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CAT-2007-Previous Years Paper

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A health-drink company’s R and D department is trying to make various diet formulation, which can be used for certain specific purposes. It is considering choice of 5 alternative ingredients (O, P, Q, R and S), which can be used in different proportion in the formulation. The table below gives the composition of these ingredients. The cost per unit of each of these ingredients is O: 150, P: 50, Q: 200, R: 500, S: 100.

Ingredient

Carbohydrate

Composition Protein

Fat

Minerals

 

%

%

%

%

O

50

30

10

10

P

80

20

0

0

Q

10

30

50

10

R

5

50

40

5

S

45

50

0

5

 


The company is planning to launch a balanced diet required for growth needs of adolescent children. This diet must contain at least 30% each of carbohydrate and proteins, no more than 25% fat and at least 5% minerals. Which one of the following combinations of equally mixed ingredients is feasible?



A O and P
B R and S
C P and S
D O and S

Ans. D

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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 Approximately, what difference in amount in Bahts will it make to a Thai citizen if she were to get a hysterectomy done in India instead of in her native country, taking into account the cost of poor quality? It costs 7500 Bahts for one-way travel between Thailand and India. A 23500B 40500C 57500D 67500
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 Taking the cost of poor quality into account, which country/countries will be the most expensive for knee replacement? A IndiaB ThailandC MalaysiaD Singapore
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 A US citizen is hurt in an accident and requires an angioplasty, hip replacement and a knee replacement. Cost of foreign travel and stay is not a consideration since the government will take care of it. Which country will result in the cheapest package, taking cost of poor quality into account? A IndiaB ThailandC MalaysiaD Singapore
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 The rupee value increases to Rs 35 for a US Dollar, and all other things including quality, remain the same. What is the approximate difference in cost, in US Dollars, between Singapore and India for a Spinal Fusion, taking this change into account? A 700B 2500C 4500D No difference
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