# TCS Papers: Sample Questions 134 - 135 of 502

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## Question number: 134

### Write in Short

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

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

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.