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Exam Date: 05-Oct-2020
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Examination: 1. Course Code - M. Tech.;M.P.H.;P.G.
Diploma in Bigdata
2. Field of Study - Big Data Analytics (PGDT)
SECTION 1 - SECTION 1

Question No.1 (Question Id - 59)
In Python, what is the most convenient way to write one long string in file (e.g. text file) ?
(A)
(B)
open(file.txt).write(all_the_text)
(C)
open(`file.txt'),`wf').write(all_the_text)
(D)
open(file.txt),`wf'.write(all_the_text)
Question No.2 (Question Id - 23)
What would be the value of 10C5 - 10C1 ?
(A)
252
(B)
(C)
625
(D)
490
Question No.3 (Question Id - 1)
A protein solution of concentration 0.2 mM has an absorbance of 0.35. Find the concentration of the
solution if the absorbance is 0.63 when both of the solutions were measured in the same cuvette.
(A)
3.6 mM
(B)
36 M
(C)
(D)
36 mM
Question No.4 (Question Id - 32)
For a positive skewed distribution, the value of the mean is :
(A)
less than median
(B)
less than mode
(C)
greater than median and mode (Correct Answer)
(D)
always zero
Question No.5 (Question Id - 42)
If a Poisson Variate X is such that P(X = 1) = P(X = 2), then
P(X = 4) is :
(Given that e-2 = 0.1353)
(A)
(B)
0.009
(C)
0.9
(D)
0.0009
Question No.6 (Question Id - 39)
The coefficient of correlation between two variables X and Y is 0.75. The covariance is 36. The
variance of X is 16. Then the standard deviation of Y (i.e, Y) will be given by

(A)
16
(B)
14
(C)
(D)
36
Question No.7 (Question Id - 84)
A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) requires :
(A)
dNTPs, Taq Polymerase and primers (Correct Answer)
(B)
Primers, Restriction endonuclease and dNTPs
(C)
DNA template, taq Polymerase and nuclease
(D)
dNTPs, RNA template and primers
Question No.8 (Question Id - 99)
Which pipeline can be used for the gene prediction in eukaryotic genomes ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
GRAIL and PYTHIA
Question No.9 (Question Id - 17)
A and B could finish a given piece of work in 10 and 15 days, respectively. They worked together for
3 days and then B left. A finished the rest of the work alone. The total work was finished in :
(A)
6 days
(B)
(C)
13 days
(D)
9 days
Question No.10 (Question Id - 47)
How is variance affected if each observation of a set is divided by 10 ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
102
Question No.11 (Question Id - 53)
In C, how many arguments fseek( ) function takes ?
(A)
2
(B)
4
(C)
(D)
1
Question No.12 (Question Id - 89)
How many possible number of phylogenetic trees can be made with four sequences ?
(A)
(B)
16
(C)
24
(D)
6
Question No.13 (Question Id - 81)

One sequence in FASTQ format is defined in how many lines ?
(A)
3
(B)
(C)
2
(D)
5
Question No.14 (Question Id - 35)
For a moderately skew distribution, what relationship between mean, median and mode exists ?
(A)
Mean - Mode = 3(Mean - Median) (Correct Answer)
(B)
Mean + Mode = 3(Mean + Median)
(C)
2(Mean - Mode) = 3(Mean - Median)
(D)
3(Median - Mean) = 4(Mean - Median)
Question No.15 (Question Id - 29)
The probability of no cars arriving in a 10 minutes interval is 0.4. Find the probability of at least one
car arriving in that 10 minutes interval.
(A)
0.1
(B)
0.5
(C)
0.4
(D)
Question No.16 (Question Id - 86)
A protein was found to be localized in plasma membrane of the cell. What could be possible function
of the protein ?
(A)
Transcription factor
(B)
(C)
(D)
Translation
Question No.17 (Question Id - 74)
In C, what is the value of sizeof(float) ?
(A)
3
(B)
(C)
5
(D)
6
Question No.18 (Question Id - 70)
In C, if we provide 75.50 to scanf( ) function, what value this function accept ?
(A)
75.50
(B)
(C)
75.5
(D)
75.5000
Question No.19 (Question Id - 44)
In five tossings of a fair coin, find the chances of getting 4 heads.
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)
Question No.20 (Question Id - 48)
(A)
(B)
0.2273
(C)
0.33373
(D)
0.00537
Question No.21 (Question Id - 20)
Find the least number which when divided by any of 42, 36 and 54 respectively leaves 17 as
remainder.
(A)
2268
(B)
2251
(C)
(D)
13625
Question No.22 (Question Id - 3)
Find the value of the expression cos105+sin135 :
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.23 (Question Id - 19)
(A)
2000 m
(B)
2400 m
(C)

(D)
1200 m
Question No.24 (Question Id - 4)
Find the hexadecimal equivalent of the number 621.
(A)
D62
(B)
2D6
(C)
(D)
2613
Question No.25 (Question Id - 14)
A bucket contains 40 litres of water. At a first instance, 2/5th of the water was taken out. Afterwards,
3/8th of the remaining water was again taken out. What would be the amount of water still remaining
in the bucket ?
(A)
25 litres
(B)
1 litre
(C)
(D)
6 litres
Question No.26 (Question Id - 65)
In C, the syntax of opening a file in standard I/O package
is :
(A)
f ptr = f open("file'', "mode"); (Correct Answer)
(B)
f ptr = f openfile(`filename', `mode');
(C)
f ptr = f open(file && mode);
(D)
f ptr = f openfile(file=mode);
Question No.27 (Question Id - 45)
If X and Y are two poisson variates such X~P(1) and Y~P(2), the probability P(X + Y < 3) is :
(A)
3e-3
(B)
(C)
4e-3
(D)
2e-1
Question No.28 (Question Id - 54)
How we can reduce the loop execution time in C ?
(A)
Avoid using expressions inside a loop which are independent of the loop. (Correct

(B)
Incorporate the nested loop inside the loop.
(C)
Avoid using expression outside the loop.
(D)
Incorporate several variables inside the loop which are independent of the loop.
Question No.29 (Question Id - 7)
A car is moving at a constant speed of 72 km/hr. At a crossing when the car was at a distance of 400
m, the timer at the signal was showing 8 s left for turning red. Find the acceleration of the car by
which it has to be accelerated to cross the signal.
(A)
6.03 ms-2
(B)
2.03 ms -1
(C)
6.03 ms -1
(D)
Question No.30 (Question Id - 21)
A square and an equilateral triangle each have sides of

length 5. What is the ratio of the area of the square to the area of the triangle ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.31 (Question Id - 69)
In Python, dir( ) function defines :
(A)
A list of all the articles associated with a type (Correct Answer)
(B)
A list of all the integers
(C)
Type of attribute
(D)
Sum of all the integers
Question No.32 (Question Id - 25)
(A)
15
(B)
(C)
(D)
12
Question No.33 (Question Id - 31)
The area under the normal curve within its range - to is always :
(A)
less than 1
(B)
greater than 1
(C)
(D)
cannot determine
Question No.34 (Question Id - 8)
At 27C and 750 mm of Hg pressure, a gas occupies 600 ml volume. Calculate the pressure at a
height where temperature is 7C and volume of the gas is 700 ml.
(A)
650 mm of Hg
(B)
802 mm of Hg
(C)
600 mm of Hg (Correct Answer)
(D)
620 mm of Hg
Question No.35 (Question Id - 73)
What is the description of function mktime(tuple) in Python ?
(A)
Converts a time tuple to a string
(B)
Converts seconds to a date tuple, local time
(C)
Sleeps for secs seconds
(D)
Converts a time tuple to local time (Correct Answer)
Question No.36 (Question Id - 26)
Let (Xi, Yi); i = 1, 2 .... n be n pairs of observations and be the correlation coefficient of X and Y.
The standard error is :
(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.37 (Question Id - 92)
The Bacterial cell is called competent cell if :
(A)
It competes with virus
(B)
It multiply at a faster rate
(C)
(D)
It does not allow any foreign DNA to enter
Question No.38 (Question Id - 30)
Karl Pearson's formula for a wide class of frequency distributions in terms of moments that is only the
measure of skewness but not the direction of skewness is given by :
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.39 (Question Id - 10)
The equation of a straight line perpendicular to the given line 2x - 3y + 6 = 0 and passing through the
point (2, 3) is given
by :
(A)
2x + 3y - 12 = 0
(B)
3x + 2y - 12 = 0 (Correct Answer)
(C)
2x + 3y + 18 = 0
(D)
3x - 2y + 18 = 0
Question No.40 (Question Id - 61)
What would be the output of the following program in python?
>>> import date time
>>> NewYearsDay=datetime.date(2020, 01, 01)
>>> NewYearsEve=datetime.date(2019, 12, 31)
>> Oneday=NewYearsDay-NewYearsEve
>>> print oneday
(A)
1 Year, 1 : 00 : 00
(B)
0 day, 0 : 00 : 00
(C)
1 day, 0 : 00 : 00 (Correct Answer)
(D)
2 day, 0 : 00 : 00
Question No.41 (Question Id - 64)
In C, what would be the statement for redefine the data
types ?

(A)
type dif
(B)
type diff
(C)
type define
(D)
Question No.42 (Question Id - 80)
DNA in chromatin is known to be associated with histone to form nucleosomes. Histones are rich in
which of the following amino acids ?
(A)
Asp, Glu
(B)
(C)
Gly, Prol
(D)
Ser, Thr
Question No.43 (Question Id - 52)
The below question has been dropped and full marks are awarded.
What would be the output of following in Python ?
>>> temp=s[`x']
>>> temp.append(`d')
>>> s[`x']=temp
>>> s[`x']
(A)
[`a', `b', `c', `d']
(B)
[`a', `b', `c']
(C)
[`d', `c', `b', `a']
(D)
[`d', `a', `b', `c']
Question No.44 (Question Id - 71)
In C, float a[3][3]={{1, 2, 3}, {4, 6, 9}, {3, 2, 7}} what would be the value of a[2][0] ?
(A)
2
(B)
(C)
6
(D)
1
Question No.45 (Question Id - 93)
Consider a B+ tree in which the maximum number of keys in a node is 7. What is the minimum
number of keys in any non-root node ?
(A)
1
(B)
(C)
2
(D)
4
Question No.46 (Question Id - 11)
(A)
1
(B)
132
(C)
161
(D)

Question No.47 (Question Id - 50)
A machine part is produced by three factories F1, F2 and F3. Their proportional production are 25%,
35% and 40% respectively. Also, the percentage defectives manufactured by three factories are 5, 4
and 3 respectively of a part is taken at random and is found to be defective, then the probability that
the selected part belongs to factory F2 is :
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.48 (Question Id - 75)
In Python, what will be the output of the following command ?
>>> d={`a': 5, `b': 6, `c': 7}
>>> print sub_dict(d, `ab'), d
(A)
{`a': 5, `b': 6}{`a': 5, `b': 6, `c': 7} (Correct Answer)
(B)
{5, 6}{5, 6, 7}
(C)
{`a': 5, `b': 6}{`c': 7}
(D)
{`a': 5, `b': 6, `c': 7}{`a': 5, `b': 6}
Question No.49 (Question Id - 100)
One of the following is not useful for phylogenetic analysis :
(A)
PAUP
(B)
(C)
(D)
PHYLIP
Question No.50 (Question Id - 37)
Two fair standard four sided dices are rolled. Find the probability that the sum is greater than 6.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.51 (Question Id - 43)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.52 (Question Id - 87)
Which of the following is not used for predicting a gene in an assembled eukaryotic genome ?

(A)
ORF Location
(B)
Promoter Location
(C)
Exon-Intron splice junction
(D)
Question No.53 (Question Id - 88)
In an RNA-seq data having 50 fusion transcripts (already known), a tool detected only 20 fusion
transcripts. What is the sensitivity of the tool ?
(A)
50%
(B)
(C)
20%
(D)
30%
Question No.54 (Question Id - 18)
60 mL of 30 mM NaCl solution was mixed with 10 ml of 0.24 M another NaCl solution. The final
concentration of the NaCl in the solution is :
(A)
68 mM
(B)
120 mM
(C)
(D)
0.03 M
Question No.55 (Question Id - 62)
In Python, mystr = "my string", then
mystr[4:] will print :
(A)
string
(B)
(C)
my s
(D)
my st
Question No.56 (Question Id - 58)
Which of the I/O function will not returns a character that has been recently typed in C ?
(A)
(B)
getch( )
(C)
getche( )
(D)
getchar( )
Question No.57 (Question Id - 97)
One of the following is a typical example of negative feedback gene regulatory network :
(A)
(B)
ROS-MDM2
(C)
CDC-P53
(D)
C-myc-MDM2
Question No.58 (Question Id - 5)

(A)
11
(B)
(C)
8
(D)
6
Question No.59 (Question Id - 96)
An antibiotic does not induce antibody production, however, it binds to serum protein and forms a
complex that in some people induce antibody formation resulting in an allergic reaction. The
antibiotic is :
(A)
(B)
an antigen
(C)
an immunogen
(D)
none of the above
Question No.60 (Question Id - 41)
A student guesses randomly the answers to a multiple-choice exam. There are twenty questions and
each has four possible answers. If X is the number of questions the student answers correctly, the
mean and standard deviation of X are :
(A)
(5, 1.94)
(B)
(C)
(20, 5)
(D)
(10, 3.79)
Question No.61 (Question Id - 38)
The probability of a randomly chosen individual in a society being male is 0.52. The probability of the
individual being of Indian origin is 0.18. Find the probability of individuals being male of Indian
origins.
(A)
0.80
(B)
(C)
0.90
(D)
0.50
Question No.62 (Question Id - 68)
In C, what would be the valid subscript range for int a[100] array declaration statement in C ?
(A)
0 to 100
(B)
1 to 99
(C)
(D)
1 to 100
Question No.63 (Question Id - 34)
How to ascertain Kurtosis with the help of 2, if 2 = 3.3, 2.8.
(A)
Curve is leptokurtic at 2 = 3.3 and platykurtic at
(B)
Curve is mesokurtic and platykurtic respectively

(C)
Curve is platykurtic and leptokurtic
(D)
Curve is mesokurtic only
Question No.64 (Question Id - 28)
For a negative skewed distribution, the value of the mode is :
(A)
greater than median and mean (Correct Answer)
(B)
less than median and mean
(C)
always negative and less than median
(D)
greater than mean and less than mode
Question No.65 (Question Id - 36)
Geometric mean of first n natural numbers is given by :
(A)
G = (x1 + x2 +....... xn)n, xi N
(B)
(C)
G = (x1 . x2 . x3 ...... xn)1/n, xi N (Correct Answer)
(D)
G = (x1 + x2 + x3 +.......+ xn)1/n
Question No.66 (Question Id - 85)
Given below are two statements :
Statement I:
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are produced by RNA Polymerase III.
Statement II:
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are usually longer than 200 nucleotides.
In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(A)
Both Statement I and Statement II are true.
(B)
Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
(C)
Statement I is correct but Statement II is false.
(D)
Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is true. (Correct Answer)
Question No.67 (Question Id - 91)
Which statements are TRUE about an SQL Query ?
P. An SQL query can contain a HAVING clause even if it does not have a GROUP BY clause.
Q. An SQL query can contain a HAVING clause only if it has a GROUP BY clause.
R. All attributes used in the GROUP BY clause must appear in the SELECT clause.
S. Not all attributes used in the GROUP BY clause need to appear in the SELECT clause.
Choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(A)
P and R
(B)
(C)
P and S
(D)
Q and S
Question No.68 (Question Id - 12)

(A)
200
(B)
151
(C)
(D)
6.5
Question No.69 (Question Id - 46)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.70 (Question Id - 95)
Given below are two statements : one is labelled as Assertion A and the other is labelled as Reason
R
.
Assertion A:
CaMV35S promoter is frequently used for plant transformation.
Reason R:
CaMV35S is tissue-specific promoter.
In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below
:
(A)
Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
(B)
Both A and R are correct but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
(C)
A is correct but R is not correct. (Correct Answer)
(D)
A is not correct but R is correct.
Question No.71 (Question Id - 40)
If a random variable X has the mean 5 and standard deviation 3, then the variance of the variable Y =
(3X - 11) is :
(A)
9
(B)
25
(C)
(D)
144
Question No.72 (Question Id - 51)
What would be the value of nCr ?
(A)
(B)
n!/r!(n + r)!
(C)
r!/n!(n - r)!
(D)
r!/n!(n + r)!

Question No.73 (Question Id - 78)
An intermediate structure in homologous recombination in which the two duplexes of DNA are
connected by the genetic material exchanged between two of the four strands is called :
(A)
Recombination hotspot
(B)
(C)
Crossing junction
(D)
Duplex point
Question No.74 (Question Id - 22)
If x is negative, which of the following statement must be true ?
(A)
x2 < x4
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.75 (Question Id - 55)
What will following program in Python print ?
x=1.234567890987654321000001
y=round(x, 3)
print(x)
print(y)
(A)
(B)
1.234 & 1.234
(C)
1.23456789 & 1.234
(D)
1.2345 & 1.23
Question No.76 (Question Id - 16)
The sides of a given triangle are 10, 18 and 12 units, respectively. Find the length of the
perpendicular drawn from the opposite angle on the largest side.
(A)
(B)
12.568
(C)
3.1422
(D)
0.6284
Question No.77 (Question Id - 57)
Which of the following is not the decision making statement in C ?
(A)
if-else statememt
(B)
(C)
switch statement
(D)
else-if construct
Question No.78 (Question Id - 15)
If 336 is divided between A and B in such a way that A gets 5/16th of the amount B gets, How much
would A and B get ?
(A)
A gets 80 and B gets 256 (Correct Answer)
(B)
A gets 256 and B gets 80
(C)
A gets 96 and B gets 240
(D)
A gets 240 and B gets 96
Question No.79 (Question Id - 94)

Models of substitution are used in evolutionary studies. One of the model called "Kimura" considers
_________ parameters.
(A)
three
(B)
one
(C)
(D)
zero
Question No.80 (Question Id - 2)
If 30 ml of 20 mM solution of a solute having molecular weight 300 is mixed with 3% of 70 ml of the
solution of the same solute. Find the molarity of the resultant solution.
(A)
0.12 M
(B)
7.60 mM
(C)
0.76 M
(D)
Question No.81 (Question Id - 27)
What would be the weighted mean of first 10 natural numbers if weights are the corresponding
numbers.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
Question No.82 (Question Id - 33)
Based on data with x values between 10 and 20 and a correlation coefficient of 0.93, a regression
line is given by
y = 10.2x - 5.3. What are the prediction values of y, when x = 3.13 ?
(A)
(B)
20.3, 126
(C)
10.3, 120
(D)
20.8, 120.9
Question No.83 (Question Id - 66)
What would be the output of the following command in Python ?
>>> digits_only = translator (keep=string.digits)
>>> digits_only= (`My Height : 124.85 cm') will print as
(A)
124.85
(B)
124.8
(C)
124
(D)
Question No.84 (Question Id - 67)
What will be the output of the following program in Python ?
>>> seq=[34, 67, 8, 123, 4, 100, 95]
>>> seq.sort( )
>>> search(seq, 34)
(A)
3
(B)
34
(C)

(D)
8
Question No.85 (Question Id - 77)
Which set of tools can be used for comparing two genomes ?
(A)
BLAST, GENSCAN, BLAT
(B)
BLAT, Mummer and InterPro
(C)
BLAST, InterPro and GENSCAN
(D)
BLAST, Mummer and BLAT (Correct Answer)
Question No.86 (Question Id - 63)
What would be the output of the following command in Python ?
>>>print `JNU Examination'.title( )
(A)
JNU EXAMINATION
(B)
JNU Examination
(C)
(D)
Jnu examination
Question No.87 (Question Id - 79)
Which of the following proteins acts as a checkpoint control for entry into S-phase of DNA replication
?
(A)
Cyclin/CDK
(B)
(C)
cdc25
(D)
p21
Question No.88 (Question Id - 56)
For the following program written in Python :
>>>values=1,2,3
>>>x, y, z = values
What will be the output of >>>x ?
(A)
(B)
3
(C)
values
(D)
x
Question No.89 (Question Id - 98)
Which of the following techniques is `NOT' used for gene expression analysis ?
(A)
DNA Microarrays
(B)
(C)
Northern hybridization
(D)
Quantitative real-time PCR
Question No.90 (Question Id - 9)

(A)
+5 C, +5 C, -2 C, -2 C
(B)
+5 C, -5 C, +2 C, -2 C
(C)
+3 C, -3 C, -7 C, +3 C
(D)
+3 C, +7 C, -7 C, +3 C (Correct Answer)
Question No.91 (Question Id - 90)
Amino acids like Len, Ile, Val, Phe etc., tend to cluster near core of globular proteins as :
(A)
these amino acids prefer -sheet structure.
(B)
these amino acids can form additional hydrogen bonds involving their side chains.
(C)
these prefer definite three dimensional structure.
(D)
these avoid contact with water. (Correct Answer)
Question No.92 (Question Id - 24)
Find the average of first 20 multiples of 7.
(A)
71.5
(B)
75.3
(C)
74.5
(D)
Question No.93 (Question Id - 82)
"Melting" of a protein primarily affects the :
(A)
Primary Structure
(B)
(C)
Sequence of the protein
(D)
None of the above
Question No.94 (Question Id - 6)
If an object is placed at a distance of 8 cm from a convex mirror of focal length 12 cm. Find the
position and nature of the image.
(A)
4.8 cm, real and inverted
(B)
4.8 cm, virtual and inverted
(C)
4.8 cm, virtual and erect (Correct Answer)
(D)
4.8 cm, real and erect
Question No.95 (Question Id - 60)
Which of the following category is of non-executable statement in C ?
(A)
Assignment
(B)
(C)
Control
(D)
Input/Output
Question No.96 (Question Id - 13)
How many three digit numbers can be made with the numbers 1 to 9, if repetition is not allowed ?
(A)
729
(B)
(C)
576
(D)
720
Question No.97 (Question Id - 72)
string.Template class is offered in which version of Python ?
(A)
2.1

(B)
2.2
(C)
2.3
(D)
Question No.98 (Question Id - 49)
The minimum number of tosses of a coin that are needed so that the probability of getting at least
one head being 0.875 is :
(A)
4
(B)
(C)
8
(D)
6
Question No.99 (Question Id - 76)
Given below are two statements :
Statement I:
First worm sequenced was Caenorhabditis elegans.
Statement II:
Genome size of C. elegans is 97 Mb.
In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(A)
Both Statement I and Statement II are true. (Correct Answer)
(B)
Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
(C)
Statement I is correct but Statement II is false.
(D)
Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is true.
Question No.100 (Question Id - 83)
Which of the following are the methods to find the evolutionary tree that best accounts for the
observed variation in a group of sequences ?
(A)
Maximum Parsimony, Distance and Maximum Likelihood (Correct Answer)
(B)
Maximum Likelihood, Maximum Parsimony and Hierarchical Clustering
(C)
Principal Component Analysis, Distance and Maximum Parsimony
(D)
Principal Component Analysis, Maximum Likelihood and Maximum Parsimony
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