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SSC CGL level Question Set 57, Algebra 13

57th SSC CGL level Question Set, 13th on Algebra

ssc cgl level question set 57 algebra 13

This is the 57th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam and 13th on topic Algebra.

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57th question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL exam: 13th on topic Algebra - answering time 12 mins

Problem 1.

If $ab + bc+ca=0$, then the value of $\left(\displaystyle\frac{1}{a^2-bc}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{b^2-ca}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{c^2-ab}\right)$ is,

  1. $1$
  2. $0$
  3. $a+b+c$
  4. $3$

Problem 2.

The graph of the linear equations $3x+4y=24$ is a straight line intersecting x-axis and y-axis at the points $A$ and $B$ respectively. $P (2, 0)$ and $Q \left(0, \displaystyle\frac{3}{2}\right)$ are two points on the sides OA and OB respectively of $\triangle OAB$, where O is the origin of the co-ordinate system. If $AB=10$ cm, PQ will be equal to,

  1. 2.5 cm
  2. 20 cm
  3. 5 cm
  4. 40 cm

Problem 3.

If $x^4+\displaystyle\frac{1}{x^4}=119$, then the positive value of $x^3-\displaystyle\frac{1}{x^3}$ is,

  1. 27
  2. 36
  3. 49
  4. 25

Problem 4.

If $a$, $b$, $c$ are positive real numbers and $a+b+c=1$, then the least value of $\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{b}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{c}$ is,

  1. $1$
  2. $5$
  3. $9$
  4. $-1$

Problem 5.

If $\displaystyle\frac{x-a^2}{b+c} +\displaystyle\frac{x-b^2}{c+a} +\displaystyle\frac{x-c^2}{a+b}=4(a+b+c)$, with $a$ $b$, and $c$ positive real variables, value of $x$ is,

  1. $a^2+b^2+c^2$
  2. $ab +bc +ca$
  3. $a^2+b^2+c^2 - ab - bc - ca$
  4. $(a+b+c)^2$

Problem 6.

Number of solutions in the two equations, $4x-y=2$ and $2y-8x+4=0$ is,

  1. zero
  2. two
  3. one
  4. infinitely too many

Problem 7.

Let $a=\sqrt{6}-\sqrt{5}$, $b=\sqrt{5}-2$ and $c=2-\sqrt{3}$. Then the relation between $a$, $b$ and $c$ is,

  1. $b \lt c \lt a$
  2. $b \lt a \lt c$
  3. $a \lt b \lt c$
  4. $a \lt c \lt b$

Problem 8.

For real $x$, the maximum value of $3x^2+\displaystyle\frac{4}{x^2}$ is,

  1. $2\sqrt{3}$
  2. $3\sqrt{2}$
  3. $4\sqrt{3}$
  4. none of the above

Problem 9.

If $(3x-2y):(2x+3y)=5:6$ then one of the values of $\left(\displaystyle\frac{\sqrt[3]{x}+\sqrt[3]{y}}{\sqrt[3]{x}-\sqrt[3]{y}}\right)^2$ is,

  1. $25$
  2. $5$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{1}{5}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$

Problem 10.

If $\displaystyle\frac{x^{24}+1}{x^{12}}=7$, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{x^{72}+1}{x^{36}}$ is,

  1. 433
  2. 322
  3. 432
  4. 343

Solutions to the problems

For detailed conceptual solutions with answers you should refer to the companion SSC CGL level Solution Set 57 on Algebra where you will get detailed explanations on easiest path to the solutions.

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