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PRE FOUNDATION DIVISON


IMO Stage-II Exam.-2016

CLASS-8
MATHEMATICS
Q.1

Q.2

Three different containers contain different


quantities of mixtures of milk and water,
whose measurements are 403 kg, 434 kg and
465 kg. What biggest measure must be there
to measure all the different quantities
exactly ?
(A) 1 kg (B) 7 kg (C) 31 kg (D) 41 kg
Three rational numbers lying between
and

1
3
, 0,
2
4
1
1
, 0,
(C)
4
4

(A)

Q.3

Q.4

The total number of girls in colleges D and E


together are approximately what per cent of
the total number of girls in colleges A, B and
C together ?
(A) 87 % (B) 75 % (C) 70 % (D) 88 %

Q.5

What is the respective ratio of the number of


boys in college D to the number of boys in
college B ?
(A) 5 : 4
(B) 8 : 9
(C) 4 : 5
(D) 9 : 8

Q.6

In the given figure (not drawn to scale),


AFGB, CFE and CGD are straight lines.
Find y.

3
4

1
are 2

Date : 14-02-2016

1 1 3
, ,
4 4 4
5
1
, 0,
(D)
4
4

(B)

x6
2x 1
x4

+
=0
x5
x4
x2
(B) 2
(C) 2
(D) 1

Solve for x :
(A) 3

Direction (4 and 5) : Study the following graph


carefully and answer the questions given below :
Total number of Boys and Girls In Various
Colleges

(A) 90
(C) 94
Q.7

Select the correct statement.


(A) A cuboid has 4 faces.
(B) A cylinder has 2 flat faces.
(C) A sphere has 1 vertex.
(D) A cone has no vertex.

Q.8

Which of the following figures do not satisfy


any of the following properties ?
All sides are equal.
All angles are right angles.
Opposite sides are parallel.

(A) P
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(B) 86
(D) 92

(B) Q

(C) R

(D) S
1

Q.9

Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the


probability of getting at least two tails ?
(A)

Q.10

1
4

(B)

1
2

(C)

3
8

(D)

7
8

x
remains constant
y

(B) x y remains constant.


(C) x + y remains constant.
(D) x y remains constant.

If x =

1
3

2

2

3

(A) 62

2
(C)
3

Q.13

3
(B)
2

The greatest among ( 7

12

3
(D)
2

5 ), ( 5 3 ),

7 ) and ( 11 9 ) is .. .

(A) ( 7 5 )

(B) ( 5 3 )

(C) ( 9 7 )

(D) ( 11 9 )

The perimeters of a square and a rectangle are


equal. If their areas are respectively A m2 and
B m2, then which of the following is a true
statement ?
(A) A < B

(B) A B

(C) A < B/2

(D) None of these

(D) 38

Q.16

, then find the value of

( 9
10

(C) 52

By what least number 25920 be divided to


obtain a number which is a perfect cube ?
(A) 35
(B) 25
(C) 15
(D) 5

x .
2
(A)
3

(B) 28

Q.15

Q.12

In the given figure (not drawn to scale), ABC


and CDE are straight lines, ACE is a right
angle, DF || CG}||BH. Find y.

If two quantities x and y vary directly with


each other, then (A)

Q.11

Q.14

3 1 1
3
+ =
+
is an example to show
8 7 7
8

that (A) Addition of rational numbers is


commutative
(B) Rational numbers are closed under
addition.
(C) Addition of rational numbers is
associative.
(D) Rational numbers are distributive under
addition.
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Q.17

The value of

(856 167) 2 (856 167 ) 2


is
856 856 167 167

equal to (A) 1
(B) 2

(C) 689

(D) 1023

Q.18

If x + 0 = 0 + x = x, which is rational number,


then 0 is called (A) Identity for addition of rational numbers
(B) Additive inverse of x
(C) Multiplicative inverse of x
(D) Reciprocal of x

Q.19

Solve for x :
(A) 10

Q.20

3
2
5

= 2
x 1 x 1 x 1
(B) 12
(C) 8
(D) 9

If two quantities p and q vary inversely with


each other, then p
(A)
remains constant
q
(B) p + q remains constant
(C) p q remains constant
(D) p q remains constant
2

Q.21

Which of these is equal to (3)3

( 81)

Q.27

A machine was sold at a gain of 10 %. Had it


been sold at ` 80 less, the seller would have
lost 10 %. What was the cost price of the
machine ?
(A) ` 350
(B) ` 400
(C) ` 450
(D) ` 520

Q.28

The areas of three adjacent faces of a cuboid


are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4 and its volume is 9000
cm3. The smallest side has a length .. .
(A) 10 cm
(B) 15 cm
(C) 20 cm
(D) 30 cm

Q.29

Which of the following is NOT the net of a


solid ?

25

2 / 3

( 64 )
(16) 1 / 4
1
(A)
54

Q.22

?
(B)

The value of

1
54

(C)

341
341
(D)
270
270

x 2 ( y z) 2
y 2 ( x z) 2
+
+
( x z) 2 y 2
( x y) 2 z 2

z 2 ( x y) 2
is equal to ( y z) 2 x 2
(A) 1
Q.23

Q.24

(B) 0

(C) 1

(D) 1/2

The length of a rectangular field is 11 m more


than its width. If the length is decreased by 12
m and the width is increased by 10 m, the
area decrease by 24 m2. Find the original
length and width of the field respectively.
(A) 18 m, 7m
(B) 9m, 5m
(C) 7m, 5m
(D) 12m , 5m
In the given figure (not drawn to scale),
ABCD is a trapezium with AB parallel to DC,
ADE is an isosceles triangle with AD = AE.
Find AEB and EAB respectively

(A) 105; 34
(C) 41; 105

(B) 105; 41
(D) 105; 54

Q.25

Two dice are thrown simultaneously. Find the


probability of getting a multiple of 4 as the
product of numbers 1
7
1
5
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
2
12
12
12

Q.26

The compound interest on a sum at 12 % p.a.


for 2 years is ` 1590. What will be the simple
interest on this sum ?
(A) ` 1500
(B) ` 1540
(C) ` 1470
(D) ` 1530

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(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

Q.30

Which of the following statements is true ?


(i) Points (3, 4) and (4, 3) represent the same
point on the graph.
(ii) The y coordinate of any point laying on
the x axis will be 0.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) both (i) and (ii)
(D) Neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.31

Arrange the given steps in CORRECT order


while constructing a rhombus ABCD in
which diagonal AC = 6.6 cm and AB = 5 cm.
(1) Join AB, BC, CD and DA.
(2) Again with C as centre and radius equal
to 5 cm draw two arcs one above the line
segment AC a another below the line
segment AC cutting first two arcs at point
D and B respectively.
(3) With A as centre and radius equal to 5
cm, draw an arc above the line segment
AC and another below AC.
(4) Draw AC = 6.6 cm
(5) Then, ABCD is the required rhombus.
(A) 1 2 3 4 5
(B) 2 3 4 1 5
(C) 3 2 1 4 5
(D) 4 3 2 1 5
3

Steps of construction
(1) Draw AB = 4.3 cm
(2) At B, draw XBA = 60
(3) With B as centre and radius equal to 5 cm,
draw an arc cutting BX at C.
(4) AT C draw YCB = 120
(5) With C as centre and diameter equal to 4.5
cm, draw an arc cutting CY at D
(6) Join AD.
ABCD is the required quadrilateral.
(A) Step 3
(B) Step 4
(C) Step 5
(D) Both A and C

Direction (31 and 33) : The given pie chart shows the
break-up of the cost of construction of a house.
Assuming that the total cost of construction is
` 600000, answer the questions given below :

Q.32

Q.33

Q.34

The amount spent on cement is . .


(A) ` 200000
(B) ` 160000
(C) ` 120000
(D) ` 100000
The amount spent on cement, steel and
supervision is what percent of the total cost of
construction ?
(A) 40 % (B) 45 % (C) 50 % (D) 55 %

Q.37

A grocer buys 80 kg of rice at ` 13.50 per kg


and mixes it with 120 kg of rice available at
` 16 per kg. At what rate per kg should he sell
the mixture to gain 20 % on the whole ?
(A) ` 12 (B) ` 18 (C) ` 15 (D) ` 16

Q.38

A cylinder has a diameter of 14 cm and the


area of its curved surface is 220 sq. cm. The
volume of the cylinder is .
(A) 770 cm3
(B) 1000 cm3
3
(C) 1540 cm
(D) 6622 cm3

Q.39

The point (3, 4) is at a distance of .


(A) 3 units from both the axis
(B) 4 units from both the axis
(C) 4 units from the x axis and 3 units from y
axis
(D) 3 units from x axis and 4 units from y
axis

Q.40

A rectangular block 6 cm 12 cm 15 cm is
cut into exact number of equal cubes.
The least possible number of cubes will
be . .
(A) 6
(B) 11
(C) 33
(D) 40

Q.41

In the given figure (not drawn to scale),


ABCD is a parallelogram and GBEF is
rectangle. Find x and y respectively.
F
E

The figure shows a solid.

Which of the following is a net of the given


solid ?
(A)

(C)

(B)

(D) None of these

Q.35

Q.36

Simplify 3xy (9xy + 14x) 27x2y2 42x2y


(A) 0
(B) 84x2y
2 2
(C) 54x y
(D) 1
Identify the INCORRECT step while
constructing a quadrilateral ABCD, given that
AB = 4.3 cm, BC = 5 cm, CD = 4.5 cm,
B = 60 and C = 120.

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D
30
90
60
A
G
(A) 30, 27
(C) 23, 30

90
67

x
B
(B) 30, 23
(D) 30, 21
4

Q.42

Factorise : 4x2 + 12xy + 9y2 8x 12y


(A) (2x 3y) (2x 3y 4)
(B) (2x + 3y) (2x + 3y 4)
(C) (2x 3y) (2x + 3y 2)
(D) (2x + 3y) (3x + 2y 4)

Q.43

Megha plants 15376 mango trees in her


garden and arranges them so that there are as
many rows as there are mango trees in each
row. The number of rows is (A) 124
(B) 126
(C) 134 (D) 144

Q.44

Q.45

Q.47

Quotient and remainder when x4 3x3y


8xy3 + 8x2y2 + 8y4 is divided by x2 + 2y2 xy
is (A) x2 2xy + 4y2 and 0
(B) x2 4xy + 5y2 and 2
(C) x2 6xy + 4y2 and 2
(D) x2 + 2xy 4y2 and 0

Q.48

The given question is followed by two


statements. You have to study the question
and the two statements given to decide which
of the statement (s) is/are required to answer
the questions.
What is the are of the right-angled triangle ?

The perimeters of a circular field and a square


field are equal. If the area of the square field
is 12100 m2, the area of the circular field will
be (A) 15500 m2
(B) 15400 m2
(C) 15200 m2
(D) 15300 m2

(I) Length of the hypotenuse is 10 cm.


(II) Perimeter of triangle is four times its
base.
(A) Only I
(B) Only II
(C) Both I and II
(D) Data inadequate

In the given graph, the coordinates of point x


are
Q.49

(A) (0, 2)
(C) (3, 2)

(B) (2, 3)
(D) (3, 0)

The measure of each angle is evenly


divisible by 12.

ACHIEVERS SECTION
Q.46

The following statements are true about


triangle XYZ.

Find the area of the following polygon, if AL


= 10 cm, AM = 20, AN = 50 cm, AO = 60
cm, AD = 90 cm, FM = 20 cm, EO = 60 cm,
CN = 40 cm and BL = 30 cm.

The measure of angle Z is greater than


the measure of angle Y.

The measure of angle Y s greater than te


measure of angle X.

The measure of angle X is greater than

40.
Which of the following is true for all four
statements for angles X, Y and Z ?
(A) mX = 72, mY = 60, mZ = 84
(B) mX = 48, mY = 60, mZ = 84
(A) 337.5 cm2
(C) 5500 cm2

(B) 384 cm2


(D) 5050 cm2

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(C) mX = 50, mY = 60, mZ = 70


(D) mX = 48, mY = 60, mZ = 72
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Q.50

Match the columns :


Column-I
(i) A shopkeeper gives two
successive discounts on an
article marked ` 450. The
first discount given is 10 %.
If the customer pays
` 344.25 for the article, the
second discount given is
(ii) A fan is listed at ` 1500 and
a discount of 20 % is
offered on the list price.
What additional discount
must be offered to the
customer to bring the net
price to ` 1104 ?
(iii) A retailer buys a sewing
machines at a discount of
15 % and sells it for
` 1955. Thus, he makes a
profit of 15 %. The
discount he get is

Column-II
(ii) ` 300

(b) 15 %

(c)

8%

(A) (i) (a), (ii) (b), (iii) (c)


(B) (i) (b), (ii) (c), (iii) (a)
(C) (i) (c), (ii) (a), (iii) (b)
(D) (i) (b), (ii) (a), (iii) (c)

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