AP ICET Syllabus 2014

AP ICET Syllabus 2014/Syllabus of Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) examination to be held on 23-05-2014.

SYLLABUS AND MODEL QUESTION PAPER OF THE TEST:

Section-A: Analytical Ability: 75Q (75 Marks)

1. Data Sufficiency: 20Q (20 Marks)

A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and ii. If the data given in i alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in ii alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

2. Problem Solving 55Q (55 Marks)

a) Sequences and Series 25Q (25 Marks)

Analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.

b) Data Analysis 10Q (10 Marks)

The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.

c) Coding and Decoding Problems 10Q (10 Marks)

A code pattern of English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or decoded based on the given code or codes.

d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems 10Q (10 Marks)

Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section -B: Mathematical Ability 75Q (75 Marks)

I. Arithmetical Ability 35Q (35 Marks)

Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.

  1. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability  30Q (30 Marks)

Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications - Equation of a line in different forms.

Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

III.  Statistical Ability: 10Q (10 Marks)
Frequency  distributions,  Mean,  Median,  Mode,  Standard
Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.
Section-C: Communication Ability: 50Q (50 Marks)
Objectives of the Test

Candidates will be assessed on the ability to

  1. identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication.
  1. understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in the business contexts.
  1. identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.).
  2. understand written text and drawing inferences.
Part 1. Vocabulary 10Q (10M)
Part 2. Business and Computer terminology 10Q (10M)
Part 3. Functional Grammar 15Q (15M)
Part 4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) 15Q (15M)

MODEL QUESTION PAPER

SECTION A: Analytical Ability

(i) Date Sufficiency

In each of the questions numbered 1 and 2, the question is followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and

ii. You must decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Using the data, make an appropriate choice form (1) to (4) as per the following guidelines.

(1)  If the statement i alone is sufficient to answer the question;

(2)  If the statement ii alone is sufficient to answer the question;

(3)  If both the statements i and ii are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient.

(4)  If both the statements i and ii together and not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is required.

1.  What is the value of the non-negative integer x?

(i) 2x is odd                 (ii) 3x is odd

  1. What is the length of the train?

(i)  It crosses a pole in 8 seconds.

(ii)  It crosses a bridge of length 100 m in 12 seconds.

(i)                  Problem solving 

a)  Sequence and Series

Note: In each of the questions numbered 3 and 4, a sequence of numbers or letters that follow a definite pattern is given. Each question has a blank space. This has to be filled with the correct answer chosen from the given four options to complete the sequence without breaking the pattern.

3. AZBY, CXDW …………………. GTHS
(1) EXUV (2) EVFU (3) EVRU (4) EVSU
4. 9, 19, 40, ………………, 146
(1) 70

(2) 59

(3) 69

(4) 64

Note: In questions 5 and 6 pick the odd thing out
5. (1) 65

(2) 126

(3) 217 (4) 343
6. (1) BFH (2) MQS (4) GJL  (4) NRT

b)  Data Analysis

Note: The following figure has four intersecting circles, each representing a group of persons having the quality written against it. Study the figure carefully and answer questions 7 and 8.

Hard-working Intelligent
A B

C

F

M G

D E
I H
J
Truthful K

L

Honest
  1. The region which represents people who are not honest but possess all other three qualities, as denoted by

(1) B             (2) F                  (3) D      (4) M

  1. The region which represents the people who are neither honest nor truthful but are intelligent and hard working, is denoted by

(1) A             (2) C                  (3) D      (4) B

c)     Coding and Decoding Problems:

 

In a code TANK is written as SZOL and FRIEND is written as EQHFOE. Find the process of coding and answer the question 9.

9.  The code for ZENITH is

(1) YDMJUI   (2) ADMJUI   (3) YFMJUI    (4) ADMJUG

  1. Eight coins are tossed simultaneously. The probability of getting at least six heads is

(1)

39

(2)

29

(3)

31

(4)

37

256

256

256

256

  1. If the standard deviation of a1, a2, …., an is s, then, the standard deviation of a1 + b, a2 + b, …., an + b is

(1) s + b         (2) s – b        (3) s             (4) sb

SECTION – C

Communication Ability

Part – 1 : Vocabulary
Choose the correct meaning for the word:
1.  Alleviation
(1) Decoration  (2) Exaggeration   (3) Mitigation

(4)

Aggravation

d)  Date, Time & Arrangement Problems:

  1. In a row of six persons, D and C are immediate neighbours of E. B is a neighbour of A only. A is the fourth from F.

Who are on the two end points?

(1) F, B          (2) F, C  (3) B, D  (4) C, A

SECTION B: Mathematical Ability

(i) Arithmetical Ability:
1.  A wire of length 132 cm is bent to form a rectangle whose
sides are in the ratio 7:4. The area (in square cms) of the
rectangle is
(1) 4032 (2) 4230

(3) 100

(4) 3420

2.  The ratio of the area of square of side ‘a’ to the area of an
equilateral triangle of side ‘a’ is
(1) 4:

3

(2) 2:

3

(3)

3

:2

(4)

3

:4

3.  If in a group of people, m persons can speak Telugu, n
persons can speak Tamil and t persons can speak both Tamil
and Telugu, then, the number of persons who can speak
either Telugu or Tamil is
(1) m-n+1 (2) m-n-t

(3) m+n-1

(4) n-m+t

4.  If a:b

1; 3 and b:c = 2:5, then, a:b:c =

(1) 1:3:5 (2) 1:6:5

(3) 2:6:15

(4) 6:2:15

(ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

  1. If one root of the equation ax2 + bx + c = 0 is double the other root, then

(1) b2 = 9ac      (2) 2b2 = 3abc      (3) b = 2a (4) 2b2 = 9ac

  1. Equation of the line passing through the point (2, -3) and perpendicular to the line segment joining the points (1, 2) (-
1, 5) is
(1) 2x-3y-13 = 0 (2) 2x-3y-9 = 0
(3) 2x-3y-11 = 0 (4) 2x-3y-7 = 0

7.  If (0, 0), (2, 2) and (0, a) form a right angled isosceles

triangle, then a =
(1) 4

(2) -4

(3) 3

(4) -3

(iii) Statistical Ability:

  1. The mean deviation of the values 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, 32, 38, 39, 46, 48 from the mean is

(1) 7.6           (2) 6.7         (3) 7.8            (4) 8.7

  1. Eight coins are tossed simultaneously. The probability of getting at least six heads is

(1)

39

(2)

29

(3)

31

(4)

37

256

256

256

256

  1. If the standard deviation of a1, a2, …., an is s, then, the standard deviation of a1 + b, a2 + b, …., an + b is

(1) s + b         (2) s – b        (3) s             (4) sb

SECTION – C: Communication Ability

Choose the correct meaning for the word:
1.  Alleviation
(1) Decoration  (2) Exaggeration   (3) Mitigation
Aggravation

Fill in the blank choosing the correct word:

2.  The old lady is an …………. Story-teller

(1) adept          (2) adopt     (3) adapt         (4) adrift

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