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GK MCQs

Maths General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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Maths General Knowledge Questions

The following are the most popular general knowledge questions and answers on mathematics:

1. Amongst which of the following is considered the origin of the calculator?

  1. Abacus
  2. Derivative
  3. Stepped Reckoner
  4. Curta Calculator

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2. Amongst which of the following is the smallest perfect number?

  1. 5
  2. 10
  3. 1
  4. 6

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3. Who invented the discovery of calculus and binomial theorem?

  1. Diophantus
  2. Ada Lovelace
  3. Archimedes
  4. Issac Newton

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4. Which of the following English Mathematicians is considered to be the world's first computer programmer?

  1. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  2. Issac Newton
  3. Ada Lovelace
  4. Archimedes

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5. Who is the Father of Geometry?

  1. Euclid
  2. Pythagoras
  3. Archimedes
  4. Aristotle

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6. Who is the Founder of Trigonometry?

  1. Hipparchus
  2. Aryabhata
  3. Pythagoras
  4. Aristotle

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7. Who discovered the square root of numbers?

  1. Ptolemy
  2. Eratosthenes
  3. Hero of Alexandria
  4. Xenocrates

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8. What is the formula to find out the diagonal of a square?

  1. A√4
  2. √A
  3. A√2
  4. 4√4

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9. 0 is considered as ____number?

  1. Even number
  2. Odd number
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above

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10. A palindromic number is a number that is the same when written ____.

  1. Forwards or backward
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 10 and 20
  4. None of these

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11. What is Pythagoras' constant?

  1. The square root of 3
  2. The square root of 2
  3. Cube root of 100
  4. None of the above

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12. Who was the first Mathematician to determine the circumference of the Earth?

  1. Luca Pacioli
  2. John Napier
  3. Omar Khayyam
  4. Eratosthenes

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13. Who is often considered as the 'Father of Indian Statistics'?

  1. Ashutosh Mukherjee
  2. C.R. Rao
  3. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
  4. Srinivasa Ramanujan

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14. Amongst which of the following symbol is known as the product symbol?

  1. E

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15. ∵ represents ____ in Mathematics?

  1. Therefore
  2. Since
  3. Because
  4. Implies

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16. Amongst which of the following is the typical sign used to indicate the end of a proof?

  1. □ (a small square)
  2. ⊓ (double up tack)
  3. ► (right-pointing triangle)
  4. All of the above

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17. 2 + 5 + 8 + 11 + 14 ... is an example of which of the following series?

  1. Harmonic series
  2. Arithmetic series
  3. Convergent series
  4. Geometric series

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18. In which of the following type of series sum grows indefinitely as the number of terms rises?

  1. Geometric series
  2. Alternating series
  3. Divergent series
  4. Convergent series

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19. 1 + 2 + 4 + 8 + 16 + is an example of which of the following types of series?

  1. Harmonic series
  2. Convergent series
  3. Arithmetic series
  4. Geometric series

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20. What will be the sum of the following series?

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  1. -1
  2. 1
  3. 0
  4. Infinity

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21. The series is called as ____ if the common exponent is a positive real constant number.

  1. Alternating series
  2. P series
  3. Convergent series
  4. All of the above

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22. Is 1 a prime number?

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Can't say
  4. No option

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23. Amongst which of the following types of series appears in nature?

  1. Fibonacci series
  2. Palindromic series
  3. Harmonic series
  4. Divergent series

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24. Amongst which of the following is the smallest composite number?

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. -4

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25. Between 90 and 100, which number is considered as a prime?

  1. 91
  2. 93
  3. 97
  4. All of the above

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26. Between 70 and 90 which of the following numbers are considered as prime?

  1. 71, 73, 72, 79, 83, 87, 89
  2. 71, 73, 79, 87, 89
  3. 71, 73, 79, 89
  4. 71, 73, 79, 83, 89

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27. Which of the following is considered a composite number from the given numbers: 17, 47, 49, 27, 79, 80, 71, 83, 89, and 79?

  1. 49, 27, 80
  2. 83, 27, 49, 80
  3. 49, 27, 83, 80, 79
  4. None of the above

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28. What is the 11th prime number?

  1. 23
  2. 29
  3. 31
  4. 37

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29. Fill in the blank: Prime numbers are always ____.

  1. Positive
  2. Negative
  3. Both
  4. None

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30. A number divided by zero is referred as ____ number.

  1. Negative
  2. Irrational
  3. Undefined
  4. Real

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31. Which of the following is a correct formula to calculate simple interest?

  1. Simple Interest = (Principal x Rate x Time) / 100
  2. Simple Interest= (Profit / Cost price) x 100
  3. Simple Interest= Principal + Interest
  4. Simple Interest = (Principal x Rate x Time) + 100

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32. What is the formula to find the volume of a cone?

  1. (1 / 3 )πr2h
  2. (1 / 3 )πrh
  3. (1 / 3 )πr1/2h
  4. (1 / 3 )π2r2h

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33. The most often occurring value in a data set is known as ____.

  1. Mean
  2. Median
  3. Mode
  4. None of the above

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34. tan(90 Degrees - A) is equal to ____ ?

  1. Cosec A
  2. Cot A
  3. Tan A
  4. Sec A

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35. What is the value of sin² θ + cos² θ?

  1. 1
  2. 1-cos² θ
  3. Sin θ * cosec θ
  4. Infinity

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36. Rahul's net sales in the preceding quarter were Rs 100,000, and he spent a total of Rs 75,000 on various expenses. What will be Rahul's total profit margin?

  1. 20%
  2. 10%
  3. 25%
  4. 50%

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37. What is the derivative of f(x) = 100?

  1. 1
  2. Infinity
  3. -Infinity
  4. 0

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38. In a ____ triangle, the sides are all measured differently?

  1. Isosceles Triangle
  2. Equilateral Triangle
  3. Scalene Triangle
  4. Obtuse Triangle

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39. What is the sum of the interior angles of a triangle?

  1. 360 Degrees
  2. 180 Degrees
  3. 90 Degrees
  4. 0 Degree

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40. In a triangle, the sum of the interior and exterior angles is ____?

  1. Supplementary
  2. Complimentary
  3. Vertical
  4. None of the above

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41. What is the area of an isosceles triangle?

  1. Area= Base* height2
  2. Area= Base* √3*height
  3. Area= (Base * height )/2
  4. Area= √3/4 height

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42. Amongst which of the following statement is True about the Transitivity property of a triangle?

  1. The transitivity property states that A triangle () is similar to itself.
  2. Transitivity property states that: If △ ABC ∼ △ DEF, Then △ DEF ∼ △ ABC
  3. Transitivity property states that: If△ ABC ∼△ DEF and△ DEF ∼△ XYZ, then △ ABC ∼△ XYZ
  4. All of the above

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43. How many types of Triangles are there?

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 7

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44. How do you calculate the sum of the measure of the interior angles of a triangle?

  1. (n+2)/180
  2. (n-2)*180
  3. (n+2)*180
  4. (n*2)*180

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45. Who developed the infinity symbol?

  1. John Wallis
  2. Issac Newton
  3. Aryabhata
  4. Aristotle

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46. What is the square root of 256?

  1. 17
  2. 16
  3. 26
  4. 15

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47. ____ is the distance calculated across the center between any two places on the circumference.

  1. Radius
  2. Circumference
  3. Area
  4. Diameter

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48. The ellipse has ____ axis?

  1. 5
  2. 4
  3. 3
  4. 2

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49. What is the area of the ellipse?

  1. πr1r2
  2. πr1+r2
  3. πr1-r2
  4. πr1/r2

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50. How do you calculate the percentage change?

  1. PercentChange = (NewValue) OldValue x 100
  2. PercentChange = (OldValue + NewValue) OldValue x 100
  3. PercentChange = ((NewValue - OldValue) / OldValue) x 100
  4. PercentChange = (OldValue - NewValue) NewValue x 100

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51. What is the LCM of 12 and 20?

  1. 120
  2. 80
  3. 60
  4. 100

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52. What is the HCF of 18 and 28?

  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 2
  4. 6

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53. HCF of 25 and 5 is 5, find their LCM?

  1. 25
  2. 5
  3. 10
  4. 15

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54. Which of the following formulas will be used to compute the downstream speed if the boat's speed in still water is u km/hr and the speed of the stream is v km/hr?

  1. (u- v) Km/hr
  2. (u+v) Km/hr
  3. u/v Km/hr
  4. u*v Km/hr

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55. What is the formula to find the sum of an arithmetic progression's first n terms?

  1. (Sn) = (n/2) * [2a + (n+1)d]
  2. (Sn) = (n/2) +[2a + (n-1)d]
  3. (Sn) = (n*2) * [2a + (n-1)d]
  4. (Sn) = (n/2) * [2a + (n-1)d]

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56. If two triangles are similar, their side ratios are equal. True or False?

  1. True
  2. False
  3. N/A
  4. N/A

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57. What is the sum of the opposite angles of a cyclic quadrilateral?

  1. 360 Degrees
  2. 180 Degrees
  3. 260 Degrees
  4. 120 Degrees

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58. Complete the sentence. All right angles are ____.

  1. Incongruent
  2. Congruent
  3. Lateral
  4. None of the above

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59. Complete the sentence. A ____ is a straight line that intersects only one point on a circle.

  1. Arc
  2. Segment
  3. Chord
  4. Tangent

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60. Which of the following shapes will have the shortest perimeter if their areas are the same?

  1. Triangle
  2. Polygon
  3. Circle
  4. Square

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61. Euler's formulas work on which of the following shapes?

  1. Polyhedron
  2. Sphere
  3. Cylinder
  4. Cone

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62. What is the surface area of a cube?

  1. Surface_area=6*A
  2. Surface_area=6*A2
  3. Surface_area=6*A3
  4. Surface_area=3*A2

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63. What is the value of the following mathematical expression?

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  1. 1
  2. 0
  3. e^x
  4. Infinity

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64. What will be the area of a parallelogram, if base = 17 and height = 13?

  1. 30
  2. 14
  3. 1.30
  4. 221

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65. What is the largest two-digit prime number?

  1. 89
  2. 99
  3. 97
  4. 93

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66. What is the smallest co-prime number?

  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3

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67. What is a Central Angle Formula?

  1. Central Angle Measure = (Arc Length / Radius) * 180°
  2. Central Angle Measure = (Arc Length + Radius) * 180°
  3. Central Angle Measure = (Arc Length - Radius) / 180°
  4. Central Angle Measure = (Arc Length * Radius) * 180°

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68. In the Venn diagram, what does a rectangle is used to represent?

  1. Universal set
  2. Subset
  3. Minor Set
  4. None of the above

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69. How do you represent the null set?

  1. []
  2. ()
  3. All of the above

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70. A set that contains only one element is called a ____ set.

  1. Monoset
  2. Independent set
  3. Unidirectional set
  4. Singleton set

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71. How do you write 90 in a Roman number?

  1. C
  2. CX
  3. XC
  4. XXC

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72. How do you write 500 in Roman numbers?

  1. CCC
  2. K
  3. CCCC
  4. D

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73. If U= {1, 2,8, 9}, A = {1, 2, 3, 4} and B = {2, 4, 6, 8} then find A complement?

  1. {1,2}
  2. {2}
  3. {8,9}
  4. {3,4}

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74. Which of the following is the correct representation of an idempotent theorem in sets?

  1. A ∩ A = A
  2. A ∩ U = A
  3. A ∩ B = B ∩ A
  4. A ∩ ϕ = ϕ

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75. Amongst which of the following is the largest two-digit perfect square number?

  1. 99
  2. 90
  3. 88
  4. 81

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76. Who is the father of Indian Mathematics?

  1. Srinivasa Ramanujan
  2. Aryabhata
  3. Brahmagupta
  4. C.R. Rao

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77. Evaluate 4 + 5 * 2 - 3?

  1. 10
  2. 3
  3. 6
  4. 11

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78. Find the midpoint of a line whose endpoints are (10, 15) and (9, 8)?

  1. 5.5
  2. 8.5
  3. 9.5
  4. 10.5

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79. What is a diagonal formula of a rectangle?

  1. D²= √(L²+W²)
  2. D²=L²*W²
  3. D²=L²+W²
  4. D²=L²/W²

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80. What is the length of a diagonal of a cube?

  1. 3√A
  2. 2√3A
  3. √3A
  4. √6A

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81. An Euler's number 'e' is approximately equal to?

  1. 3.4182
  2. 3.114
  3. 2.718
  4. 3.418

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82. What is the square root of 144?

  1. 12
  2. 13
  3. 14
  4. 9

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83. What is the formula to find the area of a circle?

  1. Area = π * r
  2. Area = π + r3
  3. Area = r²
  4. Area = π * r²

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84. What is the sum of the angles in a triangle?

  1. 360 degrees
  2. 180 degrees
  3. 280 degrees
  4. 90 degrees

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85. Which of the following is a Fibonacci series formula?

  1. Fn = Fn+1 - Fn+2
  2. Fn = Fn-1 * Fn-2
  3. Fn = Fn+1 + Fn-2
  4. Fn = Fn-1 + Fn-2

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86. Who introduced the Arabic numeral system to the Western world?

  1. Euclid
  2. Pythagoras and samos
  3. Leonardo Fibonacci
  4. Archimedes

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87. Which of the following is True about prime numbers?

  1. Twin primes are prime number pairs with a difference of two.
  2. 2 is not only the even prime number.
  3. Every positive integer can be expressed uniquely as a product of prime integers (including one).
  4. All of the above

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88. Evaluate (2*5)^3?

  1. 133
  2. 1000
  3. 117
  4. 144

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89. Evaluate x2 * x9?

  1. x7
  2. x11
  3. x-7
  4. x18

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90. How will you evaluate the following expression?

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  1. Xa-b
  2. Xa - Xb
  3. Xa+b
  4. Xa*b

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91. Complete the sentence. The variance of the given dataset is always ____.

  1. 0
  2. Infinity
  3. Negative
  4. Positive

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92. Amongst which of the following is the correct value of math gk q image 5

  1. n√xm
  2. √xmn
  3. √xm+n
  4. x√mn

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93. What is the absolute value of 0?

  1. 1
  2. 0
  3. Infinity
  4. -Infinity

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94. What is the smallest integer number?

  1. 0
  2. -1
  3. Infinity
  4. -Infinity

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95. What is the smallest rational number?

  1. 1/1
  2. -1/2
  3. Infinity to -infinity
  4. -infinity

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96. What is the smallest negative number?

  1. 0
  2. -1
  3. Infinity
  4. -Infinity

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97. Who introduced the 'laws of planetary motion'?

  1. Isaac Newton
  2. Tycho Brahe
  3. Johannes Kepler
  4. Galileo Galilei

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98. How many degrees are there in a circle?

  1. 360 degrees
  2. 180 degrees
  3. Greater than 360 degrees
  4. 0 degree

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99. What is the factorial of 0?

  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. Undefined
  4. Infinity

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100. Which of the following is not considered as a rational number?

  1. 7/1
  2. 0/3
  3. -2/9
  4. None of the above

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101. On which date the PI Day around the world is celebrated?

  1. 15 Feb
  2. 13 March
  3. 14 March
  4. 19 March

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102. Who discovered the logarithms and decimal points?

  1. John Napier
  2. Helen Napier
  3. Katherine Drummond
  4. Elizabeth Stirling

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