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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper II 2023 (CSAT)

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2.5

-0.833

If p, q, r and s are distinct single digit positive numbers, then what is the greatest value of (p + q) (r + s)?

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper II 2023 (CSAT)

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2.5

-0.833

Each digit of a 9-digit number is 1. It is multiplied by itself. What is the sum of the digits of the resulting number?

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper II 2023 (CSAT)

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2.5

-0.833

Let pp, qq and rr be 2-digit numbers where p < q < r. If pp + qq + rr = tt0, where tt0 is a 3-digit number ending with zero, consider the following statements :

1. The number of possible values of p is 5.

2. The number of possible values of q is 6.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper II 2023 (CSAT)

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2.5

-0.833

**Question:** Is (p + q - r) greater than (p - q + r), where p, q and r are integers ?

**Statement-1: **(p - q) is positive.

**Statement-2:** (p - r) is negative.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above Question and the Statements?

Questions Asked from Elementary Algebra (Marks 2.5)

Number in Brackets after Paper Indicates No. of Questions

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