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## Class 10 Maths MCQs for Real Numbers

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#### Below are the MCQs for chapter 1-Real Numbers.

**1. The decimal expansion of 22/7 is**

(a) Terminating

(b) Non-terminating and repeating

(c) Non-terminating and Non-repeating

(d) None of the above

Answer: **(b) Non-terminating and repeating**

Explanation: 22/7 = 3.14285714286..

**2. For some integer n, the odd integer is represented in the form of:**

(a) n

(b) n + 1

(c) 2n + 1

(d) 2n

Answer: **(c) 2n + 1**

Explanation: Since 2n represents the even numbers, hence 2n + 1 will always represent the odd numbers. Suppose if n = 2, then 2n = 4 and 2n + 1 = 5.

**3. HCF of 26 and 91 is:**

(a) 15

(b) 13

(c) 19

(d) 11

Answer: **(b) 13**

Explanation: The prime factorisation of 26 and 91 is;

26 = 2 x 13

91 = 7 x 13

Hence, HCF (26, 91) = 13

**4. Which of the following is not irrational?**

(a) (3 + √7)

(b) (3 – √7)

(c) (3 + √7) (3 – √7)

(d) 3√7

Answer: **(c) (3 + √7) (3 – √7)**

Explanation: If we solve, (3 + √7) (3 – √7), we get;

(3 + √7) (3 – √7) = 3^{2 }– (√7)^{2} = 9 – 7 = 2 [By a^{2 }– b^{2} = (a – b) (a + b)]

**5. The addition of a rational number and an irrational number is equal to:**

(a) rational number

(b) Irrational number

(c) Both

(d) None of the above

Answer: **(b) Irrational number**

The addition of a rational number and an irrational number is equal to irrational number.

**6. The multiplication of two irrational numbers is:**

(a) irrational number

(b) rational number

(c) Maybe rational or irrational

(d) None

Answer: **(c) Maybe rational or irrational**

The multiplication of two irrational numbers is maybe rational or irrational.

**7. If set A = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5,…} is given, then it represents:**

(a) Whole numbers

(b) Rational Numbers

(c) Natural numbers

(d) Complex numbers

Answer: **(c) Natural numbers**

If set A = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5,…} is given, then it represents natural numbers.

**8. If p and q are integers and is represented in the form of p/q, then it is a:**

(a) Whole number

(b) Rational number

(c) Natural number

(d) Even number

Answer: **(b) Rational number**

If p and q are integers and is represented in the form of p/q, then it is a rational number.

**9. The largest number that divides 70 and 125, which leaves the remainders 5 and 8, is:**

(a) 65

(b) 15

(c) 13

(d) 25

Answer: **(c) 13**

Explanation: 70 – 5 = 65 and 125 – 8 = 117

HCF (65, 117) is the largest number that divides 70 and 125 and leaves remainder 5 and 8.

HCF (65, 117) = 13

**10. The least number that is divisible by all the numbers from 1 to 5 is:**

(a) 70

(b) 60

(c) 80

(d) 90

Answer: **(b) 60**

Explanation: The least number will be LCM of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Hence, LCM (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) = 2 x 2 x 3 x 5 = 60

**11. The sum or difference of of two irrational numbers is always**

(a) rational

(b) irrational

(c) rational or irrational

(d) not determined

Answer: (b) irrational

**12. The decimal expansion of the rational number 23/(2**^{2}** . 5) will terminate after**

(a) one decimal place

(b) two decimal places

(c) three decimal places

(d) more than 3 decimal places

Answer: **(b) two decimal places**

Explanation:

23/(2^{2} . 5) = (23 × 5)/(2^{2} . 5^{2}) = 115/(10)^{2} = 115/100 = 1.15

Hence, 23/(2^{2} . 5) will terminate after two decimal places.

**13. Euclid’s division lemma states that for two positive integers a and b, there exist unique integers q and r such that a = bq + r, where r must satisfy**

(a) 1 < r < b

(b) 0 < r ≤ b

(c) 0 ≤ r < b

(d) 0 < r < b

Correct option:** (c) 0 ≤ r < b **

Euclid’s division lemma states that for two positive integers a and b, there exist unique integers q and r such that a = bq + r, where r must satisfy 0 ≤ r < b.

**14. For some integer m, every even integer is of the form**

(a) m

(b) m + 1

(c) 2m

(d) 2m + 1

Answer: **(c) 2m**

For some integer m, every even integer is of the form 2m.

**15. Using Euclid’s division algorithm, the HCF of 231 and 396 is**

(a) 32

(b) 21

(c) 13

(d) 33

Answer: **(d) 33**

Explanation:

396 > 231

Using Euclid’s division algorithm,

396 = 231 × 1 + 165

231 = 165 × 1 + 66

165 = 66 × 2 + 33

66 = 33 × 2 + 0

**16. If the HCF of 65 and 117 is expressible in the form 65m – 117, then the value of m is**

(a) 4

(b) 2

(c) 1

(d) 3

Answer: **(b) 2**

Explanation:

117 > 65

117 = 65 × 1 + 52

65 = 52 × 1 + 13

52 = 13 × 4 + 0

Therefore, HCF(65, 117) = 13

According to the given,

65m – 117 = 13

65m = 117 + 13

65m = 130

m = 130/65 = 2

**17. The prime factorisation of 96 is**

(a) 2^{5} × 3

(b) 2^{6}

(c) 2^{4} × 3

(d) 2^{4} × 32

Answer: **(a) 2 ^{5}**

**× 3**

Explanation:

The prime factorisation of 96 is:

96 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 = 2^{5} × 3

**18. n² – 1 is divisible by 8, if n is**

(a) an integer

(b) a natural number

(c) an odd integer

(d) an even integer

Answer: **(c) an odd integer **

Explanation:

We know that an odd number in the form (2Q + 1) where Q is a natural number ,

so, n² -1 = (2Q + 1)² -1

= 4Q² + 4Q + 1 -1

= 4Q² + 4Q

Substituting Q = 1, 2,…

When Q = 1,

4Q² + 4Q = 4(1)² + 4(1) = 4 + 4 = 8 , it is divisible by 8.

When Q = 2,

4Q² + 4Q = 4(2)² + 4(2) =16 + 8 = 24, it is also divisible by 8 .

When Q = 3,

4Q² + 4Q = 4(3)² + 4(3) = 36 + 12 = 48 , divisible by 8

It is concluded that 4Q² + 4Q is divisible by 8 for all natural numbers.

Hence, n² -1 is divisible by 8 for all odd values of n.

**19. For any two positive integers a and b, HCF (a, b) × LCM (a, b) = **

(a) 1

(b) (a × b)/2

(c) a/b

(d) a × b

Answer: **(d) a × b**

For any two positive integers a and b, HCF (a, b) × LCM (a, b) = a × b.

**20. The values of the remainder r, when a positive integer a is divided by 3 are**

(a) 0, 1, 2

(b) Only 1

(c) Only 0 or 1

(d) 1, 2

Answer: **(a) 0, 1, 2**

Explanation:

According to Euclid’s division lemma,

a = 3q + r, where 0 ≤ r < 3 and r is an integer.

Therefore, the values of r can be 0, 1 or 2.

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