartile Q3=25, the co-efficient of quartile deviation is :

(a) 4 (b) 1/4

(c) 5/3 (d) 3/5

18. If a random variable X has the following probability distribution :

X : -1 -2 1 2

Prob : 1/3 1/6 1/6 1/3

Then E(X) is

(a) 3/2 (b) 1/6

(c) 1/2 (d) None

19. The mean and variance of a binomial distribution are 8 and 4 respectively, Then P(X=1) is

(a) (1/2)12 (b) (1/2)8

(c) (1/2)6 (d) (1/2)4

20. If the coefficient of correlation between two variables X and Y, p=1, then the angle between the two lines of regression is :

(a) 00 (b) 900

(c) 600 (d) 300

21. If you convert the decimal number 32 into binary number, how many 1s are there in the binary number?

(a) 2 (b) 5

(c) zero (d) 1

22. The binary equivalent of (A)16 is

(a) 1010 (b) 1011

(c) 1110 (d) None

23. The decimal equivalent of (1A)16 is

(a) 31 (b) 26

(c) 32 (d) None

24. The sum of two binary numbers 111 and 101 is

(a) 1000 (b) 1110

(c) 1100 (d) None

25. ‘A’ and ‘B’ can do a piece of work in 8 days which ‘A’ alone can do in 12 days. In how many days can ‘B’ alone do the same work

(a) 24 days (b) 16 days

(c) 20 days (d) 18 days

26. The average temperature of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday was 38 degrees and that of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was 40 degrees. If the temperature of Monday was 30 degrees, the temperature of Friday was

(a) 40 degrees (b) 39 degrees

(c) 38 degrees (d) 30 degrees

27. In the question below, there is some relationship between the first two groups of letters. The same relationship obtains between the third group of letters and one of the four alternative letter groups. Pick the correct alternative.

PNDY : QMEX :: JRSF : ?

(a) KQRE (b) KSTE

(c) KSRE (d) KQTE

28. Anil travels 4 miles towards north. He turns to the left and travels 6 miles. Then he turns right and travels 4 miles. How far is he from the starting point ?

(a) 5 miles (b) 6 miles

(c) 10 miles (d) 8 miles

29. The difference between the square of any two consecutive integers is equal to

(a) An even number

(b) Difference of two numbers

(c) Product of two numbers

(d) Sum of two numbers

30. If in a certain code language, ‘123’ means ‘bright little boy’, ‘145’ means ‘tall big boy’ and ‘637’ means ‘beautiful little flower’ then which digit in that language means ‘bright’ ?

(a) 1 (b) 3

(c) 4 (d) 2

31. Subtracting (1111)2 from (10000)2 we get

(a) 1111 (b) 11111

(c) 1000 (d) None

32. Expansion of http is

(a) hypertext transport protocol

(b) hypertech transport protocol

(c) hypertext transmission protocol

(d) None of these

33. Expand MSI

(a) Medium Scale Industry

(b) Medium Scale Integration

(c) Medium Span Industry

(d) None

34. In the following groups of words, one is spelt wrongly. Identify the wrong word.

(a) illiterete (b) illegal

(c) illogical (d) illegible

35. NSE is

(a) National Stock Exchange

(b) NATO Stock Exchange

(c) National Stock Election

(d) National Shares Exchange

36. WIMAX is related to which one of the following ?

(a) Biotechnology

(b) Space technology

(c) Missle technology

(d) Communication technology

37. Which one of the following is not a drug / pharma company

(a) Chevron (b) Nicholas Piramal

(c) Pfizer (d) Zydus Cadila

38. A straight road runs from north to south, it has two turnings towards east and three turnings towards west. In how many ways can a person coming from east get on the road and go west

(a) 2 (b) 3

(c) 9 (d) 6

39. Find out the missing number in the series below :

1, 3 , 7, 15, ?, 63

(a) 30 (b) 25

(c) 31 (d) 24

40. My mother is twice as old as my sister and my father is 24 years older than me. At the time of my sister's birth, I was 5. My sister is 25 now. What is the diference in the age of my parents ?

(a) 3 years (b) 4 years

(c) 5 years (d) 6 years

41. Advise is

(a) noun (b) verb

(c) adverb (d) adjective

42. A synonym for ‘adversary’ is

(a) agent (b) ally

(c) opponent (d) poor

43. The antonym for ‘debtor’ is

(a) plaintiff (b) heterodox

(c) tenant (d) creditor

44. The original inhabitants of a place are called

(a) aborigines (b) altruists

(c) immigrants (d) settlers

45. Aravinda Adiga won the Booker Prize for his book

(a) The Tiger

(b) Slumdog Millionaire

(c) The White Tiger

(d) None of these

46. The Swine Flue virus is also known as

(a) H2N1 (b) H1S1

(c) S1N2 (d) H1N1

47. Who is the Finance Minister of Karnataka

(a) B.S. Yadiyurappa (b) K.S. Eshwarappa

(c) Aravinda Limbavali (d) None of these

48. Which country recently conducted the Nuclear Test

(a) South Korea (b) Japan

(c) North Korea (d) China

49. Which language along with Kannada was given ‘classical language’ status in 2008

(a) Tamil (b) Malayalam

(c) Telugu (d) None of these

50. Which actor won the “Best Actor Award” in the recently conducted Film Fare Awards

(a) Sharukh Khan (b) Salman Khan

(c) Saif Ali Khan (d) None of these

51. Choose the appropriate article : Character is ......... density

(a) an (b) a

(c) the (d) None

52. Choose the right preposition :

She lives ______ Bangalore

(a) at (b) by

(c) in (d) within

53. Choose the suitable verb :

Boys _________ kites

(a) will files (b) files

(c) none (d) fly

54. ‘To let the cat out of the bag’ means

(a) to reveal a secret (b) to cause an outburst

(c) to disclose fully (d) to get ruined

55. Total number of divisors of 200 are

(a) 10 (b) 6

(c) 12 (d) 5

56. What principal would yield a simple interest of Rs. 25, invested at 5% for 3 months ?

(a) 1000 (b) 3000

(c) 2000 (d) 4000

57. The value of is

(a) 2 (b) 3+i

(c) 1 (d) -1

58. The value of sin + cos - tan (450) is

(a) 0 (b) 1

(c) 2/ (d) 3

59. In which place Karnataka, will the Central University be set up

(a) Gulbarga (b) Mysore

(c) Dharwad (d) Hubli

60. Who won the men's French Open 2009 Championship

(a) Rafal Nadal (b) Roger Federer

(c) Andri Agassi (d) Pete Sampras

PART - B

(Two Mark Questions)

61. MSB is

(a) Most Significant Bit

(b) Maximum Significant Bit

(c) Most Scientific Bit

(d) Maximum Scientific Bit

62. Google is a

(a) Database (b) Search Engine

(c) Programming language (d) Opening System

63. Introducing a woman a man said “Her Father's” only son is my father”. How is the man related to the woman

(a) Father (b) Son

(c) Uncle (d) Nephew

64. A three digit number consists of 9, 5 and one more number. When these digits are reversed and then subtracted from the original number the answer yielded will be consisting of the same digits arranged yet in a different order. What is the other digit ?

(a) 4 (b) 3

(c) 2 (d) 1

65. If the circle 9x2+9y2=16 cuts the x-axis at (a, 0) and (-a, 0) then a is

(a) 2/3 (b) 3/4

(c) 1/4 (d) 4/3

66. Equation of the parabola whose vertex is (-2, 0) and directrix x = 1 is

(a) y2 = -2(x+2) (b) y2 = -4(x+3)

(c) y2 = -6(x-5) (d) y2 = -12(x+2)

67. Form a point 100 metres above the ground, the angles of depression of two objects due south on the ground are 600 and 450. The distance between the objects is

(a) mts (b) mts

(c) mts (d) None of these

68. The greatest angle of ABC whose sides are a=5, b=5 and c=5, is

(a) 450 (b) 1000

(c) 1200 (d) 600

69. The value of log79 .log57.log35 is

(a) 3 (b) 2

(c) 1 (d) None of these

70. The value of the determinant is

(a) 100 (b) 202

(c) 303 (d) 0

71. Area of the triangle whose two sides = 2i - 3j + k, = i - j + 2k is

(a) (b) 1/2

(c) 2 (d) None of these

72. A man goes from his home to his office at the speed of 20 km/h and returns from his office to home at the speed of 30 km/h. His mean speed is

(a) 24 (b) 25

(c) 20 (d) 30

73. If the first 25% observations of a series are 20 or less and last 25% observations of a series are 50 or more, the quartile deviation is

(a) 25 (b) 35

(c) 15 (d) 30

74. There are two bags. One bag contains 4 red and 5 black balls and the other 5 red and 4 black balls. One ball is to be drawn from either of the two bags, the probability of drawing a black ball is

(a) 1 (b) 16/81

(c) 1/2 (d) 10/81

75. If A = , then A4 + A3 - A2 =

(a) 0 (b) 1

(c) A (d) None of these

76. Sum up to 10 terms of 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + .... is

(a) 100 (b) 102

(c) 103 (d) 104

77. The roots of the quadratic equation x2 + x - 1 = 0 are

(a) (b)

(c) (d)

78. The length of the perpendicular drawn from the point (3, 2) on the line 5x-12y-9=0 is

(a) (b)

(c) (d) None of these

79. If the lines x-6y+a=0, 2x+3y+4=0 and x+4y+1=0 are concurrent, then the value of ‘a’ is

(a) 4 (b) 8

(c) 5 (d) 6

80. The angle between the lines represented by x2+3xy+2y2 = 0 is

(a) tan-1(2/3) (b) tan-1(1/3)

(c) tan-1(3/2) (d) None of theseAnswers ::

1-10 | C | A | B | A | B | C | D | C | B | C |

11-20 | C | D | A | B | A | D | B | B | A | A |

21-30 | D | A | B | C | A | C | D | C | D | D |

31-40 | D | D | B | A | A | D | A | D | C | B |

41-50 | B | C | D | A | C | D | A | C | C | D |

51-60 | D | C | D | A | C | C | C | A | A | B |

61-70 | A | B | D | A | D | D | C | C | B | D |

71-80 | D | A | C | c | C | A | A | C | C | B |

## 42 comments:

Hello sir, I'm one ur student from hospet. I have some doubts please clarify:

My paper is MCA-B version.

* For 22nd question(number series) u gave ans as 'b' option which is 25 but i think it should be option 'c' which is 31.

* For 73rd question(heights and distances) i got the exact answer which is option 'c' But u hav give the option 'd' as answer.

Please verify. this is my humble request.

Hello sir.

I have some doubts in 2 questions for the MCA version A. Please clarify:

* For 17th question, u gave ans as option 'b' which is 25 but i think it should be option 'c' which is 31.

* For 69th question, you gave ans as option 'c' where as I think it should be option 'd'.

Can you please verify sir.

HELLO SIR I GOT 54 MARKS IN PGCET(MCA) AND MY DEGREE AGGRIGATE IS 62% SO WHAT NUMBER RANK I CAN GET..? IAM NOT GETTING WAT I TO DO... :-( PLZ REPLY..

HELLO SIR I GOT 54 MARKS IN PGCET(MCA) AND MY DEGREE AGGRIGATE IS 62% SO WHAT NUMBER RANK I CAN GET..? IAM NOT GETTING WAT I TO DO... :-( PLZ REPLY..

Hello sir ,

my version is C

I think the answer for 17th question ie., the series is c)31

and the answer for question 75th

is c)100(root3-1)/root3 mts

Sir, please check and update

sir i am student from Bijapur. thank you for releasing the KEY bfore VTU. but in version A verify the answers of Questions 17(which is series),37(which is Mantissa) and 73(area of triangle using Vectors, even this problem is woked example in 2nd pu book). thank u once again.

sir i am student from Bijapur. thank you for releasing the KEY bfore VTU. but in version A verify the answers of Questions 17(which is series),37(which is Mantissa) and 73(area of triangle using Vectors, even this problem is woked example in 2nd pu book). thank u once again.

I got 52 marks in MCA PGCET and also i got 71% in my final year marks...HOW much rank wil i expect?

My series is 'D' . Question number 18 that is probability Distribution u have marked as X .. wat is this X sir? which is the right answer?

2)Question number 74 that is probability of drawing the black ball .. sir plz give the right answer with explaination.

sir its my sincere request to give me answers for these 2 questions.

Thank you

Sir i am one of your short term batch student i got 61 marks in mca pgcet how much rank can i expect sir plz reply me sir

Sir i am one of your long term batch student i got 61 marks in mca how much rank can i expect sir plz plz reply me sir

we will not be able to answer question related to projected ranks for certain marks on this forum .

From,

Admin from Ravi coaching center

sir plz tell me which is the good score in mca i got 61 marks can i get good collage plz plz reply me sir

Sir this is vindhya from mysore. ur key answer helped me a lot in knowing my marks. i have got 52 out of 60,sir could u please tell me what ranking i may get? so that i can decide what i can further proceed with waiting for ur update..

Please contact Ravi sir on 9845837470 for query related to ranks

@vindhya... hw can u get 52 out of 60?? ques were 80...

sir, i got 55 marks in mca pgcet and may bca agre is 82.05% . please tell me what should be may pgcet ranking sir please.......

sir, i got 55 marks in mca pgcet. please tell me what should be may pgcet ranking sir please.......

Sir i am one of your short term batch student i got 50 marks in mca pgcet how much rank can i expect sir plz reply me sirGuys ! Please call Ravi sir 9845837470 for any queries.

sir my name is sidhnath prasad,i scored 64 marks in pgcet and my overall percentage is 76%. What would be my rank .

Thank you sir for giving key answers

Hello, sir its my pleasure that u have responsed to my query thanks for that.. sir i got 47 correct answers n my percentage is 69.33%.. Which rank i get for me.. plz kindly reply for this sir..

Hi Guys, Please note that Ravi sir is not answering the questions here, it is our admin team that is working on that. If you have any queries pls call up Ravi sir at the number given

i got 49 marks in pgcet n my aggr in BCA is 77% can u tell me approximately which rank i can get

Sir, my question paper version is D. the 67th question answer is option:c bt u have mentioned as D is it rite. Sir plz check it out and update sir plz...

thank you sir

Guys Any One know how candidates are appeared for pg cet 2010

For MCA and MBA

ya,, manju tat would be a usefull info. how many candidates r appeared? do u knw wat it was in 2009-2010? it doesnt differ much.

There were about 14,000 students who appeared for mca pgcet

Sir, this s rithesh from mandya initially i thank u for giving key answers i got 60 marks in pgcet mca and have aggr of 63% in degree can u please tell me my range of rank please sir

sir, i got 73% aggregate marks and 38 marks in cet hw much rank i would get.. can i get seat for kud university.

The answer for the below question is

If a random variable X has the following probability distribution:?

If a random variable X has the following probability distribution:

X: -1 -2 1 2

Prob: 1/3 1/6 1/6 1/3

Then E(X) is

b. 1/6

Explanation:

E(X) = (-1)(1/3) + (-2)(1/6) + (1)(1/6) + (2)(1/3) = 1/6

can any one tell me in logrithm problem log7 9*log5 7*log3 5

what is7,5 and 3.

is it base or is it log 7 power 9*log5 power 7*log 3 pow 5.

i am in great confusion...

please reply me.......

Hello sir.....thankx for releasing key answers......i compared my ans with your key ans and i got 40 in mca and 46 in mba....my aggregate is 66.07%......what ranking i may expect from vtu??????....i m not getting what to do either to wait for mba/mca results or to join msc(computer science)........sir plz do reply n suggest me for my queries

Isn't their anyone who got above 70.

When is vtu going to release mca answer keys in its web site? any one who knows?

I got 47 marks in MCA PGCET and MY DEGREE AGGRIGATE IS 75% SO WHAT NUMBER RANK I CAN GET..? please replay me sir

Hello sir vtu released mca answer keys today and according to that i got 72 marks. I'm ur short term student from hospet.

sir iam your short term student ,i have scored 62 in pgcet(mca),and my degree persentage is 69%. so can u tell what rank can i xpect?

list of MCA colgs nd ur old students with mobile numbers...plz get me an pdf document ...or link needed...want the fees structure..i saw f mba1 during councelling,so needed..plz..

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