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Question number: 1
» Matrices and Determinants » Types of Matrices
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If is symmetric and then is –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Skew – symmetric 

b.  Symmetric 

c.  Diagonal 

d.  Both b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 2
» Matrices and Determinants » Types of Matrices
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A square matrix is called a diagonal matrix if for,
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 3
» Matrices and Determinants » Types of Matrices
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If inverse of a diagonal matrix is –
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Diagonal 

b.  Symmetric 

c.  Skew – symmetric 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 4
» Matrices and Determinants » Determinants and Matrices of Order Two and Three
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The roots of equation are –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 5
» Matrices and Determinants » Algebra of Matrices
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If for a matrix where is the identity matrix, then A equals
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 6
» Matrices and Determinants » Solution of Simultaneous Linear Equations in Two or Three Variables
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The system of equation of equations in unknowns has a unique solution if
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Det A ≠ 0, AdjAB = 0 

b.  Det A = 0, AdjAB = 0 

c.  Det A = 0, AdjAB ≠ 0 

d.  Det A ≠ 0 

Question number: 7
» Matrices and Determinants » Adjoint and Evaluation of Inverse of Square Matrix
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The inverse of a symmetric matrix is –
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Skew – symmetric 

b.  Symmetric 

c.  Diagonal matrix 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 8
» Matrices and Determinants » Properties and Operations of Determinants
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If each element of a determinant of order with value is multiplied by , then the new determinant is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  None of the above 
