KVS Olympiad Regional Level Round 3 Solutions
Answer Keys of round 2 Cluster Level
What is KVS Mathematics Olympiad ?
The erstwhile RO(regional office) Chandigarh took the initiative to support the mathematical talent among high school student in the country in Association with pioneermathematics.com. Exhibiting immense courage and commitment RO chandigarh In Association wih pioneermathematic.com took over the responsibility for selecting and training the Indian team for participation in the RMO, INMO & IMO. Ro Chandigarh in assocation with pioneermathematics.com coordinates and support maths Olympaid In chandigarh Region with the intension to pick the best talent from every nook and corner of the country.
Compulsory for all students of 6th to 12th classes
What are the benifits of Maths Olympiad ?
1. If a student happens to clear maths Olympiad, then it gives an added advantage to the candidate in all walks of life e.g. Interviews.
2. Awards & Accolades:
At clearing Vidyalaya Level, students get certificate.
At clearing Cluster Level, students get Prizes of Watches & other Utilities for daily Life and 1 year subscription of pioneermathematics will be provided by www.pioneermathematics.com
After clearing Regional Level, students get Prizes of Netbooks, Laptop* & 2 Year Subscription of pioneermathematics provided by www.pioneermathematics.com (5-7 days camp will be organized at RO Chandigarh for INMO & IMO, JMO KVS. This camp will be organized under the guidance of expert professors from the reputed universities.)
What are the stages?
Stage-I: Vidyalaya(School) Level is the first step in selecting the Team for Regional Level.
Eligibility: It is meant primarily for students of Class VI to XII.
Day of Examination: 03-july-2012.
Stage-II: Cluster Level (10 Clusters)
Eligibility: Only students selected on the basis of Vidyalaya level from different regions are eligible to appear for Cluster Level.
Day of Examination: 21-july-2012
Time duration: 2 Hours containing objective & Subjective problems.
Stage-III: Regional Level
Day of Examination: 11-August-2012
Time duration: 2 Hours containing WITH Subjective problems.
Eligibility: Only students selected on the basis of merit certificate . They are invited to a 5-7 Days training camp conducted at RO Chandigarh.
Olympiad syllabus and methodology for preparation:
For Vidyalaya Level
1) Geometry: 25%
2) Number Theory: 20%
3) Algebra: 10%
4) Combinatorics : 10%
5) Mensuration: 10%
6) Geometry: 10%
7) MAT (Mental Aptitude Test)
KVS RO Chandigarh in association with pioneermathematics.com provide free booklets to all Participants. And study material also uploded on Pioneers web site (www.pioneermathematics.com)
Sample questions in the "Study Material"
Ques. Five points on a circle are numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 in clockwise order. A frog jumps in the clockwise order from one number to another as follows:
(a) If it is at odd number it moves one place.
(b) If it is at even number it moves two places.
If the frog is initially at 5, where it will be after 2010 jumps? [RMO-2010 Chandigarh]
Ques. A number of bacteria are placed in a glass. One second later each bacterium divides in two, the next second each of the resulting bacteria divides in two again, etc. After one minute the glass is full. When was the glass half full?
[If your ans is 30 sec, then its wrong]
Ques. Jack tore out several successive pages from a book. The number of the first page he tore out was 183, and it is known that the number of the last page is written with the same digits in some order. How many pages did jack tear out of the book?
[Ques is absolutely right]
Ques. A caterpillar crawls up a pole 75 inches high, starting from the ground. Each day it crawls up 5 inches, and each night it slides down 4 inches. When will it first reach the top of the pole?
[75 days is wrong ans]