Subject: Maths, asked on 5/2/21

The Republic Day parade, first held in 1950, has been a yearly ritual since. The parade marches
from the Rashtrapati Bhawan along the Rajpath in New Delhi. Several regiments of the army,
navy, and air force, along with their bands, march to India Gate. The parade is presided over by the
President of India, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces. As he unfurls the
tricolour, the national anthem is played. The regiments of the Armed Forces then start their march
past. Prestigious awards like Kirti Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Paramvir Chakra and Vir Chakra are
given out by the President. Nine to twelve different regiments of the Indian Army, in addition to the
Navy and Air Force march toward India Gate along with their bands. Contingents of paramilitary
forces and other civil forces also participate in the parade.
On 71th republic day parade, captain RS Meel is planing for parade of following two group:
(a) First group of Army troops of 624 members behind an army band of 32 members.
(b) Second group of CRPF troops with 468 soldiers behind the 228 members of bikers.
These two groups are to march in the same number of columns. This sequence of soldiers is
followed by different states Jhanki which are showing the culture of the respective states.

(i) What is the maximum number of columns in which the army troop can march?
(a) 8 (b) 16
(c) 4 (d) 32
(ii) What is the maximum number of columns in which the CRPF troop can march?
(a) 4 (b) 8
(c) 12 (d) 16
(iii) What is the maximum number of columns in which total army troop and CRPF troop together
can march past?
(a) 2 (b) 4
(c) 6 (d) 8
(iv) What should be subtracted with the numbers of CRPF soldiers and the number of bikers so
that their maximum number of column is equal to the maximum number of column of army
troop?
(a) 4 Soldiers and 4 Bikers (b) 4 Soldiers and 2 Bikers
(c) 2 Soldiers and 4 Bikers (d) 2 Soldiers and 2 Bikers
(v) What should be added with the numbers of CRPF soldiers and the number of bikers so that
their maximum number of column is equal to the maximum number of column of army
troop?
(a) 4 Soldiers and 4 Bikers (b) 12 Soldiers and 12 Bikers
(c) 6 Soldiers and 6 Bikers (d) 12 Soldiers and 6 Bikers

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