CAT 2018 Quant Questions

Question:
In an examination, the maximum possible score is N while the pass mark is 45% of N. A candidate obtains 36 marks, but falls short of the pass mark by 68%. Which one of the following is then correct?

N ≤ 200.
243 ≤ N ≤ 252.
N ≥ 253.
201 ≤ N ≤ 242.
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Correct Answer: 2

Total marks = N

Pass marks = 45% of N = 0.45N

Marks obtained = 36

It is given that, obtained marks is 68% less than that pass marks

=>the obtained marks is 32% of the pass marks.

So, 0.32 * 0.45N = 36

On solving, we get N = 250

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