AIMA is all set to conduct its fourth MAT of the year in February 2013. Previous year paper is the best source to know about the real level of questions asked in the entrance exam. Jagranjosh.com has brought the solved Mathematical Skills section from 2006 MAT Question paper. It consists of 40 questions. Practice well to succeed in the exam.**1. There are 4 candidates for the post of a lecturer in Mathematics and one is to be selected by votes of 5 men. The number of ways in which the votes can be given is**

1) 1048

2) 1072

3) 1024

4) None of these

**Answer: **4**2. The number of ways in which 6 men and 5 women can dine at a round table if no two women are to sit together is given by**

1) 6! × 5!

2) 5! × 4!

3) 30

4) 7! × 5!

**Answer: **1**3. A student is to answer 10 out of 13 questions in an examination such that he must choose at least 4 from the first five questions. The number of choices available to him is**

1) 140

2) 280

3) 196

4) 346

**Answer: **3**4. A club consists of members whose ages are in AP, the common difference being 3 months. If the youngest member of the club is just 7 years old and the sum of the ages of all the members is 250 years, then the number of members in the club are**

1) 15

2) 20

3) 25

4) 30

**Answer: **3**5. A metal cube of edge 12 cm is melted and formed into three smaller cubes. If the edges of two smaller cubes are 6 cm and 8 cm, then find the edge of the third smaller cube.**

1) 10 cm

2) 14 cm

3) 12 cm

4) 16 cm

**Answer: **1