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Syllabus: Numerical computation, Numerical estimation, Numerical reasoning and data interpretation

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Recent questions in Numerical Ability

1
The number of real roots of the equation $2 \cos \left( \frac{x^2+x}{6} \right) = 2^x +2^{-x} \text{ is }$ $0$ $1$ $2$ infinitely many
2
Consider the following system of equivalences of integers, $x \equiv 2 \text{ mod } 15$ $x \equiv 4 \text{ mod } 21$ The number of solutions in $x$, where $1 \leq x \leq 315$, to the above system of equivalences is $0$ $1$ $2$ $3$
3
The number of real solutions of the equations $(9/10)^x = -3+x-x^2$ is $2$ $0$ $1$ none of the above
1 vote
4
If two real polynomials $f(x)$ and $g(x)$ of degrees $m\: (\geq 2)$ and $n\: (\geq 1)$ respectively, satisfy $f(x^2+1)=f(x)g(x),$ for every $x \in \mathbb{R}$, then $f$ has exactly one real root $x_0$ such that $f’(x_0) \neq 0$ $f$ has exactly one real root $x_0$ such that $f’(x_0) = 0$ $f$ has $m$ distinct real roots $f$ has no real root
1 vote
5
Let $X=\frac{1}{1001} + \frac{1}{1002} + \frac{1}{1003} + \cdots + \frac{1}{3001}$. Then, $X \lt1$ $X\gt3/2$ $1\lt X\lt 3/2$ none of the above holds
1 vote
6
The set of complex numbers $z$ satisfying the equation $(3+7i)z+(10-2i)\overline{z}+100=0$ represents, in the complex plane, a straight line a pair of intersecting straight lines a point a pair of distinct parallel straight lines
7
The series $\sum_{k=2}^{\infty} \frac{1}{k(k-1)}$ converges to $-1$ $1$ $0$ does not converge
8
Let $\cos ^6 \theta = a_6 \cos 6 \theta + a_5 \cos 5 \theta + a_4 \cos 4 \theta + a_3 \cos 3 \theta + a_2 \cos 2 \theta + a_1 \cos \theta +a_0$. Then $a_0$ is $0$ $1/32$ $15/32$ $10/32$
9
In a triangle $ABC$, $AD$ is the median. If length of $AB$ is $7$, length of $AC$ is $15$ and length of $BC$ is $10$ then length of $AD$ equals $\sqrt{125}$ $69/5$ $\sqrt{112}$ $\sqrt{864}/5$
10
The set $\{x \: : \begin{vmatrix} x+\frac{1}{x} \end{vmatrix} \gt6 \}$ equals the set $(0,3-2\sqrt{2}) \cup (3+2\sqrt{2}, \infty)$ $(- \infty, -3-2\sqrt{2}) \cup (-3+2 \sqrt{2}, \infty)$ $(- \infty, 3-2\sqrt{2}) \cup (3+2\sqrt{2}, \infty)$ $(- \infty, -3-2\sqrt{2}) \cup (-3+2 \sqrt{2},3-2\sqrt{2}) \cup (3+2 \sqrt{2}, \infty )$
11
Let $k$ and $n$ be integers greater than $1$. Then $(kn)!$ is not necessarily divisible by $(n!)^k$ $(k!)^n$ $n! \cdot k! \cdot$ $2^{kn}$
1 vote
12
The sequence $\dfrac{1}{\log_3 2}, \: \dfrac{1}{\log_6 2}, \: \dfrac{1}{\log_{12} 2}, \: \dfrac{1}{\log_{24} 2} \dots$ is in Arithmetic progression (AP) Geometric progression ( GP) Harmonic progression (HP) None of these
13
Let $S=\{6, 10, 7, 13, 5, 12, 8, 11, 9\}$ and $a=\underset{x \in S}{\Sigma} (x-9)^2$ & $b = \underset{x \in S}{\Sigma} (x-10)^2$. Then $a <b$ $a>b$ $a=b$ None of these
14
If $\tan x=p+1$ and $\tan y=p-1$, then the value of $2 \cot (x-y)$ is $2p$ $p^2$ $(p+1)(p-1)$ $\frac{2p}{p^2-1}$
1 vote
15
The coefficient of $x^2$ in the product $(1+x)(1+2x)(1+3x) \dots (1+10x)$ is $1320$ $1420$ $1120$ None of these
16
Let $x^2-2(4k-1)x+15k^2-2k-7>0$ for any real value of $x$. Then the integer value of $k$ is $2$ $4$ $3$ $1$
1 vote
17
Let $S=\{0, 1, 2, \cdots 25\}$ and $T=\{n \in S: n^2+3n+2$ is divisible by $6\}$. Then the number of elements in the set $T$ is $16$ $17$ $18$ $10$
1 vote
Let $a$ be the $81$ – digit number of which all the digits are equal to $1$. Then the number $a$ is, divisible by $9$ but not divisible by $27$ divisible by $27$ but not divisible by $81$ divisible by $81$ None of the above
The $5000$th term of the sequence $1,2,2, 3,3,3,4,4,4,4, \cdots$ is $98$ $99$ $100$ $101$
The highest power of $3$ contained in $1000!$ is $198$ $891$ $498$ $292$