# Recent questions tagged tifrmaths2010 1
Which of the following statements is false? The polynomial $x^{2}+x+1$ is irreducible in $\mathbb{Z}/2\mathbb{Z}[x]$. The polynomial $x^{2}-2$ is irreducible in $\mathbb{Q}[x]$. The polynomial $x^{2}+1$ is reducible in $\mathbb{Z}/5\mathbb{Z}[x]$. The polynomial $x^{2}+1$ is reducible in $\mathbb{Z}/7\mathbb{Z}[x]$.
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The equations. $x_{1}+2x_{2}+3x_{3}=1$ $x_{1}+4x_{2}+9x_{3}=1$ $x_{1}+8x_{2}+27x_{3}=1$ have Only one solution Two solutions Infinitely many solutions No solutions
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Define $\left \{ x_{n} \right \}$ as $x_{1}=0.1,x_{2}=0.101,x_{3}=0.101001,\dots$ Then the sequence $\left \{ x_{n} \right \}$. Converges to a rational number Converges to a irrational number Does not coverage Oscillates
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If $n$ and $m$ are positive integers and $n^{9}=19m+r$, then the possible values for $r$ modulo 19 are. Only 0 Only 0, $\pm$ 1 Only $\pm$ 1 None of the above
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Which of the following is true? The matrix $\begin{pmatrix} 1&0 \\ 1&2 \end{pmatrix}$ is not diagonalisable The matrix $\begin{pmatrix} 1&5 \\ 0&2 \end{pmatrix}$ is diagonalisable The matrix $\begin{pmatrix} 1&1 \\ 0&1 \end{pmatrix}$ is diagonalisable None of the above
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Let $x$ and $y \in \mathbb{R}^{n}$ be non-zero column vectors, from the matrix $A=xy^{T}$, where $y^{T}$ is the transpose of $y$. Then the rank of $A$ is: $2$ $0$ At least $n/2$ None of the above
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Let $G=\left \{ z \in \mathbb{C} \mid z^n = 1 \text{ for some positive integer } n \right \}$. Then under multiplication of complex numbers, $G$ is a group of finite order $G$ is a group of infinite order, but every element of $G$ has finite order $G$ is a cyclic group None of the above
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The function $f(x)$ defined by $f(x)= \begin{cases} 0 & \text{if x is rational } \\ x & \text{if } x\text{ is irrational } \end{cases}$ is not continuous at any point is continuous at every point is continuous at every rational number is continuous at $x=0$
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Number of solutions of the ordinary differential equation. $\frac{d^{2}y}{dx^{2}}-y=0, y(0)=0, y(\pi )=1$ is 0 is 1 is 2 None of the above
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Let $A, B$ be subsets of $\mathbb{R}$. Define $A + B$ to be the set of all sums $x +y$ with $x \in A$ and $y \in B$. Which of the following statements is false? If $A$ and $B$ are bounded, then $A + B$ is bounded If $A$ and $B$ are open, then $A + B$ is open If $A$ and $B$ are closed, then $A + B$ is closed If $A$ and $B$ are connected, then $A + B$ is connected
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If $f_{n}(x)$ are continuous functions from [0, 1] to [0, 1], and $f_{n}(x)\rightarrow f(x)$ as $n\rightarrow \infty$, then which of the following statements is true? $f_{n}(x)$ converges to $f(x)$ uniformly on [0, 1] $f_{n}(x)$ converges to $f(x)$ uniformly on (0, 1) $f(x)$ is continuous on [0, 1] None of the above
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Which of the following statements is false? There exists a natural number which when divided by 3 leaves remainder 1 and which when divided by 4 leaves remainder 0 There exists a natural number which when divided by 6 leaves remainder 2 and when divided by 9 ... leaves remainder 3 There exists a natural number which when divided by 12 leaves remainder 7 and when divided by 8 leaves remainder 3
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If $f,g:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ are uniformly continuous functions, then their compositions g ∘ f is. Uniformly continuous Continuous but not uniformly continuous Continuous and bounded None of the above
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If $V$ is a vector space over the field $\mathbb{Z}/5\mathbb{Z}$ and $\dim_{Z/5\mathbb{Z}}(V)=3$ then $V$ has. 125 elements 15 elements 243 elements None of the above
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Let $U_{n}=\sin(\frac{\pi }{n})$ and consider the series $\sum u_{n}$. Which of the following statements is false? $\sum u_{n}$ is convergent $u_{n}\rightarrow 0$ as $n\rightarrow \infty$ $\sum u_{n}$ is divergent $\sum u_{n}$ is absolutely convergent
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Let G be the set of all 2 x 2 symmetric, invertible matrices with real entries. Then with matrix multiplication, G is. An infinite group A finite group Not a group An abelian group
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The solution of the ordinary differential equation. $\frac{dy}{dx}=y, y(0)=0$ Is unbounded Is positive Is negative Is zero
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What is the value of $\lim_{x\to 0} \sin{\left (\frac1 x \right )}$ $1$ $0$ $\frac{1}{2}$ Does Not Exist
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The sum of the roots of the equation $x^{5}+3x^{2}+7=0$ is. $-3$ $\frac{3}{7}$ $\frac{-1}{7}$ $0$
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The series $\sum ^{\infty }_{n=1}\frac{(-1)^{n+1}}{\sqrt{n}}$ Converges but not absolutely. Converges absolutely. Diverges. None of the above.
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Let $M_{n}(R)$ be the set of n x n matrices with real entries. Which of the following statements is true? Any matrix $A \in M_{4}(R)$ has a real eigenvalue Any matrix $A \in M_{5}(R)$ has a real eigenvalue Any matrix $A \in M_{2}(R)$ has a real eigenvalue None of the above
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The total number of subsets of a set of 6 elements is. 720 $6^{6}$ 21 None of the above
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Let $f(x)= |x|^{3/2}, x \in \mathbb{R}$. Then $f$ is uniformly continuous. $f$ is continuous, but not differentiable at $x=0$. $f$ is differentiable and $f '$ is continuous. $f$ is differentiable, but $f '$ is discontinuous at $x=0$.
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The sequence $\sqrt{7},\sqrt{7+\sqrt{7}},{\sqrt{7+\sqrt{7+\sqrt{7}}}},....$ converges to. $\frac{1+\sqrt{33}}{2}$ $\frac{1+\sqrt{32}}{2}$ $\frac{1+\sqrt{30}}{2}$ $\frac{1+\sqrt{29}}{2}$
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The maximum value of $f(x)=x^{n}(1 - x)^{n}$ for a natural numbers $n\geq 1$ and $0\leq x\leq 1$ is $\frac{1}{2^{n}}$ $\frac{1}{3^{n}}$ $\frac{1}{5^{n}}$ $\frac{1}{4^{n}}$
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Let $f$ be an one to one function from the closed interval [0, 1] to the set of real numbers $R$, then. $f$ must be onto Range of $f$ must contain a rational number Range of $f$ must contain an irrational number Range of $f$ must contain both rational and irrational numbers
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The sum of the series $\frac{1}{1 \cdot 2}+ \frac{1}{2 \cdot 3}+ \frac{1}{3 \cdot 4} + \dots +\frac{1}{100 \cdot 101}$ $\frac{99}{101}$ $\frac{98}{101}$ $\frac{99}{100}$ None of the above
The last digit of $2^{80}$ is.. 2 4 6 8