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## ML Aggarwal Rational and Irrational Number MCQs Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions

Board | ICSE |

Publications | Avichal Publishig Company (APC) |

Subject | Maths |

Class | 8th |

Chapter-1 | Rational and Irrational |

Writer | ML Aggarwal |

Book Name | Understanding |

Topics | Solution of MCQs |

Edition | 2023-2024 |

**Rational and Irrational Number MCQs **

### ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions

**Mental Maths**

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**Question 1. ****Fill in the blanks:**

(i) The product of two rational numbers is a ……….

(ii) Subtraction of rational numbers is …….. commutative.

(iii) The rational number −7/4 lies ……. of zero on the number line.

(iv) Division of rational numbers is ……… associative.

(v) Negative of a rational number is called its ………

(vi) Multiplicative identity of rational numbers is ……….

(vii) Multiplication of rational numbers is ……. over addition.

(viii) Division of a rational number by a non-zero rational number is a ………..

**Answer :**

(i) The product of two rational numbers is a **rational number**

(ii) Subtraction of rational numbers is **not** commutative.

(iii) The rational number −7/4 lies **towards left** of zero on the number line.

(iv) Division of rational numbers is **not** associative.

(v) Negative of a rational number is called its **additive inverse**

(vi) Multiplicative identity of rational numbers is **1.**

(vii) Multiplication of rational numbers is **distributive** over addition.

(viii) Division of a rational number by a non-zero rational number is a** rational number.**

**Question 2. State whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F):**

(i) −5/9 is the additive inverse of 5/9.

(ii) Every integer is a rational number.

(iii) Zero has its multiplicative inverse.

(iv) Every rational number is an integer.

(v) Division of two rational numbers is always closed.

(vi) Al terminating decimal numbers are rational numbers.

(vii) 0 is the multiplicative identity of rational numbers.

(viii) Non-terminating recurring decimal numbers are not rational numbers.

(ix) Subtraction of two rational numbers is not associative.

(x) Reciprocal of 1 is 1.

(xi) The multiplicative inverse is also called a reciprocal.

(xii) Between two different rational numbers, there are infinitely many number of rational numbers.

**Answer :**

(i) −5/9 is the additive inverse of 5/9. **True**

(ii) Every integer is a rational number. **True**

(iii) Zero has its multiplicative inverse. **False**

(iv) Every rational number is an integer. **False**

(v) Division of two rational numbers is always closed. **False**

(vi) Al terminating decimal numbers are rational numbers. **True**

(vii) 0 is the multiplicative identity of rational numbers. **False**

(viii) Non-terminating recurring decimal numbers are not rational numbers. **False**

(ix) Subtraction of two rational numbers is not associative. **True**

(x) Reciprocal of 1 is 1. **True**

(xi) The multiplicative inverse is also called a reciprocal. **True**

(xii) Between two different rational numbers, there are infinitely many number of rational numbers. **True**

**Rational and Irrational Number MCQs **

**ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions**

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**Question 3. Additive inverse of −2/−5 is**

(a) 2/5

(b) 5/2

(c) 2/−5

(d) 5/−2

**Answer :**

Additive inverse of -2/-5 = 2/−5 (c)

**Question 4. Multiplicative inverse of −3/7 is**

(a) 7/3

(b) −7/3

(c) 3/7

(d) None of these

**Answer : (b) −7/3**

**Question 5. Sum of a rational number and its additive inverse is**

(a) 1

(b) 0

(c) -1

(d) None of these

**Answer : (b) 0**

**Question 6. Rational numbers are not closed under**

(a) addition

(b) subtraction

(c) multiplication

(d) division

**Answer : (d) division**

**Question 7. 0 ÷ 2/3 is equal to**

(a) 2/3

(b) 3/2

(c) 0

(d) not defined

**Answer : (c) 0**

**Question 8. 2/3 ÷ 0 is equal to**

(a) 23

(b) 32

(c) 0

(d) not defined

**Answer : (d) not defined**

**Question 9. (p/q)+(r/s+t/u)=(p/q+r/s)+(t/u) is called**

(a) commutative property

(b) associative property

(c) distributive property

(d) None of these

**Answer : (b) associative property**

**Question 10. Multiplication of a non-zero rational number and its reciprocal is**

(a) 0

(b) 1

(c) -1

(d) None of these

**Answer : (b) 1**

**Question 11. Product of rational number −25 and its additive inverse is**

(a) 0

(b) 1

(c) −4/25

(d) −5/2

**Answer : (c) −4/25**

**Rational and Irrational Number MCQs **

**ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions**

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**Question 12. Sum of rational number 4/7 and its reciprocal is**

(a) 28/65

(b) 65/28

(c) −28/65

(d) −65/28

**Answer : (b) 65/28**

**Question 13. Sum of two rational numbers is 0, if one of them is −45, then other is**

(a) 5/4

(b) 4/5

(c) −5/4

(d) −4/5

**Answer : (b) 4/5**

**Question 14. Product of two rational numbers is 1, if one of them is 103, then other is**

(a) 3/10

(b) −3/10

(c) 10/3

(d) None of these

**Answer : (a) 3/10**

**Question 15. Rational number represented by the point P on the number line is**

(a) −5/7

(b) −3/7

(c) −5/8

(d) −4/8

**Answer : (b) −3/7**

**Question 16. What should be subtracted from −5/3 to get −2/7?**

(a) 29/21

(b) −21/29

(c) −29/21

(d) 21/29

**Answer : (c) −29/21**

**Question 17. Reciprocal of a negative number is**

(a) positive

(b) negative

(c) can not say

(d) does not exist

**Answer : (b) negative**

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