**pstet paper 1- maths quiz**

1. The average of first ten prime numbers is:

A) 12.7

B) 12.9

C) 129

D) 10.1

…Answer is **B**)

Solution 12.9

2. A chair having the marked price rupees 500 is sold for rupees 380. The rate of discount is

A) 20%

B) 24%

C) 2.4%

D) 31.57%

…Answer is B)

Solution 24%

3. In an examination 74% of the candidates passed and 156 failed. The candidates who appeared in the examination were:

A) 211

B) 400

C) 500

D) 600

…Answer is D)

Solution: 600

4. A square and a rectangle have the same area. If one side of the square is 30 cm and the length of the rectangle is 36 cm , then the breadth of the rectangle will be

A) 15 cm

B) 25 cm

C) 36 cm

D) 45 cm

…Answer is B)

Solution: 25 cm

5. If the distance of 200 metre is covered i 20 sec, then the speed is

A) 10 km/hr

B) 20 km/hr

C) 26 km/hr

D) 36 km/hr

…Answer is D)

Solution: 36 km/hr

6. The national day of Mathematics is celebrated on :

A) 22 December

B) 21 December

C) 23 December

D) 24 December

…Answer is A)

Solution: 22 december

7. In the light of “the tall shape of Mathematics,” the nature of Mathematics is :

A) Mathematics is the most valuable school subject

B) Mathematics is needed to be learnt sequentially

C) Mathematics is needed to be learnt in depth

D) Mathematics is applied in all other school subjects

…Answer is B)

Solution: Mathematics is needed to be learnt swquentially

8. Problem posing in Mathematics requires :

A) Better understanding of the concepts involved

B) Original and diverse thinking

C) In-depth understanding of the subject

D) Memorisation ability

…Answer is B)

Solution: Original and diverse thinking

9. Without repeating any digit, the sum of all digits of the greatest ten digit number is :

A) 45

B) 44

C) 42

D) 39

…Answer is A)

Solution: 45

10. 0.00056/ 0.08 will be equal to

A) 0.7

B) 0.07

C) 0.007

D) 0.0007

…Answer is C)

Solution: 0.007

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