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Subject : Mathematics

1.

Topic : Number System


1
1
2 + y 2 is x
(B) 322

If x = 9 + 4 5 and xy = 1, then
(A) 81

2.

The fraction

(A)

3.

2 2
3

If N =

5 2

8.

5
2

(D)

(C)

100
99
a a2 b 2

a a2 b 2

a a2 b 2
a a2 b 2

(B) b2

The ascending order of the surds


9

(D)

4
3

3 2 2 , then N equals

99
100

The numerator of

(A)

2 3
3

2
5 1

1
1
1
1

---------- +
is 1 2 2 3 3 4
99 100

(A) a2

7.

(C)

(B) 2 2 1

The value of

(D) 2

is -

5 2

5 1

(C) Greater than

6.

(C) 97

(B) 1

(A) Less than

5.

(A) 1
4.

DPPS. NO. 01

4, 6 3, 3 2

(B)

(B) Equal to

99
100

(D) Equal to

100
99

is 4a2 2b 2
b2

(C) a2 b2

(D)

(C) 3 2, 6 3 , 9 4

(D) 6 3 , 9 4 , 3 2

2, 6 3 , 9 4 is -

4 , 3 2, 6 3

3 1
, then the value of 4x3 + 2x2 8x + 7 is 2
(A) 10
(B) 8
(C) 6
If x =

On simplifying
(A) 1

(D) 4

999813 999815 1
, we get
(999814 )2

(B) 2

(C) 3

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9.

(A)
10.

1 1 1

p q r

(B) 0
X
If ax = cq = b and cy = az = d, then

(C) xpq+qr+rp

(D) 1

x q
=
(C) x + y = q + z
(D) x y = q z
y z
Number of two digit numbers having the property that they are perfectly divided by the sum of their digits with
quotient equal to 7, is
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 9
(A) xy = qz

11.

x q qr x r rp x p pq
The value of r p q is equal to x
x
x

(B)

12.

If a, a + 2 and a + 4 are prime numbers, then the number of possible solutions for a is :
(A) one
(B) two
(C) three
(D) more than three

13.

If least prime factor of a is 3 and the least prime factor of b is 7, the least prime factor of (a + b) is :
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 11

14.

The product of the HCF and LCM of the smallest prime number and the smallest composite number is :
(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8

15.

When 1! + 2! + 3! + ... + 125! is divided by 7, what will be the remainder ?


(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 1

(D) None of these

16.

If HCF of 65 and 117 is expressed in the form of 65m + 117n, then the value of m and n respectively is
(A) 3, 2
(B) 3, 1
(C) 2, 1
(D) 2, 3

17.

Find out (A + B + C + D) such that AB x CB = DDD, where AB and CB are two-digit numbers and DDD is a three-digit
number.
(A) 21
(B) 19
(C) 17
(D) 18

18.

If 27 = 123 and 31 = 133, than 15 = ?


(A) 13
(B) 31

19.
20.

(C) 11

(D) 33

How many zeros at the end of first 100 multiples of 10.


(A) 10
(B) 24
(C) 100

(D) 124

The last digit of (13 + 23 + 33 + ... 103)64 is :


(A) 2
(B) 5

(D) 0

(C) 9

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Subject : Mathematics
1.

Topic : Polynomial

L.C.M. of x3 + x2 + x + 1 and x3 x2 + x 1 is :
(A) x4 + 1
(B) x4 1

DPPS. NO. 02

(C) x2 + 1

(D) x2 1

2.

If (a-5)2 + (b-c)2 + (c-d)2 + (b+c+d-9)2 = 0, then the value of (a + b + c) (b + c + d) is :


(A) 0
(B) 11
(C) 33
(D) 99

3.

If x +

1
1
= 3, then the value of x6 + 6 is :
x
x

(A) 927

(B) 114

(C) 364

(D) 322

4.

If the zero of the polynomial f(x) = k2x2 17x + k + 2(k > 0) are reciprocal of each other, then the value of k is
(A) 2
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 1

5.

A farmer divides his herd of x cows among his 4 son's such that first son gets one-half of the herd, the second son gets
one fourth, the third son gets one-fifth and the fourth son gets 7 cows, then the value of x is :
(A) 100
(B) 140
(C) 160
(D) 180

6.

If in 3 + 3 5 , x = 3 and y = 3 5 , then its rationalising factor is


(A) x + y
(B) x y
(C) x5 + x4y + x3y2 + x2y3 + xy4 + y5
(D) x5 x4y + x3y2 x2y3 + xy4 y5

7.

If a, b, c are positive, then


(A) always smaller than
(C) greater than

ac
is :
bc

a
b

(B) always greater than

a
only if a > b
b

(D) greater than

a
b

a
only if a < b
b

8.

If the quotient of x4 11x3 + 44x2 76x + 48, when divided by (x2 7x + 12) is Ax2 + Bx + C, then the descending order
of A,B,C is :
(A) A,B,C
(B) B,C,A
(C) A,C,B
(D) C,A,B

9.

If a + b c = 0, then the value o (a b c )2 is :


(A) 2ab

10.

If

37
=2+
13

(B) 2bc
1
x

(A) 1,2,5
11.

If

(D) 4ac

where x,y,z are natural numbers then values of x,y,z are

1
y

(C) 4ab

1
z

(B) 1,5,2

(C) 5,2,1

(D) 2,5,1

1
1 1 1
+ + =
where (a+b+c)0 and abc 0. What is the value of (a+b) (b+c) (c+a) ?
a b c
a b c

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 1

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12.

13.

14.

If, x +

1
1
= 1 and y = 1, then the value of xyz is y
z

(A) 1

(B) 1

(C) 0

If x + y + z = 1, x + y + z = 2 and x + y + z = 3 then the value of xyz is:


(A) 1/5
(B) 1/6
(C) 1/7

(D) 2

(D) 1/8

The polynomials ax3 + 3x2 3 and 2x3 5x + a when divided by (x 4) leaves remainders R1 & R2 respectively then value
of a if 2R1 R2 = 0.
(A)

18
127

(B)

18
127

(C)

17
127

(D)

17
127

15.

, , are zeros of cubic polynomial x3 12x2 + 44x + c. If , , are in A.P., find the value of c.
(A) 48
(B) 24
(C) 48
(D) 24

16.

If x2 4 is a factor of 2x3 + ax2 + bx + 12, where a and b are constant. Then the values of a and b are :
(A) 3, 8
(B) 3, 8
(C) 3, 8
(D) 3, 8

17.

If xy + yz + zx = 1, then the expression


1

(A) x y z
18.

19.

20.

xy
yz
zx
1 xy + 1 yz + 1 zx is equal to

(B) xyz

The value of (a + b)3 + (a b)3 + 6a (a2 b2) =


(A) 6a3
(B) 8a3
1

(C) x + y + z

(D) xyz

(C) 10a3

(D) 12a3

If x 3 y 3 z 3 = 0, then
(A) x3 + y3 + z3 = 0
(C) (x + y + z)3 = 27 xyz

(B) x + y + z = 27xyz
(D) x3 + y3 + z3 = 27xyz

If , are the zeros of polynomial


f(x) = x2 p(x + 1) c then ( + 1)( + 1) is equal
(A) c 1
(B) 1 c

(C) c

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Subject : Mathematics
1.
2.

Topic : Quadratic Equation

DPPS. NO. 03

If one root is 3 5 , then quadratic equation will be :


(A) x2 6x + 4 = 0
(B) x2 5x + 5 = 0
(C) x2 3x + 4 = 0

(D) None of these

If are the roots of x2 2x + 2 = 0 then 6 + 6 is:


(A) 20
(B) 22

(D) None of these

(C) 0

3.

If the roots of the equation px2 + qx + r = 0 are in the ratio : m then :


(A) ( + m)2 pq = mr2
(B) ( + m)2 pr = mq
2
2
(C) ( + m) pr = mq
(D) none

4.

If the equation x2 + x + = 0 has equal roots and one root of the equation x2 + x 12 = 0 is 2, then ( ,) =
(A) (4, 4)
(B) (4, 4)
(C) (4, 4)
(D) (4, 4)

5.

The value of a for which one root of the quadratic equation (a 2 5a + 3)x2 + (3a 1)x + 2 = 0 is twice as large as the
other, is :
2
2
1
1
(B)
(C)
(D) .
3
3
3
3
If the roots of the equation x2 8x + a2 6a = 0 are real and distinct, then find all possible values of a .
(A) 2 < a < 8
(B) 2 < a < 8
(C) 2 a 8
(D) 2 a 8

(A)
6.
7.
8.

If x2 + ax + 10 = 0 and x 2 + bx 10 = 0 have a common root, then a 2 b2 is equal to


(A) 10
(B) 20
(C) 30
(D) 40
7
Out of a group of swans, times the square root of the total number are playing on the shore of a tank. The two
2
remaining ones are playing, in deep water. What is the total number of swans?
(A) 16
(B) 15
(C) 17
(D) 18

9.

Two friends tried solving a quadratic equation x 2 + bx + c = 0. One started with the wrong value of b and got the
roots as 4 and 14; the other started with the wrong value of c and got the roots as 17 and 2. Find the actual
roots.
(A) 7, 8
(B) 28, 2
(C) 19, 2
(D) 13, 2

10.

Number of integral values of p for which the quadratic equation x2 px + 1 = 0 has no real roots is :
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) infinite

11.

The roots of the quadratic equation (a + b 2c) x2 (2a b c) x + (a 2b + c) = 0 are


(A) a + b + c & a b + c
(B) 1/2 & a 2b + c
a 2b c
a b 2c
If sec , cosec are the roots of quadratic equation, a x 2 + b x + c = 0, then:

(C) a 2b + c & 1/(a + b 2c)


12.

(A) c2 + 2 a c = b2

(B) b2 a 2 = 2 b c

(D) 1,

(C) a 2 + 2 a b = c2

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13.

A fast train takes 3 hours less than a slow train for a journey of 900 km. If the speed of slow train is 15 km/ hr. less than
that the fast train. Find the sum of speeds of the two trains.
(A) 120 km/hr
(B) 125 km/hr
(C) 135 km/hr
(D) 150 km/hr

14.

If and are the root of ax2 + bx + c = 0, then the value of

1
1

is :
a b a b

(A)
15.

a
bc

(B)

b
ca

(C)

c
ab

(D) None of these

For what value of m does the equation x2 x + m2 = 0 possess no real roots :


1 1

(A) , 2 U 2 ,

1
(B) , 1 U 2 ,

(C) , 2 U , 1

(D) 1, U ( , 1)

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Subject : Mathematics
1.

DPPS. NO. 04

The sum of the third and seventh terms of an A.P. is 6 and their product is 8, then common difference is :
(A) 1

2.

Topic : Progression

(B) 2

(C)
2

(D)
4

If a1, a2..........., a19 are the first 19 term of an AP and a1 + a8 + a12 + a19 = 224.
19

then

a
i1

is equal to :

(A) 896

(B) 1064

(C) 1120

(D) 1164

3.

The sum of all two digit numbers each of which leaves remainder 3 when divided by 5 is
(A) 952
(B) 999
(C) 1064
(D) 1120

4.

Let Sn denote the sum of the first 'n' terms of an A.P. and S2n = 3Sn. Then, the ratio S3n : Sn is equal to :
(A) 4 : 1
(B) 6 : 1
(C) 8 : 1
(D) 10 : 1

5.

The first term of an A.P. of consecutive integers is p2 + 1. The sum of (2 p + 1) terms of this series can be
expressed as :
(A) (2p + 1)(p2+p+1)
(B) (2 p + 1) (p + 1)2
(C) (p + 1)3
(D) p3 +(p + 1)3

6.

If 7 times the 7th term of an AP is equal to 11 times the 11th term, then 18th term in that AP is
(A) 143
(B) 0
(C) 1
(D) Cannot be determined

7.

If the ratio of the sum of n terms of two A.Ps is (3n + 4) : (5n + 6), then the ratio of their 5 th term is
21
31
31
11
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
31
41
51
31

If in an A.P. , Sn = n2p and Sm = m2p, where Sr denotes the sum or r terms of the A.P., then Sp is equal to
(A)

9.

1 3
p
2

(C) p3

(D) (m + n)p2

If sum of n terms of a sequence is given by S n = 2n 2 + 3n, find its 50 th term.


(A) 250

10.

(B) mnp
(B) 225

(C) 201

(D) 205

Sum of n terms of the series

2 8 18 32 + .......... is :
(A)

n(n 1)
2

(B) 2n (n + 1)

(C)

n(n 1)

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11.

Divide 600 biscuits among 5 boys so that their shares are in Arithmetic progression and the two smallest shares together
make one-seventh of what the other three boys get. What is the sum of the shares of the two boys who are getting lesser
number of biscuits, than the remaining three ?
(A) 75

12.

Find the value of


(A)

8
33

(B) 85

(C) 185

(D) 90

2
2
2
2
2
+
+
+
+ ....... +
15
35 63
99
9999

(B)

2
11

(C)

98
303

(D)

222
909

13.

An A.P. consists of 21 terms. The sum of three terms in the middle is 129 and of the last three terms is 237. Then the A.P.
is :
(A) 3, 7, 11, 15 .........
(B) 2, 7, 12, ........ (C) 5, 9, 13, 15 ........
(D) none of these

14.

The sum of first 20 terms of log2 + log4 + log8 + ......


(A) 20 log 2
(B) log 20

15.

If n is odd, then the sum of n terms of the series


n
n 1
(B)
(A)
2
2

16.

The sum of n terms of the series a, 3a, 5a,...is


(A) na
(B) 2na

(C) 210 log 2

(D) log 2

1 2 + 3 4 + 5 6 + ......... will be
n1
2n 1
(C)
(D)
2
2

(C) n2a

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Subject : Mathematics

Topic : Lines and Angles & Triangles

DPPS. NO. 05

1.

In a XYZ, LM || YZ and bisectors YN and ZN of Y & Z respectively meet at N on LM. Then YL + ZM =


(A) YZ
(B) XY
(C) XZ
(D) LM

2.

If D is any point on the side BC of a ABC, then :


(A) AB + BC + CA > 2AD
(C) AB + BC + CA > 3 AD

3.

(B) AB + BC + CA < 2AD


(D) None

In the given figure PQ II RS, QPR = 70, ROT = 20. Then, find the value of x.
Q
P
T

70

20

(A) 20
4.

(B) 70

(C) 110

QR
Two triangles ABC and PQR are similar, if BC : CA : AB = 1 : 2 : 3, then
is :
PR
1
2
1

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D) 50

(D)

2
3

5.

ABC is a right-angle triangle, right angled at A. A circle is inscribed in it. The lengths of the two sides containing the
right angle are 6 cm and 8 cm, then radius of the circle is :
(A) 3 cm
(B) 2 cm
(C) 4 cm
(D) 8 cm

6.

In an isoscelesABC, if AC = BC and AB2 = 2 AC2, then C is equal to :


(A) 45
(B) 60
(C) 30

7.

(D) 90

ABCD is a trapezium in which AB || CD and AB = 2CD. What is the ratio of the areas of triangles AOB and COD ?
D

C
O

(A) 2 : 1

(B) 4 : 1

(C) 3 : 1

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8.

The sides of a right triangle are a and b and the hypotenuse is c. A perpendicular from the vertex divides c into
segments r and s, adjacent respectively to a and b. If a : b = 1 : 3, then the ratio of r to s is :
(A) 1 : 3
(B) 1 : 9
(C) 1 : 10
D) 3 : 10

9.

In the accompanying figure CE and DE are equal chords of a circle with centre O. Arc AB is a quarter-circle with centre
O. Then the ratio of the area of triangle CED to the area of triangle AOB is :
E

(A)

(B)

3 :1

(C) 2 : 1

(D) 3 : 1

In the given figure, AB and AC are produced to P and Q respectively. The bisectors of PBC and QCB intersect at
O. BOC is equal to
(A) 10
A
(

10.

2 :1

80

(B) 30
B

(C) 50
(D) 60
11.

(A) 80

50

(B) 50

(C) 100

(D) 105

ABCDE is a regular pentagon. A star of five points ACEBDA is formed to join their alternate vertices. The sum of all five
vertex angles of this star is .......
D

(A) Two right angle


(C) Four right angle
13.

In the figure below BA || DC and EC = ED, the measure BED is A

12.

(B) Three right angle


(D) Five right angle

The sum of all the interior angles of n sided polygon is 2160. Then this polygon can be divided into how many number
of triangles.
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 16

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14.

Given triangle PQR with RS bisecting R, PQ extended to D and n a right angle, then
R

(C) d =
15.

(A) m =

1
(p q)
2

(B) m =

1
(p + q)
2

1
(q + p)
2

(D) d =

1
m
2

In the given figure, x > y. Hence


L

(A) LM = LN
(B) LM < LN
M

(C) LM > LN

(D) None of these


16.

ABC is such that AB = 3 cm, BC = 2 cm and CA = 2.5 cm. If DEF ~ ABC and EF = 4 cm, then perimeter of DEF
is
(A) 7.5 cm
(B) 15 cm
(C) 22.5 cm
(D) 30 cm

17.

In an isosceles triangle ABC, AC = BC, BAC is bisected by AD where D lies on BC. It is found that AD = AB.
Then ACB equals

(A) 72

18.

(B) 54

In the figure BAC = ADC, then

(C) 36

(D) 60

(C) CD2

(D) CA2

CA
is
CB

B
(A) CB CD
19.

(B)

CD
CA

In ABC right angled at C, AD is median. Then AB2 = ......


(A) AC2 AD2
(B) AD2 AC2
(C) 3AC2 4AD2

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20.

In ABC, AD, BE & CF are medians. Then 4(AD2 + BE2 + CF2) equals
A

F
B
(A) 3(OA2 + OB2 + OC2)
21.

O E

(B) 3(OE2 + OF2 + OD2)

(A) (AB BF) + (AC CE)


(C) (AB CF) + (AC BE)

23.

(C) 3(AB2 + BC2 + AC2)

(D) 3(AE2 + AF2 + AD2)

In DABC, BE AC and CF AB, then BC2 = ........


A

22.

C
(B) (AB AF) + (AC AE)
(D) AB + BC + AC

In an equilateral triangle ABC, if AD BC, then


(A) 2AB2 = 3AD2
(B) 4AB2 = 3AD2

(C) 3AB2 = 4AD2

(D) 3AB2 = 2AD2

ABCD is a parallelogram, M is the midpoint of DC. If AP = 65 and PM = 30 then the largest possible integral value of
AB is :
A

P
D

(A) 124
24.

(C) 119

(D) 118

In the diagram if ABC and PQR are equilateral. The CXY equals

(A) 35
25.

(B) 120

(B) 40

(C) 45

(D) 50

Let XOY be a right angled triangle with XOY = 90. Let M and N be the midpoints of legs OX and OY, respectively.
Given that XN = 19 and YM = 22, the length XY is equal to
(A) 24
(B) 26
(C) 28
(D) 34

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ANSWER KEY
DPPS - 1. Number System
Ques
Ans.
Ques
Ans.

1
B
16
C

2
D
17
A

3
A
18
D

4
B
19
B

5
D
20
B

6
A

7
A

8
A

9
D

10
A

11
C

12
A

13
A

14
D

15
B

10
B

11
A

12
A

13
B

14
B

15
A

10
B

11
D

12
A

13
C

14
B

15
A

10
C

11
A

12
C

13
A

14
C

15
C

11
C

12
A

13
C

14
B

15
C

DPPS - 2. Polynomials
Ques
Ans.
Ques
Ans.

1
B
16
C

2
D
17
B

3
D
18
B

4
A
19
C

5
B
20
B

6
D

7
D

8
D

9
C

DPPS - 3. Quadratic Equation


Ques
Ans.

1
A

2
C

3
C

4
A

5
A

6
C

7
D

8
A

9
A

DPPS - 4. Progression
Ques
Ans.
Ques
Ans.

1
C
16
C

2
B

3
B

4
B

5
A

6
B

7
C

8
C

9
C

DPPS - 5. Lines and Angles and Triangles


Ques
Ans.
Ques
Ans.

1
D
16
B

2
A
17
C

3
D
18
B

4
D
19
D

5
D
20
C

6
D
21
A

7
B
22
C

8
B
23
C

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9
C
24
B

10
C
25
B

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