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## Matrices Class 12 MCQ Questions with Answers

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**Question:**

(a) B

(b) A

(c) O

(d) I

## Answer:

C

**Question**:

(a) 20

(b) [- 20]

(c) – 20

(d) [20]

## Answer:

D

**Question:**

(a) A

(b) – A

(c) 2A

(d) – 2A

## Answer:

C

**Question: Matrix A has m rows and (n + 5) columns, matrix B has m rows and** **(11- n) columns. If both AB and BA exist, then**

(a) AB and BA are square matrix

(b) AB and BA are of order 8 X 8 and 3X 13 respectively

(c) AB= BA

(d) None of the above

## Answer:

A

**Question:**

## Answer:

C

**Question:**

## Answer

D

**Question:**

**then the values of a and b are respectively**

(a) 1, 2

(b) 1, 2

(c) – 1, 2

(d) – 1,- 2

## Answer

D

**Question:**

## Answer

C

**Question:**

## Answer

B

**Question: If A**

(a) idempotent matrix

(b) involutory matrix

(c) nilpotent matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question: If A is an orthogonal matrix, then A ^{-1 }equals**

(a) A

(b) AT

(c) A

^{2(d) None of these }

## Answer

C

**Question: If A =**

(a) symmetric matrix

(b) skew-symmetric matrix

(c) orthogonal matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question: If A is symmetric as well as skew-symmetric matrix, then A is**

(a) diagonal matrix

(b) null matrix

(c) triangular matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question: If A is a skew-symmetric matrix andnis an odd positive integer, then A ^{n }is a**

(a) symmetric matrix

(b) skew-symmetric matrix

(c) diagonal matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question: If AB = and BA = B, then which of the following is not true?**

(a) A is idempotent matrix

(b) B is idempotent matrix

(c) A_{T} is idempotent matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question: If A is a 3 x 3 skew-symmetric matrix, then trace of A is equal to**

(a) – 1

(b) 7

(c) |A|

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question: A skew-symmetric matrix S satisfies the relation S ^{2}+ 1= Q, where I is an unitary matrix, then S is an**

(a) idempotent matrix

(b) involutory matrix

(c) orthogonal matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question: In which of the following type of matrix there always exists an inverse?**

(a) Idempotent matrix

(b) Orthogonal matrix

(c) Involutary matrix

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question: If A,B are two n x n non-singular matrices, then**

(a) AB is a non-singular

(b) AB is singular

(c) (AB)^{-1} = A-B^{-1}

(d) (AB) ^{-1}does not exist

## Answer

A

**Question:**

## Answer

A

**Question:**

## Answer

A

**Question:**

## Answer

B

**Question:**

## Answer

C

**Question:**

## Answer

C

**Question:**

(a) 5

(b) 0

(c) 1

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question:**

## Answer

C

**Question: If P is non-singular matrix, then the value of ad j (P-1) in terms of P is**

(a) P /|p|

(b) P |P|

(c) P

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question: If A and B are two non-singular matrices of the same order such that**

(a) I

(b) 2I

(c) 0

(d) -I

## Answer

C

**Question: **

(a) I

(b) O

(c) 2I

(d) 1/2I

## Answer

D

**Question: If A and B are two matrices of the order 3 X m and 3 X n, respectively and m= n , then the order of matrix (5A-2B) is**

a) m X 3

(b) 3X 3

(c) m X n

(d) 3 X n

## Answer

D

**Question:**

## Answer

B

**Question:**

## Answer

D

**Question: **

(a) I

(b) A

(c) O

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question: **

(a) A

(b) I- A

(c) I +A

(d) 3A

## Answer

A

**Question: For any two matrices A and B, we have **

(a) AB = BA

(b) AB ≠BA

(c) AB= O

(d) None of these

## Answer

D

**Question: If A is matrix of order m Xn and B is a matrix such that AB’ and B ‘A are both defined, then order of matrix B is**

(a) mx m

(b) n x n

(c) n x m

(d) mx n

## Answer

D

**Question: If A is square matrix such that A2 = A, then (A+I) ^{3} is equal to**(a) A +1

(b) 7A I +

(c) 3A+ I

(d) A- I

## Answer

B

**Question:**

(a) 1

(b) -1

(c) 2

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question:**

## Answer

D

**Question:**

(a) A

(b) I

(c) I +A

(d) None of the above

## Answer

C

**Question:**

## Answer

A

**Question: **

**equal to**

(a) I

(b) 0

(c) -2I

(d) 2I

## Answer

C

**Question:**

## Answer

B

**Question. The matrix product **

## Answer

D

**Question. Match the terms given in column-I with the terms given in column-II and choose the correct option from the codes given below. **

Codes

A B C

(a) 1 2 3

(b) 3 2 1

(c) 2 1 3

(d) 3 1 2

## Answer

D

**Question. **

(a) there cannot exist any B such that AB = BA

(b) there exist more than one but finite number of B’s such that AB = BA

(c) there exists exactly one B such that AB = BA

(d) there exist infinitely many B’s such that AB = BA

## Answer

D

**Question. **

## Answer

A

**Question. **

## Answer

D

**ASSERTION – REASON TYPE QUESTIONS**

**(a) Assertion is correct, reason is correct; reason is a correct explanation for assertion.****(b) Assertion is correct, reason is correct; reason is not a correct explanation for assertion****(c) Assertion is correct, reason is incorrect****(d) Assertion is incorrect, reason is correct.**

**Question. **

**Reason: For any square matrix, A (A ^{T})^{T} = A **

## Answer

B

**Question. **

**then B is the inverse of A.****Reason : If A is a square matrix of order m and if there exists another square matrix B of the same order m, such that AB = BA = I, then B is called the inverse of A. **

## Answer

A

**Question. Assertion : The possible dimensions of a matrix containing 32 elements is 6.****Reason : The No. of ways of expressing 32 as a product of two positive integers is 6. **

## Answer

C

**Question.**

**Reason : A is not a square matrix. **

## Answer

A

**Question.**

**Reason: A = [a _{ij]} is a square matrix such that a_{ij} = 0, ∀ i ≠ j, then A is called diagonal matrix. **

## Answer

A

**Question. Assertion : The order of the matrix A is 3 × 5 and that of B is 2 × 3. Then the matrix AB is not possible.****Reason : No. of columns in A is not equal to no. of rows in B. **

## Answer

A

**Question. **

**Reason : For the given matrix A we have A’ = A. **

## Answer

C

**Question. For any square matrix A with real number entries, consider the following statements.****Assertion : A + A’ is a symmetric matrix.****Reason: A –A’ is a skew-symmetric matrix. **

## Answer

B

**Question. Assertion : Addition of matrices is an example of binary operation on the set of matrices of the same order.****Reason: Addition of matrix is commutative. **

## Answer

B

**Question. **

**then the product of the matrices A and B is not defined.****Reason : The number of rows in B is not equal to number of columns in A. **

## Answer

A