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Question number: 134

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Short Answer Question▾

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A college has 10 basketball players. A 5-member team and a captain will be selected out of these 10 players. How many different selections can be made?

Explanation

We have to select 5 members team from 10 basketball players.

We can select them in 10C5 ways

We have to select one captain from remaining 5 players.

We can select this in 5C1 way = 5

Therefore, total ways of the selection of 5 players and one captain will be .

Question number: 135

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MCQ▾

Question

On a 26 question test, 5 points were deducted for each wrong answer and 8 points were added for right answers. If all the questions were answered how many were correct if the score was zero.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

10

b.

11

c.

13

d.

12

Answer

a.

Explanation

  • In a 26 question test, 5 points were deducted for each wrong answer and 8 points were added for right answers.
  • All 26 questions are answered and resultant score is zero.
  • We are asked to find the number of right answered questions.
  • For option a), 10 are correct, i. e.

16 are incorrect, i. e.

So,

  • For option b), 11 are correct, i. e.

15 are incorrect, i. e.

So,

  • For option c), 13 are correct, i. e.

13 are incorrect, i. e.

So,

  • For option d), 12 are correct, i. e.

14 are incorrect, i. e.

So,

  • We can see among all options, for option a) only, resultant score is zero.