**XAT 2018 Question Paper PDF**

Q.An antique store has a collection of eight clocks. At a
particular moment, the displayed times on seven of the eight clocks were as
follows: 1:55 pm, 2:03 pm, 2:11 pm, 2:24 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:19 pm and 4:14 pm. If
the displayed times of all eight clocks form a mathematical series, then what
was the displayed time on the remaining clock?

(A) 1:53 pm

(B) 1:58 pm

(C) 2:18 pm

(D) 3:08 pm

(E) 5:08 pm

Q.Two different quadratic equations have a common root. Let
the three unique roots of the two equations be A, B and C - all of them are positive
integers. If (A + B + C) = 41 and the product of the roots of one of the
equations is 35, which of the following options is definitely correct?

(A) The common root is 29.

(B) The smallest among the roots is 1.

(C) One of the roots is 5.

(D) Product of the roots of the other equation is 5.

(E) All of the above are possible, but none are definitely
correct

Q.In the final semester, an engineering college offers three
elective courses and one mandatory course. A student has to register for
exactly three courses: two electives and the mandatory course. The registration
in three of the four courses is: 45, 55 and 70. What will be the number of
students in the elective with the lowest registration?

(A) 35

(B) 40

(C) 42

(D) 45

(E) Either B or D

Q.The number of boys in a school was 30 more than the number
of girls. Subsequently, a few more girls joined the same school. Consequently, the
ratio of boys and girls became 3:5. Find the minimum number of girls, who
joined subsequently.

(A) 31

(B) 51

(C) 52

(D) 55

(E) Solution not possibleClick Here to Download XAT 2018 Question Paper PDF conducted on 07th January 2018

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