Surds and Indices - Aptitude Questions and Answers

Surds and Indices Questions and Answers

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1. If (x/y)a-1 = (y/x)a-3, then the value of 'a' is:

a. 1/2
b. 1
c. 2
d. 7/2

Answer: c. 2


2. Find the value of 1/(216)-2/3 + 1/(256)-3/4 + 1/(32)-1/5 is:

a. 102
b. 105
c. 107
d. 109

Answer: a. 102


3. Find the number of prime factors in 612 * (35)28 * (15)16/(14)12 * (21)11 is:

a. 56
b. 66
c. 95
d. 112

Answer: b. 66


4. Given: (9/4)a * (8/27)a-1 = 2/3
Find 'a'.


a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

Answer: d. 4


5. The value of [(10)150 / (10)146] is:

a. 1000
b. 10000
c. 100000
d. 106

Answer: b. 10000