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Number Systems ( 11 to 15 ):

# APTITUDE QUESTIONS (NUMBER SYSTEMS):

11. Which natural number is nearest to 9127 which is completely divisible by 88?

A) 9152

B) 9240

C) 9064

D) 9184

E) None of these

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Answer: option (A)

Explanation:

After dividing we get,

∴ required number = 9127 + (88-63) = 9127 + 25 = 9152

12. How many 3-digit numbers are completely divisible by 5?

A) 149

B) 180

C) 151

D) 166

E) None of these

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Answer: option (B)

Explanation:

3-digit numbers divisible by 6 are:

100, 105, 115,…., 995

This is an A.P. in which a = 100, d = 5 and l = 995

Let the number of terms be n. Then, t_{n }= 995

∴ a +(n – 1)d = 995 => 100 + (n – 1) * 5 = 995

- 5 * (n – 1) = 895 => (n – 1) = 179 => n = 180

∴ Number of terms = 180

13. The sum of all two digit numbers divisible by 7 is

A) 1135

B) 1245

C) 1030

D) 945

E) None of these

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Answer: option (D)

Explanation:

Required numbers are 14, 21, 28, …., 98.

This is an A.P. in which a = 14, d = 7 and l = 98.

So, let the number of terms in it be n. Then,

t_{n }= 98 => a + (n – 1)d = 98

- 14 + (n – 1) * 7 = 98 => (n – 1) * 7 = 84 => (n – 1) = 14 => n = 15
- Required sum = (n/2)(a + l) = 15/2(12+96)=(9*105) = 945

14. Which one of the following is the common factor of (47^{43} + 43^{43}) and (47^{47} + 43^{47})?

A) (47 – 43)

B) (47 + 43)

C) (47^{43} + 43^{43})

D) (47^{47} + 43^{47})

E) None of these

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Answer: option (B)

Explanation:

If ‘n’ is odd, (x^{n} + a^{n}) then it is always divisible by (x + a)

∴ each one of (47^{43} + 43^{43}) and (47^{47} + 43^{47}) is divisible by (47 + 43).

15. A number was divided successively in order by 4, 5, and 6. The remainders were respectively 2, 3 and 4. The number is:

A) 214

B) 476

C) 954

D) 1908

E) None of these

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Answer: option (A)

Explanation:

∴ c = 6 * 1 + 4 = 10

b = 5 * c + 3 = 5 * 10 + 3 = 53

a = 4 * b + 2 = 4 * 53 + 2 = 214