Mathematics Questions for CDS & AFCAT: 17th January


Dear Students, Defence Adda is providing you all with this quiz on Mathematics questions for CDS, AFCAT, CAPF and other Defence Examinations. The questions asked in Mathematics Section of most of the defence examinations are based on the topics from Mathematics of Class 11th and 12th. The questions asked in this section are complex and comparatively difficult but once attempted with high accuracy, can fetch you full marks in this section. Also, practice on a daily basis helps one dive into the core concepts of a subject and thus, help her perform to the best of her ability in the real examinations. So, attempt the daily quizzes being provided by Defence Adda and score to the maximum in the Mathematics Section of all sorts of defence examinations.

Q1. The perimeter of one square exceeds that of another by 100 m and the area of the larger square exceeds three times that of smaller one by 325 m2. The length of side of smaller square is
(a) 30 m
(b) 55 m
(c) 60 m
(d) 25 m

Q2. ABCD is a rectangle of which AC is a diagonal. The value of ∠CAD+1 ∠BAC  is:  
(a) 2
(b) 14
(c) 1
(d) 0

Q3. The ratio for the measure of an angle of a regular nonagon to the measure of its exterior angle is:  
(a) 3 : 5
(b) 5 : 2
(c) 7 : 2
(d) 4 : 5



Q6. A rice trader buys 22 quintals of rice for Rs. 3,344.24% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 30% profit? 
(a) Rs. 88.86 per quintal
(b) Rs. 197.6 per quintal
(c) Rs. 269.2 per quintal
(d) Rs. 260 per quintal

Q7. A missile travels at 1350 km/h. How many metres does it travel in one second? 
(a) 369 metres
(b) 375 metres
(c) 356 metres
(d) 337 metres

Q8. The difference between simple and compound interests compounded annually on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 16% per annum is Rs 320. What is the value of given sum (in Rs)?
(a) 25000
(b) 50000
(c) 37500
(d) 12500

Q9. Of the 5 numbers whose average is 76, the first is 3/7 times the sum of other 4. The first number is
(a) 171
(b) 114
(c) 76
(d) 228

Q10. Marked price of an item is Rs 400. On purchase of 1 item discount is 6% and on purchase of 4 items discount is 24%. Rachita buys 5 items, what is the effective discount?
(a) 34 percent
(b) 28.56 percent
(c) 12.8 percent
(d) 23.25 percent

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