{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

0810 QM (CFA530) - Question Paper Quantitative...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Question Paper Quantitative Methods (CFA530): October 2008 Answer all 77 questions. Marks are indicated against each question. Total Marks : 100 1. Which of the following gives the maximum number of combination of samples that can be drawn from a population of size x and sample size y (‘!’ is factorial sign)? (a) x! x y !y! (b) x! x y !y! (c) x! x y !y! (d) y! x y !y! (e) y! . x y !y! (1mark) <Answer > 2. The value of polynomial 4 3 2 x 7x 3x 8x 5 at x is equal to <Answer > 3. Which of the following is not an unbounded interval? <Answer > 4. What is the second derivative of 5 4 2 x 3x 2x x 16? <Answer > 5. What is the value of log 8 log 27? 2 3 (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6 (d) 8 (e) 9. (1mark) <Answer >
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 6. In a function 2 y x 1 , what will be the value of y, if x approaches 1? <Answer > 7. The slope of the function, 2 y x 4x 10 at x 5 is <Answer > 8. The sum of the following geometric series 3 5 7 1 1 1 1 ............ 4 4 4 4 ∞ is <Answer > 9. The sum of the third and seventh term of an A.P is 8. The sum of the first 9 terms of the progression is (a) 36 (b) 22 (c) 19 (d) 33 (e) 99. (1mark) <Answer > 10 . If A, G and H are the arithmetic mean, geometric mean and harmonic mean respectively, between two given quantities a and b, then (a) G 2 = A H (b) G 2 = H A (c) G 2 = A H (d) G 2 = H A (e) G 2 = A H. (1mark) <Answer > 11 . A certain Government bond pays three different interest rates over its six-year term. The interest rates are eight percent per annum for the first two years, ten percent per annum for the third and fourth years and twelve percent per annum for the last two years. The average growth factor for
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern