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### Multiple Choice Questions Topic Outline

- MCQs in Basic Rules in Quadratic Formula | MCQs in Nature of Roots | MCQs in Properties of Roots | MCQs in Binomial Theorem | MCQs in Properties of Expansion | MCQs in Pascal’s Triangle | MCQs in Coefficient of any term | MCQs in Formula for rth term | MCQs in Sum of Coefficients | MCQs in Sum of Exponents | MCQs in Common and Natural Logarithms | MCQs in Euler’s Number | MCQs in Binary Logarithms | MCQs in Properties of Logarithms

### Online Questions and Answers in Quadratic Equation, Binomial Theorem and Logarithms Series

**Quadratic Equation, Binomial Theorem and Logarithms MCQs**

**MCQs from Number 1 – 50**Answer key:

**PART I**

**MCQs from Number 51 – 100**Answer key:

**PART II**

### Start Practice Exam Test Questions Part I of the Series

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**Problem 1: ECE Board March 1996**

The equation whose roots are the reciprocal of the roots of **2×2 – 3x – 5 = 0** is,

- A. 5×2 + 3x – 2 = 0
- B. 2×2 + 3x – 5 = 0
- C. 3×2 – 3x +2 = 0
- D. 2×2 + 5x – 3 = 0

**Problem 2: EE Board October 1993**

In the equation **x2 + x = 0**, one root is **x **equal to

- A. 1
- B. 5
- C. ¼
- D. none of these

**Problem 3: ECE Board April 1990**

Solve for the value of “**a**” in the equation **a8 – 17a4 + 16 = 9**

- A. ± 2
- B. ± 3
- C. ± 4
- D. ± 5

**Problem 4: ME Board October 1996**

Solve for x that satisfies the equation **6×2 – 7x – 5 = 0**

**Problem 5: EE Board October 1997**

Find the values of **x** in the equation **24×2 + 5x – 1 = 0**

**Problem 6: EE Board October 1990**

Determine **k** so that the equation **4×2 + kx + 1 = 0** will have just one real solution.

- A. 3
- B. 4
- C. 5
- D. 6

**Problem 7: ME Board April 1996**

Solve for x: **10×2 + 10x + 1 = 0**

- A. -0.113, -0.887
- B. -0.331, -0.788
- C. -0.113, -0.788
- D. -0.311, -0.887

**Problem 8:**

If 1/3 and -3/2 are roots of a quadratic equation, then the equation is

- A. 6×2 + 7x – 3 = 0
- B. 6×2 – 7x + 3 = 0
- C. 6×2 – 7x – 3 = 0
- D. 6×2 – 7x + 1 = 0

**Problem 9:**

Which of the following is a root of this quadratic equation **30×2 + 49x + 20 = 0**

- A. 0.6
- B. -0.6
- C. -0.8
- D. 0.75

**Problem 10:**

What is the discriminant of the equation **4×2 = 8x – 5**?

- A. 8
- B. -16
- C. 16
- D. -8

**Problem 11:**

Given the equation **3×2 + Bx + 12 = 0**. What is the value of **B** so that the roots of the equation are equal?

- A. 4
- B. 8
- C. 10
- D. -12

**Problem 12:**

Find the term involving **y5** in the expansion of **(2×2 + y)10**.

- A. 8064 x10y5
- B. 8046 x5y5
- C. 8046 x10y5
- D. 4680 x5y5

**Problem 13:**

Find the 5th term of expansion of

- A. 260 x8
- B. 5040 x8
- C. 210 x8
- D. 420 x8

**Problem 14: ECE Board April 1998**

In the expression of **(x + 4y)12**, the numerical coefficient of the **5th** term is,

- A. 63,360
- B. 126,720
- C. 506,880
- D. 253,440

**Problem 15:**

What is the fourth term of the expansion of **(x + x2)100**?

- A. 1650 x103
- B. 161700 x103
- C. 167100 x103
- D. 167100 x100

**Problem 16:**

What is the numerical coefficient of the term next to **495x8y4**?

- A. 660
- B. 792
- C. 990
- D. 1100

**Problem 17: CE Board November 1996**

Find the 6th term of expansion of

**Problem 18:**

What is the coefficient of the term free of x of the expansion of **(2x – 5y)4**?

- A. 256
- B. 526
- C. 265
- D. 625

**Problem 19:**

Find the **6th** term of **(3x – 4y)8**?

- A. -148,288 x3y5
- B. -548 x2y5
- C. -154,288 x3y5
- D. -1,548,288 x3y5

**Problem 20: ECE Board November 1995**

What is the sum of the coefficients of the expansion **(2x – 1)20**?

- A. 0
- B. 1
- C. 2
- D. 3

**Problem 21: ECE Board April 1995**

What is the sum of the coefficients in the expansion **(x + y – z)8**?

- A. 0
- B. 1
- C. 2
- D. 3

**Problem 22: CE Board November 1993, ECE Board November 1993**

Find the value of** log8 48**.

- A. 1.86
- B. 1.68
- C. 1.78
- D. 1.98

**Problem 23: CE Board November 1997**

Evaluate the **log6 845 = x**

- A. 3.76
- B. 5.84
- C. 4.48
- D. 2.98

**Problem 24: ME Board April 1997**

What is the value of log to base **10 of 10003.3**?

- A.10.9
- B. 99.9
- C. 9.9
- D. 9.5

**Problem 25: ECE Board April 1998**

What is the value of (log 5 to the base 2) + (log 5 to the base 3)?

- A.7.39
- B. 3.79
- C. 3.97
- D. 9.37

**Problem 26:**

Find the value of **log4 (log3 5).**

- A.1.460
- B. 0.275
- C. 1.273
- D. 0.165

**Problem 27:**

Given:** log4 7 = n**. Find

- A. 1/n
- B. n
- C. -1/n
- D. –n

**Problem 28: CE Board November 1992, CE Board May 1994**

If **loga 10 = 0.25**, what is the value of **log10 a**?

- A. 2
- B. 4
- C. 6
- D. 8

**Problem 29: ECE Board November 1995**

Given **logb y = 2x + logb x.** Which of the following is true.

**Problem 130: ME Board October 1996**

Which value is equal to log to the base e of e to the -7x power?

- A. -7x
- B. 10 to the -7x power
- C. 7
- D. -7 log to the base 10

**Problem 31: ME Board April 1996**

Log of the nth root of x equals log of x to 1/n power and also equal to

**Problem 32: ECE Board November 1990**

Log (MN) is equal to:

- a. Log M – N
- B. Log M + N
- C. N log M
- D. Log M + Log N

**Problem 33: ME Board April 1997**

What expression is equivalent to **log (x) – log (y + z)**?

- A. log x + log y + log z
- B. log [x/(y + z)]
- C. log x – log y – log z
- D. log y + log (x +z)

**Problem 34: ECE Board November 1991**

Given: logb 1024 = 5/2. Find b.

- A. 2560
- B. 16
- C. 4
- D. 2

**Problem 35:**

Given: **log3 (x2 – 8x) = 2**. Find x.

- A. -1
- B. 9
- C. -1 and 9
- D. 1 and -9

**Problem 36: ECE Board November 1991**

Solve for the value of x in the following equation: **x3logx = 100x**

- A. 12
- b. 8
- C. 30
- D. 10

**Problem 37: EE Board October 1992**

Given:** log 6 + x log 4 = log 4 + log (32 + 4x)**. Find x.

- A. 2
- B. 3
- C. 4
- D. 6

**Problem 38: ECE Board November 1998**

If log of 2 to the base 2 plus log of x to the base 2 is equal to 2, then the value of x is

- A. 4
- B. -2
- C.
- D. -1

**Problem 39: ME Board October 1997**

Find the value of **x if log12 x = 2**

- A. 144
- B. 414
- C. 524
- D. 425

**Problem 40:**

Solve for the value of x:

- A. 379.65
- B. 365.97
- C. 397.56
- D. 356.79