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CAT-2007-Previous Years Paper

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A low-cost airline company connects ten Indian cities, A to J. The table below gives the distance between a pair of airports and the corresponding price charged by the company. Travel is permitted only from a departure airport to an arrival airport. The customers do not travel by a route where they have to stop at more than two intermediate airports.

Sector No.

Airport of Departure

Airport of 
Arrival

Distance between 
the Airports (km)

Price (Rs)

1

A

B

556

670

2

A

C

790

1350

3

A

D

850

1250

4

A

E

1245

1600

5

A

F

1345

1700

6

A

G

1350

2450

7

A

H

1950

1850

8

B

C

1650

2000

9

B

H

1750

1900

10

B

I

2100

2450

11

B

J

2300

2275

12

C

D

460

2275

13

C

F

410

430

14

C

G

910

1100

15

D

E

540

590

16

D

F

625

700

17

D

G

640

750

18

D

H

950

1250

19

D

J

1650

2450

20

E

F

1250

1700

21

E

G

970

1150

22

E

H

850

875

23

F

G

900

1050

24

F

I

875

950

25

F

J

970

1150

26

G

I

510

550

27

G

J

830

890

28

H

I

790

970

29

H

J

400

425

30

I

J

460

540


If the prices include a margin of 10% over the total cost that the company incurs, what is the minimum cost per kilometer that the company incurs in flying from A to J?



A 0.77
B 0.88
C 0.99
D 1.06

Ans. B

CAT-2007-Previous Years Paper Flashcard List

25 flashcards
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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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