SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 3, Algebra 3

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SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 3, Algebra 3

3rd SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set, 3rd on Algebra

SSC CGL Tier 2 question set 3 algebra3

This is the 3rd question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II exam and also the 3rd on topic Algebra.

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3rd question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL exam: 3rd on topic Algebra - answering time 12 mins

Q1. If $4y-3x=13$ and $xy=14$, then $64y^3-27x^3$ is,

  1. 8479
  2. 8400
  3. 8740
  4. 8749

Q2. If $x=(0.09)^2$, $y=\displaystyle\frac{1}{(0.09)^2}$ and $z=(1- 0.09)^2 - 1$, then which of the following relations is true?,

  1. $y \lt x$ and $x=z$
  2. $y \lt z \lt x$
  3. $z \lt x \lt y$
  4. $x \lt y$ and $x=z$

Q3. Minimum value of $x^4 +\displaystyle\frac{1}{x^4+1} - 3$ is,

  1. $0$
  2. $-1$
  3. $-2$
  4. $-3$

Q4. If $\displaystyle\frac{p}{3}=\frac{q}{2}$ then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{2p+3q}{3p-2q}$ is,

  1. $1$
  2. $\displaystyle\frac{12}{5}$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{5}{12}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{12}{7}$

Q5. If $(a-4)^2 + (b-9)^2+(c-3)^2=0$, then the value of $\sqrt{a+b+c}$ is,

  1. $\pm{4}$
  2. $4$
  3. $-4$
  4. $\pm{2}$

Q6. If $\displaystyle\frac{1}{x+y}=\displaystyle\frac{1}x+\displaystyle\frac{1}{y}$, where, $x \neq 0$, $y \neq 0$ and $x \neq y$, the value of $x^3-y^3$ is,

  1. $0$
  2. $2$
  3. $1$
  4. $-1$

Q7. If $a^x=(x+y+z)^y$, $a^y=(x+y+z)^z$ and $a^z=(x+y+z)^x$ find the value of $a+b+c$ where $a \neq 0$.

  1. $0$
  2. $1$
  3. $a^3$
  4. $a$

Q8. If $\displaystyle\frac{x-a^2}{b^2+c^2} + \displaystyle\frac{x-b^2}{c^2+a^2} +\displaystyle\frac{x-c^2}{a^2+b^2} =3$ then the value of $x$ is,

  1. $a^2+b^2$
  2. $a^2+b^2+c^2$
  3. $a^2+b^2-c^2$
  4. $a^2-b^2-c^2$

Q9. If $ax^2+bx+c=a(x-p)^2$, then the correct relation between $a$, $b$ and $c$ would be,

  1. $2b=a+c$
  2. $b^2=4ac$
  3. $b^2=ac$
  4. $abc=1$

Q10. If $\displaystyle\frac{y}{x} - \displaystyle\frac{x}{y}=3$, then find the value of $\displaystyle\frac{x^3}{y^3} + \displaystyle\frac{y^3}{x^3}$.

  1. $10\sqrt{3}$
  2. $10\sqrt{13}$
  3. $13\sqrt{3}$
  4. $13\sqrt{10}$

For detailed conceptual solution to the questions, refer to SSC CGL Tier II level Solution set 3 Algebra 3.

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Part I: Q1 to Q5

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Answers to the questions

Problem 1: Answer: Option d: 8749.

Problem 2: Answer: Option c : $z \lt x \lt y$.

Problem 3: Answer: Option c: $-2$.

Problem 4: Answer: Option b: $\displaystyle\frac{12}{5}$.

Problem 5: Answer: Option b: 4.

Problem 6: Answer: Option a : 0.

Problem 7: Answer: Option d: $a$.

Problem 8: Answer: Option b: $a^2+b^2+c^2$.

Problem 9: Answer: Option b: $b^2=4ac$.

Problem 10: Answer: Option b: $10\sqrt{13}$.

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