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JEE PREP. TEST -1 (topics- A.P, G.

P, Logarithm)[ 20 Marks] 1) If the sum of first n integers is 1/5 times their squares, then n is equal to (a) 5 (b) 6 (c) 7 (d) 8 2) Three non real nos a,b,c are in A.P. Increasing a by 1 or increasing c by 2, the nos become in G.P, then b is equal to (a) 10 (b) 12 (c) 14 (d) 16 3) If Sn= nP + [n(n-1)/2]Q , where Sn denote the sum of first n terms of the A.P, then the common difference is (a) P+Q (b) 2P+ 3Q (c) 2Q (d) Q 4) The H.M of the roots of the eqn (5+ √2)x2 – (4+ √5)x + 8+2√5=0 (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6

(d) 8

5) Let the H.M and G.M of two positive nos be in the ratio 4:5, then the two nos are in the ratio (a) 1:1 (b) 2:1 (c) 3:1 (d) 4:1 6) Let Tr be the rth term of the A.P whose first term is, a & common difference is, d. If for some positive integers m, n , m≠0. If Tm=1/n & Tn=1/m then, a-d= (a) 1/mn (b) 1 (c) 0 (d) 1/m+1/n 7) In a G.P, the (p+q)th term is m & the (p-q)th term is n, then its pth term is (a) 0 (b) mn (c) √mn (d) ½(m+n) 8) The fourth, seventh & tenth terms of a G.P are p, q, r respectively, then (a) p2= q2+r2 (b) p2= qr (c) q2= pr (d) r2= p2+q2 9) If three unequal nos x, y, z are in A.P and are such that y-x, z-y, x are in G.P, then x:y:z equals (a) 2:3:4 (b) 1:2:4 (c) 1:3:5 (d) 1:2:3 10) Three consecutive terms of a progression are 15, 12, 10, then the next term of the progression is (a) 8 4/7 (b) 7 (c) 7/60 (d) none of these 11) An infinite G.P has first term as, a & sum is 5, then (a) a < -10 (b) -10 < a < 0 (c) 0 < a < 10 12) The no. of real roots of (x-1)2 + (x-2)2 + (x-3)2 =0 is (a) 2 (b) 1 (d) a > 10

(c) 0

(d) 3

13) For what value of ‘ p’ the difference of the roots of the eqn x2 –px +8=0 is 2? (a) ± 2 (b) ± 4 (c) ± 6 14) The value of x2 +2bx +c is +ve if (a) b2 – 4c >0 (b) b 2 – 4c <0 (c) c2 < b

(d) ± 8 (d) c 2 > b

15) I f the sum of the squares of the roots of x2 – (a-2) – (a+1) =0 is least, then value of ‘a’ is (a) 0 (b) 2 (c) -1 16) If one root of the eqn ix2 -2(i+1)x +(2-i)=0 is 2-i, then other root is (a) -i (b) 2 +i (c) i

(d) 1 (d) 2 –i

17) In a quadratic eqn with leading co-efficient 1, a student reads the co-efficient as 16 of x wrongly as 19 & obtain roots as -15 & -4. The correct roots are (a) 6, 10 (b) -6, -10 (c) 8, 8 (d) -8, -8 18) If the roots of the eqn px2 +qx +r =0 are in the ratio a : b, then ab/(a+b)2 = (a) pr/q2 (b) pq/r2 (c) q2/pr 19) If α,β be the roots of ax2 +bx +c =0, then those of ax2 +2bx +4c =0 are (a) α/2,β/2 (b) 2α,2β (c) -2α,-2β 20) The value of x which satisfy both the inequations x2 -1≤ 0 & x2 –x -2 ≥ 0 lie in (a) (-1, 2) (b) (-1, 1) (c) (1, 2) (d) r 2/pq (d) –α,-β

(d) {-1}